Our beautifully restored historic hotel is cared for by a team who take genuine pride in delivering impeccable service and exceeding expectations at every turn. Overlooking The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace - the entrance used by the Royal family - The Rubens showcases exceptional dining journeys, and enriching and rewarding experiences, from the very first moment guests are greeted by our red-uniformed doormen...
Our hotel remains open and we are here to welcome you for any business-related stay. Our restaurants and bars are closed, however you can enjoy in-room dining throughout your stay.
Ireland has a rich history of artisan craftsmanship, and the west of Ireland in particular has drawn these craftspeople as a place of inspiration and work.
The enthusiasm and passion of these food producers is infectious and all the more intimate when they welcome you into their homes.
Travel back through the annals of time and meet the experts who carry the art forms of ancient Ireland into the present day.
Meet the people who have been shaped by this exposed landscape and learn about the skills and crafts that have allowed this resilient race to survive here over the centuries.
We are proud that these experiences have been selected as a Make Travel Matter (MTM) experience. Chosen for the positive impact they have on the traveller and communities we explore, they directly advance the United Nations Global Goal 11 'Sustainable Cities and Communities' by preserving local traditions, natural and built heritage and promoting cultural vibrancy.