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All 5 Shanagarry Restaurants

Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 (0)21 4652531
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Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Shanagarry
Price range: $31 - $125
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Just loved the place full of character and fantastic food. It is a huge estate with great walks. We happened to arrive when they had a very big Craft fair on in the Grain Store, all craft people from the area exhibiting. Will definately return

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we are delighted you enjoyed your visit & meeting all the craft makers , Hazel More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had lunch here last week and it was truly amazing! Pate for starter was so tasty and the best ever hake iv had in my life The dessert trolley was outstanding. There was not one thing wrong with the food. This is going to become a well frequented favourite

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we look forward to seeing you again soon , Gillian would be very happy to chat to you about our supply of fish which all comes from Ballycotton. Hazel More

Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I will never forget the whole experience of my time spent in Ballymaloe. I was invited to eat there for a birthday celebration and it was Sunday lunch time. I ordered the mussels to start, I can only say that they were the tastiest mussels I have ever eaten, it is no exaggeration to say that they tasted as though... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments following your Sunday . Hazel More

Kingswinford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had been looking forward to a special meal but were truly disappointed from the moment we stepped through the door. To begin with finding Ballymaloe House in the dark was very challenging as signage was very poor. We were forced to ring as we feared we might arrive late and we were made to feel uncomfortable as a result... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , late arrival is never a problem and very thoughtful of you to call , we are sorry you were unhappy with your visit . Hazel More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch at Ballymaloe and would highly recommend it. It was everything that delish farm to fork should be. It was extremely challenging to find, but worth it once we got there. Our server was very busy and appeared to be working the dining room alone and as a result kept forgetting requests and had a bit of... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments , and disappointed to hear the service let us down Hazel More

Dublin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I've eaten in Ballymaloe a number of times, both with family and as a couple and it never fails to delight. Fresh, local produce served with care and grace by the Allen family and their cohort of staff. Whatever you do, go there hungry!

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and so glad you continue to enjoy your visits to Ballymaloe Hazel More

Mountrath, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This dining experience was even better than i had anticipated. My husband and I went here on a tuesday afternoon for a midday meal. We dined in the house, not in the cafe, and it was the most tasty relaxing lunch I have had in a long time. It is a beautiful old house, and from the dining room you... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your lunch at Ballymaloe , we always like to see people from Co. Laoise , where Darina & I came from . Hazel More

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Was very very disappointed with dinner in this over priced restaurant in mid-August. Had booked this meal well in advance for a family of four, and yet it took over one hour to get our main course served, which was "smothered in sauce" when it should have been in a separate container as I would have liked to have Seen... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback , al feedback is helpful Hazel More

Sarasota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Had excellent meal last week with my Wife. Raw Veg.with dip + Soup for Starter. Buttered Lobster + Hake for Entree. Goose + Monkfish for Main. Cheeseboard of Irish Cheese . Selection of Deserts. Excellent Food served with Style by well trained Staff. We were located in an alcove with 4 Tables for 2. One felt they were missing out... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and so sorry you felt you were missing out on the atmosphere . Hazel More

Waterford, Ireland
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I am quite horrified that so many recent reviewers have given such negative comments. As a lover of all things food I have wanted to go to Ballymaloe for quite some time, so I was worried that I might be disappointed. I have to say it was one of the best dining experiences I've ever had! What some other reviewers... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind remarks and explaining that we continue to serve & grow, what we consider to be traditional country house food in a traditional style. Hazel More

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Additional Information about Ballymaloe House

Address: Shanagarry, Shanagarry, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)21 4652531
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
Average Prices: USD 31 - 125
Cuisine: Irish

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