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Ballymaloe House Restaurant

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Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
353214652531
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful and delicious evening in this beautifully decorated restaurant. If you are travelling in the area of Cork , don t miss it. The house is located in a nice and quiet park on the countryside and you can stay in their hotel as well.

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Thank eva r
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

I am delighted you enjoyed your meal with us. Next time you visit maybe you will stay a night or two! Thank you for the wonderful review. More 

London
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ballymaloe's reputation rests on its food and cookery school. Dining at the House Restaurant is exceptional with everything sourced locally when not actually grown on the farm. Produce is treated with real integrity, resulting in simple food creatively used and absolutely in season. It's not cheap, but it is worth ever penny and everyone should eat her at least once.... More 

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so delighted that you enjoyed the Ballymaloe dining experience. We are lucky to have the wonderful fresh produce from the Sea at Ballycotton, local Farms and our Gardens. Please do come and see us again soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family lunch booked in Ballymaloe on a Saturday and weren't disappointed.we had heard varied reports on service and quality but the service quality of luck and desserts was fantastic. As with all quality experiences yes you pay but this was certainly worth the money...we will definetly be back

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Thank padsywack
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. I am delighted you enjoyed your family lunch with us. The Dessert trolley is very often the highlight of the meal! We hope to see you here again with us sometime soon! More 

Staffordshire
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for supper (75 euro pp) and advised (weeks in advance) two in the party were veggie. There was the standard menu and the veggie main was basically pasta bake :( Great soup course - chilled cucumber soup. followed by Labneh which was v tasty. The disappointment was the main course - I asked for something different and got... More 

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Thank AMPH
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us at Ballymaloe and for your kind review. While we certainly do our best to cater for all customers requirments we are an Irish Country House Hotel, serving the food from the land and the Sea nearby. So Meat and Fish are the speciality with of course the fabulous vegetables grown in our Garden.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't eat for days before you go there. Old style country house with top quality locally gown and sourced delicious food.

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Thank ValerieSymes
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed our friday night Hors d'oeuvre buffet. It is a great way to show case all the wonderful Fish we have and the Pates and the Vegetables from the garden. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a review of the cafe in the shop, not the hotel dining room. We've been coming for lunch for over a decade and have never once been disappointed. The cafe is always packed - expect to wait for a table - which is always a strong indication of a pedigree. All the food is homemade and the menu... More 

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Thank CraigD999
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

I am replying to this on behalf of Dervilla and her team at the Cafe at the End Of The Shop. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. The Cafe, as you know is very popular and occupies a small space so very often there is a queue but as you say, the food is worth the wait! We... More 

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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't describe how delicious everything we had was. There aren't words. But absolutely everything was utterly delectable. The teas, breads, the BUTTER (oh, the butter!), the tart, the sandwiches, the cakes, the cheesecake....

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Thank Snugglehump
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed everything at Ballymaloe. Many of the ingredients are from our farm, including the Butter from the Jersey Cows at the Cookery School. Thank you for visiting us and your great review and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called for afternoon coffee whilst out and about. Excellent shop and the coffee and deserts were first class and well worth visiting for. If in the area again will definitely be back.

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Thank TheNorBanker
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the super review of Ballymaloe Shop and Cafe which is on the grounds of Ballymaloe House. All the food for the Cafe is cooked on site and I will certainly pass on the compliments to Dervilla, who runs the Cafe and Wendy, who runs the Shop. We all look forward to your return visit to any of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This property was amazing. Beautiful surroundings. Rooms amazing. Home made beautiful breakfasts. Hosts Mary and Jeremy went far beyond expectations in looking after us.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was to die for all 5 courses where top class all natural not liquidised or cover in silly sauces real food real flavours. Neven Maguire could maybe take a cooking class here is was so good. The grounds are fabulous and the our door pool all great. The art sculptures all over the grounds very interesting. Saturday... More 

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Thank Tripandadvice
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are all thrilled you enjoyed your time at Ballymaloe. I will let all the departments know as it really is a team effort! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $84
Cuisine
Irish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
  • Phone Number: 353214652531
Description
Irish Country House ,

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