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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant

163 North Main Street, Youghal, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 24-92424 Fax: +353 24-93633 Email: info@ahernes.net Website: www.ahernes.net

Open wood fires and the warmest of welcomes await you in this family run hotel in the Historic walled port of Youghal. The bedrooms exude comfort and luxury, stylishly furnished with Antiques and paintings. The Famous Seafood Bar and Restaurant Specialise in the freshest of the local landed Seafood (Lobster, Oysters, Crab Prawns, Mussels, Salmon, Squid, Sole, etc today's catch).

The Bar is renowned for its friendliness; you will enjoy a chat with the locals along with your Guinness & Seafood. Gluten Free Meals have been served in both restaurant and Seafood bar for 20 Years.

The Historic Port of Youghal (the Old Town Walls built in the 12th Century are still intact) is one of Ireland's Heritage Towns and is steeped in history. Sir Walter Raleigh was Mayor of Youghal in 1588 and 1589. Youghal is on the southern coast of Ireland on the N25, 35 minutes from Cork Airport, two hours from Shannon Airport.


This area is a golfers paradise; 12 Courses within 1 hour's drive. Picture perfect to tour the beautiful South, Waterford Crystal, Cobh, Jameson Irish Whiskey Centre, Blarney, Rock of Cashel are all within easy driving distance. Equestrian, hill-walking, fishing, quad-biking, miles of sandy beaches are all local.

Proprietor: The Fitzgibbon Family

Directions:

  • On the N25 (main Moscow to Dingle Road!
  • Cork: 30 minutes
  • Rosslare: 2 hours
  • Dublin: Take the N7 then the M7 onto the M9 to Waterford then take the N25 West to Youghal. 2.30 hrs.

Click here for Garmin Sat Nav directions

Special Offers

Bed & Full Irish Breakfast

This room rate includes "One of the best breakfast's in Ireland" - according to The Guardian Newspaper.

Enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice, home made fresh fruit salad & poached pears. Choose from a full Irish breakfast or fresh fish of the day cooked to order. 

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

from €120
Book Now

1 Night Dinner Bed & Breakfast

One nights bed and breakfast including a delicious 3 course dinner menu served in our romantic restaurant.  We use the finest of locally sourced produce in all of our dishes.

Availble 7 days a week subject to availabilityPlease advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

Whisk your loved one away to Ahernes and enjoy a stroll by the harbour, a lovely meal in our Restaurant, sit by the fire and have a drink afterwards at your leisure.

Only 30 minutes from Cork and 45 minutes from Waterford City.

 Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

from €190
Book Now

3 Night Getaway by the Sea

Relax & Enjoy 3 nights accommodation, Dinner on two nights (3 course Table D'hote Menu) and  breakfast all three. 

Just now 2 hours from Dublin or 4 from Northern Ireland.

Enjoy long walks by the Sea on miles of Sandy Beach in Youghal.  Cliff walks at Ballycotton or Ardmore.  Discover delightful towns Lismore, Cappoquin, Kinsale  and Cobh.   Or just chill by the Fire at Ahernes!  Ahernes is at the heart of Youghal which is a very interesting walled historic town.   Enjoy a Family welcome, the freshest of locally landed fish and shellfish arriving every day.  We also cater to non- fish lovers & vegetarians.

from €480
Book Now

Tasting Menu - 1 night treat

Chef David FitzGibbon has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Aherne's with the freshest of local produce including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods.

1 nights bed & breakfast + tasting menu from €130pps. all offers are subject to availability.

Sample Tasting Menu

Mussels in Garlic Butter served with Guinness

*

Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing

Prosecco Il Cartigiano

*

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce

 Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)

(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

*

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto

Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

*

Organic Green Salad

*

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)

Sangiovese (Italy) 2010

*

Farmhouse Cheese

Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port


*

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

*

Espresso or Mint Infusion

 

from €260
Book Now

2 night stay with delicious Tasting Menu

Chef David has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Ahernes. Including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods.

2 nights bed & breakfast including the delicious 8 course tasting menu on one night from €190pps. All offers are subject to availability.

Sample Tasting Menu

Mussels in Garlic Butter served with Guinness

*

Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing

Prosecco Il Cartigiano

*

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce

 Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)

(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

*

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto

Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

*

Organic Green Salad

*

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)

Sangiovese (Italy) 2010

*

Farmhouse Cheese

Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port

*

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

*

Espresso or Mint Infusion

from €380
Book Now

Valentines 2017 Two Night Escape

This Valentines escape includes two nights bed & breakfast including a delicious 8 course tasting menu with accompanied drinks on the evening of your choice. 

On arrival you will find homemad chocolates and a bottle of Prosecco in your room! Late checkout until 2pm and late breakfast as part of this relaxing break.  

There are many local trails and trips in store, for instance twenty minutes away in beautiful An Rinn you will find Seaweed Baths. We can help you plan your adventures further if you wish.  

Available 9th-19th Feb, subject to availability.  
Total stay 400 euro  

AHERNES  sample Tasting Menu 

Mussels in Garlic Butter with Murphys Stout
Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing
Prosecco Il Cartigiano

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce
Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto
Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

Organic Green Salad

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)
Malbec 2014

Farmhouse Cheese
Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

Espresso or Mint Infusion

Total stay 400 euro

from €400
Book Now

Bed & Full Irish Breakfast

This room rate includes "One of the best breakfast's in Ireland" - according to The Guardian Newspaper.

Enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice, home made fresh fruit salad & poached pears. Choose from a full Irish breakfast or fresh fish of the day cooked to order. 

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

from €120
Book Now

1 Night Dinner Bed & Breakfast

One nights bed and breakfast including a delicious 3 course dinner menu served in our romantic restaurant.  We use the finest of locally sourced produce in all of our dishes.

Availble 7 days a week subject to availabilityPlease advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

Whisk your loved one away to Ahernes and enjoy a stroll by the harbour, a lovely meal in our Restaurant, sit by the fire and have a drink afterwards at your leisure.

Only 30 minutes from Cork and 45 minutes from Waterford City.

 Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

from €190
Book Now

3 Night Getaway by the Sea

Relax & Enjoy 3 nights accommodation, Dinner on two nights (3 course Table D'hote Menu) and  breakfast all three. 

Just now 2 hours from Dublin or 4 from Northern Ireland.

Enjoy long walks by the Sea on miles of Sandy Beach in Youghal.  Cliff walks at Ballycotton or Ardmore.  Discover delightful towns Lismore, Cappoquin, Kinsale  and Cobh.   Or just chill by the Fire at Ahernes!  Ahernes is at the heart of Youghal which is a very interesting walled historic town.   Enjoy a Family welcome, the freshest of locally landed fish and shellfish arriving every day.  We also cater to non- fish lovers & vegetarians.

from €480
Book Now

Tasting Menu - 1 night treat

Chef David FitzGibbon has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Aherne's with the freshest of local produce including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods.

1 nights bed & breakfast + tasting menu from €130pps. all offers are subject to availability.

Sample Tasting Menu

Mussels in Garlic Butter served with Guinness

*

Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing

Prosecco Il Cartigiano

*

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce

 Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)

(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

*

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto

Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

*

Organic Green Salad

*

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)

Sangiovese (Italy) 2010

*

Farmhouse Cheese

Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port


*

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

*

Espresso or Mint Infusion

 

from €260
Book Now

2 night stay with delicious Tasting Menu

Chef David has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Ahernes. Including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods.

2 nights bed & breakfast including the delicious 8 course tasting menu on one night from €190pps. All offers are subject to availability.

Sample Tasting Menu

Mussels in Garlic Butter served with Guinness

*

Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing

Prosecco Il Cartigiano

*

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce

 Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)

(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

*

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto

Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

*

Organic Green Salad

*

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)

Sangiovese (Italy) 2010

*

Farmhouse Cheese

Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port

*

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

*

Espresso or Mint Infusion

from €380
Book Now

Valentines 2017 Two Night Escape

This Valentines escape includes two nights bed & breakfast including a delicious 8 course tasting menu with accompanied drinks on the evening of your choice. 

On arrival you will find homemad chocolates and a bottle of Prosecco in your room! Late checkout until 2pm and late breakfast as part of this relaxing break.  

There are many local trails and trips in store, for instance twenty minutes away in beautiful An Rinn you will find Seaweed Baths. We can help you plan your adventures further if you wish.  

Available 9th-19th Feb, subject to availability.  
Total stay 400 euro  

AHERNES  sample Tasting Menu 

Mussels in Garlic Butter with Murphys Stout
Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing
Prosecco Il Cartigiano

Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce
Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)(Noemie Vernaux) 2009

Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto
Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010

Organic Green Salad

Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)
Malbec 2014

Farmhouse Cheese
Warre’s 2001 Late Bottled Vintage Port

Selection of Homemade Ice Creams

Espresso or Mint Infusion

Total stay 400 euro

from €400
Book Now

Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.
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