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Ballymaloe House

Country Farm House accommodation and Restaurant, Shanagarry, Midleton, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 21-4652531 Fax: +353 21-4652021 Email: res@ballymaloe.ie Website: www.ballymaloe.ie

Ballymaloe House is a family-run country house hotel famous for its outstanding hospitality and superb food. The 17th century house built onto a Norman keep is nestled in a 400 acre estate in rural East Cork. Ballymaloe House is only 20 miles from the historic city of Cork, and minutes from the breathtaking south coast.

The bedrooms come in all shapes and sizes, from large and airy to cozy including ground floor rooms in the courtyard. Amenities include a small golf course on the premises and within easy reach of several other championship golf courses. Sea and river fishing can be arranged within 5-20 miles. Outdoor heated pool (summer use).

Babysitting available. Outdoor children's play area. Tennis court.

Members of the family also run an excellent craft and specialist kitchenware shop on the premises, the Ballymaloe Cookery School & Gardens in Shanagarry and the café in the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork city. The food is largely produced on the home farm and has won high recommendation in all important food and restaurant guides.

Proprietors:

The Allen Family

Directions:

From Cork take N25 east. Then take R630 and R631. We are two miles beyond Cloyne on the Ballycotton road. 
 
From Waterford take N25 west to Castlemartyr. Follow signs to Ballymaloe. Take care to find Cloyne Road in Ladysbridge.

Click here for Garmin Sat Nav directions

Special Offers

"Relish" two nights at Ballymaloe

Relish in a two night stay including dinner one evening at Ballymaloe House and immerse yourself in the ultimate Ballymaloe experience.

On arrival you will be welcomed with a Ballymaloe gift pack including a copy of Myrtle Allen's signed cookbook.

During your stay you may enjoy a leisurely browse of The Ballymaloe craft and kitchen shop before enjoying your lunch in the “Cafe at the End of the Shop”

Stroll in the gardens or relax in our drawing room. Choose two of the following activities and feel part of every aspect of life in Ballymaloe House. We will be happy to organise times in advance of your stay and answer any questions you might have.

1.
For the early riser! Bread making in the Ballymaloe Kitchen an hour long class starting at 7am. Take your
baking home to enjoy with your family and friends.

2.
Enjoy a guided tour through the Ballymaloe walled garden at 11:30am and take home some seeds to sow in your own garden.

3.
Visit the original Ballymaloe cellar with one of our Sommeliers at 5pm and enjoy a tasting from our award winning wine list.

To further immerse yourself in a Ballymaloe culinary experience, our staff would be delighted to arrange a visit to the famous Ballymaloe Cookery School and gardens and depending on availability, they will organise booking you into an afternoon demonstration (charge applies).

from €390.00
Book Now

The Nualas Early dinner, show and B&B from only Euro 165 per person

The Nuala's - Friday 31st July

Early dinner, show and B&B for only Euro 165 per person. 

Dripping kooky, faux glamour, the Nualas will win you over with their nutty lyrics, zany tunes and endearingly silly dresses.  Buffed, detoxed and booti-licious, this singing comedy trio are jetting into the Ballymaloe Grainstore for one night only with their shiniest show ever - Expect glitz, cleavage, acrobatic vocals, stunning instrumentation and provocative chat about current stuff.  

The Nualas will both serenade and entertain you and before the show you can enjoy an early supper in the comfort of Ballymaloe House knowing you are staying for a leisurely night after the show and famous Ballymaloe breakfast. 

from €165.00
Book Now

Bake your own bread!

Are you an early riser ? why not enjoy a night in Ballymaloe House and bake your own bread with our chef at 7am during your stay.

Step into the kitchen and roll up your sleeves, you can learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking.

From only Euro 215.00 per person with one nights bed and breakfast included along with dinner in the evening.

Please note that if staying on a Sunday night we offer our guests the traditional Ballymaloe buffet dinner of carved meats and seasonal salads served by the Allen family rather than the 5 course dinner.

from €215.00
Book Now

Ballymaloe Escape to the Country

Only 30 minutes from Cork City... yet feel a world away!

Escape to the country for two nights and relax in the comfort of Ballymaloe House from as little as €365.00 per person sharing.

Enjoy two nights bed and breakfast and one delicious five course evening meal.

After breakfast our chefs will pack you a delicious seasonal picnic to enjoy on the cliffs of the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, before you sail off on an exclusive excursion to the Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tour.

http://www.ballycottonislandlighthousetours.com/

(Subject to availability & booking essential)

 



from €365
Book Now

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Join us and enjoy the world famous Jameson Whiskey at its best.

Arrive into Ballymaloe to a Midleton Very Rare in our Drawing room or on the Terrace.
Savour a delicious dinner in the dining room followed by an Irish coffee night cap.

After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in neighbouring town of Midleton to find out how Irish whiskey has been made from the beginning to now.

from €230.50
Book Now

"Relish" two nights at Ballymaloe

Relish in a two night stay including dinner one evening at Ballymaloe House and immerse yourself in the ultimate Ballymaloe experience.

On arrival you will be welcomed with a Ballymaloe gift pack including a copy of Myrtle Allen's signed cookbook.

During your stay you may enjoy a leisurely browse of The Ballymaloe craft and kitchen shop before enjoying your lunch in the “Cafe at the End of the Shop”

Stroll in the gardens or relax in our drawing room. Choose two of the following activities and feel part of every aspect of life in Ballymaloe House. We will be happy to organise times in advance of your stay and answer any questions you might have.

1.
For the early riser! Bread making in the Ballymaloe Kitchen an hour long class starting at 7am. Take your
baking home to enjoy with your family and friends.

2.
Enjoy a guided tour through the Ballymaloe walled garden at 11:30am and take home some seeds to sow in your own garden.

3.
Visit the original Ballymaloe cellar with one of our Sommeliers at 5pm and enjoy a tasting from our award winning wine list.

To further immerse yourself in a Ballymaloe culinary experience, our staff would be delighted to arrange a visit to the famous Ballymaloe Cookery School and gardens and depending on availability, they will organise booking you into an afternoon demonstration (charge applies).

from €390.00
Book Now

The Nualas Early dinner, show and B&B from only Euro 165 per person

The Nuala's - Friday 31st July

Early dinner, show and B&B for only Euro 165 per person. 

Dripping kooky, faux glamour, the Nualas will win you over with their nutty lyrics, zany tunes and endearingly silly dresses.  Buffed, detoxed and booti-licious, this singing comedy trio are jetting into the Ballymaloe Grainstore for one night only with their shiniest show ever - Expect glitz, cleavage, acrobatic vocals, stunning instrumentation and provocative chat about current stuff.  

The Nualas will both serenade and entertain you and before the show you can enjoy an early supper in the comfort of Ballymaloe House knowing you are staying for a leisurely night after the show and famous Ballymaloe breakfast. 

from €165.00
Book Now

Bake your own bread!

Are you an early riser ? why not enjoy a night in Ballymaloe House and bake your own bread with our chef at 7am during your stay.

Step into the kitchen and roll up your sleeves, you can learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking.

From only Euro 215.00 per person with one nights bed and breakfast included along with dinner in the evening.

Please note that if staying on a Sunday night we offer our guests the traditional Ballymaloe buffet dinner of carved meats and seasonal salads served by the Allen family rather than the 5 course dinner.

from €215.00
Book Now

Ballymaloe Escape to the Country

Only 30 minutes from Cork City... yet feel a world away!

Escape to the country for two nights and relax in the comfort of Ballymaloe House from as little as €365.00 per person sharing.

Enjoy two nights bed and breakfast and one delicious five course evening meal.

After breakfast our chefs will pack you a delicious seasonal picnic to enjoy on the cliffs of the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, before you sail off on an exclusive excursion to the Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tour.

http://www.ballycottonislandlighthousetours.com/

(Subject to availability & booking essential)

 



from €365
Book Now

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Join us and enjoy the world famous Jameson Whiskey at its best.

Arrive into Ballymaloe to a Midleton Very Rare in our Drawing room or on the Terrace.
Savour a delicious dinner in the dining room followed by an Irish coffee night cap.

After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in neighbouring town of Midleton to find out how Irish whiskey has been made from the beginning to now.

from €230.50
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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