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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

Paul Brady at The Ballymaloe Grainstore - Autumn Break

To celebrate Paul Brady's debut concert at Ballymaloe Grainstore, Ballymaloe House is offering an Autumn two night unique Bed & Breakfast break for two from Sunday 30th October.

Including early supper on show night, tickets to Paul Brady and dinner in the Yeats room restaurant on Monday 31st October.

Starting from €360.00 per person sharing.

from €360.00
Book Now

Stay at Ballymaloe and enjoy a magical Glasshouse Feast

The annual Glasshouse dinner is a truly magical and unique dining experience. A delightful evening at the Ballymaloe Cookery School where the menu is lovingly prepared and served by Rory O’Connell and his team and the produce is grown or reared on the Ballymaloe Farms. The evening is held in aid of the Slow Food Movement.

At the Ballymaloe Glasshouse dinner, you will be welcomed with a glass of bubbles or elderflower lemonade and seasonal canapes in the cookery school at 4pm. Darina Allen will welcome you and commence the evening by speaking enthusiastically on the merits of the slow food movement followed by a walk to visit the Ballymaloe cookery school gardens, farm animals, dairy and potage. Darina or a family member will lead you to the Glasshouses, where music will welcome you into this magical dinner setting. Tables are naturally styled yet pristinely set with crisp white table cloths as they sit amongst the tomato vines and rich greens of the cookery school produce. The air is warm and freshly scented and all your senses will be engaged in the beauty and uniqueness of the venue. Rory O’Connell and his team of passionate chefs and enthusiastic staff will serve a special menu for the evening designed to use the very best and freshest of ingredients which will look and taste their absolute best.

The Glasshouse dinner at the Ballymaloe Cookery School and bed and breakfast at Ballymaloe House costs €260 per person sharing

from €260.00
Book Now

Irelands Ancient East at Ballymaloe House

This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched Ireland's Ancient East tourism initiative.

Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history. Jane Hayter-Hames’s book 'The History of a Place and its People' explores the history of the house and its people.

With this package you receive a copy of Jane's book to take home with you and Rory Allen will take you on a private tour of Ballymaloe house. Rory grew up at Ballymaloe House and will tell you more about some of the buildings history, artefacts and insight into life now and historically at Ballymaloe House.

Make Ballymaloe House your home for two night mid-week and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy a visit to the home of Jameson Whiskey in the market town of Midleton and other historic towns of interest Cobh and Youghal. Closer to your temporary home enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.

This package includes two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant. Enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings.

From only Euro 337.50 per person sharing

from €From Only
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

Lazy Sundays at Ballymaloe

Relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday at Ballymaloe
from only 180.00 per person.

Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax by the log fire or on the terrace, take a stroll around the gardens and enjoy our traditional Sunday buffet in the evening.

Our traditional Sunday buffet night dinner consists of a wide selection of fish and meat patés, shellfish (clams, cockles, mussels, crab, shrimps and lobster as available), locally smoked fish (eel, mackerel, salmon), home-produced vegetable salads and freshly cooked local meats (beef, pork, turkey, ham, lamb, ox tongue etc)

The buffet is a house specialty and served by the Allen family. All food is prepared during the afternoon.

from €180.00
Book Now

Paul Brady at The Ballymaloe Grainstore - Autumn Break

To celebrate Paul Brady's debut concert at Ballymaloe Grainstore, Ballymaloe House is offering an Autumn two night unique Bed & Breakfast break for two from Sunday 30th October.

Including early supper on show night, tickets to Paul Brady and dinner in the Yeats room restaurant on Monday 31st October.

Starting from €360.00 per person sharing.

from €360.00
Book Now

Stay at Ballymaloe and enjoy a magical Glasshouse Feast

The annual Glasshouse dinner is a truly magical and unique dining experience. A delightful evening at the Ballymaloe Cookery School where the menu is lovingly prepared and served by Rory O’Connell and his team and the produce is grown or reared on the Ballymaloe Farms. The evening is held in aid of the Slow Food Movement.

At the Ballymaloe Glasshouse dinner, you will be welcomed with a glass of bubbles or elderflower lemonade and seasonal canapes in the cookery school at 4pm. Darina Allen will welcome you and commence the evening by speaking enthusiastically on the merits of the slow food movement followed by a walk to visit the Ballymaloe cookery school gardens, farm animals, dairy and potage. Darina or a family member will lead you to the Glasshouses, where music will welcome you into this magical dinner setting. Tables are naturally styled yet pristinely set with crisp white table cloths as they sit amongst the tomato vines and rich greens of the cookery school produce. The air is warm and freshly scented and all your senses will be engaged in the beauty and uniqueness of the venue. Rory O’Connell and his team of passionate chefs and enthusiastic staff will serve a special menu for the evening designed to use the very best and freshest of ingredients which will look and taste their absolute best.

The Glasshouse dinner at the Ballymaloe Cookery School and bed and breakfast at Ballymaloe House costs €260 per person sharing

from €260.00
Book Now

Irelands Ancient East at Ballymaloe House

This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched Ireland's Ancient East tourism initiative.

Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history. Jane Hayter-Hames’s book 'The History of a Place and its People' explores the history of the house and its people.

With this package you receive a copy of Jane's book to take home with you and Rory Allen will take you on a private tour of Ballymaloe house. Rory grew up at Ballymaloe House and will tell you more about some of the buildings history, artefacts and insight into life now and historically at Ballymaloe House.

Make Ballymaloe House your home for two night mid-week and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy a visit to the home of Jameson Whiskey in the market town of Midleton and other historic towns of interest Cobh and Youghal. Closer to your temporary home enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.

This package includes two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant. Enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings.

From only Euro 337.50 per person sharing

from €From Only
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

Lazy Sundays at Ballymaloe

Relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday at Ballymaloe
from only 180.00 per person.

Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax by the log fire or on the terrace, take a stroll around the gardens and enjoy our traditional Sunday buffet in the evening.

Our traditional Sunday buffet night dinner consists of a wide selection of fish and meat patés, shellfish (clams, cockles, mussels, crab, shrimps and lobster as available), locally smoked fish (eel, mackerel, salmon), home-produced vegetable salads and freshly cooked local meats (beef, pork, turkey, ham, lamb, ox tongue etc)

The buffet is a house specialty and served by the Allen family. All food is prepared during the afternoon.

from €180.00
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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