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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

Mother's Day Treat

For all the wonderful mothers that are in need of a relaxing break.
Enjoy the comfortable and tranquil surroundings of Ballymaloe House nestled on a 400 acre estate in rural East Cork.

Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax by the log fire or on the Terrace while indulging on Afternoon Tea & Cake, take a stroll around the gardens and enjoy our traditional Sunday buffet in the evening.

From only Euro 180.00 per person including Buffet Dinner, bed & breakfast with a bunch of lovely fresh flowers in your room and complimentary afternoon tea and cake during your stay.

On Sunday nights we serve our traditional Irish Buffet served by an inspirational mother herself, Myrtle Allen.

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

Three Night Easter Weekend Family Fun at Ballymaloe

Enjoy the comfortable and friendly surroundings of Ballymaloe House this Easter.

Explore the 400 acre farm visiting the peacocks and the quickly growing piglets.

Wander along our walking paths and admire the Spring buds turning into Summer flowers.

Delight in a traditional piece of Simnel cake with some afternoon tea beside the fire. 

On Easter Sunday we host an exciting Easter Bunny Hunt and Egg painting fun. 
Rory Allen and friends will be playing music and songs in the Drawing room.

Offer includes Three Nights Dinner, Bed & Full Irish Breakfast.

Children sharing room Euro 150.00 per night inclusive of Bed & Full Irish Breakfast & Kiddies High Tea each day & Easter Activities. 

Cracking Easter Breaks at Ballymaloe House – stay with us for the Easter weekend, mid-week or join us for the whole week.  Hop along to Ballymaloe House and let us treat you and your family to a traditional Easter in the surrounds or our early spring garden and farm. There is plenty to do with the children nearby with Fota Wildlife Park, Trabolgan Holiday village and Cork city short distances away. 

Easter arts and crafts will be available throughout the weekend and an Easter egg hunt will take place throughout the freshly blooming woodlands and pathways around within the Ballymaloe estate. 

Arrive to the welcoming Ballymaloe Drawing room fire and on Friday evening enjoy a leisurely family supper at Ballymaloe House.  Relax in the morning or walk the farm and gardens,  Easter Saturday afternoon indulge in a traditional afternoon tea in the Ballymaloe Conservatory complete with Simnel Cake* and hot cross buns.

Easter Sunday is all about the children and allowing Mum and Dad to relax after a delicious Ballymaloe Easter feast.  The Egg-citing Easter Egg hunt will take place in the morning and HOP the Easter movie will be available in the afternoon.

*Simnel cake is traditionally eaten at Easter and made historically by female servants to take to their families on rare visits home.  Not only delicious, it is a symbolic Easter cake decorated to signify aspects of Christianity.  11 marzipan balls are placed around the circular marzipan coated cake depicting 11 disciples.  Although there were 12 apostles of Jesus Christ, Judas Iscariot betrayed him and is therefore omitted.

from €500.00
Book Now

Spring Ballymaloe Breather

Spring Ballymaloe Breather 

Two nights Bed & Breakfast with dinner on both nights. 

Enjoy tea and cake in the conservatory on arrival. Relax at Ballymaloe for the afternoon or visit the nearby picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton for a breath-taking stroll on the famous Ballycotton Cliff walk. 

Spend the day relaxing at Ballymaloe House and gardens and enjoy dinner in our dining room both evenings. 
Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome – complimentaryspring sparkler on arrival for Blue Book voucher holders. 

From only Euro 300.00 per person

from €300.00
Book Now

Valentine’s Escape say I love you with red Tulips

Enjoy a two night Romantic getaway at Ballymaloe House, Bed & Breakfast with dinner on one night of your choice. 

Enjoy a cosy two night stay at Ballymaloe House. You will be welcomed with a glass of pink bubbles and during your stay take a romantic stroll through our extensive 300 acre farm and gardens. 

Relax by the fire in the Drawing room or enjoy afternoon tea in our conservatory. Enjoy an intimate dinner for two in the Ballymaloe restaurant romantically decorated with red tulips. 

From only Euro 260.00 per person sharing

from €260.00
Book Now

St Patricks Getaway in the heart of East Cork

Escape to the country this St Patricks weekend and celebrate all things Irish. 

Relax in the green lush tranquillity of Ballymaloe House and gardens this St Patrick’s Day.

Peruse the menu with an aperitif in the drawing room or conservatory before dinner and enjoy a seasonal 5 course meal in the Ballymaloe restaurant. 

After dinner relish an Irish coffee nightcap by the fire before retiring to your comfortable room, From only 180.00 per person sharing 

Cork city and the Cork City St Patrick’s Festival is only 30 minutes from Ballymaloe House where you can enjoy all the excitement and annual St Patrick’s Day parade (1pm Thursday 17th March). 

Offer vaild March 12th - 16th 2016
Booking is Essentail, Please call 021 465 2531

from €180.00
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

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

Mother's Day Treat

For all the wonderful mothers that are in need of a relaxing break.
Enjoy the comfortable and tranquil surroundings of Ballymaloe House nestled on a 400 acre estate in rural East Cork.

Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax by the log fire or on the Terrace while indulging on Afternoon Tea & Cake, take a stroll around the gardens and enjoy our traditional Sunday buffet in the evening.

From only Euro 180.00 per person including Buffet Dinner, bed & breakfast with a bunch of lovely fresh flowers in your room and complimentary afternoon tea and cake during your stay.

On Sunday nights we serve our traditional Irish Buffet served by an inspirational mother herself, Myrtle Allen.

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

Three Night Easter Weekend Family Fun at Ballymaloe

Enjoy the comfortable and friendly surroundings of Ballymaloe House this Easter.

Explore the 400 acre farm visiting the peacocks and the quickly growing piglets.

Wander along our walking paths and admire the Spring buds turning into Summer flowers.

Delight in a traditional piece of Simnel cake with some afternoon tea beside the fire. 

On Easter Sunday we host an exciting Easter Bunny Hunt and Egg painting fun. 
Rory Allen and friends will be playing music and songs in the Drawing room.

Offer includes Three Nights Dinner, Bed & Full Irish Breakfast.

Children sharing room Euro 150.00 per night inclusive of Bed & Full Irish Breakfast & Kiddies High Tea each day & Easter Activities. 

Cracking Easter Breaks at Ballymaloe House – stay with us for the Easter weekend, mid-week or join us for the whole week.  Hop along to Ballymaloe House and let us treat you and your family to a traditional Easter in the surrounds or our early spring garden and farm. There is plenty to do with the children nearby with Fota Wildlife Park, Trabolgan Holiday village and Cork city short distances away. 

Easter arts and crafts will be available throughout the weekend and an Easter egg hunt will take place throughout the freshly blooming woodlands and pathways around within the Ballymaloe estate. 

Arrive to the welcoming Ballymaloe Drawing room fire and on Friday evening enjoy a leisurely family supper at Ballymaloe House.  Relax in the morning or walk the farm and gardens,  Easter Saturday afternoon indulge in a traditional afternoon tea in the Ballymaloe Conservatory complete with Simnel Cake* and hot cross buns.

Easter Sunday is all about the children and allowing Mum and Dad to relax after a delicious Ballymaloe Easter feast.  The Egg-citing Easter Egg hunt will take place in the morning and HOP the Easter movie will be available in the afternoon.

*Simnel cake is traditionally eaten at Easter and made historically by female servants to take to their families on rare visits home.  Not only delicious, it is a symbolic Easter cake decorated to signify aspects of Christianity.  11 marzipan balls are placed around the circular marzipan coated cake depicting 11 disciples.  Although there were 12 apostles of Jesus Christ, Judas Iscariot betrayed him and is therefore omitted.

from €500.00
Book Now

Spring Ballymaloe Breather

Spring Ballymaloe Breather 

Two nights Bed & Breakfast with dinner on both nights. 

Enjoy tea and cake in the conservatory on arrival. Relax at Ballymaloe for the afternoon or visit the nearby picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton for a breath-taking stroll on the famous Ballycotton Cliff walk. 

Spend the day relaxing at Ballymaloe House and gardens and enjoy dinner in our dining room both evenings. 
Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome – complimentaryspring sparkler on arrival for Blue Book voucher holders. 

From only Euro 300.00 per person

from €300.00
Book Now

Valentine’s Escape say I love you with red Tulips

Enjoy a two night Romantic getaway at Ballymaloe House, Bed & Breakfast with dinner on one night of your choice. 

Enjoy a cosy two night stay at Ballymaloe House. You will be welcomed with a glass of pink bubbles and during your stay take a romantic stroll through our extensive 300 acre farm and gardens. 

Relax by the fire in the Drawing room or enjoy afternoon tea in our conservatory. Enjoy an intimate dinner for two in the Ballymaloe restaurant romantically decorated with red tulips. 

From only Euro 260.00 per person sharing

from €260.00
Book Now

St Patricks Getaway in the heart of East Cork

Escape to the country this St Patricks weekend and celebrate all things Irish. 

Relax in the green lush tranquillity of Ballymaloe House and gardens this St Patrick’s Day.

Peruse the menu with an aperitif in the drawing room or conservatory before dinner and enjoy a seasonal 5 course meal in the Ballymaloe restaurant. 

After dinner relish an Irish coffee nightcap by the fire before retiring to your comfortable room, From only 180.00 per person sharing 

Cork city and the Cork City St Patrick’s Festival is only 30 minutes from Ballymaloe House where you can enjoy all the excitement and annual St Patrick’s Day parade (1pm Thursday 17th March). 

Offer vaild March 12th - 16th 2016
Booking is Essentail, Please call 021 465 2531

from €180.00
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

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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