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.

Special Offers

Sushi Made Simple Ballymaloe Break

Tuesday 27th November - From €305.00 per person sharing

Check in to your comfortable country house room at Ballymaloe House and spend Tuesday afternoon relaxing at the house or enjoy exploring our farm, gardens or East Cork coast by walking the cliff walk in the nearby picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton. That evening sip an aperitif by the fire in our Drawing room before a leisurely 5 course dinner at Ballymaloe House.

Wake up Wednesday morning to the peaceful sounds of the countryside and our award winning Irish breakfast, before heading over to Ballymaloe Cookery school to join the "Sushi Made Simple half day course.

The intensive half-day demonstration by Shermin Mustafa will demystify this jewel of Japanese cuisine. Using fresh fish straight from the boats in Ballycotton Bay Shermin will create sublime sushi and sashimi. Shermin will start by explaining the ingredients, basic equipment and techniques required, giving you the confidence to serve it to guests at home or in a restaurant. Sushi gets the ‘thumbs up’ from cardiologists and nutritionists – not least because it is based mainly on fresh fish, seaweed, vegetables and rice, but it is also low in saturated fat, high in vital omega 3s and rich in vitamins and minerals.

This is followed by a Sushi light lunch sampling the eight different types of sushi and sashimi in the cookery school dining room.

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Christmas Cookie Making Break

Thursday 22nd November - From €305.00 per person sharing

One-night B&B and dinner at Ballymaloe House and a Christmas Cookie Baking half day course at The Ballymaloe Cookery School (the afternoon demonstration is from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm on Friday 23rd November).

Check in to your comfortable country house room at Ballymaloe House and spend Thursday afternoon relaxing at the house or enjoy exploring our farm, gardens or East Cork coast by walking the cliff walk in the nearby picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton. That evening sip an aperitif by the fire in our Drawing room before a leisurely 5 course dinner at Ballymaloe House. Wake up Friday morning to the peaceful sounds of the countryside and our award winning Irish breakfast.

Head to the Ballymaloe Cookery School, in Shanagarry, 4 km from Ballymaloe House, and check in by 2.30 pm, for a short demonstration of essential techniques and a practical, fun and hands-on session in the Ballymaloe Cookery school kitchens. You will master the art of cookie making and learn recipes and gift packaging ideas for 8 – 10 traditional German and Nordic Christmas cookies and as well as the recipes, you will have plenty of cookies to take home too.

Dinner, Bed & breakfast is on Thursday 22nd November, Christmas Cookie making is on Friday 23rd November at Ballymaloe Cookery school.

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Hands-on Christmas Party Break at Ballymaloe House

Monday 10th December - From 330.00 per person sharing

Attend the half day Hands-on Christmas Party course at The Ballymaloe Cookery School (the afternoon demonstration is from 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm on Tuesday 11th December) after a Monday night’s B&B and delicious dinner at Ballymaloe House

Check in to your comfortable country house room at Ballymaloe House on Monday afternoon 10th December and spend the afternoon relaxing at the house or enjoy exploring our farm, gardens or East Cork coast by walking the cliff walk in the nearby picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton. That evening sip an aperitif by the fire in our Drawing room before a leisurely 5 course dinner at Ballymaloe House. Wake up Tuesday morning to the peaceful sounds of the countryside and our award winning Irish breakfast.

After a light lunch in the house or at the Ballymaloe café, head to the Ballymaloe Cookery School, in Shanagarry, 4 km from Ballymaloe House, to check in by 2.30 pm. The afternoon will start with a short demonstration of a full three course meal plus extra goodies, and then aprons on and into our professional kitchens to cook up a storm under the watchful eye of our experienced teachers. Then sit down and enjoy the festive feast you’ve made!
This course is designed to help minimise the fuss of Christmas party catering. For more information on the course visit www.cookingisfun.ie

from €330.00
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