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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

Ballymaloe Christmas Decorations 1-day course

Thursday 7th December 2017

 

Iona uses predominantly wild and garden material and for this course she will demonstrate the Ballymaloe style of foliage arranging by creating seasonal displays and table centres.

Coffee on arrival at 9.30am
Course ends approx. 5.00pm

Please advise us of any dietary requirements when making your reservation.

From €275 per person sharing = Full day course (incl. light lunch) dinner, bed & breakfast. Single supplement €60.

Reservation is essential please call 021 4652531.


During this course you will be visiting the gardens - wet weather gear may be required. 

from €275.00
Book Now

Pizza Masterclass with Philip. Friday 10th November 2017

Friday 10th November 2017 

Join Philip Dennhardt at Ballymaloe Cookery school at 2.30pm and enjoy a three-hour masterclass where you will be brought through all the basics of
 Pizza making, (choosing ingredients, making dough, getting the best results from your oven and so forth) as he explains how to create both traditional and contemporary pizzas. We’re talking everything from the classics (Margherita, Pepperoni and Calzone) to modern gourmet masterpieces - 

As Philip will, in essence, be cooking pizzas for the duration of the class, there will be a lot of sampling so we advise not eating a large lunch beforehand! 

Following Philip's Pizza class, check in to Ballymaloe House and later that evening enjoy a 5 course dinner in the wonderful surroundings of the house & gardens. 

Dinner, bed & breakfast with Philip's Pizza Masterclass from €275.00 per person sharing.
 

from €275.00
Book Now

The Nuala's All Spanxed Up, Friday 3rd November 2017

Ireland's favourite all-girl, musical-comedy trio are on the road again! 

Expect an evening of scintillating new song, spleen-rupturingly hilarious new
 chat, and a stunningly bendy repertoire of new moves, despite the fact that they've lost all feeling from the waist down (the spanx). 

Enjoy an early supper, show and bed & breakfast 
From: 170.00 per person sharing
 

from €170.00
Book Now

Phil Coulter at the Ballymaloe Grainstore 3rd December 2017

Join Phil Coulter and his special guest Geraldine Branagan for an evening of “Pure Gold” on Sunday 3rd December.

Phil’s long career as a songwriter, producer and recording artist has been recognised over the years with so many gold discs that the theme is totally appropriate.

Join us at Ballymaloe House for an early supper from 6.00pm, followed by Phil's new show in the Grainstore at 8pm.

Retire in comfort at the end of the night, to wake up to Ballymaloe's famous Irish breakfast.

This rate of €150.00 per person sharing includes early buffet dinner, show, bed & breakfast.

from €150.00
Book Now

California Wine Tasting & Thanksgiving Dinner at Ballymaloe House

Thursday 24th November @ 7.00pm

Ballymaloe House in co-operation with Wines of California is hosting a tasting of California wines, followed by Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday 24th November, in the company of Tomás Clancy, Wine correspondent for the Sunday Business Post.

The tasting will commence at 7 pm with a selection of 6 wines, Chosen to reflect the diversity of Californian wines.

A specially prepared Thanksgiving dinner will follow.

Tasting and Thanksgiving Dinner €75.00

A special package combining the Wine Tasting and Thanksgiving Dinner with Bed and Breakfast at Ballymaloe House is available for the night.

from €per person
Book Now

Lazy Sundays at Ballymaloe

Relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday at Ballymaloe
from only 165.00 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 €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, roll up your sleeves and learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking. Take your own homemade loaf of Ballymaloe Brown soda bread to enjoy at home. 

From only Euro 190.00 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 €190.00
Book Now

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree 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.  
Make Ballymaloe House your home for two nights and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.  
During your stay, join our head gardener and plant a Sessile Oak tree in a specially allocated plot within the Ballymaloe estate.  Your tree will be carefully recorded in a tree ledger and you will be presented with a certificate recording the number and location of your tree.
Future visitors to Ballymaloe House will enjoy your tree for ever more and hopefully the future generations of your own family will continue to visit your tree for years to come. 

This package includes the tree planting ceremony, two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant and enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. Dinner reservations are essential.

from €€295.00
Book Now

Ballymaloe Christmas Decorations 1-day course

Thursday 7th December 2017

 

Iona uses predominantly wild and garden material and for this course she will demonstrate the Ballymaloe style of foliage arranging by creating seasonal displays and table centres.

Coffee on arrival at 9.30am
Course ends approx. 5.00pm

Please advise us of any dietary requirements when making your reservation.

From €275 per person sharing = Full day course (incl. light lunch) dinner, bed & breakfast. Single supplement €60.

Reservation is essential please call 021 4652531.


During this course you will be visiting the gardens - wet weather gear may be required. 

from €275.00
Book Now

Pizza Masterclass with Philip. Friday 10th November 2017

Friday 10th November 2017 

Join Philip Dennhardt at Ballymaloe Cookery school at 2.30pm and enjoy a three-hour masterclass where you will be brought through all the basics of
 Pizza making, (choosing ingredients, making dough, getting the best results from your oven and so forth) as he explains how to create both traditional and contemporary pizzas. We’re talking everything from the classics (Margherita, Pepperoni and Calzone) to modern gourmet masterpieces - 

As Philip will, in essence, be cooking pizzas for the duration of the class, there will be a lot of sampling so we advise not eating a large lunch beforehand! 

Following Philip's Pizza class, check in to Ballymaloe House and later that evening enjoy a 5 course dinner in the wonderful surroundings of the house & gardens. 

Dinner, bed & breakfast with Philip's Pizza Masterclass from €275.00 per person sharing.
 

from €275.00
Book Now

The Nuala's All Spanxed Up, Friday 3rd November 2017

Ireland's favourite all-girl, musical-comedy trio are on the road again! 

Expect an evening of scintillating new song, spleen-rupturingly hilarious new
 chat, and a stunningly bendy repertoire of new moves, despite the fact that they've lost all feeling from the waist down (the spanx). 

Enjoy an early supper, show and bed & breakfast 
From: 170.00 per person sharing
 

from €170.00
Book Now

Phil Coulter at the Ballymaloe Grainstore 3rd December 2017

Join Phil Coulter and his special guest Geraldine Branagan for an evening of “Pure Gold” on Sunday 3rd December.

Phil’s long career as a songwriter, producer and recording artist has been recognised over the years with so many gold discs that the theme is totally appropriate.

Join us at Ballymaloe House for an early supper from 6.00pm, followed by Phil's new show in the Grainstore at 8pm.

Retire in comfort at the end of the night, to wake up to Ballymaloe's famous Irish breakfast.

This rate of €150.00 per person sharing includes early buffet dinner, show, bed & breakfast.

from €150.00
Book Now

California Wine Tasting & Thanksgiving Dinner at Ballymaloe House

Thursday 24th November @ 7.00pm

Ballymaloe House in co-operation with Wines of California is hosting a tasting of California wines, followed by Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday 24th November, in the company of Tomás Clancy, Wine correspondent for the Sunday Business Post.

The tasting will commence at 7 pm with a selection of 6 wines, Chosen to reflect the diversity of Californian wines.

A specially prepared Thanksgiving dinner will follow.

Tasting and Thanksgiving Dinner €75.00

A special package combining the Wine Tasting and Thanksgiving Dinner with Bed and Breakfast at Ballymaloe House is available for the night.

from €per person
Book Now

Lazy Sundays at Ballymaloe

Relax and enjoy a lazy Sunday at Ballymaloe
from only 165.00 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 €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, roll up your sleeves and learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking. Take your own homemade loaf of Ballymaloe Brown soda bread to enjoy at home. 

From only Euro 190.00 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 €190.00
Book Now

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree 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.  
Make Ballymaloe House your home for two nights and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.  
During your stay, join our head gardener and plant a Sessile Oak tree in a specially allocated plot within the Ballymaloe estate.  Your tree will be carefully recorded in a tree ledger and you will be presented with a certificate recording the number and location of your tree.
Future visitors to Ballymaloe House will enjoy your tree for ever more and hopefully the future generations of your own family will continue to visit your tree for years to come. 

This package includes the tree planting ceremony, two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant and enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. Dinner reservations are essential.

from €€295.00
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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