The Mustard Seed

Ballingarry, Co. Limerick
Tel: +353 69-68508 Fax: +353 69-68511 Email: Website: WWW.MUSTARDSEED.IE

Nestled in the heart of the Co. Limerick countryside is The Mustard Seed , a converted 19th century convent. This celebrated and comfortable country house is set on ten acres of mature trees, herbaceous borders, orchard and kitchen garden. The restaurant with its busy, buzzy dining room has long been highly acclaimed, attracting lovers of good food and fine wine from around the globe. Dinner is memorable and non residents are also welcome. The Mustard Seed is an oasis of understated luxury making it the ideal hideaway.

The Mustard Seed is an ideal base for touring the south west region. Located just 40 minutes drive from Shannon airport, the Dingle peninsula, Killarney, the ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren are all pleasant day trips. For the golf enthusiast, a choice of four courses is within 30 minutes drive of the house. Horse riding, fishing and garden visits can be arranged nearby. Surrounded by country lanes for leisurely strolls or close to the Ballyhoura Mountain range for more organised trails. Resident Thai masseur by appointment to speed up the unwind!

"Georgina Campbell Hideaway of the Year 2014"

"Georgina Campbell Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year 2014"

"Bridgestone's 100 best places to stay in Ireland 2010"

General Manager:

John Edward Joyce



  • From Limerick; From the top of Adare village, take the N21 Killarney road for half mile. Turn left at the first road jucntion to the left and follow the signpost to Ballingarry village.
  • From Kerry: travel along the N21. Look for signs for Rathkeale. In Rathkeale town, follow the R518 for four miles to Ballingarry village.
  • GPS Co-Ordinates: Lat 52.474672 Long: 8.864692

Special Offers

One night time out! Classic Dinner with overnight stay.

Take time out to recharge and stay at The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge.

Check in early and enjoy walking in the surrounding country lanes, take a hike to the top of Knockfernia and view the house from the highest point of Co. Limerick or spend the afternoon browsing in nearby Adare village.

Enjoy a four course dinner menu in the restaurant, renouned for fine food and genuine hospitality. Stay overnight in one of the individually decorated bedrooms where a great nights sleep is assured. Breakfast the following morning includes free range eggs from our own hens (if they're in form!).

Relax with the newspapers before your reluctant departure.

from €€129
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Seasonal Sojourn! Wine and Dine!

Head to the heart of the countryside this winter where its all about golden leaves, brisk walks, low sunlight, log fires, curling up, chilling out, great food and warm hospitality at the Mustard Seed.
A two night break, enjoy our twilight dinner on one evening with cooked to order breakfast each morning. This offer includes
*2 nights accommodation with full breakfast.
*Four Course Twilight dinner on one evening of your stay.
*Tea/Coffee with home made cookies on arrival.
*A Mustard Seed 'Goodie Bag' on departure.

from €€199
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Rest and recharge! (2 night break)

Take some time out to relax and recharge with two nights accommodation, full Irish breakfast and dinner on one evening.

Please advise us which evening you would like to have dinner and at what time you would like your reservation. Bring your book!!

Rates are non commissionable and only bookable through our website.

from €€220
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Sparkle and Soothe 3 night escape

Fantastic value break for three nights inclusive of a bottle of presecco in your room on arrival, the Mustard Seed Classic dinner on one evening, 4 course Early Evening dinner on another evening and full Irish breakfast each morning.

from €€315
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Twilight Dinner and overnight stay.

Stay overnight and enjoy our Early Evening 4 course dinner menu and full breakfast on the morning of your departure.

from €115
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Close to Heaven...miles from reality!

Tired from the frenzy of Christmas? Why not take a night off during the festive season and escape to The Mustard Seed for a warm, homely welcome of mince pies by the fire, our sumptuous four course dinner, overnight accommodation and full Irish breakfast.  'Close to Heaven....miles from reality!' Awarded 'Outstanding Guest Experience' by Georgina Campbell.

from €129
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Exclusive Classic Car Experience.

For a break with a difference, take a step back in time with a retro adventure on the highways and byways of County Limerick. Combine your stay at Georgina Campbell’s “Hideaway of the Year” with the drive of your dreams in one of Retro Ventures Ireland's many vintage beauties. The unique sight and sound of a beautifully crafted vehicle can never fail to turn heads. Retro Ventures offers 2 wheeled and 4 wheeled vehicles so drive anything from a Porsch 911 to a Lotus Esprit. Or go solo on a Triumph Tiger 800. There are lots of gems to choose from. Following your thrilling day on the road, return to the Mustard Seed. Peel off the car gloves, shake out the hair and relax over dinner at Ireland's Best Restaurant 2014. What a perfect way to celebrate a milestone birthday or a wildly romantic breakaway. This offer includes one night accommodation with classic dinner and full breakfast. Car hire is seperate due to the range of options available.  To arrange your vehicle, book directly with the good folk at Retroventures

from €€139
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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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