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Ballymaloe House Restaurant

Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
+353 21 465 2531
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup” (26 reviews)
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
“petit fours” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Sunday lunch at Ballymaloe. Service was great and the food itself was very good, but not outstanding for us. Presentation of some dishes was lovely, others not so.There is a fair amount of hype about this place, and the grounds are simply beautiful, but not...More

1  Thank trvlbuf
Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed a 5 course evening meal in the Ballymaloe restaurant. The quality of the food was excellent, i enjoyed every course.dining room is beautiful, grounds of the restaurant are lovely. Would recommend arriving earlier than reservation time and enjoy a walk of the grounds.

Thank dee20172018
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had heard a lot about this place, and was really looking forward to it. It is expensive so our family went for a special occasion. Overall I have to admit that it was disappointing. The table was shoved into a corned in a small,...More

Thank KathyxxIrishxxx
Reviewed 6 days ago

The quality of food and the overall dining experience is amazine....I won't take that away from this place. However I will say that I believe the restaurant can do a bit more to advertise a few more vegan and vegetarian options on their menu.

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an experience we loved every bit of it! The servers were fantastic! Both dinner and breakfast were outstanding!

Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit to Ballymaloe so expectations were high. Extremely disappointed with the overall experience from start to finish, zero atmosphere, very average food and the staff didn’t seem to know if they were coming or going. Way overpriced for what we got. Feel like...More

Thank CDtravel21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday Lunch here, great selection on the menu of local & home grown food. Staff brillant and you are also treated to a few surprise treats. The trolley of sweets were amazing with a good selection of fruits in season. I'm looking forward...More

Thank CorkDolores
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here with my wife & daughters and were very impressed by the friendliness of the staff, their attentiveness, and the outstandingly good quality of the food. We all picked different items from the menu for starters & mains, and then picked from...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so good and is well up to Michelin Star quality .We have dined there many times over the yrs.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not get a chance to eat at the house restaurant, but did go to the Saturday pizza day at the cooking school. We visited the outside art exhibition and shopped in the gift shop. I wish we had gotten to eat dinner at...More

Thank leiza92
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26 December 2016|
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Response from AMPH | Reviewed this property |
No, mixed dress code. some residents were in jeans :) Most people make an effort.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$85
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
  • Phone Number: +353 21 465 2531
  • E-mail
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