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Ballymaloe House Restaurant

Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
+353 21 465 2531
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup” (26 reviews)
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 352 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old country house is a grand setting for a meal and the separate discrete dining areas allow for a valued comfort and intimacy. Yhe young staff too are pleasant and accommodating The five course dinner however was disappointing value for seventy five euros .From...More

Thank donalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Ballymoloe, after avoiding the potholes on the narrow country road, on a rainy day. We received a friendly welcome and were guided to a comfortable lounge with an open fire.We ordered drinks and enjoyed a relaxing few minuits before we made our...More

Thank Liam L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The staff here are so welcoming and make you feel right at home. It doesn't have a stuffy atmosphere, instead providing a more relaxed family feel. The food is excellent and the cheese and dessert trolleys are always a great end to the meal. This...More

1  Thank BNM79
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for bed and breakfast following a family wedding. Lovely breakfast of produce from the farm here and locally caught fish. Plus home made bread, and butter from the Cookery School they have in the village. On offer there is freshly squeezed orange juice...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

enjoyed a nice meal with a friend. the waitress was great and the food tasty. delicious bread and dessert.

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wonderfull situated estate with great culinair history. Not the most renewed dishes but served at perfect cuisson in good portions by very experienced staff. Warm and cosy ambiance, very nice winelist, beautifull cheeses and lovely dessert trolley.

Thank A D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

When we arrived at Ballymaloe House, families were gathered in the courtyard and lawn--a few people were enjoying cava, some were playing croquet, and children were in a sand pit on the edge of the courtyard. We were transported to a simpler pace--so welcome after...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing experience today at Ballymaloe. We had lunch at this beautiful Georgian historic hotel. We arrived early and waited in the bright , peaceful conservatory, enjoying the beautiful park setting outside and the smell of jasmine flower. The lunch...More

Thank Michaelshall
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The estate is lovely and the restaurant areas gracious and comfortable. Love the no mobile phone policy as it keeps diners focused on conversation and the delicious food. The meal was wonderful: Interesting and delicious options, beautifully prepared and well presented. Worth every euro. Only...More

Thank Marita H
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Our menus are written daily when we know what fresh fish has been landed and what vegetables are coming in from the garden. I have passed on your compliments to our staff. They are much appreciated.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Interesting setting. First-rate meals. Very polite and efficient service. Appetizers were particularly notable. Very nice venue for special occasions.

Thank Cliff S
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for the lovely compliments. We are delighted you enjoyed your meals. We do hope to see you again soon!

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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$41 - US$88
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
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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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