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Ballymaloe House Restaurant

Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
+353 21 465 2531
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Shanagarry | Co Cork, Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked by phone 3 days before for Sunday lunch for four at 1pm. Arrived 12.50 and asked to wait in (well appointed) lounge with newspapers. Sat unattended until 1.15pm watching other guests/?residents escorted to tables. Finally shown table (hastily rearranged from six to four seats)...More

Thank lilyfield
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are all so sorry that you did not have a good experience with us at Ballymaloe. We take all your points very seriously and will take steps to ensure this does not happen again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped off for coffee and cake in the cafe on the way back from Ballycotton road race. The grounds are lovely and immaculately kept. The coffee and cake were lovely, albeit a little overpriced. The atmosphere was disappointing and the staff were not very...More

Thank grainneregan
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Cafe, which is run separately from the house. I have passed on your comments to the Manager of the Cafe and we are all so sorry that you felt the staff were not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at a fixed price of 75 euros and worth every penny. You can even have 2nds! Good selection of reasonably priced wines.

Thank RossNorthCarolina
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

As usual Ballymaloe Restaurant doesn't dissapoint! Went with 5 other friends (first time for them ) and everything went smoothly. It was a sunny evening so the entrance to ballymaloe was stunning. We had our apperitivos in the drawing room and ordered our meal. A...More

Thank Laura J
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. I am so glad we were able to give you the table you requested on the night. We are so lucky to have great Fish from Ballycotton and lots of Meats and Vegetables from our own Farm and locally....More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to Ballymaloe House for lunch on the bank holiday Monday. The sun was shining and the place looked absolutely beautiful. Our lunch was delicious and quality from start to finish, we left feeling very wholesome and fulfilled! It was a wonderful...More

Thank Nicole C
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch with us in Ballymaloe. The house is looking very pretty at the moment in the May sunshine with the Wisteria in full bloom! I will pass on your compliments...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had a delightful five course meal at the Ballymaloe House Restaurant during our recent visit. Each course was carefully prepared and delicious. Truly outstanding.

1  Thank Karen D
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed Dinner with us. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We spent the evening on Mon with 6 friends and had a fantastic night. Food selection from every course was superb. What a great location to spend an eveni g with friends...staff were incredibly attentive but the stand out was Becky...thank you for a great...More

Thank Michael M
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your super review. We are thrilled that you and your friends enjoyed your evening with us. Becky is also thrilled to get a lovely mention. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Visited last night for our second night of our Ireland tour with friends. Had the most fantastic menu and left me not knowing what to choose! Opted for the fish soup, pork, cheese board. Would like to thank Becky - a great waitress who made...More

Thank Kim C
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

I am delighted you enjoyed the evening with us at Ballymaloe! I have passed on your compliments to Becky!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our dinner was extraordinary- some familiar dishes and some new things to try, like the dessert made with seaweed. The house wine is perfectly adequate, although you can peruse the wine cellar ahead to select your bottle. Exquisite food here!!

Thank tantrictraveler
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed the Carrigeen from the dessert Trolley. It is an old recipe that is also right up to date. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to treat my wife and I to a romantic meal. Upon arrival we were seated in the living area and given menus to choose from. We were then shown to our seats and had Pre ordered in the living room area. It was a...More

Thank Conor K
fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

So sorry that you felt you were rushed when you had dinner with us. We do try to guage if our customers want a break in between courses, but obviously got it wrong the night you visited. Our apologies.

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Nikohen
Is a jacket and tie required in the evening at dinner?
27 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$84
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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
Description
Irish Country House ,
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