Enjoy a picnic overlooking the beautiful Ballycotton Island Lighthouse. There are a number of picnic tables at the beginning of the cliff walk so come, relax and take-in the spectacular views. Oh and if you forget your picnic the Ballycotton Shop has take-way teas & coffees, home-made cakes & buns and will make-up fresh sandwiches for you.
Café, Pub Food & Bar
The Schooner is a family run café, restaurant and bar.
The café, restaurant and bar are fitted out for your comfort but still retains its village charm. There is also a separate games room (ideal for the very occasional wet day).
It is very family friendly and serves great food all day.
Tel: +353 21 4646192
Bar & Pub Food
The Blackbird is a traditional Irish pub and often has live music playing.
"The Field Kitchen" serves delicious food from the beer garden (Only on Weekends). The beer garden is a
comfortable child friendly area.
Tel: +353 21 4647884
John McEnally has recently re-opened Skinny's Diner. It is Ballycotton's treasured Fast Food restaurant.
It serves fish & chips, beef burgers, chicken breast in a bun, and much much more.
There is a lovely safe seating area in
the garden with fabulous views of Ballycotton Bay and a tent to keep the children entertained.
Tel: +353 21 4646180
Inn by the Harbour
The Inn by the Harbour is everything an Irish Pub has to offer, blazing fires, warm décor, great craic, lively music and of course lots of creamy pints.
Enjoy the banter at the bar with our friendly staff and local clientel or simply while away a few hours in our lounge with breath taking sea views.
Tel: +353 21 4646768
Pier 26 is the newly opened restaurant attached to The Inn by the Harbour. It serves delicious seafood among other things.
It has wonderful views of Ballycotton Pier and is a great place to enjoy a romantic dinner or a night out with
Tel: +353 21 206 1449
Situated on the left as you enter the village, Sean McGrath’s Pub is renowned for it’s excellent pint of the black stuff. With its warm traditional setting McGrath’s is a great example of a real Irish "Local".
Tel: +353 21 4646085
Bar & Restaurant
The Bayview Hotel romantically overlooks miles of spectacular coastline, in the centre of the unspoilt fishing village of Ballycotton.
It serves bar food, Sunday lunches and evening meals. The restaurant is run by Chef Ciaran Scully and his team and they are firmly committed to using the
freshest, seasonal and local ingredients and products to inspire diners
and suppliers alike.
Tel: +353 21 4646746
Ballymaloe Country House Hotel
The renowned Ballymaloe House restaurant serves
locally sourced and home grown food from our walled garden and farm. Our joint head-chefs, Jason Fahey and
Gillian Hegarty draw up the lunch and dinner menu every day depending on what comes in from the garden and the boats at Ballycotton.
Tel: +353 21 4652534
"The Café at the End of the Ballymaloe Shop" is a small intimate café where you can meet friends for a
great coffee and cake or enjoy a delicious café-style lunch. The menu is changed daily where everything is freshly made in our kitchen with an emphasis on serving delicious, organic, seasonal dishes with locally sourced ingredients where possible.
Tel: +353 21 4652032
Bar & Restaurant
At the Garryvoe Hotel we get our seafood from the pier at Ballycotton and if you are up early enough you will see the boats landing it every morning. Our meat comes from all local farms through Kelly’s Family Butchers up the road in Killeagh. And our vegetables, well you only have to take a trip to the renowned Midleton Farmer’s Market on a Saturday to see the selection from our local growers, why would we go anywhere else?
Tel: +353 21 4646718
Kilkenny Shop Café
Enjoy a tasty bite to eat in The Kilkenny Café in Shanagarry, where all ingredients are fresh and locally sourced, and all dishes are homemade by our experienced and dedicated Head Chef Frederic Pillavoine. As all the dishes are cooked to order, you are guaranteed a mouth-watering experience you won’t forget!
Tel: +353 21 4645838
Saturday Pizzas, at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, serves 5 different pizzas, salads, icecream, Coffees, Wine and Apple - Juice.
Kids are our stars. There is lots of space to run around and a drawing table. The more the merrier.
Tel: +353 21 4646785