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Restaurant Language : English
Sitting on a promontory jutting out into Dunmanus Bay is Blairscove House. Surrounded by 4.5 acres of lawns and gardens, Blairscove is the ideal place to spend a few relaxing days.
Built around 1760, adjacent to ancient fortifications guarding the West Cork coastline, it saw a succession of fifty owners over the next 200 years. Since 1972 however, it remained in the hands of the same family and Philippe and Sabine De Mey, the present owners, have continued the work their parents began.
The finely restored courtyard with cobbled paths, lily pond, shrubs and flowers has become the centre of it all. The former out houses contain four beautiful guest apartments as well as the restaurant, with its magnificent dining room converted from the old stable block.
For the active, the Mizen Peninsula's sandy beaches are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula boasts miles and miles of scenic walks. Bantry, Schull, Ballydehob and Skibbereen with their festivals, pubs, shops and restaurants offer plenty of action, not forgetting the golf courses of Bantry and Glengariffe which are amongst the most scenic you will ever play.
The pace is slow, the people are friendly. Pubs are plentiful and the food is wholesome and fresh. Above all you will discover a place, which is cosmopolitan and sophisticated yet at the same time unspoilt and breathtakingly beautiful.
German, French and Dutch are spoken.
One plate of starters from buffet**********
8oz Prime Irish Fillet Steak
Grilled on the wood fire. Béarnaise peppercorn sauce or garlic & tarragon butter
20oz Dry Aged Rib of Beef for two
Grilled on the wood fire and served with the same sauces as above
1/2 Rack of lamb & Lamb pie
buttered asparagus, red wine and port sauce
Breast and leg of Guinea fowl
marsala soaked raisins and foie gras sauce
Grilled fillet of Cod and Salmon
roast portobello mushroom and chive beurre blanc
Wood grilled Tuna
Roasted Butternut Squash
asparagus, hollandaise, caper and raisin dressing
Dessert or CheeseTea, Coffee and Petits FoursDinner € 58.00
Parties of 8 and more 10% service charge
Buffet option €45.00
Early bird 5.30 to 6.45 2 courses €30.00 and 3 courses €40.00
Restaurant Name : Blairscove House & Restaurant
Restaurant Owner Name : Philippe & Sabine De Mey
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Blairscove House & Restaurant
Philippe & Sabine De Mey
Durrus near Bantry / Cork
Tel : +353 27 62913
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