Discover all that Ireland's Ancient East has to offer
We're ideally situated for exploring this historic region with so much to see in Youghal and the surrounding towns. This ancient "Historic Walled Port" nestling at the mouth of the magnificent Blackwater River began as the 5th. century monastic settlement of Saint Coran. Discover the beautiful town walls and historic gardens in Youghal or see what else you can visit nearby within Ireland's Ancient East.
20 minute drive: Midleton Distillery, County Cork Films, guides and tastings impart the secret of one of Ireland’s most famous whiskeys. The 15-acre site still features the original kilns and mills, dating back over 230 years.
25 minute drive: Lismore Castle, County Waterford: Some years before he was imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1602, the explorer Sir Walter Raleigh acquired Lismore Castle. The man had taste. This huge riverside castle estate is a Waterford icon and available for hire by groups or families.
1 hour drive: Copper Coast Geopark, County Waterford: Named after the metal-mining industry that struck up here in the 1800s, this is a particularly beautiful stretch of Waterford’s coast. Declared a UNESCO Global Geopark, the diverse topography here traces tangible Ice Age origins.
Seaside Treat (1 Sept - 30 October only)
Blow away the cobwebs with a refreshing short break.(Offer ends 30 October 2017) Two Nights Bed & Breakfast with a Three Course Meal on one evening. Then chill over our famous Seafood Chowder & Homemade Brown Bread with a Glass of our House White Wine for lunch on the day of your choice. Late check out also included -2pm
Walk miles of Beach & explore Raleigh Quarter just on our doorstep. Take a day trip to scenic Ardmore or visit the famous Midelton Distillery, both less than 30 minutes drive.
All from €350 total stay Offer subject to Availability!
Only 35 minutes from Cork City and 2.20hrs from Dublin. Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers Welcome
Chef David has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Ahernes. Including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods.
2 nights bed & breakfast including the delicious 8 course tasting menu on one night from €190pps. All offers are subject to availability.
Sample Tasting Menu
Mussels in Garlic Butter served with Guinness
Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado & Chilli Dressing
Prosecco Il Cartigiano
Grilled Fillet of Hake (Kevin Murphy) with Provencal Sauce
Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux)
(Noemie Vernaux) 2009
Parmesan & Roast Vegetable Risotto
Pinot Grigio (Italy) 2010
Organic Green Salad
Surf & Turf (Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Helvic Head Prawns)