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This incredible personal culinary adventure is a food lover's dream! You will visit Cork, Ireland’s food capital, where you will indulge your senses in a food experience like no other. During this holiday, you will visit the English market, meet producers, and stroll through country gardens. Go straight to the heart of Ireland’s best food and feast on a deliciously planned escape.
The River Lee hotel is one of Cork’s leading business and social destinations. All aspects of Cork's local life are played out here, from business events and family celebrations, to casual get-togethers in the hotel’s highly popular Weir Rooms, including the Weir Room Restaurant, Bar, and Terrace on the Weir; a key location in Cork’s growing food scene.
Resident guests also have complimentary access to the hotel’s in-house health and fitness club with a 20-meters swimming pool and spa. Behind every door, there is a super-comfortable bed with crisp linens, a cozy duvet, and a spacious bathroom with under-floor heating, with many offering river views and city views of iconic sights such as Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Shandon Steeple, and University College Cork.
Ballymaloe Country House is a mecca of wholesome cooking and home to the dynasty of Allen cooking, set in the Cork countryside. Accommodation at Ballymaloe Country House is simple and elegant with comfortable beds and fresh flowers brought in from the garden daily, making for a relaxing and peaceful slumber.
This holiday will take place in Cork, Ireland.
There is no better way of understanding a culture than by eating its food. Eat your way around the island of Ireland as you get exclusive access to the people behind the best Irish food and hear their fascinating stories.
Good Food Ireland is a trusted quality guarantee for premium authentic local food experiences. It is a family of members, all sharing a passionate philosophy and commitment to using local, Irish, seasonal produce. They journey up and down the country, independently inspecting all their members to ensure they meet Good Food Ireland's promise to you.
They offer uniquely connected experiences and unparalleled access, with a wealth of knowledge like no one else. With ten years of showcasing and defining Ireland’s food scene, Good Food Ireland has a proven track record and expertise. Their authentic cultural food travel experiences are designed to immerse you in the farm to fork life that inspires them every day. Let them share their secrets with you.
During this holiday, you will enjoy an English Market tasting menu on the first day. On the second day, indulge in a delicious breakfast, a light lunch at Farmgate Café, and a fine dining experience at Fishy Fishy Restaurant.
Another full breakfast will be served on the third day, as well as a hearty meal at Ballymaloe House, which will be prepared with locally sourced ingredients and cooked in deliciously simple and rustic ways.
Please bring your special dietary requirements up with Good Food Ireland when you discuss the details of your booking; they will make sure the message is forwarded onto the relevant restaurants.
A unique range of luxury treatments using the most innovative techniques, progressive therapies ,and worlds’ finest brands can be enjoyed in the calm of Vanilla Browns Spa, Beauty Clinic and Dry Style Bar at The River Lee. These are available at an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Dublin Airport (DUB) or Cork Airport (ORK).
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