Restaurant at Barnabrow

Warm hues don the walls of the medieval-style banqueting hall at Barnabrow, East Cork. The turf fires glow in the cosy bar, gothic windows complete the old-world ambiance and great food tantalises the palate.

We use the very best seasonal produce, much of which is the bounty of our Victorian walled garden. Chef, Stuart Bowes has built up a range of artisan suppliers from Ballyhoura and Rosscarbery to Kilmore Quay and Youghal.

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Our Restaurant

Sunday Lunch……..

Classic Sunday dishes cooked to perfection, served with panache… freshly baked breads, Glenilen butter, O’Connell’s beef and desserts adorned with homemade honeycomb and handmade marshmallows.

Our innovative Food to Share Menu is becoming ever more popular as the word spreads.


Chef’s Table……

A unique private dining experience hosted in the candle-lit Georgian dining room of the old Manor House.

For a maximum of twenty people, this experience includes a short cooking demonstration by Chef Bowes, in the private kitchen of the Manor House while you enjoy prosecco and canapes.

Our Gourmet Feast – a seven-course tasting menu offers a sophisticated choice for the discerning. In keeping with our ethos of tailoring events to an individual’s desires, Chef Bowes can design individual menus to suit your requirements.

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Barnabrow House
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Our Chef, Stuart Bowes

Over the past four years, Aberdeen-born chef, Stuart Bowes, has ensured a new level of excellence in our food: he approaches it with a combination of science and intuition with skills honed in Michelin-starred restaurants such as London’s acclaimed Chapter One before he travelled to Australia and worked in Sydney Opera House.


It was Copeen woman, Siobhan, who provided the magnetism that brought him to Cork where he worked in Hayfield Manor before becoming Barnabrow’s head chef in 2012.

Stuart’s love and passion for his craft is evident in the stunning dishes he creates

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