We are pleased to announce that Blairscove restaurant will be opening for outdoor dining from 6th July to 17th July, from Tuesday to Saturday. We won’t release outdoor reservations beyond this date just yet as they will be dependent on government restrictions, but at the moment we hope to resume indoor dining after the 17th.
Dinner will be served in our marquee with 2 sittings: 5pm and 8:30pm. Whilst we will do our best to keep you sheltered and warm, please dress appropriately for outdoor dining in West Cork. It is quite exposed to the elements and in an area that has a lot of midges and mosquitos. If it’s a rainy day, you will probably get a bit wet!
We will be offering our usual buffet, menu and service style, just outdoors.
Reservations will be on a first come, first serve basis with a maximum of 6 to a group. Unfortunately we cannot prioritise guests who have had previous reservations cancelled.


We serve a wonderful cold buffet as our starter option, with a choice of seasonal dishes, a selection of seafood including a giant clam shell filled with oysters and prawns or shrimp, homemade terrines and pates, cured meats, and many different vegetarian and vegan salads.

The restaurant opened in October 1981 and on the day of the first Sunday lunch we were scratching their heads, trying to think of what to serve our guests. We thought ‘we have some of X’ and ‘we could make some Y to go with it…’, maybe we can do a buffet- and so the Blairscove buffet was born!


And we haven’t looked back since. We collect ideas recipes as we go; from travelling abroad to dinner parties with friends; dining in other restaurants to reading cook books and magazines. Recipes are then tried, tested and tweaked at home before making it to the restaurant.


8oz fillet of Irish Hereford Prime Beef

grilled on the wood fire, sautéed wild mushrooms, madeira & black truffle sauce

20oz 21 Day Dry-aged Rib of Irish Hereford Prime Beef

(for 2 people), grilled on the wood fire, celeriac fritters & blue cheese dressing, sauce béarnaise

Grilled Rack of Irish Lamb

with pistachio crumb, aubergine purée & kohlrabi pickle,
natural jus

Pan Seared Foie Gras & Smoked Lamb Sweetbreads

wilted greens & port wine sauce

Poached Supreme of Free Range Chicken

with wasabi mash, pickled radish, pea, rocket & pickled ginger cream

Whole Grilled Seabream


West Cork Fish Soup

aioli & croutons

Pan Fried Fillet of Cod

roast vine tomato & sauce vierge

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

pearl cous cous, kalamata olive & preserved lemon Ⓥ

Baby Vegetable Feuilleté

Thai curry cream Ⓥ



We LOVE desserts! And we always find it difficult to choose just one dessert and sometimes end up ordering 3 desserts between two. Here you can have your cake and eat it too, and there’s something for everyone. Our desserts are always homemade and range from a classic Île Flottante, individual verrines such as a kaffir lime leaf posset or chocolate and caramel mousse, to tarts and cakes.


If desserts aren’t for you, we also have a cheese board with a selection of Munster farmhouse cheeses and homemade chutneys & crackers.