Ballinacurra House

Kinsale, Kinsale (Cork) P17 YF76 Map · Telephone · Website
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About Ballinacurra House

Exceptional Weddings at Ireland's Most Exclusive Private Venues

Described as Ireland's Ultimate Wedding Venue, the eclectic and utterly fabulous Ballinacurra House is a coastal gem in Ireland’s gourmet capital, Kinsale, Co Cork. This 18th Century luxury 'must-see' Manor House sits on 40 acres of breath-taking grounds and brings back old-world opulence and personal service in a cosmopolitan and totally private way.

As the property celebrates 17 years in business - Ballinacurra House, Kinsale were the pioneers of the bespoke private wedding concept – that now has become the “must do” trend for weddings with a difference. Their weddings focus on a more personalised approach – as couples now realise that ambience of exclusivity offers so much more – and the occasion is all about them – rather than just another wedding day.

Choosing Ballinacurra House for your wedding is a unique experience that impresses guest from the moment they arrive leaving them talking long after the celebrations have ended. It's is no wonder that Ireland's elite flock to this estate and couples from as far as Dubai, Australia & the US can’t get enough of this magical, West Cork gem.

A private house party wedding with enormous style and atmosphere and quite possibly the best location in Ireland – Kinsale – a superb smart town with a cool cosmopolitan vibe, 65 bars and restaurants, 20 mins from the airport and often referred to as the Irish Riviera.

The house itself exudes country charm but with a cosmopolitan twist and every nook and cranny themed to reflect the travels of the owners. Indoors, each room in the house has been meticulously themed offering 22 suites throughout the Main House, Cottage and Coach House as well as various lounge and entertainment rooms.

Its newest features, the Cuban Cocktail Lounge and the exclusive Motown inspired Bubbly Bar and accompanying Champagne Garden on the front lawn are an added bonus for weddings where you can enjoy a tipple after taking stunning photographs with your bridal party by the waterside – giving your day a truly exotic destination feel. But what impresses guest the most is the amazing food - it is the ultimate foodie choice for weddings!

It has attracted a stellar list of international clients and over the past year has hosted the Heads of State, CEOs of World Aerospace and the top executives from Fashion Avenue New York, King of Pop Michael Jackson. Even Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tried to book their honeymoon at the estate but were rebuffed as the venue was already booked!

When you book Ballinacurra, you are getting your own country estate for the duration of your celebration, where friends and families can celebrate with you in the most gracious of surroundings. This exclusive-use estate offers all of the luxuries you would expect in any five-star setting complete with the following features;

  • Private Jetty overlooking the Bandon River
  • an outdoor entertainment patio featuring outdoor BBQ kitchen
  • Italian Pizza ovens
  • croquet lawn
  • playground for children
  • helipad
  • private stream and pond
  • Cuban cocktail lounge & cigar bar
  • VIP Champagne Lounge – The Bubbly Bar
  • Champagne Garden on the Lawn

 

  • Exclusive use of Private Estate.
  • Smart & Stylish - individually designed estate - with cool bedrooms and 40 acres of stunning grounds.
  • Three minutes from Kinsale - Ireland's Top Tourist Town - known as the Irish riviera.
  • Top class F&B - with Private Gourmet Chefs led by David Rice.
  • Twenty minutes from Cork International Airport.
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14 Reviews for Ballinacurra House

Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
14 Ballinacurra House Reviews
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    emer and mark furlong · Married on 10/08/2019

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    An exceptional venue!

    From the moment we set foot in Ballinacurra House we knew it was the ideal wedding venue for us. The interior of the house is so unique, charming and full of character. We were lucky enough to have our ceremony outside and the grounds are spectacular. All our amazing photos were taken on site. It was more that we could have hoped for.
    All the staff are so attentive and professional and made us feel at home from the beginning. From day one Orela helped us every step of the way. Nothing was a problem and she was always on hand to offer some advice and guidance. She made our lives so stress -free and as a result we enjoyed every second of the day. We trusted her implicitly and she didn’t disappoint! Her attention to detail is second to none.
    There was huge transparency when it came to the budget which meant no surprises at checkout. The day was tailormade to suit our budget and tweaked to our needs.
    The food is exceptional, what you would expect of a fine dining restaurant. We had been to a tasting day beforehand so lots of attention went into choosing the menu with advice available from the head chef David. We decided to go for the four-course tasting menu which was delicious! All our guests with dietary requirements were well catered for. We decided to go for midnight pizzas and they went down a treat. The Cuban cocktail bar was a huge hit and the bar staff were fantastic. James is super, such a pleasure to deal with. Our families and friends were hugely complimentary on the whole day which was fantastic to hear.
    We would definitely recommend Ballinacurra House for your wedding or any special occasion. It’s a hidden gem!

    Sent on 30/09/2019
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    Mary & Paul · Married on 13/07/2019

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value for Money:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
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    Quality & Expertise

    Couldn’t have been happier with our choice of wedding venue. Ballinacurra is a beautiful property, the food was incredible, the location perfect, but what really sets this place apart is the staff. The level of attention and expertise you get at Ballinacurra is second to none, from the planning process to every little detail on the day itself. Everyone had a ball, thanks Ballinacurra!

    Sent on 04/10/2019
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    Paul and Carol · Married on 08/09/2018

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
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    Best day possible

    We had our wedding there on 8th September 2018. The custom, professionalism and service of the staff was second to none. We had to ask for very little as everything was thought of and attended to with such ease. It felt like you were a guest in their home.

    When planning a venue, like anywhere else, you have to be careful with your budget, and, because Ballinacurra House offers so much extra, you have to be very careful with your spending. Like most venues, there are hidden costs and it is very important that if you would like to do something, fully explore all pricing.

    4 months on from our wedding and I would safely say, if I was to do it all over again, I would change nothing and I would choose Ballinacurra House every time.

    Sent on 04/01/2019

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Ballinacurra House FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Civil Ceremony License
    Exclusive Use
    In the Country
    Stately Home
    Historic
    Unique Weddings
  • Dining Options:
    Alcohol Licence
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Evening Reception Facilities
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Changing Room for Guests
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking
    Helipad

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