A top-class team makes the Mulranny Park Hotel someplace very special. Led by manager Dermot Madigan, the Mulranny Park Hotel is distinguished by having a marvellous team of staff members, all of whom are focused on doing their best to make sure that you have the best time when you arrive here. Everything they do is thought through, from the quality of their superb brown bread, to the design of the rooms – try and get the John Lennon suite! – to the signature dishes which chef Chamila Mananwatta prepares for the Nephin Restaurant. Working together, the Mulranny team have created not just a top-flight hotel, but also one of the key destinations on the West coast, and one of the treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Chamila Mananwatta is only the third head chef in the history of the Nephin Restaurant. Mr Mananwatta is cooking some seriously lovely food – onion and coriander pakora with curried lentil soup; Gerry Hassett’s oak smoked salmon with red amaranth; Curraun Blue trout with carrot and lemongrass purée; corn-fed chicken stuffed with white pudding and chorizo with crispy poached egg. As with his predecessors, Mr Mananwatta’s food is particularly pretty on the plate – a joy to look at and then a joy to eat. The room is as postcard pretty as the food, and value is exceptional. Elsewhere, the hotel is packed with walkers and cyclists marching through the Great Western Greenway.