The “Kinsale Gourmet Festival” is held in October of each year and is a celebration of all the fine things that Kinsale has to offer.
Come and Join in this Festival of Fine Food & Fun!Friday 7th October – Cook Off on the Streets of Kinsale
3pm Cook Off on the Streets of Kinsale
6.30 Opening of the 35th Bollinger Kinsale Gourmet Festival
8pm Dine around at one of the GFC restaurants
10.30 “Bolly” Ball – dance the night away with the Strauss Orchestra. Event Ticket price €85
Saturday 8th October – Mad Hatters Taste of Kinsale
11.30 am Mad Hatters Taste of Kinsale Starting at Actons Hotel. Join Alice, the Mad Hatter, March Hare and the Fieldmouse for the Highlight of the Festival – an escorted tour of the 12 Members of Kinsale’s Good Food Circle who will present spectacular dishes from their kitchens bearing testimony to the culinary skills of the chefs of Kinsale. The event kicks off with a sparkling reception in Acton’s Hotel, sponsored by Christy’s Wines & Spirits, where your guide will then escort you to each of the four tasting venues to sample fine cuisine, complimented by selected wines from our Festival wine sponsors, NASH’s, GLEESONS, GILBEYS & KARWIGS.
.. As an additional fun element everyone is requested to wear a “Mad Hat” in honour of our special guest – the Mad Hatter! Event Ticket price €90
Sunday 9th October – Fruits de Mer
13.00 Fruits de Mer. Take your seat for a superb afternoon of fun & frolics with MC Derek Davis. Enjoy a mouth watering four course lunch to include lobster, crab, prawns etc, accompanied by delicious wines sponsored by Torres Mas Rabell.Freshly roasted coffees compliments of BEWLEYS then dance the evening away with the Magnetics. Event Ticket price €75
Please note that patrons MUST produce ticket at door to gain entry to each event – no ticket, no entry
8 P.M. Dine out at the GFC restaurant of your choice (not included in ticket price)
Participating Restaurants : Restaurant D’Antibes, The Blue Haven,The Captains Table @ Actons Hotel, Crackpots, Jim Edwards, Maxs Wine Bar, Man Friday, Pier One @ The Trident Hotel, Toddies, White Lady, Fishy Fishy, Jolas
For further information & tickets please see the Kinsale Good Food Circle Website :-www.kinsalerestaurants.com
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