Coming up in October in Kinsale is the annual Kinsale Gourmet Festival. This will be the 39th running of the event and will take place between October 9th – 11th 2015. The festival is a must for all food and fun lovers and the fact it is taking place in the beautiful coastal town of Kinsale is an added benefit for anyone looking to enjoy some scenic views.
On the Friday (9th Of October) of the festival the Cork Chowder Cook Off takes place, in Actons Hotel. There will be a host of top restaurateurs from Cork city and the surrounding county coming together to compete for the coveted title of Cork Chowder Champion and the judges will be you the public. Tickets for this event are €5. On the Friday night, the hosts for the weekend Kinsale Good Food Circle members will serve you Laurent Perrier Champagne and canapes from their own restaurants at a reception in Trident Hotel Kinsale from 6.30pm.This is then followed by ‘A Taste of West Cork’ 5 Course Dinner in a Good Food Circle Member Restaurant of your choice.
The following day sees the Mad Hatters Taste of Kinsale taking place. The event begins in the Actons Hotel Kinsale at 11.30am on the day with a sparkling reception before guests follow Alice, The Dormouse, March Hare and Mad Hatter on food adventure all over the town of Kinsale. The event will finish in the afternoon in the White Lady Hotel Nightclub in the middle of the day where party goers are treated to a host of live music and an exciting DJ.
On Sunday there is an amazing 4 course banquet of seafood including lobster, prawns, crab claws etc. at the Fruits de Mer Luncheon taking place Actons of Kinsale with wines courtesy of our festival sponsors.
For more information on tickets and the events themselves simply visit www.kinsale.ie/events/
The event really is a treat for all food lovers and also those who love a bit of music and banter. Also the attraction of Kinsale is a must for all visitors looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the tranquil settings of Kinsale town. To really make the weekend one you will cherish you should hire a campervan with Celtic campervans. Our spacious and luxurious campervans really add the relaxing and camping feel to your weekend away with the family or a group of friends. Contact us at email@example.com and book your campervan with us. We would advise to book early to avoid disappointment. Kinsale awaits you with the Kinsale Gourmet Festival