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Kinsale Gourmet Festival

Kinsale Gourmet Festival Coming up in October in Kinsale is the annual Kinsale Gourmet Festival. This will be the 43rd running of the event and will take place between October 11 – October 13, 2019. The festival is a must for all food and fun lovers. 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 night there will be a reception held at the Trident Hotel at 6.30pm. Here you will have members of the Kinsale Good Food Circle greeting festival goers with champagne and canapes from their very own kitchens.

Following this is ‘A Taste of West Cork’ 5 Course Dining Experience in one of the restaurants of the Good Food Circle Members. The choice of restaurant is entirely up to you. You simply pick your preferred restaurant at the time of booking. Tickets for this cost €55.

The following day will see the Mad Hatters Taste of Kinsale been the main event. It will start at the Actons Hotel Kinsale at 11.30am. You will then be escorted by Alice, the March Hare, the Mad Hatter and Dormouseon around the restaurants of the Kinsale’s Good Food Circle members. This will be accompanied by fine wines, beers and water from the festival sponsors.

43 years of the of Kinsale Gourmet Festival will be celebrated in style on the Sunday. The Fruits de Mer Seafood Spectacular will take place at Actons Hotel at 1.00 pm. There will be a big selection of quality food and wine with some live entertainment. You will certainly be able to relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.

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Not only do you get to enjoy some fine food and wine in the Kinsale Gourmet Festival but you also get the chance to take in some of the towns amazing scenery. Situated at the mouth of the River Bandon the coastal town is a popular holiday destination for international and Irish tourists. With some of the best scenery in the West of Ireland Kinsale will take your breath away.

Travelling to the Kinsale Gourmet Festival

Travelling to Kinsale with a campervan from us will be the ideal short family break. You can book one of our campervans for a family getaway to the south of Cork. How better to enjoy the Kinsale Gourmet Festival and some beautiful scenery.

Simply book online with our booking form on the top left of your screen. Alternatively, drop us an email to Do book early to avoid any disappointment and enjoy the Kinsale Gourmet Festival in style and comfort.

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