Kinsale Gourmet Festival, now in its 37th year, is the oldest food festival in Ireland. Visitors can expect to experience a variety of different events over the course of the weekend such as an 8 course 'Taste of West Cork' degustation menu produced by all the chefs in the Good Food Circle; cookery demonstrations, The Mad Hatters Taste of Kinsale with Alice in Wonderland and friends; a fruits de mer luncheon showcasing the best of local shellfish and all mixed together in a pot with one special ingredient....FUN!

Just 16 miles south of Cork, Kinsale is a charming fishing and sailing town that has become known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. It boasts the heaviest concentration of restaurants in the country, catering to all tastes, from seafood to steak houses and everything in between.

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