The Kinsale Gourmet Festival attracts an average of 5,000 lovers of great food every year. The Festival has been running for more than 45 years and has continued to evolve to the tastes of the times. Kinsale Gourmet Festival 2023 returns on the 14th of October. Hosted by Good Circle Restaurants, this year’s festival promises to be a gastronomic extravaganza filled with Champagne Receptions, seafood delicacies, and Mad Hatter’s Tea parties.
A Bubbly Start at Actons Hotel
The festivities kick off at the luxurious Actons Hotel, where ticket holders will be welcomed with a glass of bubbly, setting the tone for a day of gourmet delights. The anticipation in the air is palpable as food enthusiasts get ready for a guided food tour that will take them to four superb venues throughout the day.
A Culinary Journey Through Kinsale
The heart of the Kinsale Gourmet Festival lies in its guided food tour, a journey that showcases the very best of Kinsale’s culinary prowess. Participants will be treated to a delectable exploration of 11 restaurants and local producers, each offering spectacular displays and mouthwatering dishes.
From succulent seafood to mouthwatering desserts, every stop on the tour promises a unique gastronomic experience. Whether you’re a seafood aficionado, a lover of fine wines, or simply a foodie seeking new flavors, this festival has something to delight every palate.
Timings and Expected Turnout
The festival is scheduled to run from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, offering participants an entire day to savor the flavors of Kinsale. With an estimated turnout ranging from 5,000 to 20,000 visitors and the participation of 100 to 500 exhibitors based on previous editions, it’s evident that the Kinsale Gourmet Festival is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about exceptional food and drink.#
A Celebration of Culinary Excellence
The Kinsale Gourmet Festival is not just an event; it’s a celebration of culinary excellence that showcases the talents of local chefs, producers, and restaurateurs. It’s a testament to Kinsale’s status as a food lover’s paradise and a destination that celebrates the art of gastronomy.
As you explore the streets of Kinsale and savor the delicious creations on offer, you’ll find yourself absorbed in a world of flavor, creativity, and community. The Kinsale Gourmet Festival is more than a food festival; it’s an invitation to experience the essence of this picturesque town through its vibrant culinary scene.
So, mark your calendars for the 14th of October and join food enthusiasts from near and far at the Kinsale Gourmet Festival 2023.