Taste of Kildare

TV chef Martin Shanahan will be one of the star hosts at the first annual Taste of Kildare festival which takes place on Sunday August 19.

Shanahan will be joined by other leading Irish chefs, including Thomas Haughton and Ross Lewis, in a series of cookery demonstrations celebrating the best that the county’s great restaurants and food producers and suppliers have to offer.

The festival will be held in the amazing surroundings of the Walled Garden at the K Club, Straffan.
Taste of Kildare promises to be one of the highlights of Ireland’s food tourism calendar and will feature a vast array of food stands from the county’s leading restaurants, producers and suppliers.

Local restaurants and suppliers will also come together to host a gala lunch in the K Club’s Legacy Suite for 300 pre-sold guests, with tickets at €85 each.

The K Club event will also feature craft beer, wine tasting, children’s activities and music from renowned singer-songwriter Paddy Casey, a jazz band and DJ.

Organised by County Kildare Tourism, Taste of Kildare will see local businesses coming together to create a wonderful experience, promoting Kildare’s food offering to a national and international audience.

Tickets are now on sale below.


Would You Like To Dine Out Free For A Year?

To celebrate the launch of Taste of Kildare 2018, Into Kildare are giving one lucky winner the chance to dine out for a year in 12 of Kildare’s best restaurants.

The prize consists of 12 vouchers for dinner for two at some of Kildare’s best restaurants, so that the winner can eat out once a month for a year and experience some of the county’s best food and hospitality.

To be in with a chance to “dine out for a year” simply enter the competition here.

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