Smithfield and Stoneybatter Food Festival this weekend

For all you food lovers in Dublin there’s a sweet treat for you this weekend in Smithfield and Stoneybatter. The inaugural Smithfield and Stoneybatter Food Festival ‘Food in the City’ opens on Friday October 9th and runs until Sunday October 11th.

This historic part of town has long had a close association with the food and drink industry from the Cattle Markets of Stoneybatter through to the Fruit and Veg Markets of Smithfield up to the world class Jameson visitor centre and the burgeoning local eating and drinking scene, there is a programme that shows the best of the area.

Mexican food

Each event will be housed in the business’ own premises, allowing attendees to walk the well-beaten paths from pub to bar to restaurant to café, building a festive atmosphere over the three nights. Over the weekend there will be tastings, special menus, brilliant banquets, boozy brunches, ensuring that your tastebuds are tantalised no matter what time of the day you drop into the area.

With events running throughout the weekend in this intimate neighbourhood including a vegetarian banquet in the newly opened Graze @ the Elbow Room; Viking tapas in Lilliput Stores; Oyster and Stout tasting at Dice Bar; Whiskey Tasting and Masterclasses at The Old Jameson Distillery; A celebration of Joyce banquet in the James Joyce House of the Dead; Gelato and Coffee tastings at Third Space and Craft Beer and Snack Boards at L Mulligan Grocer, Food In The City has something to excite everybody’s palate!

Due to limited numbers, booking is essential in many cases! For more information click here.