Savour Kilkenny

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Image result for savour kilkennyAre you visiting Kilkenny for the famous Savour food festival? Starting on the 22nd of October and finishing on the 28th of October. The festival (which you can see more about here) is set in the city of Kilkenny during the long bank holiday weekend. The 13th edition of the festival will feature some of the most renowned figures in food such as Nevin Maguire and Rory O’Connell. These wonderful food events will be taking place in some of the top local restaurants and hotels and they will likely be booked up early! It will certainly be difficult to book anything at this late stage, but don’t be afraid to get in touch with us in Kilkenny Concierge for any enquiries and read below for some of our top picks at this years festival.

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With a multitude of stalls around the city too, you certainly won’t go hungry. So if you’re visiting Kilkenny on the October Bank Holiday, then be sure to check out all the Savour Food Festival has to offer. See the old Kilkenny Castle, and watch the best food demonstrations by amazing star studded chefs, some of which we have highlighted below.

Roz Purcell

Roz Purcell is making her debut at Savour Kilkenny 2019. A true food lover by nature, Roz will be demonstrating that meal prep and cooking doesn’t have to be complicated by sharing her quick and delicious recipes using whole foods and cupboard essentials. Her easy-to-follow recipes will have you whipping up nutritious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. A true entrepeneur at heart, she will be a must for any Irish business owners, not just those invested in the food sector!

Paul Flynn

Paul Flynn will also join Savour Kilkenny for the first time this October. With over three decades of culinary expertise, Paul is renowned for cooking tantalising modern Irish food, creating dishes with deep earthy flavours, classic Paul Flynn. Owner of the Tannery Restaurant in Dungarvan, Waterford and brings with him a huge wealth of experience to this years festival!

Rory O’Connell

Image result for rory o connellLive on the Savour Stage at the festival this year and for his 13th year. Rory is preparing and presenting his 3 favourite receipes from his recent RTE programme, “A Long Weekend in…with Rory O’Connell”. Nevermind being one of Ireland’s best chefs, but also being renowned as one of the nicest people you will ever meet. Don’t miss out on him and everything else going down at this years Savour Kilkenny. It is sure to be a delight!


Enjoy the festival if you are attending this year, but if you are thinking of Savour Kilkenny 2020 then book with us in Kilkenny Concierge for full packages including accommodation, activities, dinner and travel! The larger the group, the better the deal!


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