THE WHISKEY & SALMON FESTIVAL, BUSHMILLS - YOU HAD ME AT WHISKEY...
BUSMILLS WHISKEY & SALMON FESTIVAL 2019
You don’t have to like either to go, but it helps!
Fresh local salmon and Bushmills whiskey - what’s not to love? Last June, we were lucky enough to visit the Bushmills Whiskey and Salmon Festival - a celebration of the incredible food and drink that can be found in this North Coast gem.
The annual Bushmills Banquet event is held on Friday the 7th of June as part of the weekend long festival celebration. Tickets are on sale from the 1st of May and are available to purchase from The French Rooms, The Distillers Arms and The Bushmills Inn. Be warned - these tickets are super hot property so make sure to secure yours as soon as you can - this is a food event not to be missed; act fast, people!
WHAT TO EXPECT
From market stalls offering a vast selection of local delicacies for you perusal, to live music and arts to our favourite; the Bushmills Banquet! A ticketed affair, the Banquet is set up as a communal dining event, showcasing local chefs and the fine, fine, fine produce that this part of the world is famous for. The room was absolutely buzzing last year; strangers coming together from all parts of the country to discuss super local food over plates of super local food. A real highlight to the night is that every dish is cooked fresh by local chefs on the stage, right in front of you.
This cured salmon was absolutely incredible!
Dessert, dessert and more dessert - all the better when they come with miniature pipettes of whiskey!
There was so much food and drink provided as part of the banquet that it was hard for us to pick our favourite. But trust us, you will definitely want to leave the car at home for this one - the cocktails that were served have my mouth watering as I type. Of course, there will be the chance to also sample some of the whiskey that has made this town world famous, and boy does it flow in plentiful supply!
HURRY TO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW, FOLKS - THIS IS ONE FOOD EVENT THAT YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS!