FESTIVAL FOOD AND WINE

The festival offers a variety of dining and hospitality options in the beautiful walled gardens of the castle.

 

Formal dining (must be pre booked and pre paid) takes place under canvass in a secluded corner of the gardens in a dining room that can accommodate 250 guests. This years Italian inspired menu has been created by Eunice Power and costs just €45 per person. Please click on the picture at the right for making your reservation.

Dinner Menu – €45

Sharing platters

To start

Focaccia bread, olive oil and Balsamic vinegar

Auricchio Burrata with extra virgin olive oil

Heirloom Tomatoes with basil

Main

Roast chicken stuffed with Italian sausage, soft herbs and breadcrumbs, balsamic jus

Roast potatoes, fennel and garlic, with green beans and cannelloni beans

Dressed summer leaves

Dessert (served at interval)

Tiramisu

Tea and coffee

 

Dining serving time 5.30pm, last orders 7.15pm

Informal dining

Informal dining (must be pre booked and pre paid) takes place in the lower garden beside the main hospitality area. Also Italian inspired and created by Eunice Power and costs just €16  per person.

Antipasti – €16

Tomato and mozzarella salad

Courgette and caramelised onion tart
Rocket, fennel and Parmesan with Parma ham
Focaccia bread

Please click on the picture at the right for making your reservation.

WINES

Each year, LOF is working with excellent wine merchandisers to select the perfect wines to match our food offering.

NOTES

No admission is granted to castle garden or grounds  without an opera ticket.  Dining & bars are open to opera guests only. Wine can be pre-ordered to avoid disappointment. Additional wine can be purchased on the night. Guests are not allowed to bring food and drinks into the gardens.

3 COURSE DINNER

€ 45.00 PP

INFORMAL DINING

€ 16.00 PP