Kilkenny shortlisted as Foodie Destination 2016

Kilkenny Farmers Market

Kilkenny, long renowned as a destination rich in good food and hospitality, has been shortlisted as a Top 10 finalist to be named ‘Foodie Destination of Ireland 2016’. Public voting will account for 50% of the decision, together with an inspection visit by a judging panel.

Votes can be cast at: until 12 midday on Friday, 9th September.

“We’re very proud of what Kilkenny has to offer as a Foodie Destination” said Chairman of Kilkenny Tourism, Naoise Nunn. “A medieval city, steeped in history, beautiful countryside, easily accessible by road or rail and and with some of the best food in the country too! If you’ve ever been to Kilkenny, we’re sure that’s how you’ll want to cast your vote!”

Kilkenny’s thriving food scene includes a buoyant artisan food community, six cookery schools, award winning restaurants (including two Michelin starred restaurants), Food Festivals, a weekly Farmers Market and a wealth excellent bars, cool cafés, delis and more. Kilkenny residents are spoiled for choice, while visitors can try initiatives such as the Taste of Kilkenny Food Trail as one of many perfect ways to feast on the best that Kilkenny has to offer.

For more information on what Kilkenny has to offer visit

To vote for Kilkenny as Foodie Destination 2016 visit:

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