The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival is delighted to partner with many talented local chefs and businesses whose food is locally sourced, prepared with loving care and served with the grace of traditional Irish hospitality.
All dining and wine requirements, formal or informal, must be booked no less than 5 days in advance of the relevant performance.
On Saturday 1st June many lunchtime venues will be open on Main Street, Lismore. Cafes and restaurants galore to choose from.
Barrons Bakery in Cappoquin will specially open on Sunday 2nd June
Picnic Lunch at Dromore Yard, Aglish Daytime Double Bill Recital - Friday 31st May
During the Double Bill lunchtime interval for the best pizzas and ice-cream north of Italy, Volcano Pizza & Baldwin Ice Creams will be providing their delicious fare.During the Double Bill lunchtime interval for the best pizzas and ice-cream north of Italy, Volcano Pizza & Baldwin Ice Creams will be providing their delicious fare.
- Cost €25pp (excl €3.50 sales commission per order)
- Wines to be ordered separately here online
- Bar from 1pm serving selected wines, spirits & soft beverages by the glass
Lunch at Barrons Bakery & Coffee House, Cappoquin – Sunday 2nd June
Barron’s Bakery & Coffee Shop in Cappoquin will provide lunch for festival patrons at 1pm opening its doors for the first time on a Sunday in its uninterrupted 125 year history.
All food in the coffee shop is freshly prepared daily and of course all bread and confectionery is baked on the premises. They also make and prepare fresh soup, savoury snacks, salads and desserts. A sandwich made with Barrons bread tastes like no other!
- Cost €20pp (excl €3.50 sales commission per order)
Lunch at Salterbridge House following Recital - Monday 3rd June
Healthy, locally sourced food will be served in Salterbridge House’s courtyard after the Rachel Kelly and Gavan Ring Recital. Healthy, locally sourced food will be served in Salterbridge House’s courtyard after the Rachel Kelly and Gavan Ring Recital.
- Lunch served 1-2pm
- Menu TBC – €20pp (excl €3.50 sales commission per order)
- Please note there is no bar facilities at this venue but soft beverages will be available