Event Listings

September 2020 >>>

[check back regularly for updates]

Thursday Sep 17

Pigtown Dinner at the Mustard Seed Restaurant

The Mustard Seed in Ballingarry is offering a special menu on Thursday 17 September, the eve of Culture Night, to launch the annual Pigtown celebrations. €49 per person for 4 course dinner. A special B&B rate of €55 per person sharing is available exclusively for diners who wish to stay the night. Please book directly with the Mustard Seed phone 069 68508 https://www.mustardseed.ie/

Friday Sep 18

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

Saturday Sep 19

11am-4pm: Our Giant Piggy visits the Potato Market on Merchant’s Quay for Pigtown2020 family fun

To celebrate Pigtown2020 kicking off this weekend, our Giant Piggy will visit the Potato Market on Merchant’s Quay (11am-4pm).

11am-1pm: FREE Mask Making Workshop (for ages 10-13yrs) with Lumen Street Theatre

Lumen Street Theatre will hold a FREE children’s mask making workshop outdoors (11am-1pm). Workshop limited to 10 children ages 10-13 years old. They will operate on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please follow all Covid-19 protocols in place for safety including one way entry-exit system and limited capacity within the market to facilitate social distancing.

Wednesday-Sunday Sep 23-27

Daily Pigtown Specials at multi-award winning 1826 Adare https://1826adare.ie/

Thursday Sep 24

Pigtown Dinner at the East Room Restaurant

https://eastroom.ie/ The East Room is now open on Thursday nights from 24th of September, and celebrating Pigtown with a locally foraged tasting menu by our chefs:

  • Smoked eel & pork belly terrine – onion – truffle- watercress
  • Roast cod-cauliflower -razor clams  & squid cracker
  • Grapefruit sorbet – garden verbena & fennel pollen
  • Sika Venison – smoked beetroot – hen of the woods – last year’s elderberry vinegar
  • Passionfruit  soufflé – sheep milk sorbet – Glenstal wood sorrel

The East Room Restaurant, Plassey House, University of Limerick V94 PX58 phone: 061 202186 / 87 or email: eastroom@ul.ie

Thursday Sep 24

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival starting Sep 24th)

Starters:

  • PORK BELLY TACO: Tequila poached pears, pickled vegetables with a blue cheese dressing
  • PULLED PORK CROQUET: with apple gel crispy sage and mustard aioli

Mains:

  • PORK BELLY with salt baked turnip, carrot and butternut squash purée, fondant potato and a crab apple jus
  • SLOW COOLED PORK ROULADE with hazelnut dukkah and rainbow carrot Madeira jus, served with pork crackling

Dessert:

  • THREE LITTLE PIGGYS – Peanut butter and bacon truffle, cider ice cream with a chocolate bacon and apple syrup

Cornstore Restaurant, Thomas Street, Limerick 061-609000 http://cornstore.ie/

Friday Sep 25

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

EVERY Saturday morning 8am-3pm:

The famous Farmer’s Market at Limerick Milk Market in the heart of the city https://www.milkmarketlimerick.ie/

October 2020 >>>

Available throughout October

Pigtown Special at Tuscany Bistro Castletroy (running for October)

  • Pork fillet wrapped in Parma ham with garlic and herb roasted potatoes, pan-fried kale, and a port reduction

Tuscany Bistro, Unit 9 Newtown Centre, Annacotty, Castletroy, Co. Limerick 061-333444 castletroy@tuscany.ie http://tuscany.ie/

Thursday Oct 1

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival) http://cornstore.ie/

Friday Oct 2

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

Thursday Oct 8

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival) http://cornstore.ie/

Friday Oct 9

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

Thursday Oct 15

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival) http://cornstore.ie/

Thursday Oct 15

‘Pigtown Pintxos’ at No.1 Pery Square https://oneperysquare.com/

Friday Oct 16

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

Sunday October 18

Literary Brunch at No.1 Pery Square https://oneperysquare.com/

Thursday Oct 22

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival) http://cornstore.ie/

Friday Oct 23

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

Thursday Oct 29

Pigtown Specials at the Cornstore Restaurant

(running every Thursday for the festival) http://cornstore.ie/

Friday Oct 30

Pigtown Dinner at the Terrace Bar & Restaurant, Strand Hotel

Executive Chef Tom Flavin has created a special Pigtown Themed Menu incorporating the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. €31.00 per person (running every Friday for the festival, overnight package also available, scroll down for staycation details below) https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/

EVERY Saturday morning 8am-3pm:

The famous Farmer’s Market at Limerick Milk Market in the heart of the city https://www.milkmarketlimerick.ie/

STAYCATION in Limerick during Pigtown:

Available every Friday night during the festival until 30th October 2020

The Little Piggy package at the Limerick Strand Hotel will certainly appeal to those looking for a distinctive local flavour. Stay overnight with a cooked to order breakfast, enjoy a glass of Prosecco before dinner, after dinner resident crooner Liam O’Brien will raise the spirits before enjoying your 3 course locally inspired dinner in the AA Rosette Terrace Bar & Restaurant.  Limerick reared Executive Chef, Tom Flavin who has a passion for Irish produce and traceability, has created this special  Pigtown Themed Menu.   With this in mind, the unique menu incorporates the freshest and finest Irish ingredients, uniquely showcased on a Map of Ireland highlighting provenance and inspired by all things local. Next morning, take a stroll to the famous Milk Market on Saturday morning after your hearty breakfast, enjoy a tour of Treaty City Brewery.   Guests can also enjoy a late check-out (2pm).
Package from €150 per person sharing to include locally sourced Pigtown Themed Dinner Menu , glass of bubbles, breakfast and Treaty City Brewery tour. https://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/


 

Look out for Pigtown Specials in restaurants across Limerick

Contact us if your restaurant has a Pigtown Special featuring local food producers running during #Pigtown2020