Long balmy evening of outdoor dining

Long balmy evening of outdoor dining
People sitting out having dinner in the evening sunshine at the Cork Midsummer festival long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan

Beautiful food and perfect weather - Cork’s Long Table Dinner was a balmy evening to remember.

Setting up the table were Jennifer Lipinski, the Oyster Tavern and Kate Sullivan, Jacques Restaurant during the Cork Midsummer festival long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan
Setting up the table were Jennifer Lipinski, the Oyster Tavern and Kate Sullivan, Jacques Restaurant during the Cork Midsummer festival long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan

The celebration of food was one of the crowning moments of the Cork Midsummer Festival, which runs until the end of the month.

South Mall in Cork city was transformed into an elegant outdoor dining area for over 420 guests at Cork’s Long Table Dinner, as part of Cork Midsummer Festival. Pic: Littlebug Media
South Mall in Cork city was transformed into an elegant outdoor dining area for over 420 guests at Cork’s Long Table Dinner, as part of Cork Midsummer Festival. Pic: Littlebug Media

The weather gods delivered as the 420 diners sat down to an outdoor banquet on the South Mall.

Aideen O’Sullivan and Margaret Dillon, Barrack Street at the long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan
Aideen O’Sullivan and Margaret Dillon, Barrack Street at the long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan

Temperatures were as high as 25 degrees for the event, ensuring that Sunday’s event is yet another one to remember.

Norma and Clive Kerrisk, Marydyke at the long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan
Norma and Clive Kerrisk, Marydyke at the long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan

The Long Table Dinner is one of the highlights of the Cork Midsummer Festival, with ten of the city’s best-loved restaurants taking part.

Adrian O’Keeffe and Ann Marie O’Sullivan with Barry and Ber Coffey at the Cork Midsummer festival long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan
Adrian O’Keeffe and Ann Marie O’Sullivan with Barry and Ber Coffey at the Cork Midsummer festival long table event on the South Mall. Picture Dan Linehan

Chefs and restaurants showed off the city’s world-class food culture and seasonal produce in a spectacular outdoor culinary event.

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