Smeg Pop-up Restaurant Sparkles

Hundreds of guests were treated to a dazzling dining experience at the Smeg Pop-up Restaurant which featured on this year’s Hillsborough International Oyster Festival programme. Local chefs Derek Patterson from The Plough, Karl Banks from The Hillside, and Andy Rea from the Mourne Seafood Bar were joined with a special appearance from top chef Richard Corrigan, as well as the Flying Chefs from Festival sponsor Turkish Airlines. Supplementing the NI Year of Food and Drink, the Festival kindly acknowledged the support of Food NI, Tourism Northern Ireland and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.

Catherine McGavock, Louise Munroe and Barbara Cantley

Catherine McGavock, Louise Munroe and Barbara Cantley

Carole Shirlow, Colin Shirlow and Julienne Marie Curran

Carole Shirlow, Colin Shirlow and Julienne Marie Curran

Alistair Pollock, Karen McAvoy and Jago Bret  Hundreds of guests were treated to a dazzling dining experience last night, Thursday 1st September, at the Smeg Pop-up Restaurant which featured on this year’s Hillsborough International Oyster Festival programme. Local chefs Derek Patterson from The Plough, Karl Banks from The Hillside, and Andy Rea from the Mourne Seafood Bar were joined with a special appearance from top chef Richard Corrigan, as well as the Flying Chefs from Festival sponsor Turkish Airlines. Supplementing the NI Year of Food and Drink, the kindly acknowledges the support of Food NI, Tourism Northern Ireland and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.

Alistair Pollock, Karen McAvoy and Jago Bret

Louise Hanna and Eoin Alexander

Louise Hanna and Eoin Alexander

DJ and Kerry Cauley

DJ and Kerry Cauley

Darren and Lorraine Hamill

Darren and Lorraine Hamill

Colin Gibson and John Keane

Colin Gibson and John Keane

Lisa and Martin Mulholland

Lisa and Martin Mulholland

Ian and Jackie Campbell

Ian and Jackie Campbell

Geoffrey and Gail Heggan

Geoffrey and Gail Heggan

Gareth Brady, Sharon Brady, Malcolm MacDonald and Christine MacDonald,

Gareth Brady, Sharon Brady, Malcolm MacDonald and Christine MacDonald,

Joel Fraser and Sarah Hobson

Joel Fraser and Sarah Hobson

Elaine Roberts, Jill McConkey and Rosemary Owens attended the Smeg Pop-up Restaurant which featured on this year’s Hillsborough International Oyster Festival programme.

Elaine Roberts, Jill McConkey and Rosemary Owens attended the Smeg Pop-up Restaurant which featured on this year’s Hillsborough International Oyster Festival programme.

Jim Kirkwood and Sinead Gibson

Jim Kirkwood and Sinead Gibson