Cheers! Top 5 Food and Drink Events this Weekend Including Free Brunch and Beers

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The weekend is here and with it the food and drink rituals we’ve been waiting all week to savour.

But in between brunch, your weekly takeaway, and drinks with friends there are a host of foodie events that will satisfy every craving.

Here are our picks of the five best food and drink events this weekend.

Free Brunch at Zozimus

Brunch Menu

Zozimus Bar has launched an exciting new brunch menu and they want you to “Treat a Friend” this weekend. If you bring a friend to Zozimus Bar for brunch on Saturday 1st or Sunday 2nd July, they’ll pay for your friend’s meal. The offer is only valid this weekend and booking is essential. To book a spot, contact Zozimus at or by phone at (01) 536 9640.


Get closer to the sea this weekend with SeaFest 2017, taking place in Galway from Friday June 30th to Sunday July 2nd. More than 80,000 people are expected to descend on the city of tribes to experience all Galway has to offer, from free family events to a Bord Bia Seafood Experience.

Ballymaloe Malt and Music Festival

Running Friday evening until Sunday evening, The Ballymaloe Malt & Music Weekend will be showcasing an impressive line-up of music, including headline acts Little Green Cars and Jerry Fish, artisan brewers, cider makers, distillers and bespoke cordial makers as well as offering delicious food in the rustic setting of the Big Shed, home to Litfest Fringe Fest, on the Ballymaloe Farm.

Liberties Brewers CUP

Legit Coffee Co

Take your coffee seriously but also up for some caffeine fuelled fun? This Sunday Legit Coffee Co on Meath Street is hosting the is a competition for Liberties Brewers CUP Baristas and those who just love coffee. 15 participants will take part in a Black Coffee brewing battle reviewed by three judges. Aiming to engage the local community and the dublin coffee culture, the event is open to public with tickets including booking fee costing just €1.67. There will also be sandwiches, canapés, pastry platters and beers.

Free Beer at The Hairy Lemon, for Blondes

Calling All Dublin Blondes How Many Dublin Blondes Can You Fit in a Hairy Lemon

Are you a beer loving blonde? Then listen up, Irishtown Brewing are calling “Dublin Blondes” to meet them at the Hairy Lemon pub Dublin on Friday 30th of June at 6pm and you will be rewarded with a free pint for your efforts. Male and female blondes are welcome.

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