Planning a plant-based wedding feast?
With wedding venues across the country experiencing a rise in requests for meat-free menus, it is clear that vegetarian and vegan couples want their lifestyle choices reflected on their big day.
Now an intimate West Cork wedding venue has come out tops for doing just that; Dunowen House near Clonakilty is featured on a list of 25 veggie-loving wedding venues across Ireland compiled by the wedding website Savemyday.ie.
Already crowned Ireland’s Best Country House Wedding Venue, Dunowen House is well known for its delicious wedding feasts, with most produce grown in their walled gardens or sourced locally in West Cork.
The venue’s speciality plant-based and meat-free menus feature vegan ‘smoked salmon’ on rye bread, Dunowen’s gobi, dahl and coconut rice and moreish vegan chocolate cake.
“Many couples are choosing delicious, versatile and flavourful vegan and veggie fare for their wedding celebrations, be it fully plant-based menus or more meat-free options across their courses.” said Shell Holden of SaveMyDay.ie.
“From swapping the roast for risotto, lamb for lentils and chicken for chickpeas, SaveMyDay.ie’s wedding venue partners and their vegan and vegetarian menus wow with their creative cruelty-free canapes to delectable dairy-free desserts – impressing even the most skeptical of carnivores.”
The luxury 18th Century house and estate boasts a unique rock and roll history; it’s the former home of Noel Redding, bass guitarist with the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
The property, situated in a stunning coastal location surrounded by sandy beaches and only 10 minutes from Clonakilty, has a laid back vibe and an abundance of musical memorabilia – perfect for a couple looking for a truly unique and intimate celebration of up to 30 guests.
Check out the full list of Ireland’s best vegetarian and vegan wedding venues on Savemyday.ie.