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Celebrate the Summer Solstice Vegetarian Evening Picnic

Kylestone Nurseries, 5 Lower Balloo Road, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6LU
Picnic basket on picnic blanket


This event is part of Taste Summer in Ards and North Down. To view the full programme, click here.

Celebrate the summer solstice with a rare opportunity to dine outdoors in the peaceful setting of Kylestone Nurseries surrounded by glorious summer blooms and an abundance of greenery. With local artists providing the soundtrack to summer and beautiful vegetarian food freshly prepared by 'Morning Glory Granola Company' Nina Cristinacce, you're in for a unique treat to kick off your summer.


Char grilled peaches with burrata/vegan cheese and raspberry vinegar dressing

Garlic butter bean salad with courgettes and mint

Grilled summer vegetables with aioli dip

Orzo salad with fresh herbs, peas and lemon oil 

Roast cherry tomato cous cous salad

Comber earlies potato salad with capers, gherkins and dill

Sourdough baguettes


Glastry Farm Ice Cream/sorbet with fresh berries and dark chocolate sauce

Toasting Marshmallows

(Subject to change)

Over 12's only. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

Please bring a picnic blanket with you.

Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets. It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about  food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements.  This must be done 72 hours before the experience by contacting the provider directly on

Car parking on-site.

Please note that ticket sales will close at 10am Monday 20 June


Full terms and conditions apply, go to Terms and Conditions page.

In line with government guidance around COVID-19, we encourage event attendees to continue to make safer choices including sanitising, wearing a face covering and keeping distance as appropriate.

Please note all events are subject to change.

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Ticket£28.50 per ticket

Please note that ticket sales will close at 10am Monday 20 June

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