Yeats Meets Wilde at The Westbury Hotel – 11/09/13

September 11, 2013


The Westbury Hotel

Yeats Meets Wilde at The Westbury Hotel
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
19:30 - Call 01 646 3311 to reserve your place - All Ages
Clarendon Street
Dublin 2
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The Westbury Hotel and the Abbey Theatre are delighted to present ‘Down Off His Stilts’, an exclusive dinner theatre experience which celebrates W. B. Yeats and the richness of Irish theatre within the luxurious setting of Wilde – The Restaurant in The Westbury Hotel.

Down Off His Stilts will take place on Wednesday, the 11th of September at 7.30pm, and features dramatic re-enactments from a selection of Yeats’ most compelling plays, poems and letters while guests indulge in a specially created seasonal menu in Wilde – The Restaurant, named after another of Ireland’s most famous literary sons.
Directed by David Horan and with a stellar cast including Jane Brennan, Derbhle Crotty and Arthur Riordan, Down Off His Stilts gives an insight into Yeats’s life and work, featuring luminaries such as his famous muse Maud Gonne McBride and literary contemporaries George Bernard Shaw and JM Synge. Down Off His Stilts is a compelling and hugely entertaining dinner theatre experience.

Lovers of good food and wine can enjoy a two course seasonal dinner accompanied by fine wine in the elegant surroundings of Wilde - The Restaurant. The evening begins at 7.00 pm with pre-theatre drinks in The Gallery before a seasonal dinner at 7.30pm. The Westbury Hotel’s Head Chef, Thomas Haughton, has conjured a wonderful menu for the evening featuring dramatic dishes such as duck ballotine and parfait, sour apple, shaved sourdough and confit salmon rillette, beetroot purée, compressed cucumber for starters followed by tempting mains such as roast hake, crab ravioli, quinoa salad, confit lemon emulsion and sirloin of Irish Angus beef, smoked shallot, fondant potato – all aptly accompanied by delicious wines.

A booking fee of €60 per person applies which includes pre-theatre drinks in The Gallery, a two-course dinner with coffee and chocolates, accompanied by wine. Call 01 646 3311 to reserve your place – spaces are limited, so don’t delay and book your ticket today!

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