WHERE IS GUINNESS X MEATOPIA?
The Open Gate Brewery at the St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin, Ireland – the home of Guinness innovation and experimentation.

WHEN IS GUINNESS X MEATOPIA?
Saturday 1 July and Sunday 2 July 2017

HOW DO I GET TO THE OPEN GATE BREWERY?
Please click here to view a map and directions. Enter via a gate labelled The Open Gate Brewery, just past the famous black gates of the Guinness brewery on Thomas Street, as you are heading away from the city.

IS THERE PARKING?
Free parking is just minutes away on Crane Street and is offered on a first come, first serve basis. Parking on Market Street is reserved for coaches. Remember, never drink and drive.

IS GUINNESS X MEATOPIA WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
Yes, The Open Gate Brewery has a lift to facilitate access for wheelchair users.

WHAT TIME IS GUINNESS X MEATOPIA?
Saturday 1 July from 4-10pm and Sunday 2 from 1-6pm

HOW DOES GUINNESS X MEATOPIA WORK?
Top local and international chefs will cook unique meat dishes, grilled or smoked over sustainable wood and charcoal. Each dish is paired with an experimental brew and there will be live music, Meatopia’s Cutting Room, butchery demonstrations and demos with the brewers and chefs.

HOW MUCH ARE THE TICKETS?
Tickets are €70 for Saturday, 1 July and €65 for Sunday, 2 July.

WHAT DOES THE TICKET PRICE INCLUDE?
Tickets include six dishes, each paired with a taster serving of an experimental brew. These are paid for by MeatBucks which you will receive on arrival. You’ll also receive a BeerBuck that covers a pint of the specially brewed GUINNESS X MEATOPIA beer and it is redeemable at The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside.

CAN I PURCHASE MORE FOOD?
Yes, you can buy more food by buying MeatBucks from the bar in The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside with cash or debit/ credit card.

CAN I PURCHASE MORE DRINK?
Yes. You can buy Guinness beers from The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside with cash or debit/ credit card. You can buy beers from the guest breweries stands and cocktails from the cocktail bar with cash or with BeerBucks, for those paying by credit card. BeerBucks can be purchased by debit/ credit card from The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside and the desk located in the entrance area. You can buy soft drinks from The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside with cash or debit/ credit card. Water will be available for free of charge throughout the event.

IS GUINNESS X MEATOPIA OPEN TO ALL AGES?
The Open Gate Brewery is a working brewery and therefore is strictly over 18s only.

 

WHERE CAN I GET MEATBUCKS AND BEERBUCKS? AND HOW MUCH WILL THE BE?
You can buy more MeatBucks and BeerBucks from The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside and the desk located in the entrance area with cash or debit/ credit card. MeatBucks for additional food dishes will cost €7 each. BeerBucks for additional drinks will cost €5 each. Beers will cost €5 each, cocktails will cost €10 each and ice-cream will cost €5 each. Note, you can buy drinks from any of the bars and ice-cream from the ice-cream stand using cash, but for those wanting to pay with debit/ credit card for a beer from the guest breweries, a cocktail from the cocktail bar or an ice-cream from the ice-cream stand, first you must purchase BeerBucks from The Open Gate Brewery bars inside and outside and the desk located in the entrance area.

WILL FOOD BE SERVED ALL DAY?
Food will be served from opening time until it runs out… we’ll have plenty, but don’t come too late!

WILL ONLY BEER BE SERVED?
No. There will also be a selection of World Class cocktails inspired by the event.

WILL THERE BE ANY VEGETARIAN DISHES?
No. Meatopia is aimed at meat lovers. The chefs will be preparing dishes using high quality, ethically-sourced meat.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?
No. Dogs and fresh meat don’t mix very well. Only guide dogs will be permitted.

WILL IT BE AN AWESOME WEEKEND OF MEAT, BEER, FIRE AND MUSIC?
Yes.