Last night saw the official launch of the Gibson hotel’s First Dates restaurant menu and package to welcome the return of the popular TV show, which is hosted in the hotel’s Coda Eatery. For the first time, fans of the show can dine in and enjoy the romantic ambiance of the First Dates restaurant for themselves! At the launch, invited guests were treated to a tailor-made First Dates menu, which was created by Gibson head chef, Igor Cikerav, and a First Dates Love Potion cocktail, created by the hotel’s experienced bar team.
Dinner guests included model Lena Morkuniene, stylist Jo Linehan and some of Ireland’s top bloggers Louise Cooney, Sarah Hanahran and Niamh Cullen. Guests were welcomed by fan favourite and First Dates host, Maître D’ Mateo Saina, who showed them to their table, where they were served a Love Potion tipple, which included Grey Goose La Poire, cranberry juice, fresh raspberry, lime juice, orange blossom water and cloudy apple juice.
The Gibson hotel offers two tailor-made First Dates packages, which are available from now until Saturday, 31st March. Choose from dinner in the First Dates restaurant (available Thursday – Saturday) or make a night of it and stay overnight in a superior double room, enjoy dinner in the First Dates restaurant, two complimentary Love Potions on arrival, and breakfast for two the following morning. Packages start from €35 for two courses or €39 for a three-course dinner, both include a glass of prosecco or Love Potion cocktail. The overnight offer is €236 in a superior double room with breakfast, three-course meal and two Love Potion cocktails or glasses of prosecco.