10 tasty food tours on the island of Ireland

Treat your tastebuds to a food tour on the island of Ireland and discover the fabulous fusion of taste and place.

It’s a small island but it’s big on flavour and every region has its own unique food story to tell. Indulge in one of the many food tours on offer and discover the authentic flavours of Ireland.

1 Irish Artisan Food Tours
Take a deep dive into the gastronomy of County Galway on a five-day trip around the region’s artisan farms, fisheries and restaurants. You’ll even get the chance to do a bit of seaweed foraging and will end every day with a hearty evening meal.

2 Taste and Tour, Belfast
Belfast’s award-winning food and drink tours provide a fun and food-filled guided walk to some top spots around the city centre. Choose from the original food tour or mix it up with a Gin Jaunt, Cocktail Circuit, Whiskey Walk or 5 Stop Brunch.

3 Burren Food Trails
The unique landscape of The Burren is bound up in the flavours of its artisan producers. Follow the Farm to Fork trail, head off on the Market Garden trail, or get a Taste of The Ocean to sample the freshest seafood and discover the joys of “wild food”.

4 Enniskillen Taste Experience
Indulge in a three-hour gourmet taste experience around County Fermanagh’s island town. The tour visits local producers and suppliers who will share some insights into their craft while you tuck into delicious nibbles.

5 Kenmare Foodie Tours
The picturesque town of Kenmare in County Kerry is the setting for this tour which showcases artisan breads, locally roasted coffee, rich cheeses, spicy sausages, black pudding and homemade ice-cream among other culinary delights.

Foodie City cycle tour, Guildhall Square, Derry~Londonderry.

6 Waterford Food Story
The Waterford Food Story includes two nights bed and breakfast in the Granville Hotel with an evening meal in the award-winning Everett’s Restaurant. You’ll also do a bit of seaweed foraging with Marie Power, The Sea Gardener, and visit an organic garden and its zero-waste café.

7 Lough Neagh Foodie Road Trip
Embark on a culinary adventure around Lough Neagh on a self-guided tour and enjoy some of the most delicious produce from the region. You’ll visit an orchard, learn to make bread and butter, and sample craft beer and fresh farm produce.

8 Kilkenny Foodie Tours
Choose from a chauffeur-driven guided tour of County Kilkenny’s food and craft producers or a culinary and cultural walking tour in Kilkenny City. Along the way you’ll meet food and drink producers, restaurateurs, chocolatiers and get to sample some wonderful local fare.

9 Secret Food Tours, Dublin
This guided tour is all about traditional Irish food. Starting from Trinity College, it meanders across the city stopping by historic pubs, cafés, markets and a cosy speakeasy. Food highlights include traditional potato cakes, soda bread, smoked salmon and warming Irish stew. And for added spice the tour includes a “secret dish” sure to thrill your tastebuds.

10 Foodie City Cycle
Why not add a little exercise to your food tour on a gentle two-hour cycle ride around historic Derry~Londonderry. You’ll work up an appetite for the great food you’ll enjoy at Pyke ‘N’ Pommes Pod on the riverfront, Bron café and The Cottage.