One of the highlights of the festival is ‘THE TASTE TRAIL’ that takes place throughout the town in pubs, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, shops e.t.c.

Festival goers purchase a book of ‘taste trail tickets’, containing tickets you exchange for a taste of food or drink at the many outlets. Each book contains 10 tickets worth €2 each. For 1 token you receive a tasting at any of the venues. Buy as many books as you like. Over 70 venues take place. There really is something for everyone.

See the tickets section on the website to see where to buy the books.

View Online Map of Taste Trail


O’Cathain Fish Shop

Smoked Fish Platter & Seafood BBQ (sat only)

Boatyard Restaurant

Fishcake with a Lime & Sweet Chilli Dip taste trail ticket seller

Out of the Blue

Food: A Taste of the Blue Wine: A wine tasting with Ben Mason of Winemason (both Sat only)

Marina Inn

Sat & Sun - Lime & Dingle Gin Cheesecake. Sat: Seared King Scallops with Jack McCarthy's Kanturk Black Pudding & Parsnip Puree. Sun: Tempura Tiger Prawns with Marina Inn Authentic Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Harrington’s Family Restaurant

Deep Fried Mars/Snickers/Creme Egg with Ice Cream & Chocolate or Strawberry Sauce

John Benny’s Pub

Slow Cooked Kerry Beef & Guinness Stew topped with West Kerry Parsnip & Potato Puree, A shot of Pogues Whiskey aged in oak casks, produced by The West Cork Distillery taste trail ticket seller

Dingle Bay Hotel

Toonsbridge Buffalo Burger taste trail ticket seller

Murphy’s Pub

Pulled Duck in a Mini Pitta Pocket with Sweet Red Cabbage

Crean’s Lager @ The Quay Stage

A glass or pint of Crean's Irish lager. Quay Stage Sponsored by Crean's Lager

Dingle Doghouse

Meaty Treats

Dingle Ahoy! Fish & Chips

Dingle Gin Fish Bites

The Dingle Whiskey Distillery

Dingle Gin & Vodka Sample, Dingle G & T, Dingle Vodka & Ginger Ale, Dingle Cocktails

Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain Restaurant @ Liam O’Neill Art Studio

Derry's Dingle Pie – all proceeds to Camphill

Cloudberry Bakery @ Siopa Ceoil

Artisan Creme Brulee Macaron with Baked Custard Centre & Torch-Flamed Sugar. Snickers Macaron with Salted Caramel & Peanut Centre, enrobed in Chocolate

Sheehy’s Anchor Down

Homemade Seafood Chowder served with Brown Bread. Locally Caught Calamari in a Cajun Spice served with Lemon Mayonnaise Sauce (gluten free)

Strand House

Strand Cafe Special Desserts all made in Strand Cafe taste trail ticket seller

Dingle GAA

Fresh Barbequed Tuna with Dressing

Kool Scoops of Dingle

A Scoop of Ice Cream with a Choice of 16 Flavours. Hot Waffle with Soft or Scoop Ice Cream

Ruggero Sileri @ The Dolphin Shop

Italian Traditional Porcetta – slow cooked (10hrs) loin of pork, filled with fresh herbs, pancetta & garlic, served on bread, with caremelised onions

West Cork Pies & Cronins Cider @ Paddy Bawn Brosnans

West Cork Pies – Artisan Handmade Ready to eat Savouries inc. Meat Pies, Scotch Eggs, Pork Pies, Pate & other Savoury Goods. Free Cronins Cider Tasters

Dingle Fudge @ Dingle Goldsmiths

Delectable Chocolate Fudge with a Unique Taste of Dingle

Garvey’s SuperValu

Instore Bakery Products – Donuts, Buffalo Burgers, Pig on a Spit taste trail ticket seller

The Diner

Homemade Chicken Goujons with BBQ Dip. Kinsale Coffee (Bespoke Roasted Coffee)

Tempted? Cider @ Uisce Saddlery

A Taste of one of the varieties of Tempted? Cider, made in Armagh from Tipperary Apples – Dry/Sweet/Strawberry/Elderflower

Dingle Sushi @ Greenlane Gallery

Dingle Sushi with Local Crabmeat & Mackerel Hakutsuru Sake

Tim Adams Wines @ Holden Leathergoods

A Selection of Red & White Award Winning Wines from Tim Adams Wines , Clare Valley, South Australia.

My Boy Blue

Fish Taco

Reel Dingle Fish

Traditional Fresh Fish & Chip Tit Bits

The Skipper Restaurant @ O’Flaherty’s Pub

The 7 Tastes of the Skipper taste trail ticket seller

Charthouse Restaurant

Belgian Chocolate Brownie. Mini 3 Course Tasting Plate – Annascaul Black Pudding, Panko Crumbed Feta Fritters, Belgian Chocolate Brownie (sat only) taste trail ticket seller

Sheehy’s Spar

Some Savoury Tastes For You to Choose From (Sat Only)

Hannie Agnes’s

Dingle Gin Cocktail Kerry Venison Wild Blackberry Treats

Fenton’s of Dingle

Paddy Fenton's Dingle Dexter Beef. On Sunday from 1pm-4pm Helen Mullane who fronts Allos Bistro in Listowel and her brother Dan will be selling their eclectic cook book collection - all proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders. Bag a bargain from the Vintage to the New.

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea's Creamy White Chocolate Fudge. Blackberry Cordial Gin & Tonic Fizz Cocktail

Crinkle Stores

Homemade Meringue Kisses with Doonsheane Blackcurrant & Elderflower Compote & Fresh Cream. Homemade Meringues with Doonsheane Gooseberry & Raspberry Compote, Elderflower Cream taste trail ticket seller

Bush Tucker @ Dingle Surf

Kangaroo Skewer

The Little Cheese Shop

Raclette – Melted Cheese on Local Bread with a Piece of Pickle on the Side

Grey’s Lane Bistro

Fishcakes Wines from “The French Market” taste trail ticket seller

Bean in Dingle

Single Origin Cold Brew Coffee brewed for 16 hours using Dick Mack's Well Water. Aeropress Martinis – Dingle Vodka, Aeropress Coffee, Vanilla Extract

An Olivia Chocolate @ An Capall Dubh

3 Award Winning Chocolates of your choice from the Blas na hEireann Supreme Champion 2013

Dingle Artworks

Raspberry Jam Mocktails using Blas na hEireann Award Winning Raspberry Jam from The Green Apron. Raspberry Jam Cocktails made with Blas na hEireann Award Winning Raspberry Jam from the Green Apron & Dingle Gin

Dingle Crystal

Raspberry & Mint Infused Dingle Gin & Tonic. Honey & Mint Dingle Whiskey Mojito

Chewy & The Beast

Chewy: A Taste of our West Kerry Beef & Shoestring Fries. The Beast: Woodfired Rustic Pizza


Snails served with Garlic & Herb Butter & Bacus Sourdough

Dingle Cookery School @ Carol Cronin Gallery

Dingle Salted Grass Beef Taco with Dingle Farmhouse Cream Cheese Dressing

Original Kerry Craftshop

Taste - Terra Gourmet Spanish Wines and Tapas

Goat St. Social

Salt 'n' Pepper Calamari Cones, Aioli

McCarthy’s Bar

Mulled Porter by Beoir Chorca Dhuibhne served with a home made spiced biscuit. Beoir Chorca Dhuibhne craft beers . Porter House Beers. taste trail ticket seller

Kennedy’s Bar

Kerry Organic Rose Veal Kofta in a Bacus Pitta

The Old Pier @ Barr na Sraide

Smerwick Harbour Seafood Chowder. Taste of Seafood Options & Dingle Bay Prawns Scampi Style (if available)

Gregory’s Garden @ The Global Village

A taste of Gregory's Garden – Kerry Mountain Lamb & Locally Caught Fish

Foxy John’s

A Taste of Annascaul Sausage & Puddings. Sausage Meatballs with Tomato & Herb Sauce (sat only)

Micilin Muc The Bacon & Sausage Maker @ Fitzgerald’s Centra

Micilin Muc Brunch Pot – A Variety of Micilin Muc Produce served with Seasonal Fried Potatoes

Currans Bar

Taste of the Wild Atlantic Way kindly supported by Blenders Sauces, showcasing local seafood delights.

Gra Dingle Health Foods

Maple Caremelised Pineapple & Jalapeno Polenta Skewers – Vegan & Gluten Free Turmeric Chai Latte – Dairy Free  (sat only)

Adams Bar

Natural Shucked Oysters with a Vietnamese Dressing. Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Bap – 5 Hours Slow Cooked Pork Belly, Marinated in Adam's Tangy BBQ Sauce, served in a Walsh Blah

Pins & Needles of Dingle Hosts Dovinia Chocolates

A Taste of Locally Produced Chocolate Vodka Chocolate Vodka Martini with Locally Produced Chocolate Vodka Sponsored by Idirlinn eCommerce

An Gallerai Beag

Dingle Gin Soup & Homemade Brown Bread taste trail ticket seller

Lord Bakers

An Oyster (sat only)

Dingle Benners Hotel

Malaysian Sambal Style Potted Ted Browne's Crab & Prawn served with a Green Onion & Sesame Flatbread / Homemade Chocolate, Praline & Dingle Whiskey Truffles with a Cookie Crumb taste trail ticket seller

Paul Geaney’s Bar

Seafood Chowder taste trail ticket seller

The Dingle Pub

“Munchskins” - Potato Skins Filled with Bacon, Spring Onions & topped with Cheddar Cheese

Ashes Seafood Restaurant

Bloody Mary Oyster Shot. Wine & Prosecco



Pantri Cafe

Sat: Maharees Beetroot & Coconut Soup with Chive Cream, Pantri Vegetable Curry with Rice & Raita & Mimosas. Sun: Mimosas

Adh Danlann

“International Vegetarian/Vegan” - Indian Original Authentic Vegetarian Curry / Borsch Original Russian Vegetarian Soup / Russian Pastries / Carrot Cake

Random Restaurant

Nutella Cheesecake / Sticky Toffee Pudding / Sweet Chilli Chicken

Lily’s Food

The Kerry Dog – Micilin Muc's Handmade Sausages wrapped in a Courtney's Bakery Bap. Veggie Treats. Both options can be offered gluten free taste trail ticket seller.


Nellie's Light Saber Spuds - Tornado potatoes/fries are a popular street food in South Korea. Using a special slicer, a potato is spiralled on a stick and then fried until crispy then just add some delicious herbs and spices to flavour. Hophouse 13, Dingle Red Berry Cocktail Silent Disco, 2 DJs

Idas Restaurant

Pascal Rossignol & Colm McCann of Le Caveau Specialist Wine Merchants showcasing the world of Natural & Biodynamic Wines

O’Sullivan’s Courthouse Pub

Sat-Green Chilli Pork Stew & Rice & McGargles Beer Pico de Gallo Slow Cooked Pork (cooked for 6 hrs) in Green Chillies & thickened with Mesa . Warms the Body, Feeds the Soul. Sun: 9 White Deer Brewery Beer taste trail ticket seller


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