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. It takes place between 1pm & 5pm Saturday & Sunday. Look out this year for places with extended hours. TASTE TRAIL TICKETS – Tickets Only, no cash! 


Festival goers purchase a book of ‘taste trail tickets’, containing tickets you exchange for a taste of food or drink at the many outlets. A book costs €20. Each book contains 9 tickets worth €2 each with €2 going to the successful running of the festival. 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.

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Dingle Record Shop

Yummy truffles!

Wines Direct @ Global Village Restaurant

Wine Tasting
Wines from Boutique Vineyards

Up In Smoke Foodtruck @ An Conair Bar

Seriously spicy bloody mary shot with chilli vodka tomato and horseradish

Crispy pork belly and kimchi tacos
Crispy pork belly with kimchi in a soft corn tortilla

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Up in Smoke Foods @ The Surf Shop

Dish 1: Crispy Buffalo Chicken and Cauliflower Wings
Crispy chicken or cauliflower wings tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce with blue cheese dip

Dish 2: Blacks fizz
Foraged blackberry ,gin and prosecco cocktail

Tripster (Travel Retro Irish Posters)

Dish 1: Homemade Raspberry Liqueur

Dish 2: Salted Caramel Gin Liqueur

Thyme Out Café & Delicatessen

Vietnamese Vermicelli Noodle Bowl (Vegan) A slow cooked fragrant broth, fresh greens, rice noodles, lime, toasted sesame seeds.

The Little Cheese Shop

Available Sat & Sun 1pm-6pm

Raclette with Irish Cheese and Pickles
Melted Irish Farmhouse Cheese with Homemade pickles and Bacus Bread

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The Fish Box

Dish 1: Homemade Sweet Potato & Parsnip Crisps
Lightly Salted Sweet Potato & Parsnip Crisps

Dish 2: Prawn Caesar Salad Bites
Bite-Size Prawn Caesar in a Baby-Gem Leaf Resting on a Toasted Slice

The Dingle Pub

Smoked Mackerel Pâté

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The Diner

Dish 1: Chicken Goujons served with Sweet Chilli Mayo

Dish 2: Cajun Chicken Burger

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The Boatyard Restaurant

Micro Seafood Platter
Mussels Langoustines and monkfish

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Terra Gourmet Foods and Wines Ltd @ Original Kerry Crafts

Selection of Spanish Tapas and Wines
Gran Reserva Serrano Ham Bruschettas, Tuna & Potato Spanish Salad, Cottage Olives in Brine, Crackers & Nuts Cocktail mix, Roasted & Salted Spanish Almonds. Selection of Red and White Wines.

Sweet Pea

Available only on Sunday

Win a Cake Charity for Cara Project
Guess the weight of cake to win and get a bun too!

Strand House

Pig on a Spit

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Solas Tapas Bar

Dish 1: Chorizo
Char Grilled Chorizo Sausage

Dish 2: Chickpeas
Paella (seafood & Chorizo)

Paddy Bawn Brosnans

Sat 11am-6pm & Sun 11am-5pm

Skeaghanore Duck @ Paddy Bawn Brosnans

Dish 1: Glazed Duck Wings
2 Confit glazed duck wing

Dish 2: Duck Wrap
Shredded duck with salad in wrap with sauce of choice

Cloudberry Bakery @ Siopa Ceoil an Daingin

Confectionary with  Cloudberrry Bakery

Manhattan salted caramel cheesecake with hazelnut praline
Guinness brownie with cheesecake swirl
French macarons.

Simply Toasted @ Original Kerry Crafts

The Classic Twist
Home cooked ham, local brie, homemade chutney on homemade bread, then toasted.

Bbq pulled pork slider
Bbq pulled pork, red onion, mature cheddar and homegrown lettuce on homemade bread-toasted.

Sheehy’s Spar

Sunday 12-3

A Taste of Sheehy's Spar
A selection of tastings from Sheehy's and the Spar range.
All proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

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Sheehy’s Fish and Chip Takeaway

Sheehy's Fresh Fish Goujons with Homemade Tartare
Strips of white fish in a beer batter

Sheehy's Crispy Cajun Spiced Calamari
Squid rings in our own homemade spice

Sheehy’s Anchor Down Restaurant

Dish 1: Sheehy's Famous Seafood Chowder
Seafood chowder consisting of a mix of fresh fish

Dish 2: Sheehy's mouthwatering fishcake served with homemade sweet chilli mayo.
Mix of fresh seafood, breaded and deep-fried

Reel Dingle Fish

Cone of Chips with Smoked Haddock with Tartare Sauce

Random Restaurant

Taste of Mark O'Callaghan
Dish 1: Pulled Ham Hock & Mature Irish Cheddar Cheese Croquette, Mustard Aioli
Dish 2: BBQ Monkfish & Gubeen Chorizo Skewer taste trail ticket seller

Paul Geaney’s Bar

Dish 1: Seafood Chowder
A medley of seafood in a creamy based chowder

Dish 2: 4oz Burger
Chargrilled homemade 4oz burger - all proceeds going to Dingle GAA

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Pantrí Café

Natural Wine Tasting
Pascal Rossignol & Colm McCan of Le Caveau Specialist Wine Merchants showcasing the world of organic, biodynamic & natural wines.

Jerry Kennedys Lamb Curry / Veggie Curry / Cocktails / Dj's both days
Delicious warming curries with papadoms, raitas & chutney

Out of the Blue

Saturday Only

Out of the Blue "Amuse Bouche"

O’Sullivan’s Courthouse Pub

Available Saturday & Sunday from 4pm-7pm

Saturday's Dish: Green Chili Pork Stew
Sunday's Dish: Blackeyed Peas Texas Style

O’Cathain Fish Shop

Saturday Only Dish 1: Dingle Seafood Chowder Locally sourced seafood soup Dish 2: Seafood BBQ Prawns + scallop Bbq  

O Connor’s Fruit & Veg

1: Chicken Croquette & Aioli

2: Spiced Beef, O Connors Slaw & Bread Roll

Novecento Pizzeria

Open Saturday 1pm-11pm & Sunday 1pm-9pm

Slice of pizza: One slice of salemi trevisano and mushroom pizza

Neligan’s Bar

1: Sausage on a Stick:
Spiced hand made chorizo sausage

2: Pig in a Bun:
Pork cheek, pickled fennel & romesco sauce

My Boy Blue

Saturday & Sunday 12pm-5pm

Fish Tacos: Locally caught fish, authentic corn tortillas, & chipotle mayo

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Murphy’s Ice Cream

1: Murphy's Ice Cream Bon-Bon
A ball of Murphys Ice Cream wrapped in luxurious chocolate

2: Murphy's Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich
Murphys Ice cream sandwiched between 2 homemade cookies

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Muiris Dan’s

Available Saturday Only

Fine Wines: Selection of Wines

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

Available Saturday from 10am-5pm & Sunday from 10am-3pm

Micilin Muc's Brunch Box
A variety of Micilín Muc's award wining produce with rosemary and garlic fried potatoes.

Mia Pizza @ O’Flaherty’s Bar

Available Saturday & Sunday from 1pm-10pm

Option 1: Woodfired Pizza

Option 2: Homemade gourmet sausages

McCarthy’s Bar

Taste of McCarthys Signature Cocktails A taste of two of our signature cocktails

Marina Inn

1: Lemon Cheese Cake infused with Locally Produced Dingle Gin 2: King Scallop with Mccarthys of Kanturk Queens Black pudding on a bed of honey parsnip purée

Lord Bakers

Oysters Fresh Dingle Bay Oyster with Lemon and Tabasco and Black Pepper

Little Italy Restaurant & Pizzeria

Focaccia A type of bread baked in the wood oven with fresh spices and tomato sauce

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

Derry's Dingle Pie prepared by Michelin Star Chef Derry Clarke, L'Ecrivain Restaurant, Dublin.

Land to Sea Restaurant

1: Wild Rabbit & Black Trumpet Mushroom Terrine 2: Honeycomb and Sea Salt Ice cream

Kool Scoops of Dingle

1: Irish-Made Scoop of Ice Cream Large scoop of ice cream (16 flavours to choose from ) 2: Hot Waffle Hot waffle with scoop ice cream or whip ice cream

Kennedy’s Butcher

Meere's Award-Winning Sausage Rolls A variety of multi-award winning sausage rolls from our friends at Meere's Pork Products

John Benny’s Pub & Restaurant

1. Baked Glenbeigh Oysters Baked Glenbeigh Oysters on Kale, Leek & Smoked Bacon glazed with Guinness Hollandaise 2. Glass of Guinness Half Pint of Guinness

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James Long’s Bar & Restaurant

2 Food Fest Dishes available 11am-5pm both Sat & Sun

The Micilin Muc Pig on a Stick
"The Miclin Muc Pig on a Stick". .. black n white pudding, pork sausage and rasher on a kebab with a drizzle of bbq sauce.

Tuna Loin or Wild Mushroom and Truffle Oil Risotto
Wild Mushroom & Truffle Oil Risotto Bon Bons Crispy Panko Crust & Tantalizing Tomato Sauce. Tuna Loin, Encrusted With Black & White Sesame Seeds Set On Asian Slaw & Wasabi Drizzle

Harrington’s Family Restaurant

2 Taste Trail Options
Open Sat & Sun 9am-9pm

Option 1: Mini Fried Mars

Option 2: Fried Twix and icecream

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Hannie Agnes’

1: Homemade Water Kefir, flavoured using Local Foraged Fruit 2: Spiced Bloody Maire made with Dingle Vodka, Fresh Horseradish & Candied Bacon

Grey’s Lane Bistro

Fish Cake
Fish cake with pea purée and aioli

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Global Village Restaurant

Crab Bon-bon with Chimichurri 1. West Kerry Beef Sausage,sour cream and onion, 2. West Kerry Lamb pithivier 3. Ballyhar farm organic pasture rared Chicken wings

Garvey’s SuperValu

Supervalu Own Brand Tastings Various Tasting of Different Products

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Fenton’s of Dingle

Available Sat & Sun from 1pm-4pm

Dingle Dexter 'Mini Burgers' with Cúl Dorcha Onion Relish
Dingle Dexter Beef , grass fed , from our Family Farm.


The Dingle Dog Ashes Local Sausage wrapped in a Courtney's floury bap, onions strings, pickles & mustard The Dingle Vegi Dog A Vegetable Sausage wrapped in a Courtney's floury bap, onions strings, pickles & mustard

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The Dingle Whiskey Distillery

Open Sat 1pm-6pm
br> Dingle Gin and Tonic Taster
A sample of Dingle Gin and tonic made with the World's Best Gin!

Dingle Sushi @ Uisce Saddlery

Maki or Nigiri Sushi The best of maki & nigiri sushi prepared with locally sourced crabmeat or fish, 2 pieces Glass of Hakutsuru Plum Sake - Japanese Rice Wine Hakutsuru Plum Sake - Japanese rice wine

Dingle GAA @ Paul Geaney’s


Dingle Fudge @ Dingle Goldsmiths

Available on Saturday Only

Chocolate fudge with a taste of Dingle Peninsula! Irish Stout and Irish Liqueur Fudge & Dingle Gin and Lime Fudge

Dingle Crystal

Orange & Rosemary Infused Dingle Gin Dingle Gin infused with Orange Peel & Rosemary

Dingle Coffee House

Macchiato Shot of esspresso with milk foam

Dingle Chocolate Shop

Wilde Irish Milk Chocolate Rocky Road Slice Handmade honeycomb and marshmallow filled milk chocolate slice

Dingle Benners Hotel

Slow Cooked Spiced Shoulder of Kerry Lamb

2 Dishes
Dish 1: Slow Cooked Spiced lamb Shoulder, Baba Ganoush, Cucumber-Mint Slaw, Homemade Flatbread
Dish 2: Choice: Homemade Mini Eclair filled with Salted Caramel and Praline Creme Patisserie. Wines by Classic Drinks and Christys Wines

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Dingle Bay Hotel

West Cork Distillers

West Cork Distillers showcasing West Cork IPA Cask, West Cork Stout Cask and Garnish Island Gin

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Dingle Ahoy! Fish & Chips

Open Saturday 1pm-9pm
Open Sunday 1pm-7pm

Option 1: Grilled Hake Bites
Fresh Dingle Bay Hake, grilled with lemon & chilli

Option 2: Mini Fish & Chips:
Fresh Fish & Chips from Dingle Bay

Dick Mack’s Brewhouse @ Dick Mack’s Yard

Open Saturday & Sunday from 1pm-10.30pm

A Taste of our Award Winning Beers

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Crinkle Stores

Homemade Meringues Homemade meringues with passion fruit / raspberry cream served in a chocolate cup.

Classic Cupcakes @ La Bohème Boutique

One cupcake with a selection of flavors to choose from for one ticket

Chart House Restaurant

Available on Saturday only

Chicken Caesar Croquette, Garlic Aoili
Chicken caesar croquette, garlic aoili, Crostini of slow roasted West Kerry lamb shoulder, red onion marmalade, Kallams, rhubarb and ginger bavarois

Ceann Sibeal Hotel @ Barr na Sraide

Ceann Sibeal Mutton Pies Traditional West Kerry Mutton Pie served in a Lamb Broth

Blenders @ Currans Pub

Available Sunday from 1pm-4pm

Taste of the Sea
A taste of local seafood
Seafood Plate

The Beast Woodfired Pizza @ Dick Mack’s Yard

Open Saturday 1pm-10.30pm & Sunday 1pm-7pm

Homemade Woodfired Pizza
A slice of our woodfired pizza
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Bean in Dingle

Option 1: Bean's Uniquely Roasted Bean
Try a new unique coffee hand roasted by us especially for the Dingle Food Festival!

Option 2: Aeropress Martinis

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Ballyhar Farm Produce @ Kennedys Bar

Kerry Organic Rosé Veal kofta on a Bacus Pita

Bácús Bhréanainn

Available Sunday 10-5

Mini Pastries & Sourdough Pizza

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Bacus Bakery

Gaelic Escargot, Garlic Butter Free-Range Gaelic Escargot,Garlic Butter, Sourdough Bread

Ashe’s Seafood Restaurant

Bloody Mary Oyster Shot | Wine | Taste of Ashes
Dingle Vodka, Glenbeigh Oyster Shot
Guinness & Oyster | Prosecco
1/2 Guineas & Glenbeigh oyster

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An Olivia Chocolate @ An Capall Dubh

Available on Sat & Sun from 1pm-6pm

Award Winning Chocolates

Choose 3 chocolates from a variety of Blas na hEireann award wining chocolates
Hot Chocolate Pot or Bar of Chocolate

An Droichead Beag

Available on Saturday & Sunday from 1pm-6pm

Taste of South West Kerry with an Eastern European Twist

Adh Danlann

Vegetarian / Vegan: Aubergine Curry. Borsch. Carrot Cake.

Adams Bar and Restaurant

Seafood Vol-au-vent: Wild Style Fish Cake, Sweet Chilli & Coconut Dressing.
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Grogans Pharmacy

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Moran’s SPAR

Home Baking & Spar Products
Morans Kitchen Baking & a Selection of Spar Products
Saturday Only - 12pm-5pm

Franciscan Well @ Barr na Sráide

A Selection of the breweries craft beers
Powered by a dedicated team of expert brewers, the Well is a creative power-house when it comes to quality Irish craft beer.