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.

View Online Map of Taste Trail


O’Cathain Fish Shop

Dingle seafood chowder. Smoked fish platter. Seafood BBQ. In association with Dingle Bay Rovers. SAT ONLY taste trail ticket seller

Boatyard Restaurant

Boatyard fishcake served with a homemade tomato & chilli jam taste trail ticket seller

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue amuse bouche. SAT ONLY

Marina Inn

Dingle Gin & lime cheesecake. BOTH DAYS. Seared king scallops with McCarthy's of Kanturk queen black pudding & parsnip puree. SAT ONLY. Tempura tiger prawns with Marina Inn Vietnamese dipping sauce. SUN ONLY . On Sunday all proceeds to Camphill Community & Kerry Branch of Irish Kidney Association

Harrington’s Family Restaurant

Choice of deep fried mini Mars bar, Oreo or Ferrero Rocher served with ice-cream. AVAILABLE 12 PM - 7 PM

John Benny’s Pub

Pumpkin arancini - crisp fried rice ball flavoured with pumpkin (from O'Connor's of the Maharees) & mozzarella glazed with feta dressing. Glass of fruity & floral Rialto prosecco taste trail ticket seller

Murphy’s Ice-cream

Kieran’s cookie & sea salt ice-cream sandwich. Pairing of Murphy’s Irish Garden & Dingle Gin ice-cream

Dingle Bay Hotel

A taste of Cremór - an Irish cream with white chocolate notes. Mixed seafood tartlet - selection of local seafood in a thermidor cream taste trail ticket seller

Murphy’s Pub

Beef slider with Murphy’s special sauce, cheese & smokey bacon. Veggie Slider with Virgo Food’s burger mix served with a choice of homemade pineapple or tomato relish

Dingle Coffee House

Hand-pressed coffee jelly with whiskey cream & cocoa. AVAILABLE 1PM - 7PM

Dingle Ahoy! Fish & Chips

Dingle Bay grilled hake bites. Locally landed fresh fish & chips. AVAILABLE 1PM - 9PM

The Dingle Whiskey Distillery

Dingle Gin/Vodka samples. Porterhouse beer samples. Dingle Gin/Vodka cocktails

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. All proceeds to Dingle Coast & Cliff Rescue

Cloudberry Bakery @ Siopa Ceoil

Guinness brownie. Manhattan cheesecake with salted caramel & hazelnut praline. Macarons.

Sheehy’s Anchor Down

Dingle Bay seafood chowder with homemade brown bread. Deep fried monkfish served with homemade chilli mayo.

Strand House

Homemade soups accompanied by a choice of breads - food that feeds the soul taste trail ticket seller

Dingle GAA

BBQ tuna

Kool Scoops of Dingle

One full scoop of ice-cream from a choice of sixteen flavours. Hot waffle with soft or scoop ice-cream

Solas Tapas Restaurant

Spiced Iberico pork chorizo sausage. Braised chickpeas, Moroccan spices & tomato confit. Sangria

Paddy Bawn Brosnans

Skeaghonore Duck three ways - duck wings, shredded duck or duck pot. Pulled duck wrap with tomato, cucumber, red onion & a sweet chilli sauce. Prosecco four ways

Murphy’s Ice-cream

Kieran’s cookie & sea salt ice-cream sandwich. Pairing of Murphy’s Irish Garden & Dingle Gin ice-cream taste trail ticket seller

Dingle Fudge @ Dingle Goldsmiths

Dingle Gin fudge. Irish cream liqueur & stout fudge. SAT ONLY

Garvey’s SuperValu

A taste of Garvey's SuperValu taste trail ticket seller

The Diner

Chicken wings with homemade BBQ sauce

Uisce Saddlery

Dave’s pork sandwich - Gerry Kennedy’s pork fillet - slow cooked pork fused with ham, tangy mustard, gherkin & Little Cheese Shop cheddar. Vegetarian option also available

Dingle Sushi @ Greenlane Gallery

The best of maki & nigiri sushi prepared with locally sourced crabmeat. Glass of junmai sake (Japanese rice wine)

Sweet Pea

Fuschia Jam & Toast. All proceeds to Adapt Kerry.

Killenure Dexter Gourmet @ Holden Leathergoods

Dexter bresaola, choritzo & salami mixing Irish heritage beef with the traditional flavours & curing process. The curing allows the unique characteristics intesify & develop

My Boy Blue

My Boy Blue fish tacos. AVAILABLE 12PM - 5PM

Reel Dingle Fish

Cone of 2 types of fish, chips & tartar sauce

The Skipper Restaurant @ O’Flaherty’s Pub

Shark kebab. The Skipper’s famous paella taste trail ticket seller

Charthouse Restaurant

Arancini of Annascaul black pudding, smoked aioli. Boyne Valley Bán, apricot & walnut biscotti, chutney jelly. Mini salted chocolate caramel tart, chilli meringue. SAT ONLY taste trail ticket seller

Sheehy’s Spar

Hot meats from the BBQ & tastings from Spar. All proceeds will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Spar Charity of the Year. taste trail ticket seller

Hannie Agnes’s

Smoked mackerel paté, seaweed bread, foraged pickles (vegan option available) Bertha’s Revenge Rhubarb Fizz – gin, homemade rhubarb syrup, fizz. AVAILABLE SATURDAY 1PM – 6PM/ SUN 1PM - 5PM

Fenton’s of Dingle

Dingle Dexter - beef with attitude. Paddy Fenton's Dingle Dexter mini beef burgers

Sweet Pea

Fuschia jam & toast. All proceeds to Adapt Kerry

Crinkle Stores

Homemade meringue kisses with raspberry-chocolate cream. Homemade meringues

Bush Tucker @ Dingle Surf

Kangaroo Skewer

Classic Cupcakes @ La Bohème Boutique

A selection of classic cupcakes

The Little Cheese Shop

Raclette – melted cheese on local bread. AVAILABLE SATURDAY 1PM - 7PM

Dingle Cookery School @ The Little Cheese Shop

Braised Beef, smoked BBQ ketchup, pickles on pitta bread

Grey’s Lane Bistro

Fish Treats. Wines from “The French Market”. Live Jazz with Joe & Hakan - saxophone & guitar from 2pm - 4pm taste trail ticket seller

Bacus & Kerry Escargot

Sweet & savoury swirls. Gaelic l'escargot

An Olivia Chocolate @ An Capall Dubh

3 award winning chocolates. Bar of coffee-chocolate. 3 types of hot chocolate pot. AVAILABLE 12PM - 6PM

Bean in Dingle

Bean in Dingle Brew Bar - showcase V60, using a signature bean, hand-roasted in Dingle. Aeropress Martinis, our signature Dingle Food Festival offering - Dingle Vodka, the Bean Bán Blend, Kahlua coffee liqueur, vanilla - shaken, not stirred! taste trail ticket seller

Triskel Chocolate/ Clonakilty Cocoa @ Dingle Artworks

Legio Chocolate. Celtic knot & triskel chocolate. AVAILABLE 10.30AM -5.30PM

Dingle Crystal

Blackberry & apple infused Dingle Gin shot. Blackberry & apple infused Dingle Gin & tonic. SAT ONLY

The Beast Woodfired Pizza @ Dick Mack’s Yard

A slice of our rustic wood-fired pizza. AVAILABLE 1PM  TO 10PM

Dick Mack’s Brewhouse “Tigín na Grudhlainne” @ Dick Mack’s Yard

A glass of our Amber Ale, Session IPA & Coffee Stout as well as the brand new limited edition Oktoberfest Lager. A glass of our brand new limited edition “Tóg go Bog É” IPA, infused with local west kerry seaweed . AVAILABLE 12.30PM - 11PM

The Fish Box

Porcupine prawn bisque. Cú na Mara Cocktail - prawn cocktail with sping onion, lettuce & marie rose sauce. All local produce

Original Kerry Craftshop

Terra Gourmet Foods & Wine Ltd - mediterranean selection of gourmet food & wine. Bianna ur Vegan – vegan food tasters with Lean ni Chiobhain. Raw blackberry cheesecake

Tripster (Travel Retro Irish Posters)

Pimp your Prosecco.. Glass of prosecco. Pimp it with an extra dash of Raspberry Liqueur. AVAILABLE 1PM - 6PM

McCarthy’s Bar

Our guest chef, Brenda Flannery, is serving vegan vermicelli noodle bowl – slow cooked broth with fresh vegetables & rice noodles & vegan raw mayan chocolate truffles. Kinsale Mead - Atlantic Dry 12% ABV- fermented with raw honey. Wild Red 12% ABV- fermented with blackcurrants, cherries & honey. Mozy Summer, 11% ABV- light & refreshing, fermented with a medley of Irish summer fruits & honey taste trail ticket seller

Kennedy’s Bar

Kerry organic rosé veal by Michael Gleeson. Blacks of Kinsale Craft Brewery & Distillery. Longueville House Cider

Ceann Sibeal Hotel @ Barr na Sraide

Home smoked salmon blini with creme fraiche. Traditional West Kerry mutton pie with broth taste trail ticket seller

Gregory’s Garden @ The Global Village

A taste of Gregory's Garden. Taste of organic & natural wines from from Wines Direct.

Foxy John’s

Annascaul black & white pudding & traditional Sausage OR Annascaul black pudding served with a potato & bacon cake with a honey & mustard dressing.

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

Micilin Muc Brunch Pot – A Variety of Micilin Muc Produce served with Seasonal Fried Potatoestaste trail ticket seller

Currans Bar

Blenders present gluten free fish curry, gluten free fish goujons, crab with lemon mayonnaise, smoked salmon with brown bread

Gra Dingle Health Foods

Chai tea – a warm, comforting drink made of Indian spices (vegan). Vietnamese pancake with a crunchy asian salad (vegan & gluten free). SAT ONLY

Adams Bar

Thai fishcake with sweet chilli & coconut sauce. Salmon, crabmeat & prawn cocktail

Dingle Candle

Blackberry Lavender Shrub – vintage punch. Enjoy the bliss of an old fashioned icon. Homemade lavender lemonade - 'The Mocktail’. Both made by Nelliefreds - Live Music Bar. AVAILABLE SAT 1PM – 6PM, SUN 1PM - 5PM

Jerry Kennedy Butcher

Meers award-winning sausage rolls

Lord Bakers

Ocean fresh Cromane oyster served on ice with fresh lemon, black pepper & tabasco sauce

Little Italy Ristorante

Italian sausage, pepper & onion sandwich. Italian zeppole tastes (Italian doughnuts)

Dingle Benners Hotel

Slow cooked Asian style pulled pork shoulder, sticky soy, ginger & honey glaze, ground cashews & crispy rice noodles in a lettuce wrap. Homemade chocolate & Baileys fudge cake taste trail ticket seller

Paul Geaney’s Bar

Dingle Bay seafood chowder - an assortment of seafood in a creamy soup broth. 4oz gourmet burger. Kinsale coffee roasters gourmet coffee taste trail ticket seller

The Dingle Pub

Goats cheese salsa tart. Carlsberg unfiltered pilsner taste trail ticket seller

Ashes Seafood Restaurant

Dingle Vodka Bloody Mary oyster shot. Crab canapé. Prosecco & bellinis taste trail ticket seller

Pantri Cafe

Pascal Rossignol & Colm McCan of Le Caveau Specialist Wine Merchants showcasing the world of organic, biodynamic & natural wines. Pimp your prosecco at Pantrí with a live Dj Saturday and Sunday ( Mimosa's, Bellini's, Kir Royal and more)

Adh Danlann

Aubergine curry, dal, tomato chutney. Beetroot & carrot soup. Vegan chocolate tart. Samosas

Random Restaurant

Sticky toffee pudding with warm caramel sauce & freshly whipped cream. Selection of wines from Wines Direct (BOTH DAYS). Sweet chilli chicken (SUN ONLY)


A slice of pizza. AVAILABLE 1PM - 11PM

Nelligan’s Bar

Wine & cheese tasting with Gilbey’s Wine


The Baby Bó Burger - 2oz or 4oz burger from our organic farm, toasted brioche bun, melted Monterey Jack, lettuce, crispy onion strings & pickles taste trail ticket seller

Nelliefreds Bar & Garage

Beoir Chorca Dhuibhne - "Riasc Black", a luxuriously smooth porter brewed exclusively in autumn/winter with blackberries & blackcurrants from the brewery gardens. A taste of three Irish beers - choose from Guinness, Smithwicks, Smithwicks Blonde or Hop House 13. AVAILABLE 1PM - 12AM taste trail ticket seller

O’Sullivan’s Courthouse Pub

Green pork chilli stew. Pico avocado, coriander, lime sauce, chips. Slow-roasted Mexican pulled pork. SAT ONLY 3PM - 7PM A tasting of our craft beers inc. McGargles & 9 white Deer. SUN ONLY 2PM - 6PM taste trail ticket seller

Mask Restaurant

Samples of the a la carte menu

Muiris Dan’s

Samples of our selection of wines taste trail ticket seller

Dingle Golf Links @ The Barrack Heights

Thai green curry


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