2016 Download here Dingle Winners of Foodie Town

Taste Trail

2016 is the 10th anniversary of the Dingle Food Festival. One of the highlights of the festival is the popular Taste Trail through out the town, where festival goers can purchase taste tickets and sample local cuisine delights in locations that vary from pubs and galleries to shop and restaurants.

To partake in the Taste Trail, you will need to purchase food festival Taste Tickets. Each book contains 10 tickets and costs €22. Tickets will be for sale around the town.

Number of tickets will vary from outlet to outlet and will be clearly displayed. Taste trail tickets can be purchased at the festival office & from various outlets on the trail marked with an * below.

Taste Trail 2016


1. Fish Barr at the Marina: Salt ‘n’ Chilli Squid *

2.  O’Cathain Fish Shop: Prawn & Scallop BBQ and/or a Smoked Fish Platter(Sat Only)

3. The Boatyard Restaurant: Boatyard Fishcake with a Chilli & Lime Dip

4. Out of the Blue: A taste of Out of the Blue (Sat Only)

5. Marina Inn:  Choose from Lemon & Dill Gin Cheesecake or Saturday:  Seared King Scallops with Queen Kanturk Black Pudding on a bed of Parsnip Puree on the Saturday; or Sunday: Dingle Mutton Pies 

6. Harrington’s: Deep fried Oreo or Mars Bar

7. John Benny's Pub: Venison Stew: Venison pieces marinated in Guinness, braised with red onion, button mushrooms, topped with truffled celeriac mash; and/or a Taste of Hyde No 3 1916 commemorative Irish Whiskey – An Irish Whiskey with a Bourbon Cask Finish *

8. Mc Carthy's Crepes: Sweet & Savoury Crepe Bites / Chocolate Fountain

9. Murphy’s Ice Cream: Celebratory Mini Champagne Sorbet

10. Dingle Bay Hotel: Dingle Bay Crabmeat and Monkfish Thermidor Tartlet. Chill out music with the Blowins Sat 2-5pm *

11. Murphy’s Pub and B&B: Three tastes for you to choose from: Spiced Lamb Slider with Mint Yogurt; Beef Slider with Bacon, Caramelised Onion & Whiskey Sauce; and a Sweet Surprise

12. Dingle Doghouse: Taste of Japan – Onigiri (Rice Ball) and Miso Soup (Sat only)

13. An Cupan Tae: Yummy Chocolate Fudge Brownie

14. Dingle Whiskey Distillery: A taste of Dingle Gin & Vodka

15. Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain Restaurant @ Liam O’Neill Art Studio:  Dingle Mutton Pies. Proceeds to West Kerry Mental Health

16. Sheehy’s Anchor Down Restaurant: Dingle Bay Prawn Bisque or Fish Pie

16a. Cloudberry Bakery @ Siopa Cheoil

17. Strand House: Soup, Mini Quiches orSavoury Bites

18. Dingle GAA: Locally landed BBQ tuna

19. Kool Scoops: Choose a large scoop of Ice Cream from our 20 flavours or Waffles

20. Chowder Cafe: Seafood Chowder

21.West Cork Pies and Cronins Cider @ Paddy Bawn Brosnan’s: West Cork pies, artisan handmade ready to eat savouries eg Meat Pies, Pork pies, Scotch pies, pate and other savoury goods. Cronins cider.

22. Murphy’s Ice Cream: Celebratory Mini Champagne Sorbet

23. Garvey’s Supervalu: A delicious range of gourmet foods from our table to yours. "’Winners of Best In Fresh Awards 2016’’ *

24. The Diner: BBQ Pizza Slice . Mango & Pineapple Smoothie

25. Tempted Cider @ Uisce Saddlery: Tempted? Cider. Choose from 4 varieties summer sweet, strawberry, dry or special reserve

26. Dingle Sushi @ Greenlane Gallery: Choose Futomaki Sushi with local crabmeat, fresh Dill, Avocado & Cucumber and/or Grilled Eel (Unagi) Nigiri Sushi with Kabayaki sauce & Sesame Seeds

27. Tim Adams Wines @ Holden’s Leather: Selection of Award Winning wines from Tim Adams, Clare Valley, South Australia. Canapés to match

28. The Old Forge Internet Cafe: Taste West Kerry Porter & Chocolate Muffins with Irish Cream topping and/or Carrot & Orange Muffins with Orange Cream topping

29. Reel Dingle Fish: Fishy Treats

30. The Skipper @ O’ Flaherty’s Bar: The Skipper’s Wild Garlic Homemade Stuffed Mussels. Paddy's Paella *

31. Chart House Restaurant: Charthouse Tasting Plate – Annascaul Black Pudding, Dingle farm Camembert, Dingle Gin Cured Tuna.*

32. Hannie Agnes’s: Dingle Gin & Homemade Elderflower Cordial and/or Spicy Bacon Bloody Marys

33. Sheehy’s Spar: A Taste of Sheehy’s Spar

34. Fenton’s Restaurant: Paddy Fenton’s Organic Dexter Mini Burgers or Sloe Royale Cocktail

35. Sweet Pea: Wine from the Wine Buff

36. Crinkle Stores: Lismore Lemon Polenta Shortbreads with Citrus Mascarpone Cream & Autumn Fruits or Homemade Meringues with Sweet Roasted Carrageen  Hazelnuts

37. Classic Cupcakes @ La Boheme: Classic Cupcakes

38. Bushtucker Meat’s  @ Dingle Surf Shop: . BBQ Kangaroo skewers

39. The Little Cheese Shop: Kerry Salami Plate. A small selection of our own made salamis

40. Greys Lane Bistro: Fishcake or A Tasting of Wine from the French Market. *

41. Hanora O' Neill @ The Dillon Gallery: Original Dingle Gin Blackberry Fizz shot & cocktail (Sat Only)

42. Bean In Dingle: Iced Coffee Slushie; Saturday: Cold Brew Coffee Gin & Tonics SundayAeropress Martinis

43. Kathleen McAuliffe: Fantastic handmade chocolates

44. Dingle Crystal: Wine Tasting with Barry & Fitzwilliam

45. Dingle Pottery/Katie & Me: Gin infused with Cocoa

46. CHEWY – PopUp Cheeseburger Foodtruck: A taste of our West Kerry Beef & Shoestring Fries

47. Courtney’s Bakery: Selection of homemade confectionary

48. Bácús, Dingle: offers you Baked Snail in garlic -  herb butter served on sourdough on Saturday; and Slivers of Slow Cooked Beef Tongue served with wasabi sauce on crostini on Sunday

49. Dingle Cookery School @ Carol Cronin Gallery: Brisket Beef with Homemade BBQ Sauce & Pickles

50. Wein & Genuss Gerlach @ The Coach House: A Gift of nature, selection of German boutique wines

51. The Old Pier @ Barr na Sráide: A Taste of seafood from the Old Pier

52. Kennedy’s Bar: Organic Rosé Veal Meatballs with tomato sauce from Michael Gleeson, Ballyhar. Irish craft brewers. Craft Beers from a selection of companies

53. The Goat Street Social: Spiced Goat’s Cheese Kofta, Tomato & Raisin Chutney.

54. The Global Village: Taste of Kerry Mountain Lamb & Seafood by Gregory's Garden and wine tasting with Wines Direct

55. Curran's Pub: Selection of locally sourced seafood.

56. Foxy John’s: A taste of Annascaul Sausage and Puddings. Sausage Meatballs with Tomato and Herb Sauce

57. Grá Dingle Health Foods: Thai Sea Cakes (Vegetarian) / Chilli & Ginger Balls (Sat only)

58. Adam’s Bar: Fresh Vegetable Tempura Kebab on a bed of Turmeric Rice / Seafood Cocktail of Salmon, Prawns & Crayfish / The Bee’s Knees Cocktail of Locally Produced Gin & Honey

59. An Gallerai Beag: Dingle Gin Soup & Homemade Brown Bread *

60. Micilín Muc - The Dingle Sausage and Bacon Maker @ Fitzgerald's Centra:   Sweet Whiskey Black Pudding with Apple, Fried Potato & Cream Cheese.

61. Dovinia Chocolates @ The Sleeping Giant Studio: Chocolate Vodka Martini with Locally Produced Chocolate Vodka

62. Deirdre's Café: A Taste of Deirdre’s Café in aid of Kerry Hospice

63. Lord Bakers: Fresh Oyster served with Black Pepper , Lemon & Tabasco (Sat only)

64. Dingle Benner’s Hotel: Mrs Benner’s Dessert Corner. Benners Homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding / Chocolate Marshmallow Meringue*

65. Paul Geaney’s:  Seafood Chowder.

66. The Dingle Pub: Homemade Duck Cakes with Mango & Chilli Salsa

67. Ashe’s Bar: Oyster Shot (Bloody Mary using Dingle Vodka / Seafood Bites / Prosecco & Wine

68. Fiadh Hand Woven Design: Pork and Chorizo Burger (Sat Only)

69. Novocento: Fernando’s Fabulous Pizza Slices

70. Mighty Session - A taste of Hophouse 13

71. Dingle Fudge @ Adh Gallery, Dykegate Lane:  Chocolate Fudge

72. Dingle Brewing Company @ Dykegate Lane: Half Pint Creans Lager

73. O Sullivan's Courthouse Pub: Chips with Pico De Gallo Jalapino, Coriander & Lime Dip on Saturday - Smoked brisket, on Sunday - Pulled Pork*

74. Ida’s Restaurant: meet Pascal Rossignol & Colm McCann of Le Caveau Kilkenny and taste their range of natural & bio dynamic wines

75. Lily’s Food: Fresh Dingle Haddock Goujons served with Spicy Potato & Salad. The Annascaul Hotdog – local award winning Ashes sausage wrapped in a fresh warm bap by our favorite Dingle Baker*

76. Nellie Fred's : Craft Beer and Food inspired Cocktails


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