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Taste Of Dublin: Everything You Need To Know

Taste of Dublin returns to the Iveagh Gardens for yet another year. For the 13th time running you will have a chance to immerse your taste buds in everything the acclaimed food and drink festival has to offer.

The theme for 2018 is “Food Lover’s Playground”. Here is everything you need to know:


Close to the National Concert Hall, the Iveagh Gardens are located on Clonmel Street, St Kevin’s in Dublin 2.


Taste of Dublin will occur for four days from June 14th-17th.

What to Expect

Interpretations include for Taste of Dublin 2018 include enjoying a cocktail on the top floor of a wooden tram to an entire menu composed of food in various shades of pink.

A first this year at Taste of Dublin is its biggest ever demo stage: the “The Neff Taste Kitchen” where attendees will have the opportunity to watch their favourite culinary idols cook their best recipes. Top chefs will show food enthusiasts tips and tricks, allowing them to recreate their iconic dishes at home. Part of the same experience is the Producers’ Table, which will be home to some of Ireland’s finest food producers.


The schedule for the event is divided into lunch and dinner services each day with a visit lasting 4-5 hours.

Depending on the date and time, standard tickets start from €17.50.

For over 21’s only, VIP tickets start from €47.50 which provides fast track festival entry, access to Laurent-Perrier VIP Suite and also two complimentary drinks.

Corporate Hospitality tickets are €130 per person which includes complimentary beer, wine, water & soft drinks, complimentary canapes and 20 Florins per guest (festival currency).

On the door prices range from €18.50 to €25 for standard tickets, while VIP tickets range from €47.50 to €63.50.

For children and teenagers aged 10-16 tickets cost € 14.00 with children under 10 allowed in free of charge.

A family ticket (2 adults & 2 children under 10)  for Saturday & Sunday lunch only costs €43.


“Taste of Dublin is a four-day gastronomic experience that brings so many styles of food and experiences together. It really is the ultimate food lover’s playground!” said Taste of Dublin Managing Director, Avril Bannerton.

“But it’s not just all play, Taste of Dublin aims to educate and inspire through masterclasses and specialised workshops where you really learn exciting cooking skills and tips. Discovering more in-depth knowledge of what you’re passionate about as a food lover is the reason Taste of Dublin attracts such a wide audience,” she added.

Further details on the event can be found via


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