Taste Kerry has gathered together some of the finest food and drink experiences in the county – enjoy them against the backdrop of some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. You’ll find them here on our interactive Kerry Food And Drink Experience Map and a taster of what’s on offer below.
ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS: Stay at the Rose Hotel (therosehotel.com) where you can enjoy Kerry ingredients at breakfast from Sasta.
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FOOD FESTIVALS: There’s a reason that Dingle won Foodie Town of the Year 2014 – and we’re sure that hosting the Dingle Food Festival played its part. Come for the chef cookery demonstrations, food markets, wine-tasting, foraging, food workshops, the Taste Trail, the craft beer… and stay for the craic! dinglefood.com
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COOKERY SCHOOLS The Just Cooking School in Killarney, run by Mark and Bernie Doe, has made a name for itself as a top class, highly professional place to learn to cook or to enjoy a cookery demonstration. Mark is an award-winning chef who really appreciates Kerry ingredients and enjoys showing them off at their best. Book a class at justcooking.ie.
See more cookery schools in Kerry here.
FORAGING Take a Seaweed Discovery Workshop with a tour and tasting at Atlantic Irish Seaweed in Caherdaniel, County Kerry. Learn how to forage seaweed, about its health benefits and how to make delicious food using it. atlanticirishseaweed.com
Weather permitting, maximum 5 persons
Duration 4 hours approximately.
Life jackets and fishing lines provided.
NO FISH NO FEEFind more exciting food adventures in Kerry here!
FARMERS’ MARKETS Listowel Farmers’ Market is the longest-running food market in Kerry with ten years under its belt. It is a hubbub of activity every Friday and brings vibrant life to the town square. Don’t miss it at The Square in Listowel; Fridays 9am-2pm.
Don’t miss visiting a Kerry Farmers’ Market to talk to food producers first-hand and sample their wares!
LOCAL KERRY BREWERY TOURS Take a tour of Crean’s Brewery in Dingle on the southern tip of the Wild Atlantic Way and taste their famous lager, named after the Antarctic explorer, Tom Crean from Annascaul. Sample the beers made with just 4 ingredients, one of them being Kerry Natural Spring Water. dinglebrewingcompany.com
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FOOD SHOPPING An Siopa Feirme in Waterville is a foodie delight: it only sells only sells food and drink from the local area so you can experience the terroir of the Kerry region, this is the place to visit. Call 066 401 0431 to check opening hours.
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RESTAURANTS What do you get when you marry the spirit of Spain with Kerry ingredients? Sol Y Sombra is a tapas bar and restaurant celebrating Spanish food with the best that Kerry has to offer in terms of food and drink. They are based in Killorglin, on the Wild Atlantic Way.