11 Northern Ireland Foodie Experiences to Whet the Appetite

Producing some of the finest food and drink available, everywhere you look in Northern Ireland you’ll find a food story that entertains and an experience that celebrates all things cooking, eating and drinking. As we celebrate our Legacy and Learn to Month in this the Year of Food and Drink, journey with us as we travel the length and breadth of the country to bring you a taste of Northern Ireland’s foodie experiences.

Foodie Experiences in Derry-Londonderry

Nestled among the yellow fields of Oilseed rape in Binevenagh, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you will find Broglasco Farm, home of Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil. The pressing room where Broighter Gold is produced is an ÉCONOMUSÉE, or working museum, where visitors can watch the artisans at work; learn about the history of their craft and the heritage of the traditional skills in this unique experience.

Broighter Gold Economusee Food Tour

Made in Derry Food Tours offer visitors the chance to taste over 20 different foods and drinks, everything from mouth-watering local street food, to exquisite fresh fish and delectable sweet treats, washed down with refreshing local beers and drinks. As well as getting the opportunity to try mouth-watering dishes, participants sample a variety of places, engage with the chefs, owners and producers.

Made in Derry Food Tour

Foodie Tours in County Tyrone and County Londonderry 

Far and Wild offer a number of food tours of Derry-Londonderry, Sperrins and Lough Foyle by cycle or kayak including its recently launched ‘Special’ Tour. Appealing to those who want to take a ‘slower’ approach to their visitor experience, the tour takes in three great culinary experiences in a 2 hour cycle ride around Derry~Londonderry, focusing on quality local produce and some gentle exercise in between servings.

Far and Wild Food Tours Derry-Londonderry

On a Belfast Food Tour, participants get to experience Belfast with a local who knows and loves the food we produce in Northern Ireland, as well as where to eat and drink it. Private and group tours are available on request, and the tour is suitable for vegetarians and those with food allergies.

Belfast Food Tours

Belfast Foodie Tours

Belfast Bred is a theatrical walking tour performed by Kaboosh Theatre Company. Accompanied by Barney a chef from RMS Titanic – who has been restored to life following the melting of the iceberg in which he was trapped for 100 years – audiences get a chance to spend time and sample the fare in some of Belfast’s most loved establishments. Also available in a handy app form.

Belfast Bred Culinary Tour

Food Tours and Trails in County Down

Discover the hidden gems of County Down with NI Food Tours. Aimed at both ‘foodies’ and those who just want to get to know Northern Ireland through local food and drink, four coach tours are offered covering the 115 miles of stunning coastline around Strangford Lough, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

NI Food Tours

Another unique food tour can be found at Enniskeen Country Hotel where the Mourne Foods & Films Cycle Tour allows visitors to explore locally produced foods and famous filming locations on two wheels.  Showcasing the wonderful artisan food in the region, visitors will also take in the many breath-taking locations in the valley used in global filming productions – Philomena, Game of Thrones, The Fall, and Dracula Untold.

Mourne Foods and Films Cycle Tour

Join us on one of our small luxury coaches, for one of our Food & Drink Tours – or as we prefer to call them – Grub Crawls!!

County Fermanagh Foodie Trails 

The Lough Erne Food Trail is a must for anyone who enjoys great local food, stunning landscapes and a story or two along the way. Erne Water Taxi have teamed up with the best food producers, brewers and restaurants around Lough Erne to deliver a truly unique food experience.

Lough Erne Food Trail

Food Tours in County Antrim 

The ever-changing tapestry of scenery and colours, set against a dramatic coastal backdrop makes county Antrim the perfect place for a leisurely food tour.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours are guided tours showcasing some of the best local produce and hidden gems the Causeway Coastal Route has to offer. The tours include the Coast and Country Tour, and the Catch and Sea Tour where visitors get to catch their own breakfast in the crystal clear waters of the Causeway Coast.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tour

Ballycastle Food Tour draws on the town’s rich and varied cultural history and local, award winning food producers. With a quick introduction to Ballycastle and the surrounding Causeway Coast and Glens visitors get to experience the industries and landscapes that have made Ballycastle the perfect place to enjoy its superb seafood and local produce.

Ballycastle Food Tour

County Armagh Tours

You’ll experience a food tour with a difference on the Tayto Castle Tour.  See first-hand how these famous crisps and snacks are made and even get to meet Mr Tayto, the brand mascot.

Tayto Castle Tour Armagh

Book a Foodie Weekend in Northern Ireland

With all these food experiences, you may want to wet the whistle too with our brewery and distillery tour. Whatever your preference, book a short break to Northern Ireland and experience the ambience, the heritage, the landscapes, and of course, the people that make our food and drink community so delicious. Enjoy!

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