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Everything you need to know about Taste of Dublin

CONTACT US

If you have any enquiries about the festival, please contact the team using the form provided – or email us on info@tasteofdublin.ie 

Bring your brand to Taste of Dublin

For all Exhibitor, Activation & Partner Opportunities contact info@tasteofdublin.ie

For marketing enquiries

Please email nina@equinoxevents.ie

For corporate hospitality information or group bookings

Please email info@tasteofdublin.ie 

*group bookings are for groups of 12 or more. 

Important Notice

In line with standard security protocols, we are asking visitors not to bring backpacks or large bags to Taste of Dublin. We will be implementing bag searches so please be aware of this and cooperate with our security staff should you be asked permission for your bag to be searched. Our primary concern is the safety of all our visitors.

Please contact our ticket agent by email orders@tickets.ie

Sign in using your order reference number and either your postcode or telephone number. You will be asked to complete a customer service form and you will be updated via email when your request has been processed.

Please find all of our ticket terms and conditions re: refunds etc here.

Taste of Dublin combines all the best ingredients that make a superb visitor experience – a stellar line up of Dublin’s latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants, world-class chefs, an exceptional range of interactive and participatory experiences, and gourmet food and artisan producer markets.

Yes, children under the age of 10 have free entry to the event. There is a baby change facility in the main toilet block, within the wheelchair accessible toilets. 

Taste of Dublin is held in the Iveagh Gardens, off Harcourt Street in Dublin 2. NOTE: Access for Taste is on Hatch Street, not Clonmel Street.

Public Transport

Most buses serve the city centre, and stop near Iveagh Gardens. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram Green Line also terminates nearby; get out at the stop for ‘Harcourt’.

Taste of Dublin tickets are available to purchase here on the website. Sign up to our newsletter or follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter for updates. 

If a session is not sold out tickets will be available at the box office on a first come, first served basis.

There are plenty of free things to do at Taste of Dublin including chef demonstrations, masterclasses, tastings from the Artisan Producers and live entertainment all festival long!

Visitors are only permitted to attend the event from the time listed on their ticket. Gates will open at the time specified. Customers will be asked to leave the venue at the end of their published session. Bars close 15 mins before the end of the session.

Should you wish to return for second session, you will need to buy another ticket. Tickets are not transferrable and can only be used for the session booked.

 

No, customers are only permitted to be there between the times listed on their ticket. Gates will only open at the time specified. Customers will be asked to leave the venue at the end of their session. Bars close 15 mins before the end of the session. Tickets are not valid for any other session.

Should you need to leave the event and wish to return during the session you have purchased a ticket for, you may do so.  Before you leave the site, please approach a member of security who will able to advise you on the re-arrival process.

Note, the exit to the event is Clonmel Street while you will need to regain entry via Hatch Street.

Taste of Dublin has a responsible serving of alcohol policy. Please respect our staff whilst they are going about the process of ensuring this policy is adhered to.

All sound and moving or still picture rights including, without limitation, on the Internet, vest exclusively with the Organisers and any material filmed or recorded at the Event may only be used for the personal, non-profit making enjoyment of amateurs. By entering the venue, Ticket Holders consent to being photographed, filmed or recorded as visitors attending the Event, and consent to the image or recording of them being used in future marketing material for the Event, or their sponsors.

Food ingredients that must be declared as allergens in the EU

1. Cereals containing gluten, namely: wheat (such as spelt and khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats or their hybridised strains, and products thereof, except:

(a) wheat-based glucose syrups including dextrose (b) wheat based maltodextrins (c) glucose syrups based on barley (d) cereals used for making alcoholic distillates including ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin

2. Crustaceans and products thereof

3. Eggs and products thereof

4. Fish and products thereof, except:

(a) fish gelatine used as carrier for vitamin or carotenoid preparations (b) fish gelatine or Isinglass used as fining agent in beer and wine

5. Peanuts and products thereof

6. Soybeans and products thereof, except:

(a) fully refined soybean oil and fat (b) natural mixed tocopherols (E306), natural D-alpha tocopherol, natural D-alpha tocopherol acetate, and natural D-alpha tocopherol succinate from soybean sources (c) vegetable oils derived phytosterols and phytosterol esters from soybean sources (d) plant stanol ester produced from vegetable oil sterols from soybean sources

7. Milk and products thereof (including lactose), except:

(a) whey used for making alcoholic distillates including ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin (b) lactitol

8. Nuts, namely: almonds (Amygdalus communis L.), hazelnuts (Corylus avellana), walnuts (Juglans regia), cashews (Anacardium occidentale), pecan nuts (Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch), Brazil nuts (Bertholletia excelsa), pistachio nuts (Pistacia vera), macadamia or Queensland nuts (Macadamia ternifolia), and products thereof, except for nuts used for making alcoholic distillates including ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin

9. Celery and products thereof

10. Mustard and products thereof

11. Sesame seeds and products thereof

12. Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre in terms of the total SO2 which are to be calculated for products as proposed ready for consumption or as reconstituted according to the instructions of the manufacturers

13. Lupin and products thereof

14. Molluscs and products thereof

Further details can be found on www.fsai.ie

Guide dogs are permitted on site. No pets allowed.

No food or alcoholic drinks are permitted to be brought into the site premises. Bottled water is allowed. Bag searches will be in operation at the entrance to the event and any food or alcoholic drinks will be retained.

All ages are welcome but bars and exhibitors serving alcohol will be using the ‘Challenge 21’ policy – I.D. will be required if you are lucky enough to look under 21.

The VIP Garden is over 18s only.

Taste of Dublin is an outdoor event and is currently not subject to any Covid-related restrictions.  As with any other public setting, please do not attend the event if you have a fever (high temperature – 38 degrees Celsius or above), a cough, are experiencing shortness of breath and/or a loss or change to sense of smell or taste.

People with special dietary requirements will be catered for where possible. Our festival guide and website have a full list of dishes available at the event with allergens listed and vegetarian/vegan options highlighted. If unsure please check with the restaurant in question who will be more than happy to assist you.

Taste of Dublin has a robust security management plan, which is coordinated by event security.  Security checks will be in place throughout the event, including bag searches, which may result in delays when entering the site.  We ask all guests to be vigilant and not to leave bags or belongings unattended. CCTV will be in operation.

All restaurants at Taste of Dublin will offer their signature dishes for €6, some restaurants may also offer icon dishes which will cost up to €10.

The Iveagh Gardens are fully accessible, however, we do point out that it’s a garden setting so visitors will be walking on gravel paths and grass.

The VIP suite will have seats. There is no parking and the nearest public car park is St Stephens Green. However, if you have a disabled parking permit, there is are disabled permit spaces on Clonmel Street, which is off Harcourt Street.

Disabled visitors are entitled to free entry for a carer. You only need to purchase a ticket for yourself.

You can use your credit or debit card (contactless or chip & pin) to purchase food from the restaurants and drinks from the bars at Taste of Dublin; no more need to purchase Taste of Dublin Florins as visitors did in the past.

Please note that restaurants and bars do not accept cash, but exhibitors selling produce in the Producer’s Market do.

No credit or debit card? We will have pre-loaded Taste of Dublin vouchers for sale at the event. You can purchase these vouchers with cash or card (no fees will be applied).

These vouchers can also be purchased if you want to treat your friends or colleagues; the Taste of Dublin vouchers can be bought with cash or credit/debit cards.

If you are still at the festival please visit the organisers office. If you have left the festival, please email info@equinoxevents.ie

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For information about exhibiting at the event, contact us at info@tasteofdublin.ie or on +353 1 49 72020.

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