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Dublin: Afternoon Tea Vintage Bus Trip

1. Dublin: Afternoon Tea Vintage Bus Trip

Relax on board a vintage 1960s double-decker bus that has been fully restored and decorated to the highest standard. Sit back and enjoy a full afternoon tea with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options available. The seasonal menu includes a trio of freshly made sandwiches, freshly baked scones with jam, butter, and clotted cream, and desserts including a cheesecake, lemon drizzle cake, and almond Bakewells among others. There is a wide range of teas, coffees, and hot chocolates to choose from.  Listen to 1950s jazz play while you have a jaunt around the city and hear the hosts' share their favorite stories of Dublin. Have time to enjoy a chat over a cup of tea and food, the real Irish way. This is a very personalized way to see Dublin as the hosts are always on hand to answer any questions you may have. Your tour begins in Essex Street East and travels past Trinity College, Georgian Dublin, Merrion Square, St. Stephen’s Green, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Christ Church Cathedral. It continues down the Quays past the Guinness brewery and into the Phoenix Park.

Dublin: Walking Street Food Tour with Local Guide

2. Dublin: Walking Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Try out a variety of Dublin street food and learn about the city's history from your local guide on this walking tour. Discover 5 top Dublin restaurants and street food spots, each one a surprise, as you stroll around the city center. Meet your guide on historic Thomas Street and begin your tour of the city's coolest eateries. Get off the beaten trail and visit some spots only the locals know about (cost of food and drinks not included in the tour price.) Make sure to come along hungry, as you will be stopping off for five delicious street eats along the way and at least one of the stops will be a dessert stop. During stops, mingle with your group and friendly guide and make friends from all over the world. The focus is on street food and what is enjoyed day-to-day by locals, so you are guaranteed a uniquely authentic experience.

Dublin: Coastal Craft Beer & Seafood Trail

3. Dublin: Coastal Craft Beer & Seafood Trail

After meeting with your tour guide, you will wander through a picturesque fishing village, stopping off at locations along the route to sample the delights of Howth. Along the way, you will hear tales of Howth's ancient past, including Viking and Norman invasions, the history of the 700-year-old castle, kings landing, gun running of Howth (1914), and many many more, mixed with some funny Irish anecdotes. As you stroll across Howth Harbor, you will see the fishing boats returning from sea with their latest catch, and be able to interact with the local fishermen, who are only too willing to share a story or two. Have all of your senses engaged on your journey, with the best views in Ireland, magical sea smells, sounds of the wide variety of local wildlife, and unrivaled food and drink. A selection of seafood will be made on the day, to ensure it is locally sourced and the freshest in Ireland. Your culinary choices will include Dublin Bay Prawns, gambas, mussels, oysters, crab claws, calamari, and of course, Howth's famous seafood chowder.

Dublin: Delicious Walking Food Tour

4. Dublin: Delicious Walking Food Tour

After meeting your guide at the bottom of the Spire on O'Connell Street, you will embark on an Irish food and drink discovery tour. Your local food expert will give you a comprehensive overview of Irish food history and the current food scene at the start of the tour, before you set off for a hands on experience of the local gastronomy scene. You will follow your guide around different food businesses on both sides of the river Liffey, including the Temple Bar District and the buzzing creative quarter. This tour provides you with the opportunity to visit various award-winning eateries and food shops, where you can sample Irish food and drinks made with only the best ingredients. From traditional dishes to new trends, you will be introduced to the foodie scene of the Irish capital and enjoy its tasty delights. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped off in the city center, free to continue exploring the city for further interesting culinary gems.

Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

5. Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

Visit some of Dublin's most established whiskey establishments with an expertly trained whiskey guide. Taste 5 premium Irish whiskies, along with 2 beautiful Irish farmhouse cheeses accompanied by Irish soda bread. Finish off with some luxurious Irish handmade chocolates. Each of the whiskies will be handpicked by your whiskey guide at every establishment, starting at The Dingle Whiskey Bar, one of the city center's newest whiskey venues, built to showcase Irish whiskey at its best. Continue to Bowes Lounge to experience a legendary Irish pub. Last, but not least, go to the Palace Bar in Temple Bar to discover the spiritual home of Irish whiskey and its rich history. Follow in the footsteps of Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien at a bar that they both used to frequent.

Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

6. Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

Take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Ireland's legendary whiskies. You will be guided around Dublin's most established whiskey establishments by an expert whiskey guide. The tour will start in The Lincoln's Inn and afterward, you will visit Bowes Lounge, a legendary Irish pub. And last but not least, you will visit the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, the spirit home of Irish Whiskey with a rich history frequented both by Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien. You will taste premium whiskies in each of the three pubs, handpicked by an expert whiskey guide at each establishment. You will also learn about the history of whiskey and of Ireland.

Dublin: Full-Day Wicklow Mountains Tour with Lunch

7. Dublin: Full-Day Wicklow Mountains Tour with Lunch

This tour brings you to the best places in the Wicklow mountains. Your Italian guide will brief you about the monastic site of St. Kevin in Glendalough and will walk you to the lakes in the National Park. Visit the award-winning gardens at Powerscourt with their curious pet graveyard, the Japanese garden, the winged horses, the Rapunzel tower, and much much more. After a full day of fresh outdoor exploring, take the chance to enjoy the traditional Irish Stew at the pub Johnnie Fox's, probably the most hidden gem of the Wicklow mountains. Menu: • Starter: Salad or vegetable soup with brown homemade bread • Main: Irish stew or vegetarian lasagne • Dessert: Whiskey cake • Tea or coffee • Vegetarian, vegan and kids options available on request

Dublin: 2.5-Hour Fabulous Food Tasting Trail

8. Dublin: 2.5-Hour Fabulous Food Tasting Trail

Take a gentle 2.5-3-hour stroll through Dublin and visit 6-7 independently-owned gastronomic gems with a local guide. Savor a tasting using the best of Irish produce at each place, and meet the purveyors or makers. As you walk through the city's small, local neighborhoods, relish a range of tastings that reflect the current food scene. Sample new and contemporary tastes, as well as established traditional fare. As you enjoy the food, you’ll also learn a little about the culture and history of this lively and charming city.

From Dublin: Galway and Cliffs of Moher Day Trip

9. From Dublin: Galway and Cliffs of Moher Day Trip

Start your morning in Dublin and head to Galway, arriving at approximately 11:30 AM. You'll have 2 hours to discover the city, stop for a pint or a cup of tea, or savor a full Irish breakfast. Stroll through the JFK Memorial Park at Eyre Square, enjoy an ice cream on the Salthill Promenade, or pick up local specialities such as Claddagh rings and Aran sweaters. From Galway, sit back and relax while driving the short distance to Lisdoonvarna along the Burren coastal route. Take in amazing vistas of the limestone countryside as you pass through ancient parishes such as Clarinbridge, Kilcolgan, Kinvarra, and Ballyvaughan. Visit the Burren Smokehouse a family-run business famous for it smoked salmon, which is served at restaurants all over the world. Browse the visitor center to see the traditional way of smoking salmon, trout, and mackerel. After spending time at the Burren Smokehouse, continue to the world-famous Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs are one of the world's greatest natural attractions, where you can enjoy a relaxed walk and breathtaking views. You'll have 1.5 hours to enjoy this incredible site, before departing at 6:00 PM to head back to Dublin.

2-Hour Deluxe Whiskey & Food Tasting

10. 2-Hour Deluxe Whiskey & Food Tasting

On this tour, you will be guided around Dublin's most established whiskey establishments by an expertly trained whiskey guide. Taste 5 deluxe age statement beautiful Irish whiskeys, two beautiful Irish farmhouse cheeses accompanied with Irish soda bread and finished off with luxurious Irish handmade chocolates. Each of the whiskeys is handpicked by your expert whiskey guide at each of the establishments. The tour will start in one of the city center's newest whiskey venues, the Dingle Whiskey Bar, built to showcase Irish whiskey. Afterwards, you will visit Bowes Lounge, a legendary Irish pub. And last but not least, you will visit the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, the spirit home of Irish whiskey with a rich history, frequented by both Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien.

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What people are saying about Dublin

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 74 reviews

If I could give this more than 5 stars, I would. I’m normally hesitant to do tours like this, but it was well worth the money! Andrew was an amazing tour guide and able to talk about the finer points of whiskey, Irish culture and Dublin as a city. This tour was the cherry on top of a great day, and when we make it back to Dublin, we will be doing another one! Sláinte!

Amazing tour! You business card food spots you itgerwise wouldn't find as a tourist. Kevin, the guide, was amazing. Always bice and cheerful and he had some good recommendations for what to do after the tour. 10/10 would do the tour again!

This tour was just what we needed after a heavy night in Dublin …Kevin was brilliant very knowledgable we had a great experience and wonderful street food . This is a great tour around Dublin . Thank you

Very enjoyable relaxing trip with delicious afternoon tea. Great host.

Highly recommended. Interesting tour, lots of tips and delicacies!