2 Days Local Food and Cooking Holiday in Dublin

2 Days Local Food and Cooking Holiday in Dublin

  • Brooks Hotel, Drury Street, Dublin City, Ireland

Culinary Vacations in Ireland

Discover the secrets of baking amazing bread or cooking up a traditional Irish meal on a private personalized class and enjoy individual attention, guaranteed to create unforgettable memories that you will treasure forever. This local food and cooking adventure includes a bespoke cookery course based on your chosen theme, followed by a signature whiskey and chocolate tasting and a sumptuous three-course dinner.

Highlights

  • Hands-on cookery class
  • Choose the theme for your class
  • Signature Irish whiskey and chocolate tasting
  • Good Food Ireland gourmet souvenir
  • Sumptuous three-course dinner
  • 1 night accommodation
  • 1 day with instruction
  • English
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During this holiday, you will be staying in Brooks Hotel. Brooks is a boutique hotel that offers personalized service with luxurious four-star accommodations that go from classic and deluxe rooms, to executive bedrooms and suites.

Bedrooms are decorated in a range of styles and are spaciously appointed to give ample sleep and work space for the guests. Nothing has been overlooked in an effort to ensure that your every need is catered for at one of the finest boutique hotels in Dublin.

Day 1

  • Meet with Ballymaloe's trained chef for a personalized bespoke cookery class, based on your chosen theme, at her home on the outskirts of Dublin city center. The duration is three hours approximately.
  • Afterwards, head back into the city center to enjoy a signature Irish whiskey and chocolate tasting. That evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner prepared using locally-sourced ingredients at Francesca Restaurant in Brooks Hotel, where you will stay the night in luxury.

Day 2

  • Enjoy a lie in with breakfast before you rise to bid Dublin farewell.

Cookery Themes:

Asian Influence

Your taste buds will jump and squeak!

Bread making course

Discover the joy of baking your own bread.

Easy entertaining

So easy, you will be sitting and sipping with your guests.

Fabulous desserts

Lady Eve's very best, tried and tested.

Fast, easy and very tasty

So great, so tasty, so fast!

Fishy food

They live on an island, they have the best fish; indulge in the underworld.

French foodie

The very best traditional French sauces, made with ease. Lady Eve has a way of teaching the fear out of you. You will go home with the confidence to create the most delicious smooth French sauces imaginable!

Gluten free

No gluten, lots of ingredients, loads of taste!

This holiday will take place in Dublin, Ireland.

Nearby places

  • Dart station - 10 minutes
  • Dublin Airport (DUB), 12 kilometers - 30 minutes
  • Dublin Port, 4.5 kilometers - 11 minutes

There is no better way of understanding a culture than by eating its food. Eat your way around the island of Ireland as you get exclusive access to the people behind the best Irish food and hear their fascinating stories.

Good Food Ireland is a trusted quality guarantee for premium authentic local food experiences. It is a family of members, all sharing a passionate philosophy and commitment to using local, Irish, seasonal produce. They journey up and down the country, independently inspecting all their members to ensure they meet Good Food Ireland's promise to you.

They offer uniquely connected experiences and unparalleled access, with a wealth of knowledge like no one else. With ten years of showcasing and defining Ireland’s food scene, Good Food Ireland has a proven track record and expertise. Their authentic cultural food travel experiences are designed to immerse you in the farm to fork life that inspires them every day. Let them share their secrets with you.

During this holiday, you will enjoy a three-course dinner at Francesca Restaurant in Brooks Hotel on the first day and a delicious breakfast on the second day. A signature Irish whiskey and chocolate tasting will also be part of your program.

Please bring your special dietary requirements up with Good Food Ireland when you discuss the details of your booking; they will make sure the message is forwarded onto the relevant restaurants.

  • Cycling
  • Dine and wine in fine restaurants
  • Shop in Ireland’s premier retail area
  • Visit the important landmarks, galleries, and museums
  • Walking
  • 1 breakfast
  • 1 cooking class
  • 1 Irish whiskey and chocolate tasting session
  • 1 night accommodation
  • 1 three-course dinner
  • Good Food Ireland gourmet souvenir
  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare

Driving directions from Dublin Airport (DUB)

  • From Dublin Airport (DUB), follow directions for the city center. This will bring you onto Dorset Street, continuing onto Bolton Street and then onto North King Street.
  • On North King Street, you will come to a junction. At these lights, you take a left hand turn onto Church Street. This will lead you towards the River Liffey and across the bridge onto Bridge Street.
  • At the top of this street, you keep to the left hand side leading you onto High Street. This will lead you to a major junction.
  • You go straight through this junction with Christchurch Cathedral on your left and Jury's Inn Christchurch Hotel on your right.
  • Directly after Jury's, there is a right hand turn. Take this onto Werburgh Street.
  • At the traffic lights, take a left hand turn onto Golden Lane, continuing onto Stephens street.
  • At the lights, go straight through and take the first left onto Drury Street. Brooks Hotel is on the right hand side.

Driving directions from Dublin Port.

  • From Dublin Port, head west on Alexandra Road towards Branch Road South.
  • Turn left onto East Wall Road / R131.
  • At the roundabout, take the second exit onto North Wall Quay / R801. Continue to follow R801.
  • Turn left onto R105 / R802.
  • Turn right onto George's Quay / R105. Continue to follow R105.
  • Turn left onto D'Olier Street / R138. Continue to follow R138.
  • Keep left to continue onto College Green / R137.
  • Turn right onto College Green / R137. Continue to follow R137.
  • Turn left onto South Great George's Street / R114.
  • Turn left onto Stephen Street Lower.
  • Take the first left onto Drury Street.
  • Brooks Hotel is located on the right hand side of the street.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Dublin Airport (DUB).

Arrival by bus

Dublin Bus operates numerous routes around the city and suburbs. From Dublin Airport (DUB), take the route 700 bus to Trinity College. Brooks Hotel is a five-minute walk from there.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 90 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 60 days before arrival.

Wexford , Ireland

Good Food Ireland Tours brings you across the island of Ireland to experience and explore the best Irish cuisine in some of the country’s most loved institutions.

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Availability

This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.

Please note that this vacation is subject to availability. Thus, it is advisable to inquire at least 4 weeks in advance of your chosen departure date. 

 

Low season
  • October, November, December 2016
  • January, February, March, October 2017

 

High season
  • April, May, June, July, August, September, 2017

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