There’s always something happening in food & drink in Waterford.  Whether its a market or a tour, a visit to a distillery or a brewery, you can forage, get some new cooking tips, or learn how to grow it yourself.  We’ve so many great places to eat, and we’ve added more dining experiences here too. Find an event to suit you here!


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Bus Bia – Meet the Waterford Makers

October 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Price: €44
Marie Power The Sea Gardener forages for seaweed, but also shows us how to cook with seaweed and enjoy it in our food


20 available Bus Bia - Visit the Waterford Makers. Start Waterford City €44.00 Meet your guide outside the Granville Hotel, Waterford. Travel to 3 Waterford Makers and enjoy a light lunch.

Departing from Waterford city centre and visiting Coffee House Lane, Ballybeg Greens and The Sea Gardener.

Hop on a Bus Bia and visit some of the food and drink makers of Waterford. This food trail will bring you to meet the people who make so much local food and drink, from beer to gin, blaas and breads, cheese or ice cream, there’s whole host of makers right here in Waterford.

This tour departs from The Granville Hotel in Waterford stopping at Coffee House Lane to hear the food history of Waterford port, and meet a family who are passionate about good coffee.  Next up, the community garden Ballybeg Greens, before finishing on the beach with The Sea Gardener Marie Power to enjoy a mini forage, talk and tasting followed by a light lunch incorporating seaweed.

The Bus Bia will return you to your original start point in Waterford where you will be free to go and enjoy the rest of your day.

Continue the evening with the Waterford Way Tapas trail – combo tickets for both events are available for the reduced rate of €90.

The Bus Bia runs every Wednesday throughout the autumn, departing from Waterford and Dungarvan on alternate weeks with different producers included in each tour.

Inspired by our food and drink makers throughout Ireland, this event is part of the invitation to Taste the Island, a lovely initiative hosted to showcase the best of local and seasonal food throughout the Island of Ireland.  See for more details and more events as part of this programme.


October 23, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Start from the Granville Hotel
Granville Hotel, Meaghar Quay
Waterford, Ireland
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