Food & Drink Experiences

Making Great Waterford Memories

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There's so much to see, do visit and explore across County Waterford...

See our Calendar for what’s on when you come our way, or click below to discover more and start making your own unforgettable Waterford food experience.

Meet the Makers

Making Great Food

Growers, bakers, farmers, butchers 

Who to Visit

Visit a Market

Making Great Food Happen

Local markets selling local produce

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Experience a Food trail

Food Trails

Walking tapas trails and bus tours further afield

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Upcoming Events

Great foodie experiences happening in Waterford

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Meet the Makers

Find out more about our fantastic food producers, growers, bakers, farmers, butchers and makers!

Ardkeen Stores

One of Ireland's foremost independent food stores.  Worth a browse at any time.  Eat in or take out too.

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Baldwin's Ice Cream

Often run tours to visit this farm making their own ice cream.  Closed to tours right now.

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Barron's Bakery

Ireland's oldest scotch brick ovens in this beautiful café in Cappoquin, West Waterford. Your daily blaa & all the old recipes too.

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Blackwater Distillery

Beautiful distillery opening on the banks of the Blackwater river for tours as soon as they can.  Meanwhile gin & whiskey available for us to enjoy

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Coffee House
Lane

Small batch coffee roasting right here in Waterford where the first cups were brewed along Coffee House Lane. Tours when they can again.

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Comeragh Mountain Lamb

Looking forward to the chance to have visitors on the Comeragh Mountains again soon.

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Comeragh Mountain Farm

You can visit Clotilde and David on their farmholding in the Comeragh Mountains to buy some of their poultry and salad produce. Get in touch on 086 2075774.

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Dungarvan Brewing

This family brewery is reopening its doors and is hosting some tours in Dungarvan this summer.  Saturdays or get in touch if you have a larger group.

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Cliff House
Hotel

Open for overnight stays from 29th June.  Beautiful packages including sea forages with The Sea Gardener

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Dunhill
Food Hub

Part of Dunhill Eco Park, a social initiative business park with a streetful of neighbouring small producers. Also local food café on site

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Grow
HQ

Headquarters to the GIY movement. And growing oasis in urban Waterford. Café planning to reopen 29 June. Right now a big orange Food Truck in situ Wed to Sun from 9.30 am - 4 pm.

Grow HQ Website

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese

The Lonergan family invite visitors to their farm for group tours, but not right now.  We look forward to heading there again soon.

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McGrath's
Butchers

Family owned craft butchers in Lismore with their own farm & abbatoir. Expertise and experience are additional benefits.

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Mezze Middle Eastern Food

Dvir and Nicola offer a unique experience as they seek to share their love of food & family born of their joint Middle East and Waterford heritage.  In their beautiful deli kitchen in Tramore.

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The Sea Gardener Forager

Right now you can book a forage with Marie Power, our Sea Gardener, for a small group.  Also Cookery demos, ecology field trips, and beach picnics.

Book on her website

The Tannery
Cookery School

First Cookery Course up 18th July.  If you cant get here and have a gang, talk to them about a virtual option for you.

See upcoming courses

Seagull Bakery & Café

Beautiful little sourdough bakery in seaside Tramore.  Coffee and fabulous pastries too. Worth the trip.

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Walsh's Bakehouse

Makers of the Blaa in Waterford city, offering tours under normal circumstances.  Hopefully again soon.

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Food Markets

Visiting one of our vibrant markets is a great chance to meet some of our producers each week, while enjoying plenty of our Waterford produce and treats. You can also have a good old chat while you're at it.

Dungarvan Farmers Market

Thursdays from 10am-2pm  Located in Grattan Square, Dungarvan

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Lismore Farmers
Market

Closed right now. Usually on Sunday from 11am-4pm.  Located on the avenue of Lismore Castle.

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Ardmore Farmers Market

Summer time - Sundays from 10am-2pm  Located adjacent to Ardmore Beach

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Tramore Farmers Market

Waterford Tourism Shoot 09 April 2015 / Waterford City / Models: Andrew Holden & Oren Little

Saturdays from 11am-3pm. Priests Road Tramore

Experience

Our tour experiences will be back in action in line with government advice in the best interests of everyone's safety.  See our Upcoming Events for what's happening now.

Evening restaurant trail  where you will eat out in selected hot spots with food, drink and music to round off your great night out.

Our daytime food trails  will bus out and about to tour Waterford. From hill farm to market garden, bakery to butter maker.

Upcoming Events

Thu 06

Dungarvan Farmers Market

August 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dungarvan
Sat 08

Summer Series Brewery Tour – Dungarvan €15

August 8, 2020 @ 3:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dungarvan
Sat 08

Tramore Farmers Market

August 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tramore
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