Ireland produces wild, organic, naturally produced food. We have developed high standards of gourmet fine dining. Ireland’s chefs specialise in working with local produce, with a passion for freshness and quality. The fine dining scene has developed with own unique style.
Our connections to the land goes back along way and we here at Ireland Luxury Travel take pride in being one of Ireland’s food producers offering exclusive guided visits to our working beef farm on the south coast of Ireland.
Luxury Four Star and Five Star Hotels, Castles & Manor Houses
Private Driver Guide or Luxury Car Hire plus Airport Transfers
Full Irish Breakfast every day
Fine Dining Evening Meals or Local Restaurant Recommendations
Specialized Private Guided Walking, Historical, Whiskey & Foodie Excursions
Evening Irish Music & Dance Entertainment
Dublin City Short Break
Full Irish Breakfast
The traditional Irish breakfast developed in Ireland to feed the hungry farmer before heading out to a long hard day of work. We now enjoy the hearty meal with the best of local bacon and eggs, traditional black pudding (blood pudding with a recipe unique to Ireland), chunky toast and washed down with great strong coffee or a well brewed pot of tea. Recently Ireland’s best hotels have added freshly made fruit smoothies, organic yogurt freshly squeezed juice to the menu. Sure to fill you before a long touring day, a real taste of Ireland!
Beara Peninsula, Artisan Cheese Maker & Historic House Food Tour – Private guided
The Beara is a ruggedly beautiful peninsula that is steeped in a rich, absorbing history and packed full of characters with amazing stories to tell. You will experience some of Ireland’s most iconic ancient monuments that are dotted throughout this enchanting landscape and introduce you to some of those personalities that have put West Cork on the world culinary stage.
This half day tour will take you along the road less traveled allowing you to soak up some of the best views in the country whilst meeting some of the pioneers of the Irish food industry. The first stop is with a local cheesemaker, where you will meet this world renowned artisan producer and watch as she demonstrates the cheesemaking process. Onwards to a guided tour of the historic and fascinating Bantry house with a glass of wine on the lawn to allow time to absorb in the stunning views. Finish off the tour with tastes of local produce at a local cafe were you will enjoy some Irish tapas with a lovely glass of wine. A sightseeing and culinary delight.
Dublin Whiskey & Pubs Walking Tour of Dublin City – Private Guide
This four and a half hour private walking tour first takes your through the Irish whiskey museum discovering an insight into the history of Irish whiskey from its first inception in the 6th century through its peak in the 18th century. Your guide is fun, knowledgeable and engaging and brings you to local Dublin whiskey pubs through the lively Temple Bar part of the city where you willl be advised on the best whiskey to try. The tour takes you through some of the oldest parts of the city and then on to the famous Jameson Distillary. Your guided tour, where you will see, taste and smell the Jameson Irish whiskey experience. The tour brings you through the living history of the Old Jameson Distillery, where the legend of John Jameson began. You’ll get a glimpse into the past, and the craft and traditions, for over two centuries. You will end the tour by putting theory into practice, with a comparative tasting, giving you an understanding of the key differences between Scotch, American and Jameson Irish Whiskey. Since memories can fade over time, you’ll also be given a refreshing Jameson Ginger and Lime, a coveted Jameson Whiskey Tasting Certificate!
Baltimore Craft Beer & Nano Brewery Tour – Off The Beaten Path – Private Guide
Taste the delicious craft beer brewed onsite in a nano brewery developed by three school friends in the stunning west cork fishing village of Baltimore. Pair the beer with a steaming bowel of shellfish carefully grown and farmed by the family run bar and hotel owners. Take a guided tour of the brewery downstairs and enjoy a unique foodie experience.