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Taste Ards and North Down Autumn Festival

Take a day trip from Belfast to experience all the delicious foodie experiences topping the menu as part of Taste Ards and North Down Autumn Food Festival.  Beginning on 4 September and running right through to 21 October 2021, you will have the opportunity to savour seasonal tide and turf produce and some of the boroughs finest food and drink.

Taste Ards and North Down Highlights

We've picked some of the best events at this years autumn food festival. Eat, drink and be merry this season!

Ards North Down Foodie Experiences

Foodie Experiences

Tantalise your taste buds with a variety of mouth-watering events. Restaurants and producers will be showcasing their menus. Choosing the right foodie experience will be difficult, so why not try them all

Ards North Down Tide and Turf Portavogie

Tide and Turf Portavogie

Famed for it’s sea food, Portavogie promises to deliver at this Tide and Turf day out for all the family. With music, markets and menu showdowns, there are plenty of morsels to enjoy on 11 September.

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Hillsborough Farmers Market

25 September and 30 October, Hillsborough Fort

Featuring 40 stalls to browse in the beautiful surroundings of Hillsborough, the farmers market has farm-to-market and artisan food producers for treats to bring home, or instant indulgence from street food vendors. And when you’re all full up, explore the selection of artisan craft, art and sustainable living products.

Delicious Drinks

Deer's Head Flight

Talk, Walk and Tipple

Until 19 September, The Deer’s Head

Join the Deer’s Head and Belfastlad Tours for a variety of interesting and indulgent walking tours around Belfast City Centre in the month of September. Each week different historical highlights of the city will be discussed and explored with local historians and tour guides, before returning to the relaxing surroundings of The Deer’s Head with a special discounted Bell’s Brewery flight of home-brewed beers.

Belfast Gin and Spirit School at House Belfast 26 october

The Gin School

2 October, The Gin & Spirits School 

School is in session at 39 Gordon Street this October. Gin is the subject, so get into the spirit as you learn from Master Distiller Ian about the distilling process, flavour combinations and more. Once you have the know-how, you’ll have the opportunity to create and taste your very own gin. Then imbibe in delicious cocktails provided by Soda.


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