Feasts for Foodies
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!
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.
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.
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.
Off The Eaten Track
For something sure to leave a good taste in your mouth, make it Belfast.
Foodie Guide To Belfast
With restaurants, bars, markets and artisan producers hidden in every corner, Belfast city is nothing short of a foodie haven. Allow us to whet your appetite.
Gin Tasting in Belfast
From distillery tours to tasting experiences, Belfast is a gin-lover’s dream. Discover the exciting range of gin drinking experiences in the city centre.