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What measures are in place to deal with COVID-19?

The countdown is on until we open the gates to Taste of Dublin 2021 and we can’t wait to welcome you. We have been working hard to ensure we can produce an event as close to the Taste format that you know and love, whilst following correct instructions from the relevant authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of visitors and staff and with this in mind, we’ve updated our entry requirements for this year’s festival.

To comply with the conditions that the event is being run, it will be a condition of entry that all ticketholders supply BOTH of the following, we ask you to please have these items ready to show at the gate in order to gain entry into the event:

1) EU Digital Covid Certificate as Proof of Vaccination or Natural Immunity

2) Photo ID

Under 18s who are accompanied by a parent/guardian, do not require EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Please read our full entry requirements HERE.

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What do I need to bring with me to enter the festival?

We ask you to please have these items ready to show at the gate in order to gain entry into the event:

1) EU Digital Covid Certificate as Proof of Vaccination or Natural Immunity

2) Photo ID

3) Your ticket unless your are purchasing at box office

Under 18s who are accompanied by a parent/guardian, do not require EU Digital Covid Certificate.

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How can I get my EU Digital Covid Certificate?

Please visit at the link HERE to find out more.

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How can I prove Natural Immunity?

Find out more on at the link HERE.

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What if I have COVID-19 symptoms?

A) If you have COVID-19 symptoms, DO NOT COME TO THE FESTIVAL. You are advised to get a test as soon as possible and stay at home; more information can be found here.

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How can I request a ticket refund or exchange?

Please visit our ticket agent's customer service portal by clicking the link HERE.

Sign in using your order reference number and either your postcode or telephone number. You will be asked to complete a customer service form and you will be updated via email when your request has been processed. 

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Where can I park?

We have partnered with award winning car park operator Q-Park to offer a 25% discount on parking for Taste of Dublin visitors. Simply pre-book parking online at one of their Dublin car parks and use promo code TOD25.

Click here to book. 

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What is a pod?

All visitors will need to book in a group (pod) of 4-6 people should we need to proceed with an assigned seating model.

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How do pod tickets work?

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year Taste of Dublin tickets are only sold in pods of either 4 people or 6 people. In the event that we need to implement contact tracing, we will be asking for one ‘lead’ booker to be responsible for ensuring that they have up to date contact details for all people in their pod. Currently there are no single/ general admission tickets available, group (pod) tickets only.

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Do I need to buy a whole pod?

Yes. Pods can be purchased for 4 or 6 people. No single tickets or general admission are available.

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Will there be assigned seating?

Your group (pod) will be assigned a picnic table for seating and to help you feel safe and secure. while you are free to enjoy all the event features at your leisure, we ask that you return to this pod table. 

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Can we book a whole pod (4 or 6 person capacity) for less people?

Yes, you could book a 4 or 6 person pod for e.g. 2 people however you will need to cover the cost of the entire pod.

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Is my ticket still valid for Taste's new dates?

All ticket purchases and commitments for the June 2020 dates will be honoured for the rescheduled dates. If you have any questions please email;


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What are your ticket terms & conditions?

Please find all of our ticket terms and conditions re: refunds etc here.

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What is Taste of Dublin?

Taste of Dublin combines all the best ingredients that make a superb visitor experience – a stellar line up of Dublin’s latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants, world-class chefs, an exceptional range of interactive and participatory experiences, and gourmet food and artisan producer markets.

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Where is Taste of Dublin?

Taste of Dublin is held in the Iveagh Gardens, located on Clonmel Street, off Harcourt Street in Dublin 2. Access for Taste is by Hatch Street.

Please see the access guide here

Public Transport

Most buses serve the city centre, and stop near Iveagh Gardens. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram green line also terminates nearby; get out at the stop for ‘St Stephen’s Green’.

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How do I buy tickets?

Taste of Dublin tickets are available to purchase here on the website. Sign up to our newsletter or follow us on FacebookInstagram & Twitter for updates. Please see ticket terms here

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Can I purchase tickets on site?

If a session is not sold out tickets will be available at the box office on a first come, first served basis.


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Are there free things to do at Taste?

There are plenty of free things to do at Taste of Dublin including chef demonstrations, masterclasses, tastings from the Artisan Producers and live entertainment all festival long!

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Do I have to print my tickets?

We encourage you to print your tickets and bring them with you to gain fast entry to the festival. Tickets presented on your phone may delay entry, but are still viable.


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What are the event opening times?

Taste of Dublin 2021 has 13 sessions, each lasting between 3-5 hours (depending on the day) giving you time to enjoy your pick of restaurant dishes, browse the artisan stalls and enjoy some of the many attractions. Tickets are sold for each session and are only valid for the time and date indicated on the ticket.

New Session Times for 2021:

Wed 1 Sept-Fri 3 Sept: 12.00pm-4.00pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm

Sat 4 Sept:  11.30am-2.30pm, 3.30pm-6.30pm, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Sun 5 Sept: 12pm-3.00pm, 3.45pm-6.45pm, 7.30pm-10.30pm

See all sessions and ticket times here

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Can I arrive early before my session? Stay on site after my session?

No, customers are only permitted to be there between the times listed on their ticket. Gates will only open at the time specified. Customers will be asked to leave the venue at the end of their session. Bars close 15 mins before the end of the session. Tickets are not valid for any other session.

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Can I leave the festival site and come back in?

No. There is no re-entry to Taste of Dublin sessions.

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Our Responsible Service for Alcohol

Taste of Dublin has a responsible serving of alcohol policy. Please respect our staff if they enforce this policy.


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All sound and moving or still picture rights including, without limitation, on the Internet, vest exclusively with the Organisers and any material filmed or recorded at the Event may only be used for the personal, non-profit making enjoyment of amateurs. By entering the venue, Ticket Holders consent to being photographed, filmed or recorded as visitors attending the Event, and consent to the image or recording of them being used in future marketing material for the Event, or their sponsors.

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Key to Food Allergen Labels

1 = Cereals containing gluten, namely: wheat (such as spelt and khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats or their hybridised strains, and products thereof

2 = Crustaceans and products thereof

3 = Eggs and products thereof

4 = Fish and products thereof

5 = Peanuts and products thereof

6 = Soybeans and products thereof

7 = Milk and products thereof (including lactose)

8 = Nuts, namely: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia or Queensland nuts, and products thereof

9 = Celery and products thereof

10 = Mustard and products thereof

11 = Sesame seeds and products thereof

12 = Sulphur dioxide and sulphites

13 = Lupin and products thereof

14 = Molluscs and products thereof

Further details at

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Are pets allowed?

Guide dogs are permitted on site. No pets allowed.

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Can I bring my own food and/or drink?

No food or alcoholic drinks are permitted to be brought into the site premises. Bottled water is allowed. Bag searches will be in operation at the entrance to the event and any food or alcoholic drinks will be retained.

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Are there any age limits?

Due to limited capacity at this year’s event all persons must purchase a ticket to attend including children. This event is aimed at adults and there will be alcohol served - we will be using the 'Challenge 21' policy - I.D. will be required if you are lucky enough to look under 21.

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Where can I see when the chefs are appearing in the Taste Theatre?

Timetables will be coming soon!

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Will there be vegan, gluten free, vegetarian options?

People with special dietary requirements will be catered where possible. Our festival guide and website have a full list of dishes available at the event with allergens listed and vegetarian/vegan options highlighted. If unsure please check with the restaurant in question who will be more than happy to assist you.

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What security measures are in place at Taste of Dublin?

Taste of Dublin has a robust security management plan, which is coordinated by event security.  Security checks will be in place throughout the event, including bag searches, which may result in delays when entering the site.  We ask all guests to be vigilant and not to leave bags or belongings unattended. CCTV will be in operation.

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How much are each of the dishes at the restaurants?

All restaurants at Taste of Dublin will offer their signature dishes for €6, some restaurants may also offer icon dishes which will cost up to €10.

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Is Taste of Dublin accessible for Disabled Guests?

The Iveagh Gardens are fully accessible, however, we do point out that it’s a garden setting so visitors will be walking on gravel paths and grass.

The VIP suite will have seats. There is no parking and the nearest public car park is St Stephens Green. However, if you have a badge for parking, there is wheelchair spaces right beside Clonmel Street, which is off Harcourt Street.

Disabled visitors are entitled to free entry for a carer. You only need to purchase a ticket for yourself. 

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Pay with Contactless (no more Florins Taste Currency!)

You can use your credit or debit card (contactless or chip & pin) to purchase food from the restaurants and drinks from the bars at Taste of Dublin; no more need to purchase Taste of Dublin Florins as visitors did in the past.

Please note that restaurants and bars do not accept cash, but exhibitors selling produce in the Producer’s Market do.

No credit or debit card? We will have pre-loaded Taste of Dublin vouchers for sale at the event. You can purchase these vouchers with cash or card (no fees will be applied).

These vouchers can also be purchased if you want to treat your friends or colleagues; the Taste of Dublin vouchers can be bought with cash or credit/debit cards.

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I lost something at the festival - what do I do?

If you are still at the festival please visit the organisers office. If you have left the festival, please email

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Can I see the Taste of Dublin festival map?

Coming soon!

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Important Notice

In line with standard security protocols, we are asking visitors not to bring backpacks or large bags to Taste of Dublin. We will be implementing bag searches so please be aware of this and cooperate with our security staff should you be asked permission for your bag to be searched. Our primary concern is the safety of all our visitors.


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How do I sign up to the newsletter?

You can sign up to the newsletter by clicking here or on the home page by entering your email to the sign up to our newsletter section at the bottom of the page.

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How do I find the most up to date information on Taste of Dublin?

For all the latest Taste of Dublin news sign up to our newsletter or follow us on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

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Can I exhibit at Taste of Dublin?

For information about exhibiting at the event, contact us at or on +353 1 49 72020.

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If you can’t find the answer to your question…

Contact us by phone at 01 497 2020 or email at

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