Taste of Dublin, the crown jewel event of the Irish food enthusiasts’ calendar, today reveals the top five unmissable experiences at this year’s festival.

The iconic summer extravaganza will return to the charming surrounds of Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens from 15th – 18th June, with an eclectic mix of well-known Irish chefs, artisan food innovators and cultural food inspired experiences.

In addition to festival favourites such as Food for Thought with Lovin Dublin and the Schweppes Cocktail Bar, organisers are also highlighting the below truly unmissable events at Taste of Dublin 2023. 

Tv Chef Edward Hayden (Centre) with Irish comedy sensations Emma Doran and Killian Sundermann
  1. Ready Steady Taste

Irish comedy is set to collide with the cookery world in the best possible way for this one-off culinary-inspired funny affair. The event will see Emma Doran and Killian Sundermann going head-to-head in a live cook-off in the Miele Masterclass Kitchen during the afternoon session on Thursday, June 15th at 3:45pm. The popular comics will be guided by well-known TV chef Edward Hayden, who will be on hand to oversee the creation of their culinary delights. This unmissable cook-off promises an explosive mix of kitchen commotion, cheeky chit chat and lots of laughs!

  1. Taste of Disco with Dublin Social

In an unmissable nod to noughties nostalgia, Taste of Disco with Dublin Social will return for 2023, with an iconic mixtape of throwback hits. Famous for their Disco Brunch parties, expect big tunes, live performances and a few surprises when they take over the Social Suite. Taste of Disco will take place during both the afternoon and evening sessions on Sunday, 18th June with tickets also including a signature dish from Taste favourite, Bahay, as well as a delicious summer cocktail. Grab your glowsticks and finest noughties fashion staples and enjoy a bop at this special event! Tickets for Taste of Disco can be purchased directly from

  1. Celebrate World Tapas Day with Tasting Spain

Returning for 2023 is the Tasting Spain gastronomic experience where visitors will be able to sample a wide variety of high-quality products from Spain, ranging from wines to olive oils, cheeses and pastries. This experience is a wonderful opportunity to discover the best flavours of each destination, while sharing food and chatting in good company with friends or family. This year, chefs from Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Cambrils, Zaragoza and Mallorca will be ready take you on a unique gastronomic journey through the regions. Given that June 16th is also World Tapas Day, there really is no better time to celebrate the culinary delights of Spain!

  1. Miele Masterclass Kitchen

The new Miele Masterclass Kitchen is a must-visit with an incredible line-up of Irish and international chefs using the latest Miele appliances to create culinary masterpieces, sure to delight the tastebuds of any food aficionado! Across the weekend, visitors can witness the finest culinary talent including Rachel Allen, Trisha Lewis, Edward Hayden, Jordan Bailey and Nico Reynolds showcasing their signature dishes and sharing their top tips & tricks. This bustling kitchen is a hive of inspiration where the audience can ignite their cooking imagination and perfect their favourite recipes while learning from the best.

  1. Tia Maria Espresso Martini Masterclasses

The Espresso Martini has become the cocktail of choice in Ireland in recent years and this year, Roberto Garcia, beverage making extraordinaire, will be hosting a series of Espresso Martini Masterclasses on each day of the festival, providing an unmissable opportunity for guests to learn how to make and enjoy their own Perfect Espresso Martini. The best part? These masterclasses will be free to enjoy at 2pm & 3pm every day. Event goers just need to register at the Tia Maria Espresso Martini Bar upon arrival each day. Cheers!

For more information or to purchase tickets visit Due to unforeseen demand across all sessions, early booking is highly advisable.

Ticket pricing (excluding booking fee):  




o   Fast-track entry 

o   (A glass of Champagne) 

o   A complimentary drink 

o   Guaranteed seating (unreserved) 



o   Fast-track entry 

o   A glass of Champagne 

o   A complimentary drink 

o   Guaranteed seating (unreserved) 

o   Two Signature dishes 

·       CHILD (UNDER 10) – FREE 

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