Frequently Asked Questions

Walking Food Tour

Is there more to the walking food tour than sampling food?


Dee-lish Food Tour combines architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique, c. 3 hour experience. You will be walking through a labyrinth in the spiritual centre on the town tour or visiting Dingle Farm, eating the local artisans most delicious foods while learning from the people who live here.




Is there musch food served on the tour?


The Dee-lish Food Tour provides an amount of food that would equal a good-sized lunch. With the combination of food tastings and breaks for architectural, cultural, and historical insights, guests leave comfortably full after our food tours.




How much walking is involved? Is it a fast-paced tour?


We walk at a leisurely pace. Our tours cover approximately one and a half to one kilometer of walking. At most locations we will be sitting down, however there will be some locations where we will be standing.




Is there parking near the Walking Food Tour meeting point?


Yes, there is free parking in DIngle town (the marina). which is jsut a five minute walk from the walking tour start point.





General Questions

How do I pay for my booking? Can I pay cash?


We accept all major credit cards through our website as well as PayPal tranfsers. Alternatively, you can call us to directly book your tour and pay later in cash if you would prefer. We do not accept unsolicited "walk-up" attendees of the tours so be sure to book well in advance if possible to ensure a place on the date you desire.




Are allergies and food preferences accommodated?


We do our best to accommodate the special dietary needs of our guests, however we can't guarantee all stops will be able to do so. By filling in our booking form, you can specify dietry requirements and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Alternatively, special requirememnts can be catered for in the personalised intinerary of a private tour.




Is alcohol served on the tour(s)?


Yes, there are alcoholic drink samples served on two of our three tours; the Walking Food Tour (flight of local craft beer) and the Sunset Slea Head-Saints and Spirts tour (craft beer & whiskey-like spirit). Neither amounts to more than a single serving of alcohol. Additionally, several of our tasting locations provide ice water for tour guests.




Can I shop during the tour or experience?


Absolutely! We encourage people to purchase items to support our partners. Having said that, the experiences are organized to arrive at each tasting location at a specified time, therefore it is important to stay on schedule so the food is freshly prepared for the guests. There is usually plenty of time to purchase items at each stop, but your guide will give you warning as to when we are leaving for the next stop and ask you to get your shopping done before the group leaves.




Do your tours have anything to offer people who live in the Dingle area?


Yes! Many of the attendees live right here in the Dingle town area. It is a great way to learn some interesting stories of the towns' bygone era as well as check out a few food establishments of special interest. It is also a great way to escape the town and be driven out for a drink at sunset.




Are cameras allowed on the tour(s)?


Yes! We are totally okay with guests who take photos or videos. If you get any great shots we’d love for you to share them with us.




What about bringing children on the tour?


There is no child ticket price and the minimum age allowed on tour is 10years old. Note the tour is approximately 3 hours long and some children have a limited attention span. The tour may not be appropriate for some children. Parents know their child best and should assess the situation individually. Since there is a lot of standing and walking, please consider this when deciding whether the tour is appropriate for your child.




If a food tour is sold out, can I get on a waiting list?


Unfortunately we do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is a chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please contact us with the date you are interested in if you do not see any availability.




What is your Refund Policy?


Tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the tour you have booked you may reschedule for another time and date up to 48 hours prior to the booked time. Within 48 hours you are welcome to send someone else in your place.




Can I book a private group tour?


Yes. Private tours are perfect for networking groups, large outings with friends, family gatherings, birthday parties, Christmas parties, out of town guests, team building, ladies or singles groups and are available on request. Please book through our "Private Multi-Day Tours" option to begin customising your tour (we will liase directly with you via email to personalise your experience).




Are tours offered only in English?


Are tours offered only in English? Yes, we only offer tours in English at this time. Please email us if you would like to make arrangements for your own interpreter to join the tour.




Are your tours available Year-Round?


No. Our private tour option allows you to create a tour of your choice and at any time of year. We run all our tours from April/May - November?December.




I have an enquiry about the company, who do I contact?


For imformation about Dee-lish Food Tours and business enquiries, please contact Deirdre at deelishfoodtours@gmail.com




Are your tours weather dependent?


No. We run all tours in all weather conditions. We do not accept any responsibility for weather conditions and as such, do not offer refund or reparation for poor or undesirable weather. Be sure to check the weather before heading out, even the driving tours may involve short walks to experiences.




Are bathrooms available during your tours?


Yes. Almost all experiences/stops in our tours have bathrooms available to our guests.




Are your tours suitable for people with disabilities?


Not all tour experiences are equipped with the necessary infrastructure. If you would like to conact us in this situation we would be happy to assist you in collating a selection of suitable experiences and any other accommodations you may require.





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