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Dublin's Iveagh gardens will host this years Taste of Dublin Festival between the 12-15th June 2008. Chefs representing twenty-two of the capital's most renowned restaurants will prepare savory samples for over 35,000 visitors. The event also features the Chef Demonstration Theatre, the World of Wine, the Cocktail Academy and the Chocolate Experience.

The Drumms Chef's Demonstration Theatre will give you the unique opportunity to witness top chefs in action, including tutorials and Q&A sessions. O'Brien's World of Wine Fair allows you to experience over 200 wines from the worlds finest wine regions. Guests have the chance to meet the winemakers and learn about the wine making process.

Tasting Sessions

There are two tasting sessions available every day; between 12.00-16.00, or between 17.30-21.30. Tickets are available online, at Taste Festival, from only 25 Euros. The ticket allows entry into one of the sessions, which uses its own special currency, the Florin. One Florin is the equivalent of one Euro. Guests use their Florin to pay for the signature dishes available from the participating restaurants. O'Brien's World of Wine Fair is an additional 10 Euros, which includes ten complimentary tastings.

The participating restaurants are; Alex Restaurant at The Conrad Hotel, Balzac, Bon Appetit, Chapter One, Diep Le Shaker, First Floor Restaurant at Harvey Nichols, Gordon Ramsay at The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt, Jaipur, King Sitric, L'Ecrivain, Poulot's, Rhodes D7, Silk Road Cafe, still at Dylan Hotel, The Cellar Restaurant at The Merrion Hotel, The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel, Town Bar & Grill, Unicorn Restaurant, Venu Brasserie and Yo Thai/Chai Yo.

The Taste of Dublin festival would be an ideal short break in Ireland. Holiday Extras® offer the best rates for accommodation at our Dublin airport hotel, which is only 3.5 miles from nearby Dublin attractions. For all your airport hotel needs, make it easy going- make it Holiday Extras.