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Top Choice Seafood in Dingle Town

Out of the Blue

Occupying a bright blue-and-yellow waterfront fishing shack, this rustic spot is in fact one of Dingle's top restaurants, with an intense devotion to fresh local seafood (and only seafood). If staff don't like the c…
Top Choice Pub in Dingle Town

John Benny's

A toasty cast iron woodstove, stone slab floor, memorabilia on the walls, great staff and no intrusive TV make this one of Dingle's most enjoyable traditional pubs. Glenbeigh oysters and Cromane mussels are highligh…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Dingle Town


Made here in Dingle, Murphy's sublime ice cream comes in a daily changing range of flavours that include brown bread, sea salt, Dingle gin, and whiskey-laced Irish coffee, along with sorbets made with rainwater. In …
Top Choice Irish in Dingle Town


Chef Kevin Murphy is dedicated to promoting produce solely from the Dingle Peninsula, taking lamb, seafood and foraged herbs to create delicately flavoured concoctions such as braised John Dory fillet with fennel da…
Modern Irish in Dingle Town


Window boxes frame this free-standing stone cottage, while inside dark-red walls, polished floorboards and flickering candles create an intimate atmosphere. Creative cooking uses Irish produce: Beara Peninsula scall…
Food & Drink in Dingle Town

Dingle Food & Wine Festival

Held over four days, this fabulous foodie fest features a 'taste trail' with sampling at over 80 locations around town, plus a market, cooking demonstrations, workshops and a foraging walk. There are also beer, cide…
Pub in Dingle Town


One of Dingle's most traditional shop-pubs, stocking everything from wellies to bags of potatoes, Curran’s has nooks and crannies including original stained-glass snugs. Its Guinness is some of the best for miles ar…
Jewellery in Dingle Town

Brian de Staic

This renowned local designer's exquisite modern Celtic work includes symbols such as the Hill of Tara, crosses and standing stones, as well as jewellery inscribed with Ogham script. All of de Staic's jewellery is in…
Food in Dingle Town

Little Cheese Shop

Swiss-trained cheesemaker Maja Binder's tiny shop overflows with aromatic cheeses from all over Ireland, including her own range of Dingle Peninsula Cheeses.
Coffee in Dingle Town

Bean in Dingle

Coffee specialist Bean in Dingle commissions its own Brazilian, Ethiopian and Guatemalan blends from Cork roastery Badger & Dodo. There's a communal table and a handful of seats; arrive early before it sells out…