Good Food Ireland have launched the latest addition to their offering – Gourmet Getaways – as part of their Good Food Ireland Experiences. In association with Fáilte Ireland, Tourism

Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland’s new food tourism initiative, Taste the Island, food lovers can now experience Ireland’s most delicious destinations by booking overnight getaways in a number of Good Food Ireland Best in Class hotels direct via the Good Food Ireland website.

Founder of Good Food Ireland, Margaret Jeffares, said, “Recent customer surveys have shown that Good Food Ireland customers wish to know where they can find authentic quality food experiences and also stay overnight. For this reason, we have now added select Gourmet Getaways to our Good Food Ireland Experience platform. Having a diverse range of Experiences to choose from with good food at the core, not only appeals to our customers but mutually benefits the different business groups”.

Sip, Savour and Slumber at a Five Star Hotel in County Cork (from €197 per person sharing), enjoy an Autumnal Overnight & Fine Dining Getaway in County Kerry (from €266 per couple sharing), or indulge in a 2 Night Gourmet Getaway at a Georgian Hotel in County Cork (from €370 per couple sharing).

Whiskey lovers can escape for an Overnight Getaway with Dinner & Whiskey Pairing Along the Causeway Coast in County Antrim (from €304 per couple sharing), while those looking for a foodie break to the countryside can head for an Indulgent Overnight Escape & Farm to Fork Dinner in County Cork (from €395 per couple) or a Charming Overnight Dining Experience at Old World Country House in County Clare (from €91 per couple sharing).

With the festive season creeping up, get culinary inspiration on your getaway with a 3 Night Midweek Escape with Winter & Christmas Cookery Demos in Connemara (€199.50 per person) or a Catch & Cook Overnight Break (€135 per person) with an afternoon of fly-fishing and a fish cookery demonstration in Connemara.

Good Food Ireland is a network that directs food lovers around the island to great restaurants, pubs and cafés, to good food places to stay and much more. Users will experience local Irish food, meet the people behind the food and learn about Ireland’s culinary culture. Now with food and drink experiences and gourmet getaways online, visitors can explore, choose and book directly.

Margaret goes on to say, “Over the last fourteen years our customers have come to trust Good Food Ireland knowing that they will get a genuine, authentic and quality experience from passionate, like-minded people and places committed to using local produce. This is why we have standards and only those businesses that are assessed, based on strict published criteria around the provenance of their food and excellence of their product, join the Good Food Ireland Collection”.

Good Food Ireland are celebrating Taste the Island by providing 10% off selected experiences until the 30th of November 2019. Use promo code GFITTI2019 at checkout to avail of this.

Keep up to date with the latest news by following Good Food Ireland on social at @goodfoodireland #GFIExperiences.

About Good Food Ireland

Good Food Ireland was established in 2006, the brainchild of its founder Margaret Jeffares, it grew organically from a need to link the agri-food and tourism sectors in Ireland to create standout and recognition and drive economic opportunity. 

Today Good Food Ireland is the Trustmark for best-in-class food & drink of the island of Ireland, a network of like-minded people and places carefully chosen for their passionate commitment to using Irish ingredients, supporting local farmers, food producers and fishermen. Only those businesses that meet the highest standards, through a strict selection process can join the Good Food Ireland Collection.

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Clockwise from top left: Autumnal Overnight & Fine Dining Getaway in County Kerry; 3 Night Midweek Escape with Winter & Christmas Cookery Demos in Connemara; Overnight Getaway with Dinner & Whiskey Pairing Along the Causeway Coast; and Catch & Cook Overnight Break in Connemara.