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Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Dublin is complete without tasting the traditional Dublin food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Dublin to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.


  • Barmbrack: a yeasted bread with added sultanas and raisins. (Wouldn't put this under appetizer - it is normally served at Hallowe'en and it is a type of tea cake).
  • Drisheen: black pudding made of a mixture of cow's, pig's and/or sheep's blood, milk, salt, fat and breadcrumbs.
  • Dublin Bay Prawn: cooked or grilled lobster with some garlic and lemon juice. [Dublin Bay Prawns are a particular type of prawn, and not a dish]
  • Irish Toast: bread soaked in some eggs and Irish cream liqueur and fried.
  • Potato Farl: bread in which potato replaces a portion of the regular wheat flour.
  • Smoked salmon (Ireland): salmon cured and then hot smoked over oak.
  • Soda bread: quick bread in which bread soda is used as a raising agent.
  • White pudding: or oatmeal pudding is a meat dish in the shape of sausage.


  • Coddle: semi-boiled layers of roughly sliced pork sausages and rashers with sliced potatoes, and onions.
  • Irish Potato Soup: soup made of potatoes, onions, chicken broth, milk, celery and grated cheese.


  • Corned Beef Salad: salad made of corned beef, onion, celery, green bell pepper and hard-boiled eggs.
  • Irish Potato Salad: salad made of boiled potatoes, sour cream or milk, mayonnaise and green onion.
  • Irish Pub Salad: salad made of raw vegetables, hard-boiled eggs and dressing made of mayonnaise, cream, vinegar and Irish blue cheese or Irish cheddar cheese.
  • Whitefish Salad: salad made of Whitefish, cucumber, green pepper, radishes and yogurt.

Main courses

  • Bacon and cabbage: bacon boiled with cabbage and potatoes.
  • Colcannon: mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage.
  • Corned Beef with Cabbage: beef cocked with cabbage, potatoes, onions and carrots.
  • Crubeens: pigs' feet boiled with vegetables and herbs.
  • Dublin Lawyer: lobster cooked in some butter, Irish whiskey and heavy cream.
  • Full Irish breakfast: breakfast made of bacon rashers, sausages, fried eggs, white pudding, black pudding, toast, sliced tomato, and fried potato.
  • Irish stew: stew made from lamb, or mutton, potatoes, carrots, onions, and parsley.


Fast food

Street food

  • Breakfast roll: a traditional morning snack made with common sandwich ingredients.
  • Fish and chips: a popular take-away food, that consists of deep-fried fish and potatoes.

Drinks (Non-alcoholic)

Drinks (Alcoholic)

  • Baileys Irish Cream: Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur.
  • Cider: apple juice.
  • Guinness: Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness.
  • Irish chocolate: drink made of hot chocolate, Irish cream and whipped cream.
  • Irish Cream: cream liqueur based on Irish whiskey, cream, and other ingredients.
  • Irish Mist: golden Whiskey Liqueur produced in Dublin by the Irish Mist Liqueur Company Ltd.
  • Irish whiskey: whiskey made in Ireland.
  • Mead: an alcoholic beverage that is produced by fermenting a solution of honey and water.
  • Poitín: traditional Irish distilled, highly alcoholic beverage.
  • Whiskey: a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash.

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