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Belfast Bred Theatrical Food Tour

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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About Belfast Bred Theatrical Food Tour
A dramatic tour of the city’s cuisine from past to present.A walking tour with a difference: on Belfast Bred you’ll discover the city’s fascinating culinary history in the company of Barney, a chef from RMS Titanic – and you’ll sample some great Belfast food along the way.Defrosted after 99 years frozen in an iceberg, Barney has just two and a half hours to search contemporary Belfast for the finest ingredients to recreate the famous ship’s launch menu. If successful, Barney will cook the Titanic Centenary Dinner in 2012. Written by Seth Linder, performed by Michael Lavery or Stephen Beggs and directed by Kabosh’s Paula McFetridge, Belfast Bred introduces you to the very best of local produce. You’ll also get the chance to chat with local chefs, and taste Belfast’s culinary heritage. So join Barney as he recounts the stories of the Edwardian city he knew and discover the world-class food and drink available throughout modern Belfast.This mouth-watering dramatic tour includes free samples at each location: - Gourmet delights at the century-old Sawers Deli, established 1897. - Northern Ireland’s celebrated seafood at the Mourne Seafood Bar.- Superb artisan beers at the atmospheric John Hewitt Public House. - Delicious potted chicken at the Potted Hen.- Sizzling Hot Rock Steaks and traditional Boxtys at the 300 year old McHugh’s Bar. Finish up at St. George’s Market, one of the finest food markets in the UK or Ireland, first opened when Barney was a boy!Tour times:- Departs Sawers Deli, College Street, 10.15am, finishing St. George’s Market 12.45pm. - Every Friday and Saturday from Friday 24th June 2011 to Saturday 3rd September 2011. Tickets £20 per person, including samples.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. It started promptly at Sawer’s Deli (which would be easy to spend an hour or two in, its full to the brim with interesting food items). ‘Barney’ our chef, and guide, played his part beautifully. We learnt...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Globetrotter1London
Reviewed September 30, 2018

A wonderful fun way to spend a morning in Belfast, we heard all about the myriad food and drink that originated in Northern Ireland and had some gorgeous grub along the way, salt and chilli squid at Mourne Seafood was a highlight for me, I'm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CorktoBelfast
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Good all around organisation, great fun, interactive without making you feel uncomfortable - taken to some great spots that we would have never found ourselves! Some lovely treats to taste too - especially the stew at the Dark Horse - delicious (as well as seeing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Enjoyed our tour, having brought our Canadian visitors with us. A well planned and professional tour, with humour and amazing interesting facts in equal measure. Just the right length of tour to suit everyone and the price is really good value.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lyndog
Reviewed September 11, 2016

If you love food and want to see those special hidden gems in Belfast then this is the tour for you. Taking in multiple stops with plenty of nibbles and samples en route, this fast paced 2.5 hour long tour will leave you wanting to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Heather S
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Excellent source of information and historical facts as well as much laughter from the funny little Titanic chef. Samples all very delicious. Loved our journey around Belfast and learnt lots of facts I didn't know about my home city. Good value for money as well.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank sheila142014
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I didn't really know what to expect from this tour, however I was delighted and loved the whole tour. Chef kept us entertained all the way and I learnt new things about the city that I come from. Food was delicious too. Overall a great...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank belanne
Reviewed August 11, 2016

This was a delightful tour of Belfast with food spots serving delicious mini tasters and giving commentary on the History of the relevant shop, restaurant or bar involved. Top marks to the organisers and especially Barney our Chef/Tour Guide who provided us with loads of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joan W
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a walking food tour around Belfast city centre. The tour guide was Barney who was very entertaining and had a great rapport with the group. He deserves an Oscar for his performance. The tour takes you to several bars/restaurants/food shops. The proprietors in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank thursdaygirls
Reviewed August 6, 2016

I bought this tour for my sister's birthday, and it was brilliant! Barney the chef and tour guide is excellent we loved all his stories he really is a character!! Loads of lovely food samples starting in Sawers and moving on to Mourne Seafood Bar,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Hey there, Unfortunately the tour ended for the season in mid-September but do keep an eye on our website or follow us on Twitter or Facebook for all the latest Belfast Bred news. Hope to see you on the next tour!
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