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Reviews

Press

By way of exercise (ahem), we take a foodie tour… Headed up by knowledgeable Eveleen Coyle, it’s a great way to find goodies that simply wouldn’t have occurred to me .
Marina O”Loughlin in Olive Magazine 2015

‘Eveleen Coyle and her niece Alice Coyle had a brilliant concept for food tasting trails in 2009. 
They started in Dublin but have extended to Cork and more recently to Kilkenny. It’s a wonderful way to explore a city, learn about its history and food culture in a fun and light-hearted way. Visit and learn in markets, food halls, cheesemongers, butchers, fruit and flower stalls, fish mongers, bakers and have regular tastings.  www.fabfoodtrails.ie
Darina Allen in the Irish Examiner – July 2014

‘…this is very much the gold standard for urban food tours in Ireland – and thankfully, one that adapts and evolves to include new trends, stores and scenes as it grows.’
Pol O Conghaile – Six Super Dublin Walking Tours, June 2014

‘If you find  yourself in Dublin, take a food tour and try some of the awesome food that is available in the city. My guide Eveleen was friendly and very knowledgeable about the local food scene and everything in Dublin. You could tell that she also really made an effort to get to know each person in the group. It really showed her passion for her job.’
Travel Yourself, Canada – May 2014

‘If you’re in a time crunch, you’ll get the essence of Irish cuisine in this half-day walking tour through the food culture of Dublin. The tasty trip stops at a host of establishments from a market and a cheesemonger to a chocolate shop and a Victorian bar. Tours are offered on Saturdays and occasional Thursdays, and reservations can be made through the Fab Food website. (Tip: wear your fat pants.)’
USA TODAY – 12 March 2014

‘.. it’s hard to keep track such is the pace of change on the food scene. The jaunty Eveleen Coyle has a veritable feast for her trails… It’s a snack fest, an easy amble and a trail where every crumb is scoffed.’
Le Cool – March 2014

FOOD & FASHION

‘Fab Food Trails, whose gastronomic walking tours of Dublin explore the city’s culinary treats, had introduced a series of walks spiced up with fashion stops. Taste the food, try on the fashion is their slogan. Leisurely, sociable and fun.’
The Irish Times – February 2014

‘..visit boutiques and eateries you never knew existed – like a tourist, only very fashionable. A mood takes over. Maggie Armstrong rediscovered her city through very different eyes.’ The Gloss – November 2013

‘A tasting and cultural walk around lesser-know parts of Dublin, and even for those who think they know the city, it is full of surprises.’
The Irish Times

‘As a Dubliner who has been writing about food for a decade, there was, I thought, nothing you could tell me that I didn’t already know. I had to doff my critic’s cap to Eveleen Coyle for her in-depth knowledge of the Irish foodscape, which was served with humour and seasoned with fascinating snippets of history. …a great way to see obscure pockets of Dublin.’ Cara Magazine

‘Just when you think you know a city, along comes a walking tour and unearths yet more hidden gems. And clandestine treasure doesn’t come much tastier than Fab Food Trails Dublin walking tour.’
Metro

‘Fab Food Trails takes place around Dublin’s hotspots and hidden gems. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun.’
The Sunday Times

‘Eveleen Coyle’s Fab Food Trails in Dublin and Cork are a must! They help orient you in the cities while giving you excellent food tips. You will find yourself going back.’
Montreal Gazette

‘Packed with enough information – and enough food – to satisfy even the fussiest foodie!’
The Dubliner

‘…brings an outsider’s perspective to the 2.5 hour Saturday morning tour of street stalls, shops, pubs and restaurants all conducted at a nice, civilised pace. …there could be pleasant surprise in store even for native Corkonians.’
The Menu with Joe McNamee in the Irish Examiner

‘Even for one that had done more than his fair share of walking (and eating) around the city of Cork, Fab Food Trails proved something of an eye opener. Alice… was our excellent guide.’
Corkbilly (Billy Lyons)

‘Treat Mum to a Cork Tasting Trail, a relaxed food-focused Saturday morning walking tour for foodies who want to see and taste the best of Cork.’
The Irish Examiner

‘A quite special and a really refreshing experience. I promise, you’ll enjoy it.’
Donal Skehan, Cookbook author, TV star, Photographer, Food Writer

‘Dublin’s best-kept secrets: Fabulous Food Trails – a great way to explore the city.’
SAS, Destination Dublin

Corporate

‘A pleasure to work with you and thanks again for all your hard work for making the event so great, it was certainly the highlight of their trip!’
Event Partners

‘Brilliant, smart and informative with a good mix of the historical and the food aspect and a great way to get a more ‘insider’s’ look at Dublin – we thoroughly enjoyed it.’
Ovation

Personal

We loved our evening with Fab Food Trails during the Web Summit. The tastes, history and unique culture of Dublin come alive thanks to Eveleen and her team. Hugely recommended!
Steve Smith, Co-founder of Smitters PC Sports, Switzerland 

‘I wanted to let you know that our Fab Food & Fashion tour set the tone for our entire visit to Dublin.. Everything we ate was delisious, and we shopped with fantastic success! Thanks for our lovely introduction to Dublin’

Robyn Train – September 2014

‘We loved the walk (Food & Fashion)! It was the highlight of our time in Dublin.
Kathy Mikosza, July 2014

‘We did the food trail this morning with Lydia… we thoroughly enjoyed it. Lydia was an excellent guide and had a wealth of knowledge. Well done to you all’
Chas & Arlene Savage – June 2014

‘Wonderful food, interesting information and a lovely walk in the streets. A perfect food guide! We really enjoyed Dublin – and you made the stay even better.’

Joran – April 2014

‘I cannot thank you enough for our incredible (and fabulous) food tour this past Wednesday. What an incredible way to see Dublin in such an unexpected light – I so enjoyed it!’

Britta Winans, October 2013

‘We had a wonderful time with Alice in Cork. She is a star, full of character and a wonderful warm approach. We couldn’t fault it, we enjoyed the whole experience so much.’

Robert Hill, June 2013

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