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People that have experienced it say that The Belfast Bred is an authentic revelation. This special walking tour around some of the city’s more high profile foodie establishments has captured gastronomy lovers and changed the classical tourist perception of Belfast.

The Belfast Bred has an illustrious guide: a fictional guide called Barney (a chef from RMS Titanic, the most famous ship in the world that was built in Belfast) that introduces visitors to the fascinating culinary history of Belfast, visiting some of the most iconic gastronomic places and sampling great Belfast food along the way.

Written by Seth Linder, performed by Michael Lavery and Fra Gunn and directed by Kabosh’s Paula McFetridge, Belfast Bred introduces visitors to the very best of local produce on offer in modern day Belfast, from dark chocolate to oysters. Participants get the chance to chat with local chefs and taste Belfast’s culinary heritage.

This mouth-watering dramatic tour includes free samples at each location and finishes up at St. George’s Market, one of the finest food markets in the UK or Ireland. St. George’s Market is the place to taste Belfast; with a lively atmosphere every Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning, it is comprised of more than 150 stalls, selling a huge variety of products, from antiques to shark meat. For those who want to taste the champions breakfast, the Ulster fry is a must-try that is guaranteed to keep you full all day long.