Dublin named one of the best destinations for food in Europe

Dublin Named One Of The Best Destinations For Food In Europe
Dublin was named the fourth-best city in Europe for food. Photo: PA Images
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Michael Bolton

A new study has named Dublin as one of the best destinations for food in Europe.

Research by tour company Solo Female Travelers Tours named Dublin fourth on the list.


They analysed data from TripAdvisor, including the number of restaurants offering local cuisine, Michelin-star establishments, and vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants in each European city.

Paris was named the best city in Europe for food, with a score of 74.69.

Paris received the highest possible score of 10 for the number of restaurants overall, as well as a score of 10 for the number of Michelin-star restaurants.

Florence was named the second best city, with a score of 70.39. Florence received the highest possible score of 10 for multiple factors, including the number of vegetarian-friendly restaurants and establishments offering local cuisine.


This is followed by the Italian capital Rome, due to the city scoring 9.99 for the number of restaurants in the city.

Dublin was named in fourth with a score of 61.57. This was due to its atmosphere and scoring 9.99 for a number of its vegan friendly restaurants.

The top five was rounded off by Bologna, with a score of 61.36. The Italian city scored 10 for the number of bars and pubs, as well as the number of establishments offering online delivery.

“Our data suggests that 63 per cent of women consider how appealing the local gastronomy is when choosing a destination. Foodies will be particularly interested in these 10 cities which stand out for their culinary scene”, said a spokesperson from Solo Female Travelers Tours.

“Most of these cities are also in the most visited countries in the world such as France, Italy or Spain, and are popular destinations in our portfolio of tours for women, where we curate rich and immersive food and wine experiences at homes, wineries and farms.”

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