Have a foodie favourite? Share your snaps with us!

Celebrate and share your wonderful food and drink experiences with our #TastetheIsland Instagram contest to be in with a chance of winning some tasty prizes!

Beginning on the 2nd September 2019 and running until 30th November we're launching an all-island celebration of local food and drink and we want you to join us by posting your favourite #TastetheIsland experiences and tagging @discoverni.

The #TastetheIsland Instagram contest means that you have lots of chances to win fantastic prizes. From cooking up a storm during a unique culinary experience with Chef Jeffers at Forestside Cookery School to the Shortcross Experience tour at the picturesque Rademon Estate Distillery in Crossgar with Head Distiller David, there are plenty of prizes up for grabs!

What to photograph or video

The roasting process at Root & Branch Coffee Roastery

Northern Ireland has a wealth of amazing food and drink experiences on offer and we can’t wait to see your favourites. Capture the creation of a local craft beer, your favourite bakery’s must-try pastries, an innovative twist on an Ulster Fry, fine dining at one of our Michelin star restaurants or people getting stuck in at a chocolate making class, it’s entirely up to you!

Please include a description of the photograph or video in the caption and any relevant locations, names of venue etc.

How to enter

Enter by posting your photo or video on Instagram using the hashtag #TastetheIsland and tagging @discoverni. Include the location and a description in the comments.

If you have a private account, feel free to message us with a screen grab of your post.

You must be over 18 years old to participate.

The famous Belfast Gin Jaunt - Share your food & drink experiences with us


There are lots of fabulous food and drink prizes to be won over the course of Taste the Island and these will be detailed each week from 1 September to 30 November on our Instagram account.

We are very grateful to our food and drink partners for providing these prizes and joining us in this celebration of local food and drink!

Forestside Cookery School

Grand Central

Armagh Cider Company

Boatyard Distillery

Shipquay Hotel

Toast The Coast

Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen

Taste and Tour

Hughes Craft Distillery

Corick House

Made in Derry Food Tours

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours

Rademon Estate Distillery

Terms & Conditions

Content submitted as entries may be selected by Discover Northern Ireland to feature on our Instagram account and the owners of those selected agree to their broadcast in this way. If your photo or video is chosen to appear in this way, credit will be given.

For full competition terms and conditions click here.

Find out more about Taste the Island >