Ireland returns to the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival with no new offerings this year, but that doesn’t mean this booth is worth skipping. Personally, we recommend the Chocolate Pudding Cake paired with the Bailey’s Coffee Shake.
Menu for the Ireland Marketplace at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
- Fisherman’s Seafood Pie – $6.75
- Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy – $5.50
- Warm Chocolate Pudding Cake with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard – $4.75
- Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale (4.3% ABV) – $5.00 for 6 oz., $9.00 for 12 oz.
- Bunratty Meade Honey Wine ($19/bottle) – $6.00
- Guinness Bailey’s Coffee Shake ($18/bottle) – $11.50
Photos of Menu Items from the Ireland Marketplace at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
Fisherman’s Seafood Pie – $6.75
The fisherman’s pie was enjoyable enough. There was a good amount of seafood without being fishy, and it was a good portion size for what you pay. Plus, it was piping hot. It wasn’t anything overly special, but still a decent dish.
Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy – $5.50
Do you love Jimmy Dean breakfast sausages? Well then we have a treat for you! For your money, you can get TWO of those amazing breakfast sausages with a bunch of onions to push to the side. Yeah, it’s par for the course for a standard EPCOT Festival dish and we wish they didn’t bring this one back. Anyway, the sausage is well cooked to give a plump bite each time and the potatoes help soak-up the onion gravy. Overall, it’s just pretty mediocre and certainly not worth the price tag.
Warm Chocolate Pudding Cake with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard – $4.75
Another festival staple, it’s an incredibly creamy custard on top of a warm molten chocolate pudding that rivals Chili’s molten lava cake. We would rather have this one though, even if it is small. You get a few bites of one of the reasons why the Food & Wine Festival returns year after year. Recommended.
*NEW* Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale (4.3% ABV) – $5.00 for 6 oz., $9.00 for 12 oz.
From BeerAdvocate: “Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale, with its deep red hue and rich, creamy head delivers a distinctively smooth and flavorful taste.”
Bunratty Meade Honey Wine ($19/bottle) – $6.00
Bunratty Winery describes their mead: “Bunratty Mead “is a traditional wine, produced from an ancient Irish recipe of pure honey, fruit of the vine and natural herbs. It’s a medium sweet wine, with a wide taste appeal, and suitable for all important occasions.”
Bailey’s will run you about $18/bottle at your local liquor store, but good luck being able to mix a Guinness and Bailey’s shake at home like this. Fortunately, EPCOT takes the mixing pain away and provides the end result: a smooth, rich, and creamy shake that’s simply to die for. There’s a hint of the Bailey’s cream liquor and an underlying flavor of the Guinness beer. A few chocolate flakes on top help bring this mixture together into one perfect drink. Plus, you get a souvenir plastic cup to take home (somehow a rarity at this event), so what’s not to love?
Location of the Ireland Marketplace at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
The Ireland Marketplace is located on World Showcase Promenade adjacent to the United Kingdom Pavilion. You can find it at number 28 on the map below.
The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is running from July 14 to November 19, 2022 and we know we’ll be using that time to come back to Ireland a few times.
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