6 Apps That Absolutely Every Foodie In Ireland Needs To Download

And they're all freeeeee

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What are the two main things we all think about on a daily basis? Food, and our phones. In that order.

Let's marry the two shall we?

Don't spend a second longer without these trusted apps installed into your gadgets; you'll thank us later.

1. Foodgawker

What is it? Foodgawker is pure, unadulterated food porn at it's best

Why is it so good? Ranging from impressive hors d'oeuvres to healthy snacks to life-changing desserts, Foodgawker is all you need and more for food inspiration from all around the globe.

How much? Free, but with ads. 

2. Restaurants Ireland

Ever feel like you go to the same places to eat time and time again? Well then Restaurants Ireland is the app for you. 

What is it? This app gives you the lowdown (menu, ratings and whether it does takeaway or not #crucial) on every restaurant hidden amongst the 32 counties and 40 shades of green. 

Why is it so good? This is good news for you, as you can do your research before spending your hard earned cash. Winning.

How much? Nuffink.

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Photo cred: Google Play

3. Mixology

Ever wish you could whip up slick cocktails and swirl around bottles like in the movies? Listen up.

What is it? Mixology is an enormous database of drinks of close to 8,000 recipes and 1,300 ingredients, which makes it easy to find something to make based on what you already have at home, or what you'd like to stock your bar up with. 

Why is it do good? it includes everything from simple cocktails to shots to hot drinks and even non-alcoholic tipples for those not that way inclined. 

How much? As free as the day is long, my friend. 

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Photo cred: Google Play

4. Yummly

Yummly is another recipe discovery app that pairs up incredible food pictures with recipes from around the web.

What is it? Exactly what is says on the tin.

Why is it so good? You have the option to filter recipes by the ingredients you have at home, create different recipes, and even build shopping lists for the week based on the recipes you choose.

How much? Nada.

5. Tastemade

Tastemade is the ideal app for the food lover who's also keen on travelling.

What is it? An app that connects you to a network of “Tastemakers” around the world, who guide you to the coolest places for food lovers, in 22 different cities.

Why is it so good? Because, you can also use the app to make your own videos during your travels and creates lists of the places you’ve been and want to see. Allowing the tastemaker community to grow.

How much? Nothin' at all.

6. Vivino

Vivino is the life-saving wine app we've all been waiting for.

What is it? The app uses your phone’s camera to help you research wines while you’re perusing at the offy. 

Why is it so good? All you have to do is take a snap of the wine in question and Vivino will shoot back a list of customer reviews, along with the average price of the bottle. You also have the option to make a profile to save wines you wish to try later and then add reviews of your own.

How much? Free, with in-app purchases.

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Written By

Kate Demolder

Kate is a contributing writer here at Lovin Dublin. You are as likely to see her indulging in some of Dublin’s finer establishments, as well as panic-exercising the day after.

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