Something a little different can add a little fun and a memorable spin on your wedding for your guests. Add in something they can interact with, and you're onto a winner.

Ireland has some deadly food trucks and drinks vans that tick all these boxes - and anything that keeps your guests fed and watered gets bonus points from us.

No tired old canapes or flat prosecco 'round these parts - these 7 brilliant food trucks and drinks vans will add that something extra special to your day.

 

Home Fries

food trucks wedding chips

What is it? A 1970s restored classic caravan serving loaded spuds.

What can we expect? Pan-fried baby potatoes loaded up with a range of toppings and sauces, from pulled pork to chorizo to garlic and cheese.

When do I include them? The perfect late night snack, or if you're having a food truck wedding, this will fill your guests up more than you might imagine.

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Cocobrew

food trucks wedding drinks van coffee cocktails Image: Jenn Emerling

What is it? A vintage VW Kombi van serving speciality coffees and cocktails.

What can we expect? Really great coffees, as well as a range of teas and hot chocolates, and most importantly, a choice of cocktails all served from the van.

When do I include them? Ideal if you're looking for an alternative welcome drink for your reception, or perfect for after dinner also.

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Rockfield Ice Cream

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What is it? Rockfield have a whole host of vehicles, but are mostly known for their ice cream vans and bikes.

What can we expect? Rockfield serve their own high quality ice cream from their vans and bikes, in delicious waffle cones. They also have an array of entertaining treat-based options, like popcorn and candy floss machines, candy carts, lemonade stands and chocolate fountains, to add something a little extra to your day.

When do I include them? Ideal for keeping guests entertained after the ceremony, especially if your reception venue is a bit of a journey away, or a perfect alternative to the usual dessert course.

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Bubble Couple Prosecco Van

food trucks wedding drinks van prosecco

What is it? A vintage Tuk Tuk serving sparkling wine.

What can we expect? A fun way to serve up your reception prosecco/champagne/sparkling wine - guests collect their drink from this cute Tuk Tuk, and Bubble Couple offer up the option to have a 'Pimp Your Prosecco' station within the van.

When do I include them? Mostly included as guests arrive to the reception or even outside the ceremony venue if it is a journey from the reception venue, but a possibility for a toast drink after dinner if you're looking for something a bit different

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Dough Kitchen

food trucks wedding pizza

What is it? A portable wood-fired oven serving sourdough pizza.

What can we expect? Traditional Italian style sourdough pizza with their homemade tomato sauce and the finest Irish cheeses, all cooked in front of you in their wood-fired oven.

When do I include them? The perfect late night snack, or if you're having a food truck wedding or alternative catering, who doesn't love pizza for dinner?

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The Shebeen

food trucks wedding drinks van

What is it? A traditional Irish shebeen pub, housed in a retired 30 year old caravan.

What can we expect? A super fun alternative to a traditional bar, bring that lovely old pub vibe to any venue.

When do I include them? While it could be a fun addition to your drinks reception, most people include The Shebeeen as a post-dinner bar. You do have to stock it yourself or hire a bar stockist to look after it, which is worth baring in mind.

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Wholly Doughnuts

food trucks wedding

What is it? A gorgeous vintage van serving coffee and doughnuts.

What can we expect? A fun take on the doughnut wedding trend, you'll have a more interactive experience for guests than with a doughnut wall. Plus, coffee and doughnuts is a classic combo!

When do I include them? Ideal for keeping guests entertained after the ceremony, especially if your reception venue is a bit of a journey away, or a perfect alternative to the usual dessert course.

Find them here!

 

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