Curious as to how the Burren Smokehouse smokes their salmon? Call into the Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre and discover the first kiln and the unique salmon mosaics. Taste the freshly Smoked Organic Salmon from Irish waters and enjoy other culinary delights.
The Visitor Centre has become a popular attraction in the North County Clare area and welcomes visitors from all over the world. It is open all year round, please check their website to see the opening hours.
Inside and outside of the shop, you will discover mosaics that are telling the story of the “Salmon of Knowledge”.
Marvel at the nostalgic atmosphere and smell the oak smoke as soon as you come through the door. Feel the rumble of the production facilities under your feet as you explore the retired kiln and smokebox that they used when they first set up the Burren Smokehouse.
The Burren Smokehouse is a family-run business that was set up in 1989 by Birgitta & Peter Curtin. They carefully source the Irish quality raw materials for the Burren Smoked Salmon, Trout, Mackerel. The Smokehouse currently employs a staff of about 20, and ships within Ireland and to countries all over the world through their visitor centre and the website.
Open every day except for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Open from 10am to 4pm and longer in summer.
Jan & Feb 11:00–16:00
Mar 10:00–16:00 (Sun 11:00–16:00)
May to Aug 09:00–18:00
Oct to Dec 10:00–17:00
Admission Prices 2018:
Tasting and DVD presentation free of charge.
Pre-booked full presentation for small individual groups.
Student (with valid ID): €3.25
Gourmet Food Store and Craft Shop Gastro-pub & Microbrewery in the Roadside Tavern next door.
Free car and coach parking at the Visitor Centre.
In Lisdoonvarna. N67 route 10 km from the Cliffs of Moher
Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Ireland
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