Smoked Salmon & Craft Beers

Just 10 minutes from the Cliffs of Moher immersive experiences await you. Find out how Burren salmon is smoked and what it tastes like, and explore a kiln first-hand. In the “Taste the Atlantic – Salmon Experience”, you can follow the Irish Salmon through history. A shadow play, quizzes, and puzzles bring the story of the King of Fish to life. Also on offer are craft beer tastings and tours of the Burren Brewery, whiskey tastings, and storytelling. Finish off your visit with a meal in the old-style gastro pub the Roadside Tavern next door. Go on a mini-food trail!

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.

  • Family-run business
  • On-line shopping, worldwide shipping
  • Award-winning smokehouse
Open Year Round

Open Year Round

See the website for opening times.


Admission Prices:

Pre-booked full presentation & more available.
Rates for “Taste the Atlantic” see website.

Useful Information

Gourmet Food Store and Craft Shop. Gastro-pub & Microbrewery in the Roadside Tavern next door.

Free car and coach parking at the Visitor Centre.

Getting There

In Lisdoonvarna. N67 route 10 km from the Cliffs of Moher

Map Location: 53.028122, -9.291965
Contact Burren Smokehouse

Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Ireland

Eircode: V95 HD70
T: +353 (0)65 707 4432
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