Taste, Learn, Shop at the Burren Smokehouse with its two different visitor experiences. In one, you will learn all about their history on pictorial storyboards and the way they smoke their Irish Organic Salmon. Watch a video about the smoking process (in different languages), explore the kiln and taste the smoked salmon.
In the second visitor experience–a self-guided & interactive visitor centre, “Taste the Atlantic – The Salmon Experience”, you will immerse yourself in the story of Irish Salmon. Follow it through time and watch the legend of the Salmon of Knowledge unfold before your eyes. Learn about modern aquaculture, solve jigsaw puzzles and quizzes! Suitable for school kids and adults.
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 10:00–16:00
Apr to Aug 09:00–18:00
Sept to Dec 10:00–17:00
Admission Prices 2020:
Video & tasting free.
Pre-booked full presentation & more available.
Rates for “Taste the Atlantic” see website.
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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