Don't just visit the Burren...Taste it!

Burren Food Trail

“European Destination of Excellence 2015 – Tourism and Local Gastronomy”

Burren Food Trail

We are proud winners of the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2015 – Tourism and Local Gastronomy and Irish Restaurants Association Foodie Town 2015 title. 

EDEN Award logoWe invite you to join us & get involved in our Burren food story. We are passionate about our food, growing and producing it locally for you to enjoy.  Burren Food Trail is more than a listing of quality food establishments in the area – it aims to uncover for you the path that your food takes from field to plate. You can decide for yourself how to follow the trail – stop at every point or else dip in and out along the way, according to your taste, interest and location.

Burren Food Trail membersThe members of the Burren Food Trail are bound by their commitment to building a sustainable future for the region. Foodie Towns 2015Each of the featured restaurants offers a Burren Food Trail Signature Dish to
savour. Each member has achieved recognised quality awards and standards, and has also signed up to the Burren Food Trail Customer Promise: you will find staff who are knowledgeable about the regional food story, menus which state the source of local produce, information on local food events and markets as well as a commitment to maximise the use of local ingredients in all prepared food.

Burren Food Trail Members 2017: Anam Coffee, Ballyvaughan Farmers Market, Burren Fine Wine and Foods, Burren Free Range Pork Farm, Burren Gold Cheese at Aillwee Cave, Burren Smokehouse, Burren Nature Sanctuary, Clareville House Kitchen Garden, Doolin Cave Café, Glencar Farm, Gleninagh Lamb, Gregans Castle Hotel, Hawes Craft Butcher Hazel Mountain Chocolate, Hotel Doolin, Hyland’s Burren Hotel, Kieran’s Kitchen at Roadside Tavern, Kinvara Farmer’s Market, Linnalla Ice-Cream Café, Linnane’s Lobster Bar, Red Bank Food Company, Roadside TavernSheedy’s Hotel & Restaurant, Stonecutters Kitchen, St Tola Goat Farm,  Wild Honey Inn, Wild Kitchen

Download Leaflet_Geopark_2016

Trails of the Burren Food Trail

Explore the stories of the foods to the Burren through our themed trails. With five trails to choose from you can meet the producers, see the produce being made and taste the wonderful foods of the Burren. Find out more

The Garden Market Trail

Farm To Fork Trail

Taste of The Ocean Trail

Nature Child Trail

Burren Cheese Trail

Taste The Burren Events 2017

Dont just visit The Burren, Taste it!

The Burren Food Trail have put together over 30 themed food events for 2017, to which, pre-booking is necessary. Many other events and festivals are organised in the Burren region and details will be posted up shortly.

We look forward to seeing you this year!

These events focus, not only on food, but also on the landscape that surrounds it. Each individual event represents a unique opportunity to combine good food with real, authentic interaction with the people who produced or prepared it, or indeed with the surrounding landscape, activities and heritage.

The Taste The Burren Events feature a wide variety of different food providers, producers, visitor attractions and outdoor activities who have come together to provide a range of events.

Taste the burren Events 2017 Food

Taste the burren Events 2017 Food

Burren Food Trail Mondays 2016

food-trail-mondays-2016-page-001Every single Monday from April through to October, a themed food event will take place in locations around the Burren. Why not try your hand at kayaking your way to a gourmet picnic on the Finnavarra peninsula followed by ice-cream at Linnalla Ice Cream Cafe? Deborah Evers of Clareville House Kitchen garden at Ballyvaughan MarketOr what about a leisurely afternoon tea at Burren Fine Wine & Foods followed by a guided stroll in the Rathborney Valley?

As these events highlight, the Burren Food Trail Mondays focuses not only on food, but also on the landscape that surrounds it. Each individual event represents a unique opportunity to combine good food with real, authentic interaction with the people who produced or prepared it, or indeed with the surrounding landscape and heritage.

The Burren Food Trail Mondays features a wide variety of different food providers, producers, visitor attractions and outdoor activities who have come together to provide a range of events.

See All Events

Food Trail Mondays

Our BlogRecent News

ozzsdogv_400x400 5 Jan News
Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017

A Big Congratulations to the Burren Ecotourism Network members that have been shortlisted for the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017.   Burren & Cliffs of Moher Global Geopark and Doolin Cave shortlisted for Best …

Read More >>
Flaggy Shore Geosite 5 Jan News
Stone, water and Ice: the Burren – a landscape shaped by time.

This course is an introduction to the geology of the Burren aimed at anyone with an interest in the Burren and a curious mind. It will run for 5 Thursday evenings …

Read More >>
img_5927 18 Nov News
Wild Kitchen Book – By Oonagh O’Dwyer

A Wild Food Walk is a delight, an engagement with nature, but it is also a journey into a secret world where and you will learn about the exceptional nutritional …

Read More >>
Cathleen Connole recieving a raffel prize with Martin Waldron and Tina O'Dwyer of the Burren Ecotourism Network 2 Nov News
The 5th Annual Burren Food Fayre

Part of the Burren Winterage Festival, the food event celebrates the farming heritage of the region. Organised by the Burren Ecotourism Network and supported by The Burren and Cliffs of …

Read More >>