Taste of The Ocean Trail

Taste of The Ocean Trail

The Burren is a coastal region with so much fresh local seafood on offer. Discover the taste of the ocean with foraging walks, cooking demonstrations, tastings and a little indulgence, follow our Taste of the Ocean Trail!

Wild KitchenWild Kitchen Take a wild food walk on land and seashore, taste edible wild plants, learn plant folklore, recipes and identification tips, walks can include a picnic lunch/cookery demos, we create ‘pop up’ wild food experiences in unusual venues.

T. +353 (0)87 687 7890 W. www.wildkitchen.ie Location: Wild Kitchen, Callura South, Lahinch, Co. Clare Open: February-October


The Burren SmokehouseBurren Smokehouse Discover the secret of how we smoke and handcraft our Irish Organic Salmon following an ancient tradition. View the kiln, watch the smoking process on DVD and taste the organic salmon in the visitor centre.

T. +353 (0)65 707 4432 W. www.burrensmokehouse.ie Location: Kincora road, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare Open: Apr-Sept 9.30am-5pm, Oct-Mar 10am – 4pm (can vary)



Roadside Tavern smoke salmonKieran’s Kitchen @ The Roadside Tavern Offering a great place to relax with traditional music most evenings and an award-winning menu. Try the signature dish of Burren Smokehouse hot smoked salmon served on a base of spring onion mash, wilted greens and a wholegrain mustard, lemon and cream sauce.

T. +353 (0)65 707 4084 W. www.roadsidetavern.ie Location: Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare Open: 12pm-4pm; 6pm-9pm. Mid-March to late October

Linnane’s Lobster Bar Situated on New Quay pier and overlooking the Atlantic, Linnane’s signature dish is a seafood platter of organic smoked salmon, prawns, crab meat, crab claws, mussels and clams, served with traditional homemade brown bread.

T. +353 (0)65 707 8120 W. www.linnanesbar.com Location: New Quay, The Burren Open: Summer: daily at 12.30pm; Winter: Friday-Sunday at 12.30pm

Hylands BallyvaughanHyland’s Burren Hotel A long established family run hotel in the village of Ballyvaughan. With a focus on seafood, the menu changes with the seasons. Hylands offer a warm welcome with an open fire mixed with the tranquillity of bygone charm.

T. +353 (0)65 707 7037 W. www.hylandsburren.com Location: Main Street, Ballyvaughan Open: Year-round

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