Farming in the Burren has traditionally focused on animal rearing with cattle, sheep and goats grazing on the rich herb grasses of the ‘Fertile Rock’. Our speciality producers and restaurants showcase the rich flavour of the local produce, follow this Farm to Fork Trail!
Gleninagh Lamb Visit a working sheep farm that offers lamb direct to food lovers cut the way they desire. Take a walk with farmer Donal around the farm, meet the animals and hear how they are raised.
T. +353 (0)86 812 8129 E. email@example.com Location: Gleninagh, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare Open: By appointment from April-October
Burren Free Range Pork Farm: A small sustainable rare breed pig farm. Owners Eva and Stephen invite you to meet the animals see how they are farmed and cared for and even taste some of their award-winning meats.
T. +353 (0)65 708 8931 W. www.burrenfreerangepork.com Location: Kilfenora, Co. Clare GPS: N 52.98621011 W -9.19232726
The Market House: The Market House is a family run Butchers, Delicatessen & Cafe. Sean Haugh is a 3rd generation farmer rearing livestock on his farm on the Cliffs of Kilkee. Our cafe & deli is an ideal setting to catch up with a friend & enjoy barista coffee with a freshly baked fruit scone or slice of cake surrounded by local art.
T. +353 (0)65 707 2548 W. www.markethouseennistymon.com L. Ennistymon, Co.Clare
Fitzpatrick Bar @ Hotel Doolin: A treat anytime of the day for a spot of casual dining- we offer mouth-watering local seafood and meats. Fitzpatrick’s Eatery is famous for its nightly music sessions and of course for their very own Dooliner Beer!
T. +353 (0)65 7074111 W. www.hoteldoolin.ie L. Doolin, Co.Clare
Sheedy’s Hotel & Restaurant: AA2 Rosette restaurant where Chef John Sheedy’s signature dish is Rack of Burren Lamb with a herb crust served with local New Quay spinach. John source his ingredients from local artisan producers.
T. +353 (0)65 707 4026 W. www.sheedys.com L. Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare
Gregans Castle Hotel: Delight in the signature dish of new Head Chef Robbie McCauley “Roasted Loin of Kilshanny Lamb, Wild Garlic, Turnip, Madeira Jus” This dish takes two fantastic ingredients from the Burren (the Lamb and the Garlic) and pairs them with Madeira.
T. +353 (0)65 707 7005 W. www.gregans.ie L. Corkscrew Hill Road, Ballyvaughan
Hylands 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