Roadside Tavern & Storehouse
The Roadside Tavern - Gastropub
The Storehouse - Music and Food Venue
The Burren Smokehouse & Visitor Centre
Supplying Smoked Salmon All Over The World
Available Exclusively at The Roadside Tavern and The Burren Storehouse
If ever there was a typical Irish pub, this is it! In the Curtin family for three generations, this characterful, 150 year old hostellery is now in the hands of Peter and Birgitta Curtin of Burren Smokehouse fame. Step inside the cosy lounge and take a step back in time. The low ceilings and traditional polished wooden bar are still intact, and walls are adorned with pictures of musicians, that have played here on many a lively night. The Roadside Taven has a reputation for discovering and highlighting local musical talent.
Peter Curtin is larger than life, and his influence is reflected in the atmosphere. As to the food, the kitchen has been operated by Kieran O'Halloran for the last few years. They have extended the menu using locally sourced foods and giving Irish favourites a modern twist. The smoked salmon, mackerel and trout products from the Burren Smokehouse get a pride of place on the menu.
Wide selection of beers wines and spirits available. Tour groups welcomed, and combined visits to the Burren Smokehouse and pub arranged.
The Roadside Tavern have now opened The Burren Microbrewery and their beers include Burren Black (stout), Burren Red (ale) and Burren Gold (lager). All beers brewed at this pub are artisan craft beers, adding to the range of destinations breweries of Ireland.
Needless to say, all these beers make great accompaniments to the home cooked food served here. The welcome at The Roadside Tavern is always warm and the craic always mighty. We’ll say no more! Pop along and see for yourself. Try a beer, grab a plate of good food which represents this region so well, and steep yourself in the magic and hospitality of one of the true gems of County Clare.
Daily from 12.00pm
March to October 12.00 - 16.00 and 18.00 - 21.00
No food served during rest of year