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Connemara Smokehouse

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Connemara Smokehouse
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“salmon”(5 reviews)
“smoke house”(2 reviews)
A catch destined for the Connemara Smokehouse, the irresistible aroma is often carried on soft breezes throughout the countryside. It assails your senses when near Ballyconneely. Connemara Smoked Salmon, on brown soda bread. Unique to Ireland. The...more
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Bunnowen Pier, Ballyconneely, Clifden H71 KR29, Ireland
+353 95 23739
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We didnt check before booking, so were disappointed to find no English tours available that day. We didnt have time to come back another day, so instead a little was explained to us for free by a member of staff and he also gave me...More

3  Thank moderngirl1986
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Wow .. So disappointed having been looking forward to going here so well signposted we arrived and 'welcomed' in a hall way and explained that the next 'English' 'tour' was in 7 days time !! given a couple of tiny samples and a price list...More

4  Thank Bernard T
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Visited there last week whilst down in Galway. As soon as we were in the door we were met by Peter whom brought us through all the different processes and types of salmon. We bought two presents for friends and Peter expertly wrapped these and...More

Thank 1983danny
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Arrived en famille...six adults and 3 girls...to buy salmon for evening meal. We had just come off the beach and you can imagine we needed to visit a loo! We were horrified that we were told to go to the golf club!! The family has...More

Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Visited last week. The passion Graham has for the products he smokes comes over in bucket loads. The demonstration and explanation is comprehensive, the samples are to dye for. Can't wait for the order to arrive. All the staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank pataj51
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

While touring Ireland our guide pointed out this place. We asked if we could stop and he said sure, not knowing if they were open, or if they gave tours. We happened to visit in their off-season. I explained that i regularly catch and smoke...More

1  Thank taperlight2018
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This place is on the edge of the world as is I guess most of the Wild Atlantic Way. The scent of smoke as you go in is so seductive. However! We didn't buy because they only had frozen - their packaging is stunningly superb...More

Thank Loquax
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A large group of us had the tour and explanation by Nicola and it was very interesting and informative. I don't think any of us will ever eat farmed salmon ever again!

1  Thank italianjane
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A group of us attended the smokehouse tour in English today and I have to say it's not easy to entertain a group of people that range in age from 6 to 70 but it certainly happened here. From the moment that Graham started sharpening...More

1  Thank padraic l
Reviewed 30 July 2017

if you want quality you have to be willing to pay a little extra right? well you will get quality here, the seafood is delicious, the smoked salmon is to die for, you can see everything being prepared on site, i drove 50km to buy...More

1  Thank natashawhite09
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The journey to the smoke house is great , small white beaches and clear water .. the smokehouse 'tour' more talk was very good and the samples gave you a real appreciation of the quality of the products . Definitely worth the visit if you...More

Thank RevJohnK
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Check out the time tables on their site, send an e-mail and join in on an informative session. Inspiring and proud owner will show you his skills and tell the Connemara Smokehouse story. We are convinced that this is not only the best smoked fish...More

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