Hazel Mountain Chocolates
Kasha and John Connolly have created one of the hottest destinations in the Burren, a brilliant meld of coffee house, chocolate factory and tasting rooms that amounts to one of the essential places to visit in North Clare. Mrs Connolly is a trained chocolatier and a third-generation baker, and what chocolate-lovers need to know is that their Hazel Mountain Chocolate is bean-to-bar, the rarest artisan food you can find in Ireland. But it’s not just superlative sweet things – there are also wisely-sourced savouries and soups to enjoy before you bite into that dark chocolate truffle cake with lemon curd cream, and then it’s time for the chocolate shop and some 88% single estate Venezuelan.
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