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Poet's Corner Bar

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O'Connell St, Ennis, Ireland
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Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 150
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  • 80
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yum! Yum!

Delicious food! We each had a different dish and all were fabulous! Dessert was great as well! The prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was welcoming although a bit loud.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
RHT1223
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Delicious food! We each had a different dish and all were fabulous! Dessert was great as well! The prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was welcoming although a bit loud.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I've been going to the Poet's Corner for better than a decade. It doesn't change, and you wouldn't want it to. Early-bird specials (before 4:00) are less expensive, and half-portions (when available) feed me very well. It's a small venue, and you would have trouble seating more than 4-6, but for a couple (or two couples) it's ideal. The decor... More 

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northern ireland
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204 reviews 204 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great staff, atmosphere and food. The music is also very good and it is a busy buzzing bar. The bar manager is excellent and the bar menu is varied and reasonable with excellent service.

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waterford
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Myself and wife were staying in the hotel and visited. The bar food is really nice. We both had the burger which was home made and tasted lovely. There's plenty of staff and mho hassle getting a drink. There's a good atmosphere and was bustling on the nights we visited. Staff are lovely, something that the old ground has plenty... More 

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london
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is always busy so at times struggled to get a table, however there is usually a stool at the bar to perch on and take in the atmosphere. Service excellent.

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Ennis, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Atmosphere food value food itself and staff make this the best restaurant you will ever visit. I will be visiting again very soon.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A firm favourite with locals and tourists. Great bar food menu and lively atmosphere. Also very pleasant for a drink with friends

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stopped in for a quick bite and stayed all night once we heard the magnificent trad music, good pub grub, decent Guinness , nice well mannered staff, clean toilets , what more can I say, be sure to visit on Friday nights or Saturdays as that's when the music is, I think it starts at 10pm

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A great place to eat, any time of the day or evening. Great food, great value and great portions. There is also traditional music there on several nights each week.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Was here a few months ago, and it's all a good report. We had a bit of a wait to be seated as there was a wedding on but the bartender fair play to him got us a table well he had 3 staff on the look out for one. Now my favourite part the burger what can I say... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: O'Connell St, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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