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Poet's Corner Bar

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O'Connell St, Ennis, Ireland
+353-65-682-8127
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely pub, good food and reasonable

The popular Poet's Corner Bar was the perfect spot for our last day in Ennis. We were seated after a short wait in the back upper corner, very cozy and easy to chat with the people next to us. We shared the cold Atlantic seafood platter which was delicious with salmon, prawns, lobster salad, crab... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Dr4gums
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San Francisco, CA
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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San Francisco, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The popular Poet's Corner Bar was the perfect spot for our last day in Ennis. We were seated after a short wait in the back upper corner, very cozy and easy to chat with the people next to us. We shared the cold Atlantic seafood platter which was delicious with salmon, prawns, lobster salad, crab claws and a good seafood... More 

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Mississauga
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126 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We enjoyed drinks and eating in Poet's Corner on more than one visit. This is a really cosy/comfy bar, there are guests from the hotel, but locals too; and at night, there's great Irish music. For dinner one night, we started with sharing the pate - it was great. Then I had the salmon and my dining partner had the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really good food that is more than just pub grub. A fine selection of food and enjoyable live entertainment. What you think an Irish Pub should be and more

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Pennsylvania, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Our party of six visited this pub two nights ago. We were quickly seated. Service was great and food was good and moderately priced. The highlight of the dining experience was the entertainment provided by three local musicians. What talent...squeeze box, banjo and bodhran! A night filled with great music and good food in Ireland. What could be better than... More 

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County Limerick, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This bar serves great pub grub, large and tasty portions. It is not fine dining by any standards but it is still quality pub food. The staff were very attentive and cannot have been any more helpful or kind. I am a frequent visitor to the pub for meals. The pub is nearly always full which is always a great... More 

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TJordanDO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great pub fare - don't pass up dessert! Great pub atmosphere. A gathering place for locals, hotel guests & others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nice menu and reasonably priced. All our dinners were good. Beautiful old venue with rich woods. Service was fine. Modest selection of draft beers which is a drawback for me.

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

The food was very good and the music was good. It started about 8 pm and it was nice although it was all instrumental the night we were there. No singing and so I feel I missed out abit.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We went into Ennis looking for dinner and traditional Irish music. We opened the door to the Poet's Corner Pub in the Old Ground Hotel and knew we found what we were looking for. We sat at the bar, had great Irish beer and dinner and then listened to the music. If we were to try to re-create a perfect... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stayed in Ennis only one night, a Saturday, and this restaurant was recommended by our B&B host. As one would expect, the bar & restaurant were extremely busy that night but we only had to wait about 10 minutes and were then shown to a table. It was a bit quirky - at the end of the room and... More 

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Additional Information about Poet's Corner Bar

Address: O'Connell St, Ennis, Ireland
Phone Number: +353-65-682-8127
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: O'Connell St, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353-65-682-8127

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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