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Town Hall Cafe

O'Connell St | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
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Ranked #4 of 70 Restaurants in Ennis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $36
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Town Hall provides excellent food from local produce in an historic setting surrounded by original art. It has been rated by Paolo Tuillo, renowned restaurant critic as Best Value Restaurant in Ireland in 2013. Favourite dishes include Herb crusted Rack of Burren Lamb, Port and Redcurrant jus, Miltown Malby Crab tasting plate with a Crab Cake on coconut aioli, grilled Crab Claw with lime and dill mayonnaise.
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English first
Lufkin, Texas
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Town Hall is located in the Old Gound hotel, but with its entrance on the dude street, you'd never know it. Very good choices on wine list. Local lamb offering quite good. Mushroom risotto divine. Overall very nice cafe/bistro. Don't overexpect and you will be thrilled.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a super place to dine. We had the set dinner evening menu, great value. Go hungry as the portions are massive. Staff were friendly the atmosphere was relaxed and romantic. Can't recommend this place enough. We will be back

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MaryGleeson, General Manager at Town Hall Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ballygirly from Waterford, We really appreciate your positive review and that you took the time to share it. Last night we were nominated for the FBD Awards for the best food in County Clare so we are very proud of our entire team who work so hard to ensure this recognition. More

Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Love the food here.... Only tried lunch but on a few occasions. It has always been fab. Very nice staff also. Gave 4 rather than 5 as the decor could do with being spruced up.....

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Went here for new years eve twice and for lunch recently and was impressed each time. Food is delicious and staff are attentive.

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

i stopped in ennis for lunch,i came on the town hall, the food was second to none.I have to say,im so proud that the irish can show or visitors to this country the top quality food and service we can produce..i was overwhelmed with my lunch, i had pesto chicken with caramalised onions ,salad, and home made pesto with a... More

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Somerset U.K.
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had dinner on a busy Sunday evening recently and were very happy with the service & quality of the food. The staff were friendly & attentive without being intrusive, there is an A La Carte menu & a three course Dinner for twenty five euro which is excellent value. Choices include beef, chicken, white fish, salmon etc. and the... More

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Cork, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch in the town hall. Staff are very friendly, attentive and professional. Menu was great with lots of options. Food quality and presentation was first class. Enormous portions and good value. Nice atmosphere. Would recommend and will go back.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Town Hall is our favourite place for lunch in Ennis for many years now. On the 11th Aug we had dinner there for the first time and were very impressed with the quality and quantity of the food. We would definitely recommend it to anybody who appreciates good food in a nice relaxed atmosphere, without breaking the bank. The... More

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Madrid, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food was very good. The staff was very friendly, specifically Alba who treat us very well and gave us excellent recommendations about the food.

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West Chester
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We were trying to find a place for dinner during a country-wide 3 day weekend. Saturday night, no reservations. Stopped at a wine shop, where the proprietor told us to try theTown Hall Cafe. They had no tables available; but made the effort to find us a place. The food and service were AMAZING. I was extremely pleased and plan... More

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