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6 Church Street, Enniskillen BT74 7EJ, Northern Ireland
02866320918
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Ranked #1 of 54 Restaurants in Enniskillen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Went for a staff Christmas meal. Lovely food, as always. The main course (Turkey) was excellent. The Christmas pudding was probably one of the best I've tasted. Excellent presentation. The service was also very good.

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UK
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited Café Merlot in May with eldest son. Bit of a scrum down on a Sat night but we had booked. Beer in the pub at the front before and after - thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere. Restaurant is indeed in a cellar but surroundings good. Atmosphere excellent. People bent on having a good time. Service is hit and miss. Don't... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went fir wedding anniversary, place empty, selection of beer poor, service slow, food good enough but wouldnt be in a hurry to go back.

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Lisnaskea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My friend and I decided to treat ourselves to lunch here last week and were left wondering why we didn't go elsewhere. On arriving a number of staff were behind the bar and looked at us but it took a few minutes of us walking further into the restaurant and then standing looking around us before anybody came and asked... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went here as my wife had had a great meal last time she was in Enniskillen. Unfortunately It didn't come up to the same standard. The starter was good if a little mean in portion size, about 4 or 5 very small mouthfuls. The problem came with my main course. My steak was ok but the sauce was extremely salty.... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place has an excellent gourmet meal selection, delicious wine selection, and a wonderful atmosphere in the old cellar of a building in downtown Enniskillen. A good place for a business dinner, or a romantic evening out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food was absolutely lovely. Good choices on the menu. Two courses for £16.50 as I visited before 730pm. Atmosphere was a little lacking but I did visit on a Tuesday night, and it was early at that, so perhaps unfair to judge on this. Service could have been slightly improved - welcome was a little lacking and no offer of... More 

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Northern Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

We discovered this fabulous restaurant through TA and it was not a disappointment. It would be easily missed with minimum outdoor signage but once found it is a real revelation. Steps lead downstairs to a basement area decorated to resemble an old vault. The staff are friendly and helpful and know the menu inside out. The food is different, extremely... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Very popular spot with groups and couples of all age ranges. Can get a bit noisy or atmospheric depending on viewpoint. Ramsay-inspired menu with limited choices done well. Excellent wine list, at very reasonable prices, without the usual restaurant mark-up. Excellent antipasti starter - miniature butternut squash soup, rare breed sausage roll, foie gras/calvados jelly, quinced walnut jelly. Mains of... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Ok, I'm being a bit mischievous, but seriously Cafe Merlot has been on a "J" curve of sheer culinary brilliance over the last two years. Time and time again its delightful, well thought out and imperiously cooked meals leave us gasping at their stellar magnificence! We both had the special starter consisting of an assiette of foie gras parfait, curried... More 

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Address: 6 Church Street, Enniskillen BT74 7EJ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 02866320918
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Fermanagh  >  Enniskillen
Cuisine: International

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