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Poet's Corner Bar

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Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 8127
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Ennis, Ireland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This premises is full of nostalgia. Older clients will be reminded of times past when hotel bars/eateries had the old traditional ambience. Poets corner is like going back in time to a more relaxed world long since disappeared from most establishments. Lovely atmosphere and it is no wonder that it is highly popular with locals which gives it such a... More 

Thank bernard d
Southern NH
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to spend our last night in Ireland! Menu here was filled with many options and we had a hard time choosing! Plenty of daily specials on the menu as well. Staff was friendly, welcoming and attentive. Wait for a table was very quick. Music began a little late for us, once again. Hard to keep up with the... More 

Thank NH_Mom_4
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just come back from a fab weekend in Clare, we stayed in Ennis and visited the bar on Friday night. The atmostphere was grea, we were there at about 9/10. Lovely jamming session. Lovely irish coffees too.

Thank Alex G
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular with tourists and locals. Sometimes difficult to find a table but staff very helpful. Food excellent and fast. Folk sessions at set times and days.

Thank Thelma J
Annapolis, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a great Irish feel to this place. Very friendly wait staff. Great traditional Irish food. A plus are the nights when trad musicians show up to play.

Thank James A
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drank here as staying in the hotel.Very busy bar as also faces main street if the Town.pub food very good witha large selection on the menu. Ennis is a trad music town so this pub had trad every night we were there,tis just not my thing.

Thank Curious Person
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to stop or stay at Great food, I had the salmon. .huge and so good .great service.staff so friendly and eager to help

Thank frostykat87
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted a Sunday roast but the specials were either chicken or fish. The chicken was a bit dry. Meal was nothing special.

Thank Frances O
Brisbane, Australia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to get a bad pub meal in Ireland. Here is no exception but we were also surprised by the traditional Irish Live Music, which was incredible. The bar atmosphere was buzzing. The food was above average, we have been a few times and eaten the Salmon, Pasta and Fish & Chips.

Thank John D
Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying at the hotel, so this bar was a natural choice for me. I did not realise how nice the place was, till I went in. Simply lovely. Great staff! I was tired after a very long walk around the town (very picturesque), so I had an early night. If ever I go to Ennis again, I will... More 

Thank Alex280546

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 8127

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?