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Town Hall Cafe

Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (27 reviews)
“crab” (12 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:45 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Cafe, Seafood, Central European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've had some wonderful lunch here over many years but dinner tonight was simply stunning. The decor, ambiance, attention to service and superb food. What a mixology of fantastic ingredients, carefully crafted to leave a lasting memory. I cannot say more. Just fab.

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed yesterday

This building used to house the Jail (back when O'Connell Street was called Gaol Street), and after that it was the headquarters of the Town Council. The Old Ground Hotel next door was the HQ of Sinn Fein at the dawn of the Irish Republic....More

Thank danesec
Reviewed yesterday

We recently invited a group of friends visiting Ennis to join us for lunch in the Town Hall. They were blown away They loved the atmosphere, the wide variety of options on the menu, the decor and professionalism of the staff. One of he highlights...More

Thank MTK0885
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Three of us visited the Town Hall restaurant (part of the Old Ground Hotel) in Ennis on Sunday afternoon. Too early for dinner, too late for lunch the menu was a daytime menu with a decent range of dishes and a strong focus on fresh...More

Thank TrixieClare_Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant. The styling, service and food were excellent. Like a lot of Irish restaurants they served additional potatoes and veg with the main course, which were not necessary at all!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having just arrived into the charming town of Ennis, we did not have a reservation. The manager warmly made sure she had room for us. The presentation was outstanding as well the taste. The Irish welcome by her was only outmatched by the dining experience.

Thank andreajhg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive menu and well priced wines. We Really enjoyed the Craic and experienced really helpful and great service.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

May from glenmora house suggested we have dinner at Town Hall cafe. Lamb shank was wonderful. Enjoyed the staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Town Hall Cafe is in the Old Ground Hotel, on O'Connell Street very close to the Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul. The interior has a pleasant modern, spare atrmosphere. A relatively small dining room, a mix of 6-8 two tops, and 4-6...More

Thank GreggSt_Louis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here tonight and had such a wonderful meal. The staff were helpful and the service was without fault. The food was devine. The atmosphere was welcoming and relaxed. We have been traveling for the last 4 weeks and to date this dining experience...More

Thank kgg062018
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Ericka C
February 3, 2017|
Response from carmel s |
yes best food in ennis
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April 13, 2015|
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Response from MaryGleeson | Property representative |
A delicious freshly cooked breakfast is always available in the hotel It can be in either restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 689 2333
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Old Ground Hotel
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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