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Town Hall Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
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Emmitsburg, Md
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While staying at the Old Ground Hotel, happened into the Town Hall in the late afternoon. The server was extraordinary and could not have been more gracious. She really went the extra mile. The Seafood Chowder was, surely, one of the best I had ever tasted anywhere - very memorable. In contrast to the hotel pub next door, this place... More 

Thank Michael R
County Clare, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Town Hall has a wonderful atmosphere, consistently excellent food and friendly and efficient staff. Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Highland56
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I regularly go here when we want a nice evening. The service is always excellent and the food is just perfect! I go for lunch there when I want something different to the usual and when meeting friends. You are never rushed and the atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. Love!

Thank Aisling C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to congratulate Chloe and Malachy for their excellent care and service on Wednesday, they went out of their way - to the shop in fact - to get almond milk.... Chloe has a beautiful manner & charming way, very professional yet down to earth. Thanks to Malachy who went to the shop - you made me smile even... More 

Thank Hilary O
County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband had another amazing meal last night with excellent service and staff. We have been going here for over seven years and it never disappoints. The hard working staff go over and above to make sure it's a very enjoyable experience as well as amazing food. A must, when visiting Ennis.

2 Thank crottyciara
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken wrapped in bacon, potato stuffing + mash! Served on same plate, salad, mostly all leaves! I couldn't find the potato stuffing! the small amount of mash was underneath the chicken! No veg! I found it tender enough, the chicken, but the wrapped in bacon bit! Well only a scrap was on mine! It would be far better to bring... More 

Thank Greenoak4
West Palm Beach, Florida
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1,067 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 790 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose to come back to this town after two years as I remembered their seafood chowder! It's the best I've ever eaten in this world. Compliments to the chef. The homemade breads are also fabulous. It's so beautifully decorated for Christmas. Staff is very friendly and accommodating--ask for Elayne as she will give excellent service. A wonderful menu with... More 

Thank DoloresJacoby
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. This restaurant is always so consistent for food service and ambience. Highly recommended

Thank Vonnymaria
Ennis, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the heart of Ennis and part of The Old Ground Hotel, dining here is a lovely experience. The food here is always excellent and the staff are pleasant and efficient. Whether it's morning coffee,lunch or dinner the food is always tasty and well presented.

Thank 890toni
Ennis, Ireland
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by In hope of early dinner during Christmas week and was accommodated immediately. Meals were outstanding all round once again and would summarize by stating Best in Ennis, as never had a bad experience here

Thank Z1217DYdavidm

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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
Average prices
$6 - $30
Irish, European, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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
  • This restaurant is at The Old Ground
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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