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Town Hall Cafe

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Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
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10:00 am - 9:45 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Chatham, Illinois
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OUTSTANDING MEAL!!! And very economical! The hostess did not have a table for us as we did not have a reservation but she worked diligently to find a seat for us within 30 minutes! The food was amazing and the atmosphere was friendly and clean! Highly recommend!

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Thank Settema
Ennis, Ireland
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very enjoyable coffee and home made scone with preserves . Beautiful room with excellent service. Room to chat and discuss business while still enjoying the location . Highly recommended .

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Ennis, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Over the past 14 years the Town Hall has never once dropped its high standards of great food which is great value. Always a pleasant experience and the staff are brilliant

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Thank jpblynch
Ennis, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have eaten here a number of times and have always found above average. food choice good and fish dishes usually best. above average prices and service hungry for monetary gratification

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here many times over the last few years and it really is the best place in Ennis. Crabmeat risotto and anything scallop and black pudding related are my favourites. If its too busy don't be afraid to try the attached Poets Corner bar - best pub food! The Vol au Vont and chips would feed you for a... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clever menu but variable food quality: on Wednesday the sea bass was cooked to perfection, the next day the salmon trout was overcooked and almost pappy in texture: to be fair they didn't charge for that dish. But it shouldn't happen!

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County Roscommon, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to the Town Hall Bistro and it is always delicious. Setting, staff, food and wine are excellent. Especially love the bread board you receive when you order. Will definitely be returning on my next visit to Ennis.

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New South Wales, Australia
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service in the town hall restaurant was fantastic. Both starters and mains are generously portioned and delicious. Highly recommend the porkbelly starter and hake.

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Thank Eliza2B
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy place but lots of helpful staff with good food and convivial atmosphere. Good value for money

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Thank crowbird
Ennis, Ireland
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A long term favourite of Ennis foodies the Town Hall is pure class!! A lovely atmosphere gives a great first impression and always a warm welcome from the staff!! I can never have anything except the fillet steak accompanied by there yummy potato gratins!! There is a great wine list and of course you better leave room for dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $31
Cuisine
Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?