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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
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
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St Clears, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were visiting our Auntie Gillian from Pembrokeshire in Wales and she took us to her favourite place to eat in Ennis. The staff were very friendly and attentive, nothing was too much trouble for them. The food was amazing.... I had the haddock with pickled vegetables, we also tried the Lamb shank, Salmon and a selection of the desserts.... More 

Thank diane p
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dined here on the first evening of our Rick Steves' tour. They did a wonderful job of handling our large group. I was very pleased with my choice of lamb shank and all the other comments I heard from the group were very positive.

Thank RLTW
Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Town Hall Bistro was recommended to me so I booked in a party of four for dinner. I was not disappointed. The food is undoubtedly very good quality. The bread selection provided at the start of dinner was to die for! One type in particular, which looked a little like home made puffed up pizza pastry with sun dried... More 

Thank Mayo01
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely quaint restaurant, though at busy times one can be left waiting for a seat as it is a very popular restaurant. Food is good, service is good. Offers normal food and lighter bites. Kids welcome too.

Thank eireflo
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried a few others here and there but always returned to the Poet's Bar. Great service, good food, trad sessions in the evening, and a chance to meet travelers and locals alike.

Thank Elzregina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner - staff were warm and fit us in for a leisurely time after a reservation mixup nearby. Had a chance to taste 2 wines before deciding.

Thank John M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideally located on the main shopping street. You enter the town hall and you are immediately away from the busy hype. Enjoy a coffee and Danish pastry and have a chitchat.

Thank Sebastiangva
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great dining experience! The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. We enjoyed a variety of local dishes and finished the evening in the attached pub listening to Irish music

Thank pattersn
North Wales, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dinned here twice and the food was fantastic on both occasions. Staff were so polite and helpful. A real must visit.

Thank mountains79
Cork, Ireland
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable dinner with excellent quality of food, wine and, in particular, the professional and personable service.

Thank Declanog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $31
Irish, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?