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18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9264
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We were in Ennis for Paddy's weekend. We went to visit knox's because of the reviews on TripAdvisor. This was the 18th of March after Ireland had defeated England in the 6 nations. To gain acess we had to manoeuvre through 9 to 10 smokers...More

2  Thank lilywhitescilldara
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hi there, Firstly, thank you for bringing this to our attention. This incident I can assure you was a once off and does not represent our establishment or it's values. We have referred this to the security company for review and are extremely upset that...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Really nice bar good menu. Had the chowder to start really good followed byba steak which was good. Wine list was limited and poor. Service was attentive. Well run and clean

Thank danoconnor99
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review we really appreciate it.

Reviewed March 30, 2017

Was here on a Saturday night with my wife. It's a good quality Irish pub that serves food. Normal prices. We went there again on Sunday for tea.

Thank jimheylin
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you so much for your review, glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed March 29, 2017

We've eaten here a good few times, in both the bar & upstairs in The Storehouse. Personally we find downstairs in the bar to be better. It's less expensive, comes from the same kitchen & doesn't really try to pretend to be something it's not....More

Thank ConalM
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks so much for your review, see you again soon!

Reviewed March 28, 2017

Was home from living abroad recently and was looking forward to eating out. I had forgotten how good this place is. the service from the beginning was A1, nearly felt like I already knew the staff they were so friendly. Myself and my partner both...More

Thank megdepa0r
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking time out to review us, we really appreciate it. We are delighted you enjoyed your food and that our staff looked after you. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Was in knox's on Saturday night as part of my sisters hen. We had a ball and the finger food was spot on. Great place to go in Ennis.

Thank Clodagh F
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hey, Thank you so much for the review it means an awful lot. I am delighted you enjoyed your night out and that you all enjoyed the finger food. Congratulations to your sister and wish her and her fiancée every blessing on their big day.

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub after the St Patrick's parade. Warm friendly pub. The food was lovely, good value for money.

Thank Maria B
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your review, we love to hear that you enjoyed your experience and that you felt you had gotten value for your money. Thanks again.

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner and to watch a rugby game. We just had food from the bar menu but there is a restaurant also that opens at 5pm. From the menu I had the chicken baguette.. the chicken was so tasty. I may have...More

Thank Niamh R
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. The Cajun baguette is a firm favourite so we are delighted to hear you enjoyed it too. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Excellent bar , very lively was here on Sunday. Great selection of drinks, good cocktail deals and other drink deals. This is a must if travelling to Ennis ! Bouncer friendly and overall very good atmosphere.

Thank johnCianMark
Knoxs P, General Manager at Knox's, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. Sundays are great and I am glad to hear you enjoyed our live entertainment. We hope to see you back soon. Thanks again

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here a few times enjoyed every other time, but last night I brought my family to dinner I had potato skins for starters they were nice my son had soup was also nice, but everyone 4x had burgers chip/wedges they all thought...More

Thank jeannetteregan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 9264
  • E-mail
In the heart of the bustling town of Ennis, Knox's is an enduringly popular local pub and bistro with an engaging and convivial atmosphere, establishing it as one of the most popular venues for nightlife and entertainment. Exposed stone and brickwork and wooden beams give the interior a rustic charm, while fresh local produce sets off the brasserie-style dishes on the menu in the upstairs restaurant. All sporting events including Championship hurling and football, Premiership games, Champions League, Six Nations and the Heineken Cup are all shown live in the bar. The resident DJs and live music will have you dancing and with the late night bar extension from Thursday to Sunday, Knox's keeps the lively and friendly crowd buzzing late into the night. Knox's is the ideal entertainment venue with Live Music five nights a week as well as DJs, pub quizzes and lots more. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the bar for all customers.