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The Dining Room

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Irish, European, Gluten Free, British, Contemporary
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The Market, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 9393
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We eat here once every two months,family of 5. Fast, reasonable price,warm n friendly staff. simple food done very very well. Last month we had joint 40th birthday dinner. Party of 16. 16 starters served together, 16 main courses served together. All hot, tasty as always. 9 different dishes tried, all positive remarks from family.

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2 Thank Ken H
Ennis, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a 7pm dinner. The food and service was good, but nothing you couldn't make at home. Fish, steak, vegetarian, fowl, I thought the prices were high to settle for paper napkins. It was a Thursday night and the place wasn't very crowded. Decor was comfortable.

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Thank joshuabrande
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food , excellent service , walking distance from town centre with nice bars in the immediate area :)

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2 Thank John W
Oundle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the food. Beautifully cooked and well presented. Quite a pleasant surprise on a wet Monday night. Service was professional and very competent. Do visit if you are in the unassuming town of Ennis.

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2 Thank doomiver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Easy one of the best dining experience I have had anywhere since being diagnosed as being ceoliac .food fabulous. Staff excellent. Price very reasonable. Will definitely return.

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2 Thank Ger C
Sea Cliff, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peeking through the darkened opening the friendly greeter let us choose our table. My husband & I requested the baked cod w/ extra vegetables along with my gluten free cider. The meal was intoxicatingly divine! The flavors swirled on our palettes with glee. The cod was smooth but the vegetables melted in our mouths. Visiting Ennis is a treat; some... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the search for a great fish and chips to end our vacation in Ireland, we asked a few locals in Ennis where we should go. Two recommended The Dining Room or Enzo's takeout. We wanted to sit down at a table so we chose The Dining Room. Awesome beer batter with a perfect fry, quality fish, tartar sauce is... More 

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2 Thank Kelly E
Wicklow, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed at the door by William,the very friendly waiter (owner?) and inside by his daughter who served our table. It was a wet night outside but inside was warm and friendly and the food was excellent. I particularly liked the starter of mixed fish - 'Doolin Delights' and the lamb shank for main course was the most tender I have... More 

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4 Thank Donal R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, good atmosphere, the food was awesome, and our server Grace was very polite she know the menu very well and had a very nice smile.

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3 Thank Patrick M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissappointed with FALSE advertising of times of Early Bird Menu. We were told that it ends at 6pm on Sundays even though it states 6.30pm on their website. No apology given or explanation when I showed waiter this on my phone. Also very dissappointed with same waiter that was assigned to our table as not a bit friendly. Never... More 

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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 - $29
Cuisine
Irish, European, Gluten Free, British, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Market, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 689 9393
Description
Child Friendly, Serves Local Cuisine, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining Area, Romantic, Can Cater for Large Groups.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?