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The Dining Room

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$$ - $$$
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The Market | Upper market street ennis, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 9393
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Killaloe, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening and food was good, service was good and nice atmosphere there. Was pleasantly surprised as have had Sunday lunch here and it can be hit and miss sometimes. Would even go so far as to recommend others to try in the evening time.

1 Thank BennyO68
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited the Dining Room several times and enjoyed the food. This time the service was a bit hit and miss. I like friendly service but not over the top. I think professional waiting staff understand this and to be honest we found the banter too much and uncomfortable. The food was OK but could have been better. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very family oriented restaurant, beautiful food & staff very helpful & nice, The restaurant is very comfortable & relaxing

1 Thank Taramcauley
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food, frendly staff, very helpfull, like it there, only thing is your on top of other people, everyone can see everyone, i just found that a little off putting,

1 Thank Joe C
Quin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal here last Friday night and it was fabulous, a retirement party for a work colleague everything went really well everyone enjoyed the food and a special thanks to out waiter Willie he was excellent highly recommend this restaurant

1 Thank Mairead D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of eating here this week. The food was brilliant. Great fish starter and main. With a lovely dessert. The staff were very friendly, the service was prompt. Highly recommended will return if i get a chance.

1 Thank Ged R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner in this restaurant on Saturday night as we were in Ennis for my sister's hen party. The food was absolutely gorgeous.. I had the brie to start which was extremely tasty and the hake that I had for my main course was cooked to perfection! There were 12 of us in the group and every one of... More 

Thank Sarah G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. This is the best resteraunt we have dined in in county Clare. The Hake was perfect, great duck, and the lamb shank is better than anything I have ever had in the US. The service was perfect, and the people were friendly and humorous. Perfect hosts in a great resteraunt. The Mess and the brownie were fantastic to... More 

1 Thank IdahoRafting
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal here about a week ago. The restaurant was buzzing. Staff were very friendly and accommodating - one of our party was coeliac. The mushrooms to start were amazing. Lovely atmosphere, good food and the early bird menu was very good value for money. Would recommend.

1 Thank Poppy254
Ennis Co Clare
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had one of the specials, fish pie with a crusty crab topping, looked delicious, couldn't wait to taste it! I was so, so disappointed, as it was very liquidity,not at all creamy, would need a spoon to eat it! I was told that there were 3 types of fish, salmon, smoked fish and I think cod. Well, all I could... More 

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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
$7 - $28
Irish, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Market | Upper market street ennis, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 689 9393
Child Friendly, Serves Local Cuisine, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining Area, Romantic, Can Cater for Large Groups. Simple tasty food for everyone's budget

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