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The Dining Room

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The Market | Upper market street ennis, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 9393
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County Clare, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This is a beautiful cosy and relaxing restaurant with top class food and very friendly staff. William our waiter greeted us at the door, took us to our table and was very professional and accommodating and took great care of us. The quality of our food was excellent and served fast. There was plenty of choice. It is reasonably priced.... More 

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Bega, NSW, AUS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Driving through Ennis on a Sunday, on the way to the Cliffs of Moher, we found very little open for lunch. So we were delighted to find "The Dining Room". We had a terrific lunch; I enjoyed a chicken and mushroom vol au vent and my husband had a lovely spinach and ricotta pasta. The staff were friendly and the... More 

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1 Thank placidscout
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Brought my parents here, wanted to get my dad to try something that wasn't Italian and show him that Irish food can be good too. He had hake with a side of potato mash and veg and a pannacotta for desert. He loved it. My mother had the same and cleaned her plate. I just had a soup because I... More 

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1 Thank GiudittaPuddu
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Loved the food here, breaded murshrooms are a must to start with, and the chicken for mains was so tasty, and just managed to fit in afters.!! A little more expensive then other places to eat, but a fab spot to treat your self, would eat there again..

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1 Thank Marie D
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for dinner on the way home encouraged by the good reviews. The service was quick but minimal - we had to ask to order drinks and even to get water. We had to ask for condiments. No one stopped to ask how our food was (the onion rings were undercooked). No one asked if... More 

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Pera, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We had several excellent meals here during the Fleadh. The food was delicious. Mairead and Kathleen and the rest of the staff worked really hard to take superb care of all the customers. We loved the food and the experience and the chefs and all staff are offered our sincere thanks. See you all next year. Sincere thanks from the... More 

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EIRE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We dined in Willies corner in this amasing "dining room" restaurant! Once we stepped inside their door we felt special and the rooms were filled with merrry diners! Their menu was a delight for such a busy week in Ennis. William our waiter was so professional serving his customers with such ease and skill and helped us to choose a... More 

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County Armagh, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We visited twice during the recent fleadh and were made to feel extremely welcome by Willie and his team of excellent staff. The wife took the Tiger prawns and chicken curry and I had the vegetarian curry on both occasions which was truly delicious. Would recommend thoroughly and it was a reasonable price for the experience. See you next year!

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4 Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

William the waiter found a table for us though we had no booking and it was busy.All the family enjoyed the meal.Tiocfaimid ar air aris.

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3 Thank Mary C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some place to eat since most of the places were booked and found this. The people were very friendly and the server tried to please very hard. The food was just ok. The burger was thick but too onion taste and not enough beef taste. Ok if you can't find an open last minute place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $28
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
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
Description
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?