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“Rowan Tree”

Rowan Tree Cafe Bar
Ranked #7 of 111 Restaurants in Ennis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Rowan Tree Café Bar is in the most beautiful location overlooking the river Fergus in the centre of Ennis. Our building is one of the oldest in Ennis, a former Gentleman's Club built in 1740, steeped in history and character where our high ceilings, open fire and covered riverside terrace give you an experience like no other in Town. Our large seating capacity of 120 guests and our 3 different rooms including one 25 guest private dining room and lends itself perfectly to small and large group dining, we have a variety of menu options to suit all tastes and occasions. Our team are passionate about sourcing and preparing the very best of Irish, Locally sourced and ethically produced ingredients and show the best food that Ireland has to offer, all of which is served to you with a Mediterranean style by people who take pride in the fact that food is only one of the ingredients that makes for a fantastic dining experience. We encourage our staff to be show off their own personalities while ensuring our guests are given a warm and genuine "Cead Mile Failte". The restaurants approachable staff ensures smooth service in one of Ennis's busiest and yet most relaxed establishments. Our listed building brings the warmth of old Ireland where you will dine in former dance halls and billiards rooms into the our 21st Century café bar experience with big bay windows, high ceilings, original artworks by renowned Clare artists and pitched pine floors all add to the relaxed atmosphere we try to create. There is no better way to start or finish the day then with a cup of Illy coffee or a glass of wine in hand while sitting and watching the majestic river Fergus flow by. Find us on social media by using the #rowan3
Reviewed May 28, 2013

What a lovely place to sit by the river in beautiful Ennis. The service is great and the food is very tasty. Right in the town centre, it's easy to find and a must visit place while in this beautiful corner of Ireland.

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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2013

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are very fortunate to be working in a beautiful building in a fantastic location. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and we hope you will have a chance to return soon.
Regards from all the team @ Rowan Tree Café Bar

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Have always enjoyed the Rowan tree and it was a regular haunt for me when they first opened.....however I was here recently and felt things had slipped- whilst waiting for a table the hostess seemed to be choosing every other diner in the reception area before us to bring to a table- when we were seated staff were friendly surroundings lovely- it is such a fabulous building- however I felt the quality of the food isnt what it used to be......sadly I havent visited in a while as a result....hope to be back again soon but maybe not for dinner until I hear that things have improved but lunch is always good.

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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2013

Thank you very much for your feedback,
We do apologise if you felt you were left waiting for a table for longer than you deserved, we do recommend booking in advance especially on weekends. We are delighted that you enjoy our beautiful fully restored 18th century building and our very friendly staff.We have updated our menu since your last visit so hopefully on your next visit you will find something that pleases your taste buds !!
Regards from all the team @ Rowan Tree Café Bar

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Perfect location with a stunning scenic view beside the river. Food and service were very friendly and professional. Very economically priced.

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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Thank you very much for your lovely review.
Lot's of our customers comment on the fantastic building and location and all our staff aim to make your expierence as enjoyable as possible and of course we aim to offer great food at reasonable prices.
We hope to see you again soon.
All the team @ Rowan Tree Cafe Bar

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Reviewed April 16, 2013

Lovely setting overlooking the river.
Not for a full blown meal but for a drink and a snack the Rowan Tree is ideal.
clean and friendly, good for families.

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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Thank you very much for your review.
We are open from 10.30 am and offering the Cafe bar concept in Ennis means you can drop in for a quick snack or just a coffee.
We are 100% family friendly and fully accessible with lot's of space for buggy's or wheelchairs and lot's of kids bring there parents in for lunch or evening meals.
We hope to see you back here again soon.
All the team @ Rowan Tree Cafe Bar

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

I love the Rowan Tree, best food in town!! Gorgeous Pizza i specially love the goats cheese pizza, its now done calzone style but i ask for it done regular and they have no problem doing that, delicious. Atmosphere always great in there and the location is fab. Staff are nice and friendly. Great food at reasonable prices. Highly recommend a visit.

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3  Thank Aoifepm85
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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Thank you very much for your lovely review.
All our pizza's are freshly made and we are delighted to be able to adjust them to suit all tastes. We are very fortunate to be located in a beautiful building in a fantastic location and our staff try to make your expierence as enjoyable as possible.
Our casual dining ethos aslo includes offering good value for money and were very grateful for your custom.
We hope to see you again soon.
All the team @ Rowan Tree Cafe Bar

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