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Poet's Corner Bar

Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 8127
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vol au vent” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service, quality and quantity all first class here. Lots of atmosphere to enjoy your meal, and staff are prompt without being over attentive. Book a table as its very popular. Mals are huge, and extremely tasty!

Thank Wombler661
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After about ten persons recommending this place we decided to go there and we met a typical Irish place with typical food and drinks and typical service )))

Thank marinavolkovaserova
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have been into this bar a few times, It is always busy and lively. The staff are quick to serve and friendly. A good spot for music.

Thank Gearoid B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Poet's corner is a quality restaurant/bar located within the Old Ground Hotel which itself is next to the cathederal in the center of Ennis. the menu is extensive and the quality of food and service is top notch. always busy I'd advise that one would...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Called in for a couple of drinks. Good music, good buzz and a great pint of stout. Service was on the button. Will be back.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a busy lively bar music too on many nights apparently. Professional staff and not too pricey. Well furnished and laid out.

Thank 18T
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Passed 2 evenings here. One evening shared our table with 2 Irish lads. Though the Poet’s Corner is super friendly our talk with Val and Tony will linger in my memory a lifetime. Guinness good. Food fine. Trad music just right.

Thank Mart1230
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I came back and I eat there again. Very good food. The place is nice and clean. The staff is very polite.

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The staff here were them most efficient I think I have ever seen in all my travels! The food was very good and the portions were quite large. If you travel to Ennis you should really visit here.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Called without booking. Very busy at the time however a table was available within 10 minutes. Excellent meal while listening to a local Irish trio of musicians. Most enjoyable evening.

Thank CJ-BurgessHill
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2016|
Response from IBpcully | Reviewed this property |
12-9 is what I read..
Donna W
3 March 2016|
Response from MaryGleeson | Property representative |
Thank you Donna, happy to confirm dinner x 3 in the Brendan O'Regan Room on July 11th in your name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 8127
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