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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%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by here for early drinks & dinner. Great place. Lots of locals with great bar menu. Friendly atmosphere. I had the penne mushroom pasta but the menu was great

Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect place for great food and live music. A must stop when in Ennis. Busy on the weekend. So make a reservation if you can

Thank N8240QQjenniferk
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great pub for refreshment. The food was average,but the service was good and the food was hot. Friendly staff too!

Thank travelnut602014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Time with family.... ordered toasted sandwiches... the bar was buzzing, but the staff found time for every customer.... The sandwiches were lovely and had crisps on the side, ideal for my great niece who didn't want a meal. Have been there many times before and...More

Thank Maura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy bar especially at lunchtime and on Friday evenings, You can't book in advance but they will take you name and you may have to wait 15 - 20 mins , depends on how busy it is. There is traditional music there...More

Thank Tomsheedy1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal with our 9yr daughter which was topped off with 3 musicians sitting alongside her playing great music, we will definitely be back when we visit Ennis again.

Thank maryandmichael2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of four couples were staying in the Old Ground and wanted to walk to dinner, but it was raining so we decided to eat (and drink) in the Poet's Corner. Great decision. Lots of options for drink, very good food, and local musicians...More

Thank GlobeTrotterGuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Old Ground Hotel, this is a great pub with good food and service. Lunch was reasonable so we returned for dinner the following night. Both times there was more than ample food. Our waitress, Fionnuala was so nice and Jeff, the manager,...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here many times and will keep coming back, lovely atmosphere, beautiful oldie worldy place, 9 times out of 10 they have local musicians playing music, great place, good beer and good food, you cant go wrong, its normally busy and you'll see why,...More

Thank Steve099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We order a few appetizers and drinks after bouncing around for the day. The food was delicious and the server was very accommodating - we came later and it was still pretty packed so we sat at side stools on a mini bar ledge and...More

Thank Erin F
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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