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Town Hall Cafe

Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (13 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always we thoroughly enjoyed our Dinner in the Town Hall, Ennis. As always Mary was very welcoming & our Waitress,Aga, was very efficient & so pleasant. Our food was faultless.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in just after 6pm on a weekday and got usual aloof attitude from hostess in mostly empty room. after seating and enquiring about fish and chip availability i was told point blank that was only available on lunch menu (without checking with chef) and...More

Thank Z1217DYdavidm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi this is a lovely spot to visit in Ennis. Good service, lovely food, extensive menu with a lovely atmosphere. Good value for money. Great restaurant to take your time and relax with friends or family in

Thank evelynkeating1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely freindly restaurant whihc is part of the Old Ground Hotel, this is based in the centre of Ennis and within walking distance of many landmarks and pubs. This is quite a busy rastaurant so booking is essential.

Thank Tomsheedy1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here my last time I stayed in Ennis, the food selection is good, the quality is excellent, with a nice atmosphere, service was good too, you wont go wrong having a meal here

Thank Steve099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in not realizing it was a part of out hotel, did not disappoint as everything was delicious, and the service was stellar and had great recommendations.

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to have a meal. Consistently good food and charming staff. It's always busy which is a good sign.

Thank banner1234
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very nice food with very good ambience. That summarises the experience. Went with colleagues without prior booking for diner. Decent portion of food with properly cooked, just I liked.

Thank shan1678
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We just happened to stop here on a very rainy day. Charming atmosphere. The fish chowder was absolutely fabulous. Beautifully displayed desserts and friendly, efficient wait staff. Really was a great find !!

Thank Kay287
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I recently had a wonderful meal here with my Mom. As she was visiting for a few days I wanted to bring her somewhere special - I was not disappointed. When we arrived the restaurant was full and the manager apologised and asked if could...More

Thank Annadoc
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Ericka C
3 February 2017|
Response from carmel s |
yes best food in ennis
Bunny M
13 April 2015|
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Response from MaryGleeson | Property representative |
A delicious freshly cooked breakfast is always available in the hotel It can be in either restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 689 2333
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Old Ground
The Town Hall provides excellent food from local produce in an historic setting surrounded by original art. It has been rated by Paolo Tuillo, renowned restaurant critic as Best Value Restaurant in Ireland in 2013. Favourite dishes include Herb crusted Rack of Burren Lamb, Port and Redcurrant jus, Miltown Malby Crab tasting plate with a Crab Cake on coconut aioli, grilled Crab Claw with lime and dill mayonnaise.
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