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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

We had Lunch here recently and found the Pub had a nice Atmosphere and was very busy which is always a good sign. The Bar-food was nice but just ordinary and we Had Soup first and bread, but the Roll was Hard and the Slice...More

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mary served us and was warm and attentive without being ott! Mary is good at her job and helped us to choose the Atlantic seafood salad which was five star! The thai yellow seafood curry was also just the comfort food I needed! Very generous...More

Thank BrBrDuDu
Reviewed 7 November 2017

In Ennis for a business lunch the go to place is the town hall. attached to the old ground hotel the service and menu is always good. this is one of those places where you can be certain of the standard. I was there with...More

1  Thank Paul O
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Eating out after a late evening trip to Ennis I was delighted to get such a high quality meal with business colleagues. The menu both fixed and a la carte was full of excellent choices. Opting for Cajun chicken starter I was delighted with it...More

Thank 18T
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Nice location. The staff was very polite and the place is clean. The food is good. Is not my first time here, I am coming minimum two times a year.

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This was a very unique place for me as an American, anytime any of the servers saw I need at your table, they were there to offer their services, it didn’t matter who’s table it was they got more drinks they got additional orders taken...More

Thank ChuckHauger
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I loved the variety on the menu, the staff and service were top class, the restaurant is lovely, clean and bright, the complimentary bread was a nice touch and with the pesto was unreal... but the food left it down. It was only average and...More

Thank Jacquie G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Food is fabulous and service was great but the lighting is very bright and our table was right in front of all the wines and the door. A nice red wine glass instead of a standard cheap bar glass would have bern nice. Overall very...More

1  Thank muinteoirgaeilge
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had dinner here, with my wife ,the food was delicious and the service attentive, quick and efficient. I would recommend anyone visiting Ennis to eat here for a 1st. class dining experience. Many thanks to all the staff.

Thank John P
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner at the Town Hall Cafe with friends. All four of us had delicious meals. Everything was perfectly prepared The wait staff was very friendly and very attentive. We truly could not have asked for a better dining experience!!

Thank Christopher W
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
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 Old Ground Hotel
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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