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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 good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Cafe, Seafood, Central European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a superb restaurant situated in the Old Ground Hotel ,Ennis. Food ingredients are well sourced,the standard of food preparation is top class and this is on a consistent basis as we have dined here on quite a few occasions over the past year....More

Thank Dec60_13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Delicious food and the staff are so well trained Lunch was served quickly and its was so hot and fresh.

Thank Catmuropy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly a bit deceiving from the outside this small restaurant does great food. We did a lunch with some colleagues and all dishes were really good and plentiful. Desserts were actually superb.

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether it is for lunch or dinner the Town Hall is a high end restaurant to enjoy a relaxed friendly meal, a romantic evening or a family gathering. Extensive and exquisite choice of food all at affordable prices. Great selection of wine. Professional service with...More

Thank Siobhan D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the place to take your friends for a lovely meal, excellent service and lovely atmosphere, our friends took us here last week.

Thank Tomsheedy1954
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and service. It was our 10th wedding anniversary and it's one we will always remember as the quality of food was amazing. 😁

Thank Hogan0606
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I decided to surprise my partner and take him out for his birthday recently. We have dined here on numerous occasions in the past. We’ve always had a fantastic meal with excellent service without fault. On this occasion it fell short of our expectations. The...More

Thank Seán O
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Paolo Tullio gave this restaurant the thumbs up some years ago and his review still stands out in its accuracy. Mary made us feel very welcome as we arrived at short notice. Our table was beautiful and laid with care, Mary is so friendly and...More

Thank Dganytours
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Just returned from my 3rd visit to the Town Hall Café/Bistro. Food was as always delicious, bottle of my favourite wine and it was a lovely evening. As it was my birthday my boyfriend arranged for a special desert to be sent out. Lovely waiter...More

2  Thank macshortie
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Went in here for my birthday,walked in was seated near a screaming child then asked to be moved away from this. Ordered, was given a seafood salad the salad was rusty brown colour Had few glass of wine to kill the taste of the salad....More

Thank Anthony M
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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$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.
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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