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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%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (22 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:45All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 594 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was so good we went twice. It was the best meal we have got in a long time . The food was just fab . Staff were excellent, very friendly and efficient. Just so good I can't wait to return again.

Thank coupleskilkenny
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here last year when we were in Ennis. The food is very good here. Tradition Irish food but well cooked and delicious flavours. Nice wine selections also

Thank dmci12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking a little break in the area, as I always do, searched tripadvisor for Restaurants in Ennis #1 was closed ( Monday) so this is how we landed at the Town Hall Cafe, got parking just outside the door. We have a real treat, food...More

Thank Tara O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Folks, just when you thought it couldn't get better they surprise you and raise the bar. I went for dinner on Monday evening with a vendor of mine and wanted to make sure that she was going to have a beautiful meal that would absolutely...More

Thank CaryLanguirand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant specifically based off the reviews. We were warmly greeted and were seated and had our order taken promptly. Every single thing we ordered was beautiful, and the cocktails were great too! The staff were all very friendly. The decor was understated...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my 4 day visit to Ennis this week we stopped in for lunch on the first day. The food was full of taste and the waitress was very friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. We booked in for dinner the following night and enjoyed a 3...More

Thank clairegoodecg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place always to eat.staff fantastic always busy and no delays service immediately.great value for money. Never being disappointed and we have eaten their 20 times in the last 2 years.

Thank jason52009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favourite place in town to go for food on a occasion. The food is absolutely ya,axing you will be stuffed coming out their. The food is so well cooked and the waitress and waiters are so so nice. Would highly recommend

Thank lorraine15th
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here based on ratings here. Service was good. Appetizers also good...While the chowder was not the best, it was good and my fried Brie on a sale with plum sauce was delicious. Main courses were delicious! Desert equally spectacular. We...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this restaurant. Food and wine selections are excellent and the service is always so warm and friendly.

Thank paulaboo1979
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Ericka C
Hiya, Just wondering if you have more than one vegetarian option on the menu at any time? Looking for somewhere nice for my boyfriends birthday but as he is veggie he is usual stuck with the one option. Not ideal when it's supposed to be a treat for him. Thanks
3 February 2017|
Response from carmel s |
yes best food in ennis
Bunny M
Does this restaurant serve breakfast?
13 April 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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$31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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