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Knox's

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 2871
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“guinness stew” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 389 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place right in downtown Ennis. The food is a little pricey for American standards, but not for Ireland. I had a meatball sub that I really enjoyed and my boyfriend had the beef and Guinness stew which was delicious. A bonus...More

Thank Charlottellamae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food. Pretty high end food for a pub. Service was really good. Really nice atmosphere. Fish and chips was delicious. Amazing fries

Thank cstravel2016
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review cstravel2016!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here twice. Dishes consumed were Seabass, Chicken in sauce with tagliatelli, Steak sandwich, Ceasar salad.. Tested myself here by ordering seabass as this was never my favourite fish but I like to try dishes again after a while to see if I...More

Thank Adriaan-vd-Velde
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Adriaan, delighted to hear you enjoyed your food so much, although we couldn't convince you on the seabass! Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Olde style memorabilia all around on split levels . Excellent good simple pub food at reasonable prices. Staff very friendly and attentive .

Thank johnhG3658NB
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review John, delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up here mainly as everywhere else we tried was full, but we were very glad when we got our food. The burgers are thick, well cooked, lots of food options and the staff extremely friendly. We went back the next night again just...More

Thank ChicaGuarani
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear ChicaGuarani, thank you so much for your lovely review, it is great that you stumbled on us and enjoyed your visits so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice pub in the heart of Ennis. After a day of seeing some of the sights, we stopped for a quick bite. My daughter said the chicken sandwich was delicious, my husband had the wings, which he said were pretty good once he added the...More

Thank pattymccuen
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Patty! I'm glad to hear you all enjoyed your food. If there is anything we can do to help get your rating up a star or two on your next visit do let us know - we aim for all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During my stay in Ennis during the Fleadh we spent a lot of time in Knox's, We were served by one of your staff members Laura the first time we came and she was most welcoming, service with a smile always and great Craic, we...More

Thank murrayg95
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's great to hear murrayg95! I will pass on your kind words to Laura. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Kind Regards, Alexia

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have had copious amounts of fantastic times in Knoxs. Fabulous professional service by Laura. Who ever hires staff has fantastic taste as I have not met a more attentive and caring waitress/bartender. My number 1 place to visit in Ennis in hope I will experience...More

Thank Caitlin F
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Caitlin, what a wonderful review! Thanks so much for your kinds words about Laura, I will make sure she knows, she will be chuffed. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner twice while in Ennis. I tried the traditional beef stew one night and fish and chips the other evening. Both were very good, but the stew with brown bread was excellent. I also enjoyed the good selection of beverages. Live music...More

Thank chowardjones
Declan K, Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for your lovely review! Delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself at Knox's and our homemade brown bread!

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My B&B hosts suggested this venue. I didn't book a table and when I asked the waiter he was happy to find me a table. It was about 7pm and the venue was busy. I had a lovely tasty meal. Great atmosphere and service. I...More

Thank gzjones
Declan K, Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks so much for your review gzjones, good to hear your recommendation payed off! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Kind Regards, Declan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 2871
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Description
In the heart of the bustling town of Ennis, Knox's is an enduringly popular local pub and bistro with an engaging and convivial atmosphere, establishing it as one of the most popular venues for nightlife and entertainment. Exposed stone and brickwork and wooden beams give the interior a rustic charm, while fresh local produce sets off the brasserie-style dishes on the menu in the upstairs restaurant. All sporting events including Championship hurling and football, Premiership games, Champions League, Six Nations and the Heineken Cup are all shown live in the bar. The resident DJs and live music will have you dancing and with the late night bar extension from Thursday to Sunday, Knox's keeps the lively and friendly crowd buzzing late into the night. Knox's is the ideal entertainment venue with Live Music five nights a week as well as DJs, pub quizzes and lots more. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the bar for all customers.
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