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Ait Eile at Gilroys

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Main Street, Enniscrone, Ireland (Formerly Aiit Eile @ Gilroys)
+353 96 37222
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four adults had dinner here and enjoyed the experience very much! The service was friendly and efficient. We all had mussels to start and John Dory for our mains. Excellent sea-food! It was beautiful to watch the sun setting!!

2 Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very overpriced for what it offers. Not impressed. Waiting 20 mins for a bowl of soup. Desserts lovely but 6.50€ is a bit much for what it is

Thank Aisling C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for my birthday with my boyfriend and 10 month old son. And my BFs grandad. We all loved it. I had the steak and it was amazing. So were the chips and mushroom tart the accompanied it. Nicest meal I'd had in a long time. Grandad had the fish and was still talking about it the next... More 

3 Thank Finngar
Dublin, Ireland
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, son and family had Sunday early bird here recently. It'd was not my first time as a customer here. The menu is very good value for the quality of the food served. The house wine , Chilean white, is excellent value at €22. I love this restaurant for the friendliness and genuine helpfulness of the staff. My three... More 

1 Thank rasherdublin_15
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. But book well in advance. It's always booked out with good reason. Locals and visitors flock here for the fabulous food and the amazing view of the sea from some of the prime tables. I've been there a few times when visiting enniscrone. Pizza also fantastic here. There's a really nice menu and great for... More 

1 Thank SheppardK
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very warm, attentive staff. A really lovely place with very tasty food that caters for all people with differing wants. Defo worth booking and paying a visit

1 Thank Biggieconn
Western Ireland, Ireland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

really nice ambience and the food was beautiful. the service was really good. The wine list is also very good and lots of choice.

Thank delta816
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Packed to the rafters at weekend so book ahead I was lucky I got squeezed in without a reservation Great quality food Great prices The most popular dish is the black pig of Enniscrone A must visit restaurant

1 Thank councillor M
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I had a lovely early bird meal here on Saturday 4th March and despite not having had a reservation and the restaurant busy I was facilitated. Top class food !

1 Thank Keebagh
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Enniscrone has two good restaurants - one is Ait Eile and the other one was in Waterfront hotel. But after visiting the place a week ago we find out that Waterfront is closed. Ah well, good for Ait Eile, even though this restaurant never was short of customers. Place is always full and booking is a must. Food is delicious,... More 

1 Thank Egle B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Enniscrone, Ireland (Formerly Aiit Eile @ Gilroys)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Enniscrone
  • Phone Number: +353 96 37222
A truly unique location - by the beach and yet centrally located on the Square in Enniscrone and on the Wild Atlantic Way. After you've let the sea air refresh you, treat yourself to a visit to Ait Eile Bistro. Ait Eile is operated by Enniscrone local, Anne O'Dowd and her partner Mark Tickle. Anne is passionate about the hospitality industry having worked in restaurants and various eateries in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Anne's aim is to use these influences to create a restaurant with fabulous food, a relaxing environment and with high levels of customer service. With locally sourced ingredients, a fresh healthy approach is taken to preparing and cooking dishes that are authentic to the region and packed full of flavour. Anne and Mark have employed a dedicated team and pride themselves in the high levels of customer service that they provide. And with Gilroys Bar just up the stairs, Ait Eile is a popular choice for all occasions. Ait Eile offers a booking service and is open 7 days a week, with a la carte and early bird menus available.

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