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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 good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Cafe, Seafood, Central European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We did enjoy our dinner very much at the Town Hall Cafe. We arrived late Saturday night at the hotel and wanted to eat our dinner right away before the restaurant closed. When we arrived the restaurant was completely full but they ensured us that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Josie679
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked by one of my colleagues, four of us wined and dined here for our Christmas work night out. From start to finish the experience was top notch. From the warm greeting on arrival, the attention to detail, the service and not to mention the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leec991
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's always a treat having lunch or dinner here, food is really nice & tasty & good service, nice surroundings. Alan the owner is always friendly!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MsBsure
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found ourselves visiting Co. Clare again and could not resist a second visit to the Town Hall. So before we departed home I booked a table for an evening meal. Normally on a second visit you could left a little disappointed because as you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E8039HDbarryg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love the Town Hall. The food is really good and it has a warm friendly atmosphere. I can recommend it for coffee with friends. Lunch or dinner with family.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 170Annette18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wanted to compliment Mary on her Customer Service and the food was beautiful. The restaurant was warm and the candles created a warm atmosphere. Will be returning most definitely with the Ladies again!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fmellett67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner on New Year’s Eve without a reservation and the staff were more then accommodating. Didn’t think we had a chance of securing a table on such a busy night but we were told to wait in the bar and get a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Caitrionah100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for some coffee's and desserts. No problems with the food. Paid afterwards and then after double checking receipt realised I was overcharged(charged for 3 adults instead of 1+2 kids), no big deal. Went back and explained but was told we had an adult...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JohnG2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lovely fish n chips which were extremely tasty. Fish was delicious and chips were very nicely cooked. What ruined a wonderful afternoon was the place was freezing. Had to put on my coat throughout the meal as it was so cold. we mentioned to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sampler1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dashed from the Rosslare Car Ferry to book in at the Old Ground Hotel for an overnight stay. Reception managed to get us a table at the Town Hall Cafe, even though we didn’t check in until gone 9pm. The Restaurant was packed, with 4...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PsychiNurse
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Ericka C
3 February 2017|
Response from carmel s |
yes best food in ennis
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$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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 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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