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Knox's

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9264
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at 6pm. The pub had a quiet atmosphere in a rustic setting. The staff were friendly. Large selection on menu. We ordered steak sandwiches and cooked perfectly to what we asked. Service was quick. Food was delicious and at a fair price. Will call again

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Thank Emma P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice homely pub for the younger scene. Lively with good music and good offers on drinks. Good vibe and barmen and barwomen were very nice and friendly

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Thank Tracey F
Mullingar, Ireland
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good drink staff friendly staff only problem it was a bit dark but over all I would go back for a night out

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Thank patrickriggs13
Orenburg, Russia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place for lunch or dinner, a nice menu, there are always roast of the day and catch of the day, the portions are big, the prices are very reasonable. Liked it!

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Thank Darya V
Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quaint and quirky, old style and modern, locals on guitar one end younger set on rock n roll other end, well seperated, good choice all in one spot, worth a visit, bigger than it looks from outside or on entry, much bigger. Could do with a bit of heat in the smoking area and should let vapers vape indoors :)... More 

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Thank Odie B
Ennis, Ireland
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108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Knox's is a pub on Abbey street in the one way centre of town near the historic Friary. It is large by Ennis standards with three floors, wooden decor and a long bar. Very popular with locals and especially busy by night. Park to the rear by the river and come through one of the lanes. Good dinner spot upstairs.

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Thank MarOReilly
Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meat here,4 out us great choices on menu,chowder really good steak cooked perfect!! All very happy will definatly be back,keep up the good work

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Thank Frank L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great pub to socialise in, it's popular with both the locals and tourists. They've really friendly staff and the nights they've a DJ the music is great. Definitely a spot to pop into if you are in Ennis. The bar food is always good, and their restaurant upstairs offers fantastic food at reasonable prices.

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Thank Yvonne F
Ennis, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is my go to place for food in Ennis. I haven't been disappointed yet. I have tried a wide variety of food from the menu from steak to chowder and I cannot fault anything. The food is consistent the staff are always friendly and the atmosphere is great here. Also a great place for a few pints on a... More 

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Thank jambeirne
Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

knox's on Ennis's Abbey Street features nice downstairs bar with large Tv screens for watching the match (soccer, rugby, and GAA all feature) while enjoying your drinks in an overall lively enviroment. Upstairs you can order food from a large varied menu at a competitive price, with friendly staff the overall experience of this establishment is a pleasant one....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 9264
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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