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Knox's

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 2871
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a great feed upstairs here to be had at Knoxs in Ennis. Also the atmosphere here when the live Irish music is playing is fantastic. Lots of nooks and crannies in this very Irish pub to explore settle in and enjoy

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Early supper with three others on a free night from our group tour. We were looking for a place with music. We were concerned when we arrived that the pub was pretty empty but it soon filled up. The food was overall very good (roast...More

Thank Aravasouth_57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Ennis and popped in here on our first day to have a snack. We had the Nachos and a drink which was all very good. We then ate out at another pub in the evening and came back in here later on...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with my family after hearing good things about it. A charming Irish pub with good food (seafood chowder was wonderful) friendly staff and reasonable prices. Typical Irish pub food that is above average.

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

Thanks so much for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere with live music, family friendly and reasonable prices for drinks. There is a second floor for overflow.

Thank Michael K
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much Michael, glad to hear you enjoyed yourself!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place. Plenty Irish music on a Monday night to keep us entertained. Excellent service. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Mary H
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Mary, hopefully you joined them for a jig?!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice looking pub. When we entered they immediately cleaned a table because it was very busy. When we had a place there was enough from the menu to choose from and it was all delicious. The food was delivered fast.

Thank Dirk117
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Dirk, delighted to see you had such a pleasant experience! Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent trad music and a decent pint in a clean premises Friendly staff and football screens at back of premises allowing musicians and customers to enjoy their preferred entertainment choice

Thank Mountemple
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank so much for your lovely review!

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see live music in Ennis and this was the perfect spot for our family with kids 6,8, and 10. Food was great! And they even had a kids menu. Music was lovely and this was a great night for us in Ennis!...More

Thank REBECCA H
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

I hope the kids enjoyed it too Rebecca! Thank so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in while walking around Ennis at 8pm to find the place packed . Lots of people eating and brilliant Irish traditional music session.We didn't eat there but we will in the future as all the plates passing by us looked so good.The musicians played...More

1  Thank Bracken_9
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

And we look forward to seeing you! Thanks so much for your lovely review!

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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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