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€€ - €€€Irish, , European
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 2871
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A wet Monday lunchtime was brightened by visiting this gastro pub with live lunch time Irish music. A surprise but a really nice one. Great lunch time food choices, served attentively and creating a memory. Quite perfect.

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The establishment has both a pub downstairs and a restaurant upstairs. We ate at the restaurant. The food was delicious

Thank padma g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting with our 19 and 17 year-old kids and we stopped in for drinks before dinner. It’s a big place with many nooks and crannies that all serve food. A group was setting up to play Irish music and a crowd was starting...More

Thank Missy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our first Irish fish and chips at the location. There was live music in the front that was piped to the rest of the bar so we did not have to cram into the front to listen. Good service; would return if ever back...More

Thank MorticiaB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all had a nice time here last night. Drinks were tasty and the atmosphere was fun. Not too crowded and an easy walk to and from our hotel.

Thank lisamarieclarktx
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review Lisa Marie - and for visiting!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited Knox’s 27 April for a meal and music. We weren’t disappointed with either one. The waiter was polite and our burgers were delicious. We also sat for awhile and listened to the fiddle players. Great music and memorable evening all...More

Thank Vic T
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's great to hear Vic! Thanks so much for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, good food, good drinks (Bummlers, Guinness ...) and super music sessions in the evening.

Thank WodoTraveller
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much Wodo!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Deep fried brie.. Oh my goodness. It's so so delicious. My partner, who is not a cheese fan, loves it now too. One of our fave places to go

Thank lucyyeah
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yay he likes cheese! Our job here is done :-) Thank so much for your review Lucy!

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

For my first vacation to Ireland, his became my brother and I go to place for dinner. We came here twice for dinner (we missed a third time as the kitchen closed about 15 minutes before we got there). First of all the wait staff...More

Thank DFM_58
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

That's great to hear, we are delighted you enjoy your visits so much! Looking forward to your next one!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Saturday evening. 7p.m. I came across Knoxs'. Decent menu without the obnoxious prices of neighbouring restaurants. Good steak that was correctly cooked (rare). Pretty good pint of Guinness. All was going well until 8p.m. on the button when the plague of stag parties and hen...More

Thank Dave G
Alexia M, Public Relations Manager at Knox's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Dave, Good to hear you enjoyed your meal! Apologies for the disturbance though, we are a popular destination for parties at this time of year and Saturday night is the most popular - our guests do like to get the party started fairly swiftly!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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