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The Market Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Merchant Square, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 684 9935
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Merchant Square, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm a frequent customer to the market bar, and after my last visit I feel the need to leave a review to this fine establishment. The chicken curry and the Vol au vent are to die for and the level of serves from bushca and...More

Thank erinmK5891VC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten too much food, the rashers, the sausages, the entire platter of fried, well cooked carnivors delight. Would highly recommend. Restaurant/bar area is clean and well kept, all menus and orders obvious. The wait staff (Nic & Bohuska) were pleasent, courteous and attentive.

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went here for evening meal..food was ok av ad better meals previously....very pleasant waitress....not a lot more to say but disappointed...reasonly priced...More

Thank C336LMwendyc
BarryPilkington, Owner at The Market Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wendy C, We are very disappointed to hear that the food was only ok & we do apologise for this. However, we are even more disappointed that you did not express your views to us here in The Market Bar, being the regular customer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into this lovely bar on Saturday afternoon with my Family. The friendly waitress showed us to our table and allowed us settle in. She gave the girls some crayons and the childrens menu which doubled up as a colouring sheet. We asked our waitress...More

Thank skybluedub
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had our first meal in Ireland here and are so glad we did! Joann saw us studying a map and immediately took the time to help us make plans for our remaining days in the town...how to find taxis, where to find music...and when...More

2  Thank langemotree
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Ennis for breakfast but wandered around for a while before we asked a local for a recommendation. We had walked past previously when we were looking the other way but pleased we eventually found it. Were tempted by the full Irish but waistlines...More

Thank Keith1612
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, and the staff is even better! Joann (spelling?) was delightful and super helpful - a true friend to visit when we return to Ireland! She literally walked me out down the alley to find a marker to help me figure out where I...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped there on my own while passing through Ennis. Lovely place with a nice atmosphere. Very pleasant, nice and efficient staff. I ordered spring onion rolls, 8oz steak and chocolate brownie, tea and glass of cider. Everything was perfect and all plates cleared of food....More

Thank 249jasone
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place it’s always my go to place. Love the sandwiches. They used to do a pretzel roll but I haven’t seen it in a while 😢 love coming back there

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The meal we had here was just delicious. From start to finish, every morsel was just perfection on a plate. The presentation was lovely, the taste was great and it's great value as well. I will definitely be coming back the next time I'm in...More

Thank Yvonne E
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19 December 2014|
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Response from julieanned75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the front door is wheelchair accessible and the restaurant is spacious so wheelchair confined patrons can move around the restaurant with ease.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merchant Square, Ennis, Ireland (Formerly Rogues Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 684 9935
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