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Ait Eile at Gilroys

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Main Street, Enniscrone, Ireland (Formerly Aiit Eile @ Gilroys)
+353 96 37222
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great varied menu - something for everyone'staste! I had the GAMBA PRAWN AND GUBBEEN CHORIZO Sautéed with olive oil and garlic, grilled ciabatta bread, followed by the HERB CRUSTED CLARE ISLAND ORGANIC SALMON w/Roast cauliflower, beetroot purée, creamed potato, dill and citrus butter. It was all very fresh and delicious.

Thank CarolinePD64
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good warm local bar, reasonably priced and spacious place to be! Hospitable staff. Well worth a visit !

Thank John F
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely experience at Ait Eile. Beautiful food at reasonable price. Service top class. We will definitely be back

Thank Prenderw
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Modern restaurant in a traditional seaside town. Very busy. Good menu. Lovely food. Nice staff. Would go back.

Thank Fran O
Athlone, Ireland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This must be the gem of Enniscrone. We were two couples away for a few days. We ate here on two evenings and both nights we all had something different. The first meal was so good we went back on the following evening. We all agreed that the food was of an outstanding quality. The service was friendly and informative.... More 

Thank Joe O
Enniscrone, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I moved to Enniscrone in mid August. Ait Eile is one of the finest restaurants I have dined in throughout my three month stay in Ireland. The menu is varied, the specials are unique (especially for a fish lover like me), and the service is outstanding. Mark and Ann have worked hard to make this an extraordinary dining experience and... More 

Thank j0hn0958
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Family gathering in Áit eile Enniscrone. Quite busy even on a Sunday night but we were seated without delay. The menu was varied and featured fresh seafood as one would expect in this location. Waiting staff were friendly and knew the menu, offering advice when asked. Wine selection complimented the food. Lovely relaxed evening. Great food and good value. Will... More 

Thank Laura D
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last Saturday based on the reviews but it was just average and we were quite dispointed especially for the price you pay here, it is either over rated or it has dropped standards. Service was slow and young waitresses seemed unprofessional and untrained. Starters were OK nothing with the wow factor just lacking substantial favours. We... More 

Thank 12Fitz
Castlebar, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lively busy restaurant, friendly attentive staff, beautifully presented locally sourced delicious food.Even better in the off season when not as crowded.looking forward to going back

Thank Georgio28
Limavady, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Tried to get in on Friday night as fully booked so booked Saturday night well worth the wait absolutely gorgeous lovely friendly staff and great menu and ambience we had prawn and chorizo and monkfish for starters ennisrone duo of black pig and chicken fettuccine Excellent value for money and will be back again next time I'm in ennisrone will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Contemporary, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Enniscrone, Ireland (Formerly Aiit Eile @ Gilroys)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Enniscrone
  • Phone Number: +353 96 37222
A truly unique location - by the beach and yet centrally located on the Square in Enniscrone and on the Wild Atlantic Way. After you've let the sea air refresh you, treat yourself to a visit to Ait Eile Bistro. Ait Eile is operated by Enniscrone local, Anne O'Dowd and her partner Mark Tickle. Anne is passionate about the hospitality industry having worked in restaurants and various eateries in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Anne's aim is to use these influences to create a restaurant with fabulous food, a relaxing environment and with high levels of customer service. With locally sourced ingredients, a fresh healthy approach is taken to preparing and cooking dishes that are authentic to the region and packed full of flavour. Anne and Mark have employed a dedicated team and pride themselves in the high levels of customer service that they provide. And with Gilroys Bar just up the stairs, Ait Eile is a popular choice for all occasions. Ait Eile offers a booking service and is open 7 days a week, with a la carte and early bird menus available.

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