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“We just went for a seafood chowder as this is our benchmark dish for Irish restaurant quality and the result was fantasc”

Cloister Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 118 Restaurants in Ennis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$51
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Situated in the heart of medieval Ennis. This is a modern restaurant that serves fresh locally sourced produce. Wonderful to visit for a light bar meal during the day or more inventive cuisine in the evenings.
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great attention received tempted on lots else to go back and try as there are a varity of daily specials which look interesting

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2  Thank 790gus
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We had a lovely lunch in the Cloister on Saturday 10th. October 2015. I opted for Lamb's liver and it arrived on a bed of mash and a magnificent sauce/gravy - accompanied by a variety of vegetables. Delicious, delectable and delightful are the superlatives appropriate to my meal. Noreen and Dermot ( Proprietors) were on hand with a real Irish Welcome. We were served by Lisa who was, both friendly and efficient. We had a problem in starting our car- after our meal- and Dermot offered himself and his chefs, to give a push, but luckily we didn't need their assistance. Mile Buiochas Cloister.

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6  Thank Aidan W
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

The food was exceptional, very nice ambiance and the service was terrific...this was one of the top meals we had in Ireland

5  Thank Jerry J
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Truly enjoyed dinner. My wife enjoyed seafood chowder and I had excellent gnocchi with duck confit. We both then had very good poached salmon. Service was good and exceptionally friendly. You'll enjoy.

5  Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Would highly recommend the Cloister for a private party. Great atmosphere and decor with large terrace. Staff were so friendly, helpful, accommodating and professional. Lots of little special touches which made it feel very special. The food was truly yummy and the service was flawless. Really good value for money!

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4  Thank sarahrosalieoconnell
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