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“As Good as Ever!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ait Eile at Gilroys

Ait Eile at Gilroys
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Enniscrone
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, Irish, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“As Good as Ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

This was the first time I had had dinner here - my meal was, once again, beautifully cooked and presented. I had sea bass with prawn and butter sauce. I just wish their winter opening hours included lunchtimes - sigh!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food, excellent value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

Steak was excellent, I dont normally eat sirloin but it was really good, got tiger prawns on the side and it was a massive plate of food when it arrived. Wings for a starter, again excellent and cheesecake dessert. My girlfriend has fishcakes and a fish main which we very fresh and she would recommend both (although maybe not together unless you really like fish!) All fantastic and very reasonably priced. As it is part of the pub you can get pints which was very handy, wine was also very nice.

Visited March 2012
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Athboy, Ireland
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A very busy restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

Had booked a table here for a Saturday night but when we arrived our table was not ready and the staff did not seem to be expecting us! The restaurant was very busy and the staff all a bit hassled. We eventually got seated at a tall table which was on the small side and not very comfortable to eat at. The restaurant was very very warm which again made us quite uncomfortable.
The food was ok .... there was sand in my scallops!
I wouldn't be in hurry to revisit this restaurant.

Visited February 2012
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Roscommon, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

I had a lovely meal here. I was visiting Enniscrone with friends for a wedding. This restaurant was recommended by our guest house. We had to wait on a table but it was certainty worth it. The atmosphere was very relaxing, the decor was beautiful and the food was great. The Lamb was cooked to perfection and I sampled a friend's pizza which was crispy and flavoursome.There was a a great variety to choose from on the menu. The house wine was divine and desserts went went down a treat. The staff were friendly and attentive.

Visited March 2012
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Chester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Very good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

Nice ambience, good food, varied menu and reasonable prices. Would definitely eat here again.

Visited March 2012
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