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Poet's Corner Bar

Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 8127
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vol au vent” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate in this pub on a Saturday evening at about 7.30pm. We had a short wait for a table at that time which would have been longer but other people had declined the table that we were offered as it was near the door...More

Thank tomfclucas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovly bar with a great atmosphere when ever you visit. Staff are very friendly,pleasant and welcoming. Great bar food or just coffee and scone. Very good value for money.

Thank Maureen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely lively, loud Irish pub that gets crowded early on. They have a friendly, efficient waitstaff along with a nice selection of bar food that includes sandwiches, burgers, lamb, pasta and steak. Overall, a wonderful choice and a memorable time.

Thank Francine N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called into the Poet's Corner with some friends from Dublin this afternoon, we were served very well by a lovely girl for our first round of orders but then we were approached by a young man who took our dessert and coffee order. I ordered...More

Thank Timetraveller52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice bar with uneven service. Drinks were okay but the live music was great. We would visit again if we stayed in Ennis.

Thank myhrse11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town just for the night and after touring all day wanted a quick light meal. The place was packed with people but the lovely waitress Lisa said she’d find me a table. I decided to eat at the bar so she took...More

Thank geoff c
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Service, quality and quantity all first class here. Lots of atmosphere to enjoy your meal, and staff are prompt without being over attentive. Book a table as its very popular. Mals are huge, and extremely tasty!

Thank Wombler661
Reviewed 9 November 2017

After about ten persons recommending this place we decided to go there and we met a typical Irish place with typical food and drinks and typical service )))

Thank marinavolkovaserova
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have been into this bar a few times, It is always busy and lively. The staff are quick to serve and friendly. A good spot for music.

Thank Gearoid B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Poet's corner is a quality restaurant/bar located within the Old Ground Hotel which itself is next to the cathederal in the center of Ennis. the menu is extensive and the quality of food and service is top notch. always busy I'd advise that one would...More

Thank Andrew P
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2016|
Response from IBpcully | Reviewed this property |
12-9 is what I read..
Donna W
4 March 2016|
Response from MaryGleeson | Property representative |
Thank you Donna, happy to confirm dinner x 3 in the Brendan O'Regan Room on July 11th in your name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 8127
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