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Town Hall Cafe

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Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
10:00 - 21:45
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Sun 12:00 - 21:45
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:45
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poynton, cheshire, uk
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was visiting a friend who had eaten here previously and thought I'd like it. It was a busy lunchtime service but we got a table for two straight away and were quickly served. I was tempted by everything on the menu and wasn't disappointed with my final order. Water was served automatically and the coffee was great too.

Thank jillwindyridge
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether it's for lunch and a glass of wine with a friend or for dinner in the evening, the town hall is always a regular of mine! It has a lovely atmosphere and a super tasty menu! They have freshly made desserts and cakes to accompany a coffee and please every sweet tooth and are a must try. Allow extra... More 

Thank Aisling B
County Clare, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to meet friends or stop for coffee or lunch when shopping as in the heart of Ennis & attached to the Old Ground Hotel which is full of character & is located alongside lots of shops & quaint streets.

Thank 2017Maggie
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just to say how lucky we are to have such an amazing venue such as this, in Ennis County Clare. Keep up the good work.

Thank John G
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at Old Ground and while we were looking to leave hotel for dinner, looking for something nice, we opted for Town Hall due to its varied fish menu. Food was excellent and I was able to order a Cosmo, served perfectly. Only quibble was that the "grilled" halibut and John Dory combo was not grilled, but either... More 

Thank Miketheworldtraveler
Ennis, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family meal to celebrate a birthday here. The food was excellent, the staff were very attentive and the atmosphere was serene. Plenty to choose from on the menu. The birthday girl was given a special dessert plate with a birthday message on it which added to our celebration. No rushing people out the door. Will be back in... More 

Thank juliegmalone
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 2 very nice sirloins today in town hall very friendly efficient staff restaurant was busy we were asked to wait in the bar and within 5 minutes we were asked to a table Restaurant supervisor can't remember her name Eastern European lady all credit to her Normally have lamb balls on a week day for about ten euro but... More 

1 Thank justin o
Emmitsburg, Md
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168 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

While staying at the Old Ground Hotel, happened into the Town Hall in the late afternoon. The server was extraordinary and could not have been more gracious. She really went the extra mile. The Seafood Chowder was, surely, one of the best I had ever tasted anywhere - very memorable. In contrast to the hotel pub next door, this place... More 

2 Thank Michael R
County Clare, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Town Hall has a wonderful atmosphere, consistently excellent food and friendly and efficient staff. Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Highland56
County Clare, Ireland
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I regularly go here when we want a nice evening. The service is always excellent and the food is just perfect! I go for lunch there when I want something different to the usual and when meeting friends. You are never rushed and the atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. Love!

Thank AshNC915

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 689 2333
  • This restaurant is at The Old Ground
The Town Hall provides excellent food from local produce in an historic setting surrounded by original art. It has been rated by Paolo Tuillo, renowned restaurant critic as Best Value Restaurant in Ireland in 2013. Favourite dishes include Herb crusted Rack of Burren Lamb, Port and Redcurrant jus, Miltown Malby Crab tasting plate with a Crab Cake on coconut aioli, grilled Crab Claw with lime and dill mayonnaise.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?