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Town Hall Cafe

Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 689 2333
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:45 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Cafe, Seafood, Central European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street | Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a party of 14 for dinner without specifying what the occasion was. Just after we ordered our food the restaurant manager Mary brought two helium balloons to our table congratulating my partner and I on our engagement. Everyone except my mother ordered a...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just after a fab family meal in the Town Hall with our mother, sister, aunts and cousins...thanks Mary, the Manager on duty, for your superb service which made our night out so special - my Aunts lovely the comfortable chairs you made for them and...More

Thank Geraldine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us had a great evening here. We had booked for dinner as we know how popular this venue is. Lovely fresh bread and rolls brought to the table as soon as we were seated. Menus given out by very pleasant waitress. Great interaction...More

Thank Maureen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 4 to the Town Hall, party of 12. Lovely table overlooking a magnificent painting, chowder amazing, shank melt in the mouth, hake, chicken all top class... Malachy our waiter brilliant, gave us super attention... Desserts to die for.... We'll done.. We'll be back

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in on a busy Friday night and the service was exceptional. Speedy and efficient and really polite. Duck starter was quite fatty but very tasty. Irish beef dish was delicious with some lovely dauphinoise. Wine and puddings also fantastic. Would 100% recommend, worth the...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ave food nice room staff crazy busy around lunchtime;we had wraps not great considering the wait for lunch.the chips came out cold and tasteless;will reconsider this venue for lunch not worth the wait.

Thank billkid00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here while staying at the Old Ground during a tour of Ireland in November. We made advanced registrations. We were quickly seated and served promptly. This is one busy place with local residents and tourists. It was a pleasant surprise to find such...More

Thank myhrse11
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had Lunch here recently and found the Pub had a nice Atmosphere and was very busy which is always a good sign. The Bar-food was nice but just ordinary and we Had Soup first and bread, but the Roll was Hard and the Slice...More

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Mary served us and was warm and attentive without being ott! Mary is good at her job and helped us to choose the Atlantic seafood salad which was five star! The thai yellow seafood curry was also just the comfort food I needed! Very generous...More

1  Thank BrBrDuDu
Reviewed 7 November 2017

In Ennis for a business lunch the go to place is the town hall. attached to the old ground hotel the service and menu is always good. this is one of those places where you can be certain of the standard. I was there with...More

2  Thank Paul O
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Ericka C
3 February 2017|
Response from carmel s |
yes best food in ennis
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14 April 2015|
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Response from MaryGleeson | Property representative |
A delicious freshly cooked breakfast is always available in the hotel It can be in either restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Old Ground Hotel
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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