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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%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food here is always reliable and is probably the reason they are always busy. That and the fact that they have great front of house staff that keep it running like clockwork.

Thank Cas1077
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was fast. DH had sea bass on Asian greens and I had salmon with a crab crust which was served on a potato and onion mash and garnish with potato straws. Both meals were served with vegetables including buttered potatoes. Both meals were...More

Thank MarjofromBrissie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very good and the service was good as well. The Resturant is attached to the Old Ground Hotel so if you are staying there it makes it extra convenient.

Thank Jacqueline F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some dinner in this bar while we stayed in Ennis for a few days. The staff were very helpful and there was plenty of staff on hand. We were lucky to arrive at a good time and had no problem getting a seat....More

Thank tanya o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in the Old Ground and this is the bar to the hotel. We spent a very pleasant part of the evening in here last night listening to a jam session of Irish music. The Guinness was good and not a rip-off price either... great...More

Thank Traveller53Wiltshire
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights in the Old Ground Hotel and had dinner 2 times in the bar. It was very busy but staff were attentive in finding a table and supplying menus. Both nights it was so delicious. Probably the best burger I ate....More

Thank Dominique r
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Having had a four hour delay at our airport of departure we were literally starving when we reached Shannon Airport. A quick trip to Ennis allowed us to make this restaurant just before it closed. The steaks were delicious, served on a bed of potato...More

Thank Dec60_13
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Can't go wrong with any kind of a meal here. Their & dinner menu it outstanding as well as the food. Love their service. We'll be back!

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Excellent food and service. Very friendly and efficient staff Recommend booking early as gets very busy any time or day of the week.

Thank 85sylvia61
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We always have a great meal when we come here. Portions are big but it’s all good stuff.. very friendly accommodating staff. It does get really busy at lunch time any day of the week but that’s not surprising. Is worth a visit if in...More

Thank AnnaMT
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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