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Poet's Corner Bar

) #4 of 73 Restaurants in Ennis $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
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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1 - 10 of 555 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a moderately priced Irish dinner c. Decided on PCB. Arrived about 6:30 pm. Put on waitlist and went to the bar for drinks. Guinness and Smithwicks (spelling?) plus a vodka tonic. Table ready in twenty minutes as promised. Fionnuala was our server. Delightful!...More

Thank ejm99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best sticky toffee pudding I have ever had. Fabulous seafood, traditional Irish offerings and creative alternatives. The wait staff here were the best we had on our trip through Ireland - I would move to Ennis just so I could eat here on a...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the Old Ground Hotel and ate both nights in the bar. It was very busy but staff were attentive in finding a table and supplying menus. Menu had a great variety of dishes at very reasonable prices. I had...More

1  Thank Misspettie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar is part of The Old Ground hotel set-up though none the worse for that. It serves good bar-food and tables can be reserved. While we were there, there was traditional music in the bar every evening.

1  Thank tony_goode
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Poet's Corner in the Old Ground Hotel on the last night of our 9 day visit to Ireland! From the moment I walked in, I knew I would love it. The ambiance was perfect and the service was excellent, not...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had the most enjoyable time at The Poets Corner Bar. It was busy but not annoyingly so. Service was phenomenal and the beers went down a treat! Would recommend this bar to everyone! Can't wait to come back!!!

Thank Ally S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Ennis, we stopped at the Poet's Corner Bar for a bite. We ordered the cod skewers. They were excellent as was the wine. It's a beautiful old pub with great woodwork. The bar and restaurant were very busy. Many locals here on their...More

Thank ChajuBenree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in on a Friday night great live TRAD music! Very friendly atmosphere for locals and tourist! Go early for seating and enjoy a real Irish night!

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here our first night. Food was good and service was wonderful. Live music started about 9 pm and the place was packed with locals enjoying the Irish music. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank edgefield2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Poet's Corner Bar! It was our last night in Ireland before flying out of Shannan. Great pint of beer and met some very friendly locals. Highly recommend!

Thank DoriLei
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What time does it open each day
28 June 2016|
Response from IBpcully | Reviewed this property |
12-9 is what I read..
Donna W
Please make our reservation for Monday July 11th at 7:00 p.m. in your restaurant for 3 adults. Please send me a confirmation. Thank you so much. Donna Wenger
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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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