Best Restaurants in Ennis
Ennis is a great place to visit for those interested in history, ecology, architecture and more. Ennis also hosts a wonderful variety of restaurants, from those using local produce from the Atlantic, to those serving food inspired from India or Italy.
Town Hall Bistro
Located in what was formerly Ennis' Town Hall, this eatery offers a modern and creative style of cooking and is one of the town's most popular eateries for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is an historical space surrounded by original art by new Irish artists, including Donald Teskey, Cecil Maguire and Mick O'Dea. They also offer excellent coffee and freshly baked scones mid-morning and an afternoon tea with a slice of Berry Crumble or Pear and Chocolate Tart.
Winner of the prestigious AA Rosette Awarded in recognition of fine cuisine and service, Legends Restaurant at Temple Gate Hotel is an excellent dining choice in Ennis. The head chef and professional team ensure that only the finest, freshest produce is used when preparing their creative dishes. Guests can choose from their a la carte or early bird menu each evening from 6pm until 9.30pm and their popular Sunday lunch menu between 13:00 and 15:00 every Sunday.
An old favourite, The Cloister Restaurant & Bar on Abbey Street in the heart of the medieval quarter of Ennis, re-opened in 2012 and continues to offer great food and attentive service. This beautiful restaurant is within the Ennis Friary Cloistral buildings and courtyard which date back to medieval times and provide the perfect backdrop to one of the best meals you will ever eat. Whether you eat in the restaurant or the bar area, the hosting and service is flawless.
Brogan's is one of the oldest family-run traditional bar and restaurant in Ennis. For 35 years, Brogan’s Bar has served high quality, locally-sourced food from noon from an all-day menu prepared by local chefs in the kitchen. Good wines and crafts beers are also available.
The Storehouse restaurant
Situated above the historic Knox’s pub, this trendy restaurant is a hidden gem in the centre of Ennis. A cosy contemporary space ideal for families, groups, events or just those looking for tasty food in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Whether you pick a spacious booth or a romantic table for two over-looking Ennis’s main Abbey Street, you will find a warm welcome, accommodating staff and inspiring dishes. The menu offers something for everyone with an early bird special and an excellent value, tasty 3-course dinner beautifully presented.
The Dining Room
The Dining Room serves fine food, using only the freshest ingredients with the pick of the catch for seafood dishes coming from the nearby Atlantic. The restaurant itself has a warm and inviting atmosphere and is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, offering an extensive menu and wine list. The Dinning Room caters for parties up to 25, or you can hire the entire restaurant for a larger party. The chef can prepare dishes for those with special dietary requirements and there is a special kids menu too.
Tulsi is one of the best Indian restaurants in Ennis for quality curries in sophisticated and luxury surroundings. The menu includes local ingredients like Tandoori Mackerel, a fish that can happily take these spices. The classics of Seehk Kebab, Chicken Tikka, Tandoori and the lamb Boti Kebab all come together on a sharing platter for two hungry meat lovers to share, with spiced Indian tea with milk as a beverage. Vegetarians are spoiled for choice on the menu too.