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) #8 of 73 Restaurants in Ennis ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9264
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviews (403)
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first meal in Ireland after flying into Shannon airport. Rick Steves had stated that the food was better than average Pub food. We had no comparison, but we found the food, service, and coffee excellent. I decided to try this dessert that...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling from North Mayo to Cork yesterday I wanted a place to relax for a while, have a good meal after 3 days camping and watch the hurling. I stopped in Ennis, took a chance on Knox's and didn't I hit the jackpot. A very...More

Thank puntospilot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a table of four. Service was extremely slow and there was no reason it should have been slow which is why I gave an average review. Food was good.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going for dinne here The Resturant is so clean and tidy. The staff are so nice and the service is amazing. I would highly recommend the steak here it's so good. Also they make an amazing Long Island cocktail.

Thank lorraine15th
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on our last night in Ireland and what a wonderful experience. This place was recommended to us by the owner of the B and B. We took a high table and the bartender came and took our orders. As we were sitting there...More

Thank gammij
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family visit on Sunday of bank holiday. Good attentive staff and the food was lovely and not overpriced. We had chicken wings, burger and chips and the curry and all were tasty.

Thank SineadTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth d trip,fantastic steaks Nd battered fish,gr8 service v efficient.baileys coffees fab too

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great atmosphere, not just typical pub decor. Open two story bar area with a bicycle handing from the ceiling.There are three different levels the restaurant is on the 2nd and 3rd floorsI had the vegetarian burger. It looked good but was a bit bland. I...More

Thank 4tires
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had a good time at this pub for dinner. Hubs had fish and chips and I had the last order of roast and they were both to die for. I can't imagine pub food this good in the states.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The service was tough as I think they were short staffed but the aTmosphere was good with a lot of locals. We tried the assortment appetizer. The wings were good but the wrap around the shrimp was too thick and chewy and took away from...More

Thank Michele O
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.25 km away
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.05 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 65 682 9264
  • E-mail
In the heart of the bustling town of Ennis, Knox's is an enduringly popular local pub and bistro with an engaging and convivial atmosphere, establishing it as one of the most popular venues for nightlife and entertainment. Exposed stone and brickwork and wooden beams give the interior a rustic charm, while fresh local produce sets off the brasserie-style dishes on the menu in the upstairs restaurant. All sporting events including Championship hurling and football, Premiership games, Champions League, Six Nations and the Heineken Cup are all shown live in the bar. The resident DJs and live music will have you dancing and with the late night bar extension from Thursday to Sunday, Knox's keeps the lively and friendly crowd buzzing late into the night. Knox's is the ideal entertainment venue with Live Music five nights a week as well as DJs, pub quizzes and lots more. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the bar for all customers.
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