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Queens Hotel & Nightclub | Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 354E+11
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just wanted bar food barman gets me the menu and person at the bar recommends the burger.... I say to the person at the bar, you must have had a different menu, because it's not on the menu, and the barman says, "you can have a burger, but it's not on the menu... just in case you fancy one.

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Thank Garry B
Ennis, Ireland
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really several venues in one, in the front bar you can expect irish traditional music most weekday nights and then at weekends you'll find one of a variety of top covers bands that play anything from,rock,pop, to reggae. Also towards the rear of the building there is an entireiy seperate venue "The Sanctuary" which hosts full tilt... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

In the winter, at least, Cruises is the only bar with live music on a Tuesday night. It was a traditional Irish session, wonderfully done, with musicians coming and going. Old, historic building with wall from original abbey from the 1100s.

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Thank Miketheworldtraveler
West Palm Beach, Florida
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1,110 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 829 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

It's quiet early on so one can view the architecture--stone floors, wooden beams, antique tables and chairs. The music starts around 9:30-10 and is a true taste of local culture and charm.

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Thank DoloresJacoby
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We heard live music while walking past so we went in for a pint and ended up staying until bar close! Very friendly staff and the music was good.

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Thank Sam K
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat here but had been wandering around Ennis after 9:30 and found a traditional music night at Cruises. It was great! 9 musicians playing irish music and having a great time doing it. Live music every night, definitely stop in for a pint after dinner.

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Thank Tim M
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

During our day trip to this small cosy city that Ennis is, we got caught by a veeery heavy rain (welcome to Ireland, folks!) and decided to look for shelter and grab a pint in the meantime. We randomly chose this place because it looked decent from the outside, but the interior was one hundred times better looking! Cruises has... More 

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Thank Daniela M
Dublin
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16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

No seasoning used in any of the dishes. Seafood chowder was watery and fish was chewing gum. Hamburger was burnt to a crisp, black and tasteless. Will never go back, absolutely horrific food

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New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were looking for traditional music, and although unadvertised for a Wednesday night, Cruises had the best. By the end of the evening a 5 piece group of musicians had increased to 11 and it was fabulous. It was a lot of fun, and clearly families were included - 11 pm, but the children of the various musicians were wandering... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The food was bad, the cutlery was dirty as well as the table tops and the staff were indifferent. it was just like a fast food restaurant, wouldn't go again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Hotel & Nightclub | Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Ennis
  • Phone Number: +353 354E+11
  • This restaurant is at Queens Hotel & Night Club
Description
Wonderful atmosphere for a sing-along, and one can enjoy listening to many famous musicians nightly during the Summer. Come and enjoy a 'session' with many of Clare's well known musicians. The pub gets its name from a famous tailor who resided in the area, made famous by the song "Spancill Hill" which has the June Fair held in the locality each year.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?