Irish in Ennis

Town Hall Cafe

Adjacent to, and affiliated with, the Old Ground Hotel, this smart bistro is in the stylishly resurrected old town hall. Local ingredients take centre stage on the menu: Clare lamb, Fergus Bay crab, Sixmilebridge fr…
Cafe in Ennis

Food Heaven

This small cafe-deli does a good job of living up to its ambitious name with creative and fresh fare. Omelettes such as goat's cheese and cherry tomato or mushroom and thyme are a highlight at breakfast. Be ready to…
Mediterranean in Ennis

Rowan Tree Cafe Bar

A one-time ballroom, the gorgeous main dining room of this cafe-bar in the Rowan Tree Hostel has high ceilings, fairy lights and the original 18th-century wooden floor, while tables outside have river views. Mediter…
Deli in Ennis

Ennis Gourmet Store

Gourmet produce – from Burren smoked salmon and whiskey marmalade to fine French wines – fills the shelves of this deli, which has a handful of seats inside and out. Simple but delicious dishes change daily but migh…
Cafe in Ennis


Six soups feature daily at this cosy cafe, such as goulash, roasted vegetable or chicken and tarragon, accompanied by brown bread and butter. Paninis, wraps and sandwiches offer further sustenance if you want to mak…
Market in Ennis

Ennis Farmers Market

Ennis' farmers market, 2.8km northeast of town, just off the R352, draws some of the county's best producers. All produce must be grown, reared, caught or made by the stallholder in Clare.
Cafe in Ennis


Bright, citrus-coloured Zest is the retail chain of Irish in-flight catering company EFG Inflight Ltd, which has its kitchens at Shannon Airport. Salads, soups, quiches, pastries and cakes are served at communal tab…