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The Locke

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€€ - €€€Irish, , European
3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 413 733
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (109 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (17 reviews)
“lamb stew” (21 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a big fan of Dolores O’Riordan, my being at Limerick was quite a plan. We arrived in the afternoon of April 17, 2018, checking in the hotel, exploring the town and looking up on the net where we could see the local performance which...More

1  Thank Cher C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place, great relaxing atmosphere and really great food. The management and staff where outstanding. During our week stay in Limerick we went back several times, always the same warm welcome. I would like to personally thank Kevin, during each visit it was like seeing...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good local bar scene with large choice of Irish styled menu. Good bar variety. Very fun for local music, singing, and presentation dancing. Always crowded and fun for tourists

1  Thank mastaple
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of the front desk staff of Limerick City Hotel...I had locally brewed treaty city lager, the cheese burger my wife had the asparagus mushroom tart, both were exceptional. They have live traditional Celtic music and dancing every night! It was...More

1  Thank wmbguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great pub with great food. Good ambiance. Plenty of choices for drinks. They have the best seafood chowder I know of. I go there nearly everyday when I’m in Limerick.

1  Thank Jimmyhatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five ate here and although we ate out each night during our stay, it was the only place that we found live music and dancing for us early birds. The food was good and so was the location, right along the river...More

1  Thank Lfliny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub with traditional music and dancing, mix of Irish and tourist so very nice . Friendly staff and good selection of beers

1  Thank _christinenfraser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently organised a night out for work as a fundraiser for local charity. From the moment I made contact with Jack, he and other members of staff were super helpful. Serving tasty finger food. Service was top notch. Well done The Locke, will definitely be...More

1  Thank BeautyDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife came here for a Meal and it was just perfect the food was simply sublime staff couldn’t have done enough and the entertainment was just excellent we had a truly amazing evening

2  Thank pods
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great spot...fantastic atmosphere & a great pint...irish music & dancing all night great night out...

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Questions & Answers
17 June 2015|
Response from Jack C | Property representative |
Hi Kate, yes we have - we have live trad and Irish dancing 7 nights a week - Sunday to Thursday 5pm-7pm Irish music and Irish dancing , and again 9pm - 11pm Live trad Friday Saturday - 5pm -7pm Irish music and Irish... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 413 733
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The Locke Bar is one of Limerick's best loved traditional Irish bars and seafood restaurants in the heart of Limerick City's medieval quarter. The Locke is synonymous in Limerick as well as further afield for its genuine Irish hospitality, incredible atmosphere and unforgettable music sessions. If it's traditional Irish music that you're after then The Locke is just the right place for you! Winter 2017 timetable for Irish dancing - Our traditional Irish music 7 Irish dancing kick off at 9pm - 11pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday . Friday & Saturday 7pm -9pm and everyone is welcome! Food is served 7 days a week until 10pm, with a full range of breakfast, lunch and dinner options available throughout the day. The Locke is Limerick's finest gastro pub, situated on the site of one of Limerick's oldest pubs dating back to 1724. Our traditional Irish pub is situated beside the city's most historical landmarks: St. Mary's Cathedral, King John's Castle & The Hunt Museum. This Olde World pub lies on a tree lined quay overlooking the Abbey River. Old wood panelling & open fires make it the perfect place to snuggle down in the winter & in summer you can sit outside in the beautiful riverside setting. No visit to Limerick is complete without a visit to The Locke. The Locke Bar is Limerick's number one Private Party venue for all occasions. With 5 private bars available including Limerick's newest entertainment venue, The Loft, we can cater for up to 350 people, whether it is birthdays, corporate functions, family gatherings, engagements, weddings, hens & stags or something else - all occasions are catered for. We have a wide variety of fresh finger food selections to suit all tastes and all occasions. Whether it's a few mates or a large birthday celebration The Locke Bar Limerick is there to help. And with our heated balcony/smoking area all on the one level, smokers can relax in comfort. Here at The Locke Bar we have traditional Irish music & dance 7 days a week! Our Irish music with Irish dancing .
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