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The Locke

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 413 733
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (106 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (15 reviews)
“lamb stew” (17 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is very beautiful inside the staff are very friendly the atmosphere in there is great there are heaters outside to keep you warm while looking out near the river it is very close to the city centre

1  Thank 1999FoodLover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with 2 friends to grab some food and a beer , and that's exactly what we got it's what we wanted it was a great place

1  Thank Irish C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped by twice and enjoyed both time. Nice fire places and a very homey feel. Love the Stone in the dining area we ate which was near the kitchen. We had a salad and split the fish dinner special. It was Sea Bass and...More

1  Thank PatAlphaBeta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really good, one of the nicest meals out we've had in a long time- good-quality and very tasty! The staff there are very friendly and efficient. Would highly recommend

1  Thank sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon a recommendation from our concierge, we walked from our hotel in city center across the river to The Locke. It was crowded and we had to wait for a table about 8 p.m. The waitress was friendly and attentive. There was live music, so...More

Thank Tamara N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone said we had to go there and they where right the two piece was great and than they had a lady cone out and step dance it was so cool. Lots of hen parties at the bar get there early for the traditional music

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect spot for a drink in the long evenings of the summer. There's a nice selection of good beers and of course the river-side outdoor seating is really what you're there for. Some tables are shaded under trees so there are definitely...More

1  Thank Kate D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place with yummy seafood specials and bar food. They also have live music and excellent service.

1  Thank ChrisFaraon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being in Limerick on a Tuesday evening, we were pleased to see The Locke was bustling and lively. We enjoyed a couple of pints of Guinness and excellent pub fare. The Seafood Pie is a must and the Irish Stew one of the best we'd...More

1  Thank ZA_world
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I come to Ireland every November for our wedding anniversary. We always make a point to go to the Locke Bar at least twice! Great atmosphere and even better food. The lamb stew is one of our favorites. But the staff truly...More

1  Thank cfstrawn
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Nearby Attractions
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.09 km away
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.13 km away
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.32 km away
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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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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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