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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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb stew” (21 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 George's Quay, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an awful expierence here as a local im shocked to say the level of rudeness and descrimination was very wrong.. we had been around 2.30 as myself nd work friends went for a holiday break up drink when 2 drinks in and who i...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a delight to go to The Locke! Food is never to disappoint! My favorite is the fish and chips!!!! Batter so thin, the way it is supposed to be! Fish gates delicious! Friendly staff! Great atmosphere and music! Ty guys! Cheers!!!!!

1  Thank alessandra f
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for the second time with my wife and friends. Weather was beautiful and outdoor seating was fab! Enjoyed some drinks and oysters, then feasted on cod & fries! Was really delicious! Would definitely think of coming here again the next time I am...More

1  Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Traveling from the states, we were looking for a fun pub with live music and the hotel recommended the Locke. This place more than exceeded our expectations! The live music was local and excellent same as the service. We were welcomed by the manager Rhea...More

1  Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pub has a special room for parties which makes it a great place to have special events Bar staff very friendly & drinks are of a high quality Lovely trad session in main bar very entertaining Pub atmosphere was electric

1  Thank maryibor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So surprised at the bad service and rude bar tenders, I will never return and I don't recommend anyone to go unless they want to be disappointed

1  Thank Mary1B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yummy food, excellent entertainment! We stayed for the entire dancing and music show. Quit talented young people. Our waitress was a doll and so sweet. Attentive to our party of 8!

1  Thank Jurassika
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PUB next to the canal, you can sit outdoors if the weather is nice. The kitchen is nice as well: The Sticky toffee pudding and the fisherman's pie are highly recommended;-) Sometimes though it can be really busy and therefore noisy...

2  Thank xarisandspyros
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a local, so a group of us went in for a few drinks. It was quite crowded but had a lively atmosphere with live music and a friendly, chatty dancer.

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I were trekking around Limerick in search for a lively bar with good drinks, food and football. Let me say the Locke was the perfect place! The atmosphere was great, the bar snacks we ordered were delicious and they were showing the...More

1  Thank Ashlyn V
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, 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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