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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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“fish and chips” (123 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (21 reviews)
“lamb stew” (24 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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1 - 10 of 1,722 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

As above, went here on a Christmas night out. This is a lovely bar lovely staff and great entertainment.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank philipB b
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been here a few times,most recently just for drinks. Attentive staff,quick service at bar. Not too busy so lots of choice for seats. Live music and traditional dancing by chance on night of visit. Very enjoyable. Drinks good. Toilets clean. Good location by the river.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank evanderhorrified
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our work Christmas party it was a blast...they were lovely there the crowd in the bar are around 30 plus Lovely bar

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Funrun2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Thursday evening . Bar was very busy with the after work crowd , lots of parties celebrating the festive season ! Food and service were TOP class but the winning factor for me was the atmosphere. Live music and a lovely young...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jimbarnes-85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was pretty nice but when I made a reservation for 5 people and arrived with my family at 9 o'clock my table wasn't ready not only that we received a table too small with a view on another table with my name written on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roman P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner on a Monday evening after just arriving in Limerick. It was cozy and welcoming inside, just the perfect charming local atmosphere, with a picturesque spot among the quay. Had a wonderful local red ale and then the food arrived...divine! Fresh local...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Pscote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my 3rd visit to The Locke Bar and yet again it never fails to delight! Such a cosy and welcoming atmosphere, superbly looked after, clean and modern. Again we enjoyed the wings...they are just amazing. We were served by friendly staff who could...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank tasty23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant mid week jaunt with decent grub and traditional music/dancing thrown in for good measure. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Spandau45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For food and local music. We were there last night The staff work so hard to keep everything clean tidy and tables cleared. The fish pie and grilled plaice were excellent. And the apple crumble. Irish dancing girl and two guys on guitars were excellent

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank nirvana90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on a Wednesday and it was very pleasurable. The service and food was very good and good value. Get the oysters!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BruceSWB
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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

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, Groups, Bar Scene, View, 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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