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The Glen Tavern

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
2 Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 411 380
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb stew” (22 reviews)
“cottage pie” (11 reviews)
“fish and chips” (24 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for dinner with the family while on vacation. The staff here is really nice and the pub is classic in its decor. We started off with phyllo-wrapped prawns and wings followed up by fish and chips, the pork loin and burgers. All were...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We want looking for a good place for our last night on vacation and passed by the tavern. The sayings written outside were funny as could be. So we looked inside, the tavern was clean and inviting. For there it got better, the waitress was...More

Thank markfprovost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous staff . Great atmosphere here if you fancy a few pints or a bite to eat 😋 Nice toasties and lasagne

Thank Kinsy4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for some tea and had some good meals here- fish and chips and a burger were all ordered. The portions were great and only a few fish bones made my meal a little disappointing. Good Guinness on offer and the music was fab...More

1  Thank sainth545
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi sainth545, thanks for taking the time to review us! We’re so glad that you enjoyed your experience here, and are so sorry you were disappointed to find fish bones. Given that all our produce is fresh and locally sourced, this unfortunately is bound to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of drink in this bar/restaurant. Gone for dinner here a couple of times and really enjoy it all the dinners I’ve seen so far on the menu have been great hearty portions for great value. I love the homemade chunky chips! Really nice...More

2  Thank Aoife M
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aoife, thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We’re delighted you enjoy our food and drinks and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again! Gerry

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just had the pleasure of dining here this evening. From the minute I walked in I was welcomed and nothing was too much trouble. I sat outside and ordered the fish and chips I had been craving all day. I also ordered a wheat...More

1  Thank sassyj160
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi sassyj160, Seriously that’s an unbelievably cool review, thank you so much ‼️ It was lovely to meet you & looking forward to see you again. The stew won’t disappoint, but try it with the White Gypsy ‘Ruby’ Red Ale 👍, Best Wishes, Ger

Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were on our way to Galway and decided to stop in at the Glen Tavern as we passed through Limerick. That was a great decision. It's a true local pub that also is very welcoming to travelers. I ordered the Irish stew and it...More

1  Thank Steve A
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Steve, Delighted you enjoyed your stop in at the Glen. We’re always happy to welcome people passing through, and lucky to be able to give them a taste of a range of craft beers. Thanks so much for taking the time to review us,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Food choice and quality were excellent. Staff very friendly and service prompt. Only draw back was that the property was very warm and lacked ventilation. This must however be considered in the light of the hottest summer for over 40 years. All together this location...More

Thank Richiedino
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Richiedino, Thanks for your positive feedback, and for taking the time to review us. Unfortunately that kind of good weather is rare for Limerick, and as such very few places have good air conditioning. We totally understand the comment though, and appreciate your honesty....More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

This pub was right around the corner from our Airbnb, so we dropped in the first night. The atmosphere was what we had expected of a traditional Irish pub. FIFA World Cup was on every TV, there was no blaring music to interfere with conversations....More

1  Thank SarahWentson
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have your family visit us while you were in Limerick. We really hope to see you again soon! All the best, Gerry (& Sinéad!)

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat. The service was great and we were looked after very well. The food was hot and delicious. We both enjoyed what we had. Staff friendly. A nice pub for a drink or food. Pleased we found it. Would...More

1  Thank Rachelann9
Ger C, Owner at The Glen Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Rachelann9, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. We’re so happy you had a nice time, and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Gerry

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 411 380
  • E-mail
The Glen Tavern is situated in the heart of Limerick just off the main artery of O’Connell St. A warm welcoming pub, all the convenience of city life but very much a family run establishment.Known for it’s great value lunches and daily specials, all dietary needs are catered for and children’s portions are available.We cater for parties and have a function area for all occasions – parties, meetings etc.The Glen is a great sporting pub, hurling, soccer, golf and rugby to name but a few. All sports are catered for and all games can be watched live on our many t.vs and screens.We take pride in keeping our traditions so specials of the house like Irish Stew and Irish Coffees are available daily. A sample of our lunch menu is attached, although our homemade soups and specials change daily.A lively pub with live music, good beer, great pint and wholesome food.Traditional Irish music sessions on Monday nights.
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