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The River Restaurant

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Ennis Road | The Limerick Strand, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 421 800
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Woking, Surrey
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285 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I mentioned in my review of the hotel, my dinner in the River Restaurant was very disappointing - tasteless and severely over-cooked and yet described, by the server, as freshly prepared! I would be very surprised if the main had not seen the inside of a plastic bag that it had been boiled in!

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Thank CesmeTraveller
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two meals in the restaurant,the first with our family,one of which is very restricted in what he can eat.The staff went all out to satisfy he requirements with patience and good humour.All the food was good and served well,quickly and hot.The second meal was just the two of us and the meal was excellent,we had a lovely meal... More 

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Thank Rosemary1913
Wirral
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff found us a table though we had not booked. Excellent friendly service and nice views of the river. Food was beautiful.

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Thank Beanbag2013
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I eat there on consecutive evenings and was impressed by the choice and then the quality of the meals. The staff were very helpful and engaging also.

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Thank GolfAmigo
Delmar, New York
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463 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited Limerick, Ireland in September, 2016 and stayed at the Limerick Strand Hotel. This restaurant is their mainstay for meals and we had may lovely buffet breakfasts each morning of our stay. On our final night in Limerick, we decided to take advantage of a special they ran for 2 couples. A Set price menu that included a bottle... More 

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Thank Edward2651
Killorglin, Ireland
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192 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Lovely atmosphere from your arrival moment. Professional, well trained staff look after your personal preferences. Great menu. Good wine and bar service. Friendly bar next door to catch up on tv sport or chat to locals

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Thank WillieoReilly
Limerick, Ireland
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had Sunday lunch here last Sunday. We got a warm welcome on arrival with a free glass of prosecco. The view from the dining room is magnificent. We were looked after extremely well by the staff. For the set price we could eat all we wanted. We both had a beef dinner which was well cooked with a great... More 

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Thank Mike15abg
East Amherst, NY
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had dinner at this hotel several times and it was very good and reasonably priced. Service was very good. In the morning they have a very nice breakfast buffet that was included in the price

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Thank KathyEastAmherst_NY
Limerick, Ireland
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230 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Three of us, (C, little K, and I) are back for Sunday lunch. Darragh gave us a warm welcome as well as glasses of Prosecco. For my starter I had a shrimp salad..........lovely. For our mains, C and I had the lovely ROAST BEEF. I like my beef well done, so Chef Seán had it browned for me. It was... More 

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Thank noelglee
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I was with my young daughters who wanted a lovely meal out in this a rare weekend with just the three of us. Whilst the service was friendly and the food, on balance, good, the service was inattentive. The glassware on the table was not polished with water marks and dishwasher clouding. The fork prongs were bent. Our plates were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 38
Cuisine
European, Irish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ennis Road | The Limerick Strand, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 421 800
Description
The River Restaurant at the Limerick Strand Hotel offers a truly special dining experience overlooking the magnificent River Shannon. An emphasis on fresh, seasonal produce all of our food is traceable and where possible we use locally sourced produce. Our team, the menus, the setting and above all the food ensure that The River Restaurant is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Limerick. Tom Flavin Executive Chef awarded 'Best Chef Limerick' at the Irish Restaurant Awards 2013 & 2014. Best Breakfast 2014, Hotel Catagory 2014 Georgina Campbell Awards.

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