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Review of The Locke

The Locke
Ranked #16 of 342 Restaurants in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 10 - USD 31
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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 .
Reviewed 20 July 2018 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!!!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank alessandraf803
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

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 in Lim City!
Though this place does look like a "tourist trap"....fear not, just come with some of your local friends and enjoy the craic!

Date of visit: May 2018
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1  Thank Steve Y
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 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 and great service by Kate. We went there two nights in a row since the food was also delicious!
Atmosphere also amazing with tables outside by the river and a Victorian style upstairs for parties.
We recommend this quaint little pub to everyone for any type of occasion!
Cheers from Arizona!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Kelli S
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank maryibor
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Mary1B
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