Clarion Hotel Limerick
Phone: (353) 61 444100
Fax: (353) 61 444101
This is an exceptionally fine restaurant overlooking the picturesque Quays in Limerick. The décor is subtle with cornflower shades and fine comfortable seating at tables trimmed with crisp linens. A variety of meat, fish and game dishes are on offer, along with creative vegetarian options for the less carnivorous. Quenelle's is referred to as the gourmet's choice for eating out in Limerick; just one visit and you will be convinced.
This idiosyncratic restaurant is located on Steamboat Quay adjacent to the river. Consequently, a window seat here offers fabulous views of the Shannon. The decor is art deco style and the restaurant follows an Australian theme. For the adventurous, one of the specials here is kangaroo steak. This is a fairly upmarket place and the food is excellently presented. The overall impression given is of cleanliness and class. Prices can be quite high, but both the food and the atmosphere are generally worth it.
The decor here is opulent and luxurious, lending a true taste of Indian style. Eastern Tandoori has the wide-ranging menu typical of all good Indian restaurants, offering everything from blazing vindaloo to mild and soothing coconut dishes. The breads and appetizers are not to be missed, but of course, the real pleaser's are the tandoori oven dishes. The service is superb, the food is excellent, and the prices remain competitive.
Located just outside Limerick city center, this pub is well worth a visit if you are a lover of good traditional Irish music. Accomplished musicians play here nightly and have established a worldwide reputation. Dolan's is lively yet remains cozy and intimate. Its licensed restaurant offers the best of local cuisine and is an ideal spot for couples although it can cater for much larger parties.
San Lorenzo in Limerick sticks to the most reliable and age-old formula of cooking: the use of fresh ingredients in all preparations. A part of the Fantastic Food and Wine chain, San Lorenzo promises efficient service and a true Italian dining experience to its visitors. And if you feel up for some liquid intake, sip coffee or wine at the bar area.
This is Limerick's oldest established bistro, situated in a restored 19th-century building with most of the original stonework still intact. Freddy's features superb food and has won awards from the Epicurean World Master Chefs. The a la carte menu emphasizes fresh seafood and steaks and also includes a variety of vegetarian options, resulting in a unique dining experience. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30p.
Find the Rogue Traders Restaurant on the first level of The Bank. No prizes for guessing where this place derived its name from. Yes, it used to be a bank back in the late 1700s. Although a full-fledged restaurant and bar now, patrons can still experience Rogue Trader's historical charm what with its old-time interiors. Walk upstairs from the main bar to find a cosy restaurant that offers candle-light dinners. With a capacity of about 100, the Rogue Traders provides private space for couples. So, if you want to impress your date with dinner in a romantic and intimate environment, head upstairs to the Rogue.
Situated on Limerick's main street, this is family style Italian cooking at its best. The restaurant has a comfortable intimate Neapolitan atmosphere, seemingly far away from the noise of the city centre. A variety of excellent Italian dishes are on offer, including pizzas and pasta containing the secrets of the best Italian chefs.
Located on the salubrious Crescent area of O'Connell Street, this basement restaurant provides an intimate dining experience. As the Thai Gourmet has grown in popularity since opening, it is certainly advisable to book ahead. The best of Thai food is served in an authentic atmosphere. The surroundings are relaxed and candlelit, making this a lovely dining experience.
Housed within Limerick Marriott Hotel, Savoy Restaurant is frequented by people for its remarkable ambiance and noteworthy menu served. With a variety of recipes included, this eatery accommodates equally varied taste buds with an amazing ease. Besides the delicious grub served, this place should also be acknowledged for its contemporary decor that makes every nook and corner as elegant as possible. Come down and have your meals in a place known to be associated with high standards.
This bar is situated right in the heart of Limerick City on the main street. The Brazen Head is a particularly spacious pub which has achieved "super pub" status. There is live music nightly in the Brazen Head lounge. This is a very popular pub on match nights; the Carlsberg Sports Bar and the restaurant have cable T.V. with surround sound. Altogether the Brazen Head sports three private function rooms, two restaurants and two bars with food served from noon-10p. This is a lively spot attracting a variety of people. Night owls can further their night's entertainment in the Brazen Head Night Club which caters for a wide range of musical tastes.
This popular Tex-Mex restaurant is centrally located above the Carlsberg Sports Bar on O'Connell Street. Full bar facilities are available, as are tempting drinks specials such as a bucket of bottled beers. The restaurant is in a large roomy space, which is somewhat dark. If you enjoy Mexican food this is one of the only authentic venues for it in Limerick.