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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Very centrally located with a good coffee shop. A great collection of serious antiquities and a nice gift shop”
  • 29 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Have fun exploring King John’s Castle, enjoy magnificent views and imagine a Norman soldier’s life in this medieval fortress.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“This bar is one of the most popular in Limerick and very centrally located.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Castle
“The stunning exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. Explore the visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions. 21st century touch screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Children will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time. The Education and Activity Room is bustling with tasks to stimulate curious minds.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Long established with a number of good coffee shops as well as plenty of clothes shops for all ages. Great Barber's shop (Boston Barbers) for the latest gent's hairstyles. Excellent small Bookshop which I use regularly.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Great for food from artisan producers and crafts. Usually only open in Saturdays (food and crafts) and Sunday’s (mostly crafts). Get there before 2pm”
  • 15 locals recommend
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Non-Profit
“Limerick is just under 1.5 hour drive, Large County and very spread out, lots to see and do here along with great shopping in the City and surrounding area's.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Relaxed old pub with terrace seating outside and a menu that leans a lot towards fish. Small, intimate, delicious. Strongly recommend your reserve. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
University
“near river shannon , there is a walk that goes all way from the Limerick City to the University of LImerick, along the river, popular with cyclists. Also walk the living bridge in the evening or throught the day for the nice views of river shannon”
  • 7 locals recommend
Stadium
“The home of Munster Rugby and if you enjoy quilting the Limerick Quilt Centre is only about 1.5 km down the road at Winander, Park Rd, Limerick .They travel from all over the country to this shop and the Stadium !!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a MUST when visiting Limerick! It has live Irish music with an open fire in the older front part of the pub & more modern bar at the back with pop music. There’s a great jazz group playing here on Wednesday nights. Well worth a visit!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“great free access to a local art gallery located by the Peoples Park, nice place. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Lovely cosy wine bar that serves tapas and Cheese plates. Beautiful setting. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Local music venue, with traditional irish music everynight, and dinners througout the day (good quality). also easy parking. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Beautiful old cathedral with famous bells. This building hosts amazing architectural structures within. Regularly hosts concerts because of the fabulous acoustics. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Quirky cafe with decor that can be bought from display. Located close to the river. Try their chowder. Food is generally good and atmoshpere great. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Museum
“Very centrally located with a good coffee shop. A great collection of serious antiquities and a nice gift shop”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“This bar is one of the most popular in Limerick and very centrally located.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Lovely cosy wine bar that serves tapas and Cheese plates. Beautiful setting. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Local music venue, with traditional irish music everynight, and dinners througout the day (good quality). also easy parking. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Quality Irish cuisine and fine cocktails, often accompanied by live music. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sash restaurant, located at No 1 Pery Square in Limerick's Georgian Quarter, is Michelin recommended and also has a great wine list in addition to delicious food. You can also enjoy lunch or afternoon tea at the Drawing & Park Rooms. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Thai restaurant, great value (12 eu per dish) my favourite, if you like spicy food ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Pub & Restaurant overlooking river Shannon, serving good food, seafood a speciality. A lovely view of King John's Castle & close to The Treaty Stone.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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