Eat & Drink
The festival’s location in Limerick allows the opportunity for the festival visitor to explore this unique 1,200 year-old city – with a bustling modern cultural life that’s built upon its medieval history and within the castles, streets and buildings that history left behind. The visitor can also connect with Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way to experience some of the most iconic, arresting and natural scenery Ireland has to offer. And they can do it all alongside some of Ireland’s best hotels, restaurants, bars and venues.
Aroi (pronounced Aroy) is associated with the eating experience in Asia and means delicious or tasty. Aroi Asian Street Food is currently open at 1 O’ Connell Street in Limerick. Aroi is a casual dining venue that offers a single course dining experience and service with the minimum of fuss. For more information on this award winning Asian Fusion restaurant, click here.
Cornstore, Thomas Street, Limerick, offers a casual, warm and lively dining experience, complete with an unique wine & cocktail bar, both restaurants are now approaching almost a decade in business! The Cornstore Restaurants specialises in great steaks, quality locally sourced seafood and award winning infused cocktails. Whether you are dining with friends, family or work colleagues, the Cornstore is the perfect choice for quality food in a great atmosphere. For more information or to book a table, click here.
Tuscany at The Granary
Tuscany Bistro at The Granary, Bank Place, Limerick offers the best in Italian cuisine in a beautiful setting. Not just a restaurant, Tuscany is a place where you can relax with a drink in the stunning outdoor area. To reserve a table and find out more information click here.
Tom Collins Pub
Situated on Cecil Street, Limerick, Tom Collins Pub has an old school charm with a high-end top-shelf selections and perfect pints. Fondly known to locals as TC’s, it boasts the most endearing and prettiest smoking section to the rear of the pub, complete with hanging baskets in full bloom and a private snug to the front. For more information on this institution, click here.
The Copper Rooms
If you like cheese, wine, port and great tunes, and want to throw in a late finish to top it all off, then you want the Copper Room. Set in a basement unit on O’ Connell Street, Limerick and utilising the cities old under-road storage tunnels, the Copper Room is a romantic and beautiful little retreat. For more information click here.
The Locke Bar
The Locke Bar is one of Limerick’s best loved traditional Irish pubs 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 and Irish dancing sessions. click here.
Fast, simple local food, but none of it lacking in quality. Located on Mallow Street, Limerick, Canteen delivers the freshest fast food in Limerick with the finest coffee you will ever have the pleasure of drinking. The staff members are amazing, the attention to detail is incredible in its simplicity and the atmosphere is always welcoming. Check out Canteen’s lovely website here for menus and further info.
Olio & Farina is situated on the busy pedestrian street Little Catherine Street, Limerick. A refurbished building, retaining it’s old-time charm, O&F offers breakfast and lunch, cakes and coffee. A great spot for people watching and taking in the city. Check out some reviews of O&F here.