Welcome to The Locke
At The Locke we will greet you with genuine Irish hospitality and care. If you’re visiting Limerick and want to experience the true Irish pub culture, you will find everything you’re looking for at The Locke! Whether you’re in search of an authentic Irish meal, Traditional Irish music and dance, or a truly superb pint of Irish Guinness, The Locke is everything you could imagine and more!
Traditional Irish Music and Dance
If it’s traditional Irish music and dance that you’re after then The Locke is just the right place for you! Our traditional Irish music & dance sessions kick off every night 7 days a week!
Award-winning gastro bar in Ireland
The food and hospitality has been recognised frequently with endorsements from Ireland’s leading food critics as well as receiving numerous prestigious awards including:
Ireland’s Best Tourist Bar
Black and White Pub of the Year
Irish Music Pub of the Year
Dining Pub of the Year
Limerick’s Best Gastropub
In the heart of Limerick’s City
The gastropub is situated along Georges Quay in the heart of Limerick City’s Medieval Quarter, where the Abbey River meets the Shannon, on the original site of one of the city’s oldest pubs dating all the way back to 1724. It is ideally situated within walking distance of Limerick’s main tourist attractions including St.Mary’s Cathedral, King John’s Castle and The Hunt Museum.
All seasons are enjoyed at the Locke by locals and visitors alike. In winter customers cosy up to welcoming, open fires and in the summer enjoy al fresco dining in our extensive outdoor seating area by the river. Come and experience the Locke today or next time you’re visiting Limerick. The Locke is located on the original site of one of Limerick’s oldest pubs dating all the way back to 1724. This award winning 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 and in summer you can sit outside in the beautiful riverside setting.