A hidden gem on the banks of the river Shannon, JJ Bowles, is widely regarded as the oldest pub in Limerick. Stunning views of King John’s Castle from our unique riverside beer garden.
JJ Bowles is widely regarded as the oldest pub in Limerick. Established in 1794, the building itself dates from the late 1600s.
Because of JJ Bowles’s special atmosphere and reputation, the mixture of great Guinness, open fires and riverside beer garden guarantees your visit will always be remembered.
As a famous rugby pub, JJ Bowles is a favourite haunt for rugby fans from near and far. The atmosphere at JJ Bowles has to be seen to be believed.
Whether you’re stopping off for a quiet pint or out to meet friends over a couple of pints you will always find a warm welcome in this family run pub.
- Oldest pub in Limerick
- Stunning views of King John’s Castle
- Unique riverside beer garden
- 7 mins walk from Thomond Park
- Essential Stop for Rugby fans
8 Thomondgate, Limerick
Monday 17:00 – 23:30
Tuesday 17:00 – 23:30
Wednesday 17:00 – 23:30
Thursday 17:00 – 23:30
Friday 17:00 – 00:30
Saturday 14:00 – 00:30
Sunday 12:30 – 23:00