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Your Guide to Limerick's Nightlife

Limerick city centre has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag for its excellence in managing its evening and night-time economy! 

Similar to the Blue Flag for beaches, the Purple Flag is the ‘Gold Standard’ for evening and night time destinations, indicating an entertaining, diverse, well-managed and enjoyable night out.

Discover for yourself what Limerick's nightlife has to offer... 


A Tipple or Two

Limerick's bars cater to all tastes and occasions, from lively nightclubs to super cosy snugs in fire lit pubs!

The city's wine bars, The Nook and The Copper Room, or cocktails at the Cornstore are perfect for a girls night out, while Kudos Bar in the Clayton Hotel offers stunning views of the River Shannon for a romantic date night! 

Kudos Bar at the Clayton Hotel, Limerick

Fancy a nice, quiet pint? Look no further than one of Limerick's traditional pubs, like Tom Collins or W. J. Souths.

Stag and hen parties will find ready-made entertainment at one of the city's live music bars! Dolan's Pub & Restaurant, and Smyths Bar are two of the many venues with live music seven nights a week!

Cornstore Limerick

Visitors to Limerick looking for the craic are sure to find it in the city's Market Quarter, which is jam-packed with bars including hugely popular Nancy Blakes. The newly refurbished White House Bar, which dates back to 1812 and new kid on the block House both draw the crowds on a Saturday night!

Want to give your dancing shoes a night on the tiles? Limerick's nightclubs have you covered!

Start planning your night out in Limerick with our list of pubs here.


Food, Food, Food

Limerick's food scene has never been stronger, restaurants are stuffed with scrumptious dishes and delightful desserts! What better way to start your night than in one of the city's top eateries?!

Photo: Alan Place

There's options aplenty for the budget conscious with good quality pub grub across the city including at the Curragower Seafood Bar and The Locke, or take your pick from the many casual dining choices such as La Cucina Centro or Aroi Asian Street Food!

Curragower Limerick. Photo: Alan Place

For a special occasion try Azur RestaurantThe French Table by the River Shannon, or Sash, with views of the surrounding Georgian streetscape!

Whet your appetite with our list of Limerick restaurants!


Culture Vultures

Limerick's thriving entertainment offering comes alive at night! 

The Coronas performing at King John's Castle, Limerick during Riverfest 2016. Photo: Alan Place

Enjoy theatre in the city at the Belltable or the Lime Tree Theatre, or head to a gig or comedy show at Dolan's Warehouse, the open-air King John's Castle or Live at the Big Top! 

See the full list of what's on in Limerick here.


Unique Nights Out

Are you looking for something to do that's a little out of the ordinary? Step on board the Limerick Carriage Tour for a sightseeing tour in the twilight!

Limerick Carriage Tours

Night at the Dogs provides live, adrenaline-fuelled fun, or you could try an evening cookery course in the city centre! 

Michael Flannery's Pub has the largest Irish Whiskey collection in the Mid West and is the ideal place to enjoy an Irish Whiskey tasting!

Categories: Food & Drink, Pubs

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