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The River Restaurant

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Ennis Road | The Limerick Strand, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 421 800
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There tonight, went for chowder and sirloin steak. A small portion of chowder arrived on its own without the brown bread as per menu details. The bread arrived in a general table basket for all guests on sitting down. It seemed as though the starters were skimped on as part of the menu 'value' deals. Steak was nowhere near an... More 

Thank donncha s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in the restaurant here prior to our wedding. The food and the choices were amazing. We had trouble narrowing down our menu as all the food was melt in the mouth and the desserts were equally fantastic. The chef was so nice and friendly and very accommodationg with our requests. 10 out of 10 from us.

Thank Eithne C
Woking, Surrey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

As I mentioned in my review of the hotel, my dinner in the River Restaurant was very disappointing - tasteless and severely over-cooked and yet described, by the server, as freshly prepared! I would be very surprised if the main had not seen the inside of a plastic bag that it had been boiled in!

Thank CesmeTraveller
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had two meals in the restaurant,the first with our family,one of which is very restricted in what he can eat.The staff went all out to satisfy he requirements with patience and good humour.All the food was good and served well,quickly and hot.The second meal was just the two of us and the meal was excellent,we had a lovely meal... More 

Thank Rosemary1913
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Staff found us a table though we had not booked. Excellent friendly service and nice views of the river. Food was beautiful.

Thank Beanbag2013
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I eat there on consecutive evenings and was impressed by the choice and then the quality of the meals. The staff were very helpful and engaging also.

Thank GolfAmigo
Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited Limerick, Ireland in September, 2016 and stayed at the Limerick Strand Hotel. This restaurant is their mainstay for meals and we had may lovely buffet breakfasts each morning of our stay. On our final night in Limerick, we decided to take advantage of a special they ran for 2 couples. A Set price menu that included a bottle... More 

Thank Edward2651
Killorglin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Lovely atmosphere from your arrival moment. Professional, well trained staff look after your personal preferences. Great menu. Good wine and bar service. Friendly bar next door to catch up on tv sport or chat to locals

Thank WillieoReilly
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had Sunday lunch here last Sunday. We got a warm welcome on arrival with a free glass of prosecco. The view from the dining room is magnificent. We were looked after extremely well by the staff. For the set price we could eat all we wanted. We both had a beef dinner which was well cooked with a great... More 

Thank Mike15abg
East Amherst, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had dinner at this hotel several times and it was very good and reasonably priced. Service was very good. In the morning they have a very nice breakfast buffet that was included in the price

Thank KathyEastAmherst_NY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
European, Irish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ennis Road | The Limerick Strand, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 421 800
The River Restaurant at the Limerick Strand Hotel offers a truly special dining experience overlooking the magnificent River Shannon. An emphasis on fresh, seasonal produce all of our food is traceable and where possible we use locally sourced produce. Our team, the menus, the setting and above all the food ensure that The River Restaurant is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Limerick. Tom Flavin Executive Chef awarded 'Best Chef Limerick' at the Irish Restaurant Awards 2013 & 2014. Best Breakfast 2014, Hotel Catagory 2014 Georgina Campbell Awards.

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