With a Sunday lunch being a staple meal in Ireland, it is important to find places that offer a great Sunday lunch for those days when cooking from scratch is off the cards. It is important to know that wherever you decide to go for your dinner on a Sunday, you are guaranteed to have a delicious, traditional, heart-warming meal followed by the all-important dessert with a tea or coffee.
If you don’t have to be rolled out of the restaurant after your Sunday lunch, you are doing it all wrong! Sundays are for two things: roast dinners and napping. So with that in mind, we have compiled a list of the best places for a delicious Sunday roast in Limerick.
So, if you do decide to go out for your Sunday dinner, you know precisely where to go for a guaranteed heart-warming roast.
5. Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel
Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel is located in Knockanes, Adare. First opened in 1983 as a four-bedroom guesthouse, Fitzgerald’s Woodlands has grown in great leaps and bound to be one of the biggest wedding and leisure venues in Ireland with 89 bedrooms available.
Fitzgerald’s is renowned for their dining experience, and Sunday lunch is no different. Served from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm every Sunday there is a range of starters and main courses available followed by an extensive, delicious dessert buffet.
The menu includes a starter, the main course which consists of a range of roasts or pasta, a dessert from the dessert buffet and tea or coffee for €29. Fitzgerald’s offer great quality, delicious food for a great price and they also have Woody’s Fun Club available for the kids for €5 which is a great way to keep the kids entertained while you relax and enjoy your Sunday.
Address: Knockanes, Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland
4. Bobby Byrne’s
You can find Bobby Byrne’s Pub on O’Connell’s Avenue. Bobby’s first opened in 1963 and serves carvery lunch every Sunday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Bobby’s is well known for being a cosy, quaint, traditional pub in the heart of Limerick serving heart-warming traditional Irish food with great drink and music. Sunday lunch starters include homemade tomato, and black pepper soup served with homemade brown bread.
Main courses include turkey and ham, braised beef, smoked haddock, or chicken fillet all served with a selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes. After this, you can choose one of the many homemade desserts followed by freshly brewed tea/coffee. The food is very reasonably priced for the quality, and if it’s a cosy, relaxed environment you’re looking for, Bobby’s is the place to go!
Address: 3 O’Connell Ave, Limerick, Ireland
3. The Strand Hotel
The Strand Hotel is a 7 story hotel, opened in 2007 located on O’Callaghan Strand on the Ennis Road. The Strand Hotel is home to the award-winning AA rosette River Restaurant. Sunday Lunch is served here every Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Sunday Lunch at The Strand Hotel consists of 4 courses including starters, main courses, cheese boards, desserts and more. You will be greeted on arrival with a glass of champagne or orange juice for a taste of celebrity treatment.
The four-course Sunday lunch is available for €24.95 per adult with a wide range of starters such as homemade soup, couscous salad, prawn cocktail and many more. Main courses vary but generally include Irish beef, salmon, roasted pork, and many more options all served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes. This can be followed by a range of homemade desserts and tea/coffee.
There are kid’s menus available, and children under 5 eat entirely free. This is the perfect place to go for a quality Sunday lunch if you have the budget.
Address: Ennis Rd, Limerick, V94 03F2, Ireland
2. The Glen Tavern
You can find The Glen Tavern on Lower Glentworth Street. The Glen Tavern serves traditional Irish food and drink in a traditional Irish pub setting. You are guaranteed a warm welcome without all the frills and fuss for a relaxed, comfortable Sunday lunch experience. Samples of starters include homemade soup, seafood chowder, and mixed leaf salad.
Main courses include typical Irish dishes such as Irish beef stew, Shepard’s pie, pork loin, and battered cod as well as many more options. There are a range of desserts available to follow the main course if you have room left. For a comforting, heart-warming Irish Sunday lunch, The Glen Tavern is the place for you!
Address: 1-2 Lower Glentworth St, Limerick, V94 WF63, Ireland
1. The Locke Bar
The Locke Bar is located in the heart of the Medieval Quarter in Limerick City. The Locke bar is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 12:30 am on Fridays, 10:00 am to 12:30 am on Saturdays and 10:00 am to 11:00 pm on Sundays.
The Locke Bar has received many awards for its delicious food including ‘Dining Pub of the Year’, Limericks Best Gastro Pub’, ‘Ireland’s Best Tourist Bar’ and many more. The Locke Bar has a separate Sunday Lunch menu, with food being served from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm every Sunday to include a wide variety of starters such as soup of the day, chicken wings, prawn cocktail and many more.
The main course options consist of a variety of roasts served with seasonal vegetables on the side, or you can choose a traditional Irish stew, or fisherman’s pie if you prefer. You can then follow this with a delicious homemade dessert and a tea or coffee. The Locke Bar offers everything you could want from your Sunday roast and more!
Address: 3 George’s Quay, Limerick, V94 K8KX, Ireland