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Address: 4 Quinlan Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 3535 61 318850
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10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Dining, Nightlife
Description: A popular pub with a friendly ambiance and great food.

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Quick bite in a nice pub

The pub is just down the street from the Franck McCourt museum (Angela's Ashes) and is known for being where he had his first drink. It is cafeteria style where there are dishes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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English first
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The pub is just down the street from the Franck McCourt museum (Angela's Ashes) and is known for being where he had his first drink. It is cafeteria style where there are dishes behind the class and you choose which. I had simple chicken, veg and mash. It wasn't fine dining but it was good enough. I don't know if... More 

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Luimneach, Limerick, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

decided to drop in a little after lunch time today , we didnt have a huge amount of time so 3 of us decided to just have a sandwich each. we got 3 extremely basic chicken sandwiches with a little lettuce and no other trimmings and 3 small cups of coffee . we paid €25.30!!! as we went back to... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

An old school bar with an older age group drinking here but it's a beautiful bar and the atmosphere is very relaxed, Nice for a quiet pint,

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

One of my favorite spots in Limerick.If you are looking for a disco type bar with muzak and soap tv this is not the place for you. Here talking is king.A varied clientele possibly more mature than a young persons place,enjoy an ornate interior,the light fittings and engraved mirrors are a delight. There is a carvery during the day serving... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The young bar staff with the blonde hair would need to learn some manners. A rugby player with notions about himself.We were at the back of the bar and service was chronic. This bar is big bright and boring. Clientele are aged 55+. All think they are upper-class and are definitely self-absorbed. For me this Bar is one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of the woman who runs the Frank McCourt Museum, just down the street, for its connection to his writing. The building is beautiful, and makes for a lovely place to sit even without the history. Our bartender was a friendly older man who chatted with us for a while. We were also amused when... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Was in the bar last night for a function, great atmosphere and a good pint. Bar staff need to understand that manners doesn't cost anything. Each member of the party ordered a round of drinks and no one got a please, thank you or a smile from the younger barman or the elderly barman at the back part of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

South pub was first place we stopped for breakfast in Limerick. Two women there (mother and daughter) was so sweet and helpful they even walked us out to show us different locations that they recommended. Very inviting setting and the bar is like stepping back into time. It is continuously mentioned in Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes and it pretty wild... More 

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limerick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

South's is a family run bar near the Crescent in Limerick. They've just started doing breakfast to compliment their excellent lunch offering. I enjoyed a hearty breakfast there this morning served with a smile by the friendly staff. Will be making it a regular treat for myself and suggest that you try it yourself.

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is the place to be, steeped in History yet the most modern pub of its type in Ireland, excellent food, best winning pint outside of OGara's kicking one's, family run, Dave, Peg, Libby, Susan, Richard, very personnel friendly service, it has the honour of the first legal pint pulled on Good Friday 2010. A must visit Pub.

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Additional Information about W.J. South's Pub

Address: 4 Quinlan Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 3535 61 318850
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 12:30 am  10:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 am

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