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The Red Onion Brasserie - CLOSED

74 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 317 489
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
3 Mar 2014
“Don't waste your time”
9 Feb 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion
$$ - $$$
74 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

I booked this restaurant for Valentines night, having heard good things. When we got there the place was locked up. There were no signs explaining why, nobody had contacted me to say they would not be honouring my reservation, even though they had taken my...More

Thank MrKS136
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Had heard great reviews about the Red Onion. Went for a late dinner with a large group. Food was average. Had a selection of fish which was far from fresh. Service was atrocious. A waitress served us and it felt like a huge chore for...More

1  Thank BozDog
Reviewed January 27, 2014

We arrived at the restaurant at 7.45pm for our meal .We were met by a waiter who told us we were lucky that we had booked as it was a busy night in the restaurant.We were then asked if we had a voucher to which...More

1  Thank Sean F
Reviewed December 29, 2013

I visited this restaurant with a friend, I was pleasantly surprised by the use of space for a start. It had always been my opinion that the below street vaulting in this city isn't used to its full potential, but this place has changed my...More

Thank craftyusername
Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

My husband and were in limerick for a weekend away and ate in the Red Onion. We were very happy with meal. The food was really delicious and beautifully presented! Staff were friendly. Restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Sandyannpat
Reviewed December 19, 2013

Was back again to enjoy another fab meal at the Red Onion. Staff is very welcoming and friendly. The choice is big, so there is always something different to choose from with every visit. But you will always have your favourites. Mine is the Curry....More

Thank 4childrenlamsd
Reviewed December 15, 2013

four girls visited this restaurant on 7th dec for a christmas night out. The only menu available was a five course christmas menu coming in at a whopping 35E The choices were very poor - the restaurant was almost empty in the month of december!...More

Thank Lillian D
Reviewed December 10, 2013

I visited the Red Onion on Saturday, 7th December with two other friends for our Xmas night out. We were told that the only menu available on the night was the xmas menu of 6 courses for E35.00. The staff were very friendly but lacked...More

1  Thank Jean O
Reviewed November 15, 2013

I went for dinner with my girlfriend in this place early one saturday afternoon in september 2013. We were greeted by one of the owners fathers who was working there part time (like a head waiter, i think his son was at a munster match...More

Thank John R
Reviewed November 12, 2013

We went early in the evening as we had to be elsewhere in a short space of time. We were the first customers of the evening and received a very warm welcome. The restaurant was lovely and warm - we were put sitting close to...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$43
French, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 317 489
  • E-mail
The Red Onion Brasserie, located in Limericks heritage-listed Georgian Buildings on O’Connell Street, is one of the city’s most thriving restaurants. The basement establishment offers a fine example of natural stone features dating back to the 1800’s. Its rustic design enhances the overall dining experience, which includes a large private area for that special party and cosy candle lit dining that suits all occasions.Head chef and proprietor Stephen Griffin is a natural in the art of modern cuisine, serving signature fish dishes among a vast selection of mouth-watering creations with both Mediterranean and European influences.Proprietor Keith Hennessy describes the Red Onion as offering a “casual dining experience, with great menus of comfort food, sourced locally, served and presented by attentive staff.” As well as a “must sample” exclusive Dessert sharing platter, the restaurant also boasts an extensive wine menu that includes classic French and Italian as well as new world tastes.Patrons have the option of choosing from either the a la carte set menu (€29.95 for four courses) or the value set menus (€17.50 for two courses) or (€20.50 for three courses). The Red Onion Dessert tasting platter is a must Value menus available (Sun- Thurs) all Evening, (Fri/sat) until 6:30.
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