Are you stuck wondering where to take your date this weekend? Luckily, there are plenty of fun and unique places to go in Limerick City. From famous castles to concerts, there’s so much to do! Keep reading for 10 cute date ideas around Limerick!
1. Have a great Italian dinner at La Cucina.
La Cucina is a small, I mean absolutely tiny, Italian restaurant in Castletroy. It’s divine! La Cucina is the ideal date night restaurant for any student couple as for just €12 you can get any pasta dish on the menu with a glass of red or white wine. It’s cosiness adds to the great atmosphere. The restaurant are due to expand in the coming weeks with La Cucina Centro opening in Limerick City.
2. Take a trip to the Milk Market!
Every Friday and Saturday morning the Milk Market converts itself into a food hall. Located on the streets that you’ll only remember in a drunken blur – it’s across from The Library nightclub. The market is the perfect place to stroll around, picking up delicious fresh, homemade goods as you go. You’ll find anything from freshly baked bread to Wexford strawberries to some Indian spices.
3. Go to a concert at Dolan’s.
Dolan’s Warehouse is a great place for gigs and is a fun night out for couples. With upcoming acts like The Riptide Movement, Limerick native Emma Langford and Little Green Cars making an appearance at the Warehouse soon you and your date are sure to find something ye enjoy.
4. Pints in Stables!
Ask any UL student if they like the Stables and every single one will say yes! Perfect for the awkwardness of a first date, especially if you don’t really know the person yet. Few cold ones in Stables, be graaaand!
5. Picnic in People’s Park.
Why not try out a picnic in People’s Park if the weather allows. A cheap and cheerful date. People’s Park is located on Mallow Street across from Colbert Station.
6. Go on a classic coffee date at The Stormy Teacup.
The Stormy Teacup is, in my opinion, the cutest café I’ve ever been in. it’s homely atmosphere makes it the perfect place to go on a date and it’ll leave you and your date feeling at ease. They also happen to make the most delicious flat white!
7. Explore the Ballyhoura Mountains.
Bring your bikes and take a trip out to the Ballyhoura Mountains. You could cycle a 6km trail or if you’re feeling really fit you could attempt the 50km one – the Castlepook loop around. If ye are into the outdoors, this is a great option.
8. Go bowling at Funworld.
This would be a super fun date and an affordable one for students also. Funworld on Ennis Road is the place to go for bowling in Limerick. Located only 20 minutes away from the university.
9. Support Munster at Thomand Park!
While the rugby season is underway, going to see a game in Thomond Park would be an ideal date for those who are into sport. With student tickets to games usually only €10, it is within a student budget and it’s sure to be exciting.
10. Step back in history inside King John’s Castle!
Limerick’s most famous tourist attraction, King John’s Castle, is the basis of Limerick’s history. Located right in the city centre it’s easily accessible. A great date day for couples who have an interest in history. It also shows a beautiful view of the city. It’ll make for one of the most memorable cute date ideas around Limerick!