The Treasury – Limerick’s hidden gem
Nestled in the striking Georgian Quarter of Limerick, The Treasury truly is Limerick’s hidden gem. Since its opening in November 2014, The Treasury has maintained its rapturous reviews and buzzing reactions, rarely seeing a weekend that is not fully booked up. With open fires, snug corners, and soft lighting, the setting is ideal for winter dining, with plenty on offer for the summer months too, including fresh and fruity menu offerings that are light yet bursting with flavour.
Creativity and attention to detail are at the heart of The Treasury from the food to the décor. The setting is one of the most captivating elements of The Treasury, from exposed brickwork, ornate lamps, Venetian masks and shining chandeliers. It is subtle yet decadent; from the exquisite interior in the dining area, to the party room adorned with a giant pair of sparkly red lips, glamour pervades the entire venue. In keeping with the inviting surroundings, the passion and enthusiasm that each member of staff has for their work contributes to the extraordinary offerings of The Treasury.
The array of appealing artisan courses complete the experience, with eclectic touches on your plate to indulge in. From Szechaun Pepper Duck to Beef Sirloin, the diversity of food does not disappoint. Sweet flavours play a big part in the selection, with caramelised plums, roast peaches and grilled pears providing an exotic edge. There is also a selection of delicious desserts with sumptuous chocolate mousse, brownie squares and honeycomb crisp. The pleasing mix of textures and flavours from the menu guarantee satisfaction.
The food is not only served to perfection, but at reasonable prices. With early bird and three course set menus for €25 and the à la carte dishes starting from €8.50, these indulgences don’t have to break the bank. Along with impeccable food, The Treasury offers an exquisite selection of wine. The wine list is varied and affordable, ranging from €22 – €49. Rest assured that every penny you spend will be well and truly worth it.
Overall, The Treasury provides a generous and equal measure of style and substance, cementing itself as one of the shiniest diamonds in Limerick’s up-and-coming foodie scene. If you’re searching for an intimate location for date night, or a relaxed special occasion with a group of good friends, look no further than 74 O’Connell Street basement.
The Treasury – 74 O’Connell Street, Limerick
Opening hours – Tuesday-Saturday 5pm-10pm
061 – 590005