Hook & Ladder

Top choice cafe in Limerick City

A haven of understated style and a champion of local produce, this cafe set in a converted bank building epitomises Limerick's up-and-coming foodie scene. Exquisite sandwiches include Doonbeg crab with lemon mayo on honey and pumpkin-seed bread, while hot lunch dishes range from beef bourguignon to wild mushroom croquettes. There are associated cookery schools in Limerick and Waterford.