LIP SMACKIN' IN LIMERICK
"The Cornstore has won many awards and endorsements, most recently you'd be led to believe, for "Ireland's Best Cocktails", (which was actually in 2013), a detail the 50 sq foot sign outside fails to mention. It's also missing an apostrophe, (but I always was a self-confessed pedant)." ... Read More »
I WISH I LIVED WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE!
"it was clear some considerable cash has been spent in all areas making the BVI a clean, contemporary, yet rural and historic country inn." ... Read More »
CHINESE BUFFET DONE WELL
"Once you get over the "all you can eat" concept, which for some induces a shark-like feeding frenzy, (as if it's their first meal in days), the experience doesn't have to be like the Boxing Day sale at NEXT. " ... Read More »
TRICK OR TREAT AT THE RED COW?
"Room 327, (just down the corridor from the superbly named "Marvellous Marvin Hagler Suite"), is a lovely, large room with both a double and single bed. It was beautifully clean and the bed sheets and pillow cases were also immaculately clean and crisp." ... Read More »
FOUR STARS YES - FOUR POSTERS NO!
"Not only was the four-poster bed from the 16th century, but I'm guessing the mattress was the original one fitted back then too, as it had clearly seen many centuries of action and no longer offered a comfortable resting place for a slightly overweight business traveller." ... Read More »
LACKING IN A NUMBER OF KEY AREAS
"After 4 nights in the bed in apartment 3, I felt like I'd had back surgery, performed by a sadistic witch doctor. Not only was the double bed actually 2 singles pushed together, but the mattress (on both sides), was well past its best and no longer fit for purpose." ... Read More »
NOT BAD, SHAME ABOUT THE SETTING
"Access to the restaurant is via a staircase, from a door immediately off the street. It doesn't have the best curb appeal, and once upstairs, it's a little like eating in a small function room - a spacious restaurant, with views of the city it is not." ... Read More »