Welcome to

Aunty Lena's


to Aunty Lena's


Situated in the beautiful village of Adare, County Limerick arguably the prettiest village in Ireland, Aunty Lena’s was established in 1806 by the Chawke family, today it’s proprietor is Charlie Chawke, falling under his Chawke Pub Group umbrella of 9 quality establishments based in Limerick & Dublin.

Aunty Lena’s has famously served the needs of its patrons with great success as the Chawkes’ have kept the bar as a focal part of the community, serving both locals and visitors from the four corners of the world.  Our highly skilled kitchen team serve delicious, award winning and quality traditional Irish food from 9am to 9pm every day.  And in tandem with our superior food service our bar stocks an extensive selection of beers, craft beers, wines, liqueurs and the finest Irish whiskeys, all served to you by our warm, friendly and efficient staff, who are delighted to welcome you inside!

As a quality Irish pub, inside Aunty Lena’s you will experience one of the best atmospheres around, we show all of the major sporting occasions on our high definition televisions and we have traditional Irish music sessions here every Friday night, plus live music every weekend.

So come and experience the Lena’s Irish Craic!

Thanks for visiting our website, we look forward to welcoming you soon.



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Our History Subsection

The History

of Adare

Adare in Irish is pronounced ‘Áth Dara’ which translates as “ford of oak”, as previously mentioned Adare is renowned as one of the prettiest villages in Ireland and it certainly lives up to this herald, the Irish Government even agree having given Adare the designation ‘Heritage Town’.  Situated on the river Maigue, a tributary of the river Shannon, Adare is steeped in history dating back to the 12th Century.

Adare originated as a settlement on the eastern side of the crossing point over the River Maigue some 16km from the Viking forged City of Limerick.  Historically a market town, in the Middle Ages, Adare was a major settlement with three monasteries and a castle.

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