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Shapla Indian Restaurant

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Kennedy Avenue | Hanover Court, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 913 0037
16:30 - 22:30
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Worst indian ive ever had...aswell as that the place itself is dingy, dull and in major need of a facelift! Staff not very nice either..had to ask more than once for things and were unprofessional. Poor standard of food, could just about eat it.

2 Thank nall321
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Last went to this restaurant a good few years ago and it was very good. Under new ownership, it has lost it's alcohol licence, which was a bad start. I had a Lamb Jalfreezi, which was bland, plenty of chilli, but tasted like hot stewed meat, think they forgot to put the cumin, coriander and tumeric in. The next day... More 

1 Thank Dave J
Carlow, Ireland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Take away menu was very expensive. Rice is not included in price. Food was not very good. Eating in the restaurant 2 weeks earlier was much better and we availed of 50% discount off main course. These offers were not readily available when we called to order our takeaway and staff were not very forthcoming with the information.

1 Thank mcduggan60
Borris, Ireland
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Being going to this restaurant for a long time and I have to say the food is always extremely good. It doesn't matter if your collecting a takeaway or sitting in your always greeted by a friendly member of staff. Great place to go for a meal with friends, there is no alcohol licence, but you can bring in your... More 

1 Thank tomcrotty
Carlow, Ireland
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130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We ate here for my Aunt's 50th and the service was a little slow but there was 18 of us in the group so it's understandable. The food was great though nice and spicy just the way I like it. They also have a half price main course deal on Fridays which is extremely good value

Thank Murphy2k14
Leeds, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My favourite curry outlet in Carlow revisited. Good to say it's still there and as good as ever. Nice clean modern and spacious with pleasant attentive staff. It's on 1st floor with no lift. Not licensed but u can bring ur own. The food is top quality and better than most other Asian restaurants. There's always some type of meal... More 

Thank Geronimo92
Carlow, Ireland
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Having visited here many times and previously given it a high review i feel I needed to give a second review to show my latest feelings for the place. On all doors going in they advertise any starter and main and pilau rice (excluding fish dishes) for £13.95. Happy to see this offer I order a chicken starter and main... More 

1 Thank ASarge77
Callan, Ireland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Going to this restaurant for a while now it's very good value for money and the service is top notch Staff very helpful

1 Thank Pat D
Carlow, Ireland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went here on a few occasions and after the last time don't want to go back. The food was always amazing here best Indian around my partners family have been going here for years and always recommended this place. However went there Valentine's Day and the service was awful. We waited ages to be seated, weren't offered drinks, we're not... More 

Thank Laurajane94
Carlow, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

It would be hard to beat the Sunday buffet lunch for value. The restaurant could do with an upgrade - don't be put off by the entrance and the décor - but the food is excellent and the staff members are extremely pleasant and helpful. I've never been disappointed by the food here and I am a regular visitor.

2 Thank Kilmeaney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kennedy Avenue | Hanover Court, Carlow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 913 0037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?