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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 917 9245
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely spacious restaurant with a superb menu to choose from. Great choice of wines available to compliment your dinner. A hidden gem in the heart of Carlow

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank geraldineo276
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

A great retaurant with really lovely food. Welcomng staff and relaxing atmosphere. Important to book as its deservedly popular.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carmel F
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Great food , great atmosphere & great friendly service , highly recommended Slow cooked beef with a fine red wine was to die for !! First time eating out in Carlow , be there or be square!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Declank47
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Three of us were heading down through Carlow and after a google search decided to give this restaurant a try. More than pleased that we did. Very friendly conversation and a great welcome from our hosts. Food was top notch, no complaints. The restaurant was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Luigiodh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

First time to visit Lennons, but we will definitely be back - wonderful menu, delicious food, great ambiance, and pleasant staff. My husband had the pate, beef and fruit crumble, while I just about managed to finish the 'farmers feast'. Overall experience was very enjoyable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

It was so busy that I had to sit outside. I had the haddock gratin with a carefully put-together salad. I got a cappuccino to go afterwards and they gave me a nibble of brownie to go with it. Nice touch.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank orlaithcrm
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I meet a group of friends there regularly for coffee and sometimes for lunch. The staff are always welcoming and friendly. The food is really good. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Mary Q
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The bar man got my order wrong and when I told him, he snapped and blamed me.... While he charged me the price of what I ordered. Trying to talk to him he simply ignored me and walked away. This is not the first time,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
4  Thank DomnickS2
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I recently visited as part of a group of friends. When I arrived, I saw the menu and was about to chose food on the menu. It was well overpriced for a starter. The manager of the restaurant was so so rude and was telling...More

Date of visit: July 2018
12  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very friendly service. Food was good but for price could be better. Starter wasn't on the menu but they looked after us. Overall nice place to eat but not the best in Carlow

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jackie C
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28 March 2018|
Response from Lennons82 | Property representative |
-i we take bookings up to a maximum of 20 people on a Sunday. If you give us a call on 059-9179245 we can provide you with further information. Regards, Ross
4 September 2017|
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Response from Lennons82 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we are wheelchair accessible. You can enter through the Visual Arts Center and take the lift down to us (if you are visiting during their open hours) or you can enter through our main door and there are fully paved... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 917 9245
  • E-mail
00353 59 9179245
opening hours mon - sat 10.30 - 5pm lunch 12--3pm
thurs.fri sat 6---9.30 last orders
sunday brunch 12--4pm
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