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Brooks Carlow

€€ - €€€Irish, , Cafe
Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
+353 59 913 3111
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (33 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely brunch here with my son. Arrived around 2pm , busy enough , you won't get "dinner" in the Irish sense but plenty of choice for brunch. Staff friendly and helpful. Love the way it has been renovated in recent times. Worth a...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Brooks on Saturday at 2pm and the place was almost full, we were lucky to get the last available table. The staff were friendly and efficient. I has Scampi ans chips and it was absolutly delicious, dessert was Lemon Marangue pie which was to...More

Thank Eveleen F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have just had to walk out of Brooks having sat for 20mins without anybody coming near us, despite a waitress walking up and down by us a number of times. We tried catching her eye but she was entirely in her own world. She...More

Thank Ciara K
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great and friendly service with a nice menu and location. We like it, our little girl enjoys the food and the coffee is great. Perfect for Breakfast or Lunch

Thank I8910JYjamesl
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, We just wanted to thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted with all of your positive comments and we do hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards from all the team at Brooks

Reviewed 4 September 2018

I have had food here a few time and wasn't too impressed in the past, but I went here for breakfast recently and had a fantastic meal. My wife and I both got the full breakfast which was delicious and the service that we received...More

Thank Murphy2k14
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi there, We are so pleased to read your review about your recent breakfast experience in Brooks. Management, the kitchen and all of the staff at Brooks are thrilled that you rated your meal and the service so highly. Thank you very much for taking...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Carlow looking for a nice restaurant for dinner, stumbled upon Brooke’s, what s fabulous place to eat, the food was delicious, the service friendly & efficient. My family really enjoyed the whole experience! Next time we’re in Carlow we know where to go😊More

Thank barbaratrevor25n
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi there, Just a quick note to thank you very much for your lovely review. We're delighted that you found us and that your family enjoyed their meal and rated the service highly. Thank you most sincerely for taking the time out to write the...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

In here for a lunchtime visit. The menu is nice. The staff knew their job. Our meal could have been hotter and a little quicker arriving. But it is a nice place to visit and I will return.More

Thank darren r
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Darren, We just wanted to acknowledge your review and assure you that your feedback has been shared with management, the kitchen and the team at Brooks. We are delighted that you liked the menu and found the staff at Brooks to be competent. We...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

As I wasn’t feeling the greatest I wanted something light and refreshing, so I requested the granola bowl (outside breakfast hours) but was told no, then I requested some fruit and was also told no. I settled for some ice cream which was fine but...More

Thank Kackym
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi there, We just wanted to acknowledge your review and let you know that it has been brought to the attention of management, staff and the kitchen. We have 3 different services, morning, lunch and evening and there is a change over for each, however...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If in Carlow brooks cafe is worth a visit. Good food staff are friendly and helpful. Every good value for money. We will defiantly will return. Daithi D

Thank David D
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello Daithi, Just a quick note to thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive feedback and we look forward to seeing you again next time! Kind Regards from all the team at Brooks

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We went in on Saturday for a bite to eat, this was at 6pm in the evening. It looks nice, the decor modern. Order took awhile,, and on receipt of Roast Chicken dinner special, we were disappointed. It was fairly sparse, the chicken lay in...More

Thank IrishDee79
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi there, we are obviously very disappointed to read your review regarding your chosen dishes. Portion sizes tend not to be an issue generally, however your feedback has been shared with both management and the kitchen and is taken seriously. Thank you for your valued...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
08:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:30
Thursday
08:30 - 23:30
Friday
08:30 - 00:30
Saturday
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 913 3111
Description
The newly renovated Brooks is a much loved haunt for coffee lovers by day and a great spot for relaxing and unwinding in a warm, friendly atmosphere over breakfast, brunch, a delicious signature sandwich or a popular lunch special – all made to order with fresh, local ingredients. As the evening sets in, Brooks transforms into a casual dining restaurant offering an evening menu with fresh seafood, steak, burgers, pizza’s and a range of classic dishes as well as a selection of sharing platters and light bites. TripAdvisor have awarded a 2016 Certificate of Excellence to Brooks.
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