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Brooks Carlow

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Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
+353 59 913 3111
08:30 - 23:30
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 23:30
Fri 08:30 - 00:30
Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here for mothers day with my partner. Arrived around 6, was seated straight away. I ordered nachos for starter which was amazing, was waiting ages for pizza. When it did finally come out there was one topping which i asked for on it. I asked the lady did they give me the wrong pizza, but the chef maintained it... More 

Thank lausielu
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lady had chicken kiev I had BBQ pizza. Both huge portions, both full of flavour and both enjoyed. Staff very friendly and prices good. Would recommend Brooks to anyone going for food in Carlow.

Thank Anthony E
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What to say. Brooks used to be a very good little restaurant, mainly for breakfast or lunch. If you want dinner, Dinn Ri is a few steps away. Brooks recently underwent a renovation, and yes it looks lovely, but they are way over priced for the what you get. If you want a full Irish breakfast, go somewhere else. You... More 

Thank Katie L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered steak sandwiches. Under cooked side of floury chips. Who ruins chips? Non toasted batch bread. Cheap effort. Service was good and I tipped ten percent cent. Went to golden arches afterwards.

Thank Willy M
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this review

Hi Willy, The Kitchen was really surprised to hear your feedback, as the Steak Sandwich is one of our most popular Lunch Specials. We only wish that you had brought it to our attention whilst in the restaurant, so that we could have addressed it for you. None the less, we are obviously very sorry however on the plus side... More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Visited recently with a group of friends. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious. Overall a very enjoyable night and we will definitely be back for more.😊

Thank Frances M
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this review

Hi Frances, Thanks so much for the great review. It is much appreciated and we are delighted to hear that we can expect to see you back with us again soon. From all the team @ Brooks More 

County Carlow, Ireland
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Gone here for lunch on several occasions. The food is amazing, cannot complain about anything i have eaten there yet. Food always hot and served very quickly.

Thank 62hollie
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this review

Hi there, Our chef will be genuinely thrilled to hear that you think the food is amazing at Brooks! Thanks very much indeed for your kind review. From all the team @ Brooks More 

Newbridge, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Tried brooks for the first time last night and so glad we did. The food was delicious and lovely comfortable setting. He had the steak which he said was amazing and I had the chicken caesar burger which was delicious. Shared the lemon meringue for desert, it was huge and more than enough for two people. Really tasty. The staff... More 

Thank Emma F
Carlow, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant just beside the Dinn Ri newly refurbished clean great for day time food and breakfast.

Thank ailishtracey
Carlow, Ireland
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

the food here is lovelly the staff are great and the drink is good to great place to meet up for a coffee and a chat

Thank Nigel K
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this review

Hi Nigel, Thank you for the 4 stars and your pleasant feedback about the food and staff and the venue as a ideal spot for a coffee with friends. Many thanks from all the staff @ Brooks. More 

Carlow, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went for dinner and had amazing food very homely staff lovely very helpful and deserts mmmmmm tastey

Thank mary811
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this review

Hi Mary, We really appreciate you taking the time to post your lovely review on TripAdvisor. Many thanks and we hope to see you soon again! The Team @ Brooks More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 00:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?