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Food and restaurants in County Carlow

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Wine and Tapas bar in Carlow. Well worth a visit. Roughly 30 minutes drive from the cottage.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Best New Comer of the year 2007” Georgina Campbell’s Guide “Bib Gourmand” Michelin Guide 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015/2016/2017 “Best Atmospheric Restaurant of the year 2010” Georgina Campbell’s Guide “Best Chef of the year 2011” Georgina Campbell’s Guide ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
“Great pub & Restaurant Thursday night local play Irish music, Live music other nights ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Dinn Ri Is ideal for Food,Music and If you fancy a drink.Great atmosphere and they also show The rugby,Football and Gaa games. Lemongrass restaurant is nearby and Teach Dolmain serve lovely Fish and Desserts. Costa coffee is in the Town for coffee Lovers. Carlow museum is very Interesting for anyone that likes their History. Here you will find The smoking pipe of captain Myles Keogh who was killed in The Battle of Little Big Horn in 1896 and The original Gallows Trapdoor that was used to Hang Lucinda sly.She was the last woman to be Hanged in Carlow in the 19th Century. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good menu, locally sourced food, and always with a worthwhile vegetarian option.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pet Store
“Award winning business between Carlow and Kilkenny. Gardens are a big deal in Ireland and you can buy everything from plants and trees to fashionable garden-wear and cute gifts. Lovely cafe too. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious food and great service all-day, everyday. This is the closest place to us that serves the best food to suit all appetites. There is a bar and a restaurant, the food in both is excellent. We recommend booking a table for groups if it is a weekend, but you can eat at the bar with our a reservation. Just let us know if you want us to call them for you to book in advance.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends

Cafes

Café
“great for kids at Christmas ,Christmas lights are beautiful and gardens are lovely in the summer ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious food and great service all-day, everyday. This is the closest place to us that serves the best food to suit all appetites. There is a bar and a restaurant, the food in both is excellent. We recommend booking a table for groups if it is a weekend, but you can eat at the bar with our a reservation. Just let us know if you want us to call them for you to book in advance.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Peaceful setting. Small but superb menu (very veggy friendly). Great coffee and cake to die for. There's and adjoining antique shop and they sell great sourdough.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Opens at 8am. Nice for light lunches. Exception pecan pie when they have it! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Located on the Barrow river, in St. Mullins village. A nice walk from Graignamanagh along the Barrow towpath to enjoy lunch, spot the otters and herons!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Delicious food and coffee all day long. This is one of the best spots for food when you are on your way to or from Dublin. Also you can take a walk in the Abbey ruins at Castledermot and walk through the lime avenue to see the Celtic tower and high cross in the church grounds. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Great for coffee and home baked treats, breakfast, lunch and locally sourced artisan foods. There is a home and lifestyle store to explore too.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Local business. Not a cheap as the German chains Lidl and Aldi, but cheaper or on par than Tesco. They do free home delivery. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Pettitts is a local institution with their very friendly and helpful staff. They stock lots of local food brands and are delighted to help you carry your groceries. ”
  • 1 local recommends