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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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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like good food and service then you should visit this restaurant!!! We have been here a couple of times and we were very pleased with everything. Recommended.

Thank Ramond M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Consistency is difficult to maintain but the Visual does it with elan.the food is fresh,imaginative and seasonal.The service is A1.You are warmly welcomed and on subsequent visits remembered! The place itself is beautifully situated in the grounds of the College and one can always drop...More

Thank toberdaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lennons is an oasis of calm and taste in the centre of Carlow, with lovely food and great service. We were there recently for lunch and really enjoyed it. The food was excellent including a tasty fresh pate and a delicious ice cream dessert. The...More

Thank 3838329Leachan
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food at a reasonable price. Choice quality and presentation very good and what you would expect from a much pricier venue. Service was also excellent. Definitely go again.

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Varied menu some locally sourced food. Delish food. Very friendly service. Busy and popular. Definitely a winner

Thank mollydolly10
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A fab spot lovely warm friendly staff .. my friends celiac diet was well catered for.The food was very tasty and and enjoyable..so give this place a try you wont be disappointed..

Thank 789sarah
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Excellent. My son and I discovered this real gem on our recent midterm break. The Chicken wings were one of the nicest I have ever had and the scallops were cooked to perfection. Service was excellent and the music was perfect for the relaxed atmosphere....More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I had dinner with a large group in early December, the food, service and atmosphere was excellent! I had pate on brioche toast to start, lovely, only complaint was that there could have been more toast. Had the monkfish for mains, very tasty and cooked...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Lennon’s uses locally sourced ingredients for one but then puts them into meals packed with flavours! Friendly staff and tasty wine, what more could you want? I’d recommend the Goats Cheese Salad seen in the picture, you eat with your eyes too 👌🏼

Thank Mellybrod
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Service and food was lovely.but when we went to pay the man behind the counter wouldn't take the two couples separately and was very arrogant in putting it across that it would be wasting his time even though one couple had wine and one didn't...More

Thank teejay008
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Questions & Answers
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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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