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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“ox tongue” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food leave yourself plenty of time as can be busy if show is on . We went at 6pm for 8pm show.

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Lovely lunch menu, plenty of choice, well presented and quick service. Situated in an art gallery\theatre venue so nice destination for a long lunch and browse.

Thank p0p99
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have been to Lennons for both lunch and dinner, and the food here - particularly their dinner menu - is incredible. The decor is lovely by day, incredibly romantic by night and the service is top notch. Also, Lennons have the reputation of serving...More

Thank emmbot01
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in the area. Went there twice in a row! I love the sausage roll and fish & chips there.

Thank charlizek2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lennons is a nice, straightforward establishment with friendly staff, comfortable surriundings and simple everyday fare. The prices are pretty good too, and it is conveniently located.

Thank jonathanjjdickson
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

On a return journey from ploughing 2017 we decided to drop in and try Lennons @ visual and what a treat is was. A wonderful warm welcome we were made comfortable and relaxed. We decided on a starter of Ox tongue salad and goats cheese...More

Thank davidandedel
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our friends invited us out recently and we left it to them to suggest a restaurant not too far from where we live. They booked Lennons. We had not been here before. It was fantastic. The fresh fish was very fresh, I had scallops for...More

Thank Sandez
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5 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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