Conway's is a family run Pub & Restaurant, situated at the foot of Mt Leinster and the start of the South Leinster way walking trail. Conway's Bar and Restaurant is well know for its top quality homestyle food, using seasonal and locally sourced produce.
This Wetherspoon pub restaurant takes its name from the Tullow Gate, one of the four town gates of the old walls around Carlow. In 1361, ‘improvements’ to the walls were carried out at a cost of £500. However, in 1577, it was recorded that the walls of Carlow were ‘in ruins and down in many places.
Ballykealey House a fine palatial 18th century Gothic- Tudor style home, set on seven acres of lush parkland close to the picturesque village of Ballon. Nestled beneath the Blackstairs Mountains it offers guests a rural retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The Lord Bagenal Inn is a multiple award-winning family run hotel and restaurant featuring 39 spacious, elegant bedrooms decorated in a classic boutique style, providing a haven of peace and calm. Contemporary Irish and international cuisine is a strong offering of this property where there is a strong emphasis on using the finest local products along with daily specials from locally sourced suppliers.
The magnificent Barrow Valley is the setting for the Clashganny House Restaurant. Only yards from the picturesque Clashganny Lock, the restaurant is housed in a handsome granite 19th century building, perfectly placed to enjoy a short stroll along the banks of the River Barrow before dinner.
VISUAL is one of Ireland’s largest and most spectacular venues for contemporary art. Downstairs from the entrance lobby, the award winning Lennon’s Restaurant echoes the sleek modern feel of the building’s exterior with its unfussy, open plan layout and original art hanging on the walls. There is a sheltered terrace for al fresco dining with lovely views of the historic St. Patrick’s College and Carlow Cathedral.
Sha-Roe Bistro is situated between Huntington Castle and Osborne’s Pub in the centre of Clonegal, winner of Ireland’s Tidiest Village in 2014 and 2015. The restaurant, originally an 18th century inn, has been sympathetically restored and retains many old features which add to the welcoming ambience, including a large open stone fireplace and a tiny cottage window that reveals a glimpse into the kitchen.