We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 917 9245
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (48 reviews)
“ox tongue” (3 reviews)
“cod goujons” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & GB Shaw Theatre | Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (195)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual Lennons does not disappoint. The starters, Chef's Specials or the Main Menu will satisfy the most discerning palate. The Smoked Trout Pate, Roast Pork with picked cabbage and the extra roasted potatoes were sublime. All ingredients are sourced from local Irish producers and...More

1  Thank Rod K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here accidentally, but we're so happy to find it. The food was delicious. The staff are so nice and friendly. The sun was shining , we had one of the many tables outside. We could've stayed for hours, everything was perfect. Highly recommend....More

Thank kim814
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Lunched here twice, food is all locally sourced or made in house and service very friendly. Plumb chutney a highlight which they sell by the jar well worth takes no a few home.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I had a couple of glasses of wine here because it was teeming outside. What else can you do? Great staff and ambiance although most of the women were on scones. Never did like them much. In fact, they all pretty much looked like they...More

Thank drjackyjones
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

As always, it is a pleasure to dine at Lennons. The menu offers a good variety of rustic and healthy dishes, most with locally sourced ingredients, for lunch and dinner. I have yet to try something from the menu (including the ever-changing exciting specials) that...More

Thank Jill88lovinglife
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great food, lovely atmosphere, good location with entertainment for kids on the arts centre. Sunday roast was excellent as was the halomi cheese main course that I had. Children's food was quite interesting, including small roast portion and an all day breakfast. Much better than...More

Thank Tooher
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I came with my boyfriend here for our anniversary and it didn't disappoint us. The food and decoration are very nice in this restaurant. Good atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank KatiaPG
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We went for an 'Early Bird' meal, before going in to the theatre next door. There is a very good menu, with plenty of gluten free options. 'Specials of the Day' are written up on the blackboard, mostly fish dishes. One can mix choices from...More

Thank Sarlaur
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wonderful place great staff especially annemarie and jason fantastic food, local produce as far as possible excellently cooked this place never disappoints. Well done to all.

Thank rosieslatt
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Lennon is like visiting the seceret garden the staff are very friendly the food is lovely my only quibble is the menue could do with an overhaul😃

Thank Marguerite_Kearney
Nearby Restaurants
Mimosa Wine & Tapas Bar
514 reviews
.21 km away
Teach Dolmain Pub & Restaurant
348 reviews
.28 km away
Brasserie 15
322 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Delta Sensory Gardens
100 reviews
.68 km away
Carlow County Museum
63 reviews
.27 km away
Visual Carlow
59 reviews
.04 km away
County Carlow Military Museum
21 reviews
.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lennons@VISUAL staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing