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Brooks Carlow

Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
+353 59 913 3111
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (30 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Passing through Carlow we came across 'Brookes' tucked away in a precinct off the High Street. Attractive stylish interior with a pleasant ambiance. The menu is varied with lots of choice and the food was fresh and good quality. The price was right for the...More

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast here on a recent visit The food and service was excellent Highly recommended. Definately will be back.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I visited Brooks of Carlow while staying in the town for a hen weekend. I found the restaurant to be bright and cheerful and the staff to be very friendly. I just had a coffee but it was lovely. The menu appeared to be varied...More

Thank costadreamer
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I god fish taco's here for lunch one Friday. It was literally just two wraps...not tacos toasted and served with a small salad and some salsa and tartar sauce. It cost €12.50 which to me was poor value for what I got. It tasted good...More

Thank Murphy2k14
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Visit for panceltic festival choir and this was recommended. First visit, teas cakes coffee, . Very good service quick efficient. Scone large and tasty as were the cakes..mmm Second visit for a late lunch. Arrived by 3-40 pm . service closed at 4!very good choice...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for mothers day with my partner. Arrived around 6, was seated straight away. I ordered nachos for starter which was amazing, was waiting ages for pizza. When it did finally come out there was one topping which i asked for on it. I...More

Thank lausielu
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The lady had chicken kiev I had BBQ pizza. Both huge portions, both full of flavour and both enjoyed. Staff very friendly and prices good. Would recommend Brooks to anyone going for food in Carlow.

Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What to say. Brooks used to be a very good little restaurant, mainly for breakfast or lunch. If you want dinner, Dinn Ri is a few steps away. Brooks recently underwent a renovation, and yes it looks lovely, but they are way over priced for...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered steak sandwiches. Under cooked side of floury chips. Who ruins chips? Non toasted batch bread. Cheap effort. Service was good and I tipped ten percent cent. Went to golden arches afterwards.More

Thank Willy M
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hi Willy, The Kitchen was really surprised to hear your feedback, as the Steak Sandwich is one of our most popular Lunch Specials. We only wish that you had brought it to our attention whilst in the restaurant, so that we could have addressed it...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Visited recently with a group of friends. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious. Overall a very enjoyable night and we will definitely be back for more.😊

Thank Frances M
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Hi Frances, Thanks so much for the great review. It is much appreciated and we are delighted to hear that we can expect to see you back with us again soon. From all the team @ Brooks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 913 3111
The newly renovated Brooks is a much loved haunt for coffee lovers by day and a great spot for relaxing and unwinding in a warm, friendly atmosphere over breakfast, brunch, a delicious signature sandwich or a popular lunch special – all made to order with fresh, local ingredients.

As the evening sets in, Brooks transforms into a casual dining restaurant offering an evening menu with fresh seafood, steak, burgers, pizza’s and a range of classic dishes as well as a selection of sharing platters and light bites.

TripAdvisor have awarded a 2016 Certificate of Excellence to Brooks.
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