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Riverbank Restaurant

Mill Court, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 915 2944
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mill Court, Carlow, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit..very friendly and very helpful staff, nothing too much trouble. Lovely atmosphere great ambiance,would highly recommend also child friendly. Good parking and price not bad either. We will be returning. 🤗🤗🤗🤗

1  Thank rockie222
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A table of 4, 2 adults and 2 children... It started with a jug of warm tap water and it didn't get any better from there. The children seemed pleased with their chicken nuggets and chips the adults however was somewhat different. I had the...More

6  Thank Keith D
Reviewed 23 September 2017

the food is average, the chef/owner is very abrupt and could do with a course in customer service. the place itself is well decorated, upstairs is particularly nice and the flowers outside are lovely, but the atmosphere created by the chef ruined the experience for...More

1  Thank karenkh73
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I recently had lunch at Riverbank Restaurant and was really impressed by service, surroundings and food. It was a busy time but we felt no pressure to finish up. The food was easily the best I have ever had and the service was excellent. I...More

Thank glentubber
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We're visiting Ireland & this restaurant was recommended by our innkeeper. Great location, fabulous ambience, awesome service, and AMAZING food. We enjoyed the prix fixe option - a multi-course meal at a great, very reasonable price. The chef/owner, Sharon, was gracious & welcoming. Highly recommend...More

1  Thank Delores M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

After touring around the vicinity we pulled in here for lunch. We both had lasagna which was fresh and definitely home made but a little bit more would have been nice. But, in fairness there was plenty of salads and chips (which were a little...More

1  Thank Markleigh76
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this restaurant, Sharon the owner was brilliant, the food she cooked was outstanding, she seriously couldn't have done anymore to make our night more special. The waitress was so nice and caring. Seriously we couldn't recommend this restaurant enough, superb food, very friendly...More

Thank anndY3005XA
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner in the Riverbank. We ordered steak and it was excellent. Cooked exactly how we like it, veg and fries were also freshly cooked. For desert we got sticky toffee pudding and apple tart and custard, they were to die for! Really...More

Thank Jenny h
Chardonary, Owner at Riverbank Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Dear Jenny H Many thanks for your excellent review on our restaurant. I am glad ye enjoyed your evening with us and I will pass on your compliments to the girls. Many thanks again for taking the time to give us such positive feedback. Kind...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

After 90 minutes we left the restaurant without getting our dinner despite several assurances from staff. Very disappointing. We waited for 60 minutes having finished our starter.More

Thank derekog6
Chardonary, Owner at Riverbank Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear Derekog6 I wish to pass on my sincere apologies for your delay last Saturday night. As you know their was a large group of bridge players including yourselves who were playing bridge in the close by hotel. We did our best to accommodate roughly...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was among a group of 60 people , approx, here recently for a function. I only heard very good reports from those around me about the food. I had the very nice soup, the melt in your mouth lamb shank and cheesecake. All were...More

Thank joero
Chardonary, Owner at Riverbank Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Dear Joero. Many thanks for your excellent review on our restaurant. The night in question was a pleasure to have and I am very pleased to see how much you enjoyed your evening with us. I will pass on your compliments to the girls. Many...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Court, Carlow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 915 2944
The Riverbank Restaurant is a award winning restaurant over looking the River Slaney. The restaurant is over two floors catering for large groups, families and romantic couples. Their is a extensive variety of food available ranging from Irish Beef to freshly caught fish to include scallops, crabmeat, monkfish, cod and a House favorite Seafood Pancake. There are also a wide variety of stir fry, curry and pasta dishes available. A la Carte menu and Early bird menu served from 6pm daily, Early Bird Menu is a three course meal which to include steak at no extra supplement for €25. We specialise in home cooked fresh food and have a wide choice of homemade dessert which are mouth watering just to look at! Also a special place for a relaxing Sunday Lunch with main courses priced at on €10.95. Looking forward to cooking for you in my restaurant. Sharon - Chef /Owner
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