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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tapas Restaurant
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“Wine and Tapas bar in Carlow. Well worth a visit. Roughly 30 minutes drive from the cottage.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
“ The stunning gallery space in Visual is located in the grounds of Carlow College in Carlow Town. Visual also hosts the local cinema club as well as live theatre, music and performances in the George Bernard Shaw Theatre. Lennon's Restaurant is located in Visual and is open for lunch and evening meals. It also supplies a Sunday brunch. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great pub & Restaurant Thursday night local play Irish music, Live music other nights ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Dinn Ri Is ideal for Food,Music and If you fancy a drink.Great atmosphere and they also show The rugby,Football and Gaa games. Lemongrass restaurant is nearby and Teach Dolmain serve lovely Fish and Desserts. Costa coffee is in the Town for coffee Lovers. Carlow museum is very Interesting for anyone that likes their History. Here you will find The smoking pipe of captain Myles Keogh who was killed in The Battle of Little Big Horn in 1896 and The original Gallows Trapdoor that was used to Hang Lucinda sly.She was the last woman to be Hanged in Carlow in the 19th Century. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good menu, locally sourced food, and always with a worthwhile vegetarian option.”
  • 1 local recommends
Automotive Shop
Shopping Mall
  • 3 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“This is for a young crew - you've probably outgrown it if your in your late 20s! But it is packed at the weekends. Opens at 11pm, up to €10 cover charge.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Train is a nice way to travel to Kilkenny, Waterford, Dublin... but check schedules first as they don't run very many times per day. Also, you have to get to Carlow - it's the nearest stop! A taxi from Ballin Temple to Carlow would be around €30.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Irelands unique sensory garden - a beautiful 2 acre set of gardens suitable for children, aged and people with special needs”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to watch the swans on the river or allow kids play in the platground”
  • 1 local recommends
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Tapas Restaurant
“Wine and Tapas bar in Carlow. Well worth a visit. Roughly 30 minutes drive from the cottage.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good menu, locally sourced food, and always with a worthwhile vegetarian option.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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