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Sha-Roe Bistro

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Clonegal, Carlow, Ireland
+353 53 937 5636
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wexford, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my husband both agreed that this restaurant produces amazingly tasty food. Great atmosphere too.

Thank SineadEnniscorthy
Carlow, Ireland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Had been wanting to try this place for some time and my partner brought me in December for my birthday. Amazing food!! Unusual setting from your normal restaurant as it has the feel of a dining room in someones house more than a typical restaurant. Only open a couple of nights a week and needs to be booked well in... More 

Thank Keith L
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Despite the location, the inconvenience of getting all the way to this remote little house that reminds you of a relatives residence... This is by far the best restaurant in County Carlow. The hostess is mannered , her attention to detail impeccable! The food, well that is a wonderful story of exquisite ingredients, cooked to perfection. The pheasant, scallops, delicate... More 

Thank Ela D
Dublin, Ireland
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264 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal in Sha-Roe Bistro last week and we really enjoyed the experience. The food was good however not quiet to the same standard as our last visit. Service was excellent throughout and it is a very cosy restaurant as well. They also welcome kids and look after them very well. I would recommend a visit if... More 

Thank JOC834
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal here, a real treat, every morsel delicious. We had a late booking 9pm, and felt a little rushed, but service was good even though they were busy. An intimate and cosy setting. Next time we will try get an earlier booking. Fantastic menu which had lots of choice for a small bistro. We spent €75... More 

Thank Lauralilly
Carlow, Ireland
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Brought a friend here for her 50th birthday & we all really enjoyed the food, ambienceand service in this fantastic restaurant

Thank maryloo2014
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to me and didn't disappoint. Small and quaint set up with a lovely wood burning stove, the dining room is lovely. Every course was spectacular and the staff are extremely friendly and attentive. This is fine dining at its best - without the stiffness that sometimes comes with it. Very relaxing and enjoyable.

1 Thank nootalp
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

What can I say?! Sharoe is just fabulous, fantastic menu with perfectly cooked food! Such a warm welcome from the owners! Small , homely type restaurant with the very best in award winning cuisine. And the location, Clonegal ...just idyllic! A perfect evening with friends!

Thank Joanne O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food .. great service , best we have had in a long time ! 10 / 10 !!! Went here on a friends recommendation and was not disappointed

Thank Ronan H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I have eaten in Sha-Roe seven or eight times and have never been disappointed. It is a little "off the beaten track" - I have to travel over an hour to get there - but is well worth the journey. The room can get a little noisy at times but the food is wonderful. Good local produce, well cooked and... More 

Thank GerryPB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clonegal, Carlow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 53 937 5636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?