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Brooks Carlow

Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
+353 59 913 3111
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Tullow Street, Carlow Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for breakfast but did not want at the usual breakfast far . To my delight I found delicious freshly bakes scones and excellent coffee were on offer at 8.00 am..

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Billys M
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for the 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear that you were so pleased with your breakfast coffee and freshly baked scones and thank you most sincerely for your positive recommendation on TripAdvisor. Many thanks from all at Brooks.

Reviewed November 5, 2018

Irish food is very meat and dairy heavy, so it was great to find a place with very healthy salads. Good prices too

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phyllis B
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Phyllis, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope that you'll pop in again sometime. Kind Regards from all the team.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely brunch here with my son. Arrived around 2pm , busy enough , you won't get "dinner" in the Irish sense but plenty of choice for brunch. Staff friendly and helpful. Love the way it has been renovated in recent times. Worth a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Irene F
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hi Irene, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your positive comments about Brooks on TripAdvisor. It's really encouraging to get nice reviews like yours and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed brunch with your son and that you rated...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited Brooks on Saturday at 2pm and the place was almost full, we were lucky to get the last available table. The staff were friendly and efficient. I has Scampi ans chips and it was absolutly delicious, dessert was Lemon Marangue pie which was to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eveleen F
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hi Eveleen, Just a note to say thank you very much for your lovely review and of course for the 5 stars. We are delighted with all of your positive feedback and we do hope to see you again. Kind Regards from all the Team.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We have just had to walk out of Brooks having sat for 20mins without anybody coming near us, despite a waitress walking up and down by us a number of times. We tried catching her eye but she was entirely in her own world. She...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 270ciarak
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Ciara, as per the telephone call made to you by a member of management, we do sincerely apologise and hope that you'll visit us again. Kind Regards from all the team @ Brooks

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Great and friendly service with a nice menu and location. We like it, our little girl enjoys the food and the coffee is great. Perfect for Breakfast or Lunch

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank I8910JYjamesl
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hello there, We just wanted to thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted with all of your positive comments and we do hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards from all the team at Brooks

Reviewed September 4, 2018

I have had food here a few time and wasn't too impressed in the past, but I went here for breakfast recently and had a fantastic meal. My wife and I both got the full breakfast which was delicious and the service that we received...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Murphy2k14
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hi there, We are so pleased to read your review about your recent breakfast experience in Brooks. Management, the kitchen and all of the staff at Brooks are thrilled that you rated your meal and the service so highly. Thank you very much for taking...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Carlow looking for a nice restaurant for dinner, stumbled upon Brooke’s, what s fabulous place to eat, the food was delicious, the service friendly & efficient. My family really enjoyed the whole experience! Next time we’re in Carlow we know where to go😊More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank barbaratrevor25n
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Hi there, Just a quick note to thank you very much for your lovely review. We're delighted that you found us and that your family enjoyed their meal and rated the service highly. Thank you most sincerely for taking the time out to write the...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

In here for a lunchtime visit. The menu is nice. The staff knew their job. Our meal could have been hotter and a little quicker arriving. But it is a nice place to visit and I will return.More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank darren r
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Darren, We just wanted to acknowledge your review and assure you that your feedback has been shared with management, the kitchen and the team at Brooks. We are delighted that you liked the menu and found the staff at Brooks to be competent. We...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

As I wasn’t feeling the greatest I wanted something light and refreshing, so I requested the granola bowl (outside breakfast hours) but was told no, then I requested some fruit and was also told no. I settled for some ice cream which was fine but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kackym
DinnRi_Response, Guest Relations Manager at Brooks Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hi there, We just wanted to acknowledge your review and let you know that it has been brought to the attention of management, staff and the kitchen. We have 3 different services, morning, lunch and evening and there is a change over for each, however...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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
Description
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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