Reddy’s is the oldest pub in Carlow and is well known with locals and tourists alike for their warm welcome. This family-owned business is a great place to eat, watch sports and of course sample a pint. A must visit while exploring the second smallest county in Ireland.
Gava Gastropub is well known for its great service, delicious food menu and a wide selection of drinks. The pub also has live sport showing on its big screen TVs, with various drink promotions running at the same time. What’s more, the pub has an impressive gin menu which is sure to keep any gin lovers happy!
Teach Dolmain is a popular spot for great food and for watching live sport on its big screen TVs. The winner of the Best Gastropub by the Irish Restaurant Awards in 2017, the pub is definitely a good spot for Sunday lunch or as a special food outing during the week.
Named Carlow’s best-licensed premises in 2016, Carpe Diem is a pleasant pub with open fires and a rooftop beer garden. The pub can get busy at the weekends when a great schedule of live music is put on and locals pack into the pub.
Osborne’s is a beautiful and homely pub situated within Rathanna village and close to the Blackstairs Mountains. The pub is as quaint inside as it is outside with its traditional wood panelled bar and shelves filled with memorabilia. The pub often puts on live traditional music and has adjoining accommodation for any visitors wanting to stay for the night.
The award-winning Dinn Rí Bar is situated right in the heart of Carlow town. The bar is part of Dinn Rí hotel and The Foundry nightclub. Customers can choose from a long list of drinks at Dinn Ri, and there is live traditional music or live sport shown on the big screen on a regular basis. The bar and venue are popular with larger groups and those looking for a fun and lively place to celebrate a special occasion.
Tully’s bar is a popular student bar with a lively atmosphere and great selection of craft beers and ales. The bar has an impressive beer garden with inviting antique furnishing, quirky memorabilia and a covered area should the weather take a turn for the worse.