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Lotus Chinese Restaurant

Hanover Court 2 Kennedy Avenue, Carlow R93 P7W4, Ireland
+353 59 913 1986
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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Asian, Fusion, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Hanover Court 2 Kennedy Avenue, Carlow R93 P7W4, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

William runs a splendit establishment .Menu was fantastic we had 2 platters for starters house rose beautifull wine 2 mains and fried rice was plenty for all 4 of us fritters with ice cream for desert all in all a lovely experience .Keep up the...More

Thank sean h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First customers in on a Saturday evening, greeted by the friendliest waitress, Corrine and Nicole looked after us, food was delicious and I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone, we will definitely be back next time we visit Carlow

Thank Harveyking50
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

20 or more years ago, before oriental style restaurants were as common as they are today, The Lotus was one of the better ones, very busy, reservations required & deserving patronage. Not un- expectedly the staff has changed & the number reduced. No reservation was...More

Thank Declan Mark J
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of a lovely meal with my wife. There was a new dish on offer, Chinese spiced beef cheek which my wife opted for.In all her years of eating all types of beef dishes, this one is the most memorable. Never before had...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 4 February 2017

i had been here before and had a nice experience The Chips were over cooked, the rice was dry greasy pork in my terrible service . I would recommend eating anywhere else in carlowMore

Thank Thomas M
William T, Owner at Lotus Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hello Thomas, I'm really sorry you had a disappointing meal. I would love to hear the full story from you as I could not tell wheather you had it as a takeout or sit-in. For every sit-in table, my trained staff would always do a...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We used to get a regular takeaway,was so good, but about a week before Christmas we got one , now was not nice at all we were not great after it, so disappointed taught we found the best Chinese in town, what a let down...More

Thank teresa w
William T, Owner at Lotus Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Hello Teresa, I'm really sorry that you were disappointed and had a bad experience with your take-away. Would you mind calling into the restaurant and tell me the full story of how we may 'get our act together' because from your review I don't comprehend...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Terrible food and terrible service . I would recommend eating anywhere else in carlow but this restaurant . We could bot even agree if the meat in our dishes was chicken as it was grey and cut into rectangular pieces . We had to ask...More

1  Thank Jason_Carlow
William T, Owner at Lotus Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hello Jason. It really hurts to see what you had experienced and I could tell the anger inside you from your post. However, I am sure you had mistaken us for a different restaurant because from your description, it doesn't match with our meat description....More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went for son's birthday, he was treated like a king. The starters and mains were absolutely fantastic and the service from everyone involved was wonderful. Had a half bottle of Chilean red as part of set menu deal, it was very drinkable and enjoyed, rare...More

Thank OkeeffeVince
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Visited Lotus over the weekend as part of a group and once again, very impressed with the food and the service. Love the new menu. I cannot overstate the level of customer service here, nothing is a problem, even when dealing with a group of...More

Thank tom-kilkenny
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Went in for a cheeky Chinese before going out on the lash. Set us up proper for the night. 10/10 would eat at again.

Thank Wil R
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$18 - US$43
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanover Court 2 Kennedy Avenue, Carlow R93 P7W4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Carlow
  • Phone Number: +353 59 913 1986
Established in 1988, Lotus Chinese Restaurant is the oldest and leading Chinese restaurant in Carlow.Located in the heart of Carlow town, we have a strong reputation for exquisite food,friendly service and a range of Fine Wines. Offering a range of Cantonese,Chinese and European dishes. Various sizes of parties are welcomed. RESTAURANT- Our menus offer quality food, featuring a wide and various Cantonese; Chinese and European Cuisine, with Seafood a specialty. Spacious and welcoming restaurant with a wonderful service in a relaxed and intimated settings. A Special 2 Courses Menu and Weekend Menu for a reasonable price.
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