Wining and Dining at Woodford

Treat you and yours

Wine & Dine in Carlow

Discover our bar & restaurant

Our resident Dolmen bar is the perfect place for a relaxing drink after a busy day. Choose from a wide drink’s menu including local gins and whiskeys. A traditional Carlow bar where you can savour the local atmosphere.

The Plum Tree Bistro serves dishes prepared with fresh, local produce, including herbs from our head chefs herb garden! Enjoy a delicious selection of food from our carvery or evening menu.

In line with current Government Public Health restrictions indoor dining in our Bistro is only open to hotel guests and those with proof of full vaccination or having recovered from Covid.  We have two outdoor dining spaces for others wishing to dine with us. See our range of menus below.

Plum Tree Bistro


Winner of the best restaurant in Carlow, awarded by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, The Plum Tree Bistro serves exquisite food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Loved by our guests and locals our delicious menus are filled with American, French, British and local cuisine.

Our Head Chef Laurence Richards comes to us with a worldwide wealth of experience – having previously cooked for royalty in London’s United Oxford and Cambridge Gentlemen’s Club and perfected the perfect steak in Canada’s finest steak house.

All menus are sample and subject to change.

Lunch & Lite-Bites

Orangery & Bistro

Sunday Menu

Dolmen Bar

Comfortable bar with friendly staff

Kickback and relax in the Dolmen Bar.

Spend the evening in the comfortable surroundings of the Dolmen Bar soaking up the local atmosphere reliving the tales of the day in the company of our friendly staff who will look after your every need, what better way to end a long day.

Our friendly bar staff are only too happy to make you a cocktail or choose from our extensive from our gin menu.

Chef Secrets

Comfortable bar with friendly staff