There is a wide range of restaurants in County Laois catering for a wide variety of tastes with a full range of menu prices. Eating out in Portlaoise can be both an enjoyable and entertaining experience. It is recommend to make a booking for the more popular places to eat in Portlaoise. When dining in Portlaoise you can select from restaurants specialising in seafood, steaks, Chinese, Indian, Italian, French Cuisine and traditional Irish Dishes.
- Blooms Restaurant and Guesthouse enjoys a fine reputation for food and hospitality to visitors and locals alike. Throughout the day you can enjoy home cooked food from our delicious restaurant.
Spago Italian Bistro
- Spago is an Italian Bistro and provides Portlaoise with a new and exciting dining choice.
Fiachri Country House Restaurant & Cookery School
- Cordon Bleu Style Cooking. Fiachrí Country house Restaurant and Cookery School is situated on the Laois / Tipperary border and is run by husband and wife team, Ailish and Enda Hennessy.
Preston house is a large old town house restaurant on Main Street Abbeyleix, run by the Dowling family, cooking award-winning traditional Irish & English food.
Open Thurs-Sat evenings and daytime Tues-Sat. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
This pub/restaurant is renowned for its good wholesome food. It has a reputation for having the best steaks in the area. Bar food is available all day and they do a great carvery for lunch. The interior is contemporary with separate little areas that make it ideal if you just want a drink with a few friends in a comfy location. They also have a nightclub upstairs, making this a popular hotspot with the locals.
24 Main Street, Portlaoise Tel: 057-8621106
Kingfisher Indian Restaurant
- The Kingfisher Indian Restaurant, has set new standards for Indian cuisine the world over. With specialist ingredients from rare spices through to exotic vegetables and fresh seafood our menu combines earthy, traditional Indian flavours with cutting edge style. This custom-built restaurant offers fine Indian cuisine in an elegant relaxed setting.
The Square Meal
Proprietors Philip & Margaret Duggan offer a quick bite or an extensive menu of home cooked food using local fresh produce. The restaurant caters for all palates in a casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you are sure to enjoy!
13 Market Square, Portlaoise.
Tel: 057-8681695. Email email@example.com
A good location for some refueling of quality food and hot drinks while shopping in Laois. Day time only.
Lyster Square, Portlaoise
Co Laois. Tel: 057-8663017
Caffé Latte @ The Arts
Serving Dunamaise Arts Centre Patrons for over 10 years with gourmet sandwiches, salads, hot & cold daily specials, soups and a large selection of fair trade teas and coffees
Dunamaise Arts Centre, 2 Church Street, Portlaoise. Tel:057-8663515
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois. Tel: 057-8678964
Treacy's of The Heath
Treacys Bar and Restaurant is a true landmark in County Laois having stood on the Heath since 1780. It has a long reputation for quality serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. If you are having a jar, leave the car and avail of their courtesy bus service which will get you home safely and in comfort!
The Heath, Portlaoise. Tel: 057-8646539
Proprietor Kevin Hennessy takes pride in providing good food, good service and good wines at affordable prices in this modern European restaurant. Everything is prepared in-house and cooked freshly to order and the menu includs exotic meats for the food adventurer.
Open 6 days a week (closed on Monday). Lunch 12:30-2:30pm, Dinner 6:30 to late.
24a Market Square, Portlaoise. Tel: 057-8680809
Lucky Palace Chinese & Cantonese Restaurant
Lucky Palace Chinese Restaurant in Portlaoise, offers the finest dining experience for authentic Chinese cuisine.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: 5.30pm-12.00 Midnight
Unit 3 Meehan House
James Fintan Lawlor Avenue
Portlaoise. Tel: 057-8660758
Royal China Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant opposite the cinema, at 2 Bank Place, Railway Street, Portlaoise. Tel: 057-8678555
Emperors House Restaurant
Emperors House brings an assorted array of exotic oriental dishes to Co.Laois with delicacies from Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and China. This is one menu guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds especially the Malaysian Satay dishes simmered in the fresh vegetable combinations.
Mon, Tues, Wed & Sat: 5pm to Midnight
Thurs, Fri & Sun: 12:30 to Midnight
1st Floor JFL House,
James Fintan Lawlor Avenue
Sol Oriens is the Steakhouse & Italian restaurant located at the entrance to The Heritage Resort in Killenard. An informal restaurant in a classical Italian style featuring an open plan kitchen with authentic pizza oven that serves steaks, pizza, pastas and salads.
Open for dinner from Wed to Sun inclusive.
Killenard, Co Laois