The Aboretum in Leighlinbridge
Carlow eateries have been nominated for accolades at the Irish Restaurant Awards for 2019.
They include the Aboretum Home and Garden Heaven and Rachel's Café which has been nominated for an award in the "Best Restaurant" category.
Meanwhile, The Riverbank Restaurant in Tullow has been nominated in the category of "Best Casual Dining".
A third Carlow restaurant, The Clink Boutique Hotel's Cell 38 1/2 has also been nominated in the "Best Restaurant Manager", "Best Casual Dining" and "Best Hotel Restaurant" categories.
The Leinster Regional Awards event - where all county winners will be announced - takes place on March 6 in the Killashee Hotel, Naas.