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Silken Thomas

) #2 of 25 Restaurants in Kildare ££ - £££ Irish, , European
The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
+353 45 522 232
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 379 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food, large dishes, attentive waiters and waitresses, good choice, well-suited for families with children

2  Thank silke_ritter
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with husband, 10 year old and 6 year old and 9mth old baby. Wonderful friendly service, great kids menu- even the baby food was delicious! Great value for that was absolutely delicious. Definitely one to return to.

Thank PaulineC191277
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My grandchild was treated royally food excellent, staff sooo nice. Atmosphere was great. The bill was reasonable.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Yes, i thoroughly enjoyed the food in this place.. i got the steak sandwich and salad an chips.. and was very tasty.. friends got a range of things from salads to chicken.. all looked lovely.. bill was too hefty either.. will be back here for...More

1  Thank Karl O
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came here one evening for a meal and cannot complain about anything, food cooked to perfection & very hot when served out. Staff lovely & very helpful & lovely atmosphere.

1  Thank angela h
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Met up with a bunch of work mates for a few drinks an a meal here 2 weeks ago and found it to be very spacious and clean, the food was lovely and not over priced and the craic was only mighty. Staff were very...More

1  Thank kevmal
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The whole family 8 in total had an excellent meal service was excellent in a lovely atmosphere.10 out of 10....

3  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Stopped for morning coffee and a scone, ended up getting a lift in their coach to the Irish Derby. Lovely staff couldn't do enough. Went back in the evening for a meal and it didn't disappoint. I had a great T bone steak and my...More

2  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A group of 18 of us were on a day trip to the Tipperary Garden Trail from Navan. We decided to have a meal on the way home in the Silken Thomas Hotel in Kildare town. We were all very pleased with the lovey meal...More

2  Thank Pamls13
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely food for any time of day. Breakfast lunch and dinner were delicious. Can't wait to return when visiting family again

2  Thank Danielle F
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Questions & Answers
Louise B
15 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Caroline K | Property representative |
Hi Louise, we have a separate restaurant called Chapter16, and we also have a full bar menu in our lounge area, all our menu's are available to view on our website, or our facebook page, Silken Thomas kildare, hope to see... More
Roy G
12 April 2015|
Response from BarryFlanagan1 |
Hi, Apologies in coming back to you. Yes, we do have Sky Sports in our bars & lounge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Kildare
  • Phone Number: +353 45 522 232
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Silken Thomas is a family operated business, established for over 30 years. Focussed on giving that warm Irish welcome, the Silken has a proven record in quality & service. Silken Thomas is centrally located in the heritage town of Kildare. Silken Thomas has everything under one roof. Two traditional bars that offer that unique Irish pub atmosphere, with live music to entertain. Our contemporary lounge is the perfect place for that quick bite or meal with friends. From breakfast, to a late evening snack, you will always find something to satisfy, from our extensive menu selection. Chapter 16 restaurant is our flagship eatery, and offers that little bit extra for your dining experience. With locally sourced produce, quality & freshness is assured. Silken Thomas provides all the services you would expect from a Quality assured pub, including ample free parking, wheelchair facilities, and a warm inviting welcome. Relax and enjoy your time in the Silken. In the heart of Kildare, use the Silken as your base to visit local attractions. These include, The Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens, The Kildare Village Outlet, Golf, Fishing and The Curragh racecourse.
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