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Silken Thomas

The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
+353 45 522 232
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (15 reviews)
“lasagne” (8 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went here on our honeymoon and I have to say this was one of the best breakfasts I've ever had to date. We managed to have 3 full length conversations with some of the most inviting locals and felt like we had sunk into a...More

2  Thank Ezekiel K
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I eat here quite often, enjoy a few scoops. I have posted a couple of good reviews already. I encourage you to try the breakfast. The wings are nice and most meals are substantial and tasty. The staff are friendly. Today I found this specials...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Restaurant come pub.. popular with locals... Excellent menu, and have carvery for those who go for that kind of thing... Good atmosphere and quick service....Car park at the back ...can get a wheelchair in with some help and maneuvering through the front.... ..By far the...More

1  Thank Mandy4711
Reviewed 30 March 2017

i run the army reunion held every yeaar in the currsgh camp and we always stay here the roos are well away from traffic and noise theres a nightclub attached to the pub but your hotel key will get you free entry beata is fantastic...More

1  Thank Joady P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

good selection on the menu and arrived quickly and very tasty, very comfy seats and a warm and cosy atmosphere.

2  Thank barretts1606
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A first rate semi casual eatery with good wine and a great atmosphere. The goats cheese with beetroot is inspired, the service is excellent and unpolished. Cannot be beaten Cannot fault it

2  Thank delfawcett
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If travelling on the M7 and you feel like something to eat, the Silken Thomas restaurant in Kildare town is worth considering. Blessed with both a restaurant and a carvery you can depend on finding something to your taste. It is conveniently situated on the...More

2  Thank Mairin7622
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Walked in right at lunch time 100% sure we wouldn't get a table but to our relief we didn't have to go back out into the cold day and there was plenty of room. I didn't realise how big the pub was. They serve from...More

2  Thank MADoyle26
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were staying in Lord Edwards and ate all our meals in the Silken Thomas. The staff were friendly and took the time to understand what we liked before they made recommendations. The food was excellent and the service was very good, we'll be back.

2  Thank xek6977
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We visited silken Thomas this morning for breakfast .. outstanding service as always from Frances .. and Caroline Thank u so much for ur kindness and fantastic service and for our Christmas breakfast

2  Thank Judith B
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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$25
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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