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Silken Thomas

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The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
+353 45 522 232
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08:00 - 23:30
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:30
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were at kildare village outlet and decided to grab a bit of lunch in the town went to a couple of places but were full and this was our last place to try it was very busy the restuarant was fully booked but they seen to us and found us a table right away. Our waiter was very pleasent... More 

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Thank tharper79
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for breakfast after shopping and it is a lovely cosy warm place. The staff were very friendly and the food was gorgeous. Will be back to try for dinner some evening.

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Thank natalie b
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just home from a great weekend spent at the silken Thomas. Great food,great staff and great accommodation. Looking forward to our next wee trip to Kildare.

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Thank SharonRobinson72
Portarlington, Laois, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and you get loads . 13.95 you can have carvery and a sweet. The food is hot . The staff are lovely. The managers are great asking is everything is ok. I would go back again and again

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Thank Elaine Mary H
County Kilkenny, Ireland
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great wholesome food and good location to meet up with friends and family. Good parking and very accessible for all. Very helpful and friendly staff .

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1 Thank pstapleton37
Wicklow
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch after been in Kildare village. Food, staff, and ambience all first class. Excellent value for money. Would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for lunch in Kildare.

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1 Thank 3sevens
Dunadry, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to stay here, as a stop off on our journey further west and also to shop in Kildare Village. There is a car park, voucher given by staff to validate parking. Check in is at the bar itself. We were met by Beata, one of the most friendliest staff we have ever met, asking if anything we needed and... More 

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Thank ontheroadagain567
Kildare Town, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love have a social drink in the Silken Thomas with friends and family. You can eat, drink, dance and sleep all in the one location. The staff are always really nice too.

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2 Thank Wayne_Fitz
Kildare
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just start by saying I go here at least once a month, for either breakfast or an evening meal. The food is always of a good standard, with generous portions. The staff are very friendly and always helpful. The place is lovely a cosy with open fires in the winter which is always welcome. It has a casual... More 

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1 Thank Andi W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting from America and the staff provided me with a great welcome. The food was fabulous. I especially recommend the Quay Chowder. The atmosphere was friendly. I highly recommend you stop by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:30
Thursday
08:00 - 23:30
Friday
08:00 - 00:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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