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Chapter 16

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The Square | Silken Thomas, Kildare, Ireland
+353 45 522 232
08:00 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was lovely. Had the chicken caeser salad for starter, Burger for main and death by chocolate for desert. My husband had chicken wings, ribeye steak and meringue. Was all very nice. Starter, main and desert for 2 people and 2 drinks was €65 which was ok but what i didnt like was the seating was very cramped. It was... More 

1 Thank Sabrina R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Chapter 16 twice now, once with two other couples and most recently yesterday with friends for family confirmation celebration. While each time has been different scenes/people, the atmosphere, food and staff have all been the same...excellent. Yesterday there were a number of other large bookings, but the staff were not only super friendly & helpful, but the... More 

2 Thank Ian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went one Saturday night for dinner and we weren't disappointed. Had a 3 course meal and wine very reasonable priced. Food was to die for and the dessert wow. Definitely be back again

2 Thank dbt40
Carlow, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We could not handle kildare village mania any longer and decided to come into the town for late lunch / early evening meal. We spotted silken thomas to our relief. We were not necessarily looking for a full sunday dinner but i am so glad i picked the pork belly main it was really fab. Mum had the thai chicken... More 

1 Thank ndcarlow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

After a bad night at this restaurant in December we were invited back to try again. I'm glad to say that it was well worth it. The service was very good. Polite serving as well. The garlic mushrooms and caeser salad we had for starters were very tasty. Carbonara was huge and nice. 6oz fillet steak was amazing. Fish and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Work night out. Bad choice. The service was very slow. Wanted to take food order before drinks. Wasn't that busy. Food was ok but the desserts were really bad and we returned all of them. And then they were charging for them.on the.Bill. tea was served and it was extremely weak, even after stiring and squeezing. Can't understand that. Beef... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in and had lunch after being in Kildare Village. Lovely cosy place with very friendly staff. Will be back very happy customers.

Thank natalie b
County Laois, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at Chapter 16 and to be honest we were disappointed . More by the fact that it just didn't live up to its previous reviews than that it wasn't good. The surroundings are very pleasant , the staff and service all one could ask for but the menu is to be kind challenged and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Called in on a whim its local to me so never near by always exploring other areas, the staff where great food was excellent but took its time on arriving, i always judge a place by its steak. I'll be back

1 Thank Joseph D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Space is clean spacious with comfortable seating. The heating is perfect, not to warm or too cold. The food is very well presented. The steak is exactly and evenly done how I asked it. The prices are reasonable. It's simply a very good place.

Thank Ahmed A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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 | Silken Thomas, Kildare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Kildare
  • Phone Number: +353 45 522 232
For the ultimate night out why not dine in our restaurant Chapter 16 and enjoy a few drinks in Traditional Irish Bar Squires-Lils (Live Music), or Flanagan's Lounge - our Award Winning and Failte Ireland Approved establishment will cater for all your needs ensuring a quality experience and service with a smile. Later dance the night away in our award winning state of the art night club Tigerlily. Sleep it off in one of our 18 bedroom en-suite Lord Edward Accommodation. Whatever takes your fancy, our staff will be delighted to help.

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