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Silken Thomas

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The Square | Kildare Town, Kildare, Ireland
+353 45 522 232
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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

3 Thank barretts1606
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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

3 Thank delfawcett
County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 Square in Kildare and there is ample parking around. It is a warm, hospitable place... More 

2 Thank Mairin7622
Portarlington, Ireland
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 the menu and they also have a carvery so there is a lot to choose... More 

2 Thank MADoyle26
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bp7447
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and good food we have been a good few times and will definitely be back. The night club is well ran and they have super dj's that play super tunes. Both breakfast and dinner is good.

2 Thank Huneybeeeee
Collingswood, New Jersey
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I ate here during our recent visit to Kildare and we really enjoyed this restaurant. The food was delicious, the servers were friendly and the atmosphere was fun. We will definitely eat here again.

2 Thank Iwaswandering
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were passing through Kildare on our wat to Cork and had lunch here. The staff was very helpfull en the food was basic and great. Recommendable!!!

2 Thank Hans L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I stay in the Lord Edward anytime I'm in Kildare the pub is great great banter and lovely pints in it the food is of exceptionally high quality never left disappointed but the main feature of the place are the staff the staff are excellent and always make you feel welcome especially Beata she is a lovely lady who goes... More 

2 Thank Ed O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?