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Egg-straordinary Easter Lunch in County Kildare

Top Family-Friendly Easter Lunch Spots recommended by Into Kildare

Easter is a time for families to come together and celebrate, and County Kildare offers an array of egg-straordinary dining options for a memorable Easter lunch. From picturesque countryside restaurants, to elegant hotel dining rooms and cosy gastro pubs, there’s something to suit every taste. Here are our top ten family-friendly spots, all proud members of Into Kildare, the official Kildare Tourism Board.

  1. Cliff at Lyons: Nestled in the heart of the serene Kildare countryside, Cliff at Lyons offers an idyllic setting for Easter lunch. Their restaurant serves up seasonal, locally sourced cuisine with a dedicated children’s menu. Ample outdoor space allows little ones to explore and play while parents relax.
  2. The Keadeen Hotel: Known for its warm hospitality and delectable cuisine, the family owned and run Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge is a popular choice for Easter celebrations. Their menu features traditional Irish fare alongside international favourites. Families can dine in the elegant dining room, in the comfortable bar or alfresco in the hotel’s beautiful gardens.
  3. Osprey Hotel: Located in Naas, the four-star Osprey Hotel provides a stylish setting for Easter lunch. Herald & Devoy, their on-site restaurant, highlights Irish produce in the dishes. Families can enjoy a relaxing meal in modern surroundings.
  4. Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel: Set amidst 1,100 acres of parkland, Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel offers a picturesque destination for Easter lunch. There are lots of dining outlets including formal and informal dining options including Kathleen’s Kitchen, The Carriage House, The Morrison Room and The Courtyard Bar. After the meal, kids can play in the outdoor playground and there are great places for the family to walk and explore.  Located just outside the busy town of Maynooth, the hotel is easily accessible from all parts of the country and its historic setting is very impressive.
  5. The K Club: Experience luxurious dining at The K Club in Straffan, an historic estate on 550 acres offering several dining options. There are several formal and informal dining options available including relaxed family dining at South which serves great burgers and casual fare to formal dining in the Barton Restaurant, tasty treats in the Henry Lounge and a great choice of modern European cuisine served daily in the Palmer Restaurant. There are beautiful gardens and some lovely walks around the property which is set on the banks of the River Liffey.
  6. Harte’s of Kildare: This charming gastropub in the square in Kildare Town is perfect for a relaxed Easter lunch. With a menu featuring hearty Irish dishes and a welcoming atmosphere, Harte’s of Kildare is a favourite among locals and visitors alike.
  7. Fallon’s of Kilcullen:  Located in the heart of Kilcullen, Fallon’s offers a sophisticated but relaxed dining experience. Their Easter menu boasts an array of culinary delights, perfect for families looking to indulge in delectable cuisine. With its open fire, and traditional bar, Fallon’s offers guests a warm and friendly service.
  8. The Dew Drop Inn: This traditional Irish pub in Kill caters to families seeking a relaxed Easter lunch. With a menu featuring classic pub fare and a lively atmosphere, The Dew Drop Inn provides the perfect setting for a laid-back holiday meal.
  9. The Silver Restaurant: This stylish and bright restaurant is located at the world famous, Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.   Offering home cooked fresh food, daily bakes and a great range of both hot and cold buffet choices, this restaurant is a great place to meet up and enjoy a hearty meal.  A trip to The Silver Restaurant also offers visitors the chance to visit the Museum of Style Icons and to do the Factory Tour where guests can see the famous jewellery and cutlery being made before their very eyes. The Museum of Style Icons has some really interesting and original garments once owned and worn by the stars of the big and small screen and the free to visit museum is a must visit for all fans of film, fashion and music.
  10. The Glenroyal Hotel: The Glenroyal Hotel in Maynooth has a diverse food offering featuring both traditional Irish dishes and international cuisine. Guests can enjoy a range of options, including hearty breakfasts, flavourful lunches, and delicious dinners, prepared using locally sourced ingredients and served in a welcoming atmosphere.
  11. The Court Yard Hotel: Join The Court Yard  for a delightful Easter celebration and treat yourself to their scrumptious Sunday carvery! Indulge in a mouthwatering feast with family and friends as they serve up an array of delicious dishes, from succulent roast meats to fresh seasonal vegetables or why not Celebrate all Weekend long with a beautiful afternoon with their Eggstravagent Afternoon Tea Delights! Only €30 per person.