Silken Thomas
Kildare Town County Kildare IE
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Three time winner of the prestigious County Kildare Black and White Pub of the Year. The Silken Thomas, Kildare Town is your ultimate destination venue. You can literally EAT, DRINK, DANCE, SLEEP on-site which has become the motto for this iconic pub.

Flanagan’s lounge is a classically styled suburban bar designed to ensure customers experience a more intimate and cosy night in. It has an  extensive menu suiting a plethora of tastes for more casual dining. Food is served daily until 9:45 pm and until 9:15 pm on Sunday’s.

For more contemporary dining, guests can enjoy dinner in Chapter 16, a modern and bright restaurant, with views of Kildare’s historic market square. The restaurant offers fresh produce at all times leading to an exciting menu of international dishes served with a lavish touch of imagination. This culinary forte for which Chapter 16 is largely known is due to the pursuit of excellence associated with the Silken Thomas.

Visitors to the Silken Thomas can enjoy drink in Flanagan’s lounge or the adjoining bars of Squires and Lil’s. Here an extensive and impressive range of craft beers, gins, popular drinks and cocktails are available. Relax by the cosy fire in traditional bar Lil’s, or soak up some of the sports memorabilia is Squires and enjoy all the sports coverage.

Dance the night away in award-winning nightclub Tigerlily which is open every Friday and Saturday night as well as Sunday nights for bank holidays.

After a busy night our relax and put your feet up in one of our 20 well appointed en-suite bedrooms at the Lord Edward Accommodation. Awarded a certificate of excellence by Tripadvisor in 2015 & 2016, the Lord Edward consistently delivers a positive experience for its guests.

The Silken Thomas is located just off exit 13 on the M7 and is situated in the heart of Kildare Town. Kildare Village Outlet shopping is a 10 minute walk from the Silken Thomas. Other near by attractions include the Irish National Stud, the Curragh Racecourse, Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons and golf to name a few. For more details on the Silken Thomas and its menu offerings, visit

8am - 11.30pm Monday - Thursday 8am - 12.30am Friday - Saturday 9am - 11.00pm Sunday