The Kildare dining scene is one of the best in the country, from hearty comfort food to Michelin-starred fine dining, there are restaurants for every palate.
One thing is for certain, you will never be hungry while travelling throughout County Kildare. Here, chefs look to the land and sea for inspiration in creating their menus. Seafood plucked straight from the sea, the freshest produce from local growers, and rotating menus built around what’s in season are mainstays on the Kildare dining scene. For a lighter option there are cafés serving coffee, cakes, sandwiches and ice-cream. Or for those on the run the many takeaways and shops can instantly satisfy your hunger. Throughout the county, talented chefs are waiting to show off their delectable creations that will have you coming back for seconds. No matter what it is you’re looking for, you will be left spoilt for choice on places to eat in Kildare.
In light of Covid-19 restrictions, numerous events and activities in Kildare may have been postponed or cancelled and a lot businesses and venues may be temporarily closed. We recommend you to check with relevant businesses and/or venues for latest updates.
Award wining gastropub that carefully sources its produce and brews its own selection of gins and craft beers. A great dining experience and value for money.
Two-Michelin star restaurant celebrating local produce, led by Chef Jordan Bailey, former head chef at 3-star Maaemo in Oslo.
A cosy plush 1920s decorated bar and restaurant offering a variety of culinary experiences.
Mouth watering menus prepared by top chefs, served in a stylish and relaxed setting by a team who really cares.
Burtown House in Co. Kildare is an early Georgian House near Athy, with a charming 10 acre garden open to the public.
Butt Mullins is a family run business known for their warm customer service and attention to detail for over 30 years.
Cookes of Caragh is a well-established family run Gastro pub, has been involved in the hospitality industry for the past 50 years.
Offering the very best of local produce to create a twist on modern Irish cuisine with some international dishes.
Michelin recommended food experience that offers delicious food in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.
Award-winning gastropub serving Irish cuisine, artisan beers and steak cooked on a hot stone.
Magnificent American & Tex-Mex food, great value and friendly service along with cocktails & craft beers accompanied by lively music.
Kalbarri is a family-run cookery school and catering business operating from Kilcullen in Co. Kildare. With an emphasis on wholesome family cooking from the freshest ingredients, Siobhan Murphy and her […]
Lemongrass Fusion Naas offers a wonderful fusion of the best Pan-Asian cuisine.
Located along the Grand Canal in Sallins, Lock13 is Kildare’s 1st Ever Brewpub.
The ultimate destination venue. You can literally EAT, DRINK, DANCE, SLEEP on-site which has become the motto for this iconic pub.
The Auld Shebeen Gastro Bar & Canalside B&B are situated on the banks of the canal in Athy Co. Kildare. Having opened their doors in July 2020 following an extensive […]
A family restaurant set in the heart of Kildare town.
Classic Irish cuisine from chef Sean Smith in the Kildare countryside.
A relaxed family friendly dining experience overlooking the Grand Canal.