Restaurants - IntoKildare


Bake have focused on traditional Irish baking with a modern twist.  Creating incredible flavour, inspirations, spice and the landscape of modern Irish flavours.

Bake will offer all things home cooking/baking related, including their first book “Bake”,  along with Sweet spice mixes, wooden spoons and tea towels etc.

They will offering some amazing produce from their cookbook such as fresh Bracks, Cupcakes and Brownies.

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Barberstown Castle

They traditionally offer an eclectic mix of French and Irish country house dining prepared by Head Chef Bertrand Malabat and his team who have been working in Barberstown castle for the past twenty years and counting.


Barberstown Castle will be selling Freshly baked brown bread, scones and short bread at the Taste of Kildare.

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Clanard Court Hotel

Clanard Court Hotel pride themselves on being a family-owned ‘true gem of a hotel’ and are well renowned for their great Irish hospitality!

Winner of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award  and County Kildare Chamber Business Awards.

The Clanard Court Hotel will be offering delicious sweet and savoury crepes, Artisan Wraps and Salads.

They will also be selling Bottles of Baileys Pale Ale along with jars of homemade sauces and relish.

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Court Yard Hotel

Based in the heart of Leixlip, it is the home of the Legendary Guinness story.

Arthur Guinness established a brewery on Main Street, Leixlip.  The Court Yard is on the same very site of Guinness.

Indulge in a unique Afternoon Tea experience from the Court Yard Hotel.

The Court Yard Hotel will be offering their very own Guinness inspired afternoon tea at the Taste of Kildare.

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Domo's Emporium

At Domo’s Emporium, you will enjoy the fine locally produced food and beverages. Their aim is to provide you with the very best of Irish hospitality and a warm welcome.

Domo’s Emporium will be serving Irish Beef and Kildare Craft Pale Ale Pie with locally sourced baby potatoes,

Poached free range Thai chicken curry with lime leaves, coriander and braised Basmati rice.


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Fizz Bizz Ireland

Fizz Bizz will deliver the WOW factor! Serving guests chilled bubbles. They offer bespoke packages to suit any private, corporate, or weddings event.

They have been a crowd favourite in previous Taste of Kildare events with the quality Prosecco and quirky mini food van.

Fizz Bizz Ireland will be serving Chilled prosecco at the Taste of Kildare event.

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Firecastle is an artisan grocer, bakery, café, delicatessen.

They are known for the aroma of freshly baked goods and brewed coffee that awakens the senses as you enter their store.

At the taste of Kildare, Firecastle will be selling a selection of its very own range of made sauces, pesto, jams and freshly baked bread.

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Gaelic Burger

National Winners: Best Gourmet Burger Specialist 2022🏆

Gaelic Burger are a National Gourmet Burger Bar and also serve freshly made coffee,

Gaelic Burger will be offering Gourmet Burgers and Fries at the Taste of Kildare Event

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Grá Pizza

Grá Pizza specialise is woodfired Pizza,

Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza, made in Ireland

They use only the best Irish and Italian ingredients

Grá pizza will sell a selection of 4 – 5 pizza dishes and soft drinks at the Taste of Kildare

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Ginger's BBQ

Ginger’s BBQ specialise in creative and unique slow cooked BBQ dishes.

During the taste of Kildare event they will be serving:

Ginger’s BBQ Pork Doughnut,

Chicken Karaage Burger,

Vegan Lamb Donner Burger,

Korean Chicken Burger,


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Harte's of Kildare

A multi award winning Gastropub located in the heart of the market square in Kildare,

Award-winning food starts with choosing the best ingredients.

“We use only sustainable fish, fully traceable Board Bia approved Irish Beef, Poultry, Pork and Bacon & support local artisan growers and producers”

Harte’s will be serving tasters of their braised meats and will also be selling their offering at the Taste of Kildare.

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Indie Spice Grill

Indie Spice Grill is an authentic Indian restaurant based in Naas Co. Kildare.

An exceptional spectacle of Indian cuisine, the experienced and dedicated chefs make every meal from Indie Spice restaurant a taste sensation.

Indie Spice Grill will be serving Vegetable samosas and Chicken Tikka Masala for starters,

For mains they will be offering Vegetable Biryani and Chicken Tikka Masala.

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Kildare Candle Barn

Kildare Candle Barn produce a range of luxury hand poured candles, reed diffusers and home fragrance gift boxes.

All items are made in their local barn situated near Kildangan.

They only use premium wax and oils to ensure a fabulous sensory experience, the high quality candles fragrance will last long after it has extinguished.

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Kildare House Hotel

Kildare House Hotel will present three-courses on a plate.

A seeded goats cheese ball in a parmesan basket with black cherry,

Blade of beef tartlet, onion jam, red onion jus and parmesan crisp.

Coconut truffle four layer lollipop with chocolate crumb.

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Kilkea Castle

Feel like royalty on the grounds of one of the oldest inhabited Castles in Ireland. Kilkea Castle offer a luxury experience for breakfast lunch and dinner.

The Culinary Team at Kilkea Castle ensures all produce is sourced from ethical suppliers.

Kilkea Castle will create a warm Mushroom Tea broth with Beef cheek, pickled shimeji Mushroom and Kilkea radish Oil for the taste of Kildare event this year.

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Lily White Ice Cream

Serving freshly whipped Ice cream, Slushy drinks, popcorn and soft drinks.

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Nolan's of Kilcullen

Nolan’s of Kilcullen is a family run butchers established in 1886 and located in Kildare. In store they sell many prizewinning products from Sausages, to Spiced Beef to incredible Black & White Puddings, Home Cured Low Salt Rashers and Topside Hams.

During the Taste of Kildare event they will be using a BBQ to serve their famous Nolan’s Beef Burgers.

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Pure Oskar

Pure Oskar are a Kildare based brand that offer natural handmade soaps as well as soy waxed candles.

They also produce organic mist waater sprays, essential oils, gift boxes and the iconic Curragh Sheep soap bar.

Pure Oskar will intend to sell eco friendly accessories such as bamboo soap dishes, soap sisal bags and bamboo toothbrushes.

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Saba Restaurant

Saba are a fresh, high quality Thai and Vietnamese eatery.

Apart from being known for serving quality fresh food, the main standout is their service. Being part of the Saba Family extends across everything they do and has become a fundamental part of how they treat customers!

Saba will serve Thai Curries,

Stirfries, Saba Spice Bags and soft drinks.

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Shoda Market Café

The Shoda Market Café have an ethos to serve simple, great, wholesome food.

They will be serving freshly baked eclairs, cupcakes and scones along with their speciality coffee from their trained baristas.

Make sure to keep an eye out for their quirky catering truck which will be located at the taste of Kildare event !

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Smoked by 33 South Main

Smoked by 33 South Main are renowned for their incredible Chicken Wings which come in some unique and distinctive flavours.

They will be serving a variety of comfort food including:

Chicken Wings,

Slow Cooked Ribs,

Burgers and Loaded Fries


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Spice Genie

Chris Braganza’s Cooking is wonderfully instinctive, adding his own twists.

His spicing is empathetic and sublimely balanced

The Spice Genie specialises in Artisan Indian street food. The have featured on the battle of the food trucks on RTÉ One and also managed to achieve 1st place in the competition !

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Silken Thomas

The Silken Thomas is a family operated business, which was established over 45 years ago,

the renowned Silken Thomas has been a cornerstone of the local community for decades

They will be serving their incredible Chilli Beef Nachos and Mini Malteser Cheesecake at the Taste of Kildare this year.

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The Dew Drop Inn & Brewhouse

At the DewDrop Inn & Brewhouse they offer an ever evolving selection of Irish and International Craft Beer including their very own brews from the Dew Drop Brewhouse selection.

Their very own craft selection includes a Bushwhacked Red Ale, ‘Ninety Six’ Oatmeal Pale Ale, ‘Hell Hath No Fury’ Helles Lager and ‘Big Brown Bear’ Oatmeal & Chocolate Brown Ale.

The Dew Drop Inn will be serving tasters and selling their locally brewed selection of beers, made at their brewhouse at the Dew Drop Inn.

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The Nude Wine Company

The Nude Wine Co. is wine as nature intended. They are passionate about wine and believe the closer you get to nature, the better it is for everyone.

They focus on sourcing organic and biodynamic wines from Europe and further afield.

The Nude Wine Company will be serving organic wines and will also be selling bottles in the champions hall at the Taste of Kildare.

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Two Cooks Café

Two Cooks will be serving Café items, small treats and cakes from their very popular afternoon tea selection.

Including Coffee, Tea, Prosecco and Gin Bramble, ice cram and soft drinks.

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