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Ask a Local: Where is Kildare’s Best Coffee Shop

Do you need a jolt of caffeine to keep you going after a hard day in the saddle? Or maybe you need to put your feet up and thaw out after a great day’s shopping around Kildare…

Whatever the reason, get yourself a great cup of coffee in one of the best coffee shops in the county, compiled by the readers of


Grá The Coffee Bar


Grá The Coffee Bar is a charming coffee haven nestled in the heart of Naas, Kildare. This delightful café offers a warm and welcoming ambiance, making it the perfect spot for a relaxing coffee break or a catch-up with friends. Additionally, Grá has a variety of freshly baked pastries and treats to complement their range of teas and coffees, making it a go-to destination in Naas.



Kildare Town

Firecastle in Kildare offers a delicious choice of coffee from the morning until late afternoon. Pastries, scones and cakes are but a small selection of the fabulous menu, with excellent brunch items available too.


The Green Barn

Burtown House & Gardens, Athy

The Green Barn is the perfect spot to catch up over a coffee. While you’re there, why not wander around the impressive gardens of Burtown House or perhaps have a look at the irresistible brunch menu.


Swans on the Green


Swans on the Green has a nice busy market atmosphere, with an excellent selection of fruit and veg, and lunch food at the deli counter. It really is a local favourite for brunch and fresh bakes!


Bread and Beer


Bread and Beer have a fantastic brunch trailer open which is perfect for anyone on the go, treat yourself and grab one of their amazing iced iced coffees ☕️🥯


Kalbarri Cookery School


Experience beautiful coffee and amazing treats, Kalbarry Cookery school will help you learn and enjoy the freshest ingredients!


Silken Thomas


The Silken Thomas is a restaurant in the heart of Kildare Town who have a wonderful selection of tea and coffee to chose from. With a selection of sweet and savoury breakfast options, you will be spoilt for choice!


Shoda Market Cafe


Shoda Café is Kildare’s newest lifestyle café, based around a fresh and healthy concept. Two previous graduates of Shannon College of Hotel Management have come together using their experience gained from working around the world through hospitality to establish Shoda Market Café.