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“10/10 Guinness and wings ”
Review of Silken Thomas

Silken Thomas
Ranked #2 of 38 Restaurants in Kildare
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Irish, Steakhouse, Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Silken Thomas is a family operated business, established for over 30 years. Focussed on giving that warm Irish welcome, the Silken has a proven record in quality & service. Silken Thomas is centrally located in the heritage town of Kildare. Silken Thomas has everything under one roof. Two traditional bars that offer that unique Irish pub atmosphere, with live music to entertain. Our contemporary lounge is the perfect place for that quick bite or meal with friends. From breakfast, to a late evening snack, you will always find something to satisfy, from our extensive menu selection. Chapter 16 restaurant is our flagship eatery, and offers that little bit extra for your dining experience. With locally sourced produce, quality & freshness is assured. Silken Thomas provides all the services you would expect from a Quality assured pub, including ample free parking, wheelchair facilities, and a warm inviting welcome. Relax and enjoy your time in the Silken. In the heart of Kildare, use the Silken as your base to visit local attractions. These include, The Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens, The Kildare Village Outlet, Golf, Fishing and The Curragh racecourse.
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

It’s hard to fault my visit here in anyway, the atmosphere was very warm and lively of a Thursday night and the staff were rather welcoming. The food came out in less than 15mins and was flawless. Between us we got the wings, ribs, and nachos to share. The portions were modest but definitely tasty, the wings were so good we ended up getting a larger second portion of them between us. The drink prices kept going up of a Thursday night at 7pm, to be increasing at 7pm did not impress me but I digress, the Guinness was exceptional, without a doubt one of the nicest I’ve ever had. Brilliant visit and will be back.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Had another fantastic stay, the staff are lovely. Rooms are very clean and comfortable, great value for your money. Would recommend to anyone, a big thanks to Beata for making us so welcome.

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Caroline K, Manager at Silken Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Hi Charlie2010, thank you for your review, all our team here in The Silken Thomas, accommodation, service & chefs love to hear all our customers reviews and this is how we continue to improve and keep all our standards, we are very lucky to have Beata and I will show her your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon, regards Caroline

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Myself my brother and sister in law had breakfast today. The lovely FRANCES greeted us with a smile and walked us up to our table. She had our order out in no time . Got our tea and much needed coffee promptly. Breakfast was cooked perfectly and nice portion sizes. FRANCES was on que with a hot top up for my coffee. She was very attentive and helpful. She made us feel comfortable and relaxed. Caroline the manager arrived to our table for a friendly chat and to make sure we were happy. In all I have to say they do the best breakfast in town.

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Caroline K, Manager at Silken Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Thank you Christine F for your lovely review I will tell Frances and all the staff involved, as you know we are a family run business and we love to hear all reviews, all our staff try to create a warm welcome, provide great food and excellent service at all times and I am so glad to hear you experienced it here in The Silken Thomas, we hope to see you and your family again soon, kind regards
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

I booked the restaurant for a meal for a group of 40 to 60 after a funeral. The staff were most helpful and flexible when I was organising the event and the lunch and service were excellent on the day. All the guests were pleased with the food, particularly the fresh vegetables with the main course. A big thank you to all the staff from the extended family and friends.

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Caroline K, Manager at Silken Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Thank you Paul for your review, I am sorry for your loss. I am so glad that you were well looked after by our team and I will show your review to our team of chefs and staff who are always delighted to hear feedback from our customers, our chefs work hard daily to ensure the freshest of ingredients are used. We hope to see you again soon, Kind Regards, Caroline

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Only had breakfast there. Good menu selection. Can get full American or Irish breakfast. Great service.

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Caroline K, Manager at Silken Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you Joe, our breakfast menu is very popular with the locals and tourists, we serve breakfast every day 8am till 12, and our full Irish, our fresh juices and healthy options are our best sellers, hope to see you again soon

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