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BALLITORE
Pat O'Connor's PUB SERVING FOOD
Ballitore, Co Kildare
T: 059-8623163
A warm, friendly, lounge bar. Excellent service.

MOONE
Moone High Cross Inn
PUB SERVING FOOD
Bolton Hill, Moone, Co Kildare
T: 059-8624112
Winner of the Black & White Whiskey Award for the best pub in Kildare in 2004, this lovely stone building is brimming with old world charm, and not surprisingly, it is a popular venue, serving good food all day, and renowned for friendly and efficient service.

ATHY
Palki Indian Restaurant
RESTAURANT Licensed
79 Leinster Street, Athy, Co Kildare
T: 059 8638227
In India, the word Palki is associated with style, colour and tradition. Owner/Manager Shariff Hossam has over 20 years experience in the catering business. Tandoori dishes, chef's specials, meat and vegetable curries, jalfrezi dishes, baltis, Indian breads and desserts are but some of the tempting items on the comprehensive menu. Currently open every evening from 5pm to midnight.

Royal Garden Cantonese Restaurant RESTAURANT, Wine license
20 Emily Square, Athy, Co Kildare
T: 059-8633471/8633888
W: www.royalgarden.ie
Authentic Chinese cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Take-Away with delivery service also available. Open every day at the following times: Sunday to Thursday 5 pm to midnight, Friday and Saturday 5 pm to12.30 am and from noon to 2 pm for Friday lunch.

The Castle Inn PUB SERVING FOOD
33 Leinster Street, Athy
T: 059-8640597
This well-known bar in Athy serves hot and cold lunches from noon to 4 pm seven days a week, and a bar menu from 4 pm until 9 pm from Monday to Saturday, and until 7 pm on Sundays. Upstairs is one of the most innovative approaches to bar design in the county - The Upper Deck and Garden Terrace, a late night disco area with superb lighting, a large screen and dance area, and the garden terrace, a German Bier Keller-style wooden structure with outdoor seating overlooking the River Barrow and White's Castle, just next door.

Unicorns CAFÉ/RESTAURANT
4 Stanhope Street, Athy, Co Kildare
T: 059 8632996 F: 059 8634947
E: unicorns-semra@hotmail.com
By day, the only Dutch pancake house in Ireland, with over 100 pancake toppings! Also selling bagels, sandwiches and panini. By night, Unicorns serves modern Irish bistro food with a mediterranean influence. Parents take note, there is a play area for children. No baby-sitter needed! Opening hours for the day time café are Mon to Fri 10am to 5pm and from noon to 5pm on Sat, and the evening bistro is open Thur to Sat from 6.30pm to 11.30pm.

Clancy's PUB
Leinster Street, Athy, Co Kildare
T: 059 8631964

KILCULLEN
Berneys Bar & Restaurant
PUB SERVING FOOD/RESTAURANT
Main Street, Kilcullen, Co Kildare
T: 045 481260/481804
The "Inn" place to relax for a cosy chat with friends while enjoying your favourite tipple! You can also feast on tasty food from our extensive bar menu, served all day, or for a real treat why not try our à la carte menu offering food delicately prepared by our Head Chef. Open 6pm - 10pm

The Hideout
PUB SERVING FOOD
Main Street, Kilcullen, Co Kildare
T: 045 482121
An historic, landmark pub where you can meet the friendly local clientele, hear live music at weekends and see live coverage of GAA games and Soccer. Excellent food served from 11 am to 9 pm.

THE CURRAGH
The Stand House
HOTEL
The Curragh, Co Kildare
T: 045 436177
E: sales@standhousehotel.com
www.standhousehotel.com
The Mezzanine Lounge, which overlooks The Curragh, is open from 9.30 am to 10 pm for anyone who wants to enjoy a coffee or snack in informal surroundings. The same menu is available in the lounge and in the lobby bar, the Aubery Brabazon. For fine dining, the restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. It's a Féile Bia-registered restaurant and the chefs use locally sourced produce.


Lumville House LICENSED RESTAURANT
The Curragh, Co Kildare
T: 045 441376
www.lumvillehouse.com
Old world country house restaurant. Book ahead for lunch and dinner. Bar food also available. Adult dancing to live band every Thursday evening from 9.30 pm until midnight.

KILDARE TOWN
Boland's
PUB SERVING FOOD
The Square, Kildare Town
T: 045 521263
Popular local pub serving food from 10.30 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

John Boyle's Bar PUB SERVING FOOD
Market Square, Kildare Town.
T: 045 521214
A family-run bar and lounge with good, friendly service. A varied selection of cooled beers and an extensive range of wines in stock.

An Goban Saor PUB SERVING FOOD
Claregate Street, Kildare Town
T: 045 522345
Old world pub with live music every Saturday and Sunday night. Back-to-back sports coverage, especially horse racing. Heated designated outdoor smoking area.

Cunningham's PUB SERVING FOOD
Market Square, Kildare
T: 045 521780
Old style local pub with traditional music session every Wednesday night. Covered, well-lit, heated, outdoor smoking area.

The Silken Thomas PUB SERVING FOOD/RESTAURANT
The Square, Kildare Town
T: 045 522232
E:silkenthomas@eircom.net
www.silkenthomas.com
Three time winner of the prestigious County Kildare Black and White Pub of the Year, The Silken Thomas, and the adjoining Squire Gannon's (great sports coverage) and Lal Flanagan's (traditional-style pub complete with thatched roof), are renowned for the excellence of the food and drink they serve. The main lounge bar with its Victorian surrounds serves food from 11am to 9pm daily, and evening meals are available in the restaurant, Chapter 16.


Annamar's RESTAURANT, Wine license
Station Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare
T: 045 522899
E:aymar_75@hotmail.com
www.annamars.site.voila.fr
A unique French and Irish experience in the heart of Ireland, Kildare town. Annamar's welcomes you to a cosy atmosphere with Franco-Irish creative cuisine. Established in 2000, Annamar's has created a 'grande' reputation across Ireland. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 6.30pm - 10.30 pm.

Ma Docherty's PUB SERVING FOOD
The Curragh Lodge Hotel, Dublin Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare
T: 045 522144
Serving a fusion of Irish, Thai, Indian and European cuisine (including options for vegetarians), Ma Doherty's is the place for everything from snacks to steaks, and 'Jockey's Fare' using local produce, low butters and salts, but serving an all-day full Irish breakfast for the cholesterol-lovers. Food available from 8 am to 8 pm. Buffet, function and party menus available.

MONASTEREVIN
Hazel Hotel
HOTEL
Monasterevin, Co Kildare
T: 045 525373
Email: sales@hazelhotel.com Website: www.hazelhotel.com
Situated in the picturesque town of Monasterevin Excellent a la carte selection. Self-service coffee dock is open from 10am serving food all day.

Boland's PUB
Drogheda Street, Monasterevin
T: 045 525332
A plain and simple public house run by the third generation of the original owner's family.

Mooney's Bar & Grocery PUB
Main Street, Monasterevin
T: 045 525360
A trip down memory lane! Old fashioned bar and grocery. Eat what you buy and drink if you're dry.

NEAR ATHY

Bert House LICENSED RESTAURANT
Kilberry, Athy, Co Kildare
T: 059-8632578
E: info@berthouse.net
www.berthouse.ie
Stately Bert House dates back to the early eighteenth century and has been restored to the highest standards. Similar standards are applied to the kitchen, where fine food is prepared and served in the restaurant from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday and from noon for Sunday lunch. Bar food is available Tuesdays to Saturdays and afternoon tea is served in the magnificent drawing room.
 

Dining by Stages

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Stage 1 -- From Ballyshannon to Carlow

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Stage 2 -- From Carlow to Athy

3.

Stage 3 -- From Athy to Kildare

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Stage 4 -- Kildare to The Heath

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Stage 5 -- From The Heath to Athy


Dining by County
 

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COUNTY KILDARE

B.

COUNTY LAOIS

C.

COUNTY CARLOW


 

 


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