A gastropub less ordinary, with a genuine grá for local produce

Hartes in Kildare town, Co Kildare: simple but tasty food, beautifully presented Pic: Maura Hickey


Market Square, Kildare town,

Co Kildare

045-533557; harteskildare.ie

Chef: Barry Liscombe

There are 18 days left until my eight-year-old goes back to school, and I have to admit that I’m counting down every one of them. Don’t get me wrong: as kids go he’s pretty delightful, but by the time August 31 comes around I’ll be bankrupt, and he’ll be sick of the sight of me.

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