Beautiful Boutique Accommodation
Cafe & Delicatessen
Cook & Shop
Artisan Food Store
Firecastle ticks all the boxes, artisan food shop, cafe, cookery school and even beautiful accommodation all wrapped up in one enticing package in the heart of bustling Kildare Town. A sister business to nearby Hartes of Kildare along with The Dew Drop Inn & Dublin's Ashton's Gastro Pub, Firecastle is purpose built and will follow in its sister businesses footsteps as a must visit venue for food lovers. Spend a few days here for an immersive and rewarding local food experience.
Firecastle has something special to offer its guests, upon entering its doors you'll be given a warm welcome and greeted by the enticing scents of freshly baked breads and pastries, to name just a few homemade delicacies that are created in house. The offering stretches across a cafe & deli to an exciting grocer full of local Irish produce along with homemade ready meals to enjoy at home.
Open 7 days a week for both dine in or takeaway options across breakfast and lunch, you'll have plenty of delicious choice from a Full Irish breakfast to sandwiches made with freshly baked breads from the onsite bakery. We can't resist a good quiche, and you'll find it here served up with a selection of salads. If you're in a rush and need that morning pick me up, make sure to grab a coffee and pastry to go. Truly good food on the go. Local ingredients are at the heart of the Firecastle offering, you'll be re-assured to see plenty of local ingredients used in their menus.
A passion for local food is felt keenly when you browse the exciting selection of items in Firecastle's Artisan Food Store. Their fridges and shelves are packed full of restaurant quality meals neatly packaged and ready to cook or re-heat and enjoy at home. Here you'll find some of sister business Harte's of Kildare's most popular and famous dishes expertly created by Harte's Executive Chef Barry Liscombe, who along with his team is responsible for the freshly prepared food range. From delicious meatballs served up with pasta to fish pies and cottage pies along with warming curries and soups, all created with great depth and flavour; you'll savour an amazing wholesome meal, all the family will enjoy. Pick up fresh loaves of bread, pastries, scones and desserts all made on site.
Their food store and grocer is also a testament to local food provenance, with shelves stacked with a large selection of local produce. The team at Firecastle have carefully selected a top range of produce from fresh veggies and fruits to artisan producers of jams, preserves, chocolates, sauces, juices and more. After a visit to Firecastle, your kitchen and pantry will be fully stocked of local ingredients for sure! There's also a fully stocked online store for those living further afield.
Along with a busy food store and cafe, Firecastle also features newly created boutique accommodation and a state of the art cookery school. There's plenty here to keep you entertained when you book a stay at Firecastle.
A hidden gem of Firecastle is the beautiful 10 bedroom en-suite boutique accommodation. Decorated with splashes of colour and designed for maximum luxury and accommodation, you'll have a choice of 9 double/twin rooms along with a family room that comfortably sleeps 4 people. All rooms include coffee/tea facilities along with wifi access. Plush bedding and an ultra modern bathroom will ensure you rest up in comfort. Some rooms also have stunning views of the famous St. Brigid's Cathedral and Market Square.
Located in the kitchen area and enjoying views of the cafe and food store, Firecastle Cookery School is a purpose built space dedicated to hosting cookery classes for both the novice and experienced home chefs. The team at Firecastle are passionate about sharing their food ethos and methods with guests. They offer a number of exciting courses across different tastes and interests. Choose from a selection of half-day, full day and evening courses. Courses include topics such as clean eating, vegetarian cooking and seasonal courses such as Christmas cooking to name just a few.
Firecastle offers visitors excellent boutique accommodation in a central location while also providing an authentic food experience whether you dine in their cafe, stock up your kitchen in their food store or take up an exciting cookery course.