Press Reviews



William Barry Review

I’d wager more people have been to the Kildare Village Outlet centre than have been to Kildare town, which is a shame.A better reason to go to Kildare town would be to have a meal at Harte’s Bar and Grill. Harte’s is the flagship business of Paul Lenehan and Ronan Kinsella and their head chef, Barry Liscombe, leads a kitchen that is firing out food so good it is drawing diners down from Dublin in droves… Read more

Good Food Ireland Review

In the pretty market square of Kildare Town, Harte’s Bar and Grill occupies a prime slot. An old fashioned Irish pub exterior belies the modern dining room and contemporary Irish cooking that goes on inside.Owner Paul Lenehan has added this pub to his portfolio of gastropubs in the Kildare/Dublin area. At Harte’s, Head Chef Barry Liscombe brings 15 years of cooking experience… Read more

Georgina Campbell ’S Review

Behind a traditional flower-decked pub frontage proudly proclaiming its establishment in 1838 lies a very modern hybrid, combining the qualities of the classic Irish bar with something altogether different – and it’s all to do with good food.

When brothers-in-law Paul Lenehan and Ronan Kinsella opened Hartes Bar & Grill in 2009, they wanted to create a place where ‘service, quality, value… Read more