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The Brown Bear Restaurant

Drink & Eat

Pub / Restaurant

2 euro
The Brown Bear Restaurant
Two Mile House, Naas Co Kildare
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Tel: +353 45 883 561

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This pleasing bar and restaurant is located in a neat modern building and its early reputation as a good food destination has proved to be well founded
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Mountain Biking nearby
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking Area Covered
  • Smoking Area Heated
  • Smoking Area Seated
  • French (Modern)
  • Al Fresco
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Business Meal
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • MSG Free
  • No Music Restaurant
  • Organic Produce used (mainly)
  • Party Venue
  • Romantic
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

The Brown Bear Restaurant

Convenient to the bustling town of Naas, this pleasing bar and restaurant is located in a smart modern building and has ample parking. The owner, Eugene Brennan, greets arriving guests personally in the bar, which is always a nice touch and gets things off to a good start.

The square, balconied dining room is set up handsomely with polished darkwood table, linen napkins, quality glassware, china and cutlery - and any visit here begins well, when a beautiful basket of breads is offered promptly, along with iced water.

Head chef Josef Zammit has cooked with acclaimed Masterchef judge and restaurateur  Dylan McGrath, and the cooking throughout is of a very high standard. Weekend lunches make for a relaxed amd family-friendly outing, while evening meals give the opportunity for this talented chef to flax his culinary muscles. Either way, good food is complemented by good service from friendly, knowledgeable staff, and the experience offers genuine value for money.

Classic desserts (about €7)  are likely to be a highlight and may feature seasonal fruits – poached rhubarb pannacotta with rhubarb jelly and a vanilla macaroom, perhaps, or raspberry parfait with fresh raspberries, mascarpone cream.

A very good wine list offers wines by the glass, carafe or bottle, all reasonably priced.

The Brown Bear is clearly in safe hands and its early reputation as a good food destination seems well founded.

Seats 72 (outdoors, 15; private room, 36). D Wed-Sat 6-9pm, L Sat & Sun 12.30-2.30. 2/3 course early bird D €20/25 Wed-Sat 6-7.30pm, set seasonal D €25; also à la carte L&D. Children welcome before 7pm (high chair, childrens menu, baby changing facilities); wheelchair accessible (toilets & public areas); air conditioning. House wine from €22.50. Bar open from 12.30 daily. Restaurant closed D Sun, Mon, Tue, last 2 weeks Feb. *Courtesy car service within the area, Thu-Sat nights. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 07-04-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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From Naas proceed out the Kilcullen road and turn right for Two Mile House, proceed through the Village, past the church and The Brown Bear is just down this road on the right hand side.

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