Silk Road Café


Café / Restaurant

1 euro 'Best Budget' denotes moderately priced establishment (max. less than €50pps for accommodation or €35 for 3-course meal without drinks) The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
Silk Road Café
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle , Dublin 2 Dublin city
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Tel: +353 1 407 0770

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The waft of fresh spices fill the air in this casual café that majors on tasty Middle-Eastern favourites at excellent prices
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Conference Venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Café
  • Contemporary International
  • Greek
  • Lebanese
  • Mediterrannean
  • Atmospheric
  • Café Bar
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)
  • Wine Bar/Café

Silk Road Café

In a fine location in the heart of the city centre, Dublin Castle provides wonderful gardens and historic architecture which greatly enhance the enjoyment of a visit to this unusual restaurant, which is in the clock tower in the ground floor of the Chester Beatty Library (European Museum of the Year in 2002, and one of the few Dublin museums offering free entry).

You will know that you're in the right place when you notice the uncharacteristic aroma of Middle Eastern spices wafting towards you on the Dublin air.

Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, vegetarian and organic are the themes brought together by Abraham Phelan and his small but dedicated team, who create inspired versions of classics like Greek moussaka, Moroccan cous cous, falafel, spinach & feta pie and delicious salads to the delight of their many returning customers.

Fresh organic herbs are used in all dishes and, in line with halal/kosher rules, all dishes are made without the use of pork or beef. Prices are very reasonable.

** The Silk Road Café also do outside catering; contact directly to discuss and to view canapé, sit down and evening buffet menus.

*** Also at: Little Jerusalem, 3 Wynnfield Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6 (Tue-Sun, 3-10.30). T: 01 4126912.

Seats 65 (private room 30); toilets wheelchair accessible; children welcome; air conditioning. Open Mon-Fri, 10-5; à la carte. House wine €20.90. No service charge. Closed Mon (Oct-May), Good Friday, 24-26 Dec, Bank Hols. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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