Silk Road Cafe

Delightful Cafe in the heart of Dublin Castle.

The Silk Road Café is one of Dublin's best kept secrets! Located in the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin Castle, the Silk Road Café overlooks the charming grounds of the Castle.

The décor is wonderfully artistic with an indoor courtyard and a peaceful water fixture for diners to enjoy. Inside there are long wooden tables and elaborately decorated chairs.

The Silk Road Café has all sorts of unusual fixtures and ornaments to enjoy. Reproductions of Oriental Art are tastefully hanging on the walls of this Dublin Café. The Chester Beatty Library is dedicated to Oriental Art and Artefacts donated by the great Sir Alfred Chester Beatty.

This luxurious hideout serves a fantastic and unusual selection of food with Greek and Indian food predominating the menu. The menu changes daily so diners can't get bored! Vegetarians will love the quality selection of food available from everywhere from the Mediterranean to the Middle East.

The Silk Road Café emphasises fresh ingredients in innovative homemade dishes. This Dublin café-restaurant offers an appetising opportunity to sample some delicious Middle Eastern food. Falafel, hummus, deep-fried chick peas are just some of the items on the Starters menu.

For main courses, diners can enjoy the Greek mousakka which is the house speciality. Morrocan Couscous and Spinach lasagne are two other tasty options on the menu. The desserts at the Silk Road Café are as mouth-watering and unusual as the rest of the menu. An entire range of homemade Middle Eastern desserts can be sampled.

The Silk Road Cafe also provides a mouthwatering selection of Lebanese Baklava and Kataif which is pancakes filled with nuts & coconut. There are over 70% of vegetarian dishes on the menu. This restaurant is a wonderful retreat in the heart of the city, offering a delicious menu and delectable desserts!

Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday:10am-4pm
Tea & Coffee served up until 4.30pm
Saturday:11am-4pm
Sunday:1pm-4pm

The Silk Road Café
Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
Tel:+ 353 (1) 407 0770