Looking for the best Christmas Party Venues in Dublin to book this year? Well look no further, we’ve outlined some of our favourite spots below and some information on their exclusive and shared Christmas party nights and packages for both corporate company nights out as well as more relaxed friend get togethers. As always with Christmas parties we strongly advise booking well in advance to avoid disappointment, particularly if you require a Friday or Saturday night as these nights book up first.


Teeling Whiskey Distillery

Party Types: Exclusive | Sit Down Meal | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 50 – 200
Price: from ~€120pp


Teeling Whiskey Distillery in Dublin 8 is the crème de la crème of private and exclusive hire when it comes to Christmas party venues. Suited to sophisticated premium corporate events, this stunning venue has multiple private function rooms and open plan spaces for both large and small Christmas party events. All event bookings come with a casual tour of the distillery, whiskey tastings and your every need can be catered by the events team, with high end food cooked to perfection by top chefs of course. The venue’s exhibition space can be hired exclusively for group sizes of 130 – 200 guests with a drinks reception, seated dinner and bar afterwards ’til late. Smaller private dinner parties possible for 40 – 50 guests in the Alchemy Room (pictured below) with drinks afterwards in their Finishing Room bar. There are no set menus, Teeling use a catering panel and pricing for your Christmas party will depend on your final requirements, suiting company budgets of €120+ per person.

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The Church

Party Types: Exclusive | Shared Night | Sit Down Meal | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Price: from €24.95pp


The Church is a unique event space and late bar located right in the city centre on the corner of Jervis Street and Mary Street, Dublin 1. Absolutely striking from the inside out, this 17th-century Church is steeped in history and makes a sensational Christmas party venue for 10 – 1000 guests. Celebrate at the Cellar Bar; an underground two-level bar, with a capacity of up to 250 guests (exclusive hire only). The Tower Bar is suited to smaller groups of up to 100 guests privately. Minimum spend applicable throughout December for private hire bookings. For smaller groups 20 – 50 guests semi-private area reservations are also welcome. Three course sit down meals start from €55pp, finger food options from €24.95pp. There’ll be plenty in the way of entertainment with live DJs and dancing late into the night every Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

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The Harcourt Bar

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 850
Price: from €23.95pp


Celebrate the magic of Christmas with work colleagues, family and friends at The Harcourt Bar. Centrally located on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 this venue is within easy access from all sides of Dublin. Their shared Christmas party nights packages start frorm €23.95pp which includes gourmet finger food, reserved area, bellini cocktail on arrival and live entertainment (this package is ideal for groups of 20 – 50 guests). Private Christmas party packages (for groups of 50 – 850 guests) start from €55pp and include bubbly reception, supper bowls and mini dessert selection. Room hire and/or min. spends apply to private events.

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The Goat

Party Types: Shared Nights | Exclusive
Guest Numbers: 20 – 300
Price: from €9 per person | Deluxe Party Platters from €12.50 per person


The Goat Bar in Goatstown, Dublin 14 is one of Dublin’s most iconic pubs with a super authentic, traditional feel complete with cosy lounges, an outdoor heated beer garden, offering an unrivalled atmosphere. With a capacity of up to 300 guests, this venue is ideal for your company’s Christmas celebrations, small or large. Whether you’re looking for an exclusive hire or a shared night, their two function rooms The Drumaville Suite & The Anvil Room are the perfect festive setting. Their Christmas party package featuring a prosecco reception, a festive four-course set menu, a live band and a seasonally decorated room is available for €85pp. For lunches and dinners, set menus start from €35pp (3 course lunch), €52pp (3 course dinner) with party platters also available from only €9 for semi-private bookings and reserved areas in the main bar.

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The Odeon Bar

Party Types: Exclusive | Shared Night | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 40 – 1000
Price: from €12.50pp


Long established as one Dublin’s most popular late-night bars and centrally located on Dublin’s Harcourt Street (Dublin 2) with a Luas stop on its front doorstep, make this venue perfect for Dublin city centre Christmas parties. All the staff can easily get there and get home. From shared Christmas party nights to exclusive private venue hire of the whole venue, The Odeon has the facilities to cater from groups of 20+ up to 1000 guests (total venue capacity). Finger food platter options start from only €12.50pp (€100 platter per group of 8) available as well as drinks receptions, drinks tokens / bar tabs and customised VIP packages. Min. spend applies to all bookings whether shared or exclusive. Minimum recommended group size of 40+ guests for shared nights.

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Hyatt Centric Dublin

Party Types: Exclusive | Sit Down Meal | Bites & Drinks
Guest Numbers: 20 – 250
Price: from €45pp


Located near Christchurch, only a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Hyatt Centric Dublin hotel in Dublin 8 has a multitude of Christmas party options to choose from dependant on the type of party night you’re looking for. This year they’re hosting their infamous Apres Ski Christmas Party Nights in the The Dean Swift suite, suitable for fully private sit down dinners for up to 120 guests (min. 70 guests Wed, Thurs, Sat, min. 120 on Fridays). Pricing starts from €55pp for the supper bowl menu or €75pp for the dinner option, both with mulled wine reception. Hyatt’s largest private suite can accommodate 120 – 250 guests for more informal cocktail reception style Christmas parties. For smaller groups; Christmas lunches (from €29pp) and dinners (from €45pp) for group sizes of 20 – 90 guests are hosted semi-privately in their stunning Liberties Gate Bar & Restaurant where there’ll be live music every Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

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The Black Door

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 250
Price: from €23.95pp


One of Dublin’s more sophisticated and lively venues The Black Door on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 might be just the spot for your Christmas Party this year. The venue is available for group bookings of 20 – 250 guests on shared nights (Thurs – Sat) or for exclusive hires (Sun – Wed), so it’s equally perfect for either shared Christmas parties or for a private corporate Christmas night out. The events team are on hand to help plan your night with plenty of options and packages on food, drinks and VIP treatment. Festive finger food packages start from only €23.95pp which includes a bellini cocktail reception upon arrival, finger food, an allocated area and live entertainment (upgrades available on food & arrival drink). For private parties their bowl dining package starts from €55pp (min. 50 guests required). Min. spend and/or venue hire may apply on exclusive hire bookings.

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Party Types: Exclusive | Shared Night | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 500
Price: from €12.50pp


Dakota on South William Street, Dublin 2 is a great choice of Christmas party venue for semi-private shared Christmas party nights with drinks, dancing and light bites or exclusive hire of the venue for up to 500 guests for private company Christmas parties. Centrally located it’s always popular during the festive period and will have a resident DJ from 9pm each night to get the party started every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Late night shared parties with a reserved area and finger food for groups of all sizes are available starting from only €12.50pp (€100 platter per group of 8). Early booking is highly advised. Min. spend applies to all bookings.

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The DL Restaurant & Bar

Party Types: Exclusive | Shared
Guest Numbers: 20 – 140
Price: €70 per platter (5-6 people)


With a prime location in Dublin 2’s Temple Bar, The DL Restaurant & Bar is absolutely ideal for a very central corporate Christmas party. The space is super trendy with a casual vibe and offers Asian fusion platters for up to 5 to 6 people at €70 per platter. Think baby pork ribs tiger, prawns fried in tempura, chicken karaage, Sliders, Asian style Chicken wings as well as Kimchi fritters and dips. The space is available for exclusive hire for up to 140 guests and can be shared with group bookings available for parties of 20 to 30 guests. The DL specialise in nightlife culture, so a party here will be one to remember.

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Doyles Corner

Party Types: Exclusive | Shared | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 150+
Price: from €15pp


Doyles Corner in Phibsborough, Dublin 7 is set over 3 high-ceilinged levels. On the ground floor is a stunning bar complete with a separate traditional snug bar and a top notch restaurant serving delicious food, perfect for shared Christmas parties of 20 – 40 guests. On the second floor is one of Dublin’s best private function rooms, available for exclusive hire, with a distinct high-class vintage look & feel, own door access from the street, and complete with secluded roof top terrace – perfect for exclusively private Christmas parties of 80 – 100 guests. Exclusive hire of the whole venue and building is available for groups of 150+  based on minimum spend. Finger food options start from €15pp with drinks token packages also available.

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Rascals Brewing Co.

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 140
Price: from €15pp


If you’re looking for a funky and unique venue to host your Christmas party this year, Rascals Brewing Co. in Inchicore, Dublin 8 could be a great shout. Just a few minutes from the city and right beside the Red Luas line, this trendy brewery complete tap room and pizza restaurant is available for for up to 140 guests (mix of seated & standing).  For shared Christmas party nights for groups of 20 – 50 guests they’ll have a DJ on during the festive period with a great Christmas party package from only €15 per guest (min. 20 or more guests required) for pizzas served continuously to your group for sharing. Rascals HQ is available for exclusive venue hire of the whole venue on limited dates based on min. spend. Enquire with our team or via the listing below to check availability and pricing.

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Cleaver East

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Sit-Down Meal
Guest Numbers: 20 – 120 (seated)
Pricing: from €60pp


If you’re looking for a sit-down meal / restaurant for groups of all different sizes this Christmas, Cleaver East in Temple Bar (Dublin 2) could be the perfect choice for groups of all sizes from 20+ guests up. Centrally located in Temple Bar, Dublin 2 this stunning restaurant features mezzanine and balcony levels with a great ambience and fantastic bar in the centre of the room for some drinks before and after dinner. Cleaver East offer Christmas group set menus from only €60pp for dinner. If you’re looking for private dining this Christmas the whole restaurant can be exclusively hired for up to 120 (seated) / 200 (standing). Finally they also have the stunning Rose Room suite on the upper floor of the building, if you’re looking for a large private function room to host a Christmas party or event. Enquire below for more information and to check availability.

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Croke Park

Party Types: Exclusive | Sit Down Meal | Bites & Drinks
Guest Numbers: 200+
Price: from ~€70pp


Only five minutes from the city centre, Croke Park in Dublin 3 have private Christmas party options available for groups of min. 200+ guests. With a number suites and function rooms available their fully exclusive private Christmas parties. Croke Park can host 200 – 2000 guests (standing). Prices for will vary depending on catering and setup requirements, max. guest numbers 550 for seated dinner.

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Oscars Cafe Bar

Party Types: Shared | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 200


Oscars Cafe Bar on Smithfield Square, in Dublin 7, are running their hugely successful and spectacular Christmas party nights with a DJ, festive finger food and menu options. Semi-private shared nights are available for groups of 20 – 60 guests. Exclusive hire of the venue for corporate groups of up to 200 also available, based on a minimum spend.

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Party Types: Shared | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 200


Buskers Bar, part of the Temple Bar Hotel is one of Dublin’s best known and liveliest bars. This year they’re running their Christmas Lunches menu right through December from €25 pp with a 4 course Christmas dinner option available at €42 pp in Toast restaurant (part of Temple Bar Hotel). Alternatively if you want a more casual affair they offer private hire (50 people) or area reservations in the bar with sharing platters options starting from €14pp. Lots of dancing and live music to be expected, 7 nights a week!

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Johnnie Fox’s

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Sit Down Meal
Guest Numbers: 20 – 100
Price: from ~€60pp


Johnnie Fox’s in the Dublin mountains, famed as being Ireland’s oldest and highest pub makes a great choice of venue for your festive party or get together. Be treated to a sit down meal, Irish dancing and traditional live music. The rustic and traditional styling of the venue is sure to add to ambience and guarantee a great night of craic and chats whether with work colleagues or friends. Their Christmas sit down menu for comes with all the trimmings and includes a starter, main and dessert with festive dining options such as roast stuffed turkey & ham and warm Christmas pudding priced from ~€60pp. Transport to the venue can be arranged if required but may be best to arrange your own coach transfer.

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The Morgan Hotel

Party Types: Shared Night | Exclusive | Festive Lunch & Dinner | Late Night Drinks & Bites


Soak up the Christmas atmosphere in this luxurious venue right in the heart of the city at 10 Fleet Street, The Morgan Hotel’s award winning bar and restaurant in Temple Bar, Dublin 2. They’re doing Christmas lunches with mulled wine on arrival or later sittings of Christmas dinner in the restaurant. If you fancy late night drinks and bites instead they offer a Christmas platter menu from 9pm with a resident DJ ’til late every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the bar.

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Party Types: Shared | Exclusive | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 20 – 200
Price: from €24pp


Zozimus’s central location on Anne’s Lane, Dublin 2 and it’s notoriety for throwing classy and lively late night parties with some of the best cocktails, bites & music around is sure to make it a popular spot this festive period. Areas can be reserved in the bar area, perfect for smaller groups (20 – 50 guests), finger food is required for all bookings with platters available from €24pp. Exclusive / private hire nights may be available Sun – Thurs for larger groups sizes and companies (~130 – 200 guests), these are based on a minimum spend, please enquire below to check availability and pricing.

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Lemon & Duke

Party Types: Shared Night | Festive Lunch & Dinner | Late Night Drinks & Bites
Guest Numbers: 6 – 30
Price: from €22pp


Just off Grafton Street, in Dublin 2 Lemon & Duke’s unique and stylish venue is always popular for Christmas parties and have a number of options available from festive sit down dining during the day and early evening to prosecco receptions and late night partying. Dining options include; a 3 course lunch (Monday – Friday) for €35.95pp (min. 6, max. 25 guests) or a 3 course dinner (Sun – Wednesday) for €44.95pp (min. 6, max. 25 guests). Outside of these days and times or if you’re just looking to party late in to the night with some bites they offer reserved areas in the venue with deluxe gourmet finger food from €22pp with the option to add a prosecco reception for an additional €8pp (min. 10 guests required for these bookings).

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Clontarf Castle

Party Types: Exclusive | Shared Night | Sit Down Meal | Festive Lunches & Dinners
Guest Numbers: 20 – 350
Price: from €89pp


Enjoy a magical evening to remember in the charming, cosy surrounds of Clontarf Castle this Christmas, located only a few minutes from the city centre. Beautifully lit and always tastefully decorated at Christmas both outside and inside, makes this unique venue extra special and perfect for large gala private Christmas dinners. These exclusively private Christmas dinner parties are hosted in ‘The Great Hall’ and are suited to minimum guests numbers of ~250, which includes spiced mulled wine & Christmas songs on arrival, sumptuous four course dinner, followed by DJ with dancing til late. Shared Christmas party nights for smaller companies are also available. Minimum guest numbers of 20 required for the shared nights. Packages for these Christmas experiences are priced from €89pp. Overnight specials on rooms also available. Enquire with us for more information or to check availability for your Christmas party.

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Thanks for reading 🙂 These are just some of our picks, however all of our venues will be hosting parties so start your search here & see lots more of our Christmas Party Venues and get booking soon! If you are planning a fully private exclusive corporate Christmas party for 70 guests or more please feel free to contact our concierge team here with your requirements we’ll bring the options to you.

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This article was updated on 17 October 2023.