23 Fantastic Function Rooms In Dublin To Host A Party

Looking for function rooms in Dublin to host a special occasion, birthday party, wedding day-after party, charity event, table quiz, drinks reception, retirement party or private event? We’ve outlined our picks of some of our favourites rooms and spaces available to hire from South Dublin to North Dublin and the city centre. Many of venues offer hire of the room free of charge based on minimum guest numbers or minimum spends to be achieved, however this varies from venue to venue. A deposit or room hire fee may be required to reserve the space. Venues will also be able to provide catering for you & your guests, just remember to ask when enquiring and they’ll help plan every detail of your party.


The Bourbon Bar

Location: Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 100 – 200


Sitting above The Odeon on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 is one of Dublin’s most luxurious private and sought after function rooms; The Bourbon Bar. This opulent space is ideal for large events and suited to capacities of approx. 200 guests (standing) or 100 (seated). Ideal for sophisticated events and parties such as wedding receptions, large birthday parties (30ths and up), corporate parties, product launches and Christmas parties. It features a stunning bar to the side of the room, with comfortable seating & tables throughout . Entertainment in the form of a DJ or live band can be provided as well as catering of course. For smaller groups (below 100) area reservations can be provided for in the Odeon main bar downstairs.

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Kennedy’s Pub & Station

Location: Westland Row, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 60 – 130


Kennedy’s Station is one of Dublin’s best dedicated function rooms. Located underneath Kennedy’s Pub on Westland Row, Dublin 2 it’s super central being on the corner of Trinity College. This large space is ideally suited to 60 – 130 guests and comes complete with its own bar, toilets, seating, PA / sound system, large screen projector and TVs. Perfect for wedding day-after parties, birthdays (30th’s and up), corporate events & presentations, Christmas parties, charity nights & table quizzes, or even just somewhere to get a group together and go watch the big match with uninterrupted views. Catering options can also be included from sit down meals to platters and finger food to give your a guests and evening to remember.

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The DL

Location: Crow Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 70 – 140


With a prime central location in Dublin 2’s Temple Bar, The DL Restaurant & Bar is perfect for your next party or corporate event. This stylish space is super trendy with a casual vibe and offers Asian fusion platters for up to ~6 people from €70 per platter. The DL is available for exclusive hire for up to 140 guests (min. 70 guests required) and is ideally suited to corporate parties, private special occasion parties, birthdays (30th/40th/50th’s), wedding day two celebrations or casual receptions. A minimum spend applies for private hire bookings. Smaller bookings of 20 – 40 guests can also be accommodated semi-privately with a minimum order of food.

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The Snug @ Lemon & Duke

Location: Hibernian Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 40 – 60


Lemon & Duke on Hibernian Street, just of Grafton Street, Dublin 2 is personally one of our most favourite venues. We held a wedding day-after party here before and was a resounding success. Renowned for its top class finger food, cocktails, its in own in-house tank beer system, its super central location and quite unique layout and feel, it has all the ingredients needed for a spectacular party for you and your guests. There’s a snug just to the right of the main bar, ideal for private functions of up to approx. 60 guests and comes with its own access to the bar. Areas can also be reserved in the main bar for semi-private events for groups of 10 – 100. This venue is hugely popular for 30th/40th birthday parties, hen parties, engagements, wedding day-after parties and corporate events.

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Location: Baggot Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 50 – 120


On the corner of Merrion Row & Baggot Steet, Dublin 2, just off St Stephen’s Green, The Oriel Room at Foley’s is a real hidden gem of a function room, right in the centre of the city. You might not even know it’s there from passing by on the street as it’s located on the second floor. The uniquely designed room comes with its own bar, toilets, plug & play sound system, own door entrance from the street and a little outside terrace. Suitable for up to 120 guests, this fantastic space can be set up in a number of layouts and is often booked for wide of range of types of events from birthday parties (30ths and up), corporate events to family get together’s, engagement parties, weddings and wedding day-after parties. The minimum number of guests to book this room is 80, however if your guest list is less than this, Foley’s also have two other smaller private function rooms available named The Loft and The Sitting Room.

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The Penthouse @ Doyles Corner

Location: Phibsborough, Dublin 7
Guest Numbers: 40 (Penthouse) – 150 (First Floor)


Renovated from top to bottom in 2018, Doyles Corner in Phibsborough, D7 is home to one of Dublin’s best function rooms. Located on the third floor, The Penthouse Suite at Doyles Corner is an intimate function room with a vintage style look and feel to it. Suitable for 40 – 60 guests this function room is always in high demand so early booking is advised (min. 40 guests required). The room comes with its own bar, toilets, plug & play sound system and private heated outdoor terrace and is incredibly popular for smaller events. Ideal for occasions such as birthday parties, engagement parties, corporate events, Christmas parties and more. For larger events (100+ guests) another function room on the second floor is also possible, click below to enquire with the venue via their listing for more information or to book.

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Parlour Bar @ Whelan’s

Location: Wexford Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 80 – 150


Not only is Whelan’s on Wexford Street an iconic Dublin hotspot for gigs and live entertainment, it’s also has the ideal function room to host your next private event. Whether you’re throwing an album listening party, a 30th or 40th birthday, a product launch, a media event or a Christmas Party, the Parlour Bar is a unique space to wow your guests. Located on the second floor, this room has its own entrance, fully stocked bar and smoking terrance, making it convenient and private. The interior is thoughtfully vintage-inspired and boasts a great selection of beers. Suitable for up to 150 guests standing or ~60 seated. Min. 80 guests required.

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The Bridge 1859

Location: Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Guest Numbers: 30 – 140


Located in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and brought to by the same people who run Lemon & Duke, The Bridge 1859 has two perfectly sized private function rooms available upstairs. Both are suited to approx. 60 guests, each with their own bar. The two rooms can be hired together for a maximum capacity of approx 120 – 140 guests. Perfect for birthdays, meetings & corporate events, wedding day-after celebrations, Christmas parties and plenty more. Finger food or catering packages also available to give you guests an evening to remember. (The River Room is pictured below)

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The Church

Location: Jervis Street, Dublin 1
Guest Numbers: 60 – 150


The recently renovated Tower Bar at The Church near Jervis Street SC, Dublin 1 is the perfect private function room for up to 100 guests (mix of standing & standing). This multi-levelled room features its own private bar and mezzanine and is ideally suited to private special occasions such as birthdays, engagement parties, corporate events and lots more. A minimum number of 60 guests is required to book this space. Party packages available for this room which include your DJ, lighting / sound, cake, balloons, bottle of bubbly and luxury finger food for guests. Please note The Church do not host christenings, communions or confirmations. For larger corporate parties of 100+ guests The Church also has another function room which would suit better. Enquire with our team to find out more or to book The Tower Bar for your party.

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The Penthouse @ PYE

Location: Dundrum, Dublin 14
Guest Numbers: 40 – 60


The Penthouse is a luxury private function room on the first floor of PYE in Dundrum, South Dublin. The space is exquisitely glamorous decked out with chandeliers, a private bar, its own toilets, and makes for perfect for a glitzy get-together including engagement parties, company off-sites, Christmas parties, wedding day-twos, and family occasions. Complete with AV facilities, the space is can host 40 guests minimum and 60 guests max. Food orders required with all bookings.

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Parlour Room @ The Rag Trader

Location: Drury Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 15 – 30


The Rag Trader on Drury Street, Dublin 2 offers a truly unique bar experience and a modern take on a traditional style bar. The Rag Trader offers a vast selection of whiskeys and cocktails to choose from, with whiskey tasting sessions available for booking and regular live music taking place.. The venue is made up of a main bar to the rear, with cosy seating areas for small get-togethers and a private vintage style snug to the front of the venue; perfect for private events. The ‘Parlour Room’ function room is suited for up to 30 guests for all sorts of special occasions such as wedding day-after parties, birthdays, engagement parties, Christmas parties and more.

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JR Mahon’s

Location: Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 50 – 120

Step into the light filled, airy and atmospheric space as The Corn Exchange Bar in JR Mahon’s for a night everyone will remember. Located at Burgh Quay, on the top floor of the four storey city centre pub, this stunning function room is ideal for engagement parties, birthdays, Christmas parties, dining parties or other private events. This room is suitable for min. 50 guests, max. 120 guests (mix of standing & seating). For dining events, up to 70 guests can be fully seated. Please note this function room is located on the top floor of the venue, accessed via stairs.

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The Leopardstown Inn

Location: Stillorgan, Dublin 18
Guest Numbers: 25 – 150 guests


The Leopardstown Inn in Stillorgan in South Dublin is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city with two stunning private function rooms / spaces available for small and large events at this lively venue. The main function room (largest one) is located on the first floor and is available for exclusive hire for corporate and private celebrations such as 30ths/40ths/50ths/60ths and other family occasions, hosting a minimum of 60 guests and a max. 150 guests standing, with plenty of food-sharing platter options. This function room can also be adapted for fully seated dinners of min. 40 guests and max. 70 guests. A minimum spend applies for sharing platter reception. The Mezzanine is a private balcony overlooking the main bar. This space can be hired privately for 25 – 40 guests, ideal for smaller occasions (engagements, birthdays, after work drinks etc).

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The Harcourt Bar

Location: Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 30 – 120


If a city centre location is what you’re after for your next private event, The Harcourt Bar have two function rooms right in the heart of the city on bustling Harcourt Street. Barney’s Bar & Shaw Room is a traditional-style bar and private function room located adjacent to the main bar. The space includes its own private bar, a microphone and projector / screen. Barney’s Bar can be hired on its own for smaller events of up to ~35 guests or hire both rooms (connected) together for larger events of up to 120 guests. Ideal for corporate events and meetings mid week, or 30th/40/50th birthday celebrations, engagements and other special occasions on Fridays & Saturdays.

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The Blackrock

Location: Blackrock Village, Co. Dublin
Guest Numbers: 40 – 60


The Blackrock in South Co. Dublin have some great spaces for semi-private functions and parties. The spacious booths section, whilst not fully private, offers a super comfortable, casual-cool space with little foot traffic making it perfect for more private-style group gatherings and events of between 40 – 60 guests (mix of standing and seated) events. This space also offers direct access to a gorgeous terrace area. Ideal for small Christmas parties, engagement celebrations, 30ths, 40ths, family occasions, wedding day-two’s and corporate get togethers.

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Location: George’s Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 40 – 70


The Whisky Bar at the lively Nolita is a funky hideaway on the top floor of the venue, with a fun-meets-traditional take on their interior design. With cosy booths and mood lighting, it’s an intimate space, making it the ideal place for your next celebration of between 40 – 70 guests. Please note this function space overlooks the ground floor bar and roped off from other sections of the venue, therefore is considered semi-private and not suitable for events where you wish to include your own entertainment / music. This space is perfect for engagement parties, 30th / 40th’s on Fridays & Saturdays and company soirees evenings mid week.

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Ciss Maddens

Location: Drury Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 60 – 120
Availability: Corporate Bookings ONLY (Sun – Wed)


Ruby’s Cocktail Bar is the secret cocktail bar and function room on the first floor of one of Dublin City’s newest hotspots; Ciss Maddens. Unwind in this lofty, vintage-style atmosphere which provides the perfect party setting, feeling rustic, traditional and modern all at the same time. The space is available for private hire, best suited to corporate event party bookings on Sundays – Wednesday only and can accommodate min. 60 guests – max. 120 guests with a mix of standing and sitting. A minimum spend applies for private hire bookings.

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The Black Door

Location: Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 40 – 150
Availability: Private hire until 11pm only (Thurs – Sat)


The Black Door on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 is a hugely popular late night haunt for the more discerning party goer (strictly over 28’s). Space in either the upstairs (Georgian Bar) or downstairs (Piano Bar) levels of this venue is available for exclusive private hire for early evening events before opening to the general public at 11pm. Suitable for group sizes of up to 60 guests in the Georgian Bar or up to 150 guests in The Piano Bar, these function rooms are perfect for 30th/40th birthday parties, engagement parties and corporate events. Catering can be provided for the evening with live musicians / entertainment being a staple of this venue.

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The Donnybrook

Location: Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Guest Numbers: 65 – 120


*** Function room currently being renovated, not available for events until September 2024 ****

Located in leafy Dublin 4 on Morehampton Road, The Donnybrook have a fantastic function space available on the first floor of this cosy gastropub. Only 10 minutes from the city centre and with easy access from anywhere in south Dublin your guest won’t have a problem making their to your event. This fully private function room is suitable for up to 120 guests and hire of the venue includes its own bar, toilets and PA / sound system. This space is particularly popular for seated dining events such as exclusive private dining, weddings, office / retirement parties, Christmas parties and lots more.

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Bewley’s Grafton Street

Location: Grafton Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 40 – 60


The James Joyce Room in Bewley’s on Grafton Street in Dublin 2 is a uniquely stunning, historical space, suitable for dining events, presentations, drinks reception, weddings and sophisticated soirees. The space is located on the first floor, accessed privately via its own entrance. The room is filled with artwork including a stained glass window by Harry Clarke, and includes the iconic Bewley’s perching post — the gorgeous balcony which opens onto Grafton Street. This city centre function room can host 40 guests (seated) or 60 guests (mix of standing & seated) and is best suited to corporate events or high-end special occasions, more so than birthdays etc. Room hire and/or min. spend applicable for all bookings.

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Mint Bar

Location: Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2
Guest Numbers: 60 – 100


Beneath the five star College Green Hotel on Westmoreland, Dublin 2, and not seen from the street lies a true hidden gem of a venue; Mint Bar. Concealed within the original vaults of the old bank, the Mint Bar is Dublin city centre’s leading cocktail bar, where an expert team of mixologists combine vintage techniques with modern innovation to serve up delicious signature cocktails. This venue can be hired out exclusively for corporate events only depending on numbers. Ideal for bookings of up to approx. 100 guests for Christmas parties, company soirees, PR and product launches.

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Sandyford House

Location: Sandyford, Dublin 18
Guest Numbers: 40 – 100


Sandyford House in Sandyford Village, Dublin 18 has undergone a stunning transformation. This venue now boasts a large ground floor bar with cosy booths and seating for up to approx. 200 guests. To the rear of the venue is one of Dublin’s best beer gardens, complete with outdoor bar and seating. For private events they have a function room upstairs, ideal for guest numbers of up to approx 100 guests, perfect for private wedding day-after celebrations, birthdays, Christmas parties and more in South Dublin.

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This article was updated: 19 March 2024