Christmas In The Courtyard At The Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Enjoy the ultimate festive dining and Christmas party experience this year at Christmas In The Courtyard, located in the stunning grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham (RHK), Dublin 8.

This magical series of events take place every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 24th November – 18th December and is sure to be one of the most popular and talked about Christmas parties of the year. Other dates possible on request for exclusive private hire.

Brought to you by Avril Bannerton, formerly of the well-known popular Taste of Dublin summer events, this truly unique Christmas experience is hosted within a one-of-a-kind, purpose built, magnificent glass marquee in the centre of the courtyard, sparklingly lit from within and beautifully starlit from above. The structure and lighting have been meticulously designed to create the most sumptuous of ambiences in which to dine and dance the night away.

Arrival Reception:
The night begins with guests greeted by theatrical performers whilst enjoying some bubbly or spiced apple cider. To enhance the party mood and set the night off right, there’s entertainment at the pre-dinner reception from the lively uptempo The Victory Dolls and The Runaways.

After the reception it’s time for dinner with a Christmas feast like you’ve never had before; ‘The Art of Dining’. This is a 6 course tasting menu and dining experience designed by Michelin Star chef; Danni Barry. Using only the best of Irish produce each course is paired with wines specifically selected by Ireland’s leading sommelier Brigid O’Hora. Sit back, enjoy your meal and soak in the piano festive classics played live in the background while you dine and imbibe with your colleagues.

After dinner it’s time to hit the dance floor, let loose and dance late into the night with one of Ireland’s greatest and most in demand, iconic feel good bands in the business; Spring Break.

Event Running Order:

6pm: Arrival Drinks Reception
7.15pm: ‘The Art of Dining’ Dinner
10.30pm – 1am: Dancing with Spring Break

Shared Nights (10+ Guests)

Shared nights are available on;

24th November (Thurs) *
25th November (Fri) *
1st December (Thurs)
2nd December (Fri)
8th December (Thurs)
9th December (Fri)
15th December (Thurs)
16th December (Fri)

Price from €65 – 155 ex VAT pp dependant on date.

* Preview night special from €65 ex VAT only applies to 24th November & €75 ex VAT 25th Nov.

Saturday nights are all SOLD OUT. Limited availability on all other nights. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Min. 10 guests required per booking for shared nights. Tables are round tables with 10 guests allocated to each. 

Private Hire (300+ Guests):

Exclusive private hire of the venue is available on limited dates (Sundays – Wednesday) for companies of min. 300 – 800 guests.

How Much Does It Cost & How To Book:

The RHK Christmas In The Courtyard party experience is priced from €65 – 155 ex VAT per person dependant on date. This includes your welcome drink, reserved table, dinner and entertainment. Bar tabs, upgrades and more information available upon request, please click to enquire with the team below. Limited dates are remaining so enquire / book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note the Christmas In The Courtyard parties at RHK are run by our fabulous business partners & bespoke event specialists; Distinction Events & Avril Bannerton, and not by VenueSearch. However the VenueSearch team are booking partners for this event and more than happy to assist with any pre-booking questions, information or booking requests on these amazing events. As always it is completely free and there is absolutely no additional cost to clients who enquire or book this or any event via VenueSearch.