Finding a corporate event venue that will meet your needs and wow your guests at the same time doesn’t need to be a difficult process. We’ve outlined our picks of some of the most unique, high-end and best corporate event venues in Dublin below to help get you started.
Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the epitome of private and exclusive hire for corporate events. This stunningly unique venue has a mix of private spaces such as the Alchemy Room often not seen by the general public, the exhibition space, and the first floor which includes a bar as well as open plan spaces in the beautiful surroundings of the distillery. The events team at Teeling work will provide a dedicated events co-ordinator and they work with the best suppliers in the business so can plan every aspect of your event. It’s ideally suited to guest numbers of up to 250 (standing), 200 (seated) or 140 (seated dinner). On offer is high class catering, drinks & canapé receptions, whiskey tasting stations and every corporate event comes with a casual tour of the distillery also. Based just on the fringe of the city centre in Dublin 8 it’s within easy access of public transport and minutes from College Green.
Home of GAA and the heartbeat of Irish sport for over a hundred years Croke Park stadium in Drumcondra, Dublin 3 is only minutes from the city centre. Whilst sporting events play a huge role in this venue it has also become extremely regarded as a meeting and corporate events titan. With over 110 unique spaces to choose from and it can comfortably host multiple events daily for guest numbers of 10 to 1000+. Regularly hired by some of the world’s biggest corporations for meetings, corporate parties, exhibitions and more, their award winning in-house events team are on hand to deliver a premium level of service and can tailor your event to suit all your requirements. High class catering options available for all events and the venue is further complimented with 600 on-site parking spaces, a 232 bedroom hotel and HD Wifi throughout for up to 40000 devices.
Centrally located in the beautifully restored vaults of the historic CHQ building in Dublin’s Docklands, EPIC is the world’s only fully digital museum and is an interactive experience featuring stories of over 300 Irish emigrants who shaped the world. This creates a truly unique backdrop and setting for corporate events. EPIC offer exclusive hire of the museum for evening events from 6.30pm for up to 300 guests, with early morning events also possible. Their in-house catering partners include Bakehouse and Ely Bar & Grill and can provide top quality catering for your event, serving everything from canapés to rustic Irish cuisine to more refined bites as well as cocktail receptions and a multitude of drinks options. Special requests and customised menus can all be catered to of course. As well offering the best in food and drink, EPIC can make your event even more special with a bespoke tour, live trad group in our ‘Irish Pub’ gallery, dancers in our Celebration vault or a harpist at the entrance of your event.
Arguably one of the most beautiful event spaces in Dublin; The Round Room at the Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin 2, is a stunningly unique venue, entirely circular in shape with a fantastic dome ceiling drenched in stars. This incredibly versatile venue has six event spaces available. Ideal for gala dinners, conferences, awards ceremonies, meetings and receptions and is the perfect setting for events from 150 to 550 guests. Private dining for smaller groups and functions / parties is also available in the Glass Room Suites which over look the Mansion House garden.
Ely Bar & Grill is a multi award winning venue in the heart of the city centre on Dublin’s docklands in the CHQ Building. Ely’s vault space is a series of stunningly unique and separate vaults complete with atrium bar & waterside terrace. Due to the differing vault room sizes this venue is suitable for a multitude of different types of event such as private meetings, networking events, dinners, product launches, private dining and full exclusive use of the venue for up to 250 guests. Private dining and wine tastings are the order of the day here and this venue is sure to impress your guests.
The Dublin Liberties Distillery located close to St. Stephen’s Green in Dublin 8, is one of the city’s most recent and finest venue additions to host corporate events, having only recently opened their doors in 2019. This whiskey distillery is housed in a exquisitely renovated 400 year old mill, providing an unforgettable backdrop for your guests. Spread over three floors this unique venue is available for full exclusive hire, including the Still House and Mash House spaces where the whiskey is made. The spacious Main Bar and function room provide a premium space to entertain up to 150 guests (mix of standing and seating) or 70 guests for a fully seated dinner, ideal for luxury Christmas parties, product launches and company get togethers & team building evenings. The Blenders Room is also available for smaller events, meetings, lunches and dinners for up to 25 delegates and comes with its own private bar. A guided walk-through of the distillery comes with all exclusive hires of the venue as well as the ability to add tasting experiences.
FIRE Steakhouse & Bar Is a multi award winning venue located in the heart of Dublin city centre, on the ever popular Dawson Street, Dublin 2. FIRE’s dining room was originally built in 1864 as the Lord Mayor’s ‘Supper Room’ and features incredible vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a beautiful sun terrace overlooking the Lord Mayor’s Garden. Today it is one of the most historical and impressive dining rooms in Dublin. The venue has undergone extensive refurbishment during the summer of 2020 and can hold up to 200 guests and is ideal for meetings, corporate dining events, gala private dining and more. FIRE also have smaller private floor to ceiling glass suites, perfect for off-site staff training sessions and presentations for up to 90 guests.
As One located on City Quay in Dublin 2, operates as a café and restaurant during the day, by evening it is available for exclusive hire for corporate events, drinks receptions, product launches and plenty more. The light-filled and expansive yet minimalist, stylish space is one of our most favourite venues, hosting up to 200 guests (mix of standing and seating). The in-house catering team have a strong ethos for sustainability, using on the freshest ingredients from local suppliers, put simply your guests are guaranteed to be wowed by both the space and the food at this unique venue.
Located in Dublin 4, just a few minutes drive from the city centre, UCD’s O’Reilly Hall is one of the largest venues on the southside of Dublin. This vast space encompasses an area of 2632 square metres with the ability to host up to 1200 delegates. It is truly the perfect venue for conferences, exhibitions, award ceremonies and gala dinners. With beautiful views out onto the lawn and lake it can be setup and configured in a multitude of different layouts, with sliding partitioned walls to host smaller events. Drinks receptions can be catered for in the stunning conservatory adjacent and smaller breakout rooms, meeting rooms and further entertaining spaces are also available in the UCD University Club connected to the building if required. The team work closely with the prestigious Knights Catering as their preferred cater, culinary experts in corporate events and gala dining for groups of all sizes.
Located on Fleet Street in Dublin 2, The Morgan is one of Dublin’s well known and loved luxury city centre hotels and is about as central as you could possibly desire. Recently renovated, The Morgan now boasts a stunning AA Rosette award winning seafood centric restaurant and bar known as 10 Fleet Street. This space has a premium high-end finish, inspired by New York’s ‘Supper Club’. Suitable for up to approx. 200 delegates for dining or drinks receptions, product launches, Christmas parties and plenty more. The venue is further complimented by a large private meeting room, suitable up to 40 guests known as the Westmoreland Suite.
The Loft, sitting on the first floor of 4 Dame Lane right the heart of city is one of Dublin’s more unique corporate events space. This stunning space has recently been renovated and is available for exclusive hire, making it a great choice of venue for corporate events, team building events, product launches and plenty more. The Loft can accommodate up to 250 guests, and the whole venue (including the ground floor bar) can be hired exclusively for up to 500 guests. 4 Dame Lane has previously played host to many large scale corporate events such as presentations and after parties for clients such as Web Summit, Microsoft and Facebook.
SOLE Seafood & Grill is situated in the heart of Dublin in the city centre’s Creative Quarter on South William Street. This stunning, chic seafood restaurant offers the highest levels of customer service and of course the most exquisite food and drink Dublin has to offer. The Captain’s Table dining room has been specifically designed for high-end corporate experiences and is available for exclusive hire for 12 – 18 guests. This premium dining space is luxuriously decorated, complete with long-table style layout and comes with its own private bar and dedicated bartender. An experience that is certain to excite the senses. The whole restaurant can also be exclusively hired for up to 200 guests.
The Bourbon Bar, one of Dublin’s most luxurious and sumptuous private function rooms, located on the second floor of The Odeon, right in the heart of the city on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. This beautiful room comes with a full bar, private rest rooms, grand piano and cloakroom in elegantly decorated surroundings can cater to party of up to 200 guests. The space is fully equipped with a full DJ PA system, projector and large projection screen, perfect for corporate events, product launches, team building events, table quizzes and more.
DTwo on Harcourt Street is is one of Dublin’s most well known and popular venues. The venue features a huge outdoor heated beer garden with multiple bars inside & out as well as a nightclub downstairs, making it particularly well suited to corporate events both in winter and summer. The venue itself can hold up to approx 800 guests, with 400 guests in the nightclub alone, and is available for exclusive private hire. During the summer they run their ‘Backyard BBQ’ events, with very affordable packages and pricing per person. Full AV equipment and seating available for presentations if needed. The events team in DTwo regularly run corporate events and are well equipped to look after any requirements you may have.
The Temple Bar Hotel is another great choice of corporate venue. This versatile venue includes the hotel itself, Toast Restaurant, Buskers Bar and Buskers On The Ball, so they have the ability to offer to you a room for presentations, a superb dining experience, with entertainment and drinks afterwards in one of the sister late night venues attached to the hotel. Being centrally located in Temple Bar it’s very easy to get to and they regularly host events for some Dublin’s largest corporations.
Christophe’s is a brasserie style restaurant with a full bar in the heart of Smithfield, Dublin 7 and with easy to access to the Luas and the city centre. Being directly opposite the Jameson Whiskey distillery you could bring delegates for a tour of that first and then enjoy an evening in Christophe’s afterwards. They can cater to your event’s every need with plenty of options on food and drink, from supper bowls and canapé parties to Jameson Whiskey and prosecco receptions. Exclusive hire and suitable for up to 200 guests.
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It’s important when looking for your venue to know the type of venue you want, exact numbers of guests, your ‘must-have’ requirements such as catering preferences and have a rough idea of your budget. This will the allow the events team at the venue to put a package together that works for you and to make sure that you get the most value from your budget. Some venues may be willing to forgo room hire cost for events provided you reach a minimum spend on food & drink. This is a great way of running your event as your guests not only get a stunning venue to hold the event but also the best selection of food and drink to accompany it.
The added bonus of going direct to any of our venues is that they all have event co-ordinators in place who regularly host these types of event and they work with the best suppliers in the business. This takes the pressure off you every step of the way and makes it super easy for you as they will help manage every details of your event from start to finish.
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This article was updated: 09 July 2020