About This Venue

Enjoy the ultimate festive dining and party experience this year at Christmas In The Courtyard located in the stunning grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Brought to you by Avril Bannerton, formerly of Taste of Dublin, this truly unique Christmas experience is hosted within a one-of-a-kind magnificent glass pavilion in the centre of the courtyard, sparklingly lit from within and beautifully starlit from above.


Arrival Reception:
Upon arrival guests will be greeted by theatrical performers whilst enjoying some bubbly and spiced apple cider. Setting the night off right and to enhance the party mood, there'll be 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 and dance late into the night with one of Ireland's greatest and most iconic feel good bands in the business; Spring Break.



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


**This event has now finished for 2022. We'll update you when 2023 dates are announced**


Shared Nights & Private Hire:

Shared nights are available on all dates with prices starting from €95 ex VAT pp.  Min. 10 guests required per booking for shared nights.

Exclusive private hires are available Sunday - Thursday for companies of 300 - 800 guests.


How To Book:

Please enquire with the team below for pricing, to check availability for your preferred date or to make a booking


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