Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. From enjoying the festive movies and music to donning ugly Christmas sweaters, there’s no wrong way to celebrate Christmas. It’s also the best occasion to reunite with your loved ones over a delicious meal. We’ve listed our pick of the best Christmas party venues in Dublin for you, featuring traditional turkey roast alongside Thai, Nepalese, and the best of modern Irish.
This one’s not just a restaurant but also a bar, club, and surely one of the best Christmas party venue in Dublin. Located on the corner of Baggot Street, Foleys Bar is the perfect spot if you’re planning a Christmas night out with a big group. They’ve come up with an exciting Christmas menu at €40 per person, featuring some Christmas goodies as well as their Irish specialties. So pop in and sample their traditional turkey, haddock fish & chips, BBQ chicken wings, Christmas pudding, and much more. These guys can host a party with up to 160 people in their private venue. With three floors, four distinct areas, and Dublin’s freshest music scene talents, get ready for a festive Christmas like no other.
Quality Irish ingredients and a modern Italian cooking, that’s what you’ll get at RIBA Stillorgan. This iconic Dublin venue has been one of the city’s favourite for a few years now, preparing fresh and tasty food and being involved in many different local causes. You’ll find a true festive spirit here, so it comes as no surprise that they’ve prepared an exciting Christmas menu. Available on Thursdays and Fridays in December, for groups of 8 to 23, it’s a three-course menu for €35 per person, featuring Irish chicken, crispy squid, sirloin steak and much more. We’re telling you, it is one not to be missed!
Montys of Kathmandu
You think you know Indian food? Try Nepalese! A similar but somehow-different type of food, it’s a must try! After over 15 years of serving the best of Nepalese food to the Irish public, this award-winning gem is now very much part of Dublin’s premium ethnic restaurants. And with their Christmas menu, they’re with no doubt one of the best Christmas party venues in Dublin. Try their tasty tareko sabji, aloo kerau chatpat, chicken shashlik, or mismas tarkari. And if these words don’t ring any bell… Well, that’s another reason to go there!
Red Torch Ginger
At ResDiary, we love Red Torch Ginger, and not only because of its name! Located in South Dublin, this restaurant specialises in serving modern Thai and South East Asian cuisine, with great cocktails, authentic craft beers, and a delicious selection of world wines. They’ve created a Christmas lunch and dinner menu, and oh boy I’m hungry! From beef chilli basil stir fry and Peking duck, to prawn Singapore noodles and chicken green curry, you’re in for a spiced up Christmas meal. They’ve come up with a vegetarian menu as well and can cater to all dietary requirements. So put on your suit and “thai” and head to this exciting Christmas party venue in Dublin.
The Butcher Grill
Sorry veggie friends but you’ll have to pass this one. The Butcher Grill is one of Dublin’s best Steakhouse, serving the finest cuts of meat from the best producers, grilled to perfection on their wood-smoked grill, meatlicious! So if you’re a meat lover, looking for steaks in abundance to celebrate the festivities, The Butcher Grill’s Christmas menu is perfect for you. From their aged burger and beef striploin, to venison loin and Uruguayan ribeye, you’re definitely in for an ham-amazing Christmas.
Grilled fillet of sea trout, Wicklow wild pheasant, smoked fish paté, and seafood chowder is what you’ll find in Aqua’s delicious Christmas menu. Located on the West Pier of Howth, a quick 30 minutes drive from Dublin’s centre, this venue specialises in seafood and they’ve got lots to choose from on their varied Christmas venue. Once you’re done with your meal, enjoy a walk around Howth Head, stopover at the thriving market or visit the museums. Howth is full of surprise and Aqua is one of them!