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Cliff Townhouse, a St Stephen’s Green luxury boutique townhouse, is regarded as one of the best private event venues in Dublin for stylish city centre occasions, from product launches to cocktail parties, business lunches or all-day boardroom meetings. Both our main restaurant and upper floor private dining room attract high profile but discreet gatherings, including exclusive use for weddings.

The space which is noted for its flexibility is available seven days a week and includes complimentary Wi-Fi as standard. We can seat up to 44 people for a sit-down meal on four individual round tables, or 20 people  at one long table. Up to 60 can be accommodated for a standing reception, and up to 120 if the space is opened up to include the adjacent Aviator bar. For our full capacities, please see below.

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UPSTAIRS: PRIVATE DINING ROOM

Our first floor private dining room at Cliff Townhouse is among the most elegant in Dublin, occupying a high-ceilinged Georgian drawing room with three, floor-to-ceiling double windows across the façade. These open up onto an attractive ironwork balcony affording views across pretty St Stephen’s Green.

The rooms original cornicing remains in place along with elegant ceiling plasterwork and a large marble fireplace topped with an outsized gilt-framed mirror. Gilt wall sconces afford quiet, atmospheric lighting that together with the chandelier, sets a different mood to a daytime event when the large windows flood the room in bright sunshine.

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MEETING CAPACITIES (8M X 6M)

Theatre style: 40
Classroom: 24
Boardroom: 20

Cabaret: 32
Dinner: Up to 44
Drinks Reception: 60 (120 if opened up to include bar)

Event Space Hire Cost: We work with you to create a bespoke experience and offer a personalised costing to suit your needs. Please note there is a discretionary 12.5% service charge added to all bills.

24-hour and 8-hour delegate rates are available along with individual budgets.

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DOWNSTAIRS: RESTAURANT PRIVATE DINING

Our main restaurant at Cliff Townhouse has two principle spaces that lend themselves well to private events.

These include a raised, oval-shaped booth to the rear of the restaurant, seating seven, and a front-of-house space near the fireplace and windows that can take a table seating up to 12. Both areas are well suited to those celebrating anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, an intimate business lunch or dinner, your event instilled with the convivial buzz of other diners.

Note that the restaurant can also be taken over on an exclusive basis, in which case it can seat up to 100. This is a popular option for Dublin weddings.

Should your numbers be higher, our sister property Cliff at Lyons welcomes events of up to 214 people.

Speak to our Events Co-ordinator

Private dining menus

Our luxury Dublin private dining experience has as much to do with the food as it is with the our elegant St Stephen’s Green private dining room, with menus overseen by Cliff Townhouse Head Chef, Sean Smith.

Menus are samples only and are subject to change according to seasonality. Please note, we offer festive menus from November 26th to January 7th 2019.

€68.00 per person

Starters

Fish Soup, Rouille, Sour Cream

Dressed Crab, Shredded Lettuce, Toasted Sourdough

Pressed Chicken & Foie Gras Terrine, Pickled Mushroom

Main Courses

North Atlantic Cod, Kale, Seafood Chowder

Irish Rib Eye Steak, Spinach, Red Wine Shallots

Poached Salmon, Peas, Bacon, Onion

Desserts

Rhubarb Jelly, Cider Sabayon, Vanilla Ice Cream, Granola

Pistachio Crème Brulée, Biscotti

Selection of 5 Irish Cheese, Oatmeal Crackers, Organic Apple Jelly, Quince

Tea or Coffee with Petit Fours (€4.90 supplement)

Menus are subject to change according to seasonality. 

€78.00 per person

Starters

Salmon Ceviche, Avocado Ice Cream

Langoustine Cocktail, Butter Leaf, Cucumber, Marie Rose Sauce

McGrath’s Smoked Beef, Rocket, Cheddar, Pine Nuts

 

Main Courses

Monkfish Fillet, Potato Crust, Carbonara Sauce

Fillet Steak, Pommes Anna, Wilted Spinach, Red Wine Sauce

Halibut a la Plancha, Broad Beans, Fennell Puree, Bisque Sauce

Desserts

Marinated Pear & Apple, Caramel Mouse, Chocolate & Peanut Crunch

Lemon Tart, Sorbet, Lemon and Vanilla Cream

Selection of 5 Irish Cheese, Oatmeal Crackers, Organic Apple Jelly, Quince

Tea or Coffee with Petit Fours (€4.90 supplement)

Menus are subject to change according to seasonality. 

€89.00 per person

Starters

Amuse Bouche (Chef Selection)

Salmon Ceviche, Avocado Ice Cream

Langoustine Cocktail, Butter Leaf, Cucumber, Marie Rose Sauce

McGrath’s Smoked Beef, Rocket, Cheddar, Pine Nuts

Main Courses

Monkfish Fillet, Potato Crust, Carbonara Sauce

Fillet Steak, Pommes Anna, Wilted Spinach, Red Wine Sauce

Halibut a la Plancha, Broad Beans, Fennell Puree, Bisque Sauce

Pre Dessert

Desserts

Marinated Pear & Apple, Caramel Mouse, Chocolate & Peanut Crunch

Lemon Tart, Sorbet, Lemon and Vanilla Cream

Selection of 5 Irish Cheese, Oatmeal Crackers, Organic Apple Jelly, Quince

Tea or Coffee with Petit Fours included

Menus are subject to change according to seasonality. 

€5.00 per item, Minimum of 4 items required

Croquette

Beef Tarte, Quail Egg

Oyster, Sour Cream, Caviar

Oat Biscuit, Goats Cheese, Pickle Mushroom

Chocolate Almond Biscuit, Foie Gras Butter

Vegetable Samosa

Gazpacho

Brown Shrimp Cocktail, Mary Rose Sauce

Mini Fish Pie Tarte

Irish Oysters

€35.00 per person, Available after 10.30PM

Mini Toasted Sandwich, Chefs Selection

Mini Hot Dog, Fermented Cabbage, Mustard, Ketchup

Mini Beef Burger, Big Four Sauce

Irish Pork, Iceberg Lettuce, Sriracha Sauce, Seafood Crunch

Scampi & Chips, Lemon Mayonnaise

€10.00 per person

Chocolate Brownie

Lemon Tart

Millionaire Shortbread

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