WEDDING VENUES IN DUBLIN
Best Wedding Venues in Dublin [2022 update]
Capital of Ireland, Dublin is truly a unique and magical city. So is not a surprise it offers numerous beautiful venue options for couples who are dreaming about having a city wedding. From breathtaking castles, to some of the most iconic, alternatives and exclusive venues, you might find the perfect spot to have your big day right in the heart of the city. As a wedding photographer and videographer team, we have been to some of the best wedding venues in Dublin and we are here to share our favourites with you. We separated them by category and in this page you might find exactly the Dublin wedding venue you are looking for.
Castle Venues in Dublin
Luttrellstown Castle: Luxury is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Luttrellstown Castle. It is available for intimate gatherings of 20 guests to a larger celebration of up to 180 guests. Situated on 567 acres of private land it is a unique, fairy tale wedding venue and it offers the perfect backdrop so that you have an unforgettable day. No wonder why Victoria & David Beckham chose the stunning Luttrellstown for their wedding.
Clontarf Castle: With over 800 years of history, this 4-star venue is located in Clontarf, having the sea front almost on their doorstep. Clontarf Castle hosts from civil ceremonies to big celebrations. It also offers a range of different rooms that you can choose from, to host your bespoke wedding.
Exclusive Wedding Venues in Dublin
The Shelbourne: This timeless, iconic 5-star hotel is located right in the heart of Dublin. Just across the street from St. Stephen’s Green, where you can go for your wedding photos, the Shelbourne is one of the best choices when it comes to hosting Dublin City Weddings.
The Merrion: Set in a beautiful Georgian terrace, The Merrion provides a 5-star service and an unforgettable and unique experience for a Dublin wedding. It is situated only a few minutes’ walk from the gorgeous Merrion Square and Grafton Street.
N.25 Fitzwilliam Place: If you are looking for an elegant and sophisticated wedding venue in Dublin, this Georgian building is just the place for you. Situated in one of the most beautiful streets of the city, the interior is stunning and the staff at Situated in one of the most beautiful streets in the city, the interior is stunning and the staff at No. 25 Fitzwilliam Place offer a warm welcome and flawless service.
The Penthouse: This stylish and modern private venue is located in Ballsbridge.
The Westin: Designed to impress, you may want to hold your jaw when you enter The Banking Hall at the Westin. Located within the 19th-century historical buildings of College Green, it truly sets the scene for a splendorous wedding.
Cliff Townhouse: This luxury townhouse restaurant and boutique hotel is situated on St. Stephen’s Green. Here you can choose between having an intimate wedding or have the whole place for you and your guests.
The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club: Hosting events for almost two centuries, this is a gem located right in the heart of the city centre. With a capacity from 20 to 120 guests, still one of the most wonderful places to get married.
The Intercontinental Dublin: Last but not least on the list of some of the most exclusive wedding venues in Dublin is this 5-star luxury hotel is situated in Ballsbridge. The Intercontinental Dublin is ideal for small and intimate celebrations for up to 50 people and only hosts one wedding per day.
Iconic Wedding Venues in Dublin
Royal Hospital Kilmainham: This one will easily take your breath away. It is undeniably sublime and truly remarkable. This 17th-century iconic landmark is located within minutes of the city centre. With outstanding gardens, it has been a filming location to many movies and TV shows. It’s a spectacular choice if you want to give your wedding that ‘wow factor’.
Number Six: Also known as The Royal College of Physicians, this magnificent building is located in one of Dublin’s most prestigious areas. In this elegant wedding venue, the staff will go above and beyond to make sure you have your dream wedding.
Thomas Prior Hall: With its history dating back to the 1880’s, this iconic building is located in the heart of Ballsbridge. Catering for up to 170 guests, it has everything to make your Dublin city wedding memorable.
Blackhall Place: Also know as Law Society of Ireland, this historical building is situated within a short drive from Phoenix Park, it caters for small weddings and weddings up to 180 guests.
Dublin City Hall: One of our forever favourites, this is the most sought-after wedding venue in Dublin and at the top of our list. If you want to have your wedding ceremony at City Hall you better book it sooner rather thank later. Situated in the well-known Dame street, this wonderful building is filled with natural light and it needs very little decorations as the architecture is among the finest in Dublin.
Alternative Venues in Dublin
Smock Alley Theatre: Modern yet historical, the Smock Alley Theatre is located alongside the Liffey River. With stained-glass windows, the Banquet Hall offers a spacious and versatile space for a city wedding.
37 Dawson street: If you are looking for a venue with a lot of character make sure to check this one out. Cool atmosphere, fab food and quirky interiors is what you can expect. Situated in Dublin City Center it was our personal choice to have our wedding party.
The Chocolate Factory: This is a venue where you can get creative and add a lot of personal touches to have a very stylish celebration. Located not far from the centre of Dublin, it has two floors filled with light and personality.
The Dean Hotel: You will fall in love here. This is a stunning alternative wedding venue in Dublin that accommodates up to 120 guests. The staff is friendly and helpful and this trendy boutique hotel is located in the iconic Harcourt Street, just a short stroll of Iveagh Gardens.
The old Jameson Distillery: Along being opened for tourists the distillery also holds parties up to 300 guests. Situated in Smithfield, this is an alternative venue with an industrial look and great atmosphere.
The Guinness Storehouse: Well, it not only serves the best pint in Dublin, it is also a stunning building, full of fascinating artefacts and interesting corners. Located in Dublin 8, this is a magnificent alternative wedding venue. See for yourself at Sinéad & Lorcan’s wedding.
Restaurant Wedding Venues
Wrights Anglers Rest: Located within minutes of the Phoenix Park and with Farmleigh House at its doorstep, The Anglers Rest is a wedding venue with a reputation for fine food. Caters for weddings up to 140 guests.
Medley: This stylish private dinning and party venue is located in Fleet Street East. Famous for its gorgeous food, you can have a glimpse of well known chef Andrew Rudd and the team preparing the dishes created especially for your wedding.
Robertas: This glasshouse restaurant and bar is located between the Liffey River and Temple Bar, providing lovely views of both. From private dining to two day celebrations, Robertas and its dedicated team have a lot to offer. You can see a video a wedding in Roberta’s here.
Fade Street Social: Run by top Irish chef Dylan McGrath, this restaurant is situated right in the middle of town and offers amazing cocktails and gourmet food, all in the beautiful setting of Fade Street.
Marco Pierre White: This beautiful restaurant wedding venue is located in Donnybrook and the food is excellent. At Marco Pierre White you can choose one of the two rooms for your wedding (up to 60 or 160 people) and your guests can relax in its courtyard.
Drury Buildings: This has become a very popular restaurant wedding venue in Dublin. Situated within a short stroll from St. Stephen’s Green, couples who are looking into have a relaxed day, can have the ceremony, dinner and reception in the one place.
Fallon & Byrne: With years of experience hosting fabulous weddings, Fallon & Byrne offers tailor-made, bespoke wedding packages. In a marvellous location, the building is filled with light, great atmosphere and superb food.
Choosing the right venue is the first step to have the wedding of your dreams and we hoped to have helped!
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