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Celebrate at Clayton Hotel


Elevate your occasion

Make your next special occasion unforgettable in our stunning 4-star hotel in Dublin 4. You’ll find the ideal setting to celebrate anything from an intimate family gathering to a spectacular gala dinner with us. Catering for up to 170 guests, choose your perfect space from the stunning Thomas Prior Hall, the 1880, the Courtyard, Grandstand Bar and Restaurant, or our beautiful lawn. Make your celebration truly special at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge.

Elegance at 
Thomas Prior Hall

Situated on our private grounds with a beautiful garden, our lovingly maintained Victorian building is sure to make an impression on your guests. Steeped in history with high vaulted ceilings, a unique hearth feature and stunning crystal chandeliers, Thomas Prior Hall is the perfect place for your next celebration. 

Enjoy classic elegance with modern facilities, perfect for your gala dinner, banquet or wedding, including a stylish bar, private kitchen, PA system for your big announcements, air conditioning and inbuilt lighting to set your ideal mood. With capacity for up to 170 guests, our underground car parking and accommodation on site, means your guests can arrive in style to enjoy the evening.

Intimate events

Planning a more intimate gathering? The 1880 is your ideal venue for friendly gatherings, family functions and corporate entertainment. Seat up to 50 guests in a private banquet or drinks reception with luxury catering. Our glass-lined walls and rich furnishings provide a cosy ambience, unlike any other venue in Dublin. Named after the laying of the foundation stone of the Masonic Female Orphan School in 1880, this dining and celebration space is truly one of a kind.

An experience to remember
Private Dining

Our stunning new event and private dining rooms in Dublin have air-conditioning, natural daylight and tasteful décor. With capacities of 50 banqueting, our private dining space makes for the perfect place to host your formal dinner or private event.

Our range of dining options includes three-course meals and sumptuous banquets, which have been lovingly created by our award-winning team of chefs. Everything is accompanied by a wide selection of wines, spirits, hand-crafted cocktails and the finest champagne.

Corporate BBQs

Our outdoor terrace is the perfect spot for a summer BBQ in Dublin. Catering for a minimum of 25 guests, you can enjoy the atmosphere of our private courtyard with options to suit your needs. Groups can also extend into the restaurant, which is located just inside the courtyard doors, so no matter what the weather, you can relax and enjoy the day. 

Choose from options from €25 per person which includes 3 meat choices, 3 salad choices and 2 sides. Vegan, vegetarian and other dietary requirements are all catered to, just simply contact our team and we'll tailor the menu to your needs.

With our Grandstand Bar located just through the doors from the courtyard, afterwards your guests can relax and enjoy a drink.

Always there for you

Whether it’s New Years Eve, Christmas or your own personal celebration, we’re committed to making sure you get exactly what you want from your event. Celebrate the next chapter of your life, a big business win, or give your loved one the send off they deserve with an unforgettable event. 

Our experienced and dedicated team is ready to support you every step of the way in bringing to life your perfect day. Contact us on +353 (0)1 668 1111 or email