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Meetings & Events

The Davenport Hotel nestles in one of Dublin’s best locations for meetings, conferences and events. The hotel is close to transport links from every part of the country, by LUAS, coach, train, DART or by car and the Aircoach stops beside the hotel so delegates flying in to the city have a direct link to Dublin Airport.

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Weddings

Book your wedding before May 31st 2015  and receive complimentary evening food for your wedding reception. 

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The wedding and events team at the Davenport Hotel Dublin offers you our finely tuned hospitality tailored to ensure we give you a wedding day to remember. On approaching the Davenport Hotel a certain romance is evoked by a facade dating back to 1863, that and the fantastic location combine to give you a special somewhere to celebrate your special day. With such traditional elegance make it the perfect wedding hotel for a vintage or traditional wedding.

We have three different options for the future bride and groom to look at for your reception:

  • Lanyon’s restaurant can cater for up to 114 guests and can be hired privately for your special day.
  • The Gandon Suite offers a versatile suite of rooms that can cater for up to 350 guests. This suite offers flexibility and our wedding co-coordinator can guide you through your options to ensure you get the reception that you want.
  • Our Boardroom offers guests a venue for an intimate wedding gathering of up to 36.

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For your ceremony

  • The Davenport Hotel and the Alexander Hotel located across the road from the Davenport Hotel can accommodate civil ceremonies which offer you the opportunity to have an easy transition from ceremony to reception during your big day. Or if you are getting married locally we are only five minutes from Dublin’s registery office, Unitarian church and Newmans University Church on Stephens Green.

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For your wedding photos

  • Merrion Square, Merrion Square Park, Trinity College, the leafy green banks of the Grand Canal or,(for shopaholics), Grafton Street are only a few of the array of amazing locations for your wedding pictures right on the doorstep of the hotel.

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The Davenport Hotel Dublin Wedding packages

  • No request is too big or too small our team will tailor make a package that is right for you.
  • Pre-wedding tasting with an opportunity to meet the Chef
  • Complimentary hire of the banqueting suite
  • Red carpet on arrival with a complimentary glass of champagne for the bride and groom
  • Pre-dinner drinks reception
  • Use of traditional cake stand, cake knife & pillars
  • Personalised souvenir menus
  • Accommodation for the bride and groom in a luxurious bridal suite with full Irish breakfast
  • Professional consultation with a dedicated wedding co-coordinator
  • Preferential rates for your wedding guests on request

Please contact events.dublin@ocallaghanhotels.com

for sample menus and availability

For your ceremony

The Davenport Hotel, and The Alexander Hotel located across the road, can accommodate civil ceremonies which offer you the opportunity to have an easy transition from ceremony to reception during your big day. Or if you are getting married locally, we are only five minutes from Dublin’s registry office, Unitarian church and Newmans University Church on Stephens Green.

For your wedding photos

Merrion Square, Merrion Square Park, Trinity College, the leafy green banks of the Grand Canal or (for shopaholics), Grafton Street, are only a few of the array of amazing locations for your wedding pictures right on the doorstep of the hotel.

The Davenport Wedding Packages

No request is too big or too small. Our team will tailor make a package that is right for you.

  • Pre-wedding tasting with an opportunity to meet the Chef
  • Complimentary hire of the banqueting suite
  • Red carpet on arrival with a complimentary glass of champagne for the bride and groom
  • Pre-dinner drinks reception
  • Use of traditional cake stand, cake knife & pillars
  • Personalised souvenir menus
  • Accommodation for the bride and groom in a luxurious bridal suite with full Irish breakfast
  • Professional consultation with a dedicated wedding co-coordinator
  • Preferential rates for your wedding guests on request

Christmas Party at the Davenport Hotel

                         Christmas Party Package

It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas parties  and the O'Callaghan Davenport Hotels is the perfect location for any festive bash. Why not celebrate in style this year at the Davenport where shared party packages start at a jolly €59. 

Make the most of the Winter Wonderland theme, the mulled cider welcome reception and the traditional luxury of the Davenport Hotel. 

We have a selection of party experiences available for you, including a selection of private party packages as well as shared party nights for 20 to 400 guests. For more intimate events and parties we have some elegant private suites for between 20 and 60 guests. With a range of options and a varied 5 course menu available, there is sure to be something for every party this festive season. 

                                           Menu:

STARTER

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Roast chicken, chestnut and wild cranberry salad, little gems, focaccia crouton, roast garlic and herb aioli

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SOUP

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Butternut squash and sage soup

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MAIN COURSE

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Roast stuffed turkey and ham, fondant potato, young vegetables and pancetta, turkey gravy, homemade cranberry, orange and whiskey sauce

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Fillet of salmon, creamed potatoes, braised fennel, leek and clam veloute

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DESSERT

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Assiette of 3 desserts:

Lemon meringue tart

Double chocolate cheesecake

Strawberry eclairs

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Tea or coffee with homemade mini mince pies

                                   PRIVATE PARTIES

A range of banqueting suites are available from 20 to 350 people for lunch or evening events

  • Bespoke menus available from €55
  • Christmas menu from €49 (DJ included with minimum numbers of 200 people
  • Christmas decorations included
  • Informal finger food options are available in the bar areas of all hotels
  • Prices are subject to availability and days of the week

To make an enquiry or booking, email us on: events.dublin@ocallaghanhotels.com

Meetings

The Davenport Hotel has three meeting rooms which can cater for meetings and conferences from 16 to 250 delegates in a desirable central Dublin location.  The Gandon Suite offers two rooms with flexible options for your conferences. The additional Gandon central space links the two rooms and offers an additional tea and coffee break out area.

Our Boardroom is a stylish old-world boardroom that can seat from 10 to 40 and can also be used for private dining for 36 guests.

The team at the Davenport Hotel Dublin have years of experience delivering smooth meetings to support our clients success and this is why most of our customers come back to meet at The Davenport Hotel again and again.

Meeting Facilities

  • Natural daylight
  • Wi-Fi broadband
  • PA and full sound system
  • Teleconferencing and video conference capability
  • Technician available on request

For larger events the Davenport Hotel team can offer you the added flexibility of partnering with our sister hotels in Dublin, The Alexander and Mont Clare, located directly across the road.  The Aston Suite at the Alexander can accommodate up to 420 delegates and the three hotels will partner together to provide breakouts or dining space for large conferences.

Daily Delegates rates are available from €45 per delegate and include:

  • Hi speed Wi-Fi access
  • Light lunch
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Afternoon tea and coffee
  • Main meeting room hire
  • Flip chart
  • Conference paper and pens
  • Mints and water

Please contact events.dublin@ocallaghanhotels.com for sample menus and availability.

Conference & Exhibitions

For larger events the Davenport Hotel team can offer you the added flexibility of partnering with our sister hotels in Dublin, The Alexander and The Mont Clare, located directly across the road.  The Aston Suite at the Alexander can accommodate up to 420 delegates and the three hotels will partner together to provide breakouts or dining space for large conferences.

Please contact events.dublin@ocallaghanhotels.com for sample menus and availability.

 

  • Hi speed Wi-Fi access
  • Light lunch
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Afternoon tea and coffee
  • Main meeting room hire
  • Flip chart
  • Conference paper and pens
  • Mints and water

Special Events

Merion Hall the building where the Davenport Hotel now is located has appeared in the movie, Hear my Song, and we have hosted lots of Black tie balls, fashion shows and themed high profile events in the last 20 years serving guests and residents in Dublin. All the events that have taken place combine into years of experience from our team hosting big, small and special occasions. Link to blacktieevents.ie

If you are planning a special event in Dublin, be it large or small, for a colleague at work, your team or a private event for you or a family member, call in and meet us to discuss your requirements.

  • Gandon suite; this versatile suite of rooms can accommodate a broad range of numbers of guests and a diverse type of event; casino nights, dinner dances, auctions, Black tie balls, birthday parties, product launches or customised themed events.
  • Boardroom; for a more intimate event the boardroom is perfect, with a maximum capacity of 50 for a reception or 36 for dinner. Lanyon’s restaurant offers a less formal option for your events. The atmosphere is full of charm and 100 guests won’t feel there is a crowd when attending an evening here.

The Davenport Hotel team can create a menu to suit your event requirements, complete the contact us form for more details. To view our sample menu’s click here.

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Room m²
Ceiling Height Theatre Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Cabaret Dinner Reception Daylight Wi-Fi AV A/C
Boardroom 42 2.7 35 16 20 16 21 36 40 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gandon Suite north 217 2.9 200 100 70 80 81 180 200 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gandon Suite south 143 2.9 180 100 70 60 100 120 180 Yes Yes Yes Yes

Please Note:

The capacity and layouts are not drawn to scale and may be subject to change depending on room set up.

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