Quirky Christmas Parties In Dublin

To some, December marks the season of wrapping gifts, chowing down on turkey and glittering nights out. If you're after something a little alternative, then this guide is for you. From circus-themed venues to retro cocktail bars and restaurants with in-your-face interiors, here's our pick for Dublin's best Christmas parties.

Last updated on 14th April 2022




Booking a festive party for you and your colleagues? Head to The Blind Pig, where you'll find speakeasy vibes tucked away by Dublin Castle. Picture candlelit tables, prohibition decor and a cocktail menu filled with classic cocktails and handcrafted concoctions for your quirky celebration. 

The George Bar

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When you think about Christmas, do you think party? If the answer to that question is yes, then you need to make your way to this LGBTQ+ favourite. Not only will you find quirky performances and sassy drag queens, but there's even cabaret and live music to keep you entertained.

Gather your crew and get down to Wigwam for the ultimate quirky Christmas party in Dublin. With a laid-back menu of burgers, Mexican bites and bottomless brunch, the restaurant guarantees you'll be filled up before checking out live DJs, old school games and maybe even a dash of karaoke.

Bad Bobs

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Book yourselves into Bad Bobs for one seriously quirky celebration in Dublin, complete with five floors of eating, drinking and partying. From its snug downstairs bar and burger restaurant, to the plush VIP lounge and rooftop terrace, this place is a real gem.

Not only is Dtwo one of the city's most beloved boozers, but they really know how to knock it out the park when it comes to gatherings and celebrations in Dublin. A great spot for holiday date nights, this Harcourt Street venue houses an award-winning garden for outdoor hangouts. 

Fancy switching the wintery trees and fake snow with something a little more fun? Head to Buskers On The Ball for ping pong, foosball and shuffleboard alongside Dublin's largest indoor video wall. There's even pizza, burgers and ice cold craft beers to keep you feeling stuffed.