Planning a private event? Birthday celebration? Or perhaps a cosy family gathering? Whatever the occasion, we can be your ideal venue.

Are you in charge of planning this year’s office or work Christmas party or looking for somewhere to host your Christmas celebration with friends and family? Our team would be happy to show you around our Merchant Bar and Restaurant (which is suitable for hosting events up to 100 people) and help you organise it!

Chosen by many satisfied people, we have organised many events at our Merchant Bar – Our venue is perfect for christenings, communions and confirmations, retirements, birthday and anniversary celebrations.

It could not be easier with the range of options and help from Eyre Square Hotel’s dedicated team who are on hand to offer expert advice on event space, menus, wines and entertainment. Our venue is centrally located with easy access and nearby parking. We are also just a walking distance from the bus and train stations, the famous Shop Street and of course the accommodation at Eyre Square Hotel.

Merchant Bar and Restaurant at Eyre Square is highly regarded for its fine dining catering for traditional Irish and European palates with menus to please both adults and children. It is the perfect setting for any private event and can cater from intimate occasions to larger group sizes of up to 100 people.

If you’re joining us for a group booking, you can view our latest canape menu here and our cocktail menu here.

Occasions Enquiry

For a tailored quote, contact our events team on 091 569 633 or fill out our contact form below.


Our Reviews

  • Wonderful hotel!

    Tim Russette 10/04/2021

    4 star rating 30th Was here for a 30th recently lovely food and lovely bar staff were really helpful... read more

    moloneda 11/20/2021

    Conveniently situated in the City

    Aine kelly Feir 4/04/2020
  • Very good

    micheal gaffney 4/04/2020

    5 star rating Excellent hotel full of luxury rooms and food with fabulous staff. The hotel was a lovely place to stay. Excellent The location was excellent just off... read more

    Nicolas_travels22 6/04/2022

    Great spot in the centre of everything

    Adrian Caldwell 4/04/2016
  • Situado en galway, Irlanda, es un sitio muy acogedor para hospedarse un par de dias.... read more

    Héctor S. 4/04/2019

    I have had the pleasure of staying in the Eyre Square Hotel for the past... read more

    Dr Sean Ó Domhnaill 4/04/2021

    Lovely Place just off Eyre Square

    jo 4/04/2019
  • Great food. Staff friendly and helpful. Location excellent. Will be back

    Paula McDermott 4/04/2019

    Nice hotel and staff

    J C 4/04/2020

    We were travelling with a baby and got put in a matchbox room you couldnt... read more

    Tracie W 8/04/2021
  • Great place

    halligan man 4/04/2020

    Good but underway improvement when staying there. Other than that very nice

    Peter Kernohan 4/04/2019

    5 star rating Great night out! Popped in here over the weekend and we had a brilliant time. The food and... read more

    Discover792612 2/02/2022
  • A terrific place - in all aspects!

    Stig Strandberg 4/04/2019

    4 star rating Perfect location Hotel is in the perfect location for a shopping trip with friendly staff, clean rooms... read more

    950racheli 12/11/2021

    5 star rating Great stay. My wife and I returned yesterday after a most enjoyable and great value 3 night... read more

    martinp08 9/26/2020