Christmas Entertainment Guide for Clontarf

09 Dec 2011

Christmas Dining in Clontarf

Christmas Entertainment in Clontarf

Clontarf is well known for the high quality of its restaurants. There is also a wide choice with different venues and menus to suit different occasions and different tastes.

Here is what is happening in the various venues below:


Santa visiting Bay Restaurant 13th December!  Tuesdays kids eat free night! Christmas Daily Special Coffee & Mince Pie €4.50.  Belly Dancer ‘Bella’, performing Friday 17th of December – Book early.

New Years Eve €35 per person.  Music & Dancing with Geraldine Mangan & Patrick.  Light a Chinese lantern for luck with us.  

"It is believed that as the Sky Lantern rise, it takes away their troubles and brings good luck in the future."

Celebrating this Christmas with friends & family, enjoy a glass of wine or beer and leave the car overnight in our free car park for patrons use only.  


From Monday 12th Dec until Christmas Eve, we are open every day for lunch. Group bookings being taken for lunch and dinner throughout the Christmas period.

Gift vouchers are also available and make a perfect Christmas gift.


Christmas menus on our website for your perusal and festive treats include wild Irish venison, crispy pork belly, traditional turkey & ham, egg nog creme brulee and the best Christmas pudding ever (apart from your granny's!).

Group dinner menus from €22.  New Year's Eve family sitting (€25/€30, little 'uns €15) and later ring in the new year feast (€39). Ho, ho yum!

Clontarf Castle Hotel

For those looking to celebrate the Christmas season in style, there is nowhere nicer than Clontarf Castle with decorations in abundance and a host of options to suit all tastes and budgets.

We are offering a fully inclusive Christmas residential package with carols & mulled wine, all  meals and entertainment, two nights for €399pps, a B&B rate is also available.

Dine with us with a four Course Christmas Day lunch in the Great Hall for €120 p.p. and celebrate the New Year in style with a New Years Celebration package for €175pps.
Christmas Party nights also available from €59 p.p..

Restaurant 1014

10th December will be great fun at our Kiddies event with cupcake decorating, face painting and a visit from Santa! 1:30-4:00pm, €10 per child including tasty treats!

Christmas menu now available, 3 course lunch €23 and €28 dinner.

New Years Eve early sitting €40, and €55 late sitting, includes glass bubbly, with music and entertainment.

Tibors Bistro

 Our Christmas menu now features all the festive classics such as Roasted Wild Irish Quail, Wild Pheasant, Wild Boar & Irish Venison Pie for you to enjoy.  Roast Turkey and Ham available for Lunch & Dinner.

Homemade Hampers made to order from €9.95.  Book now for your Christmas Party.  Small to large parties catered for, lunch or dinner.  Christmas Lunch specials will also be available.  Liz and all the staff at Tibors Bistro wish you all a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.

The Yacht

Christmas Menu A - 3 courses:
Choice of 5 starters, 5 mains plus dessert & tea/coffee

Christmas Menu B - 3 courses:
Soup plus Traditional Turkey and Honey Baked Ham, Savoury Herb Stuffing & Thyme Gravy, with vegetables and potatoes of the day plus dessert, tea/coffee.

Late Bar on New Year's Eve.


Tillie's will be opening in the evening soon, watch this space!  We will be offering great, home-cooked food made with Irish ingredients at reasonable prices.  We hope to be open three evenings per week, more details to follow.  Tillie's is also available for private parties.

Order your mince pies, Christmas puddings and desserts now.  Last date for orders is 17th December, gluten-free versions also available, just ask.  Look forward to seeing you!. Tina and Ellie.


Other entertainment venues & events

Connolly's 'The Sheds'

Christmas Draw takes place on 18th December with live music. We are open St. Stephen's Day from 12.30 to 5.00pm.  New Year's Eve - Live Music and Late Bar. Happy Christmas to all our customers!

The Viking Theatre at The Sheds

12th -17th December, Port Authority written by Conor McPherson Directed by Peter Reid

20th - 23rd December, Away in a Manger, a Christmas cabaret with an edge.


10th December: The Three Tenors & Star Violinist at St John the Baptist, Clontarf Rd

16th December: A Festival of Christmas Music with The Seafield Singers at St. John the Baptist, Seafield Road.

Its Panto time!

3rd to 6th January: Produced by Sean Gilligan in association with Stars Promotions, 'Cinderella' to be performed at Clontarf Castle

18th to 21st January: Tempus Drama presents Cinderella at the Clasac Theatre