Mespil Rd, Dublin 4
+353 87 790 0077

Exclusive Hire

La Peniche is available for exclusive hire on any day. You will have the entire barge to yourself and your crew. The barge provides an elegant and unique environment for hen and stag nights, private parties, birthdays, corporate events, product and book launches, staff events and weddings.

For private entertaining it makes a stylish and memorable setting. We offer exclusive charter for every special occasion, your guests will have an unforgettable experience on La Peniche.

The barge can accommodate up to 60 guests, with some minimums depending on the package you choose (see below).

All our menus are well thought out, reasonably priced and we use as many local products and ingredients as possible.

In addition we offer an acclaimed wine list, a selection of bottle beer, pints of Guinness and a full bar.

Why hire the whole barge?

  • More options for food: You have the choice of either 2 course meal, 3 Course meal, or finger food for larger groups
  • Options for drinks: Cash bar, bar tokens or run a bar tab
  • Music options: we have a sophisticated sound system which a small band can hook up to, or you may bring an mp3 player to plug in.
  • Bring your own decorations to make the atmosphere more personal
  • We can be flexible with the time
  • You have the whole barge to your group, no strangers in your space
  • We endeavour to ensure that you and your crew will have an unforgettable night aboard

⚓ Exclusive Hire Information and Pricing ⚓

We offer three exclusive hire packages:


30 – 50 guests

2 courses from 27.50p/p
3 courses from 35p/p
+ private hire fee of €400


40 – 50 guests

2 courses from 32.50p/p
3 courses from 38.50p/p
+ private hire fee of €600

Finger Food

50 – 60 guests

€18 per person, many small food platters to feed your entire group
+ private hire fee of €600

Exclusive Hire Menus

Your menu options will depend on the package you select. All ingredients are locally sourced, and all food is freshly prepared onboard on the day of your event

Time slots are flexible depending on availability, we are open from midday to 1am and offer slots from 3-4 hours.

Your dinner and lunch guests can enjoy a drink of their choice on arrival:
3 Course Lunch + Drink on arrival: 39.00p/p
3 Course Dinner + Drink on arrival: 45.00 p/p

Smaller group? We may be able to accommodate this depending on availability.

Contact us using the below form to discuss.

Slideshow: the areas around the boat your crew will enjoy.

Get in touch with us now to book your exclusive hire

Phone us on +353 877 900 077 or use the below contact form:

    We offer 7 different platters to feed your entire group

    A selection of finger food platters will be available for your event, including:

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    Marie Rose sauce.

    Crispy toast, creme fraiche, salmon, cucumber slice.

    Crackers, goat cheese mousse, strawberry, onion marmalade, honey dressing.

    garlic mayo,parsley,parmesan

    Toasted bread, tomato, basil , Shallots, balsamic vinegar, topped with parmesan cheese

    Sausage, Honey, Wholegrain Mustard

    Plum tomato,fresh  basil leaves, pesto.

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