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, there is a minimum of 40 required for private hire.

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
  • Smaller group? You can choose to hire only one section of the barge, either the heated deck canopy or the luxurious indoor dining area.

⚓ Exclusive Hire Information and Pricing ⚓

We offer three exclusive hire packages:


40 – 60 guests

2 courses from 27.50p/p
3 courses from 35p/p


40 – 60 guests

2 courses from 32.50p/p
3 courses from 38.50p/p

Finger Food

50 – 60 guests

€18 per person, many small food platters to feed your entire group

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: 42.00 p/p
3 Course Dinner + Drink on arrival: 45.00 p/p

Smaller group? You can hire one section of the barge for 35-45 people. Choose between the luxurious indoor dining area or our fully heated deck canopy with stunning views of the Grand Canal.

Contact us using the below form to discuss.

Slideshow: the heated upper deck, and inside dining area that your crew will enjoy during your event.

Get in touch with us now to book your exclusive hire

Phone us on +353 877 900 77 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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