The World Famous Irish House Party.

An unmissable experience in the heart of Dublin! Created as something of a revolt by Irish musicians against the cheesy and the twee, The Irish House Party is live traditional Irish music and Irish dancing at its very best. Lap up the pure talent of these All Ireland champion musicians, dancers and entertaining presenters, voted as one of the top ten things to do in Dublin year after year.

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The Show

At last an Irish music and dance show without the clichés that usually follow. Not a flat cap, leprechaun or twee waistcoat in sight but instead, incredibly talented musicians and dancers bringing to you the sound and fun of Ireland. All served up with a delicious three course home-style dinner. (Be sure to try the Dublin Coddle!)

The Irish House Party Show Running Order

July 2019

6.00pm Arrival

The dinner and show takes place in a beautiful 18th Century Dublin townhouse. Why not enjoy a drink in the Den Bar with the locals while you wait to be seated by your maitre d. If you have not booked the dinner option arrival time is 7.45pm

6.30pm Dinner

Dinner is served at 6.30pm. Enjoy a delicious three course meal from our choice menu. Vegetarian and gluten free options are also available. A full bar drinks menu is also available on the night.

8.00pm The Show

The show begins at 8pm when our performers take to the stage. Prepare to be blown away by the  amazing talent from our All Ireland champion musicians and dancers.

9.30pm Departure

The show finishes at 9.30pm and you will then have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists themselves. Round off the evening with a late drink in the bar afterwards. Taxis are readily available at the hotel.

The Dinner

Enjoy a delicious three course meal before the show from our choice menu.

Traditional home-style Irish cuisine with gluten free with vegetarian and gluten free options available.


Ticket Prices

Book early to avoid disappointment.


Enjoy the full experience, delicious food and first class entertainment.



Arriving a little later? You can purchase a show only ticket and skip the food.


Recent Trip Advisor Reviews

  • 5 star ratingExcellent An evening filled with talented musicians and a fantastic dancer. This is an intimate setting where you feel a part of the how. This was an awesome way to spend our last night in Ireland and one of the highlights of our trip. I highly recommend this unique show.

    Missqueenie Avatar

    5 star ratingIrish inheritance very cozy The experience begins with a dinner at the restaurant of the lansdowne hotel, tables reserved and a 3 plate menu( regular but tasty)! After dinner you get down to the little theater and the ensemble presents an intimate show of irish music, instruments and solo tap dance! 90 min that pass fast and you regret the end! Not cheap nor expensive but worth the experience!

    mfisberg Avatar

    5 star ratingSo much fun! I love Irish music and I thought this might not live up to my expectations but it exceeded them! The group is fun and sings lots of different tunes. Whether you’re new to Irish music or have loved it for years, you will enjoy this!

    Dalycape Avatar
  • 5 star ratingExcellent Evening Would highly recommend, the food was very good, the staff were very friendly and the show was excellent. Made for a great night out in Dublin!

    cazeejackson Avatar

    5 star ratingA Feel Great Party This small venue offered a big entertainment with the talented artists on stage. Without a reservation we enjoyed a menu item in the bar area and seating afterwards for the show. Front row seating gave us a wonderful view of the entire show. Great music, dancing and commentary. Felt like a house party. ?

    ontheroadat62 Avatar

    5 star ratingA must for families Since we were traveling to Ireland with our two kids, we were looking for a way to experience the music of Dublin in a family friendly atmosphere. The Irish House Party show was perfect! The entertainers were excellent - we especially loved how they explained the instruments, provided a lot of information about the different Irish dance steps, and took us on a tour of the country with their music. So glad we went!

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  • 5 star ratingFIESTA IRLANDESA Lo pasamos realmente bien.
    La cena rica y con un menú tradicional.
    La música empieza después de cenar en el teatro del hotel y es una gozada.
    Hasta sin entender del todo en inglés .
    Te presentan un popurrí de canciones tradicionales y te explican algún instrumento típico.
    Tb te puedes apuntar a aprender un baile en corro irlandés donde nos reímos un montón.
    Una chica bailó los diferentes tipos de bailes irlandeses y fue alucinante.
    El personal simpatiquisimos, como todos los irlandeses.

    mikelana Avatar

    5 star ratingWhat an amazing night! My Mom and I had the pleasure of attending the Irish House Party this past March 2019. We were greeted by a friendly woman who escorted us to the pub before dinner. Cute little area. Dinner was fantastic! The food was food and service was great! Then the show...wow! The story telling between songs, explanations, talented musicians and an incredible dancer made this my favorite excursion in Ireland. This is a MUST DO when in Dublin!

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    Suzanne L

    5 star ratingIrish house party The show was great. Traditional music and dancing. The certificate indicated 8pm dinner (3 course) and show. We arrived about 30 minutes prior to the show starting, had a drink. We never had dinner. The paperwork never said to be at the location in advance of the 8pm show for dinner. Disappointed.

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    Leslie Z
  • 5 star ratinggood show Performers are highly professional - the show is worth seeing ! Variety of the songs and dances was impressive.
    Dinner was also good.

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    Angela Z

    5 star ratingHad fun Very homely. Good food. Good artists speciale de fluteplayer was excellent. We were taught a little irish dance. Lovend iT.

    jokjac Avatar

    5 star ratingLots of fun! Great dancing, great music - lots of fun! The dinner was basic Irish pub fare (always yummy!) and the entertainment was fantastic.

    Lis D Avatar
    Lis D

“Come to LA anytime and Ill hook you up in Hollywood! Absolutely brilliant evening!”

Brian Davidson, Executive writer CSI Miami

“Really enjoyed your performance tonight, wonderful musicianship. An Maith!”

Dara O’Briain, Comedian & TV Presenter

“We all had a great night tonight. Keep up the good work lads!”

Seamus Heaney, Irish Poet and Nobel Laureate

“The real thing! The Authentic! Thanks.”

Frank McCourt, Author of Angela's Ashes & The Teacher Man


The show takes place at The Lansdowne Hotel, 27 Pembroke Road, Dublin 4. Click on map here. The easiest way to get to us is by taxi. We are only 15 minutes from Dublin city centre.

Yes, the 39, the 39a, the 38 , the 38a and the 70. The Stop is 753 on Waterloo Road, Pembroke Lane
Yes there is free parking available at the hotel
Yes , there is a 24 hour reception at the hotel with taxi booking speedily available.

We pride ourselves in being a smaller more intimate experience than all of the other cabaret type shows in Dublin. Places fill up fast so we would advise booking as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.

If you have booked the Dinner and Show the arrival time is 6pm. If you have booked the show only the arrival time is 7.45pm
The show finishes at 9.30pm

Unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible as we are a listed 18th century building.

Yes we are family friendly and children can attend. Minimum age is 5 years old.

Yes we do. Please let us know in advance if possible or inform your waiter on the night if you have any special food requirements.

Yes there will be vegetarian options available on the night

Yes drinks can be purchased on the night. We have a full bar menu available.

Yes there is free Wi Fi available throughout the hotel

Yes please click here to see our gift vouchers

  • Beverages are not included in the ticket price but can be purchased on the night.
  • We do not post tickets for the show. You may print off your email or show us your email confirmation on your phone on the night.
  • Every effort is made to accommodate dietary requirements and allergies. Please contact us is advance if you have any special requests.
  • Minors (under 18 years of age) are permitted to attend The Irish House Party as long as they are accompanied by an adult supervisor. Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Arrival Time for Dinner and Show is 6.00pm. Late arrivers may miss their starters.
  • Arrival Time for Show Only is 7.45pm
  • Tickets are non refundable however if you need to cancel we can re-book you in for an alternative date of your choosing.
  • Show cancellations are extremely rare however we reserve the right to cancel a show. A full refund will be given in such cases.
  • By your agreement to these booking conditions The Irish House Party shall be under no liability for loss, injury or damage to you or your property.

All reservations made through third-party websites must be amended or cancelled directly with the third-party website. We cannot do that on your behalf. Please note that third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies so please refer to your confirmation email to check for details.

Yes we also cater for private group events. Contact us by email with your request info@theirishhouseparty.com

Yes The Irish House Party Band are available to travel to a venue of your choice for private events. Email us for details. info@theirishhouseparty.com

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