The Boat Restaurant & Bar

Step back in maritime history on board the former tender ship the MV Cill Airne, located on North Wall Quay, Dublin’s floating Restaurant & Bar on the River Liffey. Enjoy the unrivalled views of the waterfront in the heart of Dublin’s docklands . Enjoy a cocktail in our main bar or outside on our outdoor deck – a promising option for a sunny afternoon on the River Liffey. Dine with us in the stunning Quay 16 Restaurant or celebrate your birthday or any special occasion in our private bar, the White Bar.

Heading to the 3 Arena or to the Bord Gais Theatre? Begin or end your evening on board The MV Cill Airne, only 5 minutes walk to the 3 Arena and a short stroll across the Samuel Beckett Bridge to the Bord Gais Theatre

”This beautifully restored ship is a breath of fresh air, and a unique place for dinner. The food is excellent and a pre or post dinner drink on deck is wonderful on a summers evening… hop aboard, you won’t be disappointed.”
Taste of with Paolo Tulio

Please note that the MV Cill Airne don’t allow under 18s on the grounds of Health and Safety.

Summer BBQS

Summer BBQ's at the MV Cill Airne

The best venue for a summer bbq in Dublin has to be on a boat on the River Liffey. Check out our bbq menus.

Min. numbers of 40 required.

BBQ Menus


The Boat Bar and Bistro Kitchen
Mon-Sunday 12-9pm
Normal bar hours apply
Quay 16 Restaurant
Tues-Saturday 5.30- late

Corporate Dining

At the MV Cill Airne located next to the CCD in the heart of the IFSC, we can look after all your private and corporate dining needs. Our beautifully restored Quay 16 Restaurant is both luxurious and comfortable and most suitable for private dining. Our unique venue boasts a capacity of 80 guests, a range of group set menus, fine wine and impeccable service. (link to group set menus here)

If you are looking for something more casual than a corporate lunch or a business dinner, we also host private summer bbqs and drinks receptions. Minimum numbers 40-maximum numbers 300 pax

Contact our events crew at