The Abbey Theatre provides a unique setting for events in the heart of Dublin City.

Join us at the Abbey Theatre in one of our varied spaces for your event. 

The set of our latest production creates a unique event backdrop adding character, and lasting memories.

All spaces are available for daytime hire. Evening hires are also available, depending on the production schedule. 

We are located in the heart of Dublin city, accessible to all transport links and local amenities, making us a popular choice for events. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to the Abbey. 

For general enquiries about Venue Hire, please email us at

The Abbey Stage 

Dimensions – Size: 333sqm Length x Width: 17.5m x 19.0m

The Abbey auditorium seats 492 guests and is home to the world-famous Abbey stage. It’s an impressive and inviting space for event organisers, guest speakers and participants.

This engaging space is complemented by the Abbey Bar, which can be used for registration, refreshments or an exhibition space. The Abbey auditorium and bar are available for exclusive hire and include a cloakroom, toilets and access to high-speed Wi Fi.

Capacity – theatre style: 492
Accessibility – the Abbey Auditorium has two wheelchair spaces available.

The Abbey Bar 

Dimensions – Size: 115sqm Length x Width: 16.0m x 7.2m


The Abbey Bar is accented by the Abbey’s impressive art collection, featuring some of Irish Theatre’s important figures from the past and the present, with a glass-fronted portico allowing ample natural daylight.

Capacity – Theatre style: 90, Reception: 220 Dinner: 56
Accessibility – the Abbey bar is only accessible via stairs.


Pegeen’s Café / The Abbey Foyer  

Dimensions –  Size: 121sqm Length x Width: 14.2m x 8.5m

Ideal for an off-site lunch gathering, networking or meetings.

Pegeen’s is a dreaming, reading, and talking space that celebrates our building, our theatre history and invites guests to mingle, share space, conversation and food.

Capacity – 20 seated inside (additional seating for outside as well)
Accessibility – fully accessible

Peacock Auditorium 

Dimensions –  Size: 94sqm Length x Width: 11.0m x 8.5m


The Peacock auditorium is an intimate choice for events with its own entrance and is self-contained with a cloakroom, toilets, and engaging support spaces.  It opened its doors in 1927 and continues to support new and experimental writing.

Capacity – Theatre Style: 128
Accessibility – fully accessible; 4 accessible seats and has lift access




Peacock Bar 

Dimensions – Size: 67sqm Length x Width: 11.1m x 6.0m

This intimate, self-contained space offers a unique venue for a client dinner, networking, or showcasing.

The Peacock Gallery is accented by the history of the Peacock Theatre, with theatre photos, sketches and props from more recent productions in the Gallery space pop.

Capacity – Theatre Style: 50, Reception: 140, Dinner: 30
Accessibility – fully accessible with lift access