Current circumstances and government guidelines have made lots of couples consider having a smaller, more intimate wedding. We’re here to tell you that you’ve got options! There are lots of beautiful wedding venues ready to say yes to your wedding date. These wedding venues in Ireland are perfect for smaller weddings of up to 50 guests. If you’re after something quirky, something classic, or something comfortable and cosy, take a peek below…
The Dean is a cool venue in Dublin City Centre, perfect for smaller weddings. Their Blue Room is a stunning alternative small wedding venue, perfect for all-day events or evenings-only celebrations. All their wedding packages are bespoke and personalised for your Big Day, and you’ll get the help of their wedding planner too.
360 Cookhouse, Waterford | View Profile
If photo opportunities are what you’re after, 360 Cookhouse will leave you spoiled for choice! The castle walls are a focal point of the reception room, giving a unique and romantic atmosphere. Each celebration is designed carefully, specifically for you both, including the services of the carefully curated team.
The beautiful, cozy setting of the house and grounds provide the optimal choice for smaller weddings, as it provides a special and intimate setting throughout the day, ensuring both you and your guests a wonderful time. The house, garden and grounds will be exclusively yours for the duration of your stay.
The House Hotel, Galway | View Profile
The House Hotel is an intimate and bespoke wedding venue located in Galway’s Latin Quarter. This warm, inviting and stylish space is perfect for smaller weddings with family and friends, with a memorable dinner after the ceremony.
Bark Hill House, Galway | View Profile
Bark Hill house is a stunning 13 bedroom home surrounded by ancient woodland and lovingly restored as a romantic and luxurious wedding venue. Located 50 minutes from Galway city and on the outskirts of a charming rural village, Bark Hill House perfectly blends original character with the modern luxury of its interiors.
Woodhill House, Donegal | View Profile
Woodhill House is a registered wedding venue for civil ceremonies and smaller weddings and can provide an intimate setting. The beautiful Old Walled Garden also provides a unique backdrop for wedding photographs.
The Baths Clontarf, Dublin | View Profile
The Baths is a gorgeous party venue with a Pergola attached to the main restaurant. It’s fully heated for winter events with a retractable roof and sidewalls for those sunny summer days. There’s a full bar and sound system, and the venue will provide everything from canapés to a full BBQ setup.
The Station House Hotel and Award Winning Signal Restaurant, Meath | View Profile
The Station House Hotel is located in the heart of Boyne Valley in the quaint village of Kilmessan in County Meath. This lovingly restored railway junction sits on twelve acres of manicured gardens and woodlands. It’s a wonderful choice for smaller weddings.
Tigh na Ghra, Cliffs of Moher, Clare | View Profile
At Tigh na Ghra you can host your ceremony to the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and celebrate with a toast in a warm, sheltered, purpose-built venue that provides you with a perfect location whatever the weather. It has been designed to meet all the needs of your special event and to create your most memorable moments.
Airfield Estate, Dublin | View Profile
A wedding at Airfield Estate in Dublin is about the different, the unusual! They are fully licensed for civil ceremonies so you can say ‘I do’ under the rose climbing pergola in The Walled Garden and then onto dinner in the majestic settings of Airfield House or Overends Kitchen.
Marco Pierre White Courtyard Bar & Grill, Dublin | View Profile
Marco Pierre White Courtyard Bar & Grill in Donnybrook is a beautiful and unique Restaurant Wedding Venue, where old school glamour with a modern twist, is on the menu! Tucked behind a vine gate, guests stroll through the lush courtyard into relaxed luxury. Clubby, urbane and swank, this venue is designed to offer something different for smaller weddings.
Wrights Findlater Howth, Dublin | View Profile
Wrights Findlater overlooks the harbour in the picturesque fishing village of Howth. Made up of three levels, it has a cosy inviting bar on the ground floor, a modern restaurant on the 1st floor, and a private bar and function room on the 2nd floor. It has the most breath-taking views that pan out as far as Ireland’s Eye and Lambay Island.
Gallagher’s of Bunratty, Clare | View Profile
Gallagher’s Restaurant is a quaint thatched cottage in the heart of medieval village Bunratty. The restaurant is dedicated to the best in food, wine and fine dining and is the perfect destination for couples looking for a unique wedding celebration like no other.
The Anglers Rest, Dublin | View Profile
The Anglers Rest is known for its picturesque location next to the banks of the Liffey at the Strawberry Beds, its reputation for fine food, and its chic function room. The natural beauty of the nearby Phoenix Park provides the ideal backdrop for wedding photographs.
New Forest Estate, Westmeath | View Profile
New Forest Estate is a beautiful 17th Century Irish Manor House full of character and history set in a 300 acre Country Estate in the heart of Ireland. It is a popular wedding venue due to its beautiful setting in the center of the Estate ensuring privacy for you and your guests.
Charlotte Quay, Dublin | View Profile
Charlotte Quay has lots of laid-back love to offer couples looking to tie the knot. Choose from one of three specially designed packages which include an idyllic cruise around Dublin Bay, a funky drinks reception in one of the best waterside spots Dublin has to offer.
Mountain View, Kilkenny | View Profile
Mountain View is an exclusive wedding venue set in the beautiful rolling hills of the Kilkenny countryside. It is one of the most stylish wedding venues around – fabulous, stylish and totally unique. Tucked into the hillside, you will find our beautiful venue, the perfect place to celebrate the most important day of your life.
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Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.