2015 Event Testimonials: ely bar & brasserie

ely bar & brasserie, in the heart of the Dublin Docklands and the hub of the Irish Financial Services Centre, makes the perfect location for a corporate or tourism hospitality event. Please see below some of the wonderful feedback we’ve received from our clients.
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We have been customers of ely bar & brasserie since we established our business across the river in 2007. It is an ideal venue for client and staff events and entertainment. The team at ely are always attentive and efficient, particularly when, as often happens, we need to get clients in and out to make flights. The food is consistently excellent and they have a very extensive wine list. Never disappoints !”


Joan Kehoe


Quintillion Limited

“We have been working with ely bar & brasserie since they opened. The quality of the food is always consistent- delicious locally sourced produce served with a smile in a unique and trendy venue. Our clients come from all over the world and ely always gets it right for their varying food preferences!”  

Sue Uda
Managing Director

A Touch of Ireland

” We regularly use ely bar & brasserie for client and staff entertainment…… anything from 2-60 people, and we always find the level of service equally as professional and welcoming regardless of the size of the party. The food is upmarket bistro style, excellent quality and always sourced locally where possible. The menu is varied and adequate without being overwhelming in choice. A life time wouldn’t be enough to allow you to sample the extensive range of wines in their vaulted cellars. And if wine is not your thing they have a great selection of craft bears, spirits, not to mention cocktails. Great food, wine and service is undoubtedly their key to success and we wish them all the very best for the future.”


Gearóid O’Daly

First Citizen Finance Ltd

“We’ve been using ely for corporate functions for well over a decade. We just keep going back for the quality of food, the atmosphere, and of course the consistency of top-notch service. Whether for a small group in the intimate setting of Ely Place, or a large team event in the spectacular cellar at Custom House Quay, the venues never fail to impress and the team always make you feel right at home.”

Des O’Mahony PhD
CEO & Founder

“ely bar & brasserie is a venue I attend several times each year over the last several years – both for work events and more casually with friends and family. Irrespective of the occasion, the experience is always a very positive one. The food drinks and in particular the service is best in class at ely. I would recommend them highly for small or larger parties – they excel at both. The entire staff is trained to focus on quality of service – a focus that becomes immediately obvious from the moment you walk through the doors. I look forward to our next corporate event in early December.”

Dave Santry
Head of Irish Business
Pioneer Investments

“It has been 6 months since our wedding and I still can’t believe that I haven’t managed to email you properly to thank you for everything you and your team at Ely did to make our wedding reception so fantastic. We weren’t sure at first how 140 people would work but you assured us that it would and you were right! The atmosphere having our dinner downstairs in the alcoves brought to the meal was fantastic and we have heard nothing but rave reviews about the meal choices, food quality and the wine. The table numbers, place names, kids activities and candles were all organised as we asked despite us only dropping them into you the day beforehand! The DJ setting up in the alcove near the bar gave exactly the party feel we were after for the dance floor while still allowing people to talk and mingle in the (quieter!) alcove beside it. To sum it up, we could not be happier that we chose Ely for our wedding reception! Thank you again for everything.”


Caoimhe & Brendan