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Jeanie Johnson

Canal Boat Restaurant

Canal Boat Restaurant
Why not Experience fine dining in style whilst cruising the Grand Canal on the Canal Boat Restaurant.

The new replica Guinness Canal Barge MV Cadhla gently meanders along a beautiful stretch of Dublin's Grand Canal, from Charlemont place, by Mespil Road to the Grand Canal theatre and passes through five locks along the way. Sit back and relax with a pre-dinner drink and enjoy a delicious 3 course meal in a fresh environment with this unique and interesting experience.  The boat features a large wheelhouse which will save you from the rain and allow you to enjoy your meal without getting cold or wet.

You now have the perfect excuse to take time out and enjoy this unique experience with your family and friends.


The cruise runs for three days from 2 different locations,

Thursdays: Cruise leaves from Mespil Road at 21:00 and arrives at Grand Canal Theatre at 23.00.

Fridays: Cruise leaves Charlemont Place at 21.00 and arrives at Grand Canal Theatre at 23.00.

Saturdays: Cruise leaves Charlemont Place at 20.15 and arrives at Grand Canal Theatre at 22.15.


A 3 course meal € 45 per person is served by professional waiters, it includes 2 hours sailing along the canal.

The boat is also available for private hire for parties and corporate functions so why not hire a boat to celebrate your special day. Price for private hire for 4 hours is €500

Ask our staff at reception if you want to book a table or you can book yourself by contacting

On +353 (0)1 4731000 

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