Have you ever wondered what lies behind the imposing façade and elegant stone pillars of No.6 Kildare Street?

A unique city centre venue

Nestled beside the National Library of Ireland on Dublin’s Kildare Street, No.6 has been the home of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 1864. Today, it is available to hire as a unique city-centre venue for weddings, corporate functions, social gatherings and gala dinners.

Thanks to its illustrious medical past, No.6 houses an eclectic collection of artifacts and antiques reflecting the antiquity of the College. The main rooms of the building remain much as they were in 1864 when the building was opened.

Eight beautiful rooms

Our landmark building features eight stylish rooms, each with its own distinctive character:

We can accommodate up to 190 guests and our professional on-site catering facilities allow for a wide range of menu options, from delicious sandwiches to spectacular six-course banquets.

We are happy to offer individual room reservations or full venue exclusivity.

Fine dining at No.6

From dinner for 10, to a banquet for 150, you can be assured that you will be served quality, fresh, delicious produce sourced locally where possible.


Why choose No.6 Kildare Street

We provide a professional event management service in one of the most graceful, atmospheric venues in Dublin city centre.

  • Distinguished, central venue
  • Dedicated events team
  • Space for up to 190 guests
  • Superb conference facilities
  • Fine food and a wide range of menu options to suit all budgets
  • State of the art meeting technology
  • Choose from individual rooms or full venue
  • Disabled access
  • Close to public transport and the Setanta car park

Call our events team today to see how we can make your event one to remember.

About the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

The College dates back to 1654, when Dr John Stearne,  who later became the first Professor of Medicine in Trinity College Dublin, founded the Fraternity of Physicians of Trinity Hall. This fraternity would eventually go on to become the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

In 1860 the College bought the premises of the Kildare Street Club at 6 Kildare Street. Shortly afterwards, and before the College could move in, a fire destroyed the Club, but an insurance payout was received and was put towards the construction of a new building.

The College held a competition to design a new building on the site and a design by William Murray Jr. was selected. The College’s new home at 6 Kildare Street, was completed in 1864.

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland has played a leading role in the advancement of medicine in Ireland. Today, it provides education and training for thousands of medical doctors in Ireland and across the world, offering postgraduate training programmes, examinations and diplomas. Read more about the College here.

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