Host An Event

Host your perfect event at Lillys Bar & Restaurant.

Our bar is the perfect venue for a birthday, engagement or a after work party.
Book a table or an area – we can host up to 300 guests.

Get in touch with our team to discuss your event.

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Press Launches

Have you invented the next new thing? About to launch the latest app? Need to impress potential customers? Let Lilly’s help with the wow factor. For enquiries


Private Hire

We don’t like to close our doors to anyone, but if you need a venue for a private event let us know and we can see what we can do. Monday to Thursday, not too tricky, Friday to Sunday, not so simple, but where there's a will there's a way. For enquiries


Work Events

After work drinks, retirement parties, team building nights, Christmas parties or even launching your new product or service, Lilly’s can cater for you. Suitable for events from 5 to 350 people and a full range of catering options to suit your occassion. For more information or to book


Family Occasions

Birthdays, anniversaries, wedding after-parties, christenings, communions and all other family occasions we are happy to help. From party platters and sit down meals, to drinks receptions and signature cocktails, we can cater for every event. For more information or to book


Christmas Party

Christmas parties should be booked as early as possible! Make plans for your Christmas and New Year celebrations in 2023. To ensure you get the date you want, get in touch today. Celebrate with a festive vibe over great conversation and fabulous food and drinks! Perfect for your end-of-year office, social, or friendship Christmas Party. All group sizes are welcome, from small groups to tables of 10 or more.


Christmas Finger Food Menu or Christmas Group Menu

  • DJ till Late
  • Opening Late - Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Live Music Sunday @ Lilly’s

The Garden Bar

Sitting above Lilly's on Main Street in Portlaoise is one of the Midland's most stylish and exclusive private function rooms: The Garden Bar. This lavishly decorated space is ideal for large private events and suited to approximately 100 guests (standing) or 50 (seated).

This venue is perfect for sophisticated events and parties, including wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, and Christmas parties. In addition to a stylish bar to the side of the room, there is a flower wall and neon signs for party photos, as well as comfortable seating and tables throughout the room. Entertainment in the form of a DJ or live band can be provided and of course, we can cater for your event. Our delicious finger food menu is perfect for groups and parties.

For smaller groups (below 50 person's), reservations can be provided for in Lilly's main bar downstairs.


Lilly's Bar Social


star rating  Absolute kip - Took a booking for a pre debs then leaves 1 young lad with ID on the road for 4.5 hours no way to get home till the bus was leaving. Disgusting behaviour

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December 29, 2022

star rating  Mother’s day lunch - Took my mom for mother’s day lunch, we both enjoyed every meal we ordered. Reasonably priced and good customer service. I will definitely visit again when I’m around.

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March 28, 2022

star rating  Delicious food, nice wine but service let’s it’s down - The decor in this place is fabulous. It’s a lovely cosy, yet big, restaurant/ pub. The food is delicious as always but as always terrible service. Looks like teenagers are... read more

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November 27, 2022