Hire This Space

Looking to host your own event? Over the past 4 years BelloBar has earned a reputation for being Dublin’s premier small cap venue, ideal for EP/Album launches and musical showcases. We also cater for comedy & theater events as well as private parties, photo/video shots and live recordings.

Located at Portobello Harbour the venue is close to town, equipped with amazing sound and an extensive backline. The space is easily transformed to cater for intimate performances and lively events.


Gigs & Public Events

BelloBar is available to rent for gigs, performances and Album/EP launches as well as comedy or theater events.

Are you a touring band? Can’t deal with lugging your massive back line around? Bello has you sorted. Hire of the space includes the use of our house backline manned by our expert sound engineer, who will be there to make sure your act is heard at it’s best.


Private Parties

BelloBar is ideal for private parties, charity fundraisers & corporate events. Contact us today to see how we can help you create a beautiful event with ease.

We work with a number of local establishments who can provide catering. Your event can feature live music or dj’s and our stage can be transformed into a dancefloor.


Recordings & Rehersals

Our space has been used numerous times for photo and video shoots, from music videos to live performances and tv productions.

BelloBar could be the location you’ve been searching for: large stage, vintage furniture and arched alcoves. Please contact us to to arrange a viewing and discus availability.

Capacity & Floor Plan

The space is ideally suited to parties of between 80 to 160 people.

The maximum capacity for a packed out standing show is 200, and for a fully seated gig the capacity is 100. We can also arrange a semi-seated layout for in-between numbers.

Three vaulted alcoves provide a large backstage area for performers and there is additional seating away from the stage in our sitting room.

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Lighting & Sound

Our team of sound engineers have been working with the set up at BelloBar from day one and have perfected working within the space. We cater for a huge variety of acts; whether you’re performance is percussion-saoked and reverbed, delicate and acoustic, or anything in-between, we can cater the sound to suit your needs.

Our house engineer is Sean Corcoran. Sean has been working as a live engineer, producing and recording music for over 15 years. He works with bands such as; La Galaxy, Funeral Suits, Super Extra Bonus Party and La Boom and is also involved in running the Music from Ireland Showcases in South By South West in Austin Texas and CMJ in New York.

BelloBar is equipped with 8 adjustable LED lights and a lighting desk to set the right tone for your event.


Thanks to Musicmaker, BelloBar is kitted out with a fantastic back line; Two Orange Guitar Amps, an Ampeg Bass Amp and a Gretsch Drum Kit. Use of all equipment is included in the rental of the venue.


Presonus Studiolive 24.4.2 Sound Desk

4 x Yamaha DXR8 Tops
2 x Yamaha DXS15 Subs
Total of 6k

4 x Alto ActiveFloor Monitora (400Watt Each)

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Upright Piano

BelloBar has collaborated with Kaleidoscope Night, Ireland’s leading contemporary music showcase, to bring an acoustic piano to the venue.

The acoustic piano, can be rented for an additional fee. This covers the cost of having the piano professionally tuned on the day of your event.

We also have a Yamaha Electric keyboard available for use on request.

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Fully Licenced Bar

BelloBar has a fully licenced bar open till 12.30am Friday and Saturday and till 11.30pm Sunday through Thursday.

We carry a select range of craft beers that are changed seasonally, including beers from O’Haras, Brooklyn Brewery, Brew Dog, Bellerose and Dungarvan Brewing Company.

Contact Us Today

If you would like further information about putting on an event at BelloBar contact us today and we will send you on all the information about rates, equipment and availability.

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