The Marker Hotel, Dublin 2
The Marker Hotel located in one of the most vibrant cultural hubs of Dublin city – Grand Canal Square – is an urban retreat for those who crave the unconventional. A member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World®, you can expect first class standards of service from the moment you step on site.
The Grand Canal Dock area is the thriving centre of Dublin’s tech scene but is also home to an increasing number of wonderful restaurants, bars and cafés. The Marker Hotel contributes to this dining scene significantly with their Brasserie, The Marker Bar and the renowned Rooftop Bar and Terrace. The food philosophy at The Marker is straightforward menus that celebrate the superb quality ingredients that have been meticulously sourced by Gareth Mullins, with a special emphasis on local producers as much as possible.
Designed by Portuguese “starchitect” Emmanuel Aires Mateus, the hotel is a design hotel in every sense of the word. The architecture was inspired the elemental nature of the Irish landscape, the design references the primordial rock landscape of Ireland, areas such as the Giant’s Causeway, the Burren and the Irish Coastline itself. This is best seen in the eroded spaces of the cavernous ground floor, which echo the passage of time, of water wearing down ancient rock formations to create a sequence of flowing public spaces from bar to reception to the Brasserie.
This unique contemporary design is carried through to the unique geometric layouts of their 187 bedrooms, to the stunning Rooftop Bar & Terrace, reaching across the cityscape to the stunning natural beauty of the mountains and the sea.
Their stunning Spa & Wellness boasts a 23 metre infinity pool – a genuine sanctuary for any guests and a rare find in such a central city location. The Marker’s conference and events facilities contain nine adaptable spaces with capacities ranging from 20-250 guests depending on use and configuration.
The Brasserie at The Marker is a space of light and energy that transforms seamlessly from day to night, it is a fresh, modern restaurant. It is here that The Marker have introduced their trailblazing Le Drunch, the Sunday late lunch which taken from an idea that originated from Paris. With their location just steps from the Bord Gais Energy theatre, and their unique menus, The Brasserie has proven to be firm favourite among theatre goers.
The food philosophy can clearly be seen through the menus and also the passion of the team in The Marker Brasserie, making it a real destination for food lovers.
For a unique night out in Dublin visit The Marker Brasserie for one of Dublin’s best dining experiences. Visitors to The Marker Brasserie can enjoy post dinner drinks on our Rooftop Bar & Terrace looking out over the stunning views, where the buzz of urban city life meets the raw beauty of the mountains.
To make a reservation at The Brasserie
Opening Hours (can vary from week to week due to events in the Hotel, the website is updated each week)
06:30 – 10:00 (Monday – Friday)
07:00 – 11:00 (Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays)
12:30 – 14:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)
Pre-theatre: 17:00 – 19:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)
(When there are shows in the Theatre, otherwise The Brasserie opens at 18:00)
A la carte: 18:00 – 22:00 (Tuesday – Saturday)
Sundays: 14:00 – 17:00
The Marker Bar exudes its own unique style and ambience. Modern, fresh and totally laid back, it draws an eclectic mix of people through its doors. It buzzes from early in the morning until long past sundown, it is a bar for meeting, socialising, working or chilling out.
Gorgeous features of The Marker Bar include a feature fire to cozy up beside, a long work bench with docking points perfect for meetings or catching up on work and their outdoor terrace area, a great people watching spot!
The gastro pub style menu has all the classics, created with a delicate finesse that Gareth Mullins and his team are becoming renowned for. It sits alongside an extensive cocktail, wine and craft beer list, sourced from near and far.
Reaching out over the city, two steps away from the clouds, The Marker Rooftop Bar and Terrace sums up the Hotel’s personality – stylish, understated and distinctly different. There is no other outdoor bar in Dublin city that matches beautiful views from The Marker Rooftop. There is a mix of intimate and social areas that seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor space giving the Rooftop Bar and chilled out, easy vibe.
An excellent list of expertly curated cocktails, that like The Marker’s food menus changes with each season to ensure the freshest ingredients are used and flavours to match the season. A menu of delicious taste plates is available during the summer months which can be complemented by different items from their cocktail, wine or beer menus. The extensive knowledge of The Marker team means their always on hand to make a recommendation when you need them too.
The flexibility and unique design of The Rooftop also makes it a perfect event space as it can be hired exclusively for private events. If you are interested in private hire of the Rooftop please contact email@example.com. For groups up from 10-25 people wishing to reserve space on the Rooftop please email your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gareth Mullins is responsible for all menu design and food preparation in The Marker Hotel’s four kitchens which covers the Brasserie, the Rooftop Bar and Terrace, The Marker Bar, the conference and events space and in-room dining. With over 16 years’ experience cooking in five star hotels in Ireland and Australia, Gareth spent seven years in the Merrion Hotel, where he was Head Chef in The Cellar Restaurant & Bar. During his tenure at The Cellar, the restaurant received two AA rosettes and the bar was recommended in the Michelin Guide.
Gareth is a regular chef on TV3’s The Seven O’Clock Show, previous to that Late Lunch Live, he has also done guest interviews on radio shows with Pat Kenny, Tom Dunne, Q Radio and the international travel detective Peter Greenberg.
Gareth is hugely passionate about local, artisanal produce, he loves discovering new and upcoming Irish producers and using the hotel to showcase these exciting ingredients. The seasons influence his cooking the most as well as the challenge of being diverse and staying current.
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