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Dinner at Kildare Street and University Club

Dinner At Kildare Street And University Club


We are moving to Ireland on Saturday 24 February 2018 for a Dublin Bicentenary Dinner. Club Member John Aiken has put in place a celebration of our Irish heritage, and will provide some of the country’s renowned hospitality in a formal, yet good old-fashioned, Irish setting.

Arrangements centre on a Members’ Black/Cerise Tie Dinner on the Saturday evening in the Kildare Street and University Club, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. The Club President Jeremy (Rass) Randall will preside.

A reception for Members and invited guests, including a talk by the Club’s historian and Olympic commentator, Robert Treharne Jones, on the history of the three Cork Cups (1902-1904), will take place earlier in the day at a city centre location.


  • Pan-seared Dublin Bay prawns scallion-ginger nage and angel hair
  • Duo of grilled Charolais beef and fillet of Dexter Beef short-rib roasted shallots, mange tout and wild cherries, horseradish mash and red wine reduction
  • Raspberry tart, crème fraiche and lemon thyme raspberry sorbet and lemon meringue
  • Coffee or tea with macarons


Black Hippo (Guinness and Prosecco) – Montepulciano gran Sasso – Beaujolais Villages Blanc – Warre Otima Port 10 year old

The Wales v Ireland International takes place in Dublin that afternoon for those who enjoy their rugby and can secure tickets. We are planning other distractions for the weekend and details of these will be made available to successful applicants, together with reception details.

For those who wish to be accompanied by non-Member partners at the reception and other activities, we will be making alternative collective evening arrangements.

We anticipate this event being fully booked and recommend early application online or using the booking form.

The cost for dinner with wines and the complimentary morning Reception is £98.00

Please download an application from here or apply online here

View all Member bicentennial events here

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