The Royal Dublin Society

The RDS is an iconic landmark in our capital city. With Taste is proud to be the dedicated provider of hospitality services to the Royal Dublin Society for more than twelve years now. It is regarded as Ireland’s foremost venue for exhibitions, conferences, meetings and entertainment events. It is an easily accessible and flexible venue, located on a beautiful 42-acre site, close to Dublin City.

The beauty of the RDS venue is that it offers organisers the flexibility to create a memorable event no matter the size. With 10 multi-purpose conference and exhibition halls, 15 breakout rooms, an outdoor stadium, a variety of concert venues, numerous meeting rooms and 22,000 square metres of versatile floor space, the RDS offers an extensive breadth of possibilities to event organisers.

With its excellent reputation, the RDS also offers an extensive range of technical expertise, including the support and advice of the RDS in-house team, who are always on-hand to ensure great events are created and experienced by all. RDS Hospitality (WT) will be happy to design bespoke solutions to cater for all RDS clients culinary and hospitality requirements.

Annual events at the RDS include:
• 5-day Dublin Horse Show, 100,000 people
• 314 exhibition days, 628,000 visitors
• 38 conferences, 27,500 delegates
• 700 corporate events, 77,945 guests
• 21 sporting events, 262,500 fans

The RDS Members Club
The Members Club of the Royal Dublin Society has an exclusive membership of over 5,000, offering all the benefits and comforts one would expect at a prestigious club such as this. Situated in the prime location of Ballsbridge, the luxurious and beautifully restored Club rooms, offer an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of Dublin. They provide an elegant backdrop and the ultimate in comfort for entertaining friends or discussing private business.

The professional attitude of our dedicated team ensures a consistent delivery of culinary and hospitality requirements. The cuisine in the Members’ Club rates among the finest in Dublin. Light meals are served in the Thomas Prior Room and the Members’ Bar, while the restaurant provides a more formal dining setting, with a three course table d’hôte lunch and our carefully selected wine list.