Wetherspoon's brand new €27.4 million pub and hotel in Dublin is now completed
It is the single largest investment made by the Wetherspoon chain in its 41-year history.
Pub chain Wetherspoon has completed the development of a €27.4 million pub and hotel on Camden Street Upper in Dublin city centre.
200 full-time and part-time staff will be employed at the pub and the 89-bedroom hotel, which will be called Keavan’s Port, named after an ancient highway into Dublin of which Camden Street formed a part.
Wetherspoon invested €27.4 million developing the site and a further €6 million on the purchase of the property, making it the largest investment made by the company in its 41-year history.
Although there is no official opening date as yet, Wetherspoon is aiming to open the pub on 15 January 2021, subject to a licence being granted.
The pub at Keavan’s Port is a 9,000 square foot space over two floors, as well as a 3,800 square foot garden across two enclosed courtyards.
It will be managed by Fillip Mordak, who has worked for Wetherspoon since 2007 and has previously managed two Wetherspoon pubs in Ireland, The Forty Foot in Dun Laoghaire and The Silver Penny in Dublin.
Commenting on the completion of the development on Camden Street, Wetherspoon’s chief executive, John Hutson, said: “We are delighted to have completed the development of Keavan’s Port.
“We believe that the pub and hotel will be a great asset to Dublin and will hopefully act as a catalyst for other businesses to invest in the city.”