A place to dine
A unique setting
A secure place for your car
A home from home for you, your family and your car
Founded in 1901, the Royal Automobile Club is a private members' club, situated amidst the finest surroundings in central Dublin.
The club provides the most up-to-date facilities combined with classical and historic surroundings, offering a unique environment in which members can relax with their guests.
The club boasts two restaurants, a bar, members' reading room, and meeting rooms as well as the finest motoring history archive on this island, in the Guiness Seagrave Library.
The meeting rooms are available for business or for private functions and in-house catering is available.
The club has 140 secure parking spaces, a stone's throw from St Stephen's Green and secure supervised parking is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
If you wish to stay overnight in Dublin, our staff will provide you with a range of options all within easy walking distance of the club.
Members can also avail of excellent reciprocal club arrangements with London's Royal Automobile Club and the New Cavendish Club, and many other famous automobile clubs around the world.
RIAC Reynolds Trophy Awarded to Tom Heavey
The Reynolds Trophy, 2013, has been awarded to Tom Heavey, Managing Editor of Irish Vintage Scene Magazine. MORE>
RIAC Restaurant lunch menu
The new RIAC Restaurant lunch menu for members and guests has begun on a two week rolling cycle. Click here for a copy of the menu. A full range of salads, sandwiches and wines from the "La Ruelle" list are provided all year round.
La Ruelle Wine Bar Hosting
If you are planning to host a special party or event at the club, you'll be delighted to know that you can avail of La Ruelle's in-house wine bar hosting service. Contact Christophe or Breda at +353 1 677 5151 or +353 1 679 9544 or visit them on Facebook. MORE>
To enquire about membership, contact Breda Keating at +353 1 677 5141
or email email@example.com.
News & Events
Traffic changes due to Luas works from Monday 3rd November
Molesworth St will be closed to traffic between its junctions with Dawson St and South Frederick St for 4 weeks from 3rd November.
Kildare St will be two-way from St. Stephen’s Green North to Molesworth St, to facilitate access to Molesworth St and surrounding areas. Kildare St remains one-way southbound between Nassau St and Molesworth St. For a map of the diversions, click MORE>
Two unmissable events...
Shane Houlihan's Car Collection - Wednesday 29th October
Don't miss this rare opportunity for Archive members to visit Shane Houlihan's world-class collection in Dungarvan comprising around 55 cars. MORE>
Talk by Simon Thomas - Monday 10th November
In A Lifelong interest in Irish Motorsport - the Cars and the People, Simon Thomas - a longstanding member of the RIAC Archive Group - brings an unrivaled knowledge of the shaping of Irish motorsport history. MORE>
RIAC National Classic Car Show 2014
Record numbers turned out at the RDS for the RIAC National Classic Car Show in March. MORE>