A place to dine





A unique setting





A secure place for your car





A host of events for members, their families and guests

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 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. Salads, sandwiches and wines from the La Ruelle list are provided all year round.


La Ruelle Wine Bar Hosting

Planning to host a special party or event at the club? 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 info@riac.ie.

News & Events

Click here for the latest news and events at RIAC

3rd RIAC National Classic Car Show

The Royal Irish Automobile Club is delighted to announce that the 3rd RIAC National Classic Car Show will take place in the Simmonscourt Hall of the RDS in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March 2016.


FIA #SaveKidsLives campaign

The FIA #SaveKidsLives campaign was launched in October, with a short film by Luc Besson in support of road safety for children. The film portrays the unacceptable dangers too many children around the world must face every single day to get to and from school. The film serves as a powerful wake-up call that action must be taken to address this situation.

Sign up to the ‘Child Declaration for Road Safety’ here.

You can watch the 3 minute film here:
#SaveKidsLives - A film by Luc Besson

LUAS Works

As the Christmas season approaches, the Luas Cross City (LCC) project is committed to maintaining access to all shops and businesses, pedestrian and car park access, provisions for public transport and ensuring it is business as usual for all who work, commute, shop and visit Dublin. Please see a summary of all the relevant work locations and traffic information on the LCC website.