The Eatery, LIV Student, 27-31 Church Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Dublin 7

  • Hospitality
ID: RC-1339
For Rent
€50 000

This is an excellent opportunity to rent a fully fitted, modern cafe premises in Smithfield that is located adjacent to the Four Courts LUAS Station, the Chancery Street Garda Station and Bridewell Courthouse as well as several offices, hotels and apartment blocks.

Rent €50,000 p.a.

Service Charge and Building Insurance €2,000 p.a.

Commercial Rates approx.

€9,916 p.a.

Total rental costs Region €61,816 p.a

Key Money Region €40,000

A full inventory of kitchen equipment, fixtures, fittings and furniture is also available and can be included with the Lease.

The former Eatery Cafe holds a high-profile position on Church Street is located on the 242 sq.m. ground floor entrance to the new ‘LIV Student’ accommodation block which has 211 student bedrooms in this shared complex with an enclosed courtyard and external seating area. The subject property is located on the east side of Church Street directly opposite St. Michan’s Church and Workday Head Office Building in Smithfield. The Eatery Cafe is only 30 meters to the north of the Red LUAS line and less than 115 meters from the Four Courts LUAS Station. The property is only a short walking distance or 1 LUAS stop from the bottom of Smithfield market and LUAS station. In addition to the Four Courts there are several other Law Courts, Hotels and offices located nearby including Workday Head Office, Circuit Family Court, The Bar of Ireland, Brown Bag Films, Hampton by Hilton Hotel, Generator Hostel and viewing tower, Jameson Visitor Centre, The OPW, The Distillers Building, Legal Aid Board, Director of Public Prosecutions, Motor Tax Office etc. Description The Former Eatery Cafe has been fitted out to an extremely high standard and offers a very bright and spacious air-conditioned seating area with excellent floor to ceiling height windows. The Cafe has it’s own entrance to the right of the main student accommodation entrance and lobby and has internal signage and window branding with a protruding sign. The cafe is approx. 148 sq.m. and has internal seating for approx. 40 customers and well as external seating for 20 customers in the enclosed courtyard adjoining the cafe. The fit out includes timber flooring, tiled floors, recessed lighting, hanging lamps, spotlights, menu display boards, a large fitted deli counter and coffee pass with a tiled wall as well as an enclosed kitchen with white walls and a large kitchen extraction canopy, four ring cooker, fryer, full kitchen prep area, fridge, freezer, storage units, dishwashing area with sinks and wash hand basins. This bright and spacious cafe unit has been cleverly interior designed to make the most of the natural light from the full floor to ceiling height windows and doorways on 2 sides, one for the cafe and another for the main LIV Student entrance and reception area. There is also a unisex toilet and large invalid toilet. In addition to all of the kitchen equipment, fixtures and fittings the tenant will benefit from a host of designer tables, chairs, hightop counters, couches, armchairs, bookshelves and 4 external tables and chairs in the enclosed courtyard cafe area. The immediate area has seen very strong development as a result of the HARP tax incentivized regeneration programme along the LUAS line and the later impact of the arrival of the LUAS cross city connection with the Green line. This area is very popular with legal, design and IT firms and we have seen very strong demand from office tenants and hotel/ short term stay apartments and tenants that are looking to move into this immediate area. The cafe is located beside the adjoining Chancery Street Garda station and Gardai have the benefit of free parking spaces in front of the building, ensuring that the area is well managed and very safe for customers and students. There are also 2 large hotels in the immediate area. The property is located close to the Generator Hostel with it’s own viewing tower over the city as well as the new and Hampton By Hilton Hotel beside the Four Courts. There are other hotels under construction in the area including the newly opened Stay City, Bullet Hotel, McGettigan’s, etc. The property is within a short walking distance of 1.8 kilometers from TUI Grangegorman, which has approx. 22,000 students and staff attending on a daily basis during college term. The property is also located within a short commute of Capel Street, Henry Street, OConnell Street and Temple bar and is also within a short walking distance of 2 Dublinbike stations and a Quality Bus Corridor along the Quays. The nearby Smithfield LUAS station also provides excellent access to Abbey Street, TUI Grangegorman and the IFSC as well as the cross city connection to the Green line and Cherrywood . The property is located adjacent to a host of popular bars and restaurants in Smithfield, Stoneybatter, Capel Street, the Millennium Walkway and along the north quays that are trading very well. The new Lockes Hotel on Ormond Quay is now open and another hotel on Ormond Quay/ Great Strand Street is under construction. In addition to this there are several large office blocks in this area including Workdays Head Office nuilding, DPP office, Georges Lane offices, the Law Society, Capel Building on Marys Abbey, Jervis House, Millennium House, Chapel House and Chapter House. This is a very popular secondary area for office, residential and hotel use and it is also in strong demand from café/restaurant operators that are looking to establish a ground floor presence close to an excellent public transport network. Office staff will benefit from the close proximity to 5 hotels and Stay City apartments.


  • Air Conditioning
  • City Centre
  • Good Connectivity
  • Good Schools
  • Gym
  • High Footfall
  • Holiday Home
  • Kitchen
  • Lakeside
  • LUAS
  • Luas Line
  • Parking
  • Public Transport
  • Restaurant planning permission
  • Scenic area
  • Seaside
  • Security System
  • Shopping District
  • University
  • Watersports


Agent Information

Robert Colleran

Robert Colleran Dublin | Ireland

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