Nostromo - Private Party Venue in Dublin 2
is a restaurant which occupies the basement of an elegant Georgian
house on Leeson Street, in the centre of Dublin (Dublin
How Nostromo started...
Realising that there was a lack of inexpensive, à la carte
lunch dining in the heart of Dublin's traditional business district,
Philip Cafolla opened Nostromo on Lower Leeson Street in June 1998.
While operating primarily as a lunch restaurant, Nostromo began
to take increasing business in the area of private
parties. These nights proved hugely successful, and Nostromo
has continued to expand on the range of evening options offered,
including the option of using the restaurant as a private
We have exciting entertainment
options to gurarantee a fun-filled day or night either in-house
or outsourced in various locations near Dublin.
Please browse our site to see examples of our unbeaten success
in delivering a private party to remember.
here for images inside Nostromo
A little bit of family history...
The Cafolla family have established a tradition in catering in
Dublin spanning three generations.
Established in the 1930's, Cafolla ice cream became a household
name, the 'Knickerbocker Glory' being a special treat for child
and adult alike. In 1962, Philip's father opened the first American
diner-style café in Dublin, the "Monaco Café"
on O' Connell Street.
A short time later the 1930's Chicago-style "Embassy Club"
was opened. The Embassy was Dublin's first, and probably only, true
live nightclub venue, with such acts as Can-Can and Go-Go dancers.
In February 1996, Philip was involved in the establishment of the
hugely popular "Trastevere Trattoria" in Dublin's Temple
Nostromo was opened in June 1998 and has continued
to offer inexpensive, à la carte lunchs and has also established
itself as a leading private party venue.