Top Menu


  • Food and Drink at the Helix

Here at the Helix we have a fully licensed bar, which includes an extensive wine menu and exclusive craft beer selection.

We also serve a wide range of speciality teas and coffees, as well savoury snacks and treats. A gourmet range of sandwiches , toasted panini’s & fresh salads are available all evening.

The Café Bar opens from 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It is also open on Saturdays and Sundays if there is a show or event on that day.

  • The Helix Kiosk

An assortment of sweets, ice cream and soft drinks are available at the Helix Kiosk. As well as fresh popcorn and pick ‘n mix. Go on, treat yourself! An assortment of speciality merchandise is available from our Kiosk and throughout our venue.

  • Interval Drinks – Skip The Queue

Avoid the queue and enjoy the interval at your leisure by pre-ordering your drinks at the Café Bar.

  • Reserve Your Table

Make an night of it, reserve a table! Arrive early, choose from our wide range of drinks and snacks to enjoy before the show.

Fancy a drink before you get that taxi home? Just let us know and we will reserve a VIP table for you after the show, if you are a group of 10 or more.

  • Car Parking

The Helix has a multi-story car park available with parking for over 900 cars. The charge is €4 for a full day parking. There is a separate loading bay area and access for trucks and vans for all equipment and tech if required.

The Helix is fully accessible. Our facilities include:

  • Several wheelchair accessible seating positions are available in our auditoriums
  • Double door access to all venues
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets
  • Set down area outside the main doors
  • A lift to all levels to maximise access
  • Each venue is fitted with an infra- red hearing loop system (prior notice is required to use this facility)
  • Guide dogs are welcome throughout the entire venue
  • Bus/Coach Parking

Please note that there is NO SPECIFIC BUS OR COACH PARKING within the grounds of Dublin City University due to space restrictions however there are dedicated drop off and collection points at the entrance to The Helix.

For more details you can contact our Box Office on 01 700 700 or email

  • Free Wi-Fi

This infrastructure pays close attention to the unique requirements of guarantying defined bandwidth to hundreds of delegates within auditoriums or meeting rooms in a secured manner.

For more details click here

  • Accommodation

On campus there is a range of accommodation options including hot buffet breakfast during the summer months with both standard and superior rooms. The superior apartments are impeccably designed and are equipped with TVs, while all of our apartments have tea/coffee making facilities and a shared living and kitchen area. There are also visitor suites which are available throughout the year. These comfortable and luxurious apartments are ideal for delegates, visiting academics and plenary speakers at conferences.

Alternatively, we have teamed up with a number of 4**** accommodation providers in Dublin within a 5 mile radius where a booking link for delegates can be offered. The majority of hotels offer free transport to and from Dublin Airport and free transfers to and from The Helix, therefore ensuring the link between your venue and your bed will be a short and seamless one.