Homeless Night Café

The Night Café is an emergency shelter for people who are homeless located in our Riverbank Centre, 13 Merchants Quay, Dublin 8. As an emergency shelter, we provide each person with a crash mat and blanket. Our staff remains awake all night to ensure people who come to MQI are safe, warm and protected.

Our Homeless Night Café offers:

  • Hot showers
  • Free food
  • Advice and information on what services are available and how best to access these
  • Crisis support

Who can use this service?

Adults who are registered as homeless.

How can I access this service?

You can only access this service by calling the Central Placement Service on Freephone 1800 707 707, who will then refer you into the Night Café.

The Night Café is open Saturday to Thursday 11pm – 7.30am and Friday 11pm – 9.30am.


Merchants Quay Ireland also provides wrap around supports, clients can gain access to services such as GP, mental health and other therapeutic supports. You can visit our full list of services here.

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