January 2020 will see the opening of a new tiki rum bar called 'Ohana in the basement of 17 Harcourt Street in Dublin 2.
Run by Doug Leddin, who previously worked at An Púcán in Galway, and general manager Will Lynch, 'Ohana will be able to accommodate up to 200 people and will feature five separate sections, including a jungle terrace and a "smugglers cove".
'Ohana will offer over 200 different rums, which will be served in custom tiki glassware sourced from Greece, Italy and the Caribbean. Customers will be able to make online reservations and the venue will also be open to walk-ins.
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At weekends, 'Ohana will be open late and feature a mixture of live music and DJ sets.
"Something Fun And Unique, With A Premium Feel"
Leddin stated, "We want to create a welcoming atmosphere where all can go to have a good time and relax and drink some incredible cocktails, which are currently being created by the venue's GM, Will Lynch, previously of Edward Dillon, with brands such as Bacardi and Slane Whiskey.
"Nothing here is going to have been done before. We want to create something fun and unique, with a premium feel."
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