Restaurants available for private hire: 10 places to discover!

If you want to organize a business dinner or a meal for a group while staying in Paris or would just like to get family and friends together for a birthday or a wedding then take a look at our selection of restaurants with private dining rooms in Paris.

Each venue has that little something extra to make your meal a unique occasion. Choose from a contemporary brasserie in the heart of the newly-revamped Les Halles district, a bistronomic restaurant overlooking a horse-racing track, lunch in a Bohemian atmosphere in Montmartre or brunch on the prestigious Avenue des Champs-Elysées … there is something for everyone!

Dessance, an innovative experience

Restaurant Dessance - Lauréat design Paris - salle principale

Head to the chic and trendy Marais district to discover Dessance, a modern restaurant housed in an elegant 17th century hôtel particulier. With sleek wood panelling, granite tables and tiled floors, eye-catching feature mirrors and an open-plan kitchen, the restaurant boasts a distinct designer feel. Its unique all-natural menu of light, innovative dishes and intriguing desserts is sure to dazzle any diner, with each recipe designed around a delicate balance of flavours, textures and temperatures. The restaurant can be completely or partially reserved for private events, seating up to 44 people, while upstairs the intimate private salon is perfect for business dinners of up to 14 people.

Victoria Paris, Parisian elegance

Victoria Paris

Just off the Champs Elysées, the Victoria Paris restaurant offers emblematic Parisian elegance and an exceptional view of the Arc de Triomphe. The chic decor by interior designer Sarah Lavoine features marble tables and fine wood panelling, as well as a library corner. The latter can host small groups in a cosy setting: 60 people for a cocktail reception and 12 people for a sit-down dinner. The restaurant, which welcomes from 250 people for dinner to 430 people for a cocktail reception, serves Southern and healthy cuisine. For a lively and cosmopolitan after-work event, relax to some house music in the late afternoon.

Hard Rock Café, the landmark temple to rock music   

Hard Rock Café

A few minutes’ walk from the Palais Garnier Opera House and the big department stores, you can enjoy live music at the famous Hard Rock Cafe. Sit out on the terrace or in the restaurant, which serves authentic American style food and whose walls are decorated with a collection of unique objects that once belonged to legendary rock artists. The venue can be privately hired for a bespoke event for up to 400 people in cocktail party configuration: 230 people on the ground floor and 170 people on the 1st floor. Do not miss the VIP lounge, which can host fifty or so guests, overlooking the Parisian Grands Boulevards.


L’Alsace, the newly made-over legendary brasserie            


L’Alsace, the mythical Parisian brasserie on the Champs-Elysées, reopens with new interiors by Laura Gonzalez mixing a retro-chic brasserie look with touches of glamour. Open daily 24/24, the restaurant has a range of delightful offerings: coffee and croissants, plates of oysters, aperitifs on the heated terrace overlooking the famous avenue, or afternoon tea with strudel in the cosy dining room. For a business meal or any other type of private reception, the first floor can host up to 75 people.

Café Louise, the charm of a Parisian vaulted wine cellar

Café Louise

The chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés district is home to the Café Louise. Take a seat at one of the tables on the ground floor of this ‘bistro apartment’ and enjoy the view of this lively district. The Cave Louise on the lower ground floor is a charming vaulted wine cellar with open stonework. It can accommodate up to 120 people for a cocktail reception and 80 people for a sit-down meal, ideal for a private party! On the menu: try the delicious Louise burger, home-made gnocchi or salmon with coconut milk.

Brasserie Bofinger, in belle époque style

Brasserie Bofinger - Salle

Step inside this historical establishment, founded in 1864. With its belle époque decor, the Brasserie Bofinger, a true symbol of the Alsace region, invites you to try traditional French brasserie dishes such as sauerkraut royale, duck foie gras and even lobster roasted in its shell. On the first floor of the restaurant, 3 private rooms (from 27 m² to 68 m²) are available for your receptions of up to 90 people.

Le Panoramique, a race-side view

Restaurant Le Panoramique

Surprise your guests by taking them for lunch at the Hippodrome de Vincennes. The restaurant Le Panoramique serves great bistronomic cuisine in an unusual setting with a fantastic view of the racetrack. For a more private occasion, you can exclusively hire the restaurant’s Espace Carré (250 people) opposite the finishing line. A business lunch or dinner with a bird’s-eye view of exciting races! The Hippodrome can accommodate a capacity of 35,000 people and welcomes all kinds of corporate events.

Au Petit Riche, generous traditional brasserie cuisine

Au Petit Riche - Cave - Entrée Bar, Paris © OTCP

Close to the Grands Boulevards and the Opéra Garnier, Au Petit Riche is a welcoming and typically-Parisian brasserie with belle époque interiors. You’ll find generous servings of traditional dishes which you can pair with a glass of wine chosen from one of the finest selections of wines from the Loire Valley. When organizing your business lunches and dinners, 4 private rooms are available (from 12 m² to 41 m²) and welcome up to 45 people.


Angelina Rivoli, an iconic establishment synonymous with sweet gourmet treats

Angelina Rivoli

The Angelina Rivoli tea rooms located on the rue de Rivoli have for several years been a landmark Parisian institution for elegance and indulgence. Stars such as Coco Chanel and Marcel Proust used to come here to enjoy a sweet treat. Opposite the Tuileries Gardens, these historic tea rooms offer an exceptional setting for your receptions of up to 180 people. For afternoon tea with colleagues, let yourself be tempted by the establishment’s famous hot chocolate accompanied by one of a selection of pastries, such as the unmissable Mont-Blanc which changes flavours with the seasons.  Angelina also offers brunch and a range of refined savoury dishes.

Champeaux, signature of a starred chef

Champeaux - Salle, Paris © OTCP

Starred chef Alain Ducasse has chosen a spot under the new canopy in the bustling Les Halles district for his new contemporary brasserie Champeaux. The restaurant with its huge plate glass windows seats 180 clients inside and 80 on the terrace. The bulletin board, similar to those in trains stations and airports, displays the news of the restaurant. This lively eatery is a great place at any time of day. On the menu, a wide choice of flavoursome dishes like soufflés, ham/Comté/black truffle coquillette pasta. For a private reception, take advantage of the room available for private hire (14 people) with a view of the square in front of the Canopée.

La Bohême du Tertre, the conviviality of Montmatre  

La Bohême du Tertre - Tables rondes, Paris © OTCP

Right in the heart of Montmartre ­— the artists’ district —,La Bohème du Tertre is a café-restaurant where there is a cheerful and festive ambience! Whether in the main room (350 people), on the terrace overlooking the Place du Tertre (70 people), or in the private first-floor room (50 people), the restaurant offers a variety of different spaces for a bespoke event. Continue your evening at the cabaret which can host up to 250 people.