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!

Pachamama, the Latin-American spirit of Madre Tierra

Le Pachamama - La Cantina 1er étage, Paris

Not far from the Place de la Bastille, in a historic building designed by Gustave Eiffel, this three-storey dinner club pays tribute to Mother Earth, a goddess worshipped in South America. Inside the Pachamama, the bewitching, almost mystical setting, is an invitation to travel. Hire the Cantina for a reception for up to 180 guests or the adjoining Patio for 70 guests. On the menu, you can enjoy dishes with Franco-South American influences. The most motivated people will enjoy the rest of the evening at the Ballroom, on the ground floor, or with a delicious cocktail at the Comptoir, one the upper floor.

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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.

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Au Bureau Paris Commerce, a typical English pub

Au Bureau Paris XV - 1er étage intérieur © Groupe Bertrand

Dive into the atmosphere of a London pub in the heart of Paris’s 15th arrondissement, not far from the Porte de Versailles. Both downstairs and upstairs, woodwork, Chesterfield sofas, club chairs and subdued lighting, recreate a typical English pub interior. The only exception to this is the 39 m² loggia with its rattan chairs and bistro tables inspired by Parisian terraces. The bar-restaurant Au Bureau with 180 covers offers uninterrupted service in a friendly and laid-back atmosphere and can be fully or partially hired out for events. The menu features English specialities, sharing platters and a large selection of beers. The restaurant also has a VIP area that can welcome business dinners for up to 25 guests.

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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.

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L’Alsace, the newly made-over legendary brasserie            

L'Alsace

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Gourmet cruise: restaurant on the Seine

La Croisière Gourmande - Paris Bateau Seine - tables

Step on board the Diamant Bleu, a cruise boat with a 450 m² panoramic room and a 350 m² deck terrace. Moored by the Cité de la Mode et du Design, it can be privately hired for events and offers a Gourmet Cruise (300 seats) every Saturday evening. Enjoy a trip along the Seine for a 2-hour-15-minute dinner cruise hosted by two singers and followed by an evening of dancing with a DJ on arrival back at the quayside. For dinner, choice of 3 modern and creative menus elaborated according to the seasons.

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Restaurant du Terrass’’ Hotel: artists' haunt with a panoramic view

Terrass Hotel Paris - Restaurant panoramique vue

The Terrass'' Hotel is an ideal rendezvous. This Parisian establishment, founded in 1911, was once frequented by artists such as Dali, Edith Piaf and Jacques Prévert. Renovated in 2015, the 4-star hotel now has 92 rooms, a Nuxe spa and the 400 m² STAGE event space. But what gives the Terrass'' Hotel its name can be found on the 7th floor. The outdoor terrace provides the restaurant with an extra 200 m² and offers a breathtaking view of Paris. Enjoy bistronomic cuisine based on carefully selected products, with a view of the Eiffel Tower, or a delicious signature cocktail, with a view of the Sacré-Cœur, all in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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