7 DC restaurants that can convert into stylish wedding venues Pt. 1
Restaurant wedding venues offer plenty of built-in amenities for your vows, stunning views, seating, drinks, in-house staff, & even wedding decor at times. Most restaurant wedding venues also feature private rooms so if you want to host a welcome party for your out-of-town guests or have a bridal party in addition to your wedding, consider a restaurant wedding venue.
These venues on this list offer superior menu offerings, beautiful views, and stylish decor.
To help Inspire your wedding venue search, here are 7 DC restaurants that can transform into wedding venues.
#1 HOOK HALL
This restaurant located on Georgia Ave. features indoor-outdoor private event space with Cabanas and a few games from shuffleboard to cornhole. It has extra-large seating capacity and low- event minimums. Usually, bar tabs range from $4,000 to $8,000, depending on the wedding size.
#2 ROOFERS UNION
In Adams Morgan, Roofers Union offers three levels of fun for a wedding. Drink reception on the bottom floor, dining room on the second floor, and the ever so popular rooftop can hold up to 70 people while enjoying the scenery of the city.
#3 SEVEN REASONS
Located on 14th Street, Seven Reasons will give you many reasons to book a wedding there. Aside from the superb food, Seven Reasons has a beautiful indoor-outdoor aesthetic between the first and second floors. The space, including its cozy and secluded second-floor patio, can accommodate 115 seats or 140 people for a reception-style wedding. Event minimums for food and drinks range between $15,000 to $22,000.
#4 CITY WINERY
We all love wineries right? This particular venue is a winery, a restaurant, and a music venue all in one, which makes it a versatile spot to hold your event. There are six private rooms and four semi-private rooms available, plus a rooftop bar featuring an arched patio blanketed with vines.
#5 ONE EIGHT DISTILLING
This is a bar, tasting room, & distillery and offers multiple private event spaces with extremely low minimums 😍 ranging from $800 to $2,000 depending on the day booked. The main tasting room can host 100 seated or 150 standing. But there’s also a hidden second-floor space that can fit an extra 130 seats, and the whiskey production space can accommodate 150 standing.
#6 THE BIG BEAR CAFE
This restaurant is for those intimate weddings. The guest count max is 55 to 100, depending on whether the party is held indoors or outdoors. Its romantic cobblestone patio makes for a romantic dinner. The patio can also double as an outstanding wedding backdrop.
#7 IRON GATE RESTAURANT
A little bit of history- this dining room was once horse stables for a general in the Civil War! If you like history as I do, having a get together here would be your choice. The menu is all Greek and Italian dishes and features family-style seating but can also be customized. This venue is for those intimate weddings like the one above.