Consider these private spaces next time you want to throw a hassle-free dinner party
For some of us, hosting a gathering at home is exhilarating, while for others it’s exhausting. These restaurants give you the option of celebrating a festive occasion with loved ones in an intimate space while being pampered by expert staff members and celebrated chefs in a relaxing atmosphere.
This French bistro includes a second-floor space that can accommodate up to 30 guests. Interior designer David Lucido focused on a French Art Deco-inspired style that exudes a subtle elegance while still feeling comfortable. Whether you’re looking to host a ladies lunch, corporate dinner or holiday party with a DJ, Le Bilboquet can offer a memorable experience that’s catered to all your needs.
245a Worth Ave., Palm Beach; 561/812-2363; lebilboquetpb.com
Tranquil ocean views are the backdrop to your private space at this Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach on-site restaurant. Here, you can host up to 24 guests for breakfast, lunch or dinner while overlooking the resort pool and sprawling sea; make sure to take advantage of the covered outdoor terrace. Linking the inside and outside, interior designer Martin Brudnizki created a neutral color palette highlighted with muted blush and turquoise hues that give this space a glamorous yet relaxed Palm Beach vibe.
2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach; 561/533-3750; floriespb.com
PISTACHE FRENCH BISTRO
Transport your guests to Paris in this private dining room that can host up to 70 for lunch or dinner and 85 for passed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Choose from French favorites like steak tartare, croque monsieur, quiche Lorraine and steak frites. There are prix-fixe menu and bar packages for every price point, and the room offers audiovisual capabilities including a screen and projector.
101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561/833-5090; pistachewpb.com
With two locations in Palm Beach County, you have several options to enjoy the seasonally inspired menu and “feel good food.” Its Boca Raton location has six private spaces, from the Grand Ballroom and charming Oak Room to an outdoor space overlooking the pool and smaller breakout boardrooms. In North Palm Beach, you’ll find a conference room for up to 12 guests and the Grand Ballroom, which overlooks the verdant golf course, and can host up to 350.
1901 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton; 561/417-5836
951 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach; 561/691-3430
THE DELRAY BEACH MARKET
Host a buzz-worthy private dinner in the upstairs mezzanine. The space, complete with private bar, ping-pong table, demo kitchen and a spacious outdoor balcony, can accommodate up to 175 of your closest friends. The unique draw here is that you can offer your guests more than 20 cuisine options by giving them Market Cards and letting them sample the vendors downstairs before heading back upstairs to the party.
33 S.E. Third Ave., Delray Beach; 561/562-7000; delraybeachmarket.com