398 Hayes St at Gough, San Francisco, CA
Monday to Wednesday
11:30 am to midnight
Thursday & Friday
11:30 am to midnight (bar open til 2 am)
Brunch, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm;
3:00 pm to midnight (bar open til 2 am)
Brunch, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm;
3:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Absinthe Private Dining, located adjacent to Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, functions as a completely private dining room, with its own entrance, bar, and restroom.
The menus at Absinthe Private Dining, created by executive chef Adam Keough and executive pastry chef Stephanie Kimura, offer classic and contemporary San Francisco brasserie fare for brunch, lunch, and dinner. The private dining menus reflect those in the main dining room at Absinthe, and change frequently, allowing variety and seasonal freshness.
Absinthe Private Dining is available for business meetings, wedding events, cocktail receptions, birthdays, showers, wine dinners, pre- or post-performance dinners, and holiday parties.
If interested in hosting an event at Absinthe Private Dining please fill out and submit an Event Inquiry Form, or contact our Director of Events Lauren Holgerson directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-551-1453.
45 Guests, Banquet
20 Guests, Long Table
15 to 32 Guests, Long Tables
10 to 28 Guests, Rounds
42 Guests, Rounds
Absinthe Private Dining provides an intimate and elegant setting for wedding receptions up to 45 guests.
Absinthe Private Dining is a completely separate room, with its own entrance from Hayes Street, and a private restroom, coat closet, and bar. The room is richly decorated with hand-painted murals, fresh-cut flowers, plush upholstered furniture, and mohair curtains. Natural light pours in the front windows, and is reflected in the sparkle of a pre-1906 earthquake mirror.
The Private Dining menus are created by Absinthe Executive Chef Adam Keough, and change frequently, to provide seasonal freshness. Cocktails and desserts may be customized for your special day, and we can assist you with menu design, floral arrangements and other details to make your wedding reception an extraordinary occasion.
“The Hayes Valley bar is touted as one of the country’s premier absinthe cafés, with 17 different international brands for sampling,” on 7×7, August 2016.
“Absinthe is that perfect restaurant that fits into so many life occasions,” plus more on EaterSF, July 2016.
Absinthe fries are “crispy, salty, and just substantial enough to hold their own next to a burger (or by themselves),” on SFist, July 2016.
Absinthe makes the map for “perfectly executed cocktails” in Eater SF, July 2016
Absinthe Brasserie & Bar is in the top 15 parent-friendly restaurants on Eater SF, May 2016.
Absinthe Brasserie & Bar is one of the longest-running and most convivial dining institutions in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood. Located within walking distance of Civic Center and the performing arts centers, the establishment features French and Northern Italian-influenced brasserie fare for lunch and dinner, plus weekend brunch. Absinthe’s lively bar offers classic and creative cocktails and late-night dining.