Thank you for considering Press Club to host your private event. With 9,000 square feet of design award-winning event space (our architects are the proud recipients of two AIA awards for “Best Restaurant Design”), we can handle events of any scope and size, from sit-down dinners for 20 to meet-and-greet happy hours for 50 to gala affairs for 300-500+.
Below are detailed descriptions of all of our events spaces, and you may submit an inquiry for a specific event you are looking to host here.
LOUNGE (UP TO 20 GUESTS)
Our lounges are situated in the heart of the venue, close to all the action but with enough separation to allow for an intimate reception. Plush, living room style seating makes this booking one of our most popular for casual mixers.
*Up to 25 guest with the addition of table, see details
TWO LOUNGES (UP TO 40 GUESTS)
Pending availability, Press Club is happy to reserve both lounges to one group. Our lounges are situated in the heart of the venue, close to all the action but with enough separation to allow for an intimate reception. Plush, living room style seating makes this booking one of our most popular for casual mixers.
WINE LIBRARY (UP TO 35 GUESTS)
Located on the first floor, lobby level of the venue, Press Club’s Wine Library is an elegant reception space that enjoys 20 foot glass windows with views of the beautiful pedestrian walkway, Yerba Buena Lane. With ample lounge seating and personal wine tender for your event, the Wine Library is a great space to host up to 15-20 seated or 35 standing. Pre-selected wine can be paired with stationed artisanal cheese boards, house made charcuterie, passed hors d’oeuvres or a full wine country buffet.
TASTING BAY (UP TO 65 GUESTS)
Situated in the heart of the main venue, the Tasting Bay booking is like reserving your own private bar within a bar. This booking includes a designated wine tender as well as a 13’ table in the center which serves as an ideal place to station buffet items or to host educational seminars. The Tasting Bay is also the perfect place to host a wine and food pairing progression for up to fifty people. Please inquire for more information on this program.
PRIVATE DINING ROOM & BOTTLE LOUNGE (UP TO 45 GUESTS)
Our Private Dining Room and Bottle Lounge is a great combined space for a semi-private, exclusive reception. It’s an intimate space to host a wine and food reception for up to 45 people and has many places for guests to sit and chat, network or enjoy a plate of delicious wine-paired food. The Bottle Lounge, separated from the main venue by a beautifully lit bottle wall, offers plush seating and cocktail tables and serves as a great place for wine pours and passed hors d’oeuvres. The Private Dining Room, connected to the Bottle Lounge by a 10’ x 8’ glass door, is an ideal space to serve a heavier buffet during your event…
PRIVATE DINING AT THE PRESS CLUB (UP TO 50 GUESTS)
Press Club’s private dining program is a terrific way to highlight a thoughtful wine and food pairing experience in the comforts of our most exclusive spaces in the venue. Our wine country seated dinner menus, paired by our Sommelier with some truly unique and hard-to-find wines, offer the best of wine country without ever having to leave the city.
BAR BUYOUT (UP TO 85 GUESTS)
The Press Club Bar Buyout is a combination of our Private Dining Room, Bottle Lounge and Main Stone Bar. This booking is a luxurious, semi-private space to throw an elegant, cozy wine and food pairing reception. You may offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a seasonal wine pairing buffet and artisanal cheese and charcuterie boards throughout this booking.
BAR BUYOUT PLUS (UP TO 115 GUESTS)
The Press Club Bar Buyout Plus is a combination of our very popular Bar Buyout (Private Dining Room, Bottle Lounge and Main Stone Bar) with the added plush seating and square footage offered by our living room style, left lounge.
PARTIAL FULL BUYOUT (UP TO 140 GUESTS)
This booking includes our Bar Buyout, Left Lounge and Tasting Bay and includes three varietal bars with the option to include a fourth wine bar and fifth “beer” tasting bar if desired. You may offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a seasonal wine pairing buffet and artisanal cheese and charcuterie boards throughout this booking.
FULL BUYOUT (UP TO 300 GUESTS)
The Full Buyout at Press Club represents the perfect wine country experience with the convenience of never having to leave the city. Your group will enjoy 9000 sq. ft. of our design-award winning space, and will have full access to five, fully staffed wine tasting bars, our beautiful u-shaped stone bar, Bottle Lounge, Private Dining Room and multiple lounge areas in addition to many intimate corners for conversation, wine tastings and dancing. Our upstairs Wine Library can also serve as a sixth bar, with passed glasses of sparkling wine, greeting each guest upon arrival. Live music, DJ services and multiple entertainment options are available upon request.
FULL VENUE + TENT BUYOUT (UP TO 450 GUESTS)
All the great benefits of the Press Club Full Buyout with the added bonus of a luxurious tent on Yerba Buena Lane to increase venue headcount to accommodate up to 450 guests.
Need a gorgeous, inspiring space for a breakfast meeting, off-site team-building event, working lunch or afternoon wine and cheese pairing? Press Club is your answer. We offer myriad, non-traditional meeting and dining options for groups of any size that will enliven and elevate any meeting or daytime function. Let us help you customize a day of productive work sessions that conclude with a delicious wine and food pairing experience.
Since Press Club opened in the fall of 2008, we have been the wedding venue choice of distinction for couples near and far seeking a gorgeous, chic and decidedly Northern California Wine Country experience in the heart of downtown San Francisco for their special day. Our design-award winning venue provides the perfect setting for an intimate ceremony, energetic reception hour and late-into-the-night wine, delicious paired bites and dancing.
This gorgeous photo courtesy of Jules Bianchi.