Private Dining & Events
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Whether you're planning a cocktail reception with appetizers, a seated or buffet meal for a crowd or take out or delivery for a large group, any of our restaurants, event spaces, or catering teams can accommodate your request.
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The Pit in Raleigh
Barbecue is the food of celebration in the South, and we love a good party. Our dining rooms at The Pit in Raleigh can accommodate private events of all varieties and sizes, perfect for getting together with family, friends, and colleagues.
Capacity: Comfortable for parties of 10-90 guests. Ramp access.
The Pit in Durham
From rehearsal dinners to birthdays, office parties to fundraisers, our Durham location of The Pit offers unique private dining options on both our Main Floor Private Dining Room ("downstairs") or the spacious indoor/outdoor rooftop bar and deck overlooking downtown Durham ("upstairs")
Capacity: The Upstairs Bar and Rooftop seats 75 comfortably inside and 80 on the deck. The Main Floor Private Dining Room seats up to 100; semi-private dining is also available in this space.
Raleigh Times Bar
With its floor to ceiling windows overlooking Hargett Street, our street-level Main Floor Dining Room offers an intimate space for private dining with all the character of The Raleigh Times.
The Second Floor Bar & Rooftop Deck is ideal for cocktail and office parties, awards dinners, rehearsal dinners, and larger celebrations. Indoor table seating for 40 guests, with additional seating at bar counter.
Capacity: Main Floor Dining Room comfortably seats 30; The Second Floor Bar & Rooftop Deck has capacity for 65 guests for combined indoor/outdoor space, and is accessible by stairs only.
Our downstairs Private Dining Room provides a cozy, private space perfect for family celebrations, luncheons, or business meetings.
Capacity: Comfortably seats 10-50 guests; accessible by stairs or elevator.
The Upstairs is an almost-hidden loft space tucked above Gravy. High ceilings and large windows overlook Wilmington Street, creating the perfect location for mix/mingle gatherings, rehearsal dinners, and corporate meetings. Catered by either Sitti or Gravy.
Capacity: Comfortably seats 10-40 guests; standing room for 50; accessible via stairs or elevator.
Jiddi Space & Courtyard
Equal parts modern and provincial, the The Jiddi Space & Courtyard is a hidden gem in downtown Raleigh. Tucked behind Sitti & Gravy restaurants, our street-level Jiddi Space & Courtyard offers a secluded outdoor/indoor venue for your special events. Catered exclusively by Gravy or Sitti.
Capacity: Comfortably seats 20-120 guests.
The Stockroom at 230
Located on the second floor of the Carolina Trust Building, on Fayetteville Street in the center of downtown Raleigh, a charming blend of exposed brick, warm hardwood floors, lofty lattice ceilings laced with market lighting, and natural light crafts an atmosphere exceptional for any occasion.
With an adaptable aesthetic that can be either simply enhanced with light decor or fully transformed with a full design, the Stockroom is ideal for wedding ceremonies, reception celebrations, speaking engagements, corporate meetings/events, and holiday gatherings.
Capacity: Table seating for 175; Cocktail/standing for 275; Theatre-style seating for 200
The Glass Box
Located on the 5th Floor of 230 Fayetteville Street, The Glass Box is a touch of modern luxury located in the heart of Downtown Raleigh. The bright and chic suite is bathed in natural light from floor to ceiling windows, offering amazing views and a private outdoor balcony. The hardwood floors reflect the warmth of the space and the butler’s pantry provides the ability to celebrate in style without having to leave the suite.
Capacity: Comfortably seats up to 30 guests, or 45 standing
All Saints Chapel
Tucked in the historic Oakwood neighborhood of downtown Raleigh, All Saints Chapel is an event venue that has welcomed the community through its arches for over a century. The city’s skyline begins to fade as the Chapel’s original Gothic Revival architecture, encompassed by broad oak trees, draws guests inside. Beyond the threshold, original heart pine wood beams and floorboards glimmer with light emanating from clerestory windows and two 19th-century stained glass masterpieces.
All Saints Chapel embraces its history serving the community through celebratory, cultural, and innovative events including wedding ceremonies, receptions, non-profit galas, art exhibits, corporate workshops, and more.
Capacity: Theater-style seating or standing reception for up to 200 guests; 140 guests for a seated dinner
Empire Eats Catering & Food Truck
Our full-service Empire Eats Catering kitchen has you covered with tasty and trusted dishes from all of your favorite restaurants. Empire Eats Catering offers a variety of options for weddings, corporate functions, and more, in the Triangle and beyond. Empire Eats Catering is the partner caterer for our Downtown Raleigh venues: The Stockroom at 230, All Saints Chapel, and The Glass Box.
Book our Empire Eats Food Truck for your next event!