Unique (and reasonably priced!)
Private Event Space in the Heart of Dupont Circle 


Emissary is one of Dupont Circle’s most unique private event locations, and whether you’re planning an intimate dinner for a dozen friends or business associates, a contemporary, warm atmosphere for a reception, or need totally private space for a political or non-profit fundraiser, Emissary can accommodate your group.

With enough room for 10-125 guests for a cocktail reception, we’ll tailor our space to event the largest plans.

We offer a variety of packages that make it the perfect location for birthday parties, intimate and exclusive wine dinners, cocktail parties, product launches, and community fundraisers. Our menu features seasonal ingredients and a small plates format - including a collection of artisanal cheeses and charcuterie - all of which marry perfectly with Emissary’s craft beer, wine and cocktail program.


Guests can hold private events in one of three spaces: the Emissary Bar, the Cafe Dinning Room and the Coffeehouse. All spaces can also be reserved for semiprivate events, private happy hours - or as a full buyout. We also offer the beautifully restored space at Dupont Circle Yoga, just upstairs, which we can cater with ease.


Looking for a truly creative option?

Whether it's a single origin-coffee cupping, a local whiskey tasting, or a yoga class and cocktail party, we would look forward to creating a private event that reflects your interests and passions.

Event Possibilities include:

Private Breakfasts and Brunches

Private Lunches and Dinners

Cocktail Receptions

Networking Events & Product Launches

Special Beer, WineTastings

Yoga Classes with Coffee & Brunch

Bottomless Brunches & Showers

Dance Parties!