Private Parties

As the world's pre-eminent innovator and originator of gracious social dining, The Waldorf Astoria New York has been a beacon of hospitality since it first welcomed guests over a century ago. Your Private Party is our greatest privilege, whether hosting a quiet dinner for ten, an intimate wedding celebration, or a show-stopping reception for 200.


The Waldorf's uniquely appointed private dining salons, party rooms, historic suites and diverse cuisine confer to give you and your guests New York City's most sought-after welcome. Please call our Hospitality Sales Desk at (212)-872-4942 for more information, and we’ll work with you to choose the right setting and customized menu for your private event.


Peacock Alley presents a unique opportunity for hosts to orchestrate a personalized private tasting dinner, where guests embark on an epicurean journey. Our private dining rooms are favored for wine-tasting events, wedding receptions, and high-profile corporate functions.

The 1,700 square feet venue accommodates 10 to 120 guests for banquets; up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception. Decorated with picturesque peacock murals from an earlier era, these dining salons entwine the gracious spirit of the Art Deco age with today's impeccable service and modern amenities.

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For those who wish to savor the virtuoso brilliance of Peacock Alley in an utterly private setting, we present Marco Polo. With a private entry conveniently situated near the Lexington Avenue Street entrance and the classically styled ambience of a grand Art Deco manor home, Marco Polo ensconces guests in opulent seclusion. 

Large, stained glass windows, a polished wooden dance floor, and a separate lounge with marble-topped bar and richly detailed wooden ceiling make a truly exquisite setting for your momentous private events. Dining for Marco Polo is orchestrated by the renowned culinarians at Peacock Alley. The elegant Bar and Lounge at Marco Polo can be individually reserved for cocktail parties or combined with the larger dining room for an exclusive reception and dinner event.


Bull and Bear wine library is a private, secluded dining salon adjacent to the bar. One of the Waldorf's most historic features, it is also one of Manhattan's most heralded gathering spots. The Wine Library offers an influential environment for strategic social events. From bullish banquets with top sales performers to after-hours rendezvous with close friends, the Wine Library is a vintage choice. 

600 square feet of commanding presence adjoin the lively steakhouse setting. It can host up to 24 seated diners. Sliding French doors ensure complete privacy when desired, but can be opened to invite guests to mix and mingle at the bar. Offering the impeccably mellowed ambience of a vintner's personal tasting room, the Wine The Library features a barrel vaulted ceiling, warm wood and classic wall murals. 

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Featuring engaging fusion cuisine from around the world, Oscar's menu tantalizes palates with dishes classic and contemporary; from piquant salads to gourmet sandwiches and steaks. Its celebrated buffet breakfasts and lunches, available for groups as well as the general public, offer the best value luxury hotel food in Manhattan. Oscar's culinary diversity and relaxed ambience make it a front-runner for informal corporate occasions, large family gatherings, touring groups, or social clubs. 

Oscar's is a compelling blend of classic and contemporary. 3,000 square feet of casual appeal for seated dinners of up to 180 guests. For receptions or buffet events, Oscar's hosts up to 220. A full bar with street-side entrance invites your guests to enter and enjoy.

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Start planning your event now at Waldorf Astoria New York. Get in touch and one of our skilled events team members will contact you directly to discuss your options. 

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