Private Dining & Special Events

Located in the ground level of the cosmopolitan 999 Peachtree building, a 28 story high rise staple of Midtown Atlanta, Empire State South is the perfect location for any gathering or event. Versatile spaces and classic southern style decor create the ideal setting for any type of event – whether it be a casual bocce court happy hour or a luxe formal wedding. The space incorporates natural materials – reclaimed local wood, soft linen banquets, and repurposed furniture. A large and inviting granite bar takes center stage in the dining room, able to seat up to 24 guests comfortably with plenty of space for casual cocktailing. Old hardwood flooring, wooden beams, and ambient light fixtures enhance the rustic chic design of the dining room. Large picture windows in the main dining room allow for guests to experience a spectacular view of the midtown skyline. A picturesque bocce court lay out front with abundant patio seating, including leisurely adirondack chairs where guests may enjoy the scenery with drink in hand.

If you are interested in hosting an event in our private dining room, on the bocce lawn or throughout the entire restaurant, please click on the link below.

  • Private Dining Available
  • Custom Menus Available
  • Full Wedding Venue

Empire State South Private Dining Room
Up to 26-30 guests
A completely private space separated from the main dining room by a large, wooden sliding door. Can seat 26 guests at one large farm table, or 30 guests at 3 smaller farm tables. This space is ideal for many types of events including wedding parties, corporate dinners, baby showers etc. Presentation materials such as microphones and projector screens, as well as personal decorations are all permitted. This space is perfect for guests who wish to organize a completely private dinner with an experience catered personally to the group.

Empire State South Bocce Court
Up to 200 guests
A versatile outdoor space where the possibilities are seemingly endless. A large bocce court creates the centerpiece for patio seating. Two large farm tables, 12 smaller patio tables and 6 adirondack chairs can seat up to 70 guests with ease. The size of the space can accomodate 200+ guests for more casual, cocktailing events where guests may stand freely. The bocce court is available for event receptions, full event buyouts, corporate parties, weddings, happy hour events etc. This space is ideal for guests who wish to organize an outdoor event in an open and inviting midtown location.

Empire State South Partial Restaurant Buyout
Up to 75 guests
A partial restaurant buyout is an easy way for parties of more than 30 guests to still have a private event separated from the rest of the restaurant. This buyout utilizes both the private dining room and the main dining room, separating this space from the bar area using a reclaimed and painted wooden door. Presentation materials such as projection screens and microphones are welcome, as well as personal decorations for the space. This space is perfect for guests who wish to organize a completely private dinner with an experience catered personally to the group.

Empire State South Full Restaurant Buyout
Up to 165 guests
A full restaurant buyout is a complete buyout of the entire restaurant. Empire State South will be closed for regular service to host the event. This type of buyout is ideal for very large groups that would like a very specialized experience, including weddings, corporate parties, release parties etc. Presentation materials such as projection screens and microphones are wecome, as well as personal decorations. This is a very versatile buyout and there are many possibilities available to guests – just discuss what ideas you have with our events coordinator and we will be very willing to work with you.