Looking for something unexpected or unconventional for your private event? Look no further. Historic, glamorous and authentic Chicago, The Bedford offers an unparalleled experience and venue, an undiscovered gem in the middle of Wicker Park. The edgy elegance of the former bank turned restaurant is a great backdrop for all of your event needs.
Hosting an event has never been easier than at The Bedford. Our director of sales will tailor the program to suit whatever your needs may be. Big or small, seated dinner or standing cocktail reception, The Bedford does it all with multiple rooms available for rental and availability for full buyouts. With our trained restaurant staff at your disposal, you can be assured your party will be managed with the utmost professionalism. Our highly acclaimed cuisine and specialty cocktails will be at your fingertips. The Bedford provides everything you need to create an unforgettable occasion.
The Bedford is available any night for private parties or special events. Entire venue buyouts are available. Go To Our Contact page for more info !
The Den is a specially-designed private event room with independent audio/visual capabilities. This versatile space accommodates up to 36 seated guests and up to 60 for a standing reception.
The space is ideal to host a variety of functions such as birthdays, wedding showers, engagement celebrations, corporate presentations and formal events. The room is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including high speed internet access, built-in Toshiba 55″ LCD HDTV for audio/visual programming, private bar, Martin audio sound system, and a built-in wall iPod dock allows guests to control the music.
The fireside dining room known as The Parlor seats up to 60 guests and hosts 80 for a standing reception. The Parlor offers privacy with views of the vault and main bar area while maintaining the energy and ambiance of the entire venue.
The Parlor can be combined with The Vault for a multi-room in depth Bedford experience.
Available for parties of up to 50 seated or standing guests, the copper clad bank vault at The Bedford is the only space of its kind in Chicago. The Vault is adorned with custom lounge furniture making the room ideal for cocktail and passed appetizer receptions.
The Bedford Closeout
For larger events, The Bedford can provide exclusive closeouts of the entire venue, accommodating 125 seated guests and allowing up to 300 people. Our experienced team will work closely with you to develop a personalized menu including quality seasonal food, wine, and spirits.