Policy Restaurant and Lounge

District of Columbia



Located in the heart of Washington DC's U Street Corridor, Policy Restaurant and Lounge is a purveyor of modern dining from cultures around the world. Policy Restaurant & Lounge offers unique spaces for your special wedding day. With space that easily accommodates small, intimate weddings or large, lavish weddings, the semi-private and private locations in both the restaurant and the lounge are perfect for celebrating. The versatility of the space provides the canvas for your personal vision, so your wedding will boast the exact style and atmosphere that you’ve been hoping for. Whether you want contemporary and sophisticated, or rustic and casual, this venue is the perfect location for any preference. The large chandeliers create a romantic atmosphere that fills the room with love. Your wedding at Policy Restaurant and Lounge will provide a distinctive and memorable experience that you and your loved ones will remember forever.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged. Please inquire with venue for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Policy Restaurant and Lounge is estimated at between $5,280 and $11,088 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking
Dance area

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM
Bubbles are permitted