The Bristol




At the American restaurant located in Chicago’s Bucktown Neighborhood, The Bristol provides the space for you to make all your wedding visions into a reality. As a staple for the local dining crowd, the food will be the talk of the town at your reception. Handmade pasta, farm fresh produce, and delectable desserts are all yours on the big day, and the handmade cocktails and long list of wine and beer selections will be sure to satisfy every craving. The red brick interior with dark wooden paneling creates a sophisticated look to backdrop your dining experience and the private art gallery also adds an elegant touch to ensure a glamorous occasion for all. However you choose to celebrate your day, let The Bristol provide a stunning atmosphere to enhance your whole wedding experience.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 70 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 180 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $150 to rent the private 2nd floor and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The food and beverage minimum is $1,000 for Saturday, $1250 Sunday brunch, $1500 Sunday through Thursday evening, and $2500 for Friday and Saturday evening events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Bristol is estimated at between $26,741 and $32,971 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


Choose from List, Provided



Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:30PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti, etc.