Dinner Venue for Rent – San Jose

  • dining tables, dining chairs
  • stemware, flatware & china
  • standard white linens
  • wait-staff, and bartenders
  • Full Service Bar & Lounge
  • Dance Floor
  • Private Parking lot
  • 120 guests indoors
  • Private dining rooms available
  • (408) 997-3458

About La Forêt

La Forêtis one of San Jose’s culinary gems available as a dinner venue for rent. The restaurant sits in a historic building nestled in the beautiful New Almaden valley next to a romantic forested creekside spot. Preserved and furbished to a high standard, the intimate French eatery boasts a beautiful and sophisticated interior and floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the manicured private garden and lawn.

This wonderful 1848 building is the ideal place to host your meeting or event, and can be booked as a dinner venue for rent. Our highly professional and attentive staff work with guests closely to suggest and design individual locally sourced menus to satisfy every discerning palate. Experience an “old-fashioned” French menu re-imagined with a modern twist to introduce guests to high-elevation dining. In addition to classic entrees, prime rib, and the restaurant’s signature cheesecake, the menu has been expanded to include a long list of Italian entrees and continental specials.

About Our Dinner Venue for Rent

In a peaceful spot in the heart of the New Almaden Valley, LaForêt offers the perfect blend of modern versatility and historical charm. Available as a dinner venue for rent, the charming French eatery sits ina warm converted boarding house, which can accommodate up to 130 guests. Several varied interconnecting rooms offer character and flexibility, making it a great choice for all kinds of events. The venue is approached through a private parking and is surrounded by a garden and large loan, which overlooks a natural creek. Every detail helps you create a fantastic impression on your guests. Booking La Forêtas a dinner venue for rentis steeped in history, memories and character offering a truly unique event space.

The perfect corporate meeting, event and dinner venue for rent sits in the heart of San Jose! La Forêt offers flexible, stylish space over one floor, ideal for any occasion. We have a suite of several private spaces. Full Service Bar and Lounge, Private Garden and Lawn, Hardwood Dance Floor and Classic Restaurant Hall. Maximum capacity for the venue is 130 with a guarantee for the number of guests attending. All rooms have natural daylight, beautiful décor and access to the garden. We can cater for weddings, conferences, meetings and private dining with deposits being non-refundable and non-transferable to another day, time, or person.



We have successfully hosted a variety of events in San Jose, including:

  • private and corporate parties
  • wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners
  • bar and bat mitzvahs
  • book launches
  • not-for-profit luncheons
  • conferences
  • theme and seasonal celebrations
  • engagement parties
  • graduation parties
  • outdoor events

An inspired choice for private celebrations, corporate hospitality and every kind of event, LaForêtmakes special occasions, superbly special. Contact us at 408-997-3458 to discuss booking availability.

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La Forêt regularly hosts parties and events for people and organizations from around the South Bay Area including, Gilroy, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Willow Glen, Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Los Altos, Cupertino, Santa Clara. As one of San Jose’s top event venues, we match exceptional service to an intimate setting and take great pride in our attention to the finest details to help bring your vision to life.