Private Party Venue – 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

Grace, elegance and history make La Forêt, San Jose a perfect choice as your private party venue. La Foret regularly hosts parties, corporate and private 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.

We offer fine French dining in an old country setting. The historically significant building rests next to a quietly meandering stream in the verdant foothills of New Almaden. The entire dining area benefits from floor-to-ceiling windows to allow you to fully enjoy the quietly beautiful surroundings during your meal.

Our Private Party Venue

The historically-significant building dates back to 1848 and has a rich heritage of being the first two-story hotel in California and originally housing workers from the quicksilver mines. Now, guests can enjoy the seamless combination of historical tradition and modern luxury, ideal for both corporate and private events. A sophisticated exterior consists ofan intimate garden and perfectly manicured lawn next to a creek, which can be hired separately or in combination. The ideal choice for your private party venue, La Forêtin San Jose, offers a variety of booking options for your wedding, party, special occasion or corporate event.

With a wealth of experience in planning and holding a wide variety of events and parties, the friendly and professional staff at La Forêt, San Jose will turn every celebration into an experience for all senses. The romantic destination blends an old country setting with modern French and Continental dishes that delight the palate.

The Bar and Lounge, Garden and Lawn can be used as one large space or split into smaller areas as needed. A variety of layouts, seating and table arrangements means that we can cater to groups of 10 to 130 with individually designed packages to suit your requirements. Custom-made, Tasting, or Fixed-Price menus are available upon request on all occasions and our staff would be happy to accommodate any theme for your wedding, party, reception or event.


If you are in need of a large yet intimate private party venue in New Almaden, then look no further. La Forêt, San Jose is well versed in everything from product launches, private parties, corporate meetings, and festive celebrations to cocktail and canapé parties plus much much more.

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

Call us at 408-997-3458 and we can discuss why La Forêt is the go-to private party venue in the Almaden Valley for special occasions.

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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.