Reception 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

La Forêt is a place that embarks a sense of ingenuity and exception. Its quiet location in the foothills of the San Jose New Almaden Valley and old-fashioned charm make it the ideal reception venue. Create unforgettable memories for you and your guests.

La Forêt come highly recommended as a top reception venue in the outskirts of San Jose and is fully committed to bringing you the most specialized and highest class of exquisite service. This is included fully for a wide range of events that we cater for, including wedding receptions, birthday parties, anniversary events, engagements, christenings, bar and bat mitzvahs, corporate parties, conferences, product launches, school formals and much more.

The professionalism of our friendly and well-trained team complements the bespoke charm of the historic venue in a way that will ensure your special occasion will be satisfying as well as highly enjoyable. We do our best to meet any and all of your requests and seek to provide efficient and friendly service to all our guests. From custom-made, fixed-price menu options and tastings to a variety of seating arrangements and layout options – at La Forêt, we’ll go the extra mile to make your special day as special as can be!

Our Reception Venue

A picturesque and convenient location in the Northern California countryside alongside world class services create “magic” in your wedding! La Forêt’s quaint traditional style of its historic building and stylish interior creates a truly inspiring reception venue for rent. Fine bone china, quality linens and red roses on the tables take you back to a different time in the French countryside. The views of the majestic oaks at the sun setting over the wedding chapel give a feeling of warmth and serenity.

La Forêt elegantly combines breathtaking surroundings, wonderful food and service, as well as a large and flexible capacity. This is all to provide you a clear and perfect choice of a reception venue for your occasion. Whether you want a day, evening, outdoor or indoor wedding – we can capture the dreams of all couples and turn them into reality!



At La Forêt while selecting the catering menu we only provide the best and the freshest seasonal produce to create both traditional and contemporary French and Continental dishes. We can also customize any menus by selecting out of our selection choices or can create individual menus that can suit your special occasion to suite your budget.

We can accommodate a variety of requests, themes and menu requirements. Please read through our Event Policy before you make any bookings:

  • Daytime weddings require a one-time, non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of $1000.
  • Daytime weddings can be held in the timeframe of 9:30 am to 4:30 PM
  • Evening weddings require a one-time, non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of $2000.
  • Deposits are applied towards the final bill.
  • Custom tastings, menu preparations and fixed-price options are available upon request and can be discussed during your visit at La Forêt.
  • 90% of payment is due three weeks prior to reception with the balance to be paid immediately after reception.
  • A guarantee of Max & Minimum number of people
  • A guarantee of Minimum dollar amount
  • Minimum charge of guaranteed attendance is 95%
  • The total is taxed at 8.75%, with a 18% service charge applied to the total
  • Music is permitted on premises until 11 PM
  • The venue is not responsible for lost or stolen items
  • A corkage fee of $30 for each 750ml applies

Contact our team to start discussing your wedding arrangements on 408-997-3458.

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Our Venue Services:

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.