Special Event 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, San Jose sets the scene for the ultimate celebration! When choosing your perfect special event venue, there’s a number of things to consider, from production and catering to impressive views, wow factor backdrops and guest capacity. This lovely 1848 converted boarding house provides the perfect setting for sensational celebrations, as well as private parties, anniversaries, weddings and birthdays.

Nestled in the picturesque valley of New Almaden, La Forêt introduces guests to a sublime experience of French cuisine, impeccable service and a quaint romantic setting. Beloved by locals and tourists alike, its old-fashioned charm has made the restaurant a favorite special event venue for all types of celebrations. The spacious and versatile restaurant boasts several spaces that can accommodate comfortably up to 130 persons. A full service Bar and Lounge, Dining Hall, Private Garden and Lawn overlooking a forested creekspot can be hired together or in different layout combinations to suit your requirements.

About Our Special Event Venue

Our fully-trained and attentive staff will work tirelessly to create the atmosphere you want and make your event all the more special. The old-fashioned allure of the 1848 building is complemented by the original fixtures and modern furnishings to create an ambiance of comfort and high-end dining. Together with the prime location in the heart of San Jose, La Forêt becomes the perfect special event venue for parties, gatherings and celebrations. We are happy to serveall types of corporate parties, with festive designs and party packages with custom-made, tasting, or fixed-price menus.

Set in the middle of New Almaden Valley, La Forêt is the ideal special event venue for your next celebration, offering flexible space and first class service. Flooded with natural light and with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside, the French eatery is the perfect retreat for both corporate and private events.

Situated in a historically significant building from the 19th century, the award winning special eventvenue is within close reach of San Jose with ample free parking.La Forêt can cater to different needs with its flexible layout arrangements and beautiful outdoor grounds. Whether you are looking to hold your next product launch, create a team building day or host a private party, we have the facilities and expertise to create a memorable event in the picturesque countryside.


Our specialevent venueisflooded with natural light and offer a variety of layout options to host your:

  • celebrations
  • wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners
  • private and corporate parties
  • engagement parties
  • book launches
  • not-for-profit luncheons
  • graduation parties
  • special events

We pride ourselves on our friendly, flexible and professional approach. Call us today at 408-997-3458 to inquire.

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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.