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Your Guide to a Corporate Happy Hour in D.C.

Take your happy hour to new heights in the heart of Dupont Circle. Our neighborhood is a lively and revitalizing hub and home to our own urban oasis, The St. Gregory Hotel. Whether you’re seeking to host a corporate happy hour event in Dupont Circle or need a space to gather for after-work drinks in D.C., we have the perfect recommendation for your happy hour, offering just the right balance between work and celebration at Ellington Park Bistro.


Discover Happy Hour at Ellington Park Bistro

No need to stray far from your accommodations at The St. Gregory Hotel for your happy hour near Dupont Circle. At our on-site restaurant, Ellington Park Bistro, we offer the perfect space for an after-work toast, with an edge of French flair and a design-driven setting. Sophisticated and chic, Ellington Park Bistro has intimate spaces that can accommodate parties of all sizes, including the Living Room, Club Room, and Bistro Bar.

Whether you’re gathering to celebrate your team, want to mark a milestone, or need a space for your Dupont Circle networking event, Ellington Park Bistro offers customized menus and specialty cocktails for a personalized touch. As you and your team bond over craft drinks, fuel your team’s appetite with innovative French cuisine, reminiscent of a Parisian bistro.

For those looking for the best happy hour deals in D.C., Ellington Park Bistro offers daily happy hour specials from 4 to 6 p.m., featuring $6 beers, $9 wines, $12 cocktails, light bite specials, and an extra special 30% off bottles of wine on Sundays. No matter what day of the week it is, our on-site restaurant provides the perfect blend of charm and creativity for a relaxing toast or happy hour networking in D.C.


Elevate Your After-Work Plans

After a day of meetings, gather your colleagues and retreat to Ellington Park Bistro for a unique dining experience. Join our expert culinary team as they lead you through a tasting menu filled with diverse flavors, each dish masterfully crafted to make your casual meet-ups feel both exclusive and warmly personal. 

Beyond indulging in our Chef Tasting Menu, join Ellington Park Bistro for weekly events. On Oysters and Martinis Mondays, treat your team to a sumptuous pairing of chef-selected oysters with a smooth gin or vodka martini. Consider the caviar add-on for an extra splash of sophistication. For a twist on team bonding, join us for our new Wine Not? Wednesdays. Experience interactive wine flights and themed culinary events, frequently graced with surprise guests from the wine world, adding an extra layer of intrigue to your week. 


Host Memorable Events

At Ellington Park Bistro, our corporate event venues serve as the ideal backdrop for any professional function in D.C. For corporate happy hours, our intimate venues are well-suited for enhancing team dynamics, fostering collaboration, and honoring significant achievements within an inviting atmosphere. To toast to a major accomplishment, our private dining spaces can accommodate 50 seated or 90 standing guests — fitting for a classy cocktail party. For larger functions, our lobby offers a spacious setting with a warm two-sided fireplace, plush seating, and chic decor to make every occasion feel special.


Relaxation for All

Whether you’re looking to meet for Dupont Circle happy hour drinks or need a sophisticated space for your corporate networking event, we can’t wait to be your host at The St. Gregory Hotel. As you immerse yourself in our nation’s capital, redefine what your corporate happy hour looks like at locales like Ellington Park Bistro, followed by a restful night’s sleep in one of our luxe accommodations. We’re pleased to offer corporate happy hour and bar packages upon request; simply contact our Sales and Events Department. Your toast to corporate relaxation awaits, at one of the top happy hour spots in Dupont Circle.

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