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  • a dining room table

    Middleburg Room

    The Middleburg Room is a fully-private space located on the third level of the restaurant. The room comfortably seats up to 56 people at round tables or up to 24 people at one large conference-style table. With a bar built into the room, this space is ideal for a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner. Architectural features of the room include a ceiling sheathed in barn siding from the New England countryside dating back to the 1800s, and massive beams from a post-and-beam home in Vermont.

    Capacity: Up to 48 people seated | Up to 75 people standing

  • Wickets Dining Room at 1789 Restaurant in Georgetown

    Wickets Room

    Wickets is decorated in oak paneling with a pickled finish, and on the walls hang 19th century caricatures of English nobles, clergy, generals, ladies, and dandies. In the center of the Wickets dining room hangs a three-tiered black metal chandelier with individual lamps and silk shades. The Wickets Room is located on the second floor of the restaurant and is completely private.

    Capacity: Up to 18 people seated | Up to 30 people standing

  • a room filled with furniture and a fire place

    John Carroll Room

    The John Carroll Room captures the city's history with Currier & Ives prints from George Washington’s days as President, paintings and prints of Georgetown University, and early maps of the city. Beautiful antique furniture, silver and wooden early-American relics, and an elegant fireplace complete the setting. Although the restaurant is not open during the day, we do open for private brunches, luncheons, and daytime receptions using the John Carroll Room, which can seat up to 60 people or stand up to 90 people. Table configurations vary widely in the John Carroll Room. The John Carroll Room is not available for evening events.  

    Capacity: Up to 40-50 seated | Up to 75 standing

  • Bar


    1789 Restaurant’s contemporary bar room provides a welcoming lounge atmosphere with a large mahogany bar and tufted leather seating. The space is divided into the Upper Fitzgerald’s Room, decorated with football portraits by Washington, D.C. artist Garnet Jex, and the Lower Fitzgerald’s Room, complete with abstract paintings by Nantucket artist David Lazarus. The Lower Fitzgerald’s Room can be rented alone, or Fitzgerald’s can be reserved for a partial or full buyout.

    This new cocktail centric bar and restaurant opened late June 2021 in the former fabled F. Scott’s space. The menu is curated by Chef Adam Howard and his kitchen team plus Wine & Beverage Manager Brian Zipin, serves elevated bistro dishes. Enjoy both classic and inventive cocktails and 10 rotating Japanese whiskies at the 12-seat bar. Additionally, the wine list features some of the globe’s finest vineyards and cult favorites.

    Capacity: Up to 100-125 people standing

  • Lower Fitzgerald's

    Lower Fitzgerald's

    The is a semi-private dining space down a short flight of stairs in Fitzgerald's. The table configurations vary in this room. The space comfortably seats up to 16 guests at one table or 22 guests at multiple tables. The room can also be reserved for semi-private cocktail receptions standing up to 30 people.

    Capacity: Up to 20 people seated | Up to 30 people standing

  • Upper Fitzgeralds

    Upper Fitzgerald's

    Upper Fitzgerald's can be reserved for semi-private receptions of up to 70 people. With a portion of the bar and Upper Fitzgerald's set aside for the group, there is ample space to pass and display hors d’oeuvres.

    Capacity: Up to 75 people standing with limited lounge seating