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Party Room Policies

Thank you for choosing Forbidden City Bistro for your private dining event!

It is our goal to provide our guests with an excellent dining experience and we appreciate

you giving us the opportunity to do so.


Private Dining Policies

- All party room reservations require a deposit, signed contract and confirmation of receipt and availability.

- 25% of the food and beverage minimum is required as a deposit to secure the reservation. We do not hold private rooms without the deposit and signed contract.

- Custom menu selections must be submitted three days prior to the event. Menu selections submitted after three days are subject to availability.

- Final number of guests must be specified three days prior to the event. The final bill will not be less than the number of guests confirmed.

- Events scheduled within a time limit are allotted 2.5 hours; events that exceed the allotted time period will be charged overtime fees at $125 per 15 minutes.

- If food or services specified cannot be furnished, at Forbidden City Bistro's discretion, other food and services may be substituted at prices ordinarily charged for them, but not in excess of the agreed upon price.

- No food or alcoholic beverages, including wine, may be brought into the restaurant from outside sources.

- The food and beverage minimum will include all food and beverages consumed on the premises.

- If the party does not meet the food and beverage minimum, the difference will be added to the final check as a room charge.

- The minimum Food and beverage for each room is as follows;

  8 person room $700 (dinner), $400 (lunch)

  16 person room $1,100 (dinner), $600 (lunch)

  50 person room $2,000 (dinner), $1,200 (lunch)

- The food and beverage minimum is not inclusive of the 6.35% Connecticut state sales tax and 20% service charge.

- Final payment of any remaining balance, including the 6.35% Connecticut state sales tax and a 20% service charge is due upon completion of the event.

- The deposit will be applied to the final bill at the conclusion of the event.

- Cancellation of an event with less than 30 days notice will result in loss of deposit.

- Cancellation of an event with less than 48 hours notice are subject to full payment.

- Forbidden City Bistro is not responsible for loss or damage to any property brought into or left in the premises by you or your guests.

- This agreement is void if it cannot be performed due to circumstances beyond Forbidden City Bistro's control.


If you have any questions or special requests, our private dining coordinator will be happy to assist you.