Savoring the Moment: R2L’s Beautiful and Custom Space for Private Parties

Don’t settle for just any gathering place during the DNC. At R2L, we have the space for private parties that will leave a lasting impression.

Centrally located in the bustling heart of Center City Philadelphia, R2L is the culinary destination for those who want an authentic dining experience high above the historic city during the Democratic National Convention this summer.

After the day’s politically-charged and exhilarating events, unwind within a sensual art-deco ambiance heightened by exquisite culinary offerings and a dynamic cocktail menu. Immerse yourself in unforgettable views of historic Philadelphia at sunset high above the city on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place. Get to know William Penn’s statue from a vantage point unlike any other.

Chef Daniel Stern’s R2L is truly a modern gem with a devoted culinary ambition of capturing the spirit of American cuisine in every dish. Paired with views that will shape a fondness for Philadelphia in any visitor, R2L provides a first-class dining experience with a beautiful space for private parties

A Remarkable Space for Private Parties

space for private partiesWe understand and strive to exceed your expectations for an unforgettable evening in Philadelphia. With the hectic weekend of the DNC on the horizon, allow R2L to guide you towards one less worry: where to enjoy a delectable dinner with distinguished guests in a remarkable space for private parties and events.

The ingenuity of R2L’s space for private parties will affirm your good judgement in choosing us and will impress your guests with multiple rooms that can be configured to meet capacities of 300+. With stunning views at every turn, one will find themselves in between the extravagance of the evening, the succulent fare, and the beautiful expanse of the city at sunset.

You can arrange and customize three board rooms and a large banquet room to your particular needs with slide-away walls that invite larger gatherings. We offer private dining packages as well as a traditional à la carte arrangementwhichever best suits your desired dining experience. We’re also happy to work closely with you on a custom menu just for the evening. Below, we’ll detail R2L’s beautiful spaces for private parties.

  • The Pinnacle Room is arranged in circular tables with a 64-guest capacity and possesses breathtaking views of South Philadelphia all ensconced within a relaxed, fine-dining atmosphere. The Pinnacle Room is perfect for cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners, and large gatherings for business or for pleasure.
  • The William Penn Room is a visitor’s treat with a striking southeastern view of Philadelphia’s historic bridges, the Delaware River, and William Penn’s statue which offers an unrivaled beauty at sunset for up to 22 guests. Combined with the adjacent board room, The William Penn Room can accommodate up to 36 guests.
  • Both board rooms are ideal if you have a business or corporate need. For a small meeting that is A/V capable and has a plasma television with room for the elite 10-16 guests in your inner circle, a board room is perfect. A combination of a board room and The William Penn Room, for instance, can really add value when you have more than just a few guests to entertain.

At R2L, we want you to make your private event truly unique and truly your own. We’re happy to exceed your expectations behind the scenes while you take credit for a successful and memorable evening. First-class service, savory offerings, and an extensive wine and cocktail list is the essence of what R2L strives for and can be at your fingertips now.

To inquire about a private party reach out to us at 215.564.5337 or learn more about hosting your party at R2L. We’re conveniently located five blocks from the Convention Center and are available to speak with you at any time about bringing your dining experience to life!

An Event Planner’s Dream: R2L’s Soars Above Other Venues in Philadelphia

There are many venues in Philadelphia to choose from but only one clear and distinguished event planning favorite: R2L.

As an event planner, you pride yourself on crafting the perfect evening for your distinguished visitors. At R2L, we appreciate and value the same eye for detail, emphasis on the greatest guest experience, and the buzz generated when everything exceeds expectations.

venues-in-philadelphiaLocated in the heart of Center City Philadelphia on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place, R2L entices with an art-deco design that recalls a bygone era of swank and class. Tiger-striped booths arranged in crescent moons and beautiful polished wood grain tables contribute to a divine atmosphere of sensuality.

R2L is truly among the best venues in Philadelphia for event planners. We work closely with you to design a custom fine-dining menu, arrange our multiple rooms to suit your unique needs, and attend to every nuance and expectation of your guests.

R2L is Unique Among Venues in Philadelphia

You can arrange and customize three board rooms and a large banquet room to your particular needs with slide-away walls that invite larger gatherings of 300+. Other fine dining venues in Philadelphia lack such capacity and don’t have the amazing views that R2L is unique in offering. Here’s why R2L is an ingenious and remarkable venue in Philadelphia.

  • The Pinnacle Room is arranged in circular tables with a 64-guest capacity and summons breathtaking views of South Philadelphia all within a relaxed, fine-dining atmosphere. The Pinnacle Room is perfect for cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners, and large gatherings for business or for pleasure.
  • The William Penn Room is the favorite among event planners with a striking southeastern view of Philadelphia’s historic bridges, the Delaware River, and William Penn’s statue which offers an unequaled loveliness at dusk for up to 22 guests. Combined with the adjacent board room, The William Penn Room can accommodate up to 36 guests.
  • The board rooms are ideal if you have a business or corporate need. For a small meeting that is A/V capable and has a plasma television with room for the elite 10-16 guests in your inner circle, a board room is perfect. A combination of a board room and The William Penn Room, for instance, can really add value when you have more than just a few guests to entertain.

R2L is well-known in Philadelphia for its distinctive and sophisticated fare. Chef Daniel Stern consistently pushes the boundaries of the American palate with delectable offerings such as lobster with saffron glaze, classic baked potatoes, and grilled vegetable relish or a dry-aged 20 oz. ribeye accompanied by steak fries, maitake mushrooms, black garlic, and béarnaise.

Paired with a progressive and dynamic cocktail menu with classic American staples, R2L transports you to another time and puts you face-to-face with historic Philadelphia at every window. There is really no other venue in Philadelphia quite like this.

For reservations, find R2L on the Reserve app or Open Table. For private party inquiries reach out to us at 215.564.5337 or find out more about planning your unique dining event at R2L. We look forward to hearing from you and exceeding your expectations.

Come and savor the moment with R2L.

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R2L is Philadelphia: Why The Culinary Art-Deco Destination is the Official Private Party Venue for the DNC

The DNC is being held in historic Philadelphia this summer; make sure your private party venue offers a culinary experience every bit as historic. This is why R2L is Philadelphia.

Private Party VenuePhiladelphia is rich with history. As the Democratic National Convention descends upon the city in late July, citizens will revel in the spirit of passion, dedication to craft, and adherence to simple principles that cemented our founding fathers into the memoir of history.

Perched atop Philadelphia on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place in Center City, Chef Daniel Stern’s R2L is carving out of its own culinary ambitions a restaurant that is uniquely Philadelphianrefined but not pretentious, innovative while still preserving the palate of classic Americana. The essence that drives R2L is the manifestation of the simple human desire to have a great meal amongst friends in a pleasant atmosphere.

With endless dramatic views that put you face-to-face with the history of Philadelphia, R2L is truly a rare and historic dining event. It’s not simply a private party venue, but a true culinary destination. With an emphasis on elegant service, delightfully unanticipated interpretations of American cuisine, and a view that astoundsis there any other place to dine this summer?

Exquisite Views, Delectable Cuisine, A Private Party Venue to Cherish

  • “The Immersive Scene”
    From the time you step off the elevator and into the atrium wheresleekly displayed in chrome under a bubble chandelier, the words ‘R2L Restaurant | Lounge’ emit the swank and titillation of what’s to comeyou find yourself brimming with anticipation.The art-deco design is a centerpiece unto itself. As you move around the perimeter of the main dining room, the striking tiger-stripe and leather upholstered booths situated in crescent rounds along the windows recall the prestige of a by-gone era. Polished wood-grain tables and low, sensual lighting combined with a progressive cocktail and spirit list make R2L a private party venue in which Don Draper, Jay Gatsby, or Frank Sinatra would feel marvelously at home.
  • “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” James Beard
    R2L is well-known in Philadelphia for its distinctive and sophisticated fare. Chef Daniel Stern consistently pushes the boundaries of the American palate with delectable offerings such as grilled rabbit loin with pumpkin cavatelli, leg ragout, and pumpkin marinara or a dry-aged 20 oz. ribeye accompanied by steak fries, maitake mushrooms, black garlic, and béarnaise.For large private events, R2L offers a reception menu with hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. Among the tantalizing tartares, ceviches, and risottos, guests can indulge in a selection of ‘Philly Flavors’ such as cheesesteak toasts and roast pork poppers.The cocktail menu is at once both charming and seductive. The classic staples remain: fear not the absence of a Manhattan or Negroni although R2L’s are delightfully contemporary versions. Take a risk and luxuriate in The Moroccan (Bombay Sapphire East, canton ginger liqueur, cardamom, and mint tea) as you stand at the window overlooking the avenues and rivers of Philadelphia.
  • “The Ultimate Private Party Venue for the DNC”
    R2L’s strength as the ultimate private party venue lies in its adjustable rooms placed just beyond the reach of the common dining area. With two exclusive board rooms and two spacious banquet spaces, event planners in Philadelphia during the convention will have no shortage of space for either intimate or bustling gatherings. R2L’s ingenuity is evident in the slide-away walls that can combine rooms for even more customization and layout choices for 200+ guests.

    The Pinnacle Room
    is arranged in circular tables with a 64-guest capacity and possesses amazing views of South Philadelphia all ensconced within a relaxed, fine-dining atmosphere of cream-colored linens, immaculate silverware, and attentive service.The William Penn Room is a visitor’s treat with an awe-inspiring southeastern view of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Delaware River, and William Penn statue which offers an unrivaled beauty at sunset for up to 22 guests. Combined with the adjacent board room, The William Penn Room can accommodate up to 36 guests.

    For those who have a corporate or business need, both board rooms are ideal for a small power-meeting with a plasma television and room for the elite 10-16 guests in your inner circle.

For reservations, find R2L on the Reserve app or Open Table. For private party inquiries reach out to us at 215.564.5337 or find out more about planning your unique dining event at R2L. We look forward to hearing from you and exceeding your expectations.

Savor the moment at R2L.

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