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R2L’s Venue for Engagement Parties: Top-Tier Cuisine in an Intimate Cityview Setting

Philadelphia’s favorite venue for engagement parties turns your vision for a beloved and intimate private dinner with friends and family into a cherished reality:

“The food was excellent, the staff was more than helpful and the room and views blew everyone away. This process was so much easier than I thought and I will be happy to tell anyone about R2L!”

– Athena and Thomas, Wedding ceremony & reception

Venue for Engagement PartiesRecently, R2L’s critically acclaimed kitchen unveiled its new Spring/Summer menu for a private dinner. Highlights include:

First Courses:

  • Lobster Consommé w/ lobster and shrimp tortellini, peas + saffron oil
  • Tuna Sashimi w/ curry, lime, soy + sesame

A La Carte Main Courses:

  • 18 Oz. Breakaway Farms Pork Chop w/ South Philly romesco sauce
  • Petit Filet of Beef & Braised Short Rib w/ cabernet jus
  • Scottish Salmon Filet w/ red wine reduction

Composed Main Courses:

  • Roasted Chicken Breast w/ local fingerlings,  broccolini, summer truffle + pretzel sauce
  • Vegan Pea Tortellini w/ peas, maitake, radish, seseame + sake basil broth
  • Beef Duo w/ local fingerlings, seasonal mushroom, asparagus, truffle + soy sabayon

Family-Style Sides:

  • Kennebec + Idaho Potato Gratin
  • Broccoli, Garlic + Lightly Hot Peppers
  • Mac & Cheese

Our sommelier-selected wine and champagne list feature some notable varietals and can be paired with your selected dinner options.


Veuve Clicquot, Brut, Reims, France, 2008
Möet & Chandon, Grand Vintage Blanc, Épernay, Champagne, France, 2008
Veuve Clicquot, Vintage Rosé, Reims, France, 2008
Pierre Gimonnet & Fils, “Cuvée Gastronome 1er Cru, Blanc de Blancs,” Brut, Vertus, Champagne, France, 2008
Hubert Soreau, “Le Clos L’abbé” Brut 1er Cru, Épernay, France, 2007
R. Pouillon, Rosé de Saignee Brut 1er Cru, Mareuil-sur-Ay, Champagne, France, 2007
Saint-Chamant, “Millésime Brut,” Épernay, Champagne, France, 2002
Krug, Clos du Mesnil, Reims, Champagne, France, 1998

Contact Us

Call our event specialists today at 215.564.3585 to begin planning your engagement reception or private dinner at R2L’s venue for engagement parties.

We also provide planners with a list of preferred vendors for photography, videography, floral arrangements, and more. Our digital brochure provides you everything you need in one place: our private dining menus, reception menus, event space details, photos of our amazing views, and our preferred vendors. We look forward to speaking with you.

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