"One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers", Nicholas splits his time between Australia and Paris. His photos have appeared in Harpers Bazaar, the New York Times and

Nicholas is the publisher of the School of Wedding Photography, a popular blog teaching wedding photographers around the world.

Delmonico's Restaurant Wedding: New York: USA

Delmonico's Restaurant Wedding: New York: USA

Delmonico's Restaurant Wedding: New York: USA

New York Wedding Blog: Wedding Venues

Opened in 1837, Delmonico's has long led the culinary scene in America. It was the first to have printed menus, admit women without a male companion and issue the first cookbook. Mark Twain and a dozen American presidents have dined here. You should too. 

Tell us about your venue. How long have you been holding weddings and how many weddings do you hold per year? 

As we are the oldest fine dining restaurant in the country, we have been hosting weddings for over 180 years! 

Why should a couple consider your venue over other venues?

We are an iconic location that caters to the couple seeking a classic “New York” experience. Our legacy is unparalleled and we offer cuisine that rivals our legendary history.

What’s the first thing brides usually ask when they come and see you?

Usually couples ask about our seating capacity and layout.

What size functions can you hold/host? 

150 guests for a seated event in one room. For a less traditional format we can accommodate up to 600. We have several private rooms that can host weddings from 10-600. 

Can couples bring in their own caterer? What about alcohol?

We allow Kosher catering only and no outside alcohol. 

Can the ceremony be held at your venue?


Are the couple free to decorate as they like?


Could you give our readers some indication of the range of prices for hiring your venue?

$150-$500.00 per person depending on the season. 

How early do couples need to book you?

We suggest as early as possible so we can ensure you have the date you desire.

What time at night can weddings stay at your venue?

We have no restrictions but overtime charges may be incurred.

Do you offer accommodation options?

Not on site, but we have partnership with several area hotels.

What other (if any) wedding services do you offer?

We can offer referrals for entertainment, floral, rentals, wedding cakes, etc.

How can people get in contact with you?

You may phone or email at or 212-509-9464

Photos of Delmonico's Restaurant

About Nicholas

nicholas purcell studio

"One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers". I've been been a professional wedding photographer for 15 years. My work has appeared in Harpers Bazaar UK, the New York Times, Style Me Pretty and In 2015 Style Me Pretty interviewed me, in 2016 Complete Wedding Magazine called me "One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers".


All photos supplied by Delmonico's Restaurant

Venue Details


Website: Delmonico's Restaurant

Telephone: +1 212-509-9464

Address: 56 Beaver St, New York, NY 10004

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