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Our 1500 sq ft space is centrally located in the Mission/Casto neighborhood of San Francisco. We have hosted dozens of events, from wedding rehearsals to receptions, birthday parties to baby showers, from a media dinner for Jouer Cosmetics to an Instagram corporate gathering to national commercials for brands such as Visa, Uber and Jockey. It is one of the most beautiful café spaces in the city, with seating for 50 or standing room for 100 with rented cocktail tables and chairs. Our entire space is available for larger groups and catered affairs from 4 pm until 11 pm daily. Party set up can begin at 3 pm. Features: - 1300 sf bright open room in historical Edwardian building at street level with great natural light, two walls of large windows, French country accents, exposed brick, bench seating, café lights, antique bar area - Private back room with large farmhouse table thats seats 12 comfortably - One ADA bathroom - Large functional kitchen with space for catering - Quiet and private space with soundproofed ceilings and walls - Easy parking and load-in/out area with street parking - Reliable dedicated Wifi - Chairs and tables for 50 available. Additional rentals can be made through Abbey Party Rentals or any other rental company. - There will always be an on-site manager present in case you need any assistance throughout your booking. - Dishes and flatware can be provided with our in house catering. "The bakery and café is a classic iteration of Ascaso’s favorite European bakeries, offering old world details with a California attitude. Channeling the vibe of the original bakery on Chestnut Street, the new location has plenty of brass, tile, marble, and hardwood; formica tables and bentwood chairs round out the vision, which is overseen by dangling milk glass spheres. It’s all influenced by Ascaso’s love of classic French bakeries, with the helping hand of Chateau Sonoma, a French importer in Sonoma." -- EATERSF "With huge windows that let in cascades of light, gleaming marble, brass and tile fixtures, and a positively tempting pastry case, the elegant cafe is a très parfait spot to rendezvous." -- 7X7 Catering: Bakery owner can work with you personally to develop a custom menu from canapés and hors d'oeuvres or a full family-style meal. We are happy to work with outside caterers as well. $40.00 Bistro Board Buffet Style Menu* A buffet of our signature bistro board items, including our traditional French croques, rotisserie meats, roasted seasonal vegetables, salads, house baked breads, with platters of French pâtisseries for dessert. $60.00 Family Style Menu* We work with our guests to create a special seasonal family-style dinner, providing a printed menu on each guest’s plate with a personalized heading. HORS D'ŒUVRE (served buffet style in entry tables, choose 3 in advance for guests to share during arrival) CRAB CAKES fresh dungeness crab POMME FRITS harissa mayonnaise BOEUF CANAPÉ prime sirloin, arugula, horseradish crème on levain SAVOYARDE smoked duck breast, raclette cheese, broccoli on fingerling potatoes NORVÉGIEN smoked fish, caviar, dill, lemon on levain CR’Q MONSIEUR ham, gruyère, béchamel on pain de mie CR’Q FORESTIER mushrooms, gruyere, béchamel on pain de mie JAMBON VERT serrano ham with spanish green olive paste on pain de mie FROMAGE an assortment of local and French artisanal cheeses RACLETTE wheel buffet with toasted levain, smoked duck, broccolini, potatoes CHARCUTERIE, brioche toast FIRST COURSE (additional $10 pp, served family style, choose 2 in advance) JARDIN SALADE kale, green apple, cucumber, carrots, almonds, lemon NICOISE SALADE wild caught tuna, tomato, egg, potatoes, olives LYONNAISE frisée, lardon bacon, fried egg CHÈVRE roasted beets, carrots, goat cheese, orange, ginger CAPRESSE tomato, mozzarella, basil olive oil LE MARAIS QUICHES ham & vegetarian CR’Q MONSIEUR ham, gruyère, béchamel CR’Q FORESTIER mushrooms, gruyère, béchamel CR’Q POULET mary’s chicken, gruyère, béchamel CR’Q SALMON smoked salmon, gruyère, béchamel ENTRÉE (served family style, choose 3 in advance for the table to share) MOUTON rotisserie leg of lamb, mint gremolata POULET rotisserie mary’s free range chicken, harissa mustard sauce BŒUF rotisserie filet mignon, horseradish crème GRATINÉE spring vegetables SIDES (served family style, choose 3 in advance for the table to share) Creamy mascarpone polenta Roasted fingerling potatoes Spring vegetables Tomato, cucumber and mint panzanella Roasted beets, carrots, goat cheese, orange, ginger salad Dessert Pastry Case filled with a selection of seasonal Pâtisseries and Cookies To give away to each guest: Box with Pain Au Chocolat and Au Beurre Croissants (additional $8 pp) Beverage Service Wines are presented and poured by our bar and priced individually in advance of event. During the event if additional bottles, on draft Fort Point Beer or champagne cocktails are added, those items will be charged according to consumption. Wine substitutions in the same price range may be made. We offer the following selection of wines, champagne, champagne cocktails, beers, and water – VIN Sparkling Baron de Seillac, Brut Ugni Blanc, Provence, France $13/$39 White Domaine Auchere, Sancerre Blanc, 2014, Loire Valley, France $13/$42 Red Château Saint Aubin, Medoc, Bordeaux, France $13/$42 Rosé 2017 Domaine Vetriccie, Rosé, Corsica, France $13/$39 APERITIF Le Père Jules, Apple Cider, Normandy $30 Le Gout d'Autrefois, Rose Lime, Bordeaux $30 BIÈRE Seasonal Fort Point, San Francisco $6 COCKTAILS Mimosa, champagne, orange juice $10 Kir Royale, champagne, cassis berry $12 French Blonde, champagne, lillet blanc, white elderflower, grapefruit $12 Le Soixante-Quinze, champagne, lillet blanc, lemon $11 Carafe, select your cocktail $34 L’EAU Pellegrino sparkling water $4 Acqua Panna spring water $4 CAFÉ Drip Verve French Roast Coffee $3.5 50% deposit due 7 days prior to event. Balance will be processed onsite at the time of the event. *15% taxable buffet service charge, 4% taxable SF Mandates and 8.5% sales tax will be added to above amount. * Photos taken by Patricia Chang @pchangphoto For daytime events please visit our retail space located in the Lower Polk neighborhood of San Francisco with a similar aesthetic and feel through the Peerspace link below: https://www.peerspace.com/pages/listings/5c27c62057c7ab000cb4c610
OVERTIME Per Peerspace's policy, overtime will be billed in half-hour increments. The space must be vacated and all items brought into the space must be removed by the end time of your booking reservation, unless basement storage has been contracts prior to the event. Overtime will be billed in half-hour increments at a rate of 1.5 times our stated hourly rate. CLEANING / DAMAGES Cleaning fee is included in the hourly rate, although guests are expected to leave the space in the same condition as they found it in. Guests must respect the space and we ask/appreciate that guests tidy up after themselves. Guest must remove any equipment or rentals and debris you bring in, and you should factor this setup and teardown time in your booking hours. Please take great care of our space. No nails, screws, staples or penetrating items should be used on our walls. Any tape or gummed backing materials must be properly removed. Damages (walls, floors, furniture, etc) will be billed to the credit card on file with Peerspace. FURNITURE Please notify us in advance if you need to move furniture in the space to suit your event needs. The space may be delivered empty or with our shop tables and chairs if leased in advance. Chairs and tables for 30 available for additional rental fee. MISCELLANEOUS There is no smoking allowed in the space. No glitter or confetti can be used. Caterers must communicate all needs and requirements with us one week prior to the event. Please refer to Peerspace’s Terms and Conditions for all other rules.
Guests may cancel their Booking until 30 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 30 days and 7 days before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Cancellations submitted less than 7 days before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Faye H. booked an influencer event for 30 people
We had a wonderful event at Le Merais, the entire team were so helpful in the setup and breakdown, and ensured that we had our event run smoothly throughout. All of our guests had a great time and the space looked beautiful. Thank you!
Andrew M. booked an event for 45 people
Working with Joanna and Patrick was fantastic, and the space and catering were everything we could have wished for and more! Joanna went above and beyond both before our birthday celebration and on the night to make it just perfect.
Meredith S. booked an off-site for 20 people
We LOVED working with the owners/ hosts. They were great to collaborate ideas with and offer resources. The space was even more perfect than the images and the guests raved about the food. We hope to do another event there some time soon!