Meeting Food & Beverage - Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

food & beverage


Creative and inspired, banquets have never been so flavorful—or presented with such artful flair—whether you’re savoring the finest Gulf coast seafood or the freshest salads sourced from local growers.


From a Louisiana Cajun Buffet to South of the Border to an out-of-this-world Tailgate theme, we’ll work with you to develop a theme that’s sure to engage your meeting participants.


From private gatherings to glamorous galas, we know how to create a memorable special event, from elegant anniversaries to fabulous weddings to joyous family reunions.

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Play in the best live music jazz club in New Orleans, Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse, 7 nights a week. Grammy and Billboard award winning jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield showcases New Orleans' greatest jazz talent and your favorite cocktails and appetizers are presented in this luxurious, smoke-free venue. Shows begin at 8PM, bar opens at 4PM


Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto present their imaginative reinterpretations of classic Creole and Cajun cuisine in a spectacular setting that blends antique architectural details of grand French Quarter homes with contemporary accents. Choose from five historically designed dining rooms that can be booked for private functions.


A full service cafe located on our lobby level serving light breakfast fare as well as lunch and dinner soups, salads and panini sandwiches daily from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. In addition to an extensive array of hot and cold coffee drinks brewed with New Orleanians' favorite locally roasted coffee, PJ's serves an assortment of specialty soda, water, beer and wine.


From the quintessential New Orleans ‘characters’ who shuck the famous chargrilled, on the half shell and more—to an extensive new menu that includes classics like the famous “Creole Trio”—jambalaya, red beans and rice, and gumbo—Desire Oyster Bar is the perfect setting to enjoy a great meal in the center of all the action of the French Quarter.