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Essensia at the Palms Hotel & Spa

Global, International, Organic, American


Maximum Capacity: 200

Global, International, Organic, American


Maximum Capacity: 200

Featuring earthy elegance, natural gourmet cuisine and laid-back sophistication, with a variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces surrounded by lush tropical gardens, Essensia Restaurant & Bar can cater to private celebrations of many types – no matter if you are looking to host an intimate family dinner for 12 or a festive company dinner of 60. Restaurant menus apply to groups up to 22, with prix-fixe menus over 10 persons, whereas our catering department handles up to 60 diners/100 reception with group catering menus in the Essensia function areas. Two elegant ballrooms as well as additional al-fresco dining areas such as our relaxed Veranda Terrace, the tropical South Lawn or Grand Tiki are available for events up to 200 guests.

Private Dining Options

Essensia Restaurant Terrace

60 Standing | 60 Seated

Our covered terrace is the ideal area for al-fresco breakfasts or brunches, cocktail receptions or casual dinner functions. The Caribbean-style covered terrace can seat a group of up to 24, with a total capacity of 60 diners.

Essensia Pool Terrace

100 Standing | 60 Seated

Close to the pool and in the midst of our tropical gardens, the umbrella-screened restaurant pool terrace can seat groups up to 60, with a maximum of 22 at one table.

Bar & Lounge Terrace

60 Standing | 34 Seated

Adjacent to the Essensia Bar, the covered Lounge Terrace has 34 seats and is available for private events up to 60.

Essensia Dining Room

0 Standing | 48 Seated

Reminiscent of ‘Old Florida’ with biophilic design and earthy elegance, the intimate dining room can host a group up to 12 persons at one table, and a total of 48 diners

Contact the restaurant

Please fill in your information below and Catering@thepalmshotel.com will contact you as soon as possible to book your event. If you’d prefer to talk now, please call us at (305) 908-5416

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