La Residence

La Residence

A Chapel Hill Favorite French Restaurant with a Spacious Covered Event Patio


La Residence is not only favorite French restaurant in Chapel Hill, but also a fantastic wedding venue. This lovely restaurant provides a charming and intimate wedding venue in downtown Chapel Hill. Ample parking is available in the Town Lot right across the street from La Residence. The venue is conveniently located within walking distance of several downtown ceremony sites and hotels. Plus, the food is exquisite! 

Serving the Triangle since 1976, La Residence Restaurant and Bar Café located just one block from UNC’s campus. No wonder, it’s a fan favorite for UNC students. You may have danced the night away at this spacious open air patio on a night out in Chapel Hill. Or, you may have had a fine dining experience there. Now, we invite you to consider it for your wedding!

La Residence – A Chapel Hill Wedding Venue and French Restaurant

The Chapel Hill restaurant venue features warm indoor dining rooms, including a fireplace providing elegant ambiance and an artistic copper-topped bar. Choose from options including a variety of wines and liquors plus beers on tap. La Residence offers space for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, after-parties, engagement parties and more. This charming setting is perfect for events large or intimate.

The owner of this Chapel Hill venue, Frances Gualtieri, maintains an on-site herb and flower garden and styles all of the in-house flowers at La Residence. Her specialty is crafting florals to fit the unique space for your wedding or event.

Chapel Hill Event Venue and Restaurant with Lush Covered, Heated Patio

Couples who want to share a wedding ceremony or receptions for a couple hundred or fewer guests will adore this beautiful, intimate Chapel Hill venue. Also, they’ll understand the importance of a good meal to share with their guests. La Residence is a gem of a venue that offers an outstanding menu with options that will appeal to any couple or guest. Consider the outdoor patio with a large open space for your plated dinner, rehearsal dinner, reception or brunch.


Outside Patio of La Residence

Venue Features

Downtown Locations, Outdoor Space On-Site, Restaurants, Rehearsal Dinners, On-Site Catering
Guest Count
Less than 100, 100-200, Over 200

Contact Information

Chapel Hill