Location Spotlight: Blush
By Zohe Felici, Felici Events
Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, Blush Restaurant & Lounge provides a modern stylish decor with a warm, ambient indoor dining room and exquisite outdoor patio. The expansive outdoor patio boasts six elegant fireside seating areas, and is equipped with a full bar and cabana seating. The main dining room is adorned in warm ambient lighting, providing an elegant, contemporary and chic backdrop for your party.
Blush offers a wide variety of catering and beverage options, as it is equipped with both a full bar and a full service kitchen. It features seasonal Californian cuisine with inventive signature cocktails that truly highlight a classic dining experience at its finest.
Blush’s dynamic options in booking a private event, its easily accessible location and its ambiance are all a great bonus for hosting a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, engagement party or social gathering.
Pricing: Varies based on length of event and type of food/beverage provided
Capacity: Very flexible on capacity, can rent out various areas depending on the number of guests or the entire venue. Maximum capacity is 400, which includes the main restaurant and outside patio, otherwise 300 inside and 150 on the patio when rented separately. The brick room can be rented for smaller groups, which has a capacity of 40 for a seated dinner and 60 for a cocktail party.
Areas: Outdoor patio (equipped with full bar and cabana seating), main dining room, brick room.
Restrooms: On site.
Requirements: A non-refundable deposit which is 50% of the agreed upon total, and the final number of guests must be guaranteed 7 days prior to the event.
Time Allotments: Daytime events must end by 4:00 pm, evening events must end by 1:00 am.
Catering: Equipped to provide small appetizers, buffet style entrees, or a full four-course meal
Alcohol Policy: Blush boasts a full bar that is available for events (can designate types of beverages guests are provided or can offer a fully open bar
What is Provided: Exclusive use of the agreed upon space, exclusive service staff, tables, chairs, linen, china, silverware, glassware, event set-up and break-down. Available for an additional fee: food, beverages, flowers, centerpieces, entertainment, and specialty rentals. Equipment & supply rentals are available upon request. All necessary rentals must be agreed upon at least two weeks prior to the event.
Decoration: Items such as: birdseed, rice, sand, sparklers, or glitter are not allowed inside or outside the venue. All decorations must be approved by the Event Coordinator prior to the event.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 2 weeks prior to the event result in payment of 100% of the estimated food & beverage revenue.
Address: 630 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 957-1300