News and Events

Kingbird is a place to celebrate exquisite food in a mid-century modern and elegant environment. We invite you to join us for Washington, DC events that celebrate the flavors and ingredients of our distinguished chef and regional vendors.

Magic Brunch

Now appearing for Sunday Brunch!
Mentalist and Entertainer: Alain Nu
Alain has entertained at three Presidential Inaugural Balls and The International Spy Museum. 

Alain is also appearing Tuesday evenings:
6 - 8PM at Top of the Gate

Extraordinary Milkshakes

Now available at Kingbird! Indulgent, Extraordinary Milkshakes

Beat the heat of the D.C. summer with signature milkshakes by The Watergate Hotel’s pastry chef Kieu-Linh Nguyen. Available boozy or virgin.

3 creations so indulgent, so over-the-top, that these candy-cake-ice-cream towers will satisty any sweet tooth.

Stay Cool, Stay Sweet! 

Milkshake Menu


coconut & pineapple sorbet roasted banana paris brest, coconut macaroons, chocolate dipped banana & caramel sauce..................12

with Myers Rum............18


vanilla & coffee gelato and peanut butter vanilla marshmallows, waffle cone, hazelnut pirouette & praline truffle.............12

with frangelico liqueur..............18


chocolate & vanilla gelato, crushed cherries, red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, rice crispy treat & cookie sandwich..............12

with crème de cacao & stolichnaya vanilla...........18 

Happy Hour at Kingbird

Relax and unwind with the new Happy Hour at Kingbird Bar, Monday - Friday, 4:00 - 6:30pm. Enjoy drink specials with a unique selection of Chef Santoro's favorite snacks from our kitchen.

Private Events

Host your special occasion at Kingbird. Contact for more information or call (202) 838 - 4471.

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Al Fresco Dining

The Watergate Hotel has been reimagined and with it came 10,000 square feet of outdoor space.  Enjoy sweeping views of the Potomac River on Kingbird’s terrace.