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.

Christmas at Kingbird

Join us for Christmas Day Brunch from 11AM - 4PM
Includes: Full Hot & Cold buffet featuring breakfast favorites, salads, 18-Hour Baron of Beef, Roasted Leg of Lamb, Salmon and more. Coffee, Tea, Juices, Bottomless Mimosas included.
$95 for Adults, $55 for Children 5-12

Christmas Dinner at Kingbird "Feast of the Seven Fishes"
$150 Prix-Fixe 4-Course Dinner exclusive to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 5-8PM

A limited a la carte menu and vegetarian options are also available for dinner.

Reservations are required. Book Online or call (888) 589-2499

Large Party Reservations are accepted, based on availability. 

New Year's Eve

NYE @Kingbird  - A Stylish Party from 9PM -1AM
Buffet plus Open Bar, Live DJ, midnight champagne toast and more!
$175 early bird pricing until December 7th
$195 from December 8th - 31st
. Includes tax and gratuity.
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Seated Dinner times (reservation required): 
1st Seating – 5pm-5:30pm - $95 – 3-Course menu
2nd Seating – 7pm-7:30pm - $185 – 5-Course tasting menu

Winter Igloos (reservation required): 
Available for reservations from 5PM - 1AM
Rental and Food & Beverage minimum prices vary by reservation time and availability. reservations@thewatergatehotel.com

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Lobby Hot Toddys

Now serving signature Kingbird Hot Toddys

Come in from the cold and catch our Hot Toddy cart in the lobby from 4-6PM.

The Bar at Kingbird mixologists will be serving variations on this classic warm cocktail with premium spirits from $14.

Pre-Theater Menu

3-course Pre-Theater Menu: Reservations from 5-6:30PM

Before catching a curtain at The Kennedy Center, begin your evening with a 3-course dinner at Kingbird.

Only a 5-minute stroll to The Kennedy Center - relax and enjoy fine dining before a performance!

Valet Parking for the evening is $12. 

$52 per person
(not including drinks, tax or gratuity)

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Happy Hour at Kingbird

Relax and unwind during Happy Hour at The Bar at Kingbird

$4 Beer, $6 Wine and enjoy 25% off our Bar menu.

Monday - Friday, 4:00 - 6:00pm

Break-In Breakfast

New! Break-In Breakfast
Try our "grab and go" breakfast bites and morning brew.

Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Denver Omelette Sandwich, fresh pastries, fruit and more.
Espresso bar specialties, tea, juices and other beverages.

Open M-F from 6:30AM - 10AM

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Wine Spectator Award

Kingbird has been awarded Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence for 2018

We are proud to be part of this elite group of restaurants that are destinations for serious wine lovers, showing a deep commitment to wine, both in the cellar and through our service team.

Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence