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Private Events & Banquets

From 10-850 Guests

China Live is a three story  interactive culinary and cultural destination located at the gateway of San Francisco’s Chinatown, offering an in-depth exploration of Greater Chinese gastronomy. Our mission is to demystify Chinese ingredients and recipes while educating guests on the rich history and influence.

China Live Restaurant, & Marketplace on our ground floor, is a must-visit San Francisco Bay Area culinary destination. 

Our 2nd floor features the Award Winning Cold Drinks Bar, Eight Tables by George Chen plus our Gold Mountain Lounge smaller private dining space and Space*88 is our private large event space on the 3rd floor.

We can host everything from intimate parties of 10 people to large reception-style events for up to 825 with multiple sensory experiences featuring food and beverages from our 3 award winning venues.


Sleek, modern and industrial, the Space*88, on the 3rd floor of China Live, is equipped with audio visual capabilities, views of historic Chinatown and the Transamerica building and customizable configurations for 30-200 guests and features food and beverage from China Live.

Capacity – Half room:

  • 60 seated
  • 80 standing

Capacity – Full room:

  • 180 seated
  • 200 standing

Gold Mountain Lounge

This lavish room, on our 2nd floor, is an escape from today  and can be booked for reception-style events with lounge furniture or a full sit down meal with a menu from China Live OR Eight Tables by George Chen.

Capacity w/China Live Menu:

  • 40 seated
  • 50 standing

Capacity w/Eight Tables Menu:

  • 40 seated

Cold Drinks Bar

The name says it all. Cold Drinks  Bar, on China Live’s 2nd floor, is cozy, intimate gathering space with all the shakens and stirreds.   Cold Drinks Bar Beverages are featured with stationed or passed appetizers & from China Live.


  • 50 seated
  • 60 standing

China Live Library

Host your intimate dinner or cocktail reception at the “top” of China Live’s first floor — the perfect spot to experience the restaurant energy and menu of China Live, but with a bit of privacy.


  • 20 seated
  • 25 standing

Eight Tables by George Chen

Eight Tables by George Chen, secluded away on the 2nd floor,  is Inspired by the historic dining style, Si Fang Cai or ‘Private Chateau Cuisine,’ which has been revitalized in the great cities of China. 


  • 40 seated

China Live Marketplace

For the unique and imaginative event, host your dinner or cocktail reception in this beautiful Award Winning space on China Live’s first floor, and featuring China Live’s award winning food & beverage.


  • 70 seated
  • 120 standing

Full China Live Buyout

Treat your guests to a truly unique experience with a multi-level roving event through China Live. Past themes & experiences include:

  • Dim sum making workshop in China Live Retail Marketplace
  • Passed appetizers & open exhibition food stations in China Live Restaurant
  • Custom cocktails & Scotch tasting in the speakeasy Cold Drinks Bar 
  • Fortune tellers & dessert station in Gold Mountain Lounge
  • Chinese acrobats & dancing in Space*88


  • 650 between the various spaces