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The restaurant Ducasse au château de Versailles opens its doors
for a collection of exclusive dinners inspired by anecdotes and key events at the Palace.
The promise of a once-in-a-lifetime experience…

The King's birth
Sunday May 17th 2020

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Opera, the Château de Versailles presents The Royal Ballet of the Night by Isaac de Benserade, Jean de Cambefort and Louis Constantin.

In 1653, Louis XIV, just crowned King of France, plays along and embodies several characters, and among them, the Dawn, which will worth him his nickname of the “Sun King”. Relive a unique and amazing night, symbol of the King’s passion for the arts and finish your evening with a sumptuous dinner at the restaurant Ducasse au Château de Versailles.

250€ excluding drinks. Tickets for the show are not included.


On stage at the Royal Court
Sunday, June 21st 2020

350 years after its very first performance, the Château de Versailles introduces Molière and Lully’s master piece: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. This cutting and humorious picture of a bourgeois trying to ape the manners of the World keeps finding echos throughout the centuries. After the show, a dinner at the restaurant will punctuate with refinement this evening.

Ballet « Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme » & Dinner
390€ per person including Prestige show ticket (complimentary glass of Champagne and program of the show), free visit of the gardens, dinner menu (including drinks)

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The Queen's Delights
Wednesday July 8th 2020

Your evening will start with a private visit of the Petit Trianon and the Petit Théâtre de la Reine, on the path of Marie-Antoinette. You will discover a bucolic place where the Queen enjoyed receiving her guests and escaped from the Court’s pressures. Following the visit, you will be lead to your table at the restaurant where the Chef Stéphane Duchiron imagined a menu inspired by the brilliant "socialite meals" that the Queen used to organize.

500€ per person, guided tour of the Domaine de Trianon & menu (excluding drinks)
650€ per person, guided tour of the Domaine de Trianon & menu with wine pairing


Hunting dinner
Thursday, October 15th 2020

Versailles was born of hunting, royal and aristocratic entertainment. The royal hunting meal was also a moment of relaxation and sociability for which neat table linen, silver dishes and stemware were drawn up.

Ducasse au château de Versailles goes back in time for a dinner at the origins of the former hunting lodge around the small and big games, accompanied by the greatest wines of the vineyard estates of France.

350€ per person drinks not included
500€ with wine-pairing


New Year's Eve festivities, the courtesan ball
Thursday, December 31st 2020

For the time of an evening, slip into a 17th century costume of a courtesan invited to one of the famous royal parties in Versailles. Let yourself be amazed by the magic of this blazing dinner and discover a refined cuisine in a staging reminiscent of the meals of yesteryear. To add to the splendour of this evening, every details have been thought of: tableware of the Ancienne Manufacture Royale of Limoges, glassware inspired by the old Venetian designs and maître d’ in elegant frock-coats.

1000€ per person with wine pairing, transport Paris-Versailles, musical show


Contemporary cafe

During the evening, an exclusive dining experience

Château de Versailles
Pavillon Dufour - 1st floor
Place d'Armes - 78000 Versailles

Access Map

T. +33 1 30 84 12 96


November to March:
Tuesday to Sunday: 9 am to 5.30 pm

April to October:
Tuesday to Sunday: 9 am to 6.30 pm

T. +33 1 30 84 12 97