Banquet & Special Event Packages

Full line of catering and banquet options.

BANQUETS, EVENTS & PRIVATE DINING

PRIVATE DINING


SHOWCASING ONE OF CHICAGO'S MOST BEAUTIFUL COPPER TOP BARS.  THE ILLUMINATED BACK BAR DISPLAYS SOME OF THE REGIONS BEST WHISKEYS, BOURBONS AND SCOTCHES.  BOURBON BAR & BIG IRON HORSE’S PRIVATE DINING SPACE SETS THE PERFECT BACKDROP FOR ANY OCCASION.
Big Iron Horse welcomes groups as intimate as 2 or as large as 100 for private dinners, wedding rehearsals, birthdays, anniversaries, social events and corporate gatherings.

Featuring customizable menus, interactive cooking classes and demonstrations, such as smoking demonstrations, whiskey, bourbon or scotch tastings may be added on to any experience.  Chef - Founder Scott Hansen will create a menu and experience to wow all guests. 


Cuisine and Libations by Big Iron Horse Barbecue.

Barrington Comes Alive Every Friday Night

Every Friday Evening "Big Iron Horse Barbecue & Bourbon Bar" presents top talent from throughout the greater Mid-West and Chicago area.

"WE HAD AN AMAZING EVENING!"

Lisa, Anna, Tina, and Dina.  "Girls night out started with these awesome fish tacos and chips & salsa and turned into a crazy night to remember.  Thank you!"

Book the Entire Venue for Your Event or Celebration

Book the entire venue for your business or special occasion on a Monday or Tuesday and receive a food credit of $100.  Offer not valid December 31.

Come see what all the talk is about!

Find out what Quintessential Barrington is saying: READ HERE

Private Dining - Banquet Selections





Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include taxes or gratuity. Additional charges apply for individualy plated and family style service.

Cash / Hosted & Open Bar Options





Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include taxes or gratuity.

Private Party General Information

50+ craft beer selections.

Guaranteed Guest Count

Guest count must be confirmed 5 business days before the day of the event. If confirmation is not made, the original number of guests specified on the original proposal will be used. If the actual guest count is more than the original planned, the difference will be added.

Menu Selections

Menu selections must be confirmed no later than 10 business day prior to the date of the event. If selections are not confirmed, our Event Sales Manager will select items based on our most popular items.

Taxes and Gratuities

Taxes will be added on the day of the event. Gratuities will be added and may be adjusted according to your overall experience and satisfaction. All tax-exempt event organizations must have their tax-exempt status verified 5 business days before the event. 

Main Venue Room Rate Minimums

Room rates include the entire room exclusively for your party/event/gathering. The minimum represents the amount of food and beverage spent to secure the venue privately. Lunchtime room rates are for 3 hours of rental time plus and additional 30 minutes for set-up. Dinner room rates include 5 hours of rental time and an additional 1 hour of set-up. Taxes, rentals and gratuities are not included.


Mondays =       Lunch – 1,200 / Dinner - 1,500

Tuesdays =       Lunch – 1,200 / Dinner - 2,500

Wednesdays = Lunch – 1,200 / Dinner - 2,500

Thursdays =     Lunch – 1,500 / Dinner - 3,500

Friday =            Lunch – 1,500 / Dinner - 5,500

Saturday =       Lunch – 1,500 / Dinner - 5,500

Sunday =          Lunch – 1,500 / Dinner - 3,500

Semi-Private Space is Available

This is best for groups of 15 - 35. Please see our Special Events Manager for more information and pricing. 

Upper Level Private Room

Private rooms are available for groups of 2 to 28 people.  Ask your Event Coordinator for room rates and availability.

Deposits and Payments

In order to guarantee the room for your event, a contract must be signed by both parties and an agreed deposit must be paid. To hold a room a deposit of $100 - $500 may be required. This deposit is non-refundable. The deposit will be deducted from the final payment when it is due. Payment in full is to be made before 1 hour before the event begins. Cash or credit are accepted. No personal or business checks.

Outside Food and Beverage

It is the policy of Big Iron Horse Barbecue and Iron Horse Bourbon Bar to prohibit any food or beverage prepared outside of Big Iron Horse from being served on the premises. In certain circumstances exceptions may be made. These exceptions must be approved by management before the final contract is signed.