The Publican is a beer-focused restaurant that serves an eclectic menu of farmhouse inspired fare in a space evocative of a European beer hall. The Publican is available for private breakfasts & lunches Monday through Friday. The Publican is also available for corporate buyouts and weddings! The Publican can accommodate up to 125 for a seated meal or 175 for a reception style event. A full restaurant buyout includes exclusive access to the entire restaurant and a customized menu for you and your guests.

The Publican’s evening private events space is located across the street at Publican Quality Meats. Publican Quality Meats  can accommodate a seated dinner for up to 38 guests and reception style events for up to 75 guests. Cooking classes, butchering classes and intimate dinners can be hosted at our chef’s table located in the heart of our kitchen for up to 24 guests.

For more information, including pricing and availability, please contact Kirsten Trelenberg, our Private Events Manager, at or 312.496.0012. 

For information about evening events, please see Publican Quality Meats private dining website