806 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20005
(202) 730-8701
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Discover What’s Happening

With world-class cuisine, an energetic atmosphere and style to spare, iCi Urban Bistro and le Bar are pleased to offer an array of exciting events from Champagne dinners to delicious and healthy initiatives. Please check back frequently for updates on our ever-growing calendar


Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn

We invite you to escape into an abstract world and lose yourself in the intensity of colors at our month-long art exhibition at iCi Urban Bistro. From September 5th to the 30th, discover Stephane Koerwyn 17-piece art collection painted on aluminum metal sheets while dining over an art inspired three-course menu by executive chef Gyo Santa for $45+ for lunch ($55+ for dinner). For reservations, please call (202) 730-8701.

Celebrate Wine and Art-De-Vivre!

From September 21st to October 31st, 2017, join us and celebrate Sofitel Wine Days – a month long celebration of wine and art-de-vivre!

Wine Pairing Menu - September 24th - October 31st

Enjoy a special wine pair ing 4-course dinner menu at iCi Urban Bistro featuring savory creations by Executive Chef Gyo Santa and wines provided by select Sofitel wine partners.

Wine Pairing Class - September 28th, 2017 *

6:30pm, learn how to pair wines and dishes with our Executive Chef Gyo Santa and Carolyn White of Trinchero Family Estates. $45 per person. CLICK TO RSVP.

Wine Maker Dinner - October 12th, 2017 *

6:00pm, let our Executive Chef Gyo Santa and wine maker, Alexandra Berthet-Rayne take you on a gastronomical journey through a 4-course dinner featuring only the freshest of ingredients, locally sourced and organic at iCi Urban Bistro. $120 per person. CLICK TO RSVP.

* Percentage of the wine pairing class and wine maker dinner proceeds to benefit Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting & Auction and the American Heart Association.

Apéro Chic at Le Bar

One of France’s oldest traditions, the Apéro is the interlude between a busy working day and a lovely night – the perfect way to gather friends on a terrace to chatter, laugh, and unwind. It is a moment so vital, the experience is almost sacred. Monday to Friday / 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Click here for the menu.

Le Goûter

Indulge in a mini afternoon French treat of sweet and salty delicacies such as seasonal fruit tartlets and patisseries at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square! Enjoy ‘ Le Goûter’ over a relaxing cup of tea or a glass of champagne. Ideal for a business meeting or an afternoon catch up at in our restaurant or lounge bar. Available daily between 2pm and 5pm.


iCi Urban Bistro brings Wellness Gastronomy Program to nation's capital

iCi Urban Bistro presents an innovative, low-calorie gastronomy initiative called French De-light Cuisine. De-light's menus is based on the European wellness brand of Thalassa Sea & Spa, which harnesses the intrinsic healing powers of seawater and promotes balanced nutrition, void of added fat, sugars and additives. The menus offers guests year-round options for a decadent and tasteful three-course meal with less than 500 calories.

View De-light Menus here.


Have you heard the latest buzz?

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square has been entertaining new clients—Bees!

This past spring, the three hives on our rooftop were busy producing over 350 pounds of honey that we are ready to bring to your table.  The honey comes from the various flowers of the White House Gardens and its neighboring parks.  Le Miel is available for purchase for a limited time at iCi Urban Bistro and will make the perfect gift!

For more information or to purchase Le Miel, please contact Joe Janolo.