The Wine Tap
223 East Main Street
Belleville, Illinois
Private Parties & Reservations
Welcome! At The Wine Tap, we pride ourselves on our beautiful accommodations for reservations and private parties. We have three locations for reservations, including our courtyard with a retractable roof, interior middle room area, and our "Top of the Tap" private party space.

Information regarding reservations and private parties is listed below.
Please feel free to contact us during our open hours by phone at 618-239-9463 or through email at

Our "Top of the Tap" party room (below), and outdoor courtyard with a retractable roof provide space for parties ranging from 10 to 50 people. In addition, the outdoor courtyard is available to parties with greater than 50 guests. Thank you for your interest in our private party space.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties
Small, low key Bachelorette parties are welcome in our main dining areas.  In order to ensure the enjoyment of all of our guests we cannot accommodate gift tables or allow party games in our main dining area.  We appreciate being the first stop of your evening.  For larger Bachelorette parties, please see our private party room option below. 
In order to ensure the overall comfort of all of our guests we do not allow party games in non-private areas such as holiday gift games, bachelorette/bachelor party games, or any kind of bridal/baby "shower" games.  We also cannot accommodate a gift table in non-private areas.  Thank you for your understanding.

"Surprise" Parties
We follow the same policies listed above for surprise parties in our main dining areas.  Small low-key parties are welcome - please be conscious of our other guests when your guest of honor arrives.  For larger Birthday/Anniversary/just because parties - please see our private party room option below.

Parties of Ten or More on Friday or

We have a room in the center of our building that can accommodate reservations f0r 6-12 people. This room is ideal for individuals who desire an alternative to a high-top style table. This area also provides an atmosphere with few surrounding guests.
Please call or email us for additional details.  

Large parties are always welcome in the courtyard without a reservation after 9:30 pm.  Seating is organized in a first come, first served fashion.  All patrons must be over 21 after 10pm.  Credit card tabs are required for large parties with separate checks.

Parties of 10-15 that wish to make reservations are encouraged to reserve a time before 6:45 pm.  Many of our early patrons tend to stay several hours and enjoy a full evening with us.  Late reservations especially between 7:30-8:30 pm may have a small wait time for their table(s).

Reserving the courtyard for private parties Friday and Saturday nights is generally not available.  We require a minimum purchase of $2000 on Thursday evenings and $3000 for use of the courtyard on Friday or Saturday evenings.  Extra minimums and fees may apply during special events and holiday weekends.

Late night large parties (after 9:30 pm) will be given first available seating.  Parties over 15 are welcome to enjoy the bar on a first come first served basis during dining hours

Private Parties Outside of Regular Hours

Private events on Saturday and Sunday afternoons or weekday evenings when we are closed are available for parties of 25 or more people. For parties that fall into this category, the following package is available:

  • $13.95 per person pizza & appetizer buffet for 1-2 hours. 
  • Food includes specialty cheeses & summer sausage trays, crackers, and an assortment of our specialty flatbreads.  Cheese selection changes seasonally.
  • A minimum of $1000 is required to be met for the party’s total bill. Alternatively, a three-case wine purchase may be substituted for this minimum.  All unconsumed and unopened wine will be yours to keep.  A cash bar is always available for drinks not provided by the host. All parties must include food.

Credit Card deposit required and 20% gratuity and applicable sales tax will be added to your final check.
One outside cake is allowed.  Additional food may be purchased by your guests after buffet ends.
At this time we do not accommodate "dry" parties or underage parties.  A majority of your guests must be over 21.  Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a parent.
Please contact us for more details or if you have a special request.
We will do everything we can to ensure a relaxing, beautiful event your guests will enjoy!

Additional Details For All Parties
All Courtyard Reservations/requests are Weather Permitting.
  Credit card tabs required for separate checks.  A 20% gratuity applies to all parties with more than eight guests.  During busy times large parties may have their tables consolidated as their guests leave in order to accommodate future guests. 

Please note:  we will only hold a reserved table for up to 15 minutes after the reserved time requested. 

Top of the Tap Party Room

Accommodating from 20 to 50 guests, our upstairs party room is ideal for a variety of private events.
The following is a summary of our "unlimited flatbread" package. Please contact us for additional details about renting this space.
$13.95 per person pizza & appetizer "cocktail" for 1-2 hours.  All parties must include food.
$1000 Minimum - Weekday nights, $1500 Friday & Saturday Nights
Cash bar or Host paid bar available.
Tax and 20 % Gratuity added to your final bill.
Credit Card Deposit required.

Accommodates up to 50 people.  Perfect for retirement parties, office parties and small weddings.  Located on the 2nd floor with one flight of stairs.  Room includes a private bar, restroom and outdoor smoking area for your guests.  Available for adult parties only.   A majority of your guests must be over 21.  Guests over 14 permitted with parent.  Toddlers and young children are not permitted because of proximity to stairs.

Your guests will enjoy 1-2 hours of flatbread hor d' voures, a full bar set to your specifications, and our full beer and wine list.   We offer many options for you and your guests, contact us with your party request today!  618-239-9463 or contact us using the email address listed above.

*Decorations may consist of balloons & flowers, easels with pictures.  We do not allow any tape, nails, confetti or ceiling decorations of any kind.  We are happy to assist you with your decoration plans, please email us for details!

Bridal Shower or Cocktail Reception Package
Available on Saturday afternoons from 1pm-3pm
in our "Top of the Tap" party room or outdoor courtyard
$995 (includes tax & gratuity)
(For 25- 50 guests - guests must be over 21)

Includes the following items:
Light Hors d'oeuvres
Up to 20 pizzas
Wine tasting with 18 bottles of house wines available to your guests
  OneCase of domestic beer
Unlimited fountain soda & coffee
All tax & gratuity included

Unopened wine will be yours to take home!

Extra cocktails, beers, & food can be purchased à la carte during your event.
Additional gratuity will be added to your à la carte items only.

If you have a special event or special event request not covered above,  please call or email us!


If your office party or happy hour gathering would like to come a bit early, then we will happily open the bar for your party.  Please give advance notice for all early parties.

The Wine Tap
223 E. Main
Belleville, IL 62220
618-239-WINE (9463)

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