Champagne Lunches & Pop-Up Dinners at Royale

Raleigh, NC – On the heels of Southern Living naming Royale one of the “50 Undiscovered Places You’ll Love in the South,” Royale opens for lunch and promises monthly pop-up dinners.

Now, guests may visit weekdays from 11:30am to 2pm for a European bistro lunch. Look for Salad Nicoise, the Royale Burger, Parmesan crusted-Grilled Cheese and more, alongside low alcohol “day drinks,” including Royale’s Champagne-Ruby Grapefruit Spritz. Visit for the complete bistro lunch menu.

Big Trouble in Little RaleighFollowing their hit New York Italian pop-up BIG NIGHT, Royale plans monthly pop-ups. Next up, Royale gives another nod to the cinema with BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE RALEIGH – an authentic New York style Chinese feast – Tuesday, February 21st.

Chef Jeff Seizer, who hails from New York City, confesses a longtime love for everything Chinese, from multi-course buffets to delivery and take-out. On February 21st, he’ll serve the following menu, family-style; those in-the-know will want to consider adding the Whole Roasted Peking Duck and Whole Fried Szechuan Fish. Guests may purchase 2 seats for $150, which includes flaming Scorpion Bowls and other specialty cocktails, Asian beers and wines to complement. And Chef Jesse Bardyn will be handing out house made fortune cookies as you leave…

Pu pu Platter

Kung Pao Wings
Egg Rolls
Vegetarian Spring Rolls
Scallion Pancakes

Beef with String Beans & Cashews
General Tso’s Chicken
Shrimp with Lobster Sauce
Cold Sesame Noodles
House Special Fried Rice
Bok Choy

Optional Supplements
Whole Roasted Peking Duck ($50)
Whole Fried Szechuan Fish ($40)

Fortune Cookies, Green Tea-Mochi Sundae & More

Chef Jeff Seizer got his start at the legendary River Café in Brooklyn before working as sous chef at New York City’s Union Square Café, as sous chef on the opening team for Maialino – Danny Meyer’s Roman inspired trattoria, and as chef de cuisine for the Gramercy Park Hotel. Seizer then joined award-winning chef Michael White as Executive Chef for the Langham Place on 5th Avenue. Before relocating to the Triangle area in 2016, Seizer further honed his charcuterie skills as the Executive Chef at Salumeria Biellese and Biricchino, renowned for their Italian artisan meats since 1925.

To make reservations for BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE RALEIGH at Royale, visit or contact [email protected]

Read about Royale in Southern Living here:

Raleigh’s newest culinary team opened Royale – a classic French-American bistro in the heart of downtown Raleigh – November 2016 to rave reviews. Chefs Jeff Seizer & Chef Jesse Bardyn set out to revitalize this landmark corner of City Market with a timeless restaurant experience. Royale, located at 200 East Martin Street, is open 5-midnight Mon – Sat, and weekdays for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm. Contact [email protected] for reservations.

Follow Royale on Facebook at Royale Raleigh, Instagram @RoyaleRaleigh and Twitter @Royale_Raleigh; Visit for menus and to make a reservation.



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