Frederik De Pue Opening The Henri Later This Month

Executive Chef and Owner Frederik De Pue has a new restaurant — his 7th — opening this month.

The Henri, named after his grandfather, will be located between the National and Warner theaters at 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

The Henri – Washington DC. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

Slated to open February 15th, Henri will be an 8,000-square-foot modern bistro that features both communal and private dining with versatile one-of-a-kind rooms, including access to the building’s rooftop space that overlooks the Mall.

The Henri – Washington DC. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

The front of the restaurant is for regular reservations and walk-ins. It features an open kitchen with a unique Bonnet rotisserie with daily specials, plus a wine bar and a full bar with high-top seating.

The rest of the restaurant has six private dining rooms — actually eight separate spaces in total — only accessible via a hostess stand or private entrance. All six private dining rooms surround a separate central kitchen and butcher block allowing for completely custom food and beverage menus. In addition, private dining rooms offer insulated acoustics, full A/V systems, and have access to a separate bar, ensuring a safe and cozy environment to enjoy.

The Henri – Washington DC. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

“I wanted to offer flexible, modular private dining spaces to accommodate any type of gathering,” said De Pue. “The Henri is meant to be a unique experience for everyone as the possibilities are endless.”

“Whether you’re dining in the main restaurant or hosting a party in a private room, you’ll experience impeccable service, seasonal menus, and an inviting atmosphere.”