She's still celebrating! Gwyneth Paltrow is joined by Beyonc and other celeb pals at her 40th birthday dinner in New York
21:50 GMT, 11 October 2012
She turned 40-years-old on September 27 but yet Gwyneth Paltrow is still celebrating her birthday two weeks later.
The Hollywood actress was joined by a few of her famous friends as she dined out at Elio’s restaurant in Manhattan this week.
At the top of the guest list was singer Beyonc who is very good friends with Gwyneth and her husband Chris Martin.
BFF's: Gwyneth Paltrow arrives for her 40th birthday dinner in Manhattan along with her good friend Beyonc (R)
The birthday girl: Gwyneth looked radiant as she arrived at her celebratory meal
The mother-of-one arrived at the eatery on the Upper East Side in her $1million customised black people carrier and was escorted inside by a male bodyguard.
The Crazy In Love singer chose to wear an all-black outfit that consisted of skinny jeans, knee-high boots and a long-sleeved top.
Despite it being the evening, the Destiny's Child star opted to wear a pair of dark sunglasses and also carried a large handbag on her left arm.
A helping hand: The singer was escorted out of her $1million customised vehicle by a male bodyguard
Short stay: The mother-of-one was pictured leaving a few hours later and was no doubt going home to her baby girl Blue Ivy
She arrived just after the birthday girl, who also turned up in a large black vehicle.
The mother-of-two showed off her slender figure in a pair of high-waisted black trousers which she wore with a black and white strapless top.
She was seen carrying a small black clutch bag and had her blonde hair in a ponytail as she quickly hurried inside.
Happy lady: Actress Cameron Diaz was sporting a huge smile as she made her way inside the restaurant
Actress Chelsea Handler chats on her phone outside as supermodel Christie Turlington arrives (R)
The Shakespeare in Love actress was joined by her good friend and fellow actress, Cameron Diaz, who was very much in the party spirit.
The Mask star was seen laughing and joking with friends outside the restaurant wearing a black dress and matching heels.
Comedian and actress Chelsea Handler was also present to enjoy the celebrations and was seen chatting on her mobile phone outside the venue.
She was joined by Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig who was wearing a short black skirt and coloured high heels.
In the queue: Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig chats with friends outside the Upper East Side venue
Director Steven Spielberg arrived hand-in-hand with his wife Kate Capshaw while Ethan Hawke turned up with his wife Ryan (R)
Other guests at the birthday dinner included Gwyneth's actress mother, Blythe Danner, who had made an effort for the occasion by wearing a red and black dress.
Director Steven Spielberg also made an appearance and arrived hand-in-hand with his wife of 22 years Kate Capshaw.
Another male star who brought along his wife was Daybreakers star Ethan Hawke.
Gwyneth's musician husband, Chris Martin, was nowhere to be seen at the restaurant but he did have the honour of celebrating with his wife in Italy on her actual birthday.
Like mother, like daughter: Blythe Danner glammed up for the evening wearing a red and black dress