Beautiful Dining Rooms London
It's no secret that when it comes to London restaurants, we're spoilt for choice - a city that is full to the brim with incredible restaurants serving the very best foods from all over the planet. But when it comes to finding the perfect private dining room for an event, things get a little trickier...
Will there be something on the set menu that everyone will like? Will the atmosphere away from the restaurant be good? Will the service be great, or will we be left to our own devices?
It's always difficult to find the ideal spot, but here's hoping our list of private dining rooms can assist you on your quest!
The Pelican, Notting Hill
The Pelican is the newest arrival to Notting Hill's pub scene, but this new kid on the block is making waves. They have created a pub with superb interiors,
exquisite bar snacks, and a quite spectacular events room.
The Carpenters Arms is a Tat favourite, it has a splendid garden, fabulous food and now it has this marvellous private dining room, 'Bring your friends - leave the washing up', we can't wait to do just that!
Brunswick House, Vauxhall
Set inside a Georgian Mansion in Vauxhall, with architectural brand LASSCO as its neighbour, Brunswick House offers many beautifully curated private dining rooms and outdoor areas.
You can try before you buy, as, alongside its private rooms, Brunswick House also has a restaurant, café bar and garden.
Kitty Fisher's is a gem of a restaurant nestled in the heart of London's historic Mayfair and is home to an enchanting private dining room, a place where culinary dreams intertwine with timeless elegance. This dining room can seat up to 12 people and could be the ideal spot for your next get-together.
FARE by Michael Sager, Farringdon
Boasting its own bar area and wine cellar, The Dining Room at FARE can host up to 70 people seated or 100 people standing.
If you're looking for something smaller, The Bar at FARE is semi-private and can hold 20 people standing or 16 seated, making it a great spot for masterclasses or drinks parties.
The Wolseley, Mayfair
Get a group together and dine at the beautiful Wolseley restaurant in Mayfair. Designed in the iconic Wolseley black, the private dining room seats up to 15 guests.
London Shell Co, Paddington
If you're looking for a unique dining experience, then check out the London Shell Co, hosting private dining on their boat, The Prince Regent.
With a £600 flat fee for the hire plus £65 per guest, this is one for a special occasion.
Situated in Islington and with the ability to host up to 50 guests, The Drapers Arms dining room is available for hire for private events from £36 per person for their feasting menu.
One of the great Chinese restaurants in London and its home just so happens to be the iconic Shard. Not only will it give your guests something to gaze at, but it also offers no end to talking points. It really is the whole package.
In the heart of Clarkenwell, dine al fresco on the private and leafy terrace at Luca, surrounded by potted olive trees and climbing jasmine.
Whether you bathe in the lunchtime sunshine or warm up beside the open fire in the evening, Luca is available for any occasion up to 18 guests.
Offering feasting menus served on vintage platters and complete with a wood-burning stove and Aga oven, The Pig & Butcher describes their private dining room as their 'own farmhouse kitchen in the heart of Islington'.
With no charge for the room and seating 16-24 guests comfortably, the cosy, countryside atmosphere of The Pig & Butcher looks like a good option for a special occasion! Minimum spend applies.
Restaurant and private members club, Quo Vadis is situated in the heart of Soho. You'll have a choice of three distinctively designed private dining rooms and feasting menus of pies, salads and many other options.
With three different rooms available to hire, The Hero of Maida can host anything from 10 to 60 people seated for dining.
The Hero of Maida is a traditional Victorian pub situated between Warwick Avenue and Little Venice.
The Camberwell Arms, Camberwell
Having transformed one of the pub's grand rooms into a light-filled and elegant private dining room complete with a private bar, The Camberwell Arms is available to hire for any occasion.
Accommodating parties of up to 50 for their bespoke feasting menus in a stylish and relaxed setting.
The Cow, Westbourne Park
Greeted with champagne and canapés on arrival, The Cow offers private dining guests a characterful environment full of artworks by English artists.
With a menu offering the likes of Portland crab, breast of duck and blackcurrant poached pear, eating heartily sounds like an easy task at The Cow! A hire charge and minimum spend apply.
Designed with rich colours and plush, cosy seating by interior designer Isabella Worsley, the Hamilton Room is the private dining room at The Surprise in Chelsea. The cosy dining room accommodates up to 30 people seated and 45 people standing.
Dine at Brat and experience their seasonal menus, offering a variety of serving platters throughout your meal.
Brat at Climpson's Arch caters for up to 80 guests for a sit-down meal. A private hire fee of £2,000 applies plus a minimum spend.
Nestled among the boutiques of Brompton Cross in Chelsea, Daphne’s offers effortless charm for those visiting. Daphne’s conservatory, the elegant garden-inspired private dining room, seats up to 32 for a sit-down meal.
Serving seasonal menus and with the opportunity to create a bespoke menu with your choice of starter, main and pudding from the set menus.
The Albion, Islington
Interior designer and local resident Bettina Schmid designed the former office space in keeping with the pub’s Georgian charm. With one elegant long table that can seat from 16 to 22 guests.
The Quality Chophouse, Farringdon
Having celebrated its 150 years in 2019, The Quality Chophouse offers a range of steaks and chops as part of its a la carte menu.
The private dining room seats 6 to 14 guests, and a designated waiter will look after you throughout the duration of your visit.
Andrew Edmunds, Soho
Founded in 1985, Andrew Edmunds is a Soho restaurant that prides itself on its local suppliers and famous wine list.
Their private dining room is available on Saturdays and Sundays for small groups or parties of up to 20 seated. There is no hire fee, but the restaurant would discuss a minimum spend.
The Union Club is a private members club and event space in a beautiful listed Georgian townhouse, originally built in 1736 in the heart of Soho.
You'll feel spoilt for choice as the Union Club has seven different rooms to choose from for your event, ranging from capacities of 6 to 150.
Otto's opened in 2013, and it continues to delight. Pop art meets fine dining, and you get to hold your event there. You're not just going for the delicious food. You are going for the experience, and your guests will be thrilled!
The Coach, Clerkenwell
The Coach in Clerkenwell is a jack of all trades, and I would say they've done an excellent job at mastering them all. The hotel looks superb, the pub seems perfect for a pint, and the dining rooms can house parties of 10 -70.
If you are a fan of pie, well you've probably already been to The Guinea, but if you've let to try the delights of this place. Get ready to fill your boots and want a nap on the way home. No better place for a long lunch or a good party with friends.
I don't think many people could help but be charmed by Roupell Street. When I worked in that area, I used to make a diversion to walk down those streets. It made the walk to work that bit lighter and this pub made after work a lot more fun! No-frills but chic, and I know you'd have a good time here.
Bistrotheque is a movable feast, they can arrange any of their rooms to fit your party. They do have a large and stylish private dining-room, with space for up to 96 seated or 130 standing. If you'd prefer something a little small and en plain air, they have the loading bay which fits 24 seated.
With The Elgin, you can take the upstairs room or the whole pub, it might be a bit much for thirty, but I strongly recommend the top room. It is beautiful with huge windows and lends itself to minimal decorations with maximum impact. From personal experience, I can vouch for the fantastic staff and delicious food.
ULI's Private Dining in Marylebone offers an intimate and exclusive dining experience in the heart of London. This hidden gem caters to discerning guests with a sophisticated menu, personalized service, and a cosy, elegant ambience. Ideal for special occasions, corporate events, or romantic evenings, Ulis promises a memorable culinary journey through Asia.
Perilla in Newington Green offers an intimate private dining experience. This exceptionally chic restaurant features a seasonal, modern British menu, making it a perfect choice for unique and memorable gatherings.
Bistro Freddie in Shoreditch is a vibrant culinary destination, blending French elegance with a trendy East London buzz. Only recently opened, it has already gained a great reputation for French bistro cuisine; it's a cosy spot to savour classic dishes in a stylish setting.
KOL celebrates the finest expressions of British ingredients, championing wild food and seasonality to create dishes that reflect the bright, fresh flavours of Mexican cooking in a Michelin-starred format. They have two spaces available at KOL, our Chef’s Table and the Mezcaleria. With options suited for 20-50 guests, their spaces provide an intimate and elegant setting for groups to celebrate this winter at both lunch and dinner.
Lasdun offers the perfect setting for a reception or private event. They can cater for your event in their restaurant or in the Foyle Room, which is a private dining room situated within the Lasdun. Their chefs have created a wonderful seasonal feasting menu inspired by the rich and diverse culinary history of the British Isles.
The George houses several options for group bookings, private dining, cocktail & canapé receptions and family-style feasting. An 18th century grade II listed pub on Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia. Across two floors, they offer a food and drink menu befitting of a modern London public house.
Their 1,450 sq. ft. Studio features a high, glass-panelled ceiling, benefiting from excellent natural light and various feature walls. You have a choice from Standard Menus, Sample Plated Menu and Sample Canapé Menu, seating 60 people.
Alongside their stunning wine cellars is an exclusive space available to book for private dining or larger groups. They can welcome groups of up to 18 guests. Story Cellar brings you Parisienne-inspired dining and unique wines, with a distinct London identity.
Set within the impressive 20th-century William Wilkins building at London’s National Gallery, Ochre is a unique, versatile space with a timeless elegance. Ochre showcases the very best seasonal British ingredients, blending international flavours with modern European cooking.
Experience the epitome of exclusivity in Spring's private dining. Tucked away in an intimate haven, savour their renowned cuisine, surrounded by an ambience of elegance and privacy. The Salon, their garden dining room, sits up to 36 guests in an enclosed interior atrium, allowing for dining throughout the year. The whole of the restaurant is available for hire and can accommodate 116 for a sit-down dinner or up to 150 for a standing reception.
The Hide & Seek Room is a stunning space for up to 24 guests. A variety of private dining menu options are available, which can be tailored to suit individual requirements. The Broken Room, The Shadow Room and The Reading Room are all located in subterranean vaults in The Bar Below. The rooms seat between two and eight guests, perfect for smaller gatherings.
Their private dining room located on the first floor is available for private hire, seating a maximum of 20 guests, with a three-course menu available, perfect for lunch or dinner to celebrate with friends and family.
Their private dining room is located in the basement of the restaurant. Seating up to 12 guests, it is perfect for those looking for an intimate space away from the bustle of the main dining room. Their monthly changing feasting menu is designed to be shared by large groups, perfectly showcasing their seasonal approach to food.
The private dining room at Walmer Castle in Notting Hill, designed by Isabella Worsley, exudes an elegant charm. It's intimate ambience is enhanced by bespoke furniture, rich textures, and a harmonious colour palette. Having only recently opened up, it has already become a hot spot among locals. The perfect place for a jolly get-together.
Viola Lanari's hand-painted lights illuminate an intimate 16-person private cellar dining room designed by Jermaine Gallacher. Head chef Fabien Spagnolo offers canapés and feasting menus, which can be paired beautifully with their extensive wine list.
Step into Ninth, where culinary enchantment meets urban chic. Nestled in the heart of the city, this gastronomic haven beckons with a symphony of flavours and a vibrant ambience. Discover a world of culinary delights that dance on your palate at Ninth. Their private dining flexible seating arrangements can be adapted to suit your needs, their semi-private dining area can cater for up to 20 guests.
We're always on the hunt for more, so please let us know if you have a favourite!