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Private dining rooms in London

Putting on a party? Get a room! Here’s a selection of private dining rooms for a celebration or get-together to remember

The best private dining rooms in London - duck and waffle
By Time Out editors |

Please note, this list includes commercial partners, so suggestions are not curated by Time Out. 

Almost every London restaurant worth its salt boasts at least one private dining room – otherwise known as a total moneyspinner. With so many to choose from and some very real sums of money at stake, how do you know which private room to choose for your birthday shindig, engagement party, hen do, or client lunch? Look no further than this handy list of private dining rooms for different budgets and occasions. You should be able to find exactly what you’re after, to help make your special occasion perfectly, well, special. We’ll assume our invite’s in the post. 

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St Pancras Brasserie & Champagne Bar by Searcys

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Europe's longest Champagne bar is located upstairs at St Pancras International, a sumptuous break away from the hustle and bustle of the station. Their Brasserie can be transformed into a spectacular event space for exclusive hire for any occasion.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated, up to 220 standing.

Good For: Meetings, dinners, standing receptions and other memorable experiences.


This content is provided by Opso.

Ideal for corporate and private functions or parties, The Larder Room at Opso is available for private hire all year round. It also boasts its own entrance to ensure maximum convenience and privacy for guests.

Capacity: Up to 75 standing.

Good For: A Modern Greek restaurant in the heart of Marylebone!

Peter Kociha

Park Chinois

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Park Chinois is an opulent live-entertainment restaurant serving bold Chinese cuisine and excellent drinks alongside live performances, all set within the heart of London's Mayfair.

Capacity: Up to 50 standing

Good For: Bold Chinese cuisine and exquisite drinks, set in 1930's Shanghai.

Rei Moon/Moon Ray Studio

Arthur Hooper's

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Overlooking Borough Market, Arthur Hooper’s is a stylish restaurant where visitors can enjoy fresh food from local suppliers and wine from all over the world. The perfect space for private dining and business meetings!

Capacity: Up to 25 standing

Good For: Private wine tastings with stunning views overlooking the market

Elena Shamis

E&O Chelsea

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Formerly known as Eight Over Eight, E&O Chelsea has made Chelsea its home for over 10 years. A mixture of locals and destination foodies visit the restaurant for dim sum and bar for cocktails. The private dining room is stylish and contemporary, with its own sound system for you to play music. 

Capacity: Up to 90 seated

Good For: Stylish private dining in the heart of Chelsea.

Andrew Beasley Photography

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire

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Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire is proud to present the very finest in private dining experiences in the heart of London’s West End. Located on the 8th floor, The Hampshire Penthouse offers a host of remarkable bespoke private dining experiences, complemented with breathtaking panoramic views of London’s skyline.

Capacity: Up to 60 standing

Good For: Bespoke private dining with breathtaking panoramic views of London’s skyline


Ristorante Frescobaldi

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Ristorante Frescobaldi, a first London restaurant from the Frescobaldi family - one of Italy's most famous wine producers - has the perfect setting for your exquisite events.

Capacity: Up to 70 seated.

Good For: Sipping amazing Italian wine in a beautiful setting.

The Coal Shed

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Located moments away from Tower Bridge, The Coal Shed celebrates coal roasted rare breed meat and sustainable seafood in a modern setting. Private dining is available for groups up to 20 in an intimate private dining room or hire the open plan mezzanine floor for groups up to 50.

Capacity: Up to 65 standing.

Good for: All events, including birthday parties, wedding receptions and office functions.



This content is provided by Chiringuito.

Chiringuito is new to Bethnal Green, with two spaces available for private hire - the restaurant or the roof - or (if you've got loads of mates) the whole venue. The Spanish inspiration runs through both the design and menu.

Capacity: Up to 200 standing.

Good for Birthday Parties, Office Staff Parties, Christmas Parties, Private Dining, Wedding Celebration, Party or Other Event.




This content is provided by Kindred.

Modern luxury in an 18th Century building, Kindred is the perfect city venue for your next event. We have private rooms available from 10 - 150 people, a full range of AV equipment, and a friendly and professional hospitality and events team to make sure everything goes smoothly.

Capacity: Up to 150 standing

Good For: High-tech meeting rooms in an impressive building.

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