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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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Hot Stone

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Hot Stone offers a unique Japanese dining experience, transporting you to Japan on an authentic culinary journey. We offer immersive Ishiyaki hot stone dining and an award-winning sushi menu. We are one of a few Japanese restaurants that serve 100% fresh Japanese wasabi and A5 Japanese Wagyu and melt in the mouth Kobe.

Capacity: Up to 36 seated

Good for: Experiencing the true flavours of Japan in London.


This content is provided by TwoRuba.

A hidden gem in Central London, this is the ideal venue for your next celebration. Located on the 9th floor with views of The Shard and the London City, experience the definition of urban opulence at TwoRuba.

Capacity: Up to 220 standing.

Good For: Bottomless drinks packages, breath-taking views of the city and ball pits!


Hippodrome Live

This content is provided by Hippodrome Live

Our two private dining rooms provide an intimate atmosphere that's great for groups. Both rooms are spacious and light – perfect for drinks receptions, dinner parties and business meetings, with set-ups varying from boardroom to theatre style. Prices start from £37.50 per person for a three-course meal.

Capacity: Up to 40 seated.

Good for: Informal gatherings, meetings and private dinners.

The Cavendish

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From exclusive hire of our intimate Private Dining room, through to our diverse bar spaces or full venue hire, The Cavendish will ensure your party is luxuriously and professionally catered for.

Capacity: Up to 120 standing

Good For: Any celebration that requires a certain kind of ambience



This content is provided by Soderberg.

Furnished with authentic mid-century furniture from Swedish and Danish designers, we have recreated the feel of a 1960’s Swedish living room in our Soho basement. You will have full, exclusive use of the lounge including the two cosy caves.

Capacity: Up to 30 seated

Good For: A mid-century Scandinavian lounge in the heart of Soho

Photographer Paul Winch-Furness


This content is provided by Rüya.

Located in the heart of Mayfair, the private dining room at Ruya is the perfect place to host your event. Be it a product launch or a networking event, a business presentation or a dinner party, the elegant and warm ambiance makes it perfect for every occasion.

Capacity: Up to 250 standing

Good For: A taste of sophisticated, contemporary dishes from the Anatolian peninsula

Adrian Houston

Crocker's Folly

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The Place To Be! Here at Crocker's Folly, we love being part of your celebrations and are happy to host any event large or small. With two private rooms and an outdoor terrace, we can offer a setting for any occasion.

Capacity: Up to 100 standing

Good For: Birthday Parties, Office Staff Parties, Hen or Stag Parties, Christmas Parties, Private Dining, Wedding Celebration, Party or Other Event

The White Haus

This content is provided by The White Haus.

Spread over three floors, The White Haus transports you to the mountains with rustic timber chalet-style décor, a roaring fireplace, cosy corners complete with sheepskin throws, ‘snowflake’ chandeliers and a bookable cable car for six.

Capacity: Up to 60 standing

Good For: Reliving your ski-trip in the middle of summer!


The May Fair London, A Radisson Collection Hotel

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Famed for hosting outrageous parties overflowing with champagne-infused debauchery in eras past, today The May Fair is celebrated for its elegance and charm. Yet nowhere is, or has ever been, more renowned for its discretion.

Capacity: Up to 370 standing

Good For: Private dining in a renowned, lavish setting


This content is provided by Hoppers.

The perfect hideaway for a special occasion, the four private and semi-private Vaults at Hoppers can accommodate eight guests each and can be hired individually or as one. A short hop from Selfridges and easily accessible from Bond Street, Oxford Circus & Marble Arch.

Capacity: Up to 98 seated

Good for: Great Sri Lankan food & private dining vaults

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