Popular Private Dining Venues London
Are you planning a social get-together, birthday party, business event or Christmas dinner? London’s top-notch hotel and restaurant scene is host to some of the greatest private dining room venues on the planet. With the best of British fare on offer as well as inspiring international cuisines, your gathering in a London private dining room is sure to be a taste sensation. Let our Venue Finders know your preferences for venue matching made easy.
113 Chancery Lane113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL 5.0
In the heart of central London, 113 Chancery Lane is an elegant, sophisticated, and grand 19th-century event venue.
- Exquisitely decorated with stained glass windows and original candle chandeliers
- Exclusive use of the grade II listed Georgian building for your wedding day
- Outstanding catering provided by CH&CO Venues
Butchers’ Hall London87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB 5.0
Butchers’ Hall London is an elegant and traditional livery hall venue that’s available for private functions, weddings, and meetings in the heart of the city.
- Historic livery hall with five versatile event spaces
- Spectacular Great Hall with opulent interiors
- Impressive rooftop garden terrace overlooking Central London
Ditton Manor BerkshireLondon, SL3 7JB 5.0
Ditton Manor Berkshire is an impressive historic venue for all sorts of events. It boasts lush, manicured gardens and several spacious rooms.
- Beautiful, flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces
- High-speed WiFi and top-quality audio-visual equipment
- Complimentary onsite parking
Drapers’ HallThrogmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DQ 5.0
Drapers’ Hall is a large traditional venue in the City of London that’s steeped in history. It was once owned by the Chief Advisor to King Henry VIII.
- A slice of preserved British history in the heart of London
- Heritage London wedding venue with regal interiors
- Four spectacular function rooms that can be hired individually or all together
Duck & Waffle110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY 5.0
With panoramic views of London from the 40th floor of 110 Bishopsgate, Duck & Waffle is a luxury event venue for weddings, corporate events and social gatherings.
- Luxurious wedding venue on the 40th floor of 110 Bishopsgate in London
- Breathtaking views and incomparable hospitality
- Naturally-lit venue with chic interior design
East Wintergarden43 Bank Street, London, E14 5NX 5.0
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the heart of Canary Wharf, East Wintergarden is a contemporary and versatile event venue for weddings, corporate functions, social events and more.
- Architecturally-designed venue with striking glass façade dome
- Three distinctive event spaces with varying capacities
- Spectacular views of London’s skyline and River Thames
Garden Museum5 Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LB 5.0
Host your next event within The Garden Museum’s stunning gardens or medieval nave while celebrating art, history, and natural beauty.
- Located on the banks of the River Thames
- Gorgeous, dramatic medieval nave setting & famous gardens
- In-house team of dedicated event planners
Hotel Cafe Royal10 Air Street, London, W1B 4DY 5.0
Located in the cultural heart of London in buzzing Soho – Hotel Cafe Royal is a luxurious hotel and events venue with a number of well-appointed rooms for weddings, parties or corporate events.
- Exclusive wedding venue in the heart of London
- Glamorous and historic hotel offering a selection of stunning event spaces
- Grand Pompadour Ballroom with views of Regent Street
Humble Grape Canary Wharf18-20 Mackenzie Walk, London, E14 4PH 5.0
Host your next event on the Thames at Canary Wharf by Humble Grape & your guests will have their pick of 400+ wines to enjoy on the riverfront terrace.
- A modern, elegant wine bar and restaurant
- Stunning waterfront location on the Thames at Canary Wharf
- Exceptional modern British food menus
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Our Guide to London Private Dining Venues
Are you planning an intimate event in London? Or a corporate social that requires a small dining area? VenueCrew knows all the best spots in London to throw an unforgettable occasion. From sky-high private dining rooms to exclusive hotel spaces, there are hundreds of fantastic options awaiting your discovery. With so much choice, and not often enough time, enlisting a team of experts is all you need.
The Dorchester is a famous hotel in central London with some lovely private areas, including a Wine Vault and its infamous Chef’s Table. From the latter, you can watch the theatre of a Michelin star kitchen through its glass window panes. The talented chefs will cook up a storm and deliver the spread to your table. For more information about this unique dining experience, have a look at The Dorchester’s event brochure.
Another 5-star hotel venue is The Connaught in Mayfair. Among its beautiful event spaces, you’ll find the private Champagne Room, decorated by the celebrated interior designer, Guy Oliver. It’s a cosy room for a candlelit meal for up to 20 guests. The Georgian Room on the first floor is another magnificent private dining room in the hotel, fitted with comfortable leather chairs around a vintage ebony table. To book your venue viewing, visit The Connaught profile.
Venue Specialist Tip No. 1: London Townhouses Have Heritage Dining Rooms
For corporate entertaining and sophisticated parties, heritage townhouses often include private dining venues with period architecture and elegant furniture. They have a calming ambience for marking poignant moments. From 70th birthday lunches to anniversary meals, historical settings are perfect for special moments in your family history.
A popular townhouse venue in Mayfair is Dartmouth House. Home to the English-Speaking Union during the week, and available for private hire on the weekends, it’s a refined retreat for luxurious occasions. On the first floor, the Small and Long Drawing Rooms make an idyllic setting for private dinners overlooking St James’s Square. For more dining details, download the Dartmouth House events brochure.
The In & Out is another desirable location for dining and entertaining. It’s a naval and military private members’ club, but you don’t have to be a member to book one of its venues. The gilded Astor Room on the first floor is a magnificent blue-hued room with outlooks over the alfresco courtyard. It was once the bedroom of Lady Astor who owned the mansion, and its polished table is perfect for private dinners. For more info, visit The In & Out’s venue profile.
Venue Specialist Tip No. 2: Boutique Hotels Have Lots Of Character
Are you dreaming of a cosy yet unusual room that will strike a conversation? If that’s the case, we recommend choosing an intimate boutique hotel venue. With fewer bedrooms, your hotel experience feels more homely and personalised, and the service is off the charts.
For example, L’oscar in Holborn is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that’s decorated in an arts and crafts style by Jaques Garcia. From flamboyant peacock paintings to Lalique hummingbird lights, the hotel is full of unique ornaments and bold colours. Upstairs, The Committee Room has a splendid banqueting table next to a period fireplace and mural. Private dining venues don’t get much more luxurious than this. Find out more on L’oscar’s venue profile.
Another highly regarded boutique hotel that’s owned by the same group as Claridge’s is The Bentley in Kensington. Follow the sweeping marble staircase down to the 1880 Room, and discover a private dining room lined with lavish silk wallpaper and velvet drapes. Its regal atmosphere works well in combination with the intimate Malachite Bar across the hall. To find out pricing details and read sample menus, download The Bentley brochure.
Venue Specialist Tip No. 3: Skyscraper Venues Have Extraordinary Views
For a unique private dining experience, a high rise venue will raise the bar at your next event. Imagine toasting to the occasion from dizzying heights, whilst casting your eyes over the glittering London skyline. By day or by night, skyscrapers make a spectacular scene for corporate events and parties. Our London Venue Specialists look forward to sharing their recommendations with you.
The Gherkin in the City Of London has become an icon of the London landscape. Its familiar cone shape rises above the rest, and the floor-to-ceiling windows fill the private dining rooms with lots of natural light. On the top floor, there are several intimate venues named after clouds. Plus, with exquisite catering by Searcy’s, you’ll have a sensory experience like no other. Check out The Gherkin’s venue profile to read more details about this exciting high-rise venue.
There’s another excellent rooftop private dining space at Duck & Waffle in East London. Positioned on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, you can dine and drink here 24 hours a day. Whatever you have in mind, the talented chefs can bring your dream event to life with their playful British cuisine. To investigate the delicious menu and find out more about the exclusive private dining room, download the Duck & Waffle brochure.
Venue Specialist Tip No. 4: Call VenueCrew For A Free Consultation
Intimate private dining areas dot every corner of London, in riverfront restaurants to historic hotel venues. VenueCrew has scoured the city for the top private dining venues around. With different styles, sizes and locations, we can show you the full selection. All you need to do is call one of our London Venue Specialists for a free consultation. We can send you quotes and book in your venue viewings to make the process more manageable. Call VenueCrew today.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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- Write down your private dining requirements, preferred date, and guest number
- Book a free consultation with a VenueCrew London Venue Specialist
- We’ll send you quotes and book you in to view your favourite private dining venues
- You confirm your date, send out the invites, and pick out your dream menu
Private dinners are a fantastic way to get your closest friends, family or colleagues together to celebrate a milestone. Whether it’s a christening reception to a leaving do, our VenueCrew know the type of venue you might prefer. The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s Loggia Room is a popular private dining venue that has direct access to a gorgeous garden terrace. Claridge’s is another famous hotel, and its French Salon venue has historic panelling and regal atmosphere.