Jun 4, 2021

The Vast Choice Of Cuisines Available At London Restaurants’ Private Dining Rooms

London Private Dining Rooms – By Cuisine

Restaurants in the capital with private dining rooms serve a variety of cuisines and are available to suit all budgets and number of guests. London is a vibrant international business city, populated by citizens from a melting pot of geographic and cultural backgrounds with adventurous and discerning tastes when it comes to eating out with colleagues, family and friends. It is therefore only fitting that the UK’s largest city has an immense choice of restaurants (many with separate private spaces) to satisfy the demand for a diverse range of cuisines.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving British cuisine

The capital city has some of the finest restaurants, pubs and hotels serving what might be referred to as British cuisine. From traditional roasts and chop houses to modern British gastro pub cuisine and the gastronomic alchemy of Heston Blumenthal‘s unique take on contemporary British cooking.

The Capital | Knightsbridge | SW3 1AT
Maximum Seated Capacity : 24
Maximum Standing Capacity : 40
Cuisine : Modern English
Price Indication Per Head : £85

Private dining room at The Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge, London

The Capital is an exclusive boutique hotel located in the quiet Knightsbridge backwater of Basil Street, just a few minutes stroll from Harrods. This stylish venue has two private dining rooms with the Cadogan Suite suitable for up to 24 seated guests (40 for standing drinks receptions) and the more intimate Eaton Suite seating up to 14.

Vinoteca City | The City | EC4N 8AR
Maximum Seated Capacity : 42
Maximum Standing Capacity : 50
Cuisine : Seasonal British
Price Indication Per Head : £40

One of Vinoteca’s four wine bars in Central London, Vinoteca City’s location in one of The City’s popular new restaurant hubs at Bloomberg Arcade, close to Bank, ensures that it is always in demand for events. Its striking modern function room seats up to 22 guests at one table or larger events of up to 42 private dining guests at smaller tables. The PDR also caters for drinks receptions of up to 50 standing guests.

The Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room | Holborn | WC1V 7EN
Seated Capacity : 10
Cuisine : British
Price Indication Per Head : £70

Pies have a long and noble history in traditional British cuisine and the chefs at Holborn Dining Room are known as British pie specialists. Not your ordinary common or garden pies, we might add; think the finest pies that you will be likely to eat in a restaurant and you begin to get the picture. They even offer a Pie Tasting menu! The Pie Room is available for evening service only and seats up to 10 for private dinners.

The London EDITION | Fitzrovia | W1T 3NP
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Cuisine : Modern British
Price Indication Per Head : £70

Acclaimed Michelin starred chef Jason Atherton’s Berners Tavern is located within The London EDITION hotel in Fitzrovia, close to Oxford Circus in the centre of the West End. The elegant wood paneled upstairs PDR is perfect for intimate dining groups of up to 14. For larger events the hotel’s Punch Room seats up to 40 guests. 

Corrigan’s | Mayfair | W1K 7EH
Maximum Seated Capacity : 33
Cuisine : British
Price Indication Per Head : £60

Corrigan’s on the western edge of Mayfair, close to Park Lane, is owned by celebrity Irish chef Richard Corrigan. A long standing fixture of the Mayfair restaurant scene, Corrigan’s serves seasonal British and Irish cuisine and has four private event spaces. The Chef’s Table seats up to 15 with a full view of the chefs at work and The Lindsay Room seats larger group dining events of up to 33. For more intimate groups The Kitchen Library seats up to 6 and The Poet’s Corner up to 12. 

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Modern European cuisine

Restaurant food has undergone a transformation in the last 30 years with many non-cuisine specific restaurants and pubs often serving what might be referred to as ‘modern European’ cuisine. The term refers to dishes and styles influenced by the best that the European mainland has to offer presented in a uniquely British way.

Quaglino’s | St. James’s | SW1Y 6AJ
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Cuisine : Modern European
Price Indication Per Head : £60

Quaglino’s has for decades been known as a celebrity haunt with past regular diners including Princess Diana and George Michael. Part of the D & D London restaurant group, this buzzy St. James’s restaurant has two PDRs with The Prince of Wales Room seating up to 40 guests and the smaller Giovanni Room seating up to 14 guests.

The Prince of Wales Room at Quaglino’s, St. James’s, London


Heddon Street Kitchen | Mayfair | W1B 4BE
Maximum Seated Capacity : 12
Cuisine : Modern European
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Heddon Street Kitchen is a stylishly affordable Gordon Ramsay eatery located on the small West End side street of Heddon Street – close to Piccadilly Circus and known to rock ’n’ roll aficionados as the evocative location backdrop to David Bowie’s iconic Ziggy Stardust album cover. Ideal for more intimate group dining events, the venue’s private dining room seats up to 12 with the Kitchen Table providing a view of the chefs at work for up to 10 guests.

The Sloane Club | Chelsea | SW1W 8BS
Maximum Seated Capacity : 75
Maximum Standing Capacity : 150
Cuisine : Modern European
Price Indication Per Head : £50

The Sloane Club in Chelsea’s Lower Sloane Street is an exclusive private Member’s Club and Sloane Place is a boutique hotel. Both venues have function rooms available to hire for private dining events. The Sloane Room is perfect for smaller group events of up to 20 seated (25 standing) guests. The Main Dining Room and The Chelsea Rooms can respectively accommodate 63 – 75 seated (120 – 150 standing) guests with up to 50 standing guests comfortably fitting into The Cocktail Bar. 
 

Riding House Café | Fitzrovia | W1W 7PQ
Maximum Seated Capacity : 55
Cuisine : Modern European
Price Indication Per Head : £40

Riding House Café in Great Tichfield Street – just above Oxford Street in Fitzrovia – is a relaxed all-day brasserie serving affordably priced Modern European cuisine. The Stables PDR seats up to 16 guests and is equipped with audio visual equipment making it ideal for business meetings in the West End as well as personal group dining events. Larger private dining events can be accommodated in The Dining Room’s semi-private dining space. 
 

28°-50° Covent Garden | Covent Garden | WC2H 9FB
Maximum Seated Capacity : 100
Maximum Standing Capacity : 120
Cuisine : Modern European
Price Indication Per Head : £55

Located on the western edge of Covent Garden, 28°-50° Covent Garden provides a relaxed environment for events in the West End district. This stylish wine bar serves a seasonal menu and has three function rooms available for private hire. The Wine Room is ideal for intimate events of up to 10 seated (16 standing) guests. The Oyster Room accommodates up to 33 seated (40 standing) guests and The Oak Room fits up to 62 seated (80 standing) guests. The three rooms can be combined for large group events of up to 100 seated (120 standing) guests.   

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving French cuisine

Le cuisine de France. Mais oui, London has it in abundance! The capital city boasts many French restaurants with private rooms for events. Whether you’re looking for a high end fine dining establishment with chefs trained at some of the finest restaurants in France, a Michelin starred French joint or neighbourhood bistros & brasseries, London has it covered.

Le Café du Marché | Farringdon | EC1M 6DX
Maximum Seated Capacity : 60
Maximum Standing Capacity : 100
Cuisine : French
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Le Grenier private dining room at Le Café du Marché, Smithfield, London

Located in a Smithfield mews house, Le Café du Marche is an authentic French restaurant within easy walking distance from the Farringdon and Barbican districts on the western fringes of The City. Opened in 1986 and still family run, there are two private dining spaces. The upstairs Le Grenier private room holds up to 60 seated guests or 100 for standing receptions and the Le Rendezvous semi-private room is ideal for group dining events of up to 35 or 60 standing guests.

Cabotte | The City | EC2V 7AY
Maximum Seated Capacity : 18
Maximum Standing Capacity : 40
Cuisine : French
Price Indication Per Head : £50

With a choice of over 600 wines and serving traditional French cuisine, Cabotte is a great destination for small to medium private dining events in the Square Mile. Cabotte has two PDRs. The smaller Magnum Room provides a view into the buzz of the kitchen and seats up to 11. The Jeroboam Room accommodates up to 18 seated guests or up to 40 for standing events.  

Clarette | Marylebone | W1U 7HS
Maximum Seated Capacity : 34
Maximum Standing Capacity : 50
Cuisine : Contemporary French
Price Indication Per Head : £100

Within a convenient ten minute stroll from Oxford Circus, Clarette is a contemporary French restaurant housed in a Marylebone townhouse. The first floor Dining Room seats up to 34 and is also suitable for standing receptions of up to 50. The more intimate Salon Privé room has space for up to 18 seated diners or up to 30 for drinks events.

Le Boudin Blanc | Mayfair | W1J 7LT
Maximum Seated Capacity : 16
Cuisine : French
Price Indication Per Head : £55

Established in 1993, Le Boudin Blanc is a traditional French bistro in the Shepherds Market quarter of Mayfair, just a stone’s throw from Green Park and Piccadilly. Expect authentic French food and wines and a warm welcome. The atmospheric lower ground floor Cellar Room seats up to 16 and has its own bar.

Bleeding Heart | Hatton Garden | EC1N 8SJ
Maximum Seated Capacity : 124
Maximum Standing Capacity : 200
Cuisine : Modern French
Price Indication Per Head : £55

Located in a 17th century cobbled yard, Bleeding Heart in London’s historic Hatton Garden jewellery district is less than 5 minutes walk from Farringdon station. Priding itself on its authentic Gallic cuisine and wine selection, Bleeding Heart has a choice of PDRs for all sizes of group dining events. The Parlour hold up to 16 seated/20 standing guests and The Wine Cellar accommodates 16 – 30 seated (40 standing) guests. For larger private events The Number One Dining Room has space for 60 seated or standing guests with The Crypt accommodating 124 seated seated guests or up to 200 for standing receptions.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Italian cuisine

Italian restaurants have for generations been a staple of the London restaurant scene. The sheer diversity of Italian restaurants in the capital city – more often than not serving authentic family recipes for regional Italian cuisine – can be overwhelming. Fine dining establishments and trattorias serving freshly made antipasti, pasta, fish and meat courses complemented with great Italian wines make for an unforgettable private dining experience. Buon appetito!

Bocca di Lupo | Soho | W1D 7DD
Maximum Seated Capacity : 32
Maximum Standing Capacity : 45
Cuisine : Regional Italian
Price Indication Per Head : £50

The Remus Room at Bocca di Lupo, Soho, London

Since opening in 2008, Bocca di Lupo’s reputation for serving the very best regional cuisine that Italy has to offer has made it something of an institution on the Soho dining scene. The Remus Room is ideal for small – medium group dining events of 12 – 30 guests and can also hold up to 42 guests for private standing drinks parties.

Sartoria | Mayfair | W1S 3PR
Maximum Seated Capacity : 50
Maximum Standing Capacity : 70
Cuisine : Italian
Price Indication Per Head : £60

For a classy taste of Italy in the heart of Mayfair, D & D London’s Sartoria restaurant on Savile Row has two PDRs for group dining events. The larger room holds up to 25 seated (35 standing) and the second private room can accommodate up to 20 seated or 35 standing guests. The rooms can be combined for larger events of up to 50 seated (70 standing) and the restaurant’s intimate Wine Room seats up to six.

Murano | Mayfair | W1J 5PP
Maximum Seated Capacity : 12
Cuisine : Michelin Starred Italian
Price Indication Per Head : £100

The Chef’s Table at celebrity chef Angela Hartnett’s flagship Michelin starred Murano London restaurant in Mayfair seats up to 12. The room has a window enabling guests to witness the theatre of the kitchen preparation of their food at one of the capital’s finest restaurants.

Bocconcino | Mayfair | W1J 8E
Maximum Seated Capacity : 85
Cuisine : Italian
Price Indication Per Head : £70

With a reputation for serving delicious Italian cuisine prepared from the freshest of ingredients, Mayfair’s Bocconcino Italian restaurant has two separate private dining spaces. The lower ground floor seats up to 40 and the larger upper ground floor can accommodate large group dining events of up to 85.

Enoteca Turi | Victoria | SW1W 8PH
Maximum Seated Capacity : 30
Cuisine : Authentic Regional Italian
Price Indication Per Head : £60

Established by the Turi family in 1990 and specialising in the authentic taste of Italy, Enoteca Turi on Pimlico Road is within easy walking distance of Victoria and Sloane Square in Chelsea. The atmospheric Wine Cellar seats up to 30 guests.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Chinese cuisine

London is home to some of the finest Chinese restaurants in the world. If you’re looking for a restaurant in the capital serving authentic fine Cantonese, Sichuan or Northern regional cuisine for a private group meal in the city it’s sometimes hard to know where to start. Here’s a taste of some of the best Chinese restaurants serving delicious authentic regional classic dishes, the freshest dim sum, dumplings & noodles and the crispiest of Peking ducks for events.

China Tang at The Dorchester | Mayfair | W1K 1Q
Maximum Seated Capacity : 36
Maximum Standing Capacity : 100
Cuisine : Cantonese
Price Indication Per Head : £100

Private dining room at China Tang at The Dorchester

China Tang is an exceptional Chinese restaurant within London’s iconic Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair on the edge of Hyde Park. Opened in 2005, the restaurant exudes art deco elegance and is known for the excellence of its Cantonese cuisine. The memorably named Ping, Pang & Pong private dining rooms seat 12 – 36 guests in a varety of formats or up to 100 guests for standing receptions.

Hutong | London Bridge | SE1 9RY
Maximum Seated Capacity : 24
Cuisine : Northern Chinese
Price Indication Per Head : £90

If you are looking for a fine dining Chinese restaurant with breath-taking views of the London skyline then Hutong has to be your go-to venue! Located on the 33rd floor of The Shard, the restaurant has two PDRs with the smaller Shanghai Room seating up to 16 and the Beijing Room accommodating up to 24 guests.

Park Chinois | Mayfair | W1J 8EA
Maximum Seated Capacity : 134
Maximum Standing Capacity : 250
Cuisine : Chinese
Price Indication Per Head : £120

Expect to be truly wowed as you enter through the jade iron gates for opulence awaits. Park Chinois in Mayfair’s elegant Berkeley Square evokes the exoticism of Shanghai cabaret supper clubs of the 1930s. The venue’s smaller private dining rooms include Salon Noir (seating up to 9), Salon Rouge (12), The Opera semi-private space and the Wave Bar which can hold up to 25 seated guests or up to 80 for standing events. Park Chinois also caters for larger banqueting events with Salon de Chine accommodating up to 127 seated (200 standing) and Club Chinois holding up to 134 seated or 250 standing guests.

Hakkasan Hanway Place | Fitzrovia | W1T 1HD
Maximum Seated Capacity : 65
Maximum Standing Capacity : 80
Cuisine : Modern Chinese
Price Indication Per Head : £65

Since its opening in 2001 as the first Hakkasan restaurant this Michelin starred Fitzrovia fine dining establishment has gained a rightful reputation as one of London’s finest Chinese restaurants. The Ling Ling PDR can host larger events of up to 65 guests or up to 80 guests for standing drinks receptions. For more intimate events, the venue has a semi-private dining room accommodating up to 20 seated or standing guests. 

Imperial Treasure | St. James’s | SW1Y 4BE
Maximum Seated Capacity : 14
Cuisine : Chinese
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Chinese fine dining restaurant Imperial Treasure occupies a Grade II listed townhouse in St. James’s, a brisk five minute walk from the capital city’s Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus landmarks. The restaurant has three PDRs on its mezzanine floor. The Ru Yi Room seats up to 8, the Ji Xiang Room seats up to 10 with the Wan Shou Room seating up to 14.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Indian cuisine

Away from the myriad of curry houses found in every London neighbourhood are to be found some truly excellent Indian restaurants with function rooms for private meals with family, friends or colleagues. Tandooris, curries and grills take pride of place with vegetarian & halal requirements all catered for. Spice up your London event by holding it at a great contemporary Indian restaurant!

Benares | Mayfair | W1J 6BS
Maximum Seated Capacity : 36
Maximum Standing Capacity : 60
Cuisine : Modern Indian
Price Indication Per Head : £65

The Chef’s Table at Benares, Mayfair, London

Describing their cuisine as modern Indian with a contemporary British twist, Michelin starred Benares has since its 2003 opening gained a reputation as one of the  finest Indian restaurants in London. The venue has four PDRs and a lounge for private group events. The Chef’s Table seats up to 8 guests with a glass wall providing a view of the kitchen action. The Sommelier’s Table – as its name suggests – provides expert wine pairing for the restaurant’s exquisite food and seats up to 10. The Berkeley Room seats up 16 and The Dover Room can accommodate up to 36. The Lounge at Benares is ideal for pre-dinner drinks of up to 60 guests as well as private dining events of up to 30.

Trishna | Marylebone | W1U 3DG
Maximum Seated Capacity : 35
Maximum Standing Capacity : 30
Cuisine : Indian Michelin Star
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Trishna, in the heart of Marylebone in London’s West End, call their unique cuisine a contemporary taste of coastal Indian and obtained a Michelin star within 4 years of opening in 2008 which the restaurant has retained ever since. This ensures that if you are looking for a fine dining Indian restaurant in the capital for a private dining event Trishna should be amongst those at the top of your list. The lower ground floor PDR seats up to 12 and there is a semi-private space within the main restaurant floor which lends itself to seated events of up to 35 or 30 for drinks receptions. 

Kahani | Chelsea | SW1X 9AE
Maximum Seated Capacity : 14
Maximum Standing Capacity : 30
Cuisine : Contemporary Indian
Price Indication Per Head : £60

Located just a few minutes stroll from Sloane Square, chef patron Peter Joseph’s Kahani restaurant in Chelsea prides itself on its modern take on Indian cuisine using the finest British ingredients. Expect Michelin acclaimed Indian dining of the highest order. The Peacock Room overlooks the main restaurant and seats up to 14 for private dining events.

Chokhi Dhani | Battersea | SW8 5AW
Maximum Seated Capacity : 14
Maximum Standing Capacity : 30
Cuisine : Indian
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Since opening in early 2018 Chokhi Dhani has gained a reputation as being one of south west London’s most popular Indian restaurants. Located in the vibrant Riverside Walk district of Battersea, Chokhi Dhani serves upmarket Indian cuisine and has a private dining room seating up to 14 guests (8 minimum) or up to 30 for drinks receptions.

Chakra | Kensington | W8 4L
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Cuisine : Indian
Price Indication Per Head : £40

Celebrating North Indian cuisines with Punjabi influences Chakra Kensington brings an authentic taste of India to West London. The restaurant is located within the quiet backstreets of Kensington close to High Street Kensington tube and has a stylish downstairs PDR seating up to 40 guests.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Asian Fusion cuisine

One of the most exciting culinary innovations in the London restaurant scene in the last decade has been the number of contemporary restaurants specialising in Pan-Asian and Asian Fusion cuisine. These most innovative of cuisines include Asian-inspired dishes with influences from the Pacific Rim, southern India, Thailand and Vietnam. Private rooms at Pan-Asian and Asian Fusion are guaranteed to stimulate your guests’ tastebuds whilst providing them with an unforgettable event.

Lucky Cat | Mayfair | W1K 6JP
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Standing Capacity : 50
Cuisine : Asian Inspired
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Private dining room at Lucky Cat, Mayfair, London

Since its opening in 2019, Mayfair’s Lucky Cat has received plaudits for its unique take on Asian inspired cuisine. This unique restaurant from Gordon Ramsay has a wonderful seasonal pick ’n’ mix menu and packs a mean punch with its wonderful choice of cocktails. For more intimate group dining events The Umi private room and both the Kasai & Kori Chef’s Tables seat up to ten guests with larger gatherings accommodated by the Tochi & Sora PDRs which respectively seat up to 30 and 40 guests.  

Sexy Fish | Mayfair | W1J 6BR
Maximum Seated Capacity : 48
Maximum Standing Capacity : 60
Cuisine : Asian with a focus on Japan
Price Indication Per Head : £85

Caprice Restaurants’ Sexy Fish in Mayfair specialises in the taste of Asia with a focus on Japan. This always-in-demand restaurant serves sushi & sashimi alongside a great selection of seafood and meats cooked on traditional robatayaki grills. The Coral Reef private room at Sexy Fish is quite simply one of the most visually striking PDRs in the capital with its huge live coral reef tanks. The room comes with its own private bar and is suitable for group dining events of up to 48 guests or standing drinks receptions of up to 60.

Buddha-Bar London | Knightsbridge | SW1X 7PA
Maximum Seated Capacity : 55
Maximum Standing Capacity : 70
Cuisine : Pan Asian
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Buddha-Bar London has been wowing Knightsbridge diners since 2012 with its delicious Pan Asian cuisine. The venue has a deserved reputation as one of the capital city’s top nightspots with its opulent décor, chilled DJ sets and an impressive cocktails list. The private dining room seats up to 55 and can also be hired for drinks receptions of up to 70. Bar booths and restaurant alcoves seat up to 12 with private hire of other spaces within the venue also available for large events of 80 – 160 seated (180 – 300 standing) guests.

The Ivy Asia | St. Paul’s | EC4M 9AG
Maximum Seated Capacity : 24
Maximum Standing Capacity : 35
Cuisine : Asian Fusion
Price Indication Per Head : £50

The Ivy Asia in the St. Paul’s district aces it when it comes to Asian Fusion cuisine in the City of London. Its Asian inspired menus, impressive drinks & cocktails lists and lavish interiors combine to provide a great draw for City folk. The first floor Edo Room overlooks St. Paul’s Cathedral and seats up to 24 for group dining events or up to 35 for drinks & canapés.


Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Michelin starred cuisine

If you’re looking for a private room at a high end restaurant in London and really want to push the boat out to impress your guests there is only one real option – hold it at a Michelin starred restaurant. Many Michelin starred restaurant in London have private function rooms and here’s a selection of some of the best.

Hakkasan Mayfair | Mayfair | W1J 6QB
Seated Capacity : 60
Standing Capacity : 70
Cuisine : Chinese Fine Dining
Price Indication Per Head : £80

The private dining room at Hakkasan Mayfair, London

One of two Hakkasan’s Michelin starred restaurants in the W1 district of the West End, Hakkasan Mayfair serves some of the finest Chinese cuisine that the capital has to offer. The Bruton Street restaurant has a PDR seating up to 16 guests and The Wine Cellar accommodates larger group events of up to 60 seated (70 standing) guests.

Pied à Terre | Fitzrovia | W1T 2NH
Maximum Seated Capacity : 16
Cuisine : French
Price Indication Per Head : £80

It’s a huge achievement for a restaurant to gain a Michelin star but quite something else to hold it for 28 years. All of which leads us to suggest that if you are looking to hold a small private dining event at truly excellent French fine dining restaurant in London you would be hard pushed to find a better one than Pied à Terre which has held & retained its Michelin star rating since within 3 months of opening in late 1991. The private dining room at Pied à Terre seats up to 16 guests and the Chef’s Table seats up to 8. A semi-private dining space in the restaurant also seats up to 10.

Angler at South Place | City of London | EC2M 2AF
Maximum Seated Capacity : 12
Cuisine : Modern British
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Angler is a Michelin starred restaurant located at the top of South Place Hotel in The City, close to Moorgate station. The restaurant has a rooftop terrace with views over the City skyline available to hire for events and the glass wall to the kitchen of the Chef’s View private room allows up to 12 guests to witness the excitement of the preparation of their food. The restaurant is also available to hire privately for large events of up to 80 seated guests.

Gymkhana | Mayfair | W1S 4JH
Maximum Seated Capacity : 12
Cuisine : Contemporary Indian
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Gymkhana restaurant in Albemarle Street, Mayfair has held a Michelin star since 2014 and serves a stylishly contemporary take on Indian cuisine. The two private dining booths in the vaults off the lower ground floor provide banquette seating for 10 – 12 guests. The lower ground floor is also available for group dining events of up to 45.

Galvin La Chapelle | Spitalfields | E1 6DY
Maximum Seated Capacity : 30
Cuisine : 30
Price Indication Per Head : £100

Chris & Jeff Galvin – known to London’s discerning diners simply as The Galvin Brothers – opened Galvin La Chapelle in 2009. The restaurant gained Michelin star recognition within two years of opening which it has retained ever since. Located – as its name suggests – in a coverted 19th century chapel, this French fine dining establishment is a popular destination for group dining events in The City due to it being just a five minute walk from Liverpool Street station. The Gallery private dining space overlooks the main restaurant and seats up to 16. The Arch provides a curtained-off semi-private dining space for up to 30 guests.  

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving Japanese cuisine

If you and your guests know your sushi from your sashimi and are partial to the culinary delight of wasabi flavouring, what could be better than booking a private room at a first class Japanese restaurant for your group dining event in London?  Here’s our choice of the best Japanese restaurants with private dining spaces that the capital city has to offer. Itadakimasu!

Nobu London Old Park Lane | Mayfair | W1K 1L
Maximum Seated Capacity : 50
Maximum Standing Capacity : 70
Cuisine : Japanese With Peruvian Influence
Price Indication Per Head : £100

The White Room at Nobu Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London

Nobu Old Park Lane opened to massive acclaim in 1997 and has remained a magnet for lovers of its sophisticated Japanese-Peruvian cuisine ever since. The restaurant is located on the first floor of The Metropolitan Hotel and is widely lauded for its legendary sushi bar where guests seated at stools experience the theatre of the skill of the sushi chefs’ preparation. The White Room seats up to 50 private dining guests (24 at one long table, 46 at two long tables or 50 at five round tables) and is also available for standing drinks & canapés events of up to 70 guests.

SUSHISAMBA City | City of London | EC2N 4AY
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Maximum Standing Capacity : 60
Cuisine : Unique Blend of Japanese, Brazilian & Peruvian
Price Indication Per Head : £80

Located on the 38th and 39th floors of 110 Bishopsgate, SUSHISAMBA City’s extraordinary views of the London skyline, samba grooves and unique style of cuisine make it one of the most desirable restaurants in The City for events. The  Lounge overlooks the main restaurant and seats up to 40 seated guests or up to 60 guests for standing receptions.

Sake No Hana | St. James’s | SW1A 1HA
Maximum Seated Capacity : 24
Maximum Standing Capacity : 50
Cuisine : Japanese Fine Dining
Price Indication Per Head : £70

If you are looking for modern Japanese fine dining in the West End, Sake No Hana in the heart of St. James’s fits the bill perfectly. Its fabulous a la carte menu contains a mouth-watering choice of sushi, sashimi and charcoal grilled dishes. The restaurant is conveniently close to Mayfair and has a PDR seating up to 24 guests which can also be hired for standing receptions of up to 50.

aqua kyoto | Soho | W1F 7EB
Maximum Seated Capacity : 10
Cuisine : Japanese
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Located close to the internationally famous Liberty London department store on Argyll Street at the edge of Soho, aqua kyoto serves contemporary Japanese cuisine including its own style of sushi & sushimi and has an eye-catching sumibayaki charcoal grill. The restaurant has an intimate PDR seating up to 10 guests with a roof terrace bar affording a stunning view of Regent Street.

Flesh & Buns | Fitzrovia | W1T 3L
Maximum Seated Capacity : 36
Cuisine : Japanese Izakaya
Price Indication Per Head : £40

Flesh & Buns in Fitzrovia, close to Oxford Circus, is a popular Japanese restaurant in the heart of the West End. The venue provides a unique Izakaya casual dining experience – similar to a Spanish tapas bar – where guests are served a variety of small shared dishes. Flesh & Buns’ cuisine reflects the Peruvian influence of Nikkei food. The two PDRs at the restaurant each seat up to 18 guests and can be combined to seat larger group dining events of up to 36 guests.

Private dining rooms at London restaurants serving seafood cuisine

Together with its wonderful fish market at New Billingsgate the capital has an enviable choice of first class seafood restaurants with function rooms for group dining events. With freshness and sustainability to the fore restaurants specialising in seafood provide a healthy alternative cuisine destination for private dining events in London.

Scott’s | Mayfair | W1K 2HE
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Maximum Standing Capacity : 50
Cuisine : British – Fish & Seafood
Price Indication Per Head : £70

Scott’s has been a Mayfair institution on Mount Street since 1967 and specialises in serving the freshest of fish & seafood. A regular dining haunt of A-list celebrities, the restaurant has a stylish champagne and oyster bar and two PDRs for group dining events. The main private dining room can accommodate up to 40 seated guests or up to 50 for drinks & canapés. For more intimate events, The Platinum Arowana Room seats up to 6 guests.   

The private dining room at Scott’s, Mayfair, London


Chamberlain’s | City of London | EC3V 1LR
Maximum Seated Capacity : 60
Maximum Standing Capacity : 75
Cuisine : Seafood / Modern British
Price Indication Per Head : £50

Chamberlain’s in The City’s historic Leadenhall Market has been owned by four generations of the same family who have been fish suppliers at the capital’s Billingsgate fish market – just four miles away from the restaurant – since 1940. Chamberlain’s has four private dining spaces with the mezzanine and ground floor each accommodating up to 16 seated guests and The Brasserie seating up to 35. For larger group dining events the first floor seats up to 60. The restaurant’s private dining areas are also suitable for standing drinks receptions of 20 – 75 guests.

Fish Works Covent Garden | Covent Garden | WC2B 5JY
Maximum Seated Capacity : 40
Maximum Standing Capacity : 60
Cuisine : Seafood
Price Indication Per Head : £40

Fish Works in Covent Garden is one of the capital’s best sustainable seafood restaurants … think gourmet fish and chips and the finest British fruits de mer and you begin to get the picture. The Cove private room at this popular West End restaurant can accommodate up to 40 group dining guests or up to 60 for standing events.

Wright Brothers Battersea | Battersea | SW8 4NN
Maximum Seated Capacity : 30
Maximum Standing Capacity : 40
Cuisine : British Seafood / Oyster House
Price Indication Per Head : £40

Wright Brothers operates a number of restaurants in the capital and has been supplying oysters to hundreds of London restaurants since 2002. It’s Battersea restaurant – within a two minute walk from the iconic Battersea Power Station – has an outside terrace with stunning views over the Thames. The Coal Room seats up to 30 seated guests and is perfect for standing events of up to 40.

Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill | Mayfair | W1B 4DG
Maximum Seated Capacity : 60
Maximum Standing Capacity : 100
Cuisine : Seafood & British
Price Indication Per Head : £60

Revered for over 100 years as one of the capital’s swishest seafood restaurants, Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill is famed for its fish pie, seafood platters and dishes using hand reared meat from Britain and Ireland. Bentley’s has PDRs seating from 14 – 60 guests. The Crustacea Room is located on the first floor and seats 14. The Swallow Library seats up to 18 and The Den seats up to 20. These rooms when combined form The Swallow Street Rooms accommodating up to 30 guests at one table, up to 60 guests at round tables or up to 100 for canapé receptions. The outside terrace is also available for group dining events of up to 100 when the weather permits.

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