Alfresco or outdoor private dining is one approach the hospitality sector is likely to take when venues reopen with social distancing in place following the Coronavirus pandemic.

Alfresco dining in London – especially during the summer months – provides a safe & memorable experience for guests and enables them to enjoy fresh air usually with a great visual backdrop.

On this page you can discover which of your favourite London venues are offering outdoor private dining.


Heddon Street Kitchen
Modern European |
Seats up to 250 |
£40+ per person

A beautiful and brooding space, Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen has private dining rooms able to accommodate 10 – 60 seated guests and has other spaces are available for exclusive hire for 80 – 250 seated (120 – 420 standing) guests.

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South Place Hotel
Modern European |
Seats up to 100 |
£50+ per person

South Place hotel has five private dining rooms seating between 10 to 20 guests with larger banqueting event spaces seating 50 to 100 guests for events.

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aqua nueva El Salon private dining room
Aqua London, Regent Street
Japanese and Spanish |
Seats up to 30 |
£30+ per person

aqua London has two private dining rooms seating 10 & 15 guests. aqua nueva La Casita with its own private terrace accommodates 30 seated / 80 standing guests.

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Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill, Piccadilly.
British |
Seats up to 60 |
£50+ per person

Bentley’s has three private dining rooms seating between 14 to 60 guests or up to 100 for standing canapé receptions.

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Orrery
French |
Seats up to 100 |
£75+ per person

The private dining room at Orrery restaurant in Marylebone High Street seats up to 12 guests. Restaurant exclusive hire also available for up to 100 seated (150 standing guests. The Rooftop Terrace can accommodate up to 40 seated (70 standing) guests.

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The Elysée Restaurant
Modern European |
Seats up to 150 |
£30+ per person

The two private dining rooms at Fitzrovia’s The Elysée can accommodate 20 – 40 seated guests or 30 – 50 guests for standing drinks receptions. The rooms can also accommodate 60 seated (80 standing) guests when combined. The main dining room seats up to 130 guests.

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41 Portland Place
Modern European |
Seats up to 73 |
£65+ per person

The private dining rooms at 41 Portland Place are able to accommodate private dining events of 10 – 70 seated guests and standing receptions of 30 – 140 guests.

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Holmes Hotel London
Modern European |
Seats up to 20 |
£50+ per person

Holmes Hotel London is located in Chiltern Street, in the heart of Marylebone Village. Private dining rooms at Holmes Hotel and The Residence at Holmes Hotel can accommodate 6 – 60 guests or 8 – 100 guests for standing receptions.

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Yauatcha City
Chinese |
Seats up to 60 |
£50+ per person

Yauatcha City is a Chinese restaurant specialising in Cantonese cuisine located in the heart of the City of London in Broadgate Circle, close to Liverpool Street station. The private dining room seats up to 30 guests and outdoor terrace space seats up to 60 guests for alfresco private dining events.

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Bluebird Restaurant Private Dining Room Beaufort Room
Bluebird Chelsea
Modern European |
Seats up to 200 |
£55+ per person

Bluebird Restaurant on the Kings Road has four private dining rooms seating from 32 to 120 guests. Exclusive hire available for up to 200 seated / 500 standing guests.

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Le Pont de la Tour
French |
Seats up to 26 |
£50+ per person

Le Pont de la Tour in Shad Thames overlooks Tower Bridge and has two private dining rooms respectively seating up to 20 and up to 25 guests.

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