London’s best private dining rooms

London’s is recognized as one of the top foodie cities in the world with fabulous new restaurants, bars and hotels opening all the time. From Mediterranean to Asian, South American and everything else in between, the Capital has it all. But it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot, what’s not and what’s just perfect for your occasion, not to mention time consuming and even a little daunting if you’re the one tasked with booking an event!

Whether you’re looking to book a small meeting or a large party here at we can help. From small meetings, birthday celebrations and team meetings to corporate dinners, networking receptions, a wedding venue, space for a product launch or anything else, here at, guess what… we’ve got private rooms a plenty for you.

And to help make your search even easier, we’ve broken it down into, what we hope, are super-useful categories, to make finding the perfect venue for your event that much easier.

So here’s our guide to London’s best private dining rooms by genre, size, style and more … scroll down & don’t forget our free venue-finding service here if you need more help.


Private dining rooms in London for up to 10 guests

Intimate, clandestine, romantic and discrete – private dining rooms for up to ten guests are, by their very nature, small and select. For business, this size of event often means

Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness

Private dining rooms in London for 10 – 20 guests

  Leaving parties, team celebrations and friends’ get togethers often end up with around this number of guests. It’s a great size –small enough to still feel intimate but big


Private dining rooms in London for 20 – 30 guests

The most frequent size of event booked on this site, the split between corporate and private functions is quite evenly balanced. Events range from business lunches, corporate entertainment, team celebrations,


Private dining rooms in London for 30 – 40 guests

A real ‘do’, this number of guests is a big deal to organise and the venue needs to be right for the occasion. Thankfully, London has a wealth of great

Maze - Private Dining Room Image - Seats Up To 40 Guests

​Small private dining rooms in London for under 50 guests

The Capital’s hotels have long boasted a fabulous selection of private rooms for hire including a large range of small meeting rooms– but it’s not just hotels that offer private rooms these days. Restaurants, brasseries, member’s clubs and a wide variety of other venues also offer small private spaces that are perfect for hosting private and semi-private events.

The Ivy - Private Dining Room Image - Seats Up To 60 Guests

Private dining rooms in London for parties of 50 – 100 guests

From yachts on the Thames to candlelit cellars, private events for up to 100 guests can be hosted in such amazing places throughout our colourful City. Depending on the type of gathering you’re hosting, you can opt for formal or informal surrounds, modern or classical ambience and even water, dry land or ice-bars as alternatives.

The May Fair Hotel - Private Dining Room Image - Seats Up To 220 Guests

Private dining rooms in London for large parties of over 100 guests

Whether you choose to host your event in a livery hall, one of London’s amazing event yachts, a hotel conference and banqueting facility or somewhere completely off the wall like a theatre, a casino or a penthouse in the City– they’re all great venues that make our City such a brilliant destination for both national and international events.

Private Dining Room at Dinner By Heston Blumenthal - Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park 66, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA

Private rooms in London for fine dining events 

London frequently appears in lists of top foodie cities in the world and is now firmly in the ‘culinary mecca’ status Whether we’re talking Michelin stars, gourmet gastro grub, fabulous international cuisines or even great British fare, it’s all for the taking in London.

The Clarence - Private Dining Room Image - Seats Up To 40 Guests

Great value private dining rooms in London

It’s always important to get the most from your budget – and it’s important, whatever your budget, to be savvy and look carefully at the choices available for your event. Because of the wealth of options available in London, you can get great venues for extremely good value. For events that are held at non-peak times, negotiations over rates may find a softer ear, while venues that use a minimum spend rather than a direct room hire, can often prove cost effective.

Interior of Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

The best private dining rooms in London’s French restaurants

With the multitude of different styles of French dining on offer in The Capital, it can be hard to know where to look to book an event, but is

Interior of Luca Italian Restaurant, London

The best private dining rooms in London’s Italian restaurants

There’s a plethora of Italian eateries all around The Capital, many of which have private party rooms and semi-private event spaces in which to entertain. These range from traditional restaurants