​Small private dining rooms in London for under 50 guests

London is awash with small private rooms that are just perfect for discrete meetings, intimate gatherings and exclusive parties.

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.

So whether you’re looking for a modern space with state of the art technology for a high tech presentation or meeting, a room for a discrete board meeting or a stunning private room with an elegant ambience to an host intimate dinner party or a convivial celebration with select friends, then take a look at our selection of the best venues for small events right here.

Top Tip: For smaller events sharing menus not only provide a great choice of food items but provide guests with a great talking point – they’re ideal ice-breakers for do’s where guests don’t know each other.

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Gymkhana
Contemporary Indian |
Seats up to 90 |
£70+ per person

Gymkhana is an acclaimed contemporary Indian restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. Private dining spaces at Gymkhana include two vaults with banquette seating for 10 – 12 guests. The lower ground floor is available for semi-exclusive hire for up to 45 seated guests. Restaurant exclusive hire for up to 90 guests.

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Brigadiers
Indian Barbecue |
Seats up to 55 |
£60+ per person

Brigadiers in Bloomberg Arcade in the City of London has private dining rooms seating 10 – 55 guests. Blighters seats up to 55 guests and the Main Dining Room seats up to 38 guests. Three smaller private dining rooms seat 10 – 18 guests.

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Hoppers St Christopher’s Place
Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu |
Seats up to 55 |
£60+ per person

Hoppers St Christopher’s Place in Marylebone – close to Bond Street underground station – specialises in Sri Lankan & Tamil Nadu cuisine. The lower ground floor seats up to 55 and vaults on the lower ground floor each seat 8 guests.

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Lyle’s
Modern British |
Seats up to 60 |
£60+ per person

Located on the ground floor of the 1940s Tea Building in Shoreditch, Lyle’s is a clean and serene space which accommodates up to 60 seated (70 standing) guests. The minimalist design of the space makes the venue the ideal backdrop for any occasion.

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The Trinity Bell
Modern British |
Seats up to 150 |
£35+ per person

The Trinity Bell in The City has two private dining rooms. The Bell Room accommodates up to 20 seated guests and The Gin Bar accommodates up to 50 seated guests or up to 80 for private drinks receptions. Larger spaces accommodate events of up to 150 seated (310 standing) guests.

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The Grubstreet Author
Contemporary British |
Seats up to 66 |
£100+ per person

The three private dining rooms at The Grubstreet Author in the heart of The City can accommodate 50 – 66 seated guests or up to 120 guests for standing drinks receptions.

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1 Wimpole Street
Modern British |
Seats up to 110 |
£60+ per person

1 Wimpole Street in Marylebone has a selection of private dining rooms able to accommodate smaller events of 14 – 40 seated guests and large events of up to 110 seated guests or standing drinks receptions of up to 200 guests.

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FishWorks – Covent Garden
Seafood |
Seats up to 40 |
£35+ per person

The Cove private dining room at FishWorks restaurant in Covent Garden can accommodate up to 40 seated guests and is also available for standing drinks receptions of up to 60 guests.

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