From small, intimate lunches and dinners with close family members and friends (wedding celebrations, birthdays, engagements, baby showers, and Christmas parties) to large events, corporate entertaining and presentations, London’s best restaurants have private dining rooms to match almost any occasion. Here Fluid London does all the hard work for you by choosing the Top 10 best private dining rooms in London.
London Bridge & Bermondsey / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
Private dining spaces don't come much more spectacular than the three interconnected glass dining rooms at aqua shard. Situated in restaurants east-facing Tea Wing, the rooms - which can be hired for up to 22 diners - boast stunning views of the Thames from Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf and beyond. Guests can choose from beautiful set menus, all of which feature executive chef Anthony Garlando's elegant and innovative contemporary British cuisine.
Palm Court & Adelphi Suite
West End / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: International
Situated on the tree-lined thoroughfare of Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton enjoys a fabulous Covent Garden location in London's West End. The Waldorf Hilton is home to an elegant oak-panelled former Gentlemen's smoking room that's ideal for engagement parties, private dining and wedding receptions. Click here for the banquet menu. At The Waldorf Hilton, flexible banqueting and unrivalled service is always accompanied by a uniquely 5-star flavour.
The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant
Belgravia / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Add an extra dash of glamour to your next event by hosting it in one of the restaurant's three unique spaces ideal for board meetings, client dinners, family gatherings or a reunion with friends. Each room is decorated in original artwork by renowned artist Feliks Topolski, providing a memorable space for your special occasion. Combining world-class service, the best British ingredients and an extensive wine list of more than 450, The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant is the ultimate in fine dining experiences. To book Private Dining at The Rib Room, please call 020 7858 7250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
West End / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: European
On the Thames - Whether it is an intimate birthday celebration or a business meeting with valued clients, this floating bar and restaurant has a space that should suit your needs: the Wardroom. The room seats up to 16 people and truly comes into its own after dark (the view is magnificent). To discuss your private dining requirements, please contact the Events Coordinator on 020 7839 3011 or email email@example.com
Galvin at Windows
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: French
Looking for a private dining table with views of Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace? Then you need to be at The Balcony on the 28th Floor of the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. Guests in this private dining room have the option to tailor their own menu based on the restaurant's modern French inspired a la carte. Seats up to 18 guests and menus start at £58 per person.
City of London / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Near to Liverpool Street, this is possibly the best Italian restaurant in London. It has a couple of private dining options available for up to 14 guests. If your party is 6 or less, we'd recommend the Wine Cellar where you can see the bustling bar while dining amongst the tantalising wine racks filled with Italian treasures. Great for corporate entertaining.
Portal Restaurant & Bar
Clerkenwell / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Portuguese
One of the best Portuguese restaurants in London and possibly one of the best exclusive private dining rooms: the Adega Room. Holding up to 14 guests, this little beauty has a glass front and wall-to-wall fine wines. The premium reserves are carefully selected and stored in the restaurants' cellar, and this is your opportunity to dine amongst such fine specimens.
1 Lombard Street - 1776 Restaurant
City of London / Restaurant / Cuisine: Meat
This is definitely one for large corporate meetings because The Red Room can seat up 25 bankers in one go. Located in the heart of the city opposite the Bank of England, this restaurant's opulent private dining room sits conveniently next to the extensive wine cellars.
Babylon at The Roof Gardens
Kensington / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
The private areas at this restaurant offer more intimate dining options for your party. The Private Dining Room has one of the most beautiful views of London and is ideal for private parties or board meetings up to 12 guests. It has its own private terrace overlooking the resident flamingos, private iPod connection and dedicated waiter. If that's not enough, take a section for up to 28 or hire the entire restaurant exclusively for up to 120 guests. Menus are created from the seasonal a la carte menu and can be designed on a bespoke basis.
Benares by Atul Kochhar
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Indian
Atul Kochhar's Michelin star, Indian fine dining restaurant on Mayfair's snazzy Berkeley Square has several private dining options, but there are two particularly worth noting: the Chef's Table has one glass wall that looks onto the busy kitchen where the magic happens; and the Sommelier's Table which, as the name suggests, is an absolute must for wine lovers.
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