London’s Best Private Dining Room Restaurants For Groups

The Ballroom at Beach Blanket Babylon


“It is full of the cool and the beautiful, just like walking into a D&G advert”.

Beach Blanket Babylon is Notting Hill’s best kept secret. Established in 1990, Beach Blanket Babylon is more than just a bar or restaurant. It is a club for the discerning, that doesn’t require a membership. It is a uniquely versatile space which offers a cool and hop environment to relax in, ideal for private functions, including company gatherings, masked balls, cocktail soirees, film premieres, engagement soirees and more. The visually stunning Ballroom is the perfect place to host banquet dinners for any occasion for up to 60 people, or if you fancy throwing a masked ball, it accommodates for up to 110 people. For a more intimate setting, The Crypt, a decadent grotto, caters to a private party of 42. Beach Blanket Babylon’s world-renowned bar provides the best and most luxurious cocktails, wines and Champagnes.

Murano, Green Park

Chef patron Angela Hartnett and head chef Diego Cardoso’s Michelin Starred restaurant, Murano London, is based in the heart of Mayfair. Murano opened in 2008, and within just 4 months achieved a Michelin Star, followed by 4 AA Rosettes. Murano was also the winner of the BBC Food and Farming awards in 2012 for its game and poultry in particular. The restaurant offers an ambience and approach to service which focuses on enabling their guests to feel instantly welcome and at home. Murano’s intimate setting caters to a group of 50 to 55 people. Growing up in an Italian household, Angela’s passion for food was instilled in her from a very young age. From duck and black truffle agnolotti onion stew to charred mackerel and confit pork belly, apple puree and roasted courgette, the magnificent dishes prepared by Angela do not fail to tickle your taste buds. The Murano wine cellar offers guests a regional Italian wine list which complements the nature of the cuisine and is of the highest quality and flavour.

CUT at 45 Park Lane, Mayfair

CUT at 45 Park Lane is Wolfgang Puck’s first restaurant and bar to open in Europe. Wolfgang Puck is a world renowned chef, who has created some of the world’s finest destination restaurants due to his culinary brilliance. The restaurant mirrors the award-winning original CUT based in Beverly Hills, offering outstanding Wagyu steaks and a wonderful wine list. The restaurant has a contemporary, dynamic and vibrant environment, serving guests with modern American steaks, from prime dry and wet aged beef to succulent pan-roasted lobster and salads. The restaurant’s seating on the ground floor caters for 70 guests, with bar-dining on the first floor for 30 people.

The William Kent Room at The Ritz, Green Park

For those of you who wish to celebrate a special occasion in a fittingly grand fashion, then the private dining rooms of The Ritz are just for you. Perfectly located in the heart of London’s West End, The Ritz overlooks the world renowned Piccadilly centre and Green Park. The William Kent House is a stunning and elegant dining room decorated in Italian Renaissance style with its lavish appointment and detail, and is the signature private dining room of The Ritz London. The room can host up to 50 guests for a standing reception, and 24 guests in boardroom style. Outside of the William Kent House is a beautiful eighteenth century private garden with a capacity for 100 people. The garden offers its guests a wonderful and tranquil surrounding to relax in and enjoy afternoon tea parties or pre-dinner drinks receptions in.

The Crypt room at The Bleeding Heart Yard, Farringdon


The magical and medieval Crypt is the perfect venue choice for a special private event, catering to a capacity of 50 to 120 guests. The Crypt is over 600 years old, and has been hosting celebratory parties since Henry VIII held his wedding feast there in the year of 1531. From then till now, the Crypt has offered the same superb food, wine and service as the renowned Bleeding Heart French restaurant. From roasted pumpkin soup with sage, toasted pumpkin seeds and crème fraîche and lightly smoked Yorkshire venison to crispy-skinned sea bream, pastilla of duck and foie gras in cinnamon red wine jus and chocolate delice and caramel honeycomb with an orange coulis, the menu will not fail to disappoint.

The Don, Bank


The Don restaurant was formerly a Sandeman’s port warehouse, which has been converted into a Modern European dining room with a ‘wall of wines’. From Essex pheasant with wild mushrooms and chestnuts to succulent fillet of Cumbrian beef from the grill and treacle tart with coconut and wasabi ice cream, The Don’s seasonal dishes are mouth-wateringly good. What’s more, their wine list is celebrated city-wide, presenting to its guests a cellar of 400 bottles, with some covetable vintage ports, sherries and madeiras dating back to 1900. The Don offers a unique private dining experience within the city’s most attractively restored historic dining rooms for a maximum capacity of 150 people. If you are looking to find a venue where you can enjoy fine food, superb wines and an unrivalled level of warm, friendly and professional service, come to The Don.

Mint Leaf, Haymarket

Mint Leaf offers an elegant private hire space accommodating up to 300 guests standing for a canapé and drinks reception, perfect for private parties, events and weddings. The restaurant offers a bespoke menu package, which are available on request. The Lounge is closed on weekends, and is therefore the ideal space for exclusive hire. If you are looking for a more glamorous and intimate setting, then the Mezzanine Champagne bar is just for you. This deluxe space is perfect for more intimate parties and networking events of 30 (seated) or 60 (standing) for a canapé and drinks reception. The bar space at Mint Leaf is ideal for a champagne reception, followed by a dinner in their very own private dining room located directly below. Alternatively, booths surrounded by elegant drapes can be designed to accommodate for smaller groups. For delicious food, excellent service and a warm ambience, choose Mint Leaf for your next event.


Baltic is a restaurant specialising in the cuisines of Eastern and Central Europe, from the pickled fish, dumplings and soups of Russia and Poland, to the hearty and spiced stews of Hungary through to the aromatic grills of Central Asia. Baltic is based in an eighteenth century former coach builder’s works which has been beautifully redesigned, although its original character still remains prominent. The 40 foot wooden trussed ceilings, clean lines and skylights make dining with Baltic a wonderful and unique experience. Baltic hosts various private dining experiences, from small cocktail and canapé receptions to work dinners, accommodating 150 guests seated or 300 standing. From chicken satsivi with walnut and garlic sauce to salmon tartar on toasted pumpernickel, Siberian pelmeni and white chocolate and vanilla cheesecake, Baltic’s canapé selection does not fail to disappoint with its creative and delicious combinations.

The Drawing Room at Fortnum and Mason

fortnumandmasonFrom working breakfasts and intimate lunches, to drinks receptions and elegant gatherings, private dining at Fortnum and Mason will be a memorable experience. The Drawing Room at Fortnum and Mason, one of four private dining spaces, is light and beautiful, lined with hand-painted silk wallpaper. With each room having its own distinctive style and atmosphere, your event will have just the right amount of glamour and elegance to impress. The ambience of the Drawing Room is perfect for any event, whether it be a cocktail party, business dinner or a tea ceremony, seating up to 60 people or up to 80 for a drinks reception. Fortnum and Mason is the perfect host for any event, with elegant private dining spaces and in-house chefs at your disposal.

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