(Very) Best Restaurant Venue Hire in London

Looking for a private hire restaurant in London that suits your event down to a T? From stunning plates that boast of global cuisine, to unique dining spaces that are perfect for private hire, these restaurants know no bounds when it comes to catering for that all important special event. Check out our recommendations for the best restaurant venue hire in London. 

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Last updated on 15th July 2024




Eastway Brasserie

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    150

Handily located just a stone's throw away from Liverpool Street Station, Eastway Brasserie is a New York-inspired restaurant and bar, awash with dark woods, plush leather chairs and marble fittings. Serving a menu of comfort food classics and healthier light bites, it's the perfect spot for a formal business dinner or more laid-back celebration.

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Balans Kensington

Kensington


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    80
Balans serves all day classics & modern comfort food, alongside a stellar cocktail and drinks list. A fabulously easy place to have a good time since it first opened in 1987 on Old Compton Street. …
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Chameleon

Queen's Park


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100
  Chameleon Group present LULA, a new neighbourhood restaurant on Lonsdale Road in Queen’s Park.    The stunning venue spans across two levels, initially comprising two mews houses on a private…
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The Punch Tavern

City of London


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    0
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    150
Step back in time at their transformed 19th-century Gin Palace, steeped in history and named in the 1840s as a nod to the devoted imbibers of Punch magazine. The Punch, now elegantly restored, preserves…
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Balls Brothers Austin Friars

City of London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    220
Balls Brothers Austin Friars is a large and spacious bar; quite the jack of all trades, being the perfect venue for business meetings, informal office parties or meals out with friends. Exposed…
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HOP Vietnamese

City of London


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    120
HộP Vietnamese, on the ground floor of the iconic Cheesegrater building, is the perfect place for your party, get together or casual afterwork quickie. Offering a range of beer (IPA, London Lager, Asahi…
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Balans East

Stratford


  • Sitting
    145
  • Standing
    200
If you like your meals served with a side of sunshine, then Balans East is sure to hit the spot. Home to a huge al fresco dining terrace and super stylish interiors, you’ll have no trouble finding the…
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The Botanist Broadgate

City of London


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    0
  • Standing
    150
This suave venue is the picture of trendy sophistication, with funky shapeless tables, marbled pillars, gorgeously cosy booth seats, velvet-smooth armchairs, and contemporary art work hung on glistening…
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Rockwell

Central London


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    0
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    180
Darwin meets Dali in British Restaurant & Lounge, Rockwell. A destination that indulges the escapist in all of us, transporting guests from the mayhem of central London to a sanctuary of the surreal…
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Sartoria

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    250
Located on the iconic Savile Row, in the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria welcomes guests to a unique experience of Italian food. With its chic décor, extensive wine list and fine dishes created by Chef Patron…
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Cigalon

Central London


  • Sitting
    68
  • Standing
    0
Cigalon is open Tuesday to Friday Lunch and Dinner.  Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the ground floor and in the basement…
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Yaatra Restaurant

Westminster


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100

With two opulent, jewel-themed main restaurant spaces and a further two private dining rooms to choose between, Yaatra in Westminster has you covered for a variety of different party sizes. But that's not all, as the Indian fine dining dishes come courtesy of chef Amit Bagyal, previously of Michelin-starred Benares and Kanishka Mayfair.

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Sail Loft

Greenwich


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    120
Right on the River Thames, The Sail Loft serves up fresh food, delicious drinks and enviable views. Drink or dine at the water’s edge courtesy of their beautiful outdoor terrace, or enjoy the panoramic…
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The Otherist

Liverpool Street


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    0
  • Standing
    220
Found next to Liverpool Street, The Otherist from Drake and Morgan is a top City spot for relaxed drinks, smart working lunches and more. The Otherist brings a touch of glamour to the City´s drinkingand…
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Pizza Pilgrims Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    150
Pizza Pilgrims Liverpool Street is less than 5 minutes walk from the station, located right in the heart of the City. This pizza slice shaped pizzeria, with tall glass walls is the perfect space for private…
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Gaucho Richmond

Richmond


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    150

Whether you choose to be in leafy Richmond or right in the heart of The City, Gaucho is the ideal place for London restaurant hire. Whether you want a private room or the whole space, this spot is bound to impress with fine wine, Argentinian steak and more.

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Mint Leaf Lounge

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    300
Situated next to the iconic Bank of England, Mint Leaf Lounge serves innovative Indian cuisine in an elegant and stylish setting.   Oozing luxury, Mint Leaf Lounge welcomes guests for lunch…
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Terra Terra

Finchley Road


  • Sitting
    65
  • Standing
    70

Choose from hiring a private dining room or the stunning secret garden at Terra Terra in North West London, seating up to 65 people. This venue serves delicious Italian food like fresh pasta and stunning pizzas, with an excellent wine and cocktail selection to boot.

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inamo Onyx Room

Central London


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    70
The stylish award-winning Onyx Room at inamo Covent Garden is a fabulous fun and flexible location for all kinds of private parties. Featuring stunning back-lit onyx panels, and a huge 65” screen with…
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Mina's

Knightsbridge


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    66

If you're after private dining in London for your restaurant hire, look no further than stunning spot Mina's. This pink-hued paradise has a room that seats up to 25, while the menu has everything from the signature Chillipiñia to Mediterranean eats like lobster linguine.

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The Rose Pub and Kitchen

Lewisham


  • Sitting
    75
  • Standing
    100
Positioned perfectly in the heart of New Cross, right across from New Cross Gate station, The Rose is your go-to regular haunt for both top-notch libations and delectable eats. Prepare fora…
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Salt Yard, Fitzrovia

Central London


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    0

Expect nothing but the best from London's finest bar and restaurant Salt Yard. Enjoy their intimate space for business ventures or celebrations; and tuck into their delightful dishes from grilled haunch of venison to caramelised panettone.

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Hush Mayfair

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    54
  • Standing
    80
Hush Mayfair  Tucked away in the historic heart of Mayfair, you'll find Hush's hidden townhouse which remains as one of London’s favourite dining destinations, encompassing two unique dining spaces…
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Gymkhana

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    10
  • Standing
    0
The concept behind Gymkhana is taken from the elite clubs of India where members of high society socialise, eat, drink, and play sport, with a focus on tandoor and chatpatta dishes – designed to share…
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Scoff & Banter Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    250
Floor-to-ceiling windows stretch the length of the hotel’s riverside restaurant Scoff & Banter, creating a feeling of space and airiness paired with views of the Thames and O2 Arena. At Scoff amp…
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Cucina

Central London


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    350

For a fabulous affair and well-fed guests, hire Cucina in the heart of Soho for your get-together. The elegant restaurant boasts a delicious Italian and international menu, while the decor is full of greenery and artwork. Book the entire venue for up to 350 standing, plus there's a more intimate and private option too.

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Inamo Soho

Central London


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    30
Take complete control of your dining experience at Inamo, using the world’s first interactive ordering system, beamed onto your table. Order your meal, view the chefs at work on ‘chef cam’, and much…
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Lamb Tavern

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    300
The Lamb Tavern is a grand old bar and dining room stretching out across three impressive floors on the cobbled streets of Leadenhall Market. It’s been part of the tapestry of the City of London since…
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Pizza Pilgrims Selfridges

Central London


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    150
Where Yellow meets Green.  Pizza Pilgrims brings you their favourite pizzas on the 4th floor of Selfridges.  A pizzeria restaurant engrained in sustainability, there you’ll find seats madeof…
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The Dickens Inn

City of London


  • Sitting
    500
  • Standing
    800
⚽ Euros 2024 ⚽ It's coming home! Join The Dickens Inn for a summer of sport. We have five large screen flat TVs showing every game from the first kick off to the final whistle. Make sureyou…
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Lockhouse

Paddington


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    300
Overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Paddington Basin, Lockhouse is a melting pot of uber-modern style with urban, vintage charm, offering an iconic and unique backdrop. Serving an authentic mix of classic…
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Riding House Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia


  • Sitting
    2021
  • Standing
    0
The Riding House Cafe is a bar and restaurant in Fitzrovia that combines a retro interior and artistic vibe to a luxurious standard. Taxidermy squirrels and orange leathered sofas go surprisingly well…
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Angus PICCADILLY CIRCUS

Central London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    150

Angus has plenty to offer in Piccadilly Circus, including some fab private hire options. You can book the whole top floor which can fit up to 150 people standing or 100 guests sitting. If that wasn't enough, you'll get some of the most succulent steaks and other top-notch dinner choices.

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Vinoteca Farringdon

Farringdon


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    50
Back in 2005, Vinoteca in Farringdon opened to London wine lovers and is hailed as one of the best wine bars in London. Taking inspiration from wine bars in Southern Europe, Vinoteca offers an eclectic…
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The Refinery, Bankside

Waterloo


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    400
Located in the landmark Blue Fin Building on Southwark Street and a stone's throw from Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe, The Refinery sees locals enjoying innovative cocktails, global wines and an impressive…
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The Dixon Hotel

Southwark


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    0
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    100
The Dixon hotel, and a hotel with a story to tell. The Dixon hotel is a grade II listed building and formerly the Tower Bridge Magistrates Court, constructed by architect John Dixon Butler in 1905. Atthe…
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Elmo's Bar

Woodford


  • Sitting
    62
  • Standing
    140
Welcome to Elmo's, an independent bar, Kitchen and Event space in South Woodford, East London. Expect DJs on Fridays & Saturdays. They also have an awesome private basement with its own bar, lounge…
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Opium

Soho


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    0
  • Standing
    100
Before you can contemplate trying the incredible cocktails and delicious food, you've got to locate Opium. A secret bar if ever there was one; find the nondescript jade green door and head up the longdark…
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Rail House Victoria

Victoria


  • Sitting
    55
  • Standing
    80
One of the most talked about venues in the Nova Victoria restaurant quarter, Rail House Cafe is a booming 330 cover space with an eating and dining space downstairs, a plush upstairs bar, a private dining…
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Cafe KOKO

Camden


  • Sitting
    76
  • Standing
    100

If you're a music lover or simply want a party venue that's hot, hire Cafe KOKO in Camden for your event. It's not shy of being the backdrop to some iconic dos over the years like Stormzy's birthday party, so make yours one of them. There's a wide range of Italian-style set menus and spreads, plus room for up to 100 guests.

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Piccolino Heddon Street London

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    45
  • Standing
    80
Piccolino on Heddon Street in Mayfair, London, boasts an open kitchen, a large lower ground private dining room and an extensive terrace to the front of the restaurant.   Piccolino Heddon Street…
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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


  • Sitting
    220
  • Standing
    400
Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station, and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London. Smith's delivers a delectable selectionof…
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The Running Horse

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    45
  • Standing
    150
The Running Horse really does take the gold for survival; open since 1738, TRH Mayfair is the oldest functioning pub in Mayfair and a true figurehead for the London pub tradition, albeit after a cheeky…
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Ollie’s House Chelsea

Chelsea


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    200
Come and escape the everyday at Ollie's House, Chelsea's newest neighbourhood Asian-inspired hangout. Enjoy Asian-inspired dishes in a laid-back dining setting that brings tropical vibes to the…
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Aubaine Notting Hill

Central London


  • Sitting
    76
  • Standing
    90
This branch of French gastronomy haven Aubaine overlooks Hyde Park and is as handy as it is well-decorated. As popular with locals as it is tourists, it’s a luxurious, relaxing space to set up campfor…
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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    130
WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
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Laki Kane

Islington


  • Sitting
    85
  • Standing
    150

Looking for a restaurant with a tropical twist? Then check out Laki Kane, the exotic eatery and cocktail bar that serves up a selection of authentic Thai dishes. Interiors here are inspired by palm trees and beaches, with a menu that includes crispy squid, chicken fried rice, green curry and more. You can hire the entire venue or a more intimate room for up to 30 guests, with minimum spends starting from just £800.

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The Loose Box

Westminster


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    300
The Loose Box can be found a few streets away from Pimilico tube station, just off the beaten track enough to make the journey worthwhile! The Loose Box truly does what it says on the tin - it's a place…
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Rotunda

Kings Cross


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    0
  • Standing
    150
Rotunda is a hidden gem that boasts beautiful canal-side views located in core of King's Cross. A modern British bar, restaurant and private dining room with a large astro-turfed waterside terrace, serving…
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Caravan Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    50

With multiple private rooms for hire across Fitzrovia, Covent Garden and more, Caravan are making sure you're covered when you want to host your event or celebration in a stunning restaurant. The food is equally as beaut too.

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Humble Grape Islington

Islington


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    40
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Islington is an emerald-tiled bar known as Humble Grape. Similar to their sister sites in Liverpool Street, Fleet Street and Battersea, the Islington branch…
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Harry's Bar & Brasserie

City of London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    270
Harry's Bar in the City of London is one of the best for after works drinks. Every night, the bar is full of trendy, urban workers loosening their ties to enjoy their evening sipping cocktails and enjoying…
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Obicà Mozzarella Bar – Poland Street

West End


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    160

From private dining to exclusive hire of the whole swish space, Obicà Mozzarella Bar caters for between 35 and 160 guests. Expect to be wowed by the authentic restaurant's signature dish, which it is named after, alongside a whole load of other Italian classics, wine and cocktails.

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Devonshire Terrace

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    160
  • Standing
    600
The Devonshire Terrace is positioned perfectly on London’s Liverpool Street. Open as a bar and restaurant by day they can be extremely flexible; also offering a private party venue, as well as a chic…
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Bōkan

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    150

This elevated spot provides views of London from 39 floors up. Bōkan is a Canary Wharf gem with private space for up to 150 people, as well as some more intimate rooms, as well as pastel interiors that are sure to impress. As for food, you can expect European dishes from charcuterie boards to seasoned lamb shank.

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Floripa

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    300
Floripa London  is a melting pot of Brazilian beach bar, London bloc party club which remixes  the best of London's incredible music scene. Named after the party island off the coast of Brazil…
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Gaucho Tower Bridge

City of London


  • Sitting
    220
  • Standing
    250
There isn't a better view or steak on the Southbank than at Gaucho Tower Bridge. The restaurant soars over two magnificent glass-fronted floors, offering spectacular views of the historic London skyline…
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Mint Leaf

West End


  • Sitting
    220
  • Standing
    500
Mint Leaf is one of London's most sought after destination venues - boasting an incredible cocktail bar and being one of the finest Indian restaurants in the heart of the West End.With…
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30 Euston Square

Central London


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    300
CREATING EXCEPTIONAL EVENT EXPERIENCES 30 Euston Square is a stunning, versatile award -winning venue in a perfect central London location. This unique venue integrates grand Edwardian facade, original…
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Sticky Mango Tower Bridge

London Bridge


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    200

Whether you need London private dining or the chance to hire the whole place for a huge bash, this Tower Bridge venue has your back. Not only will you get all that fun space to play with, but also a menu of pan-Asian sharing plates to match. Plus, there's a Sticky Mango Waterloo as well.

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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    200
This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations. Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining…
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Scoff & Banter Kensington

Kensington


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    140
Flooded with natural light, Scoff & Banter is set in an atmospheric space characterised by high ceilings and aesthetic details recalling a bygone era. At Scoff & Banter, The Farmer’s Selection celebrates…
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