(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 13th December 2023




The Omni Collective

Peckham


  • Sitting
    36
  • Standing
    50

If you're looking for a cosy restaurant venue for hire in Peckham, The Omni Collective is a great choice. Book this one up for an intimate evening delving into delicious vegetarian fare, natural wines and locally sourced beers.

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The Lampery Restaurant and Bar

City of London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    200
The Lampery is an all-day dining, food & drink hotspot providing good, honest cooking in the heart of historic London. The contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar is located within the Apex City of…
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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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The Punch Tavern

City of London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    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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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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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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Wagtail

City of London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    400
Welcome to Wagtail, our Rooftop Bar and Restaurant, nestled in the eaves of one of the City’s grandest art deco buildings. Forget the world and take flight, with good times at Wagtail. At the gateway…
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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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The Refinery New Street Square

Holborn


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    250
Tucked between Fleet Street and Chancery Lane, The Refinery New Street Square boasts a gorgeous al fresco terrace expanding onto the main square - perfect for fresh Summer lunches & evening drinksgatherings…
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Toddy Shop

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    18
  • Standing
    25
Chai Ki is located in Canary Wharf and provides a fun and contemporary drinking and dining space, serving modern Indian sharing plates and soul food. The all-day menu features Koliwada Calamari, the…
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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 the River Thames, The Refinery sees locals enjoying innovative cocktails, global wines and an impressive…
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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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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, dinner…
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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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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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Burnt Umber Brasserie

Stratford


  • Sitting
    65
  • Standing
    80

Hackney Wick gem Burnt Umber Brasserie is a great place to hire out if you want to really impress your guests in the food department. Their menu boasts a limited number of dishes created by a Michelin-starred chef. There's also plenty of wine to choose from if you're looking for the perfect boozy addition to the meal. 

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The Megaro Eatery

Kings Cross


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    300
The Megaro Eatery masters the Italian essence with the best seasonal and local British products, bringing to the heart of King´s Cross a different Italian concept . Just minutes from the station, this…
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Café Luca

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    30

If you're after an indulgent meal in a pretty Central London restaurant, check out the private pergola at Cafe Luca. They serve Mediterranean classics like grilled aubergine, chicken shawarma and falafels, alongside a range of classic cocktails.

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Machiya

Soho


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    40

A taste of Japan in the heart of London, Machiya serves up all the traditional dishes you could ask for, from kara-age and tsukune to unaju and wagyu beef katsu. Open from noon til late, it's the perfect spot to stop by for a bite. And if you're looking to host, the chic Soho haunt is available for private events, too.

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OctaGreen

South London


  • Sitting
    25
  • Standing
    0

Hire out the cosy basement space of OctaGreen in Putney, which seats up to 25 people. This restaurant serves up healthy and delicious meals which cater for all kinds of diets - think vegan moussaka, beef lasagna, roasted sweet potato salad and more. There's a bottomless deal on the cards too if it's a boozy party you're after. 

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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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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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Krua by Nathong

St Pauls


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    0

This traditional Thai venue can host up to 90 guests in a private room. Krua by Nathong features a gorgeous authentic menu and a clean interior, ideal for a sophisticated event. 

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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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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…
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Teatro Hall

Ealing


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    80

When it comes down to restaurant venue hire in Ealing, Teatro Hall is a firm choice. Step inside this historic dining destination, where you'll be met with sleek features, alongside a private basement space and bar area. Hungry? There's plenty of pizza for that.

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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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The Rosarium

Waterloo


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    0

The Rosarium is a gorgeous restaurant for hire in Waterloo, which boasts a bunch of private spaces, including a secret garden and a glasshouse. It's simply perfect for swanky birthdays, elegant corporate events and engagement parties.

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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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Forge, London

Central London


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    850
Forge is the perfect City escape for professionals who like to party. Located on Cornhill just moments from Bank, this is a bold venue that brings lively drinking, dining and dancing to the city. A striking…
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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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Rockwell

Central London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    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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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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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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Salvador and Amanda Covent Garden

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    300
Bienvenidos a salvador y amanda! Welcome to Salvador and Amanda! Bringing cultural flavours and the fiesta of Spain to Covent Garden for the past 20+ years, their renowned underground Spanish tapas restaurant…
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The Dickens Inn

City of London


  • Sitting
    500
  • Standing
    800
The Dickens Inn pub in London has a long and intriguing history intertwined with Charles Dickens and East London heritage. First the wooden warehouse building thought to have housed tea since late 1700s…
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14 Hills

City of London


  • Sitting
    170
  • Standing
    350
Beautifully nicknamed 'the forest in the sky', 14 Hills is a foliage-adorned restaurant and bar in the heart of London’s Square Mile. Perfectly poised on Fenchurch Street, the space caters to lunch and…
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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 findingthe…
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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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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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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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The Skylark Café

Wandsworth


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    100
Looking for a Summer lunch or event venue? we cater for both big or small get-togethers... Located in the heart of beautiful Wandsworth Common, The Skylark Café is surrounded by 170 acres of beautiful…
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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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Vinoteca Chiswick

Chiswick


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    0
Vinoteca Chiswick follows the ever-so popular tradition as set down by its sister venues: offering an extensive list of fine wines from across the world, partnered with an open kitchen at the rear anda…
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Sonya

Fulham


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    200

If you're looking for succulent steaks and tender grilled fish to feast on with friends and family, then pay Sonya in Fulham a visit. Hire the year-round covered garden for a private dining affair for up to 65 seated guests and tuck into dishes inspired by Greece and Turkey. 

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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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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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Yaatra Restaurant

Westminster


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    150

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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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 Fulham…
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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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Trishna

Marylebone


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    0
Trishna specialises in contemporary Coastal Indian cuisine, alongside an extensive wine list that highlights upcoming regions and fine wines from niche producers and independent wineries from around the…
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Drake and Morgan at King's Cross

Kings Cross


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    600
Drake & Morgan at King's Cross is a haven for business lunches, date night dining and bold Sunday brunches. Following on from the booming success stories of venues like The Folly, Fable and Anthologist…
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Ping Pong Soho

Soho


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    200
Located right next to Carnaby Street and just a 5-minute walk from Oxford Circus tube, Ping Pong's Soho restaurant serves dim sum and cocktails – making the perfect shopping break. Looking to book a…
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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…
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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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