Best private dining spots in London

“The only thing better than dinner is a private dinner” – Abraham Lincoln (probably)
Sometimes you want a buzzy, loud atmosphere, and sometimes you don’t. If you’ve got an important event coming up, check out our favourite private dining spots in London to show your guests a really special time:

The Hari 

the hari

Location: Belgravia
Capacity: 180 standing, 24 seated
Check it out here: The Hari 

Belgravia’s best kept secret, the private dining areas at The Hari are beautiful and intimate spaces to enjoy a sophisticated evening. Their menus are “always on point, never old hat”. Where do I sign? 

Duck & Waffle 

duck waffle

Location: 110 Bishopsgate
Capacity: 250 standing, 100 seated
Check it out here: Duck & Waffle 

Duck & Waffle is home to the highest private dining room in the country, with phenomenal views of the city’s skyline. Their award-winning events team is on hand to help plan an evening as spectacular as the view. Don’t forget to order the duck and waffle.

Brasserie Blanc 


Location: Bank Of England
Capacity: 200 standing, 80 seated
Check it out here: Brasserie Blanc 

The Threadneedle Street branch of Brasserie Blanc is a firm favourite with locals for its welcoming bar and glass-fronted, double-height restaurant. And most importantly, they’ve got a wine wall and a cheese counter. WINE WALL and CHEESE COUNTER. I feel like I should be there now.

The Italian Job 

the italian job

Location: Notting Hill
Capacity: 200 standing, 50 seated
Check it out here: The Italian Job 

We love the Italian Job – they’re serving up delicious seasonal food alongside authentic Italian craft beers, They even have their own cocktail bar – Salotto ‘900 – tucked away on the 2nd floor. 

Cinnamon Bazaar 

cinnamon bazaar

Location: Covent Garden
Capacity: 30 standing, 27 seated
Check it out here: Cinnamon Bazaar 

The latest in Vivek Singh’s popular Cinnamon restaurants, this charming venue has an intimate private dining room on the first floor as well as the main restaurant space. The food is incredible and the service is always friendly; a firm Canvas favourite.

Hush Mayfair 

Hush MayfairLocation: Mayfair
Capacity: 150 standing, 66 seated
Check it out here: Hush Mayfair 

In a townhouse on a cobbled courtyard tucked just off of Bond Street, Hush Mayfair is a real hidden gem, with 3 distinct spaces for you to choose from; Blades, the Sir Roger Moore Room (named in memory of their co-founder), and Aviator. 



Location: Clerkenwell
Capacity: 250 standing, 100 seated
Check it out here: Malmaison

Malmaison has a variety of different private dining areas, ranging from an intimate space for 14 up to 100 seated for dinner. A luxurious atmosphere, and literally surrounded by tube stations – so if the Metropolitan line decides it doesn’t want to play any more, you’ll still make it to the banquet on time.

The Vestry 

the vestry

Location: Clerkenwell
Capacity: 80 standing, 30 seated
Check it out here: The Vestry 

A former vestry in St. Sepulchre’s Parish near Smithfield Market, The Vestry is best known for their bespoke cocktails. Their private space The Gallery has capacity for 30 seated guests with leather sofas and vintage wooden chairs.

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