The best private dining rooms in London for 6 people

Planning an intimate dinner with a very strict guest list? We’ve rounded up all the best private dining rooms for six people in London that are small but oh-so mighty.

Updated on 17 August 2023

There’s nowhere to hide when it comes to small private dining rooms, a space to host a private meal for yourself and a few other people. That’s why we’ve made sure that every single entry in this list is truly up to scratch. From the décor and the ambience, all the way down to the size of the table, each of these private dining rooms for up to six guests has been hand-picked by the SquareMeal team to ensure your event delivers in every respect. After all, we would never recommend somewhere that we wouldn’t eat at ourselves.  

There are a few reasons why you might be considering hiring a private dining room for six people. A great option for both corporate and social events, small private dining rooms allow you to mark a special occasion with a totally exclusive space that’s yours for at least a few hours. Whether it’s an important meeting or business lunch, or a special anniversary or birthday, hiring a private dining room for a select number of guests is a great way to impress. Plus, most private dining rooms give you the option of creating your own bespoke menu, tailored to the type of event and your specific preferences.  

Discover a host of different types and styles of spaces in this list. From bright and airy rooms perfect for daytime celebrations, to dark and seductive spaces where crafty lighting and luxe finishes are sure to transport guests for the evening. You’ll even find a couple that are privy to an open kitchen, so guests can watch the chefs hard at work. Whatever you’re planning, have a browse of the best private dining rooms for six people in this useful list.  

Coppa Club Putney

Coppa Club Putney

29 Brewhouse Lane, Putney, London, SW15 2JX

If there's only a small group of you, we recommend booking one of Coppa Club's signature igloos out on the terrace. Overlooking the River Thames, these fun and elegant pods mean you can dine alfresco whatever the weather. 

Modern European
British
Max Dining 12
Zuaya

Zuaya

35 High Street Kensington, Kensington, London, W8 5BA

Enjoy fabulous Latin-American tapas plates at this spot just off Kensington High Street. The 10-seat private dining space can be separated from the main restaurant by a plush curtain, while green tones, exposed brickwork and plenty of plants create a jungle-inspired aesthetic. 

Peruvian
South American
Max Dining 10
Launceston Place

Launceston Place

1a Launceston Place, Kensington, London, W8 5RL

The chef’s table is a homely private dining space where guests can watch their dinner being prepared by the chefs from the adjoining kitchen. The room itself is smart with a dormant fireplace and a large oval table, surrounded by comfortable blue chairs.  

Modern European
Max Dining 50
Cinnamon Kitchen City

Cinnamon Kitchen City

9 Devonshire Square, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 4YL

Watch your meals being prepared through the large screen at the end of the private dining room, giving you front row seats into the busy kitchen. The menu offers a variety of modern Indian dishes, fusing the spice of the subcontinent with high-quality British produce.  

Vegetarian
Vegan
Bars
Afternoon tea
International
Indian
Halal
Max Dining 250
Pizarro

Pizarro

194 Bermondsey Street, Bermondsey, London, SE1 3TQ

Pizarro's beautiful wood-panelled private dining room is perfect for small groups looking to dine in style, with room for between six and ten guests. Indulge in sharing set menus featuring Pizarro classics, such as croquetas of the day, pan con tomate and basque cheesecake.

Spanish
Max Dining 10
Enoteca Rosso

Enoteca Rosso

280 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 6ND

In true Italian style, Enoteca Rosso serves menus that are designed to be shared with friends and family. Wine lovers will love its private dining room - the Vault - which is located in the cellar and surrounded by walls lined with vintage bottles. 

Italian
Max Dining 12
The Five Fields - The Rocque Room

The Five Fields - The Rocque Room

8-9 Blacklands Terrace, Chelsea, London, SW3 2SP

The Rocque Room is an intimate private dining space at The Five Fields, with space for up to 10 people. The menu is seasonal and a large variety of the ingredients on the menu are sourced from the kitchen garden and grounds.

British
Max Dining 10
Armourers

Armourers' Hall

81 Coleman Street , City of London, London, EC2R 5BJ

For smaller private functions of up to ten people, the Library is a feat of period design with original architecture and antique furnishings. The space is filled with natural light in the day, and illuminated by a twinkling chandelier in the evening.  

Max Dining 100
Hawksmoor Borough

Hawksmoor Borough

16 Winchester Walk, London Bridge, London, SE1 9AQ

The Cooks' Room is the main private dining space at Hawksmoor Borough, boasting textures of wood and leather to create a warm and rustic environment. There's an open kitchen where guests can watch the chef's at work, while a range of feasting and sharing menus are available.

Steak
British
Max Dining 18
Ochre

Ochre

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N5DN

Like its artistic setting at the National Gallery, Ochre’s dishes are undeniably stylish, with a varied menu that makes use of high-quality British ingredients. The intimate private dining room boasts exceptional views of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and features a handmade chandelier for extra wow-factor.

Modern European
British
Afternoon tea
International
Fusion
Max Dining 150
The Wolseley

The Wolseley

160 Piccadilly, St James's, London, W1J 9EB

This balcony-style private dining space overlooks the main restaurant, whilst being hidden from the diners’ view below. The space is filled with natural light during the day, that floods in from the four large arched windows on all sides of the room.  

Modern European
Max Dining 14
The Sloane Club

The Sloane Club

60 Lower Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8BP

The Sloane Club houses a multitude of private dining spaces, but its smallest are the Franklins, the Cavalry and the St Leanord's rooms. It's versatile too - book for dinners, meetings, work lunches and more. 

Pan Asian
Modern European
Bars
Hotel Bars
Max Dining 100
28-50 Oxford Circus

28-50 Oxford Circus

4 Great Portland Street, Picadilly Circus, London, W1W 8QJ

The Wine Wall is a lovely space to host a standing reception, decorated with vintage crates and bottles for a scenic backdrop. For a more intimate dining experience, we recommend the booths. Here, you can enjoy dishes from the group set menu or the buffet and canapes menu.

Modern European
Mediterranean
Cheese
French
Wine Bars
Max Dining 45
Farzi Cafe

Farzi Cafe

8 Haymarket, St James's, London, SW1Y 4BP

The chefs at Farzi serve dishes like they're art, paying special attention to presentation, while the menu fuses popular Indian flavours with western methodology. Dining here is a unique and memorable experience, and the private dining room will invite you to feel relaxed and comfortable.   

Indian
Halal
Wine Bars
Max Dining 80
Sketch: The Lecture Room & Library

Sketch: The Lecture Room & Library

9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2XG

Balancing luxury with fun, the private dining space at Sketch is called the Milicent Fawcett Room, and is nestled inside its three Michelin-starred Lecture Room & Library. The space is only available from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner, and Friday to Saturday for lunch.  

Modern European
Mediterranean
Vegetarian
Fish
Max Dining 8
TOZI Grand Cafe at art

TOZI Grand Cafe at art'otel Battersea Power Station

3a Electric Avenue, Battersea, London, SW11 8BJ

TOZI is an all-day Italian restaurant that can cater for a variety of group sizes. Small groups are encouraged to book one of its meeting rooms, which overlook the main restaurant, while Italian classics and signature cocktails are part of the experience.

Italian
Max Dining 12
No3

No3

3 Nightingale Lane, Clapham, London, SW4 9AH

No 3 is buzzy bistro-style restaurant in Clapham with an intimate, stylishly-appointed private dining room. Enjoy a multi-course menu here paired with refreshments of your choice, and delivered by impeccable service.

British
International
Max Dining 14
Orrery

Orrery

55 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 5RB

This is a stylish French restaurant offering a generously equipped private dining space. The design is smart and comfortable and as a private diner you will have your own bar and an attentive private dining manager.  

French
Max Dining 100

Don't go anywhere before you've consulted our list of the best private dining rooms for 10 people, which will give you a little more wiggle room when it comes to compiling the guest list. In fact, we've created private dining room best lists for parties of all sizes! Take a look. 

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