Nine of the best private dining rooms in the City

Nine of the best private dining rooms in the City

Updated on 27 September 2018 • Written By Mark de Wesselow

Nine of the best private dining rooms in the City

On the hunt for a bit of privacy in the heart of the City of London? Look no further, because when it comes to private dining rooms, we’ve got you covered. Check out nine of our favourites below, ranging from room for 7-40 diners.


City Social 

Private dining finds new levels at City Social, on floor 24 to be exact. Expect quality food and service, combined with breath-taking views and plenty of space.

Capacity: 24

Where: Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, EC2N 1HQ



This private dining room is certainly no scrappy after-thought.  It matches the restaurant for style and refinement, with a viewing window into the kitchen and an exemplary Chinese menu.

Capacity: 14

Where: 88 Worship Street, EC2A 2BE



Sit amid heavyweight Italian and French bottles in this intimate space, while enjoying first-class Italian cuisine from the adjacent kitchen.

Capacity: 7

Where: 1 Snowden Street, EC2A 2DQ

Taberna Etrusca

Taberna Etrusca

With a prime spot on characterful Bow Lane, this well-loved family-run taverna now operates an attractive, modern and comfortable private room.                             

Capacity: 16

Where: 9-11 Bow Churchyard, EC4M 9DQ

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M Threadneedle Street

This slick, hi-spec operation does nothing by halves and the same goes for its refined private rooms: The Underground Station (above) boasts its own reception area and bar, making it perfect for pre-dinner drinks.

Capacity: 40

Where: 2-3 Threadneedle Walk, 60 Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8HP

The Mercer London restaurant private dining room

The Mercer

A variety of flexible spaces makes the Mercer a stand-out for private dining in the heart of the City. The first-floor setting means you can expect high ceilings and/or natural light.

Capacity: 30

Where: 34 Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8AY

Royal Exchange Grand Cafe private dining room

The Royal Exchange Grand Café

With a spectacular view overlooking the European-style Grand Café at The Royal Exchange, the private room here offers privacy and atmosphere in equal measure, backed by slick service.

Capacity: 26

Where: The Royal Exchange, EC3V 3LR

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The Sign of the Don

Boasting some of the most historic cellars in the City, you can dine at a squirrelled-away table for ten, or go for something larger further below ground.

Capacity: 24

Where: The Courtyard, 21 St. Swithins Lane, EC4N 8AD

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