A selection of our favourite restaurants to host an intimate dinner near the City’s main station
USP Modern Indian
The private dining room has a window which opens directly into the main kitchen, as well as AV facilities for meetings. Alternatively, the same number of guests can watch chefs conjure innovative Indian food at the Tandoor Bar and Grill.
USP Very stylish interiors
Capacity 15, 15, 15, 30
Devonshire Terrace comes complete with four different private dining rooms, each aimed with precision at its predominantly corporate clientele. In comparison with the rest of the terrace, the PDRs’ interiors are both funky and luxurious.
USP Its mezzanine setting
For a bit of seclusion without losing the atmosphere and theatre of a restaurant experience, head to this classy curry house for your next private dinner. Feasting menus are available and you’ll have your own private bar.
USP The Mad Men atmosphere and pool tables
Normally a members club, this darkly-lit business den opens up to non-members for private dinners. Distinctly masculine in its decor, this is the place for a sophisticated soirée.
USP Elegant Italian
Capacity 7, 10, 10, 12, 15, 20
Here you’ll find some of the best Italian food in London, served in an elegant dining environment. Of the private spaces on offer, the wine cellar is most notable. Groups of up to seven can sit among some of Italy’s finest wines, while looking out to a bustling bar through the glass door.
Jason Atherton is a man you can rely on. His Michelin-starred City Social serves creative dishes with a focus on British ingredients, 24 floors above ground. For groups, choose between the private dining room or the smaller chef’s table.
7. Angler at South Palace Hotel
USP The views and very special treatment
With views not only of the kitchen but also of the Gherkin and the Heron Tower and terrific food, there’s a huge amount to like at Angler’s private dining room. Your group will also be singled out for special attention from the chefs and waiters alike, including being offered tours of the kitchen.
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