5 quirky private dining venues for client entertaining


Welcoming visiting clients from home or abroad is an age old tradition that combines business and pleasure. If you’re stuck in a rut when it comes to entertaining clients, here are 5 quirky dining venues in Central London that will leave your guests impressed. For more information on any of them, or help booking at competitive rates, why not give our team a call today?

1 – Nobu Hotel

Nobu Hotel

A stunning hotel in Shoreditch, Nobu Hotel perfectly captivates the raw creative energy of East London with understated and unique Nobu elegance. Housing London’s Nobu restaurant, complete with an outdoor courtyard and garden terrace cocktail bar, there’s 178 square metres of event space for up to 120 guest diners.

Serving an iconic menu pioneered by renowned Japanese Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the Kaijo space on the ground floor is perfect for social dining and business events. The area can be transformed into 6 smaller event spaces, making it a versatile venue for all kinds of entertainment events.

2 – Vivat Bacchus

Vivat Baacchus Interior Image

A well known venue in Farringdon, this South African inspired Steak Restaurant & Wine Bar celebrates rustic meat dishes, a huge selection of artisan cheeses and a great, 15,000 bottle strong wine cellar. There’s even a Cheese Room Experience where guests can tailor cheeseboards exactly to their taste.

The industrial décor features open ceilings, exposed pipes and ducts designed to create a relaxed ‘working winery’ ambience. In addition to the main restaurant, Vivat Bacchus has 4 private dining rooms along with a dedicated events team to help you perfect your corporate dining event.

3 – Cinnamon Bazaar

Cinnamon Bazaar Interior Image

An innovative dining concept launched by one of London’s favourite Indian chefs, Vivek Singh, Cinnamon Bazaar combines its Indian heritage and urban London. It’s an all-day cross cultural dining experience not to be missed.

For private dining options, the Khari Baoli dining room and bar is named after Delhi’s ancient spice bazaar. The picturesque first floor venue is available for exclusive hire for up to 30 seated diners. Why not book the room as an imaginative alternative to a humdrum meeting room for daytime meetings and conferences, complete with lunch packages provided?

4 – Six Storeys on Soho

Six Storeys Image

Discover an opulent Georgian townhouse with 6 floors of sumptuously furnished event space dedicated to decadence. Located in the middle of Soho and restored to its Bohemian heyday, Six Storeys offers luxurious bars, relaxed private dining and private function rooms in unique surroundings.

Whatever client event you’re planning, you can choose from The Lobby Bar, The Parlour and The Lounge (each for up to 20 seated guests), The Decantery and The Study (each for up to 24 dining), and The Loft (max. 50 seated guests) with views over London’s West End. The entire venue is also available for exclusive hire, accommodating up to 300 standing guests.

5 – German Gymnasium

German Gymnasium Interior Image

German Gymnasium is an elegant venue situated between King’s Cross and St Pancras stations. The beautiful Grade II listed building originally housed the first purposed built gym in England designed by Edward Gruning in 1865.

The jaw dropping interior, complete with vaulted ceiling and dark wood rafters, has a Grand Café on the ground floor and a restaurant on the galleried first floor serving impressive, mid-European inspired cuisine. The venue is spacious enough to offer semi private dining for up to 32 guests and private group dining for up to 50 people in sophisticated surroundings.

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