Be it for private or corporate purposes, dinner parties can be a fantastic way to gather in a more intimate and personal way, allowing you the chance to wine and dine your guests and make each one feel special and involved. With that in mind, here are 5 of the best venues in London to hold such a gathering.
There are several spaces available within Malmasion but the one of great interest here is the designated Private Dining Room; a space tailor-made for events such as the one you are looking to host. Able to accommodate up to 14 people, it is perfect for establishing that more intimate vibe. The building itself is located right on the edge of the City, meaning it is well connected and easily reached from the length and breadth of London, with nearby transport links including St Paul’s, Barbican, Farringdon and Chancery Lane tube stops.
The London EDITION Basement is rich in atmosphere, with facilities on offer that include a fully-stocked bar, a custom lighting system by Patrick Woodroffe and a state-of-the-art sound system, meaning all of your production needs should already be taken care of upon hire. The maximum capacity is a generous 220, but the characterful interior means that it does not sacrifice its intimate feel, making for a good blend between practical and personal. Both Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road tube stations can be reached in just 6 minutes each for those who require public transport.
Bumpkin is a Great British Brasserie that sets out to establish that home-from-home feel that we all crave sometimes. The classic British dishes on offer are all made using locally sourced and seasonal produce, meaning you can always expect the best of the best. They are one of the only venues in all of Chelsea with access to outdoor space in which you can host a BBQ, but there is also a private dining room should you prefer to be indoors. Found just off the popular King’s Road, the nearest tube station is Sloane Square, which can be reached in around 15 minutes.
The Cookhouse is an open-plan kitchen and dining space that has a bright, fresh and contemporary feel. Situated above Three Crown Square, you can enjoy great views of the Market and easy access to the stalls, as well as being able to reach London Bridge station in just moments. The kitchen comes complete with all the latest cutting-edge facilities and equipment, meaning it is fully kitted out for anything from cookery masterclasses to tastings and chef’s table dinners, depending on how involved you want your guests to be, with dining space for just 10 ensuring an intimate evening for all.