Looking for the best private dining experiences Sydney has to offer? You’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re after a private function room for a work lunch or client dinner, looking to celebrate with friends or you’re in search of some of Sydney’s best restaurants with private dining facilities; we’ve made things a little easier with our list of the nine best private dining room experiences around Sydney – and then all you need to do is gather your group and then take your pick!
Available for lunch and dinner bookings, this beautiful white washed space can accommodate 10-24 people for a sit down event. Tucked along Castlereagh Street, Alpha Restaurant feels like a world away from its central Sydney location. This private dining room is perfect for a business lunch, client dinner or an intimate family occasion.
NOLA Smokehouse & Bar
A unique private dining space is not easy to come by in Sydney, but this could be your knight in shining armour. Completely private, one of Sydney’s best whisky oases, NOLA Smokehouse & Bar, can comfortably accommodate 14 guests, with the added bonus of data connections and a TV making it ideal for business lunches. And, thanks to the Wynyard Walk, you can get from the CBD to Barangaroo in minutes.
Bopp & Tone
For a more luxurious feel to your private dining experience in Sydney, we cannot look past Bopp & Tone. Offering intimate dining for up to 28 guests, you’ll be tantalised by this exclusive space adorned in lavish wooden furnishings, gold details and an abundance of florals. Here Bopp & Tone offers a nine-course Mediterranean-inspired shared feast which is perfect for soaking in the ambience radiating by the impressive fireplace that’s perfect for winter.
The Private Kitchen
A private rooftop space with three completely different menus? Don’t mind if we do! Perched at the top of The Old Rum Store in Chippendale, The Private Kitchen is a rare space exclusive for private events with floor-to-ceiling windows as well as a large wrap-around balcony. Hosting a capacity of 120 guests, menus on offer include Italian, courtesy of Lino Sauro’s Olio; an American-inspired menu designed by Eastside Grill’s Stanley Wong; and Indochine from Mekong’s Tiw Rakarin.
If you’re after more of an Asian flair when it comes to private function rooms, Chippendale’s Mekong offers a private mezzanine floor with the capacity to seat 25 guests. Chef Tiw Rakarin’s beautifully presented menu will take you on a journey from Burma, Laos and Thailand, through to Cambodia and Vietnam, providing a contemporary snapshot of well-known classics. And, on top of that, Mekong will serve guests a flavoursome seven-course, shared plate feast which allows you to indulge and experience more of what Mekong has to offer.
Looking to be spoilt for choice? NSW Parliament has the perfect solution for your quest to find the best Sydney-based private dining room experience. Offering The Reid Room which accommodates 16 guests and a private balcony; as well as The Members’ Dining Room which is home to front row panoramic views of the Domain; regardless of your choice, you’ll be treated to a taste of seclusion, sophistication, elegance and impeccable detail all in heart of Sydney’s CBD.
Conveniently located central to both Sydney Cricket Ground and Bondi Junction train station, Bistro Moncur’s dining room is an elegant space for an intimate private dining experience in Sydney. Seating up to 12 people, Bistro Moncur is perfect for day-to-day celebrations including family occasions, intimate private lunches, and client dinners. With two- or three-course set menus on offer, you and your guests will also be able to enjoy Bistro Moncur’s reputable wine list and their ever evolving cocktail menu.
Tucked along Pitt Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD is one of the city’s most renowned modern Greek restaurants. Set out over two intricate levels, here on the upper-ground mezzanine level guests are invited for an exclusive use of this minimalist-inspired restaurant with their very own private dining offering. And, if the gastronomic selection of dishes wasn’t enough, 1821’s private mezzanine also features a fully serviced bar which is perfect for your sit down or canapé-style event.
Overlooking Circular Quay and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Laundry is found tucked inside Gateway Plaza and offers a quaint dining space for Sydneysiders. Although it’s not technically a room, Tokyo Laundry offers a range of tailored packages for your private dining experience which can see the likes of a hired sashimi and oyster bar, entertainment drummers, drink and canapé packages as well as floral arrangements and more.
Looking to explore more of what Sydney has to offer? Check out the 11 best fine dining restaurants around Sydney or, if you’re in search of the newest place to celebrate afterwards, wander through Four Pillars’ Gin Laboratory in Surry Hills.