Top Private Dining Spots in Sydney

POSTED ON Feb 23, 2024

Best Sydney Private Dining Rooms to Impress your Guests

For a private dinner between friends, check out these unique Sydney private dining options.

  1. The Roosevelt
  2. PRIVÉ by Ploós
  3. Spice Temple
  4. Stitch Bar
  5. Chiswick
  6. Red Lantern on Riley
  7. Endeavour Tap Rooms

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1. The Roosevelt

Intimate Private Dining at Potts Point

The private dining room at Roosevelt is the epitome of sultriness and sophistication. The 4 walls of this little ‘speakeasy dining den’ has seen plenty of intimate gatherings, poker games and whiskey tasting sessions over the years.

Choose from the generous selection of upscale New York style set menus or you could even treat your team to a cocktail or whiskey masterclass. The private dining room features a round table with a maximum capacity of 12 guests. Need something larger? The Monore Room can seat up to 32 for dinner.

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Unique private dining in Sydney

2. PRIVÉ by Ploós

Private Dining Rooms with Sydney Harbour Views

Step into PRIVÉ, where guests are treated to exclusive private dining experiences set against the breathtaking backdrop of Sydney Harbour. Located above the iconic Campbell’s Stores, this hidden treasure reveals two expansive private dining rooms, situated in the heart of The Rocks.

Featuring railway timber floors, sandstone walls, and panoramic views, the venue offers an unforgettable experience whether it’s a wedding, anniversary, milestone birthday, or business occasion. Each Private Dining Room accommodates up to 70 seated with flexible configurations to accommodate various event styles. For larger events the rooms can be combined.

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Sydney Harbour private dining venue

3. Spice Temple, Sydney CBD

Modern Chinese Food

The private dining room at Spice Temple is a discreet and exclusive room suited for intimate dining experiences for up to 12 guests. Tucked away to the right of the restaurant – the interior is luminous white with seductive lighting that can be adjusted to suit day or night.

With a culinary focus on China’s lesser known regions – including Yunnan, chilli-loving Jiangxi, Hunan and Sichuan, with their citrus-hued warmth, Guangxi and Xingjiang – Spice Temple’s a la carte menu is designed to be shared and enjoyed banquet style.

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Chinese cuisine

4. Stitch Bar

Diner Style

If you are not into fancy degustation dining but want to gather your besties for some amazing drinks and share plates, check out the spaces at Stitch Bar. One of Sydney’s favourite drinking holes, Stitch Bar was inspired by the late night diners found in the back streets of New York and boasts an impressive back bar of American spirits and a food menu to match.

Check out “The Cell” for cosy get togethers of up to 10 people and “The Back Room” for groups of up to 26 seated.

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casual private dining

5. Chiswick Restaurant, Woollahra

Stylish bistro with seasonal, Modern Australian food

Experience Chiswick’s intimate private dining room in its stunning garden setting. Your guests will enjoy views of the manicured green lawns through large floor to ceiling bi-folding doors with direct access to the gardens.

With an obsession of local, fresh and seasonal food, this Matt Moran restaurant delivers on the “paddock to plate” philosophy and doesn’t disappoint. A highly sought after venue with a kitchen garden to boot makes intimate dinner events in the private dining room a very special treat. The room can accommodate a maximum of 40 guests for a sit-down lunch or dinner in two long tables side by side. Smaller events can also be catered for.

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Paddock to plate

6. Red Lantern on Riley in Darlinghurst

Vietnamese Dining Experience

For a top notch authentic Vietnamese dining experience, you can be sure to get it at Red Lantern, it is after all…..known as the Most Awarded Vietnamese Restaurant in the World. The restaurant is packed with Indochine charm and the private dining room oozes a character and elegance of it’s own.

Just minutes from Sydney CBD, gather your team or favourite people and celebrate with a seated lunch or dinner in this fabulous space that seats up to 16 people around one long table. With award-winning menus created by Chefs Luke Nguyen and Mark Jensen, coupled with a caring and attentive service from a dedicated team, it will be an unforgettable experiences for you and your guests.

Private Dining Room at Red Lantern on Riley

Vietnamese cuisine

7. Endeavour Tap Rooms in The Rocks


Located in the heart of The Rocks, Endeavour Tap Rooms is a premium brew & smoke house offering a range of smoked produce from the land and sea and house brewed beers.

Suited for groups, their private dining room has a round table to sit up to 10 guests and the Kings Head Room can accommodate up to 32 seated around long tables. Menu choices include a “Brewers Banquet” with smoked delights featuring chicken wings and a meat board accompanied by beer battered chips and salads.

Check out the private function rooms at Endeavour Tap Rooms.

private dining in The Rocks

For more great venues in and around the Sydney, head over to our venue finder on the venues Sydney page. Discover the perfect venue for your event needs, whatever the occasion.