Top Brisbane Private Dining Venues to Host Your Guests

POSTED ON Feb 3, 2021

Best Brisbane Private Dining Rooms

If you are looking to host an intimate special dinner and want to wow your guests; Brisbane has a decent selection of private dining rooms to choose from. From unique and tastefully different to old world charm and sophistication, check out our top picks below.

*Please note that some of the room capacities may not be accurate due to COVID restrictions.

  1. Private Dining Room at Motorwagen
  2. The Sylvia Jones Boardroom at Customs House
  3. Cellar at Cloudland
  4. The Alliance Hotel
  5. The Drawing Room at Calile Hotel
  6. The Boardroom at Hillstone St Lucia
  7. VIP Room at Rydges Fortitude Valley
  8. The Garden Room at Paw Paw Cafe

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Private Dining Room at Motorwagen

A contemporary dining destination in Brisbane’s CBD, Motorwagen specialise in functions and events, offering an attractive private dining room for special occasions and business meetings.

They are serious about their food and local produce – making everything in house. The European style room can seat up to 32 guests and comes equipped with full AV capabilities and sheer and blackout blinds.

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The Sylvia Jones Boardroom at Customs House

This elegant boardroom and private dining venue features crystal chandeliers, marble fireplaces, an 1880’s heritage cedar table and artwork from the UQ Art Museum.

Located on the Mezzanine level at Customs House can seat a maximum of 24 guests in a banquet style and also suits a formal long table set up. With fine crystal, silverware and napery, the room offers an exquisite private dining experience.

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Cellar at Cloudland

Cloudland in Fortitude Valley is full of surprises and this is one of them. With delicate silk furnishings, rustic leather clad seating and soft mood lighting, The Cellar is warm and inviting private space.

Ideal for an intimate wedding reception, private celebration or sit down business event, the room can seat up to 40 guests. The ‘sky of diamonds’ ceiling creates a sophisticated atmosphere full of old-world charm.

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The Alliance Hotel

Located in Spring Hill, the charming Alliance Hotel offers two private function venues ideal for private dinner events.

The smallest of the two – The Headquarters has a sophisticated feel with natural light and AV capabilities. The room seats 16 guests and is a beautiful private dining room for offsite meetings, masterclasses and special dinners.

Inspired by the stylish apres-ski lounges of the Alps, The Chalet Bar can seat up to 25 guests for a private dinner. Designed with exposed brick and red walls, the space is cosy and unique. Including a private bar and in house sound system, it’s popular for family celebrations.

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The Drawing Room at The Calile Hotel

This Fortitude Valley 5-star hotel is one of Brisbane’s favourite destinations. So it’s no surprise that amongst their list of credentials, they are renowned for delivering flawless tailored functions.

Two drawing rooms are available with a capacity of 12 around one table. Adjacent to each other, the rooms can be combined, allowing up to 24 seated. The elegant tables, plasma TV screens, access to open terrace spaces and natural light make them ideal for private dining events and meetings.

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The Boardroom at Hillstone St Lucia

Hillstone St Lucia is a well sought after venue with its stunning location and backdrop. The function rooms are all classically styled with access to their own private terraces.

The boardroom is elegantly designed for long table private dinners, perfect for a small retreat or family celebration. With plenty of natural light and a private, undercover outdoor terrace, the space is inviting. The room includes a TV screen for presentations and slide shows, wheelchair access and private bathrooms.

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VIP Room at Rydges Fortitude Valley

For a unique private-dining experience, check out the VIP Room at Rydges Fortitude Valley. The sophisticated lounge with a gentleman’s club feel will intrigue your guests with the antiques, old books and sporting legends that line the room.

Furnished with chesterfield armchairs and pull back curtains, the VIP room benefits from tailored packages and flexible room configurations. The space can accommodate one long dining table for up to 15 guests or a banquet style dinner for up to 30 guests.

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Garden Room at Paw Paw Cafe

This Bali-chic function room at Paw Paw cafe in Woolongabba is a beautifully styled visual delight. It’s a gem of a spot especially if you are into fresh Southeast Asian cuisine. Their catering options include Thai buffets, banquets and platters. They also specialise in gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Let them know what you want, and they will tailor a food and drink package to suit your occasion.

There is no room hire fee for this gorgeous private space; simply a minimum spend on food and drink. It perfectly suits seated events of between 20 and 40 guests

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For more great venues in and around the Brisbane area, head over to our helpful search function on the venues Brisbane QLD page. You’ll find it really easy to find a close matching venue for your event needs, whatever the occasion.