No more stressing out when you're on the hunt for that perfect space for an upcoming birthday party, networking event or even a super-special date
If we had a choice, we’d dine in one of Singapore’s private rooms any day, no matter the occasion. No crowds, no interruptions – just great food and great company in a lovely space. Here’s where you’ll find us if we’re holding a little get-together with our posse, a networking party or a private night out with our hot date.
Got a massive party in the works? Go Caribbean and book Lime House’s private dining space on the second floor. If it’s a sit-down dinner, they can accommodate up to 50 pax, and their standing capacity is 80 pax. There’s no extra charge to rent the space, so let them know how you want to customise the package and they’ll make it happen.
Lime House, 2 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089260, p. 6222 3130.
Bedrock Bar & Grill
The private dining room at this swanky steakhouse is located at the back of the restaurant, behind a set of folding metal mesh screens. We’d highly recommend this place for important business meetings, especially for lunch. It holds up to 20 pax, and there’s a minimum spend of $2,500 to use the entire private dining room for dinner.
Bedrock Bar & Grill, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, 96 Somerset Road, Singapore 238163, p. 6238 0054.
Dinner with stunning views of the city can only get better with the use of a private dining room. ME@OUE’s fancy little spot has a seating capacity of 12, and a standing capacity of up to 35 pax.
ME@OUE, Rooftop Level, OUE Bayfront, 50 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049321, p. 6634 4555.
Another option with a great view to boot is Zafferano. They have two private dining rooms, which seat up to 14 guests. For your meals, you can choose to order from the a la carte menu, or customise your very own Italian feast.
Zafferano, 43/F Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049315, p. 6509 1488.
The White Rabbit
Officially known as ‘The Sunday Room’, this intimate, exclusive semi-private space can host a crowd of up to 20 pax. Great for sit-down meals and even office presentations.
The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Road, Singapore 249541, p. 9721 0536.
Oxwell & Co.
The Study is the name of Oxwell & Co.’s private dining room, and it sure is a stylish one. Club chairs, M. C. Escher’s mind-boggling masterpieces, and even err… taxidermied squirrels – you can count on these features to make your dining experience unforgettable. Maximum capacity: 20 pax.
Oxwell & Co., 5 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069688, p. 6438 3984.
Get a taste of the celebrity chef’s signature antipasti, mains, and desserts in the comfort of a dining room, all to yourself. Perfect for parties up to 14 pax; no minimum spend required.
Jamie’s Italian, #01-165 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585, p. 6733 5500.
Treat yourself to glorious dim sum and other Cantonese favourites at the posh Golden Peony. Their private dining room holds up to 10 pax and there’s a minimum spend of $110 per pax.
Golden Peony, Conrad Centennial Singapore Hotel, 2 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982, p. 6432 7482.
Alkaff Mansion Ristorante
Choose from four dining rooms at this faraway dining establishment (that’s worth the journey, of course). Each room holds up to 12 guests, and comes fitted with a projector screen. Plus, you get a personal server.
Alkaff Mansion Ristorante, 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178, p. 6510 3068.
Long Chim’s private dining room seats up to 22 guests and there’s a minimum spend of $3,000. If you like, order the special set menu ($99 per pax), which consists of five starters, eight main dishes, and three desserts (don’t worry, portions are pretty small).
Long Chim, #L2-02 Atrium 2, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 7299.
Tippling Club’s 12-seater private dining room, Bin 38, comes equipped with its very own R&D kitchen (how cool is that?!). Your gang can choose to have a small menu or large menu, and if everyone likes, chef-owner Ryan Clift will personally cook up a storm for the party upon request.
Tippling Club, 38 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088461, p. 6475 2217.
Ikoi Japanese Restaurant
Not in the mood for anything fancy? How about an all-you-can-eat Japanese buffet then? Book a private room for your party of 12 at Ikoi Japanese Restaurant for free-flow sashimi, and more classic Japanese bites.
Ikoi Japanese Restaurant, #01-01 Hotel Miramar, 401 Havelock Road, Singapore 169631, p. 6887 3788.
Sky on 57
Gather some friends for a swanky soiree in the sky – nothing screams luxury more than a private roofotop dining area at the iconic Marina Bay Sands Sky Park. The fine dining restaurant run by mod-Sin mastermind, Chef Justin Quek, seats up to 20 guests in the sky room, and up to 100 standing guests at the Terrace Bar for a bigger bash.
Sky on 57, Level 57, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Sands Skypark Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956. p. 6688 8857.
Here’s an idea: hold a meatball party for your next function! Club Meatballs’ semi-private dining space can hold up to 10 people. Plus, you’d have to spend a minimum of $400 for dinner.
Club Meatballs, #01-35 China Square Central, 20 Cross Street, Singapore 048422, p. 6222 8660.
NOX – Dine in the Dark
For something totally unique to wow your pals, and your tastebuds, book the private room at NOX. The three-course set menu is reasonably priced ($88++ per person) and, as you’re dining in the dark, you won’t know what you’re eating until all is revealed after the meal. Expect a lively debate as you try to guess what the heck is actually on your plate.
NOX – Dine in the Dark, 269 Beach Rd, Singapore, 199546. p. 6298 0708.
The Ottoman Room
Want to add dramatic flair to your upcoming dinner party? Fat Prince’s The Ottoman presents the crown jewel of hidden private rooms with a dining room that exudes an aura of mystery and regality. Bask in its opulent decor while you’re treated to a Middle Eastern feast fit for a king (check out our Fat Prince review for an idea of the menu and vibes here), while mezze trolleys zip through the space as they serve you like royalty. The dining room seats up to 20 people.
The Ottoman Room, 48 Peck Seah St. Singapore 079317. p. 6221 3683.
McGettigan’s: The Malt Room
Tucked away on the second level of this Clarke Quay institution is The Malt Room. A hidden gem of a venue that has capacity for up to 100 guests standing, or 60 guests seated. Canapé, food, and drink packages are also available to ensure your event goes off without a hitch; it’s perfect for social or corporate events.
McGettigan’s, Merchant’s Court #01-01, 3A River Valley Rd, Singapore 179020. p. 6837 0577.
Garibaldi Italian Restaurant and Bar
We get it, sometimes planning for a dinner to impress those big clients with picky appetites can get a little stressful… so why not try out this Italian resto that’s failed to disappoint us? Besides dishing out exceptional Italian cuisine, Garibaldi’s private rooms come equipped with presentation facilities that’ll ensure your important night ends flawlessly.
Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar, #01-02, 36 Purvis Street, Singapore 188613. p. 6837 1468.
A softly lit, wine cellar-themed dining room is the perfect space for that intimate evening you’ve been dreaming of. Gather your Italian-craving, wine-swigging mates and reserve Osteria Mozza’s single room for a small party for up to 14 guests, or their ‘Primo Ministro’ room for up to 26 guests.
Osteria Mozza, B1-42-46, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972. p. 6688 8522.
Tóng Lè Private Dining
A Godsend for the karaoke enthusiasts in your squad, Tong Le Private Dining offers three private dining rooms with KTV suite facilities, stocked with over 60,000 songs that’ll keep you and your guests serenading all night long.
Tóng Lè Private Dining, OUE Tower, Level 8 & 10, 60 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049322. p. 6634 3233.
With nine different private dining rooms to choose from, you can rest assured that there’s a suitable room for every occasion at Grand Hyatt’s Mezza9. You’ll also be spoilt for choice by their sprawling menu, that ranges from a traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi bar to Western grill and rotisserie.
Mezza9, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211. p. 6732 1234.
Tanjong Beach Club
Hosting your next soiree need not be a predictable affair. Swap those pinching dress shoes with flip-flops and delight your guests to a dinner that almost feels like a seaside vacay over at Tanjong Beach Club. Choose from a selection of picturesque dining areas that ranges from a mezzanine to the classic dining area that seats up to 96 guests.
Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942. p. 9750 5323.
db Bistro and Oyster Bar
Pull off a flawless dinner with db Bistro’s dedicated Private Dining staff – they will customise a seasonal menu, specially selected wine pairings and even a cake that’s tailor-made to your event. The elegant yet contemporary dining room is also suitable for both personal and business entertaining, and can accommodate up to 20 of your distinguished guests.
db Bistro & Oyster Bar, 2 Bayfront Avenue, B1-48, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956. p. 6688 8525.
Nothing’s more entertaining and intimate than a Japanese teppanyaki feast! Switch up that ol’ dining room with a private teppanyaki room at Tatsu, that’s guranteed to impress clients with the chef’s tricksy and heart-stopping grill techniques. You can also choose from three private rooms that seats up to sixteen guests each.
Tatsu, #01-08, 30 Victoria St, Chijmes, Singapore 187996. p. 6332 5868.
For a private dining experience with loved ones or colleagues, you can’t go wrong with this dining room at this Indian establishment in Holiday Inn’s – it even comes with a cocktail reception so you’re able to squeeze in that crucial ice-breaking sesh before the big dinner. The Maharajah suite seats up to 50 people.
Tandoor, 11 Cavenagh Road, Singapore 229616. p. 6733 8333.