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dinner for 30 [London]

beckypoostchi Apr 21, 2010 02:26 AM

Hi guys - i need to arrange a dinner in London for 30 people. I have unlimited budget (as its a work thing). The area is not so important if the venue is correct. We are looking for something cool, unusual maybe. Nothing gimmicky or too flashy/trashy.
Ideas we have bounded about so far have been Hix, Petersham Nurseries, Boca Di Lupo, Petit Maison, St Johns. Any thing else I should be looking at?

  1. b
    buzzar May 25, 2010 02:59 AM

    Vinoteca :)

    1. limster Apr 25, 2010 07:40 AM

      Min Jiang.

      1. j
        JanePond Apr 24, 2010 10:14 AM

        How about The Stafford in St James. They have a superb chef, Mark Budd, and a world class wine cellar and sommelier, Gino Narducci. They have room for your group and will do a bang-up, first class event.

        1. PhilD Apr 23, 2010 01:34 AM

          How about Viajante (http://www.viajante.co.uk/restaurant....). Very new, very cool. Bound to be a destination. Bragging rights for being in the vanguard.

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          1. re: PhilD
            t_g Apr 23, 2010 03:09 AM

            also v expensive and could they really fit in 30 ppl? place is pretty small

            1. re: t_g
              t_g Apr 23, 2010 03:42 AM

              woops forgot abt unlimited budget!

              1. re: t_g
                paddyi Apr 23, 2010 11:58 AM

                How about the Anchor & Hope or Great Queen Street? I'm sure they'd accommodate you. They could serve huge sharing dishes which could be quite fun e.g. lamb for 10 etc. St. John held their staff do at the Anchor & Hope recently.

              2. re: t_g
                PhilD Apr 23, 2010 12:36 PM

                t-g - looks like it will easily fit 30, they have a private space as well but that only seems to do 20: "Viajante creates perfectly balanced tasting menus for up to 40 covers. Choose from between six, nine and twelve courses to experience the full range of chef Nuno Mendes’s dazzling cuisine."

            2. Robin Joy Apr 23, 2010 12:07 AM

              Motcombs has a couple of nice private rooms, but 30 could be a few too many:


              Poor response from London Hounds! Thinking caps on.

              Happy St. George's Day.

              1. t
                t_g Apr 21, 2010 07:11 AM

                the wapping project? it's pretty rad and i think they could accomodate that many ppl

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