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Private Room for a Baby Shower in or near Boston

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achoo Jan 8, 2013 02:38 PM

I'm looking for a restaurant or boutique-y hotel that has a private room that would be a good choice for a baby shower. I live in Chicago I'm so at a huge disadvantage! I'm guessing it will be for approx 25-30 people. Any special location ideas?

  1. Cupcakes Jan 9, 2013 06:54 AM

    I hosted a baby shower in the zebra room at UpStairs on the Square in Harvard Square and it was absolutely lovely. It's kind of a long narrow room which could have been weird but wasn't. We did it over afternoon tea which was perfect - lots of sweet and savory snacks for everyone...and tea.

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      food_lubber Jan 9, 2013 01:05 PM

      +1 for Upstairs on the Square

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        MrsCheese Jan 10, 2013 06:22 AM

        I also specifically clicked on this thread to recommend Upstairs on the Square.

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          achoo Jan 14, 2013 02:54 PM

          Can you give me any information Re: the difference between The Monday Club Room and The Zebra Room at Upstairs on the Square?

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            MrsCheese Jan 18, 2013 08:50 PM

            No, I've only been to the zebra room, but it is perfect for this kind of thing.

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        achoo Jan 14, 2013 02:49 PM

        thank you- it looks great-
        appreciate the help

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        springbokette Jan 9, 2013 01:26 PM

        The Cottage in Chestnut Hill has a really nice shower-friendly space (http://cottagechestnuthill.com).

        Also the Elephant Walk on Mass. Ave. in Cambridge.
        http://www.elephantwalk.com/index.php/plan-an-event/2-uncategorised/5-planning-your-large-group-and-special-event-the-cambridge-private-dining-room

        You can find a listing of private dining venues in the Boston area here:
        http://www.opentable.com/info/banquet...

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          achoo Jan 15, 2013 03:34 PM

          thanks very much- I tried to see photos of The Cottage in Chestnut Hill but nothing on their website- the menu looks very good so I think I will ask my son to check it out- appreciate the help

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