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10 Private Dining Spots in NYC For Holiday Parties!

Posted by Marketing Team on Oct 20, 2014 9:12:17 AM

Looking for the perfect venue to host this year’s holiday party but don’t know where to start? View ten private dining spots in NYC that you’ll enjoy as much as your guests! To help you get started with your search, VenueBook has culled together top venue recommendations (all featured on Also scroll below to view this week's VenueBook Blog Guest! 

One of Fedora’s best kept secrets is the private dining room hidden below the restaurant. A walk down the stairs will lead you to the intimate, candle-lit room with charming exposed brick walls. This exclusive space is a comfortably sized room, ideal for drinks and dinner for private events. Fedora can be reserved in its entirety for seated dinners up to 30, or a cocktail style event up to 70.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Fedora

Moran's Restaurant
Moran’s pride themselves on combining unparalleled excellence in service with world-class menus, exceptional presentation and superlative staffing. Party options include a spacious ballroom with wood floors and exposed brick, and a main dining room with a roaring fireplace and Waterford crystal - perfect for an evening filled with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres!

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Moran's

If you desire contemporary American seafood and an energetic atmosphere, CATCH offers a variety of unique private and semi-private dining options, including a 26 seat Chef’s Table. CATCH can accommodate groups of up to 240 for seated dinners and 550 for cocktail style events. 

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Catch NYC

Tarallucci E Vino Events
Choose from four private loft spaces! Each provides a unique atmosphere for intimate dinner parties, seated events up to 150, or cocktail parties up to 250. Private events feature locally sourced and artisanally crafted ingredients, all paired with wines from the biodynamic, small batch producers they work with in Italy.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Tarallucci

Golf & Body NYC
This golf-centric venue will change up your corporate holiday scene with urban golf club lounges, full bar, and dining and catering services. Also a great place to entertain top clients during a holiday breakfast or luncheon meeting on their main floor or Executive Suite! 

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Golf & Body NYC

Crave Fishbar
Crave Fishbar has a seasonally-focused menu comprised of only wild caught, sustainable and responsibly farmed seafood. Several private to semi-private spaces are available, including their 1,500 square foot OctoRoom – a rustic and refined space with a live oyster shucking station! An ideal space for your next oyster shucking holiday cocktail hour (full bar, AV equipment, and private balcony).

Private Dining Spots in NYC: Crave Fishbar

The Breslin
Located inside the Ace Hotel New York, the Breslin provides an intimate gastro-pub ambiance. Enjoy a hearty, meat-centric menu that emphasizes artisanal products, small growers and farmers, and seasonality.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: The Breslin

The Gander
The Gander is another memorable location with space that includes a dedicated bar, coat check, and private bathrooms, as well as a large flat screen television for any special AV needs – great for creating an end-of-year slide-show or recognition for Holiday Awards! Their private dining room seats up to 75 guests with space for a cocktail hour.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: The Gander

353 West
353 West is conveniently located in the heart of Time Square and makes for an entertaining holiday loft party! This 1,800 square foot private venue features an intimate bar adjoining an event space that’s decorated with antique brick and white walls, and wood flooring accented with exposed steel beams under stage lighting.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: 353 West

American Whiskey
American Whiskey is all about whiskey, casual fine drinking and includes a Southern-inspired menu –custom whiskey tasting packages also available! Select from a variety of semi-private sections for groups of any size, including upstairs dining and a loft bar and lounge that can accommodate up to 150 people.

Private Dining Spots in NYC: American Whiskey

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If you are looking to throw a holiday party check out our blog post where we share our favorite holiday party planning tips. 

Topics: Venues, Event Planning