The definitive guide to London dining & events

...Places for Group Dining

Date: 17.06.11 Category:

“What began as a nervous glance exchanged between a pack of hungry eyes, turned into a frenzy of groping hands. Overcome with desire, they were all desperately grappling for… the last slice of pizza. ”

Civilised or debaucherous, group dining (what else?) guarantees a great night for all.

Perfect for dining in a group, Pizza East Shoreditch offer a sharing menu for groups of 13 or more people whereby a selection of four types of pizza and three desserts can be pre-ordered and shared at their long semi-private table (£25 per person for lunch, £30 per person for dinner). Sharing is encouraged at Asia de Cuba, who offer a number of sharing menus (from £60 per person) showcasing their unique fusion fare in rather large sized portions alongside a complimentary glass of Champagne when booking a table via LadyBlonde.com. And for the ultimate in Sunday feasting, The Grazing Goat offer a set menu (£34 for three courses) featuring platters of roasted meats and accompaniments to share in a relaxed and cosy setting.

To complement a special occasion with spectacular views, OXO Tower is an excellent choice; offering special set menus for parties of 8 or more in both the brasserie and restaurant. For an intimate occasion, the smaller private dining room at Franco's seats up to 18 people, and as a special treat, all groups of 6 or more will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival when booking a table via LadyBlonde.com*.

For a group of boys (or girls) with big appetites, The Big Easy has the steak and seafood option sorted. As has Redhook in the City, who are also offering a complimentary glass of Sandhill Crane Californian Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon to groups of 6 or more when booking a table via LadyBlonde.com. Alternatively, Automat offers a satisfying selection of American comfort food amid stylish Mayfair surroundings.

If group consensus commands that the night end on a hedonistic high, the dining experience at supperclub is a sensory delight, where a four-course surprise menu (£45 per person) is accompanied by an eclectic mix of music, live entertainment and very potent cocktails. Or for somewhere a little more low-key (but likely to get equally rowdy), head to Paradise by way of Kensal Green for dinner and 2 hours of free** uninhibited fun in their karaoke room before ending the night on the dance floor.

And bear in mind that if you are going to do it en masse, bookings are essential as most venues will need a little time to prepare themselves. LadyBlonde can assist in all of your group booking needs – call 020 7221 0983 or email LBHQ for table booking enquiries.

* Available for group bookings of 6 or more until 1st September 2011. Mention Lady Blonde upon booking to redeem.
** Book a table via LadyBlonde.com for a group of 8 or more at Paradise and receive 2 hours of free karaoke. Available Sunday to Friday until 1st September 2011.

 

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Pizza East

Pizza East

Restaurant

"Fun, vibrant, relaxed and buzzing, Pizza East is the coolest place for pizza in town."

56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1

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Asia De Cuba

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Asia De Cuba

Restaurant

"Serving big portions of delicious Chino-Latino fare, Asia de Cuba delivers any time of day, whatever the occasion. "

45 St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4HX

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The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

Pub

"From the team behind the ever-buzzing Orange, Pantechnicon and Thomas Cubitt, The Grazing Goat isn't for billy-no-mates."

6 New Quebec Street, London W1H 7RQ

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OXO Tower Restaurant & Brasserie

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OXO Tower Restaurant & Brasserie

Restaurant

"With spectacular views, The Oxo Tower is a fantastic spot, serving some of the best food on the South Bank."

Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 9PH

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Franco's

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Franco's

Restaurant

"From breakfast through to dinner via lunches and early evening drinks, Franco's is a favourite with Mayfair locals and others who..."

61 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6LX

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The Big Easy

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The Big Easy

Restaurant

"Cocktails, surf 'n' turf, live music and a fun-loving crowd; your nights will be big and the vibe will be easy."

332 - 334 Kings Road, London SW3 5UR

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Redhook

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Redhook

Restaurant

"With seafood, steak, cocktails and oysters on the menu, you'll fall (red)hook, line and sinker."

89 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5QU

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Automat

Automat

Restaurant

"Automat is an ideal location for those with substantial appetites for both American fare and the social scene. "

33 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4NF

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supperclub

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supperclub

Restaurant with bar and nightclub

"With no airs and graces, supperclub is a wonderful disarming atmosphere that provokes relaxation and profligacy, camaraderie as..."

12 Acklam Road, London W10 5QZ

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Paradise by way of Kensal Green

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Paradise by way of Kensal Green

Pub

"Quirky, eclectic, shabby but chic, this hedonist's heaven, pulls huge crowds every week."

19 Kilburn Lane, London W10 4AE

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