Tired of taking your clients to the same old spots? We’ve got some fresh ideas for you to help you close the deal. Check out 10 private dining rooms for your corporate dinner.
Locanda Verde, Private Room
Capacity: 60 Seated, 100 Standing
You can’t go wrong at this beautifully-design and deliciously trendy spot. The private dining room at Locanda Verde is a warm and versatile space designed to create a setting that is both comfortable and transportive. It is detailed with recycled New England oak and pine, a working stone fireplace, brick-lined arched windows and a striking ceiling inlay overhead constructed from 90,000 wine corks.
ilili, Tented Room
Capacity: 18 Seated, 25 Standing
ilili means ‘Tell Me’ in colloquial Lebanese, so you can bet this place sets the tone for your clients to really tell you how they feel. This room features banquette seating on three sides, a private restroom, and a spectacular overhead view of the bar & lounge area.
21 Club, Wine Cellar
Capacity: 22 Seated
This spot is a New York City institution. Established circa1929, this former speakeasy in Midtown turns out dependably good traditional American dishes in an old-school setting – perfect for old-school (and fancy) clients.
L’Artusi, Wine Room
Capacity: 16 Seated
At this yummy Italian spot, you’ll be set above the main dining room and surrounded by 2,000 bottles of Italian wines. Important to note: the room has two seatings: an early one at 6PM and a late seating starting at 9:30PM, or it can be reserved for the entire night.
STK Downtown, Small Private Room
Capacity: 14 Seated
This one is for your clients who want a steak, and then the Boom Boom room after. STK Downtown artfully blends the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge into one, offering a dynamic fine dining experience with the quality of a traditional steakhouse.
The Benjamin, Lexington Rooms
Capacity: 90 Seated, 150 Standing
This is the perfect spot for your commuters and out of town clients; it’s close to Grand Central Station and they can grab a room at the hotel for the night if need-be. Pro tip: Meet for a drink at the bar at The National to warm things up before your more private and formal affair upstairs.
North End Grill, Private Room
Capacity: 18 Seated
If it’s a Danny Meyer spot, you know it’s good. You and your guests will walk into a beautifully designed restaurant with a sea of blacks and whites and an open kitchen to get into the action. The private room is secluded in the back – so you’ll clients will know you have good taste, and you mean business.
The Wythe Hotel, Blue Room
Capacity: 30 Seated, 60 Standing
The Blue Room at The Ides Rooftop is an Art Deco-inspired rooftop bar space with unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline – with these views, your clients are sure to sit down, and stay awhile.
Marta, Private Room
Capacity: 18 Seated
At Marta, people are just as infatuated with the duck as they are with the pizza. Take a client who will appreciate good food, but isn’t looking for stuffy.