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17 Houston Restaurants Perfect for Private Dining

Make dinner even more momentous by reserving a private room at Houston restaurants like Navy Blue, Betelgeuse Betelgeuse, or Amrina

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The end of the year means the holidays and special gatherings of family and friends. Whether a holiday party, birthday, graduation, or corporate event, celebrations and special occasions call for an extra special location. Whether you are looking for a blowout party or an intimate gathering of those closest to you, from elegant steakhouses to seafood havens and a whiskery lovers paradise, these Houston restaurants have you covered with event spaces that will make any party a success.

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The Warwick

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This swanky Galleria restaurant oozes sex appeal as soon as you walk through the door. For a celebratory night, The Warwick has multiple private event spaces. The private dining room seats up to 16, while the patio can host a party of 30 to 40 diners. Your event is in good hands with chef Jabril Riddick leading the kitchen and serving up Southern and New American dishes alongside a selection of thoughtfully curated cocktails.

The Warwick’s enclosed private dining area, complete with banquettes.
Dining at the Warwick already feels fancy. Up the ante with its private room.
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Rumi's Kitchen

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Rumi’s Kitchen debuted in October in the mixed-used development on Post Oak, marking the fifth U.S. location of the upscale Persian restaurant, which serves eye-catching dishes of jeweled rice, kabobs, and sides. Equally as stunning is the decor and the private dining area. Accommodating up to 40 people, the room’s skylight and floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with natural light and though closed off, there’s plenty of glimpses into its bustling main area.

Chef Jaspratap “Jassi” Bindra’s elegant and eclectic modern Indian restaurant in The Woodlands is the ideal location to dine like royalty, whether it’s a dinner for two or a larger gathering. Book the Kahani Room and experience the luxurious ambiance that seats up to 12 people. The space boasts a large black distressed marble table, red velvet chairs, and Versace chargers, under an opulent chandelier. Diners who want to experience a more intimate affair can opt for the chef’s table. With seating for six in the kitchen, diners get a voyeuristic view of the chefs at work.

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

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Whiskey lovers will revel in this Cali import, which serves as a festive spot for upscale American comfort food like its Cajun Brick Chicken Breast or 12-Hour Beef Short Rib served with mashed potatoes. The Whiskey Room, an intimate space perfect for a small group, is sure to impress, with a showcase of Bosscat’s whiskey collection, which features over 300 different bottles. For a larger celebration, the namesake Bosscat Room features a large rolling glass garage door that opens to a private patio. Take advantage of the audio setup to make it a full-on party.

Experience the secluded, yet intimate private dining room of this modern Cajun-Creole restaurant, making for the perfect hideaway for a special affair. Washed in light hues of green with a textured wall with a whimsical wildflower pattern, this charming space can seat up to 24 people to enjoy chef Drake Leonards’ seasonally inspired menu featuring Drew’s Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo and shrimp etouffee.

Eunice’s dining room, with a large wooden table and garden mural.
Indulge in Cajun-Creole fare at Eunice for your private event.
Kirsten Gilliam

Plane & Level

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There’s no party like a tapas party, and this handsome Spanish restaurant in Spring is the perfect destination for a group gathering of food and wine. Though the main area can accommodate larger parties, its adjoining event space, complete with dark wood floors and leather banquettes, is made to accommodate up to 80, and can sure entertain with a bevy of wines and small plates, like croquetas de jamon serrano fermin, and a stellar Paella Valenciana, made with chicken, rabbit, and green beans.

Navy Blue

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Chef Aaron Bluedorn’s elegantly understated seafood restaurant in the Rice Village is the ideal setting for any gathering. The secluded and sleek space, tucked behind the bar seats up to 40. The focal point of the room is a mural by Austin artist Emily Eisenhart that evokes the sea and waves, apropos as chef Jerrod Zifchak dishes out excellent versions of clam chowder, gumbo, and the signature Swordfish Au Poivre with green peppercorn sauce.

Navy Blue’s private dining room features a massive mural.
Feel like you’re mid-ocean in Navy Blue’s private dining restaurant.
Julie Soefer

Doris Metropolitan

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Make the sophisticated, Israeli-influenced steakhouse your next destination for a celebration with family and friends. Indulge in premium dry-aged signature steaks, Middle Eastern-influenced appetizers, creative cocktails, and the extensive wine list in the comfort and charm of the elegantly appointed private dining room that seats up to 22 people.

Doris Metropolitan’s dining room features wooden tables lined with wine glasses and glimpses of the wine room.
Cheers to a special occasion at Doris Metropolitan.
Kirsten Gilliam

This ritzy River Oaks restaurant is named after the Arabic word “my heart,” a common expression of love. A rose-covered wall, deep ruby red tones, gold accents, and bejeweled chandeliers indeed set a romantic mood throughout the dimly lit space. A private room accommodating up to 20 is enclosed behind a glass wall, allowing for privacy but still providing a view into the main room, where belly dancers put on a show.

Annabelle Brasserie

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Berg Hospitality’s new all-day French concept at Autry Park may well be one of the most Instagram-worthy restaurants in Houston. Step into the brasserie and take a trip to Paris. Every inch of the decor is well thought out from the florals and greenery that hang gracefully from the ceiling to the tiles and bistro chairs. The private dining spaces are no exception. Le Bureau seats up to 16 in the elegantly appointed room with dark wood and exposed brick, all of which sit under an extravagant chandelier. The Versailles room is fit for a brunch of up to 30.

Chef Travis McShane’s Italian and Mediterranean spot may be a “neighborhood restaurant” but it’s also a stunning backdrop for any gathering big or small. Choose from different areas of the restaurant, like the Greenhouse Room, which accommodates up to 40 people. The large floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the patio will bring the outside, in. The Fall weather is the best time to take the festivities outside where the picturesque patio also accommodates up to 40. Enjoy signature dishes such as the iconic roasted half chicken with lemon and salsa verde, seasonal gnocchi, and various pizzas made in-house. 

Ostia’s Greenhouse Room is lined with plants and features sun windows.
Ostia can transform its Greenhouse Room into a private oasis.
Jenn Duncan

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse

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Typically reserved for live music and karaoke, the back room of this space-themed pizzeria and cocktail bar doubles as a private dining area and is perfect for entertaining a group. Plus, in between bites of crispy, cheesy ironclad pizza, friends can slip away for cosmic selfies throughout the restaurant.

A ironclad-style pizza topped with spinach and artichoke with the backdrop of Betelgeuse Betelgeuse’s entrance.
Betelgeuse Betelgeuse offers a low-key dining experience where diners can take the stage.
Sergio Trevino

With classic Italian dishes, premium steaks, and handmade pasta, this Montrose Italian restaurant always has a festive ambiance but for extra special occasions, the private dining room provides an inviting space that is both exclusive and also keeps the energy of the main dining room, especially when the live piano music echoes through the restaurant. The chic but relaxing atmosphere, which seats 32, is set by the mural of the Tuscan countryside on one side and a full view of the wine cellar on the other.

A dining table near the wine cellar in Marmo.
At Marmo, private dining means you won’t be far from the wine.
Kirsten Gilliam

Guard and Grace

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The modern and elegant Downtown steakhouse is a two-story building encompassing floor-to-ceiling windows, an open kitchen, and an eye-catching installation of over 5,000 bronze rods hanging above the main dining area. The second floor is dedicated to private dining spaces that can be customized to serve up to 88 people. Every detail is thought out to make any event an exclusive experience including a designated bar, lounge, and kitchen. Diners can celebrate any occasion with chef Troy Guard’s menu of innovative and playful steakhouse fare.

Guard and Grace’s interior, with an installation of more than 5,000 bronze rods that hang over the dining and bar area.
Dine at one of Houston’s most beautiful restaurants, Guard and Grace.
Leah Wilson

Bungalow

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Known for its prime steaks, seafood, and cocktails, the upscale Downtown destination is the spot for a fancy and festive event. The Prive Room will have everyone feeling like a VIP with a dedicated guest entrance into the event space. The private room boasts high ceilings and accented walls. Make it a high-energy party for up to 30 with the dedicated entertainment system and an exclusive bar.

Plan a party at chef Hugo Ortega’s Downtown modern Mexican restaurant and explore creative Oaxacan cuisine. For larger affairs, the Espadin room seats 60 while smaller events can be held in the Chapulin room, which seats up to 20. Choose from a set menu or customize your own, and they will handle the rest.

Potente

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No matter the occasion or size of your party, this Downtown Italian restaurant has the space and decor to make it an intimate experience. Book the enclosed Wine Room, which seats eight and is accessible only through its private wine locker room, to impress your smaller party or business meeting. Its other private rooms, including its private room for 32, or its indoor dining terrace, which seats 50, are perfect for larger events, but if you need even bigger, you can always buy out the restaurant entirely, with space for 150 seated or 225 reception-style. Though guests will surely be captivated by the decor, it’s the menu that’ll keep them satisfied. The spaghetti al tartufo, a cacio e pepe sprinkled with shaved black truffles, and the cast-iron seared branzino are hits.

The Warwick

This swanky Galleria restaurant oozes sex appeal as soon as you walk through the door. For a celebratory night, The Warwick has multiple private event spaces. The private dining room seats up to 16, while the patio can host a party of 30 to 40 diners. Your event is in good hands with chef Jabril Riddick leading the kitchen and serving up Southern and New American dishes alongside a selection of thoughtfully curated cocktails.

The Warwick’s enclosed private dining area, complete with banquettes.
Dining at the Warwick already feels fancy. Up the ante with its private room.
Raydon Creative

Rumi's Kitchen

Rumi’s Kitchen debuted in October in the mixed-used development on Post Oak, marking the fifth U.S. location of the upscale Persian restaurant, which serves eye-catching dishes of jeweled rice, kabobs, and sides. Equally as stunning is the decor and the private dining area. Accommodating up to 40 people, the room’s skylight and floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with natural light and though closed off, there’s plenty of glimpses into its bustling main area.

Amrina

Chef Jaspratap “Jassi” Bindra’s elegant and eclectic modern Indian restaurant in The Woodlands is the ideal location to dine like royalty, whether it’s a dinner for two or a larger gathering. Book the Kahani Room and experience the luxurious ambiance that seats up to 12 people. The space boasts a large black distressed marble table, red velvet chairs, and Versace chargers, under an opulent chandelier. Diners who want to experience a more intimate affair can opt for the chef’s table. With seating for six in the kitchen, diners get a voyeuristic view of the chefs at work.

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Whiskey lovers will revel in this Cali import, which serves as a festive spot for upscale American comfort food like its Cajun Brick Chicken Breast or 12-Hour Beef Short Rib served with mashed potatoes. The Whiskey Room, an intimate space perfect for a small group, is sure to impress, with a showcase of Bosscat’s whiskey collection, which features over 300 different bottles. For a larger celebration, the namesake Bosscat Room features a large rolling glass garage door that opens to a private patio. Take advantage of the audio setup to make it a full-on party.

Eunice

Experience the secluded, yet intimate private dining room of this modern Cajun-Creole restaurant, making for the perfect hideaway for a special affair. Washed in light hues of green with a textured wall with a whimsical wildflower pattern, this charming space can seat up to 24 people to enjoy chef Drake Leonards’ seasonally inspired menu featuring Drew’s Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo and shrimp etouffee.

Eunice’s dining room, with a large wooden table and garden mural.
Indulge in Cajun-Creole fare at Eunice for your private event.
Kirsten Gilliam

Plane & Level

There’s no party like a tapas party, and this handsome Spanish restaurant in Spring is the perfect destination for a group gathering of food and wine. Though the main area can accommodate larger parties, its adjoining event space, complete with dark wood floors and leather banquettes, is made to accommodate up to 80, and can sure entertain with a bevy of wines and small plates, like croquetas de jamon serrano fermin, and a stellar Paella Valenciana, made with chicken, rabbit, and green beans.

Navy Blue

Chef Aaron Bluedorn’s elegantly understated seafood restaurant in the Rice Village is the ideal setting for any gathering. The secluded and sleek space, tucked behind the bar seats up to 40. The focal point of the room is a mural by Austin artist Emily Eisenhart that evokes the sea and waves, apropos as chef Jerrod Zifchak dishes out excellent versions of clam chowder, gumbo, and the signature Swordfish Au Poivre with green peppercorn sauce.

Navy Blue’s private dining room features a massive mural.
Feel like you’re mid-ocean in Navy Blue’s private dining restaurant.
Julie Soefer

Doris Metropolitan

Make the sophisticated, Israeli-influenced steakhouse your next destination for a celebration with family and friends. Indulge in premium dry-aged signature steaks, Middle Eastern-influenced appetizers, creative cocktails, and the extensive wine list in the comfort and charm of the elegantly appointed private dining room that seats up to 22 people.

Doris Metropolitan’s dining room features wooden tables lined with wine glasses and glimpses of the wine room.
Cheers to a special occasion at Doris Metropolitan.
Kirsten Gilliam

Albi

This ritzy River Oaks restaurant is named after the Arabic word “my heart,” a common expression of love. A rose-covered wall, deep ruby red tones, gold accents, and bejeweled chandeliers indeed set a romantic mood throughout the dimly lit space. A private room accommodating up to 20 is enclosed behind a glass wall, allowing for privacy but still providing a view into the main room, where belly dancers put on a show.

Annabelle Brasserie

Berg Hospitality’s new all-day French concept at Autry Park may well be one of the most Instagram-worthy restaurants in Houston. Step into the brasserie and take a trip to Paris. Every inch of the decor is well thought out from the florals and greenery that hang gracefully from the ceiling to the tiles and bistro chairs. The private dining spaces are no exception. Le Bureau seats up to 16 in the elegantly appointed room with dark wood and exposed brick, all of which sit under an extravagant chandelier. The Versailles room is fit for a brunch of up to 30.

Ostia

Chef Travis McShane’s Italian and Mediterranean spot may be a “neighborhood restaurant” but it’s also a stunning backdrop for any gathering big or small. Choose from different areas of the restaurant, like the Greenhouse Room, which accommodates up to 40 people. The large floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the patio will bring the outside, in. The Fall weather is the best time to take the festivities outside where the picturesque patio also accommodates up to 40. Enjoy signature dishes such as the iconic roasted half chicken with lemon and salsa verde, seasonal gnocchi, and various pizzas made in-house. 

Ostia’s Greenhouse Room is lined with plants and features sun windows.
Ostia can transform its Greenhouse Room into a private oasis.
Jenn Duncan

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse

Typically reserved for live music and karaoke, the back room of this space-themed pizzeria and cocktail bar doubles as a private dining area and is perfect for entertaining a group. Plus, in between bites of crispy, cheesy ironclad pizza, friends can slip away for cosmic selfies throughout the restaurant.

A ironclad-style pizza topped with spinach and artichoke with the backdrop of Betelgeuse Betelgeuse’s entrance.
Betelgeuse Betelgeuse offers a low-key dining experience where diners can take the stage.
Sergio Trevino

Marmo

With classic Italian dishes, premium steaks, and handmade pasta, this Montrose Italian restaurant always has a festive ambiance but for extra special occasions, the private dining room provides an inviting space that is both exclusive and also keeps the energy of the main dining room, especially when the live piano music echoes through the restaurant. The chic but relaxing atmosphere, which seats 32, is set by the mural of the Tuscan countryside on one side and a full view of the wine cellar on the other.

A dining table near the wine cellar in Marmo.
At Marmo, private dining means you won’t be far from the wine.
Kirsten Gilliam

Guard and Grace

The modern and elegant Downtown steakhouse is a two-story building encompassing floor-to-ceiling windows, an open kitchen, and an eye-catching installation of over 5,000 bronze rods hanging above the main dining area. The second floor is dedicated to private dining spaces that can be customized to serve up to 88 people. Every detail is thought out to make any event an exclusive experience including a designated bar, lounge, and kitchen. Diners can celebrate any occasion with chef Troy Guard’s menu of innovative and playful steakhouse fare.

Guard and Grace’s interior, with an installation of more than 5,000 bronze rods that hang over the dining and bar area.
Dine at one of Houston’s most beautiful restaurants, Guard and Grace.
Leah Wilson

Bungalow

Known for its prime steaks, seafood, and cocktails, the upscale Downtown destination is the spot for a fancy and festive event. The Prive Room will have everyone feeling like a VIP with a dedicated guest entrance into the event space. The private room boasts high ceilings and accented walls. Make it a high-energy party for up to 30 with the dedicated entertainment system and an exclusive bar.

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Xochi

Plan a party at chef Hugo Ortega’s Downtown modern Mexican restaurant and explore creative Oaxacan cuisine. For larger affairs, the Espadin room seats 60 while smaller events can be held in the Chapulin room, which seats up to 20. Choose from a set menu or customize your own, and they will handle the rest.

Potente

No matter the occasion or size of your party, this Downtown Italian restaurant has the space and decor to make it an intimate experience. Book the enclosed Wine Room, which seats eight and is accessible only through its private wine locker room, to impress your smaller party or business meeting. Its other private rooms, including its private room for 32, or its indoor dining terrace, which seats 50, are perfect for larger events, but if you need even bigger, you can always buy out the restaurant entirely, with space for 150 seated or 225 reception-style. Though guests will surely be captivated by the decor, it’s the menu that’ll keep them satisfied. The spaghetti al tartufo, a cacio e pepe sprinkled with shaved black truffles, and the cast-iron seared branzino are hits.

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