10 Restaurants With Private Rooms for Your Next Party
Because there's always a special event right around the corner.
Whether you're looking for a casual spot for an intimate get together or a large gathering with friends or family, one of these 10 restaurants with great private dining rooms would be sure to suit your needs.
Going with Blackbird's running aviation theme, the restaurant's private room is named The Cabin. The space can seat 22 guests at one long table, and those who reserve are offered a selection of set menus or a bespoke menu with matching wine pairings. Additionally, the restaurant's garden and covered terrace can seat up to 70 people.
Blackbird is at Nielson Tower, Ayala Triangle Gardens, Salcedo Village, Makati City.
Chef J. Gamboa's Cirkulo has been an institution for Spanish cuisine since it opened in 1995. The restaurant allows 10 to 16 persons in its private room. Classics to try include the roasted bone marrow with beef mole asado, the slow-roasted beef belly with horseradish cream, and the cochinillo.
Cirkulo is at Milkyway Building, 900 A. Arnaiz Avenue corner Paseo De Roxas San Lorenzo Village, Makati City.
Elbert's Steak Room
Elbert's, one of the city's favorite steakhouses, has a private room that seats about 15 to 16 people. Unlike other private rooms, it's located in another floor adjacent from the restaurant's cigar and single-malt whiskey bar. While you're there, order the USDA-certified prime grade meat, which is prepared days in advance.
Elbert's Steak Room is at 3A Sagittarius Building III, 111 H.V. Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City.
Gallery by Chele
Chef Chele Gonzalez's test kitchen inside the restaurant, Studio Lab, doubles as a private dining room. It seats 10 people and you can choose between three, five, and eight-course degustation menus. For a special treat, book the monthly Chef's Table where you'll be delighted by the special menu.
Gallery by Chele is at 5/F CLIPP Center, 11th Street corner 39th Street, Bonifacio Global City.
Margarita Forés "farm to table, seed to plate" concept is great for casual gatherings. The mezzanine at Grace Park can accommodate 15 people. Must-tries include the Roast Organic Duck & Fruit (P710) and the River Prawns & Anchovy-Butter (P850).
Grace Park is at G/F One Rockwell Building, Rockwell Drive, Makati City.
The newly opened La Cabrera at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila has several private rooms for any occasion. Each can seat up to 14 people and the rooms can be combined to accommodate more. For starters, order the Provoleta (P890) or grilled Provolone cheese, then the Asado del Centro (P2,680/500 grams) or beef short ribs, and Cuadril (P3,280) or the rump steak for the main course. End the meal with their dessert sampler.
La Cabrera is at Mezzanine Level, Tower Wing, EDSA Shangri-La, 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City.
M Dining's private room is perfect for a group of your closest acquaintances which can accommodate a maximum of 10 people. The restaurant does have other options for a larger crowd including the M Bar (25 persons) and the Main Dining Room (70 people). M Dining's classics like the Tagliolini, Bottarga (P930, French; P415, Italian) and Beef Cheeks, Polenta, Spinach, Mushrooms, Port Jus (P1,075) are must-tries.
M Dining is at 3/F Alegria Alta Building, 2294 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City.
Named the Miele One to Watch by Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, Toyo Eatery is go-to for Chef Jordy Navarra's innovative use of Filipino flavors and traditions. On the second floor of the restaurant is a private dining room that can fit up to 14 guests. Start with the restaurant's signature dish, a salad inspired by Filipino nursery rhyme "Bahay Kubo." After, choose between the grilled loin and bangus belly, lightly grilled mackerel in grass-fed butter, or three-cut pork barbecue. End your meal with something sweet, like their cassava cake, one of the desserts available in the set menu.
Toyo Eatery is at Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Extension, Makati City.
Wildflour in 8 Rockwell is their only branch with an upper floor. There, you can reserve the upstairs bar together with the private room for 30 to 35 people. For a more intimate gathering, you can opt for the private room which can seat 15 to 20 guests. Try the Kimchi Fried Rice (P520) and Steak Frites (P2,200/400g) for the full experience.
Wildflour is at G/F 8 Rockwell Plaza Drive, Rockwell Center, Poblacion, Makati City.
For a special event, book a private room at Wolfgang's Steakhouse. The restaurant's branch at Resorts World Manila has two private rooms—each can sit up to 12 to 15 people. Our favorites include the Classic Wolfgang Burger (P698), Petite Filet Mignon (P1,508/250g) and Rib Eye Steak (P3,588/600 grams).
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is at 2/F Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.