Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, need space for a large group or just want to have an area to yourself away from the main dining room, the city centre has plenty of private dining options for you to choose from. 


The Holi Room, Image credit: Josh Griggs


Cassia offers two intimate dining spaces to cater for events like business meetings, birthdays and other celebrations. Their private dining room offers an exclusive dining experience. For smaller, more intimate, personal occasions to larger celebrations or corporate events, the private dining room can accommodate up to 24 guests. 

The Holi Room is a semi-private dining area that can be reserved for groups of between 10 and 14 guests. Ideal for medium-sized groups who still like to enjoy the atmosphere of the nearby main dining area; featuring a colourful mural of the Holi festival that marks the beginning of spring in India.

Book your private dining room, here.


FISH Restaurant

If you're planning a large group dinner, cocktail party, hens do or intimate presentation, the private dining room at FISH is a great option. Partially sectioned off from the main restaurant and can comfortably seat up to 22 people. With impressive northern views of Auckland city's beautiful harbour and menu options by Culinary Director Des Harris, hold your next intimate gathering at FISH. Book online, here.


The Obi Room at MASU is a semi-private dining room that can accommodate up to 18 guests. Dine at the 5.5m solid wood table crafted from two pieces of suar hardwood and enjoy earthen walls decorated with spectacular vintage Japanese obi kimono prints. The Obi Room is framed by bubble glass which creates the impression of privacy and seclusion without being completely separated from the main dining room. See more info and book, here.


Botswana Butchery 

The mezzanine space at Botswana Butchery features amazing harbour views in a luxury restaurant setting. This private area can be adjusted to suit any occasion and is situated on a level above the main dining room and bar giving additional seclusion. They also offer a variety of set, banquet and customised menus. Book online, here. 



Onemata offers a private dining experience for groups of up to 10 people. This space offers the ideal setting for an intimate celebration or private business meeting, dine from the Onemata menu or pre-order your perfect meal. Make your booking, here.


Mr. Morris

Perfect for your next birthday, work gathering or any other celebration, Mr. Morris' private dining and event space is complete with an open kitchen and private chef experience. This space can host a maximum of 20 seated guests. Email eat@mrmorris for more info and to book.


Opium Den

White + Wong's 

Viaduct restaurant White + Wong's offers six options for private dining - The Water View Room, The Silk Room, Opium Den, Conservatory, The Jade Dragon and the Blue Dragon Room. 

The Water View Room holds between 12 and 16 people, and offers beautiful views of the harbour. Ideal for smaller work lunches, corporate dining or private celebrations, the luxurious Silk Room is best suited for between 8-12 people, while the Opium Den, a charismatic room situated in the heart of the restaurant provides the best of both worlds and holds up 10 people. A smaller version of the Opium Den, the Jade Dragon and Blue Dragon rooms are best suited for up to 6 people. And finally, ideal for larger groups of 18-26 people, the Conservatory space is fresh and vibrant and includes a courtyard area. For more about the rooms and to book, click here


Cafe Hanoi & Ghost Street 

The Parlour is Cafe Hanoi's private dining room. It's the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends or host an important business function. Situated above Cafe Hanoi, The Parlour holds up to 44 people and offers two menu options; Northern Vietnamese from the award-winning Cafe Hanoi or rustic Chinese from Ghost Street. Book The Parlour online, here.

DeBretts Kitchen

DeBretts Kitchen offers three private dining options perfect for any occasion. For events and private functions, Suite 1.1 is a welcoming space that offers total privacy and dedicated wait staff for 14-32 seated guests. This room can be booked seven days a week for lunch or dinner. 

Looking for a spot for a business lunch, client dinner or an intimate family occasion? The Drawing Room is available for lunch and dinner bookings seating 10-32 guests for a sit down menu.

Finally, the charming semi-private Courtyard offers an intimate space without distancing diners from the atmospheric buzz of the hotel's main restaurant and atrium. An inviting setting to host a business event with clients or to celebrate a notable milestone with friends and family.

Book your private dining room at DeBretts Kitchen, here. 

Last updated: 03 February 2022