Private Parties at The Wharf

The Wharf is the perfect venue for any occasion, be it a quieter dining experience in luxury surroundings or a big party for lots of people with music and dancing.

We take great pride in the professional and personal level of service we provide, and we will always endeavour to accommodate your requirements. Please see below for more information regarding the venue, menus and possible floor plans. The best way to appreciate what The Wharf has to offer however is to contact our Events Team on 020 8977 6333 or alternatively click here to email us. They will be happy to discuss your requirements and also arrange a visit should you wish.

Venue Details

The Wharf can cater for any kind of event whether it’s a relaxed business dinner or a company party. There are two individual areas within the restaurant; the First Floor and the Main Dining Room. You can hire either area separately or the entire restaurant exclusively.

The Main Dining Room can also be hired for your event and can accommodate up to 120 for seated dining, 120-200 for a buffet (as a mixture of seating and standing space) or 200 for canapés (standing only). It has a large, contemporary bar area which can be used for champagne receptions or pre-dinner drinks, as well as post-dinner dancing.

Our First Floor is the perfect space for a party, award ceremony or post conference lunch or dinner. It can accommodate 20-60 for seated dining, 60-100 for a buffet (as a mixture of seating and standing space) or 120 for canapés (standing only).

The entire venue can be hired exclusively using both the first floor and main dining room. It can accommodate 180 for a seated dinner, 180-320 for a buffet (as a mixture of seating and standing space) or 320 for canapés (standing only).’ The Wharf provides a stunning setting for a company Christmas Party or Summer Ball.

Seated Buffet Canapés
mixture of seated & standing standing only
First Floor 60 60-100 120
Main Restaurant 120 120-200 200
Exclusive Hire Over two floors 180 180-320 320


Both the Main Dining Room and the First Floor can be hired from Tuesday through to Sunday inclusive, depending on their availability.

Please call our Events Team on 020 8977 6333 to find out about availability of each.

Flexible floor plans

During the planning of any event at The Wharf you will have the services of our Event Team. They will meet with you to prepare an Event Plan and a floor plan tailored to your needs.

Please find below some popular examples of floor plans.

Private Dining Menus

Food and drink are an important element of any event. We will help you decide on food and wine for the big day and can tailor the menus to suit your individual requirements. Your function will be managed and catered by the Wharf’s Managers, Head Chef and their teams.

Please note the Wharf does not permit the use of external catering.

Please click here to view our private dining, buffet and canapé menus.

Provisional Booking of the Date

Once you’ve spoken to our Events Team and confirmed availability of the date, if requested we can provisionally hold the date for at least 7 days. If we do not hear from you by the agreed date, the booking will automatically be released. If you would like to hold a date, pleased contact our Events Team.

Please call 020 8977 6333 or send an email. Thank you.

Confirmation of the Booking

If you wish to cancel please inform the Events Team, in writing, as soon as possible. Credit card details will be held against cancellation, failure to reach minimum spend and damages.

Cancellation date Terms
Over 90 days before event Forfeit deposit
31 – 90 days before event Forfeit deposit + 50% of minimum spend
7 – 30 days before event Forfeit deposit + 50% of event plan spend
Less than 7 days 75% of event plan spend
Less than 48 hours 100% of event plan spend
Individual guest cancellations within 72 hours Non-refundable (pre-ordered food)

What’s Included

Hire Fee Includes Hire Fee Excludes
Exclusive use of area you have hired throughout your booking Music/entertainment
Pre-event support and advice Flowers
Standard white linen and tableware Additional decoration
The Wharf's tables and chairs Additional lighting
Table number/name holders (if req'd) Table plan and individual place settings
Cloakroom facilities Non standard linen and tableware
Manager, waiters and bar staff