Private Dining - Frequently Asked Questions

What is your cancellation policy?

The deposit will be non-refundable if cancellation is within 4 weeks of your event; otherwise you will be entitled to a refund of 50% of your deposit.

Please note this deposit is non-transferable to a new event date should the date change. We will do our best to secure a replacement booking, in which case we will refund the full deposit, less any consequential loss.

Can you accommodate 25 seated guests or more in the private dining rooms?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate more than 24 seated guests.  If the number attending is greater than the maximum capacity of the table, The Delaunay will be under no obligation to provide facilities or cater for the additional numbers.

What are the available timings of the room?

Breakfast: 7.00am – 10.30am (Monday – Friday); 8.00am – 11am (Saturday)

Lunch: 12.00pm – 4.00pm (Monday – Sunday)

Dinner: 6.30pm – 11:30pm (Monday – Saturday) , 6:30 – 11:00pm (Sunday)

Use of the room outside the above times can be discussed and confirmed on a case-by-case basis. The function shall start and finish in accordance with the timings specified or as agreed in writing. The Delaunay reserves the right to charge the client additionally for use of the room after the specified time.

Do you provide AV equipment?

Yes, we have a plasma screen available for use and a sound dock. Please speak to your event organiser to find out more.

May I decorate the private dining room(s)?

We provide fresh flowers in the rooms as standard and you are more than welcome to decorate the room. However, we do not permit confetti and you can not adhere any items to the walls or windows.

Are children allowed?

We are delighted to welcome children to the restaurant and are able to offer high chairs for your use. Please note that the child’s seat will be included in the overall table number.

We would also like to advise that space is very limited for buggies in the cloakroom area.

Can I pay via an invoice?

No, any outstanding payment must be made in full at the end of the event. All major credit card details are accepted. All payments must be paid in pounds sterling and are subject to Value Added Tax at the current rate.

Do I have my own waiter?

Yes, you will have a dedicated waiter looking after your event.

Is there a car park?

There is very limited single-yellow parking line spaces in this area. The closest parking facilities are the NCP Car Park at Parker Mews, off Drury Lane (WC2B 5NT).

Are small dogs welcome?

Unfortunately, we do not allow pets in except for registered assistance dogs.

Dress code

Our dress code is smart-casual, and smart trainers are allowed.

Is photography allowed?

Photography is permitted in the Private Rooms, but not in public areas of the restaurant. We also request that flash is kept to a minimum when taking photos in the Private Room.

Can we reserve space in bar?

Unfortunately, we are unable to reserve any space in the bar before or after your event.

Is music allowed?

Background music is permitted in the Private Rooms and we can provide a sound dock for your equipment to be played through. However, we do not allow live music of any kind, amplified or acoustic.

Can you provide birthday or celebration cakes?

Yes, we are able to provide a selection of birthday or celebration cakes. Please speak to your events manager to place your order.

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