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Dining | Top 10 Private Dining Rooms in Metro Manila

Selecting a venue is one of the most essential stages in event planning, as this determines what the event mood would be. Nowadays, private dinings are becoming a popular option for event planners since it provides both an intimate setting and delectable food. In Metro Manila, only a limited number of restaurants and hotels offer this type of venue. To get to know the best ones, we interviewed a project coordinator who works at an events company called the Ortus Club.

The Ortus Club is an events company specialized in hosting executive dinner discussions, globally. Their events are held in the world’s best private dining rooms to ensure intimate and comfortable environments for their guests to share thoughts on confidential business topics.  

With that, they provided us with a list of the best private dining rooms in Metro Manila.

1.     Blackbird – Salcedo Village, Makati City

Salcedo Village is home to some of the finest and most elegant restaurants in one of Metro Manila’s business communities – Makati. In it is the sought-out fine dining restaurant, Blackbird. Apart from its remarkable ambiance, brilliant service and exquisite food, Blackbird offers a private dining room called The Cabin. In it is a long table that can seat up to 22 guests who can choose among the set menus or opt to ask for a bespoke menu.

For reservations, contact Jonathan Migné on 828 1937 or email

2. Manila House – Net Park Building, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Known as one of Manila’s most exclusive clubs, the Manila House hosts meetings and events exclusively for its members in its private rooms named after renowned places in Manila. The rooms’ designs are inspired by colorful Filipino patterns and furniture which perfectly adds to the ambiance of breakfast and lunch events. Each room can accommodate up to 20-22 people, and the club offers personalized catering services for its guests.

For reservations, call +63 2 958 5007 or email

3. Terraz Restaurant – Zuellig Building, Makati Avenue, Makati

The Zuellig Building, one of the noticeable office skyscrapers in Makati, houses a casual dining space that offers modern comfort cuisine called the Terraz Restaurant. Its location allows itself to be a convenient and accessible site for the busy work schedule of its guests. The Terraz Restaurant offers private rooms that can seat up to 34 guests, and has exceptional amenities that are useful for meetings and presentations.

For reservations, call +632 625 4831 / +632 625 4832 or email


4. High-Street Café, Shangri-La Fort – Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Shangri-La hotels and restaurants are known for its classy and elegant setting and services. However, the High-Street Café at Shangri-La Fort strays away from that and introduces a modern food hall that comprises of nine stations or neighborhoods that the guests may choose from. The café also provides private rooms that can seat up to 40 persons where guests can hold private meals and meetings.

For reservations, call +632 820 0888 or email

5. Gallery by Chele – Clipp Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Formerly known as Gallery VASK, Gallery by Chele is a modern restaurant that uses local ingredients in creating the good food they serve. Its rebranding entails offering tasting menus that Chef Chele Gonzalez and Chef Carlos Villaflor that certainly attract the good food lovers out there. Gallery by Chele also has an extension called the Stvdio Lab that is an intimate kitchen and venue that can seat up to 12 customers for R&D Dinners and private events.

For reservations, 
contact +63 9175461673/ +6322183895 or email

6. Flame Restaurant at Discovery Primea – Ayala Avenue, Makati City

Located in the 16th floor of Discovery Primea, the Flame Restaurant is a modern restaurant that serves Asian cuisine by Executive Chef Luis Chikiamco. Apart from its main area, Flame offers private rooms with an astonishing view for social or corporate bookings that can seat up to 20 people.

For reservations, call +63 2 955 8888 or

7. Chef Jessie at Rockwell Club – Amorsolo Dr, Makati City

For more than 20 years, Chef Jessie Restaurants has been serving award-winning food to its customers.  Chef Jessie at Rockwell Club prides itself with its superb ambiance, elegant decors, and excellent food. Apart from this, the Rockwell Club provides a Private Dining Room that can accommodate up to 50 people for sit-down events, and 80 people for cocktails.

For reservations, call 890-7630 / 890-6543 / 729-0122 / 09178585466

8. Paper Moon – Century City, Makati

At the roof deck of Knightsbridge Residences, Paper Moon serves Italian cuisine that has been well-known for its quality food for more than 40 years in Milan. Apart from the food, the restaurant has a great view of the Makati skyline which adds to the fine dining experience of its customers. The restaurant also has VIP rooms that can be used for private gatherings and events.

For reservations, call 02 7938630 / 02 7638631.

9.  Canton Road at Shangri-La at The Fort – Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Apart from the High-Street Café, Shangri-La at The Fort also has the Canton Road that serves modern Cantonese cuisine. Behind the modernized cuisine is Chef Wang Wei Qing who specializes on creating dishes with a fusion of traditional and modern features. The restaurant’s design is inspired by contemporary Asian designs that exudes a luxurious and traditional atmosphere. Canton Road has 8 private rooms which are named after iconic streets in Hong Kong, and can seat up to 28 guests. 

For reservations, call (63 2) 820 0888 or email 

10. FOO’D by Davide Oldani – Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

FOO’D by Davide Oldani attracts customers through its pop cuisine concept which is taking basic ingredients and turning them into luxurious cuisine with Italian roots. The restaurant has a remarkable modern ambiance that is perfect for their Michelin-grade food. The restaurant also has a private room that can seat up to 30.

For reservations, call +63917 711-4469.