There’s never been a more important time to spend time and catch up with loved ones, friends and colleagues, and with a range of safe and intimate private dining settings across our properties, we have the perfect spot for that much-needed get-together.

All our private dining spaces are planned to reopen as usual from Monday, 21st June (subject to Government guidance).

Whether you’re planning a long overdue meal with friends, celebrating a belated family birthday, or planning an anniversary dinner with your nearest and dearest, you’ll find the ideal venue to match your guestlist, with every eventuality catered for and nothing too much trouble for our team.

Le Talbooth

This iconic riverside restaurant has excellent private dining spaces, depending on the size of your guestlist. Choose from the first-floor Weavers Room for more intimate gatherings, or host a larger celebration in the outdoor Marquee in the warmer months.

If you’re looking for an exclusive space for you and your friends, family or colleagues, with its own dedicated team, then this historic Dedham property will be just what you’re after – perfect for family birthdays, corporate meetings, anniversary parties and wedding celebrations.


Private dining at Milsoms is the perfect way to enjoy a relaxed and intimate dinner with friends or family, with two spaces available and seating up to 24 guests.

Mr G’s is the larger of the private dining spaces, with a dedicated kitchen and double doors that open out to a private terrace garden, while The Library is situated at the front of the building with easy access and excellent views across the terraced gardens.

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

If you’re looking for a private function location in Suffolk then the popular Milsoms Kesgrave Hall near Ipswich has three great options to choose from.

The Bunker, set apart from the main building, holds up to 18 people and has a private satellite kitchen, chef and dedicated member of the front of house team, as well as its own outdoor terrace, while The Mess accommodates up to 24 people on the ground floor, with French windows looking out over the gardens. For larger parties, The Hangar is a dedicated space at the rear of the hotel, surrounded by rolling landscaped gardens, ample parking and an experienced team.

The Pier

The Saloon is a dedicated private dining room located in The Pier, looking out over the harbour and Ha’penny Pier in the heart of Harwich.

Take advantage of this exclusive space for you and your guests and you’ll be able to celebrate in style, whatever the occasion. Ideal for birthday parties, anniversaries, celebrations and corporate events, The Saloon can seat up to 24 people and can be hired for lunch or dinner.