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Private Dining

Headlam Hall specialises in providing the very best of private dining in the County Durham and North Yorkshire area, whether it be a family celebration, a business event or society gathering.

Our private dining rooms are available to book for a lunch or dinner party...

The Olive Room - Located to the side of the Orangery Restaurant this stylish room has a contemporary feel and is suitable for up to 6-12 people. 

The Panelled Room - As the name suggests, this room has painted wood panel walls and a more traditional feel. It can seat up to 12-20 people. Private hire charge: £50.

The Drawing Room - With elegant Georgian decor and views over the main terrace and lawn this delightful room is very popular for special occasions for 15 to 30 guests. Private hire charge: £125.

The Stable Lounge - A charming room with exposed stone walls, rustic oak beams and fabulous views out of the glazed front that opens onto a south facing terrace. Suitable for 20 to 50 guests. Private hire charge: £200 which includes use of the private bar.

Larger private events for over 50 people take place in the Coach House Ballroom - click here for information.



Additional points to note...

We require a pre-order for parties of 10 or more guests. 

Specific dining rooms can be booked for below the above minimum numbers at additional cost. Please contact us to discuss.


Meal Prices in addition to room hire

Monday – Saturday Lunch: £29.50 per person to include 3 courses & tea/coffee. 

Sunday Lunch: £37.50 per person to include 3 courses (abridged Sunday lunch menu to include beef) and tea/coffee. 

Evening meal: £42.50 per person to include three courses (abridged a la carte) and tea/coffee. Please note that some dishes such as beef will command a supplementary charge. 

Afternoon Tea: £24.50 or £33.50 to include English sparkline wine.


Make a Reservation

Please go to our online booking pages where the best rates can be found. Online reservations can be made for up to 6 rooms at a time and for a maximum of 6 months ahead.

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