Booking a private room at a restaurant is an ideal way to make sure your party guests have a great time. When you know what to look for in the dining establishment then things can go off without a hitch. However there are many things to be aware of if you want to ensure the night does not end with some unpleasant surprises.
Mistakes To Avoid
- Not making sure the kitchen is informed beforehand
One of the nightmares that many restaurants face is a large group who have not pre ordered their meals. This presents a number of problems. For one thing cooking for the party will be much more time consuming and guests may get irritated by the excessive waiting times.
Furthermore the kitchen will not have an idea of your guest’s dietary requirements. This can be potentially dangerous if someone has a severe allergy. For this reason it is important to give each party member a menu and get their orders to the kitchen days before you even enter the restaurant.
- Not reading the reviews
There are plenty of sites and apps out there that tell you everything you need to know about a restaurant. Utilising these is very useful to avoid choosing somewhere that is not to your taste.
- Not booking a child friendly venue
There are some establishments that are for adults only. This can potentially ruin a party if you have not checked beforehand. If all party goers are over 18 this is not an issue. However if you want a restaurant that can cater to all ages make sure they do this before you book a room.
- Not booking a large enough venue
There is nothing more irritating than finding that the room you have booked does not have enough space for all of your guests. For this reason always make the venue aware of the party size.