People enjoying a private dinner at The Durham Hotel

Private Dining & Events

From gorgeous private and semi-private dining spaces to thoughtfully-crafted seasonal menus, we’ll handle the details.

We will craft a seasonal menu highlighting local ingredients, and our dedicated team of servers will provide our signature level of personalized service.

Private Dining in Downtown Durham


Mezzanine Private Dining Room

Our second floor private dining room seats up to 48 and features floor-to-ceiling windows, audio-visual capabilities, and the option of a reception on the curvilinear balcony overlooking our vibrant lobby and Restaurant.

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Gather friends or colleagues in a semi-private section in our open-air or covered areas – each with one-of-a-kind views of downtown Durham. Allow our team to provide our signature service of hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, beer, and wine.

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The Restaurant at The Durham — with its stunning two story windows, chandeliers, geometric carpet, and outdoor patio – is a beautiful event space for up to 125 guests. Buyouts are available depending on date and time.

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Catering At The Durham

Our food and beverage team led by celebrated chef Shane Ingram will work closely with you to craft custom menus and meeting breaks highlighting seasonal local ingredients. From catered lunches and group dinners to Counter Culture Coffee meeting breaks, our signature level of personalized service will impress your guests.

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Rooms At The Durham

With overnight group accommodations, The Durham is a one-stop destination for your event. With modern interiors and personalized service, rooms at The Durham are designed to be warm and inviting. Your guests can choose sprawling suites or roomy king and double rooms with a residential feel, making them feel right at home.

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