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Private dining terms & conditions


1. Terms

All reservations for the Private Room, provisional or confirmed, are made upon, and are subject to, the following Terms & Conditions and no variation thereof will be accepted unless agreed in writing with The Wolseley.
Written confirmation (via email or post) will confirm acceptance of The Wolseley's Terms & Conditions.

2. Interpretation

In these Terms & Conditions "The Wolseley" means Corbin & King Ltd., trading as The Wolseley Restaurant Ltd. and the "Client" means the person, firm or company booking The Wolseley Private Room.

3. Law

These Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted according to English Law.

4. Confirmation and Deposit

A written confirmation and a deposit of 50% of the minimum spend will be required from the Client to
guarantee a booking. The deposit can be paid by cheque (made payable to The Wolseley Restaurant Ltd.)
or credit card.
Final confirmation is required one week in advance of the event, at which point the remaining 50% of the
minimum spend will be charged. For reservations made less than one week in advance of the event, the full deposit of the minimum spend will be charged on confirmation.

5. Cancellation

This deposit will be non-refundable if cancellation is within 4 weeks of your event; otherwise you will be entitled to a refund of 50% of your deposit. We will use our best endeavours to secure a replacement booking in which case we will refund the full deposit, less any consequential loss.
The Wolseley will be entitled to cancel the booking at any time by written notice to the Client if the Client is in breach of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
Cancellation of confirmed events shall only be accepted when received in writing.

6. Numbers

Confirmation of final numbers is required 72 hours prior to the date of the event.
If the number attending is greater than the maximum capacity of the table, The Wolseley will be under no obligation to provide facilities or cater for the additional numbers.

7. Service Charge

A discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to the Client's bill on all consumable items.

8. Minimum Spend

There is a minimum spend charge on food and drink, including service charge. This is applicable irrespective of the number of guests.
Breakfast: £250
Lunch: £600 (Monday-Friday) and £ 750 (Saturday and Sunday)
Afternoon Tea: £250
Dinner: £1200

9. Payment

Any outstanding payment for an event must be made in full at the end of the event.
All major credit card details are accepted.
All payments must be paid in pounds sterling and are subject to Value Added Tax at the current rate.
Invoicing is subject to prior approval from the Directors of The Wolseley.

10. Timings

The Private Room is available:
Breakfast: 7.00am until 10.00am
Lunch: 12.00pm (11.30am for contacts) until 3.00pm
Afternoon Tea: 4.00pm -6.00pm
Dinner: 7.30pm (7.00pm for contacts) until midnight
Use of the room outside the above times can be discussed and confirmed on a case by case basis.
The function shall start and finish in accordance with the timings specified or agreed in writing.
The Wolseley reserves the right to charge the Client additionally for use of the room after the specified time.

11. Menus & Wine List

Menus are based on seasonal availability and are subject to change. We require all guests to choose a set menu of the same starter, main course, dessert and if required cheese course for all guests. We do cater for dietary requirements and kindly ask to be advised of these in advance.
The wine list is subject to price and vintage changes throughout the year. Any menu and wine changes shall be relayed to the client.
In order to fully prepare for your reservation we require menu and wines choices to be confirmed 7 days prior to the date of the function.
Only food produced by The Wolseley kitchen is permitted for consumption on the premises.

12. Flowers

Flowers are not provided, although The Wolseley can recommend a florist if you so require.

13. Equipment

The Private Room is not suitable for presentations or conferences.

14. The Wolseley Premises

The Client will ensure that:
No damage is caused to The Wolseley, its fittings, decorations and furnishings.
The conduct of its guests does not cause any nuisance or offence to other persons or guests visiting The Wolseley.
The client is to ensure that the guests do not access the bar after the event.
Photography is permitted in the Private Rooms, but not in public areas of the restaurant. We also request that flash is kept to a minimum when taking photos in the Private Room.
Any items belonging to the restaurant remain on the premises.
The guests fully comply with emergency procedures should the need arise.