No Small Talk is a place for fun, open-minded and interesting conversations, coming to life via dinners around the world.

At No Small Talk dinners, guests are banned from asking questions such as "What do you do?" and "Where are you from?" - we think you answered those enough already- but instead talk about who is their favourite parent, and what's the most expensive thing they've ever stolen - with the input of curated question cards.

Guess what? You are one question away from feeling connected to anyone.

Interesting humans

Real conversations

Fun get-togethers

Authentic human connection

No Small Talk

INVITATION CODE

We work super hard to ensure our experiences take place in a trusting, good vibes and non-judgmental environment. This is why our dinners are by invitation only; not because we are a bunch of stuck-up egomaniacs, but because we really, really, REALLY care about the experiences we create. 
If you don't have an invitation code, but would really like to join us, we would love to have you! 💥 You have 2 options: 

1)  👫You can reach out to one of your friends who previously attended our dinners and ask them to vouch for you - by sharing their invitation code.
2)  
📧Alternatively, you can reach out directly to us at hello@no-small-talk.com - we look forward to hearing from you !

HOW DOES IT WORK

Interesting humans

Magical seating arrangements. No, really. 

Fun question cards for memorable conversations

Cozy private homes

...and surprises.

 

"Polite conversation is rarely either."

Fran Lebowitz

 

FAQs

Find out the answer to all your questions. Yes, even that one. "How much in advance should I book?" - very much in advance, we close all bookings 10 days prior to the experience date and we regularly quickly sell out.
"Can I book a dinner experience last minute?" - not really, see above;
"What if I book and not show up"? - it ruins the experience for everyone, because of our extensive work on seating. So we ask you to please leave your commitment issues at home :-) and show up as planned.

Invitation Code

Why do I need an invitation code?


We work super hard to ensure our experiences take place in a trusting, good vibes and non-judgmental environment. This is why our dinners are by invitation only; not because we are a bunch of stuck-up egomaniacs, but because we really, really, REALLY care about the experiences we create.




How do I get an invitation code?


If you don't have an invitation code but would really like to join us, we would love to have you! You have 2 options:

  1. You can reach out to one of your friends who previously attended our dinners and ask them to vouch for you - by sharing their invitation code.
  2. Alternatively, you can reach out directly to us directly at hello@no-small-talk.com - we look forward to hearing from you !




What's my invitation code?


If you have previously attended a No Small Talk experience you should have received your unique invitation code over email.

If you haven't received this email, please reach out to us at hello@no-small-talk.com




Can I use my own invitation code to book for myself?


Yes, absolutely. You can use your invitation code to book for yourself, or share it with your friends so they can book for themselves.




What's an invitation code?


Anyone wanting to book a NST experience needs an invitation code.





Referrals

Should I refer my friends to participate to NST experiences?


Yes please! We don’t do any marketing so we absolutely appreciate -and need- your help in inviting your friends.




How do I know how many of my friends have used my invitation code ?


Soon you'll be able to track how many times has your invitation code been used on our member portal. While we work on launching this feature, you can reach out to us at hello@no-small-talk.com.




Am I responsible for the people who I invite?


Yes. Please use your best judgment when sharing your invitation code.





Other

Are you hiring ?


Maybe! For the latest job openings find a link at the bottom of this page, under "Jobs".




I am not sure I can “no small talk”. Can I still attend?


We believe if you have the curiosity to attend, you are already half way there :-). And if you are worried about being able to ask creative questions - don’t worry, we have question cards we use at our dinners.

You can check out what previous guest thought of their exprience here.




Why should I attend NST?


If you are curious about attending, you can find out what previous guests have said here.




What’s NST Modus Operandi?


The No Small Talk Modus Operandi is a list of principles, ideas, attitudes which the NST community strive to embrace at our dinner experiences - and beyond.

  • Embrace and share your flaws and weakness.
  • Don’t judge; what you think of others says more about you, than them.
  • Keep an open mind. Challenge your own beliefs.
  • Respect the NST community. What is said at NST, stays at NST.




I am a journalist and would like to feature NST. Who do I talk to?


Hello media friend, thank you for your interest. Please email cg@no-small-talk.com with your request.





Booking

When and where is the next No Small Talk dinner experience?


To find out about future NST dinner exeriences, please sign up to the newsletter.




How soon should I book?


We close all bookings ~10 days prior to the dinner, so if you are keen, book ASAP. So far our experiences have regularly and quickly sold out, so please also bear that in mind when booking.




Can I book a dinner experience last minute?


Unfortunately not, as we close all bookings ~10 days prior to the experience date. The only way you might be able to book a spot last minute is by booking via the waiting list, but please note this is highly unlikely. Find more info under the “Waiting List” tab.




What if I book and not show up?


This ruins the experience for everyone, because of our extensive work on seating. So we ask you to please leave your commitment issues at home :-) and show up as planned.




Your booking system is down – I can’t book!


Here is the honest truth:

99.9% of the times we receive a complaint about our booking system having issues, is normally because your credit card / wifi / phone / computer are having issues, as opposed to our booking system :-).

If you aren’t able to book, please try another card. Restart your computer. Clear your cookies. Pray to the World Wide Web Gods ?




Can I arrive late?


Nope. Doors close promptly 30 minutes after the advertised time of the dinner.

For example, if you’ve booked an 8pm dinner experience, you must arrive before 8.30pm. No exceptions.




Can I book NST as a surprise for a friend?


Yes, but you must let them know about the surprise before you book. When you book for a friend, we need their email address; as we start communicating with your friend within 24 hours of booking, you will want to let them know about the surprise.




Can I bring a +1?


Yes, you may bring a +1 (or +2, or +3 etc.) by booking a ticket for each of your +1s, using your invitation code.

If we are sold out, your +1 can enter our waiting list – find more info under the “Waiting List” tab.




Are your tickets refundable?


All tickets are final sale, thanks for your understanding.





Waiting List

How does the waiting list work?


When we sell out of experiences, which happens quickly -excuse the humble brag- for all our experiences, we open a first come, first served waiting list.

To join a waiting list, please email us at hello@no-small-talk.com; we will send you a link to book your waiting list spot.

If a space becomes available, we will let you know at the very least 24 hours before dinner.

If no space becomes available, we will refund you the ticket 24 hours after dinner.

Please note you will be added to the waiting list the moment you book your spot, first come first served - and not when you contact us over email. Each guest must book their own waiting list spot.




Do I need anything to join the waiting list?


To join a waiting list, as for making a booking, you need an invitation code. Find out how to get one under the “Invitation Code” tab.





The NST Experience

What should I expect from a NST dinner experience?


You should expect:

  • Interesting humans
  • Real conversations
  • Fun get-togethers
  • Authentic human connection

Check out what these humans had to say about their experience.




What should I bring?


All our dinners are BYOB. Please bring whatever non-H20 beverage you would like to drink.




What should I wear?


Whatever makes you feel comfortable. Your pyjama. Your grandma’s wedding dress. Your favourite football team jersey. Your birthday suit.




Do I need to prepare anything?


Just prepare your good vibes, open-mind and make sure you are on time (no late comers will be admitted). Don’t forget all our dinners are BYOB.





MODUS OPERANDI

The No Small Talk Modus Operandi is a list of principles, ideas, attitudes which the NST community strive to embrace at our dinner experiences - and beyond. 

  • Embrace and share your flaws and weakness. 

  • Don’t judge; what you think of others says more about you, than them.

  • Keep an open mind. Challenge your own beliefs.

  • Respect the NST community. What is said at NST, stays at NST.