40th Birthday Venues London
Looking for a 40th birthday party venue in London? These days 40 is the new 30, so don't tuck yourself away when that big birthday gets near. Get out there and see what London has to offer for those fortunate enough to still be partying at 40. Whether you want a sophisticated evening with a few friends or a riotous evening to make you feel 20 something again, then London's bars and clubs have something to offer. We pick out the best bars in London for your 40th birthday.
Vestal Voyages, Kings Cross
Don't miss out on one of the most unique 40th birthday celebrations - set sail on the Vestal Voyages cruiser, and enjoy some vodka based libatins whipped up by Mr. VV himself. A charming day out, whatever the weather, guests are invited to snuggle up in the comfort of their coal fired cabin if the weather is miserable; otherwise, head up onto the roof or the deck and enjoy the glorious sunshine as you drink your way along Regent's Canal. What are you waiting for?
Forbidden Nights @ Pacha London, Victoria
Make sure your 40th birthday party in London is one to remember - The Forbidden will leave little to the imagination, as they take to the stage of London's finest pleasure palace to excite and entertain. Look forward to a professionally choreographed show, a free glass of bubbly on arrival, VIP entry to Pacha for the after party and a meet and greet with the stars of the show.
Blues Kitchen Camden, Camden
A versatile spot that suits any and all 40th birthday celebration in London, Blues Kitchen ticks every box of cool. Try something from their extensive collection of Bourbons and catch a live performance from some of the most talked about musicians at one of London's most famous live music venues. Then, stick around and party on at one of their regular vintage rock and roll club nights.
Monty's Restaurant and Bar, Soho
Celebrate your 40th Birthday in style – and with lots of wine - at Monty’s Wine & Restaurant bar in Fitzrovia. With two private rooms, it caters well for parties and special events, and guests can choose from a wine list of over 150 varieties while tucking into a hearty Italian cuisine rich in fresh ingredients and flavour. A plush setting and chilled backstreet vibe, you'll have a fantastic time. Book a place now to hold your 40th here.
Core, City of London
A fresh and easy-going haunt close to St Paul's, Core is ideally suited to intimate celebrations among your nearest & dearest and extravagant parties alike. There's a whole range of delicious cocktails and beers to sample, a good selection if you'd like to sit down for some dinner and ample chance to hire a private booth, table or your own private room too.
Mansion Bar & Parlour, Earls Court
Mansion Bar and Parlour is a cool bar in West London that offers a cocktail drinking experience like no other. Mixing up a selection of molecular and carbonised cocktails, this is a novelty (albeit a classy one) that cannot be overlooked at your 40th birthday party. Available for private hire, this is just the place to celebrate your 40th birthday in London, so enquire now.
The Chelsea Prayer Room, Kensington
For something a little different, head down to The Chelsea Prayer Room for your 40th birthday party. This secret speakeasy style bar is as exclusive as it is mysterious, serving only unbranded spirits and large enough to host only thirty people at a time. This is a members only bar, but booking your 40th birthday party through DesignMyNight will get you all in, no problem! Book a space for you and your friends now!
The Met Bar, Mayfair
Treat yourself this time and head to The Met Bar in Mayfair for a night of absolute decadence - you only turn forty once, after all. This London cocktail bar occupies one a most exclusive of post codes and serves up an extensive array of expertly crafted cocktails to keep you and your friends entertained at your 40th birthday party in London. Book now for you and up to 180 friends.
The Jones Family Project, Shoreditch
The Jones Family Project has all the bases when it comes to throwing a 40th birthday party. This versatile venue comes complete with a whole host of stylish areas available for private hire, so whether you are looking to celebrate with an intimate group of friends or hoping to throw a memorable shindig for up to 200, this Shoreditch retreat has your party sorted.
Anam Bar, Angel
Whether you're looking for a tasty bite to eat with your nearest and dearest or a few cocktails followed by some dancing, Anam has you covered. They specialise in authentic Italian eats, offer a compelling cocktail list and always offer a fun-time party vibe with their buzzing music programme. The venue is available to hire exclusively too!
Celebrate your forties in style at this fabulous Provence inspired London cocktail bar. With an impressive list of Pastis and Absinthe inspired cocktails on offer, as well as the UK's only indoor petanque courts, this is a good choice of venue to host your 40th birthday party in London. Be sure to book in advance though, as Baranis is only open for private hire over the weekend.
Northbank Restaurant, City of London
Northbank Restaurant is a sophisticated venue to host a 40th birthday celebration. Whether you want a small intimate party of just your closest friends or you want to rent out your own space for a bigger celebration, this is the perfect spot. Serving up delicious modern British dishes and unique cocktails as well as an extensive drink list there is something everyone can enjoy. If it's nice out then the riverside terrace is a beautiful spot for alfresco drinking and taking in the beautiful views. Reserve your spot online now!
Devonshire Terrace, Liverpool Street
If you're looking for a sophisticated birthday celebration for your 40th then Devonshire Terrace is just what you need. This classy restaurant bar has a stunning interior, an outdoor atrium and a terrace perfect for enjoying drinks any time of the year. With a magnificent wine selection and a modern European menu it is sure to make any night feel really special. The late night opening hours during the week mean you can chat and drink until late, or even book out the whole venue on the weekends. Reserve your spot online now.
The Blind Pig, City of London
Octoberfest Pub, Fulham
The Octoberfest Pub in Parsons Green is an authentic taste a Munich party, but all year round! With 70 German beers to fill your tankard, traditional Barvarian cuisine imported especially, with live entertainment and dressing up encouraged it’s always a fun-time party. It is perfect for a 40th birthday party with its packages devised to make your party stand out from the crowd with lots of food and drink challenges devised for a raucous night of fun and games. Make sure you don’t miss out on this awesome 40th birthday experience; book online here.
The Luggage Room, Mayfair
For a 40th birthday party venue offering something a little different, check out The Luggage Room. The London Marriot's former luggage storage facility has been remade into this decadent 1920's style secret bar. You'll have to find the unassuming door and speak your name through a sliding hatch to the person behind it to get in. However, once inside you'll be able to enjoy premium cocktails and jazz music to make for a cracking 40th birthday.
The Happenstance, St Pauls
Enjoy one of the most sophisticated 40th birthdays you can have in London, at The Happenstance. This London bar serves up beautifully made cocktails, alongside fine wines, premium spirits and imported beer, it also has a mouth-watering food menu, using fresh and locally sourced ingredients, that is available for a celebratory dinner. Whether it's drinks, food or both, your 40th in town would best be had at The Happenstance - book your 40th online.
Be At One Guildhall, City of London
With a mammoth 160-strong cocktail menu to choose from, you couldn't get a better 40th birthday party venue for cocktail lovers. Between Saturday and Wednesday, the cool bare bricked and neon lighted bar is available for private hire so you can have the commercial party tunes and attention of the friendly bar tenders all to yourself! Enjoy your fun 40th at Be At One Guildhall.
Carom, West End
Carom is an Indian themed cocktail venue located in Soho; sophisticated is the word that springs to mind, with twisted Indian style cocktails proving a real hit. With the ability to hold around 460 guests for a cocktail reception and 280 for a dinner, Carom is another London venue that is perfect for a stylish and elegant 40th birthday party.
Beach Blanket Babylon Notting Hill, Notting Hill
Occupying an old Georgian house in Notting Hill, full of an eclectic mix of furnishings inspired by French country estates with velvet sofas and chandeliers makes this an opulent bar to drink and dine in decadent style. The unique charm of BBB means that this is a great place to celebrate your 40th amongst your friends and family. Enjoy dinner on their luxurious patio and sip well-made cocktails in an elegant space or take a private area for a more intimate celebration, made more cosy by their open fires. Make sure you don’t miss out; book online here.
El Cantara Soho, Leicester Square
El Cantara is a sunny Spanish and Moroccan restaurant and bar in the heart of Soho. With great tapas platters and tasty tagines on offer it will make your 40th a flavourful night to remember. Shisha is available on their heated rooftop terrace (capacity of 70) and makes for a fun and quirky evening - ideal for someone who wants a birthday party with a twist. Belly dancers, flamenco and snake charmers are all available on request to make El Cantara one of the most colourful party bars in London.
A great all-in-one party venue, Floridita is a bar, restaurant and club on Wardour Street in Soho. A homage to the 1930s style of the legendary El Floridita club in Cuba, this is a decadent throwback to years gone by. A sophisticated evening party venue, enjoy latino dishes at Floridita coupled with fine cocktails in this Havana-esque setting. Have your 40th birthday party here and your friends will be talking about it for years, a guarenteed people pleaser for sure.
Oskar's Bar At Dabbous, Fitzrovia
A beautiful speakeasy bar beneath the Michelin-star restaurant Dabbous; Oskar's Bar is a classy cocktail bar to enjoy time with friends. Ideal for holding a birthday party, the decor oozes modern sophistication and attracts a smart and fashionable crowd. Perfect for an informal 40th birthday party where your guests can chat, drink and dance; Oskar's Bar is one of London's coolest bars and there is no doubt why it's so popular amongst Londoners.
The Tokenhouse, City of London
A modern city pub and bar, The Tokenhouse is a great city escape. With a great Cellar Bar which is perfect for private hire events this speakeasy party venue wouldn't look out place in Mad Men, it's that cool. With a wide range of beers, ales and craft lagers on offer The Tokenhouse is a down-to-earth and casual party venue where your guests will feel instantly comfortable and at ease.
Patch Bar, St Pauls
Patch Bar is an affordable haven by St. Paul's which has a good reputation for providing great evenings for large groups. Set over two floors with a restaurant, cocktail bar and modern club, Patch offers the full package evening with dinner, drinks and dancing. With great service this would make an excellent London bar to hold that 40th birthday party you've been planning. With sharer cocktails and good DJs Patch Bar can give you the all in one party night you've been looking for.
The London Cocktail Club Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho
A rum lovers paradise - the London Cocktail Club Shaftesbury Avenue is an intricate and smart venue perfect for a sophisticated 40th birthday event. With top quality cocktails on offer as well as innovative food this place hits the nail on the head; the naval decor will also captivate the eyes and add to the cool feel of this London bar. Renowned for its great atmosphere, if you want an unforgettable 40th birthday then get yourself down to the London Cocktail Club Shaftesbury Avenue.
Match Bar, West End
Match Bar is stylish, welcoming and perfect for group drinks bookings. Tucked away from the masses of Oxford Street this bar has a quirky decor which catches the eye and stimulates the senses. One of London's oldest cocktail venues, Match offers top class cocktails, sticking to its roots of supplying superbly crafted drinks. With a private room available for hire Match Bar can offer an open buzzing 40th birthday event or a more intimate, cosy affair.
The Cadogan Arms, Chelsea
For a cool 40th birthday party venue in London why not check out The Cadogan Arms in Chelsea. This chic Chelsea pub and kitchen offers an amazing ambience in its comfortable yet very trendy interior, while the bar offers quality beers, cocktails and they even have pool tables upstairs. The food menu is classy and is designed for impressing your party guests while you celebrate in style. Book your 40th birthday celebration now!
The Prince Albert, Camden
If you're looking for a chilled out 40th complete with delicious food and locally brewed real ales and beers then The Prince Albert is for you. This modern pub has an eclectic edge and a prime location in Camden. Relax by the bar or beer garden or even hire out your own private space for you and your friends. For a laid back celebration where you wont need to be screaming over the music to have a conversation book a space online at this cool Camden pub.