The Exhibit


The Exhibit is an independent neighbourhood bar, restaurant, cinema and event space. The gorgeous venue is spread across three floors with a collection of private hire and outside spaces – the perfect location for partying. A stalwart in the area for 20 years, The Exhibit is the heart and soul of Balham. 

At The Exhibit you will find it all under one roof, food & drink perfectly paired with regular entertainment and events. A daily happy hour, famous Saturday brunch parties, cocktails, DJs, dancing, bottomless brunch, films, quizzes, life drawing, live music and so much more. Friendly service, laid back vibes and a massive fish tank...what more could you want! Open until 2am every Friday & Saturday.

What's on

The Exhibit Lates
Live DJs every Friday & Saturday until 2am. Every weekend we party the night away alongside our resident DJs. We play a range of dance,commercial…

Friday 2nd December 2022 and 5 other dates

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Festive Winter Screenings
Join us in our Festive Winter garden this Christmas, as we screen some Christmas classic with dinner and drinks.  Snuggle under a blanket with…

Various dates from Sunday 11th December 2022

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Quiz Night At The Exhibit
Quiz Night’s In Balham Looking for the best quiz in South London? Join us every Wednesday in our Sunny Garden with the fabulous Harvey ?Queen…

Wednesday 14th December 2022 and 54 other Wednesdays

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LOST SOULS POETRY OPEN MIC At The Exhibit Open to all poets / Spoken word artists no religion required, all welcome Tickets From £1

Thursday 29th December 2022 and 4 other Thursdays

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The Glitter Ball - NYE Party
The Glitter Ball - NYE Party Bring in the New Year In style with The Exhibit at ‘The Glitter Ball’.  Join us from 7PM on the 31st…

Sat, 31st Dec 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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Life Drawing at The Exhibit
With over a decade of experience cultivating his unique approach to teaching, join professional artist Dan Whiteson (Wallace Collection, Village…

Thursday 12th January 2023 and 46 other Thursdays

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Join us on the last Saturday of every month for our BOTTOMLESS BINGO BRUNCH with the 'Queen of the quiz'. Keep an eye on tickets because we change…

Saturday 28th January 2023 and 9 other Saturdays

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Offer Availability
Bottomless Dinner
Bottomless Bubbles. No longer just for brunches. Join us for ninety minutes of as much as you can (responsibly) drink for £22 (White and Pink Prosecco) when added to a main course. T&C's apply. .
Wednesday 18:00 – 22:00
Thursday 18:00 – 22:00
Friday 18:00 – 22:00
Saturday 16:00 – 22:00
Sunday 16:00 – 20:00
Happy Hour
The Exhibit Happy Hours. 241 on our top selling drinks every day from 5pm to 7pm. Choose from pints of Amstel, gin & tonic, glass of prosecco, lychee martini or porn star martini.
Monday 17:00 – 19:00
Tuesday 17:00 – 19:00
Wednesday 17:00 – 19:00
Thursday 17:00 – 19:00
Friday 17:00 – 19:00
Saturday 17:00 – 19:00
Sunday 17:00 – 19:00
Bottomless Brunch
Much more than just a bottomless brunch this is 90 mins of UNLIMITED Passionfruit Martini's, Espresso Martini's, Heineken Beer, Pink Prosecco, White Prosecco or Mocktails PLUS any brunch item for only £29.50.
Saturday 12:00 – 17:00
Sunday 12:00 – 17:00


  • London - Christmas Lunch, London - Christmas Dinner, London - Private Hire
  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No door charge; movie entry and events are ticketed.


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 10:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 10:30 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 16:00 0:00
Thursday 16:00 0:00
Friday 16:00 2:00
Saturday 11:00 2:00
Sunday 11:00 22:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Wednesday 7th December 2022 12:00 2:00
Thursday 8th December 2022 12:00 2:00
Wednesday 14th December 2022 12:00 2:00
Thursday 15th December 2022 12:00 2:00
Wednesday 21st December 2022 12:00 2:00
Thursday 22nd December 2022 12:00 2:00
Tuesday 20th December 2022 16:00 0:00
Saturday 24th December 2022 - -
Sunday 25th December 2022 - -



The Exhibit, The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 9SG



Nearest Station

Balham (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves International, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly, Bottomless Brunch, Grill and Christmas Lunch/Dinner food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Our all day food menu is cooked from scratch, sourcing the best quality seasonal ingredients. From hearty brunch options to home comforts, our all day menu offers something for everyone.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Gallery Private Room 60 90 - from £200 from £800

The Gallery room is our largest private hire space with a capacity of up to 100 guests. Sliding doors spanning the length of the room, open up onto a large, private balcony. With a private bar, DJ booth, private sound system, disco ball, projector and aircon. This is the ultimate party bar by night or premium room bar by day. Available for private hire for brunch parties, private dining,  late night soirées and much more.


The Garden Outdoor Space 60 100 - from £200 from £500

Our large beautiful garden is the perfect place for an outdoor party. A private bar stocked with your choice of drinks and dedicated servers. When the British weather lets us down the garden is covered and heated. With a capacity of 100 standing and 60 seated guests.

The Studio Private Room 30 60 - from £200 from £500

A beautiful private Cocktail bar tucked behind double doors on the middle floor. With a touch of old world glamour, a large private bar, dedicated servers, own sound system, screen, aircon and disco lights. Ideal for cocktail and canapé parties for up to 50 guests or set as a private dining room for 30. Available for daytime events or right through till 2am. Pop in for a show around with one of our expert events team. 

The Mezzanine & Balcony Private Room 50 80 - from £200 from £500

A private lounge area, wrapping around the open kitchen, the ideal indoor / outdoor setting with bifolding doors spanning the length of the room and opening up onto a large, private, covered balcony. The Studio can be hire in conjunction with The Mezzanine.

The Cinema Private Room 24 24 £195.00 - -

Our boutique cinema offers state of the art surround sound in an intimate screening room. Seating up to 24 guests on leather sofas its the perfect place to watch your favourite film on the big screen.

Karaoke Private Room 24 35 £195.00 - -

Sing your heart out in our boutique Lucky Voice karaoke suite. Over 10,000 + songs from Pop to R&B, Metal to Punk Rock we have you covered. Discover your inner Pop Princess or Disco Diva with VIP service and customised food and drink offers.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (1002)

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The Exhibit Balham - London Restaurant Bar Review

The Exhibit Balham - London Restaurant Bar Review

Journeying south of the river is unheard of in East London, and to travel all the way down to Balham when you’re based in Hoxton is almost sacrilege. Normally, I’d agree with them, but someone reminded me that if Frodo thought the same in Lord of the Rings all the Hobbits would be speaking…

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