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

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 22nd March 2023 and 40 other Wednesdays

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Life Drawing at The Exhibit
With over a decade of experience cultivating his unique approach to teaching and working with institutions such as The Wallace Collection,Mall…

Thursday 23rd March 2023 and 36 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 25th March 2023 and 6 other Saturdays

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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 30th March 2023 and 9 other Thursdays

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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. 2-4-1 on selected cocktails every day from 4pm to 8pm.
Wednesday 16:00 – 20:00
Thursday 16:00 – 20:00
Friday 16:00 – 20:00
Saturday 16:00 – 20:00
Sunday 16:00 – 20:00
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
We're offering a Complimentary prosecco reception for all private hire bookings throughout March.


  • 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
Friday 7th April 2023 11:00 2:00
Thursday 6th April 2023 16:00 2:00
Sunday 9th April 2023 11:00 2:00
Monday 10th April 2023 11:00 19:00
Sunday 30th April 2023 11:00 2:00
Monday 1st May 2023 11:00 19:00
Sunday 7th May 2023 11:00 2:00
Monday 8th May 2023 11:00 19:00
Sunday 28th May 2023 11:00 2:00
Monday 29th May 2023 11:00 19:00
Sunday 27th August 2023 11:00 2:00
Monday 28th August 2023 11:00 19:00



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, Christmas Lunch/Dinner, Bar Snacks and Halal 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 60 100 - 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 70 120 - 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 120 standing and 70 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 60 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 50 100 - 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 (1042)

Our 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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