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** NOW TAKING CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS! With an array of private hire spaces + delicious food + drinks packages suitable for all occasions, The Exhibit is the ideal venue for your 2016 Christmas Party. **

The Exhibit is an all day drinking + eating hub with an ever changing programme of events + flexible spaces for hire. Think of us as a youth club for adults – an informal creative space with drinks, food, art, comedy, cinema + more.

Open for a morning pick me up, to late night dancing, The Exhibit bar is Balham’s favourite drinking spot. We don’t mean to boast but we did win best bar in Balham in the Timeout Love London Awards as voted for by you!

Have a bloody mary in the morning, sip an after work beer in the evening sun in our garden and dance with our DJs until 2am every Friday and Saturday. Book an area for a celebration, take a moment gazing at our famous fish tank or just prop up the bar and say hello (we do love a chat)

The Exhibit Bar has several spaces that can be reserved for parties of up to 50 completely free of charge any night of the week. We take bookings for parties of 12 or more on Friday & Saturday nights and 6 or more at any other time.

Perfect for celebrating a birthday, engagement or just a group of friends getting together, we also have a selection of food and drinks packages that you can pre-order so your party can enjoy the atmosphere of The Exhibit whilst avoiding the queues at the bar.


The Exhibit also features three excellent private hire options. The Studio features its own bar and private dining room for up to 50, The Gallery can host 90 with its own balcony and the Cinema is ready to welcome 28 guests for a private screening or fun-loving karaoke sessions.

What's on

To see all upcoming events view the full event calendar.



Every Friday

Every Friday from 5pm we’re hosting the TFI Friday Club in our Main Bar. Offering you irresistibly delicious...

Bottomless Brunch

Bottomless Brunch

Various dates

Bottomless Brunch Throughout spring, all diners in our restaurant between 10am and 5pm on Saturdays & Sundays can...

My Scientology Movie - 6:30 Screening

My Scientology Movie - 6:30 Screening

Various dates

MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE Louis documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of...

Halloween Special: The Shining

Halloween Special: The Shining

Monday 31 October 2016

THE SHINING A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the...

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon

Various dates from 1st November

The Neon Demon When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of...

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

Various dates from 7th November

X-Men APOCALYPSE After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite...

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

Various dates from 15th November

STAR TREK BEYOND The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new...

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Offer Details Availability
Unlimited Wine (Fri & Sat) Join us for dinner and for just £15 have free flowing wine for the duration of your meal. Must order a large plate. Late night dinner and dancing till 2am? Yes please. 18:00 - 23:00
Bottomless Bubbles with Brunch All diners between 10am and 5pm on Saturday & Sunday can get unlimited glasses of prosecco for just £20. for 2 to 45 guests 10:00 - 17:00


No door charge; movie entry and events are ticketed.
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Over 21
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
No sportswear
Unlimited Wine (Fri & Sat), Bottomless Bubbles with Brunch


Day Open Close Notes
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 00:00
11:00 02:00
10:00 02:00
10:00 22:30

Special Opening Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Saturday 24th December 2016 - -
Sunday 25th December 2016 - -
Monday 26th December 2016 - -
Sunday 1st January 2017 - -
10:00 23:00
10:00 00:00
10:00 02:00
10:00 02:00
19:30 03:00
10:00 23:00


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

South London

Nearest station:
Balham (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.60
Pint of Real Ale £4.20
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.80
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £5.50
Cocktail £7.50
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £6.90
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £6.50
Bottle of House Wine £18.00
Bottle of Champagne £60.00
Jaeger Bomb £5.00


This venue serves Brunch, Gastro and International food.

A word from the chef:
The Exhibit food menu takes the customer on a taste adventure with flavours inspired by the diverse culture of South West London. Taking favourite European dishes and adding a twist with influences from India, Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. Small plates are designed for sharing or to start and our specials menu changes daily. At weekends the brunch and Sunday roasts are the perfect weekend Head Chef James Donnelly introduces new ingredients daily, for a special occasion he will create a personalised menu for our private dining room.

Our Review

The Exhibit Balham - London Restaurant Bar Reviews

The Exhibit Balham - London Restaurant Bar Reviews

I know, to all you North Londoners and Central limpets out there, south of the river might seem a bit of a trek down the Northern Line when you’re used to the luxury of the better connected side of the river. But why not venture out into new...

Read our full The Exhibit Balham - London Restaurant Bar Reviews review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Gallery Private Room 50 90 From £400 Minimum Spend From £800 Minimum Spend
The Studio Private Room 32 50 From £350 Minimum Spend From £500 Minimum Spend
The Cinema Private Room 28 £195 for two hours
Karaoke Private Room 28 30 £195 for two hours
Kids Cinema Parties Venue Hire 28 £250 for two hours
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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I like the exhibit but the experience of Sunday lunch was poor and would discourage me from going for food again. A group of 9 of us went for a Sunday roast however were left slightly dissapointed in the service and the food. The portion size was small compared to other pub Sunday roasts we've had before - in particular the veggies portions were small as well as limited gravy for everybody. The staff also brought out the stuffing and Yorkshire puddings separately for half the group. Salt and pepper had to be requested as well. The staff were very pleasant but it appeared that it was there first roast dinner they've served in a while. Hopefully this is helpful for you going forward. Thanks, Adam visited The Exhibit on 23 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Thank you soooo much to Florence, Max, Anna, Raphael and all the staff at the exhibit for making our birthday party so fantastic! Florence was brilliantly responsive via email and helped organise music, food, layout and loads more! The room was spacious with a fantastic balcony, amazing disco ball, bar, tables and cloakroom area close to toilets. Staff were friendly, efficient and happy to help with everything. And the Exhibit vibes are so cool - we'll definitely be coming back! Thank you, Delia and Megan xxx visited The Exhibit on 22 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016 by anonymous

We had a great time at the exhibit on Saturday. I haven't been in for a year or so and its the first time I've seen the place re-vamped and I and all my friends were really impressed. The staff were friendly and bar service was quick, even thought it was a Saturday night so very happy. Will definitely be coming back. visited The Exhibit on 22 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Staff were really helpful and offered extra seats in the area we had reserved. Also, the door staff were very lovely and friendly. Only fault was how long it takes to get served at the bar. All good though. visited The Exhibit on 22 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Excellent service, Food was of great standard!! The lady that served us was very helpful,and attended to our needs.Will be coming back again soon! visited The Exhibit on 19 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016 by anonymous

The service was very very good indeed it was busy which was good to see. Ran out of The Roast Chicken dinner which was disappointing.but In all happy to have returned and will be back. Just don't run out of Chicken. Well Done. visited The Exhibit on 16 Oct 2016
18 Oct 2016 by anonymous

I went to the exhibit for my birthday on Sunday where we had a 'bottomless prosecco brunch' and it was fabulous! Great value for money and our waitress Alex was wonderful! Would recommend to anyone :-) visited The Exhibit on 16 Oct 2016
18 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Friendly staff, lovely food and a great day out. The staff were accommodating of our large group and we had a lovely time thank you. visited The Exhibit on 16 Oct 2016
18 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Service was very slow- they were serving brunch, roast dinners and had a big event on all at the same time so the kitchen was slammed! Had we known this when we booked we might have gone elsewhere, or booked our table for earlier so we could have eaten when we wanted to. Waitress did warn us service would be slow, but simply said "your food is going to take a really long time" and gave no indication as to roughly how long that may be- we waited over an hour in the end. We asked her if we could have some bread or something while we waited as we were very hungry so she went off but never came back with anything. Food was okay when it showed up, portions quite small and not sure it was worth the long wait in a very noisy and chaotic environment, not a very relaxing experience at all. visited The Exhibit on 16 Oct 2016
18 Oct 2016 by anonymous

We had a really great night at the Exhibit and the staff couldn't have been more helpful! Kirsty visited The Exhibit on 14 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by Kirsty

Absolutely fabulous service! Was blown away- everyone was so kind and friendly! Will be returning ASAP :) thank you so much for making my sister's birthday so special visited The Exhibit on 15 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Great service at bottomless dinner! visited The Exhibit on 15 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by anonymous

thank you for hosting, the party was awesome elizabeth visited The Exhibit on 15 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by elizabeth

Awesome bottomless brunch! And super friendly staff we will be back........ Thank you xx visited The Exhibit on 09 Oct 2016
11 Oct 2016 by anonymous

I visited last Thurs on the promo 50% off food which was pre booked . I had a delcious mocktail, and the food was very good.- octopus and sea bass very nice. The service was great but we were seated next to a very noisy table. When the bill came it was wrong and we had to ask them to apply the discount which was a little disappointing as it was their promo night so should have automatically applied. But overall a blood evening, nice atmosphere, good staff. Mo visited The Exhibit on 18 Aug 2016
22 Aug 2016 by Mo

Went for the new menu launch this week. Service was appalling. It took 15 minutes before our waiter first appeared, to the point we were about to walk out. A friend ordered the Duck confit but without chorizo in the peas as he can't eat pork. It came out with chorizo, ok simple mistake no problem. But then it took 15 minutes for them to bring back the same duck but with no peas at all! The waiter explained the chorizo was premixed into the peas, but offered no explanation why it took 15 minutes to remove them. By this time everyone else had finished and our plates had already been cleared. The new menu looks like it was designed in Microsoft Word '95 and has no cohesive theme or direction. Is this a burger joint? is it a pub? I will give due credit to the kitchen & chef however; all the dishes we ordered were both tasty and well presented. Ultimately the poor service overshadowed the good food. Sadly we will not be returning for dinner, but perhaps for a beer or the cinema. djmac20 visited The Exhibit on 17 Aug 2016
19 Aug 2016 by djmac20

Loved this place! Cool, great decor, sharp design, brilliant booking system (you send people the link to book and pay their own food) and great for groups! Bar/restaurant/dance floor in one what more could you want? Went here for a low key hen meal & drinks and we were greeted by friendly staff and sat an an awesome table right next to the giant fish tank. The food was brought out promptly we were impressed with the quality of the food and excellent staff service. It is a really sizeable place also and was not too hectic that you could not move but was still busy enough to be buzzy and a fun atmosphere. The evening was lovely so after food we flitted between the great outside area and inside for a boogie. Yummy cocktails and there was a minor error with the booking at the start when I booked but the staff were very quick to apologise and set everything right by giving us a couple of bottles of bubbles which was a lovely welcome for the hen. Highly recommend! Thanks for an epic evening. Noemie visited The Exhibit on 30 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016 by Noemie

I went to Exhibit for drinks with work friends to celebrate my last day at the job - There is a bit mixture of people and I think everyone had a great time. I reserved a table for 15 people, they gave us a nice amount of space. I was concerned it may be too loud to chat, but that was fine too. There are some nice friday drinks deals as well which I made the most of. The only down side was the menu - I think the food was pretty over priced and didn't sound very inspiring. We only ordered a few bar snacks in the end - they were OK. Overall though I thought it was a great place for a small celebration like that and would recommend it. Sarah visited The Exhibit on 29 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016 by Sarah

I have been here twice now, for brunch and bottomless brunch and both times have been fantastic! The atmosphere is fun, the staff are lovely and the food is delicious! Bottomless brunch really is as much as you want and my friends and I definitely drank enough prosecco! I would highly recommend for a small group or a big group - this place is great!! And affordable! Annabelle visited The Exhibit on 23 Jul 2016
25 Jul 2016 by Annabelle

Went for the bottomless brunch with some girl friends and had a great time! They are really good at bringing the bottles of prosecco and leave them on your table so you can top up yourselves. They do give an hour and a half time limit however we did run slightly over and although they mentioned it to us they didn't rush us out or force us to leave. All the staff were really polite and cheery and the food was delicious! Would highly recommend. Katie visited The Exhibit on 25 Jun 2016
27 Jun 2016 by Katie

I booked the bottomless brunch for my birthday. The food and drinks were delicious and the staff are SO friendly and energetic! Great value for money too as the staff constantly brought new bottles of prosecco! I would 100% recommend! cfletch visited The Exhibit on 29 May 2016
31 May 2016 by cfletch

We booked the studio and cinema as part of a hen do and it was faultless! Lovely venue, the staff we great to deal with, everything was easy to organise and the food was really delicious (as were the cocktails!). I'd definitely recommend this place and book again should an occasion crop up. rachellabelle visited The Exhibit on 07 May 2016
14 May 2016 by rachellabelle

The Exhibit team are so welcoming and all the parents, babies and toddlers love the Studio, the post-class drinks and cakes, of course! Muchas gracias from The Little Language Club! thelittlelanguageclub visited The Exhibit on 12 Jul 2016
11 May 2016 by thelittlelanguageclub

I held a birthday brunch and games afternoon at the Exhibit. I cannot praise the venue enough! The private area was lovely, the staff were excellent - very friendly and helpful - and everything was well organised. My guests and I felt so welcome that we ended up staying in the garden area for 3 hours after our booking had ended! Prior to the event, I was in contact with the team at the Exhibit to organise the booking. The speed at which the team responded to any questions, or dealt with any problems that naturally arose from dealing with a large group, was incredible. I am so happy with the service here and had a great day. I will most definitely be using this venue again. tttamsin visited The Exhibit on 07 May 2016
09 May 2016 by tttamsin

Had a farewell party with a group of around 12-15 people. Overall a great experience, good nibbles and music. There was only one staff member with a bad attitude - a lady with a blonde mohawk, which my friends and I all noticed. She may have just had a bad night though. Would definitely go again though! Lloyd visited The Exhibit on 30 Apr 2016
02 May 2016 by Lloyd

Well where do I begin, My girlfriend and I had booked a room upstairs for her 30th birthday party. 1. Firstly we had staff in and out all night rushing through our party, leaving the door open and when I approach a female member of staff to ask if she could tell the team to close it behind them, she told me to tell the barman! They were constantly asking people to move out the way. 2. We had a reserved party room, therefor we do NOT expect a bouncer/doorman to come up at 2 and try to throw all our guests out, this was ridiculous and embarrassing. People had come to enjoy themselves, not get treated like clubbers. I spoke to him about it and he said you'll have to come back in the morning to clean up. 2. The 'manager' needs some serious people skills and a lesson in humility. At the end of the night when we only had 2 songs left, he came after the bouncer issue and turned the music of outright, our barman had already told us 2 more songs were fine, when I approached the manager he just stood there and shook his head, no sorry, no empathy, just a straight no. 3. The food we originaly had ordered was due to come at 8, we got told 1 day before that it would either come at 7 or 9 because the kitchen couldn't cope? to be honest, that isn't our concern, we got told we could have the food at anytime, if we had been made aware when we booked, we could of helped, but one day before? 4. The manager just didn't seem to care, we came to the venue a week earlier to check everything and saw there was a deal on downstairs to get a £100 bar tab, we asked if we could get a bottle of proseco seeing as we were spending quite a bit, but again we are met with a 'No'. We had a nice time when staff weren't involved, however the barman was great, he was the one saving grace for the Exhibit this night.
12 Apr 2016 by Ciaran
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As ever the Exhibit delivered on Brunch. Food great service great some of our party doing the bottomless offer some not and all had a great time! Can't fault the Exhibit brunch....... when you order truffle mac and cheese as a side ;) Matthew visited The Exhibit on 28 Mar 2016
31 Mar 2016 by Matthew

I couldn't be more impressed with my experience at The Exhibit. The food was delicious and served extremely timely, and your definition of 'bottomless brunch' really was bottomless! We were made to feel like royalty with your friendly staff, and I would absolutely recommend it to any foodie, or anyone who wants to get drunk in style on a Saturday morning! kasiahunter visited The Exhibit on 26 Mar 2016
28 Mar 2016 by kasiahunter

Had my 40th at The Exhibit. All the way through the build up the staff were great to deal with. Really proactive in contacting me and helpful in deciding what food to get Everyone loved the party and I had lots of great comments on the food and prosecco. Our barman was lovely and very helpful too Victoria visited The Exhibit on 19 Mar 2016
22 Mar 2016 by Victoria

Hired out the studio bar space for a surprise birthday. The events coordinators were very helpful in every way. Got back to me with answers to my questions promptly and was always asking if everything was OK prior the event. Will definitely be hiring a space at the exhibit next time and will recommend to others for sure. Staff were very friendly. Thank you. krys07 visited The Exhibit on 11 Mar 2016
13 Mar 2016 by krys07

The Echibit is a Great venue with great staff and fantastic food and a amazing looking drinks menu. Would recommend. Used their studio for a function, would definitely do so again.
11 Mar 2016 by Tracey

Came here with my husband for Saturday brunch before Valentines day. The Brunch menu is all very tempting, we loved the vibe, great service and delicious brunch! I look forward to coming here again for sure! MrsOhDee visited The Exhibit on 13 Feb 2016
16 Feb 2016 by MrsOhDee

Did bottomless lunch with my partner we're balham locals and we like the exhibit anyways,but it's marks have gone up a lot more as the food, service and atmosphere were all top notch, and we were pretty tipsy after. Very enjoyable. Thanks guys
15 Feb 2016 by Reeya

We had a bottomless brunch for 14 on Saturday and had an absolute ball! We felt very well looked after and bottomless really did mean bottomless. Thank you so much for putting in such an effort - we will definitely be returning. ktkstar visited The Exhibit on 06 Feb 2016
08 Feb 2016 by ktkstar

We hosted my sister's hen party at the Exhibit last weekend, starting off watching a movie then on the the private room with it's own bar and music for dinner, games and dancing. The Exhibit team were amazing throughout. From the initial call to book, through the planning stages with Charlene, last minute room preparations with Anthony and on the night with Kate and the team - the client service was second to none, the food was also great - i recommend the steak. The team were all so friendly, really keen for us to have a great night and super helpful all evening. We loved our night so much we all rocked up for Brunch then next morning to swap tales. An awesome brunch as well. Thank you Exhibit for such a great weekend of fun, you were a pleasure to work with and made the entire process easy and simple. I can't recommend the place enough. 10 stars. madeleineingram visited The Exhibit on 23 Jan 2016
26 Jan 2016 by madeleineingram

Having just hosted a party at the Exhibit, we are absolutely delighted. We hired the Gallery & cinema for a birthday party. The staff were helpful, friendly -really approachable - and on top of every detail through the whole process and on the night. The Gallery is an excellent space for parties, having its own bar and dedicated staff, along with a balcony for some outside space and lots of room for dancing and mingling (we had 50ish guests). The staff were really attentive on the night and made everything easy.We would highly recommend the Exhibit and its staff - some of our guests are already thinking about hiring it for their next big birthday! cmcm visited The Exhibit on 22 Jan 2016
25 Jan 2016 by cmcm

The Exhibit is incredible. The staff make it - not just professional but incredibly friendly and there to make your time at the Exhibit amazing. Having visited for a movie, then booked the Private Cinema for my wife's birthday, booked for a celebratory Bottomless Brunch and now Christmas dinner with friends - I think I've experienced each element that the place has to offer... and I can say they consistently exceed the previous experience. Whether it's the food, the drinks, the atmosphere, the events - The Exhibit never fails to keep a smile plastered on your face. I can't wait to be back there.

Reply from The Exhibit

We are so glad you've always had such a good time with us. :) This weekend we are actually kicking off our season of CULTS & CLASSICS starting with the Godfather. Each week we are showing some of the best loved films and have a lovely Dinner & Movie experience for you to enjoy. We hope to see you back soon at The Exhibit. :)
18 Dec 2015 by davidangell

Booked the Private Cinema room for my Birthday.... It was really Nice & chilled. The staff were lovely, the food was good & the whole vibe of the venue was even better... :) sel33 visited The Exhibit on 06 Dec 2015
08 Dec 2015 by sel33

We hosted a Halloween party on Saturday in the Studio on the first floor. The space was great and even though we only had one barman for 50 people, he managed to stay on top of it all night! We were able to provide our own music and control the volume to make the atmosphere perfect. We were able to put up some decorations and make the room perfect for the event. We didn't have any canapes as they were a bit on the pricey side but the selection looked good! I recommend for any event you are planning. There is a minimum spend of £800 which we cleared easily. eddietucker visited The Exhibit on 31 Oct 2015
02 Nov 2015 by eddietucker
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Excellent venue - hired cinema and area in the bar for a film screening and it was perfect for our needs. Really friendly, helpful staff and the cinema is excellent! ellasjones visited The Exhibit on 30 Oct 2015
01 Nov 2015 by ellasjones

Booked Cinema at The Exhibit for 30th birthday followed by drinks and tapas. Cinema is brilliant - the most comfortable leather armchairs, popcorn, water etc. Staff super helpful and friendly.
15 Sep 2015 by gavibum

Just wanted to say that following my previous review, I have been back for a lovely meal and had a really enjoyable experience. I can highly recommend the exhibit burger and the staff couldn't have been more helpful! Thanks Charlie for organising such a nice evening!
12 Aug 2015 by poppybarton

I would strongly recommend visiting The Exhibit. The food is really good, the bar staff are all lovely and the cinema experience is really cool. We got the cinema and meal £15 deal and it was perfect. The meal consist of 2 plates of tapas, which was enough to fill us. I'd recommend the Patatas Bravas! I never want to go to a normal cinema again. Will definitely be back!

Reply from The Exhibit

We are so glad that you had a great time with us at The Exhibit. (Good shout on the Patatas Bravas!) This weekend we are actually kicking off our season of CULTS & CLASSICS starting with the Godfather. Each week we are showing some of the best loved films and have a lovely Dinner & Movie experience for you to enjoy. You can also check out what other films we have on this month here at our website: We hope to see you back soon at The Exhibit. :)
30 Jul 2015 by jvrazzell

Hi, My boyfriend and I bought the Dinner + Movie deal last night at The Exhibit however we did not have an enjoyable experience and I would not recommend this is as good value for money. Firstly the dinner only includes 2 tapas options each, and they clearly recommend on the menu that you order 3-4 dishes per person. My the time we had ordered an additional dish each in order for it to feel like dinner, plus drinks which are not included in the offer, we had spent another £15. On top of this the final bill included £5 service, which is unbelievable when the service was slow, we had to wait a long time between each dish and then the staff couldn't work the till meaning we were late getting to the film. Whilst paying the bill we could hear the chef shouting at the waitress staff to hurry up! The cinema space was very pleasant however the popcorn that was included was stale and it took them another 20mins to start the film meaning it started late. This could be a brilliant offer and lovely experience as the actual restaurant, setting and cinema was very enjoyable, but the poor service and poor value for money let it down.

Reply from The Exhibit

Hi, I am very sorry that you have felt that our dinner and movie is not good value. We have been running this offer for a long time, however with our brand new one week old tapas menu we are continuing to monitor and thank you for giving us this feedback. As Tapas is traditional served as soon as it is ready, I’m very sorry that this was not made clear to you, and it felt like a wait between courses. Regarding the service charge this is an error with our system and I am looking for a solution. I apologise again for this and would like to invite you back for a meal on us. Please let us know when you would like to come back so we can arrange it all for you. Thanks, Charlie
16 Jul 2015 by poppybarton
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Had a lovely wee meal here yesterday, but their vegetarian menu could really do with some work as one option really isn't that much. Their Rum Dog Millionaire cocktail is delicious though so be willing to dish some cash on it!
08 Jun 2015 by Katie

you can't serve cocktails at a main bar, especially when the other customers are waiting 20/25min to be served in a pact bar. On two occasions the barman kept serving people who came after me. When I asked the barman to please serve me next he got all funny about it and argued with me. The second time a guy walked up to the bar after I'd been waiting 15min and got served next, I questioned this and got told off by the barman. In the end needed to speak to a manager as this is a joke. Waiting 25min to be served and being told off by the barman who spends 15min mixing cocktails at a busy main bar is unacceptable and for that reason won't be returning. You should consider getting a section that only serves cocktails to get a better flow in service.

Reply from The Exhibit

Hi Kelly, I'm very sorry you had such a bad experience in our bar. I hope you can understand that when you wrote this review our whole venue had just gone through a massive renovation which inevitably meant we'd had a few kinks to iron out in terms of how smooth the bar would run. This would perhaps explain the slow service, although it definitely wouldn't excuse it. However, a few teething problems with our new set up certainly wouldn't excuse a member of staff being rude to you and I'm extremely disappointed to hear that was the case. We'd take a complaint such as this very seriously. Please could you drop me an email to so I can find out exactly what happened and who you spoke to on the night? Kind Regards, Anthony - Events Manager
22 Feb 2015 by kellydarb

Love this place! Cocktails, Burgers, Wings, Ribs, Mini Cinema, Dart Board in the Garden AND they have game nights in the cinema! And all just a 30 seconds from the tube/rail station!
23 Apr 2014 by mattywalters1978
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Great place to go at the weekends and if you can stomach a bit of a hangover on a Friday, the Beer Pong tournaments at the exhibit on Thursdays are EPIC. Such a well organised event with teams of two getting to create their own team names and walk-in music. You do get a few people going in their own team colours or the odd bit of fancy dress but that isnt a must. This, couple with a really friendly, lively atmosphere and plenty of drinks make this a definite to do if you're in Balham/South London.
18 Jun 2013 by murkleman
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