The Social


Nestled in Fitzrovia's Little Portland Street, The Social has been a staple of London's music scene since opening in 1999.

The Social boasts a gorgeous Scandinavian-style, wood-paneled upstairs bar, designed by the now renowned architect David Adjaye plus a 150 capacity live music venue in the downstairs basement which has played host to musicians and DJs since 1999 such as Jack White, The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Beck and more. 


  • Live Music
  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:30 1:00
Tuesday 16:30 1:00
Wednesday 16:30 1:00
Thursday 16:30 1:00
Friday 16:30 1:00
Saturday 18:00 1:00
Sunday 16:30 1:00 Private Hire Only.



The Social, The Social, Little Portland Street, W1W 7DJ



Nearest Station

Oxford Circus (Tube)


  • Cuisine

    This venue serves Pizza food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Homeslice Pizza available to order for delivery from the upstairs bar.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Upstairs Bar Venue Hire 40 100 - - -

Gorgeous Scandinavian-style, wood-paneled upstairs bar, designed by the now renowned architect David Adjaye. Featuring 5 leather booths, DJs on Friday & Saturday nights and the best bar staff London has to offer! Not t mention the immense tunes and top vibes from open till close, you won't forget your time here. 

The Social was opened in 1999 by legendary record label Heavenly Recordings and remains one of the longest still-standing music venues in central London. The venue has seen some of the worlds greatest talents grace it's stage over the years (Adele, Florence & The Machine, Jack White, Beck etc) on their way up, and still hosts some of the best talent London and beyond has to offer on it's celebrated small stage. 

Basement Hire Venue Hire 150 150 - - -

The Social's legendary 150 capacity basement, refitted in the pandemic closure, back and better than ever with a fresh l-acoustics soundsystem, top of the range DJ equipment and the classic concrete booths. Playing host to a range of events such as book launches, live music, club nights, film screenings and more. 

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

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