Affordable Weekend Venue Hire

There are plenty of venues worth checking out when it comes to your event, but not all of them will be available on the weekend. With that in mind, we've put together this helpful list of affordable weekend venue hire options, ranging from central London venues to quirky off-kilter hangouts, perfect for any manner of private hire function. Take a look, then enquire with us online for more information and booking.

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Last updated on 11th November 2019




Room 43

0 user reviews 5
This trendy neighbourhood cocktail bar in Lavender Hill is set to become your new favourite hangout. The Battersea-based bar combines good beer, excellent food and an eclectic entertainment schedule to…
Main Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 45
Capacity standing 90
Min spend midweek * £900
Min spend weekend * £1,500
Cost * -

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

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Lost Society

358 user reviews 5
The revival of an institution signals a renaissance of smart drinking, intimate service and roof raising DJ’s dishing out an upbeat selection to keep you dancing til’ 2am every weekend. Expect a sensory…
Lounge Bar
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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Like the private residence of your eccentric great aunt, the Four Sisters Townhouse is the kind of place you might find in some darkly Dickensian adventure, halfway between the old curiosity shop and…
Library Corner - Semi Private Whole Venue Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 20 40
Capacity standing 40 100
Min spend midweek * N/A £3,000
Min spend weekend * N/A from £1,200
Cost * - -

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

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The Hollywood Arms

358 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant with beautiful interior, serving premium drinks and fresh British food. A classy gastro pub with elegant flamingo…
Boulevard Bar
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * 1500
Min spend weekend * 2000
Cost * -

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

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Black Sheep: Plough Place

13 user reviews 5
Black Sheep Plough Place is a neighbourhood bar that serves up cocktails, beers, wine, and a selection of nibbles. Coffee shop by day, bar by night. Perfect for chilled (or not) drinks with your colleagues…
Whole Venue Hire Semi - private space
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 25
Capacity standing 70 70
Min spend midweek * - £10 per person (Non trading hours: extra hour £250)
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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

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Patch St. Paul's

204 user reviews 5
Patch St. Paul's is a combination of cool cocktail bar and contemporary club, set over two floors and located by the iconic St Paul's Cathedral. We specialise in group bookings and happy hour with a…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150
Capacity standing 350
Min spend midweek * 2k
Min spend weekend * 2k
Cost * -

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

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Simmons Fitzrovia

105 user reviews 4
Champions in cocktail craft, a fun-time atmosphere and cool little quirks, Simmons Fitzrovia is sure to please! You can expect the traditional eclectic innards with a glittering skull mirrorball suspended…
Function Room Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 54 106
Capacity standing 100 200
Min spend midweek * £500 £2000
Min spend weekend * £1800 5000
Cost * - -

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

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Just a stone's throw from Clapham Common and Clapham Junction is the second edition of Three Little Birds. Jamaican inspired small plates, teamed with a variety of rums and delicious cocktails in a warm…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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The Whippet Inn

146 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of Kensal Green, The Whippet Inn is a bistro bar with a focus on great vibes and stunning food, with a craft beer and wine selection to match. The daily-changing lunch and dinner menu…
The Snug/ Semi-Private Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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The Gobpsy

0 user reviews 5
Who wouldn't wish to have been in the roaring twenties - an era of gloriousness, Jazz, flappers, pearls and lace, and of course the prohibition. Alcohol may have become legal now, prohibition is over;but…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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Simmons Liverpool Street

97 user reviews 4
The 7th Simmons drinking den, based in a two-storey venue located just off Bishopsgate, Simmons Liverpool Street is a wondrous and kooky location for late nights and cocktails combined. Renowned for their…
Downstairs Bar Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 29 74
Capacity standing 60 130
Min spend midweek * £500 £2'000
Min spend weekend * £500 £7'000
Cost * - -

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

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The Hat and Tun

129 user reviews 5
The Hat and Tun, Farringdon, is beautifully decorated with a theme that crosses the border of country club and manor house sitting room, with leather arm chairs, wood panelling, taxidermy and a welcoming…
Snug Venue The Boardroom
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 12 70 12
Capacity standing 25 100 0
Min spend midweek * - Min spend Monday to Friday will vary and authorised by events team £150
Min spend weekend * N/A £1k -
Cost * - - -

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

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Well-to-do west London respectability meets Soho’s louche debauchery in the heart of High Street Kensington. Balans Soho Society has its very own manifesto: ‘We live by the philosophy that too much…
Back Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 40 80
Capacity standing 50 80
Min spend midweek * £1500 £3000
Min spend weekend * £2000 £3000
Cost * - -

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

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The famous Half Moon in Putney is a long established and respected live music pub and food house. The venue has been recently renovated in keeping with the traditional style with a vast drink and food…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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The Yorkshire Grey

52 user reviews 4
The Yorkshire Grey has stood proudly on the corner of Grays Inn Road and Theobald's Road since 1676. You’ll find us 200 metres from Chancery Lane underground station, and it’s only a bit further to…
Function Room Daytime Meeting Room Main Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 45 100
Capacity standing 75 80 120
Min spend midweek * £300-£600 £200-£300 £2000-£6000
Min spend weekend * £850 £200-£300 £1000
Cost * - - -

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

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Escape the crowds at the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre and head for some bowling action at All Star Lanes! This venue was inspired by the West Coast of America so it's bigger and brighter than…
The West Wing
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 65
Min spend midweek * Varies
Min spend weekend * Varies
Cost * -

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

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Apples and Pears

343 user reviews 5
Located at the Aldgate East end of Brick Lane, Apples & Pears is an independent, fun cocktail bar, serving fabulously mixed drinks, whilst introducing colourful flavours and ingredients. With a new…
Basement Bar Lounge Bar Whole Venue
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 30 60
Capacity standing 30 35 65
Min spend midweek * £1k Starting from £2.5K Starting from £3.5K
Min spend weekend * £1K - £2K Not available Friday, Starting from £5K
Cost * - - -

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

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The Horse and Groom

22 user reviews 4
The Horse & Groom is, once again, the place for great entertainment, now established as one of the leading contemporary music destinations in the area. Whilst the regular weekend parties, with international…
Upstairs Bar Whole Venue Hire Private Room Hire / Private Party Booking
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 60 100 60
Capacity standing 110 220 110
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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

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Shaker&Company

81 user reviews 4
Craft beer & cocktails to the backdrop of a cracking soundtrack of swing, rock, retro and party mash-up. Located on the doorstep of Camden, Euston Station & Fitzrovia just minute’s walk from…
Nineteen Eighty Something Shaker & Company Main Bar Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Basement Space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 60 80
Capacity standing 20 60 80
Min spend midweek * from £500 2000 2000
Min spend weekend * from £500 2500 2500
Cost * - - -

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

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Liberia is London's most innovative and iconic new bookshop and cultural venue situated just off Brick Lane in the heart of the East End. The area has a rich multi-cultural heritage - Huguenot, Jewish…
Libreria Libreria Libreria
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 20 40
Capacity standing 0 60 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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

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All Bar One Waterloo

132 user reviews 4
Within easy reach of iconic landmarks like The London Eye and with Waterloo station on their doorstep, All Bar One Waterloo is the ideal location for your next private event or corporate booking.  Celebrate…
Group Booking Area Full Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 75 200
Capacity standing 120 400
Min spend midweek * Starting from £200 starting from £10,000
Min spend weekend * Starting from £1000 Starting from £15,000
Cost * - -

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

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White Post Cafe

2 user reviews 5
White Post Café opened at the end of August 2016. In terms of cafés, we’re a café in the European sense- open early ‘til late, serving booze and snacks- more of a bar, really. In terms of bars,we…
The main bar space
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 160
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 3500
Cost * -

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

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Black Sheep: Bow Lane

4 user reviews 5
The latest cafe and bar venue added to the Black Sheep family. Located centrally in London by the historical area in the city that retains a dense street pattern of lanes, alleys and courts at its core…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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Hydrant

253 user reviews 4
Found at the foot of London Bridge, The Hydrant pays homage to craft beer and classic boozing with charming interiors and a marked, classic British style. Open seven days a week,The Hydrant provide thirsty…
Full Venue Mezzanine Half Mezzanine hire
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 50 40
Capacity standing 300 150 80
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Craving some of that Miami heat and style, but lost in the urban jungle of London? All Star Lanes have come through to bridge the gap with their luxurious new venue in Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush…
Babylon 305 Full Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 120 400
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - £15,000.00

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

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El Garito

13 user reviews 5
El Garito is a little neighbourhood joint specialising in amazing cocktails, good vibes and live music. They offer a small selection of Spanish snacks, such as olives, pan con tomate and charcuterie.However…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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A hidden gem in the bustling Moorgate/Bank area. This is as much coffee shop as it is a thriving bar and live music venue. Pop in for a delicious cocktail or cold beer. The cosy and intimate atmosphere…
Whole Venue Hire Semi - Private Space
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 30
Capacity standing 100 100
Min spend midweek * - £10 pp (Non trading hours: extra hour £250)
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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

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Swift

672 user reviews 5
Located on Old Compton Street, Swift brings an elegant and grown-up cocktail offering, combined with the welcoming friendliness of a local bar. Taking inspiration from the European class of bar where a…
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Cinnamon Bazaar

8 user reviews 5
Cinnamon Bazaar is the latest restaurant & cocktail bar from Vivek Singh's range of Cinnamon restaurants, situated in London’s Covent Garden. They are a dining concept that mixes real Indian heritage…
Khari Baoli Cinnamon Bazaar
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 60
Capacity standing 30 90
Min spend midweek * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Min spend weekend * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Cost * - -

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

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Black Sheep Principal Place is a hidden gem. Centrally located, it is just a two minute walk from Liverpool Street Station.  With its open space and relaxed atmosphere, this venue is perfect for chilled…
Whole Venue Hire Semi - private space
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 30
Capacity standing 200 70
Min spend midweek * - £10 per person (Non trading hours: extra hour £250)
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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

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Cocotte Hoxton

1 user review 5
Cocotte is a farm-to-table chicken rotisserie offering healthy, delicious homemade dishes. They pride themselves in partnering with top quality and organic producers. From their 24h marinated and spitroasted…
Restaurant The Green Room Whole Venue
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 36 24 60
Capacity standing 40 30 80
Min spend midweek * - n/a 2700
Min spend weekend * - n/a 4500
Cost * - - -

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

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Tucked between Fleet Street and Chancery Lane, The Refinery New Street Square boasts a gorgeous al fresco terrace expanding onto the main square - perfect for fresh Summer lunches & evening drinksgatherings…
Private Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * Available for weekend hire.
Cost * -

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

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Situated off the Old Kent Road, AMP Studios is based in two railway arches with a generous outdoor pavilion and courtyard area. Just a 10 minute walk from Queens Road and New Cross Gate Stations. Thearches…
AMP Studios
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 200
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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The Little Yellow Door

84 user reviews 5
After a spot of flat-hunting, the capital's favourite flatmates are back in action in the heart of Notting Hill at The Little Yellow Door, one of West London’s most homely and intimate bars locatedjust…
The Little Yellow Door
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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The Last Tuesday Society

153 user reviews 5
Welcome to the World's Most Curious Cocktail Bar... a drinker's cabinet of wonder filled with the most unusual spirits, from the old world and new, together in one curious exhibition of extraordinary…
Austin Osman Spare Room Sarcophagus Table
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 17 10
Capacity standing 25 0
Min spend midweek * 350 -
Min spend weekend * 350 -
Cost * £150.00 -

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

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Hackney Coffee Company

6 user reviews 5
With exposed brick walls, leafy green foliage, and prints from local artists, Hackeny Coffee Company is an East London venue that combines history with simple style. In the same family for more than 60…
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Matchbox

5 user reviews 4
Matchbox is a new cocktail bar that brings great drinks, street food platters and late-night dancing to its Shoreditch High Street digs. A big focus of the restaurant will of course be on the art ofmixology…
Downstairs Bar
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * TBC
Min spend weekend * TBC
Cost * -

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

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HUCKSTER

57 user reviews 4
HUCKSTER & SKYLARK Roof Garden is a multi-level 5,000-square-foot club-bar incorporating street food from across the world. Head down to enjoy food from Chinatown before dancing the evening away in…
Main Floor Rubell's Karaoke Lounge Chinatown
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 120 30 50
Capacity standing 200 50 60
Min spend midweek * 20 per person £20 per person £20 per person
Min spend weekend * 20 per person £20 per person £20 per person
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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BrewDog Shoreditch

34 user reviews 4
BrewDog Shoreditch located on Bethnal Green Road in the trendy heart of London and a stone's throw from Brick Lane. With craft beer the main attraction, BrewDog offer their own specially brewed beersas…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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BrewDog Seven Dials

83 user reviews 4
BrewDog Seven Dials opened its doors in 2018 and is three floors of beer heaven.   Overlooking the iconic Palace Theatre, BrewDog Seven Dials on Cambridge Circus is a bustling venue with two deli fridges…
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Vagabond Paddington

18 user reviews 4
Vagabond's newest bar, shop and kitchen has now opened in Paddington Central. This area, on the banks of the Grand Union Canal is fast becoming one of London's hottest food and drinks destinations.  Drink…
Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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Number 6

8 user reviews 5
Number Six bar is a Southern Soulful bar in Camden for cocktails, delicious plates and partying. Number Six is a Camden oasis, found off the main tourist buzz back on the canal. Enjoy chilled midweekbeers…
Mirror Place (Space in Main Bar Area) Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 45 60
Capacity standing 85 100
Min spend midweek * £400 £750
Min spend weekend * £1,850 £2000
Cost * - -

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

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The Courtyard

736 user reviews 4
The Courtyard is no average cocktail bar, with one of Fulham's largest gardens (that changes every season) and super quirky indoor decor (there are actual tree and doors on the ceiling!) - this totally…
Indoor Cocktail Lounge The Courtyard
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 70 100
Capacity standing 180 250
Min spend midweek * £1500 £1500
Min spend weekend * £3000-7000 £3000 - £7000
Cost * - -

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

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Unwined In Tooting

216 user reviews 5
After years of popping up all over London, wine pop-up A Grape Night In have found a home in the iconic 1930's Tooting Market. Unwined offers a unique selection of quirky wines from around the world,hand…
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Ask For Janice

277 user reviews 5
Ask For Janice is a dynamic restaurant and bar located close to Barbican and Farringdon stations. Step off Long Lane to encounter a bright and breezy restaurant area, filled with contemporary art fromthe…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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

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Forge

219 user reviews 4
Forge is there for those who like to work hard and play harder. Situated on Cornhill just moments from Bank, this is a bold venue that brings some sophisticated drinking, dining and dancing to the city…
Forge Whole Basement Whole Upstairs (Main Bar & Restaurant)
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 350 220 150
Capacity standing 850 500 300
Min spend midweek * £15,000 £6,000 £6,000
Min spend weekend * £3,500 £4,000 £2,000
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Brigadiers is brought to you by the the team behind the Legendary Gymkhana and Trishna.  Based in Bloomberg Arcade by Bank Brigadiers is an Indian Barbecue restaurant and sports bar, with a variety of…
Kukri Room Bidi Room Pot Luck Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 10 14 18
Capacity standing 0 0 0
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Driver

285 user reviews 5
The Driver in Kings Cross- a perfect boutique venue for events where modern elegance and timeless style are enhanced by a personalised approach and impeccable service. Balancing traditional hospitality…
1st Floor Bar 2nd Floor Saloon 3rd Floor Penthouse
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 55 50 30
Capacity standing 100 100 80
Min spend midweek * from £500 from £500 from £500
Min spend weekend * £2500 £1750 - £2000 £1750 - £2000
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Racketeer

228 user reviews 5
In Victorian times, gentlefolk often fell prey to pickpockets whose accomplices would distract victims by causing a racket in the street – hence the name for the latest reboot of this 1840s boozer (formerly…
Back Room Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 20 70
Capacity standing 30 120
Min spend midweek * 500 1500
Min spend weekend * 500 3000
Cost * - -

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

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