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 13th April 2022




The Soda Room

City of London


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Head downstairs at The Botanist and dance the night away at Soda Room. The club and cocktail lounge will be mixing up cocktails and tunes, Monday –Friday from 5pm to late and will play host to a range…
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Room 43

Clapham


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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…
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No 11 Pimlico Road

Chelsea


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No 11 Pimlico Road is a spacious, light-filled all-day bar and restaurant with plenty of outside seating nestled in the heart of Belgravia, just a short walk from Sloane Square or Victoria Stations, The…
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The Last Tuesday Society

Hackney


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Welcome to The Absinthe Parlour... 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…
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Number 25

City of London


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A City staple for after work drinks and British style dining, Number 25 is a top destination for drinks in the heart of London; Whether that's a delicious bottle of wine, or the lapping up of a cold pint…
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The George - Hippo Inns

East London


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The George is the old and new, the then and now. Where social barriers are broken down, everyone is very friendly, ladies are looked after and blokes are gents. The George opened in 1865 and was rebuilt…
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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


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WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
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Temper Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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This is the third temper restaurant, located in Covent Garden on Mercer Walk. Like its sister restaurants in Soho and City, temper Covent Garden features an open grill where chefs cook ethically-sourced…
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Patch East

City of London


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Shoreditch style cocktail bar with outlandish and flamboyant design, bespoke cocktails, eclectic food fare and most importantly the most fun staff anywhere in London. Patch East boasts several uniqueareas…
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The Whippet Inn

Kensal Rise


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Located in the heart of Kensal Green, The Whippet Inn is a gastropub 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…
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HOP Vietnamese

City of London


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HộP Vietnamese, on the ground floor of the iconic Cheesegrater building, is the perfect place for your party, get together or casual afterwork quickie. Offering a range of beer (IPA, London Lager, Asahi…
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All Star Lanes Stratford

Stratford


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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…
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The Nine Elms Tavern

Battersea


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Resting on the banks of the River Thames, The Nine Elms Tavern is a sleek, modern pub that marries delicious drinks and dishes with stunning views of the city. With a distinctive, rustic character running…
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The Barrel Project

Bermondsey


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The Barrel Project is a hybrid taproom, blendery, and conditioning space for the London Beer Factory. Located on the famous Bermondsey Beer Mile, The Barrel Project is nestled under an old rail archway…
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Bobby Fitzpatrick

Hampstead


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Have a drink, enjoy yourself.  Bobby Fitzpatrick is a new cocktail bar and pizza place in West Hampstead. Pop round to Bobby's for a slushy pina colada, a rum cocktail or a pepperoni pizza. Bobby's is…
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The Builders Arms

Chelsea


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The Builders Arms in Chelsea is a quirky, yet traditional gastro-pub located in the heart of one of London’s nicest neighbourhoods. Situated nearby to the hustle bustle of King’s Road, this Chelsea…
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HUCKSTER

Paddington


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HUCKSTER is a multi-level 5,000-square-foot club-bar incorporating street food from across the world, and showcases a unique convergence of world-class mixology and Street and graffiti art. Head downto…
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Simmons King's Cross

Central London


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Best Happy Hour 2016/2017- DesignMyNight Awards Simmons offers a little something extra from your run of the mill London bars. It has got the nostalgic kitschy interior design down to a tee, with thebright…
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The Bolthole

City of London


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The Bolthole is a laidback wine and cocktail bar close to Cannon Street station. Set in a charming underground space with original brickwork archways, this hidden gem is the best kept secret.      It…
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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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Balans serves all day classics & modern comfort food, alongside a stellar cocktail and drinks list. A fabulously easy place to have a good time since it first opened in 1987 on Old Compton Street.Balans…
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The Refinery New Street Square

Holborn


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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…
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BrewDog Soho

Soho


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Soho plays the next host to the almighty craft beer network of hounds that are taking London. BrewDog have launched their first central London watering hole, complete so Soho’s night revelers can get…
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Four Quarters Peckham

Peckham


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Situated on Peckham’s bustling Rye Lane, Four Quarters opened its doors in June 2014 and quickly established itself as one of the area’s best-loved venues and London’s first arcade bar. Alongside…
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Scoff & Banter Oxford Street

Central London


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Scoff & Banter Tea Rooms celebrates that quintessential British time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea. Tucked away just off Oxford Street, you’ll find a cosy little retreat serving the very best…
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Inamo Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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When restaurants make a quantum leap into the future London leads the way. At inamo Covent Garden, guests use sleek tablets to place their orders, and can then interact with the striking interactive tabletop…
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Willy's Wine Bar

City of London


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Willy's Wine Bar in Fenchurch Street provides a welcome break from the buzz of The City and is a great place to grab a spot of lunch or an after work drink. Specializing in wines, Willy's can boast a selection…
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Hydrant

City of London


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Found at the foot of London Bridge and close to Monument, The Hydrant pays homage to craft beer and classic boozing with charming interiors and a marked, classic British style. Open seven days a weekThe…
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All Bar One Waterloo

Waterloo


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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…
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Cocotte Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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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…
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Matchbox

Shoreditch


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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…
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El Garito Hackney

Hackney


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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…
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Unwined In Tooting

Tooting


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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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BrewDog Seven Dials

Covent Garden


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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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The Billiard Room at the Sanderson Hotel

West End


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The Billiard Room at the Sanderson Hotel, located close to Oxford Circus, is not a place you'll easily forget. It has statement-making 1950's stained glass, designed by one of the top British artists of…
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The Leopard Bar

Victoria


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2022 - The Leopard Bar remains temporarily closed however guests are welcome to enjoy Leopard Bar experiences in the New York Bar  ------------------------------------------------------------------For…
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The Old School Yard

London Bridge


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The Old School Yard is a bar that recognises the working Londoner's yearning for simpler times. They've turned the clock back, or more accurately, have set it to stay at 3.10pm constantly, so that thebar…
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The Otherist

Liverpool Street


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Found next to Liverpool Street, The Otherist from Drake and Morgan is a top City spot for relaxed drinks, smart working lunches and more. The Otherist brings a touch of glamour to the City´s drinking…
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The Betjeman Arms

Kings Cross


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The Betjeman Arms pub, also know as the pub of St Pancras, is located on the first floor of the impressive Grade 1 listed St Pancras station. With refreshing craft beers, top-notch real ales and the finest…
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Black Rock

Shoreditch


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Since first opening it's doors in March 2016, Black Rock has firmly established a reputation as on of the go to bars for whisky in the UK. The Black Rock centre-piece is an 18ft, 185-year old oak tree…
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Map Maison

East London


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Welcome to MAP Maison - a cocktail lover’s paradise that also serves up a very special Tapas Style Afternoon Tea, Cocktail & Spirit Masterclasses, Take-Away Bottled Cocktails and Gift Vouchers.?Established…
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Well Street Pizza

Hackney


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Based in the heart of Hackney, East London, Well Street Pizza specialises in traditional Neapolitan-style pizza, wood fired in their custom-built oven, plus delicious cocktails, wine and craft beer. Serving…
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Ping Pong Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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Ping Pong is a contemporary and lively restaurant in the heart of Covent Garden serving up a hearty selection of dim sum, cocktails and Chinese teas. As well as the 30 Seated capacity Private Dining Room…
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Baranis

Embankment


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Baranis and Cigalon is an upstairs, downstairs affair with a French accent. Baranis is the cocktail bar (located in the basement), and Cigalon is the restaurant located next door on the upper floor. At…
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The Three Compasses

Dalston


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When most pubs in Hackney have turned into gastro pubs or micro breweries, The Three Compasses have managed to stick to their roots as a proper East End boozer. No pretension, just amazing local craftbeers…
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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London. Smith's delivers a delectable selection…
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Rehab

Hackney


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Rehab is a beautifully intimate bar on the corner of Hackney's newest hot spot, Well Street Market. This stylish, spacious and extremely versatile venue is perfect for hosting drinks receptions, private…
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Libreria

Brick Lane


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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…
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AMP Studios

South London


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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…
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The Castle Tooting

Tooting


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One of Tootings oldest pubs, The Castle has been part of the Young’s estate since 1832 and has an exciting history; American film actor, director and producer, John Wayne is known for frequenting The…
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Barge East

Hackney


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Moored on the River Lee in Hackney Wick, the historic 118 year old Dutch barge has been breathtakingly transformed from its former life as a cargo barge in Holland into a truly stunning floating restaurant…
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The Leman Street Tavern

East London


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Welcome to East London’s most charming hidden gem on the edge of the city and only a short walk from London's creative and quirky hub - Shoreditch.  With Aldgate East station just a stone's throw away…
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The Hollywood Arms

Chelsea


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  Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant with a beautiful interior, serving premium drinks and fresh British food. A classy gastropub with elegant flamingo…
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The Bull

Streatham


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A classic pub with a modern, contemporary edge, The Bull is a Young's pub in Streatham with a beer garden, booze and burgers on its side. A lush location just South of the city, The Bull is a humble space…
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Bar&Co

Embankment


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Ever fancied partying the night away aboard a floating bar moored on the Thames? Bar & Co is a hidden gem close to Holborn and Temple, offering up stunning views of landmarks like the London Eye, Oxo…
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Jamies Tudor Street

Embankment


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You'll find Jamie's nestled in Tudor Street, within comfortable walking distance of both Blackfriars and Temple stations. Primarily a wine bar and restaurant, Jamie's features a sharp decor with a clean…
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Notes Bank

City of London


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Notes Bank is ideally located on the pedestrianized street of Angel Court between Bank & Moorgate Station.  By day they're a relaxed cafe setting offering the best single origin coffee beans always…
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Core Bar, London

City of London


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Offering good food, a broad range of cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere, Core is a lively city nightspot. A rich and varied range of food is available throughout the day, with guests able to enjoy lighter…
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The Racketeer

Kings Cross


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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…
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Simmons Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia


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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…
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Coin Laundry

Clerkenwell


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Capturing the real essence of retro, Coin Laundry successfully creates an old-school ambience with a strong emphasis on the seventies. Nestled in Exmouth Market, this swinging saloon complete with kitsch…
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The Black Dog

Vauxhall


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Regional winner of the Morning Advertiser's 2011 Great British Pub Awards and runner-up as 'best place to drink in the UK' in the Observer's 2010 Food Monthly Awards, The Black Dog has become a celebrated…
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The Little Yellow Door

Notting Hill


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The Little Yellow Door  "It was their vision of the perfect house party; a place where people could meet in an unpretentious environment; and have whatever party they wanted, from chilling in the corner…
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The White Swan

Holborn


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The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of a ground floor main room, an intimate mezzanine and a first floor dining room, this…
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Apples and Pears

Brick Lane


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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. Expect an…
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The Hat and Tun

City of London


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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…
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One Over The Ait

West London


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A truly striking pub perched on the Thames, One Over the Ait is lively place to eat and drink in Brentford. Stroll through the pillarbox red doors for a fine dining menu, Fuller’s outstanding cask ales…
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The Elgin - Maida Vale

West London


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Serving food from breakfast to dinner, The Elgin will become your favourite local and your very own home-from-home. With an emphasis on the word 'local', all food is locally produced and all our draught…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Fitzrovia


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This site is currently taking a break and hopes to reopen in winter 2020, but you can still enjoy delicious B&H cocktails and catch up with the team at sister venue Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings…
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