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 15th July 2019




Named after the family farm, Nutbourne opened in Battersea in September 2016 and is the third restaurant for the Gladwin brothers. The restaurateurs - who already own The Shed in Notting Hill and Rabbit…
Exclusive Venue Hire Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 0
Capacity standing 100 100
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 Courtyard

629 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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The Leman Street Tavern

194 user reviews 4
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 stones throw away…
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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Barge East

333 user reviews 5
Boasting an unparalleled location at the junction of two of London’s waterways, Barge East - a new bar & kitchen based aboard a historic Dutch barge has opened in Hackney Wick at the edge of thebeautiful…
Barge East - full venue hire Top deck Captains Cabin
Type of space Venue Hire Rooftop Private Room
Capacity seated 100 50 10
Capacity standing 150 90 15
Min spend midweek * 1000 500 50
Min spend weekend * 3000 2000 200
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 Leopard Bar

20 user reviews 5
For a touch of exclusivity, head to Leopard Champagne Bar in Westminster. This bar focuses on providing an intimate haven for champagne and sushi lovers alike. As the name would suggest, the Leopard Bar…
The Leopard Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 35
Capacity standing 35
Min spend midweek * £2k + £500 for a live jazz band
Min spend weekend * £2k + £500 for a live jazz band
Cost * -

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

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Smith's Bar & Grill

1 user review 4
Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Bar & Grill alongside the canal. Their patio is perfectly placed to enjoy cocktails on a summer evening. The modern…
Private Function Room
Type of space Private Room
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 Betjeman Arms - the last pub before Paris! Housed in an impressive Grade 1 listed building right next to the stunning St Pancras Hotel, this pub is truly unique. Not only is there a wonderful indoor…
The Green Room - Private Grand Terrace Dining Room
Type of space Private Room Outdoor Space Private Room
Capacity seated 12 50 35
Capacity standing 20 100 45
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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Ask For Janice

248 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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HUCKSTER

41 user reviews 3
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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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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The Hat and Tun

128 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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Shaker&Company

70 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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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 Horse and Groom

16 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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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 Liverpool Street

90 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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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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Black Rock

221 user reviews 5
Together the duo behind one of London’s coolest cocktail bars, Worship Street Whistling Shop, Tristan Stephenson and Tom Aske are extending their nightlife repertoire once more. Operating as a basement…
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 35
Capacity standing 35
Min spend midweek * 1500
Min spend weekend * 1200
Cost * -

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

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Acqua7

1 user review 5
A stunning cocktail and wine bar has come to East London. Located just a short distance from Dalston Junction, Acqua7 is an architecturally designed space where the interior is made up of crisp white…
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Martello Hall

247 user reviews 4
Moving into the former stomping grounds of the London Fields Pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall is a cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney. The venue caters for all tastes, accompanying its cocktails list…
Cocktail Lounge Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 42 200
Capacity standing 60 400
Min spend midweek * £100 -
Min spend weekend * £650 - £850 -
Cost * - -

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

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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…
Cirrus or Cumulus rooms Nimbus room Stratus or Alto rooms
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 20 20 30
Capacity standing 25 30 35
Min spend midweek * Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT
Min spend weekend * No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,500 + VAT
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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Coupette

5 user reviews 5
Chris Moore, formerly of Savoy's Beaufort Bar, is bringing an air of je ne sais quoi to Bethnal Green's resident French restaurant bar. The drinks, by head bartender Frank Dedieu, represent the best of…
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 48
Capacity standing 25 68
Min spend midweek * 1750 £4500
Min spend weekend * 1750 £4500
Cost * - -

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

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| blagclub | Kensington

42 user reviews 5
With 18 years of experience organising guest lists, private hires, corporate events, birthdays, engagement drinks, wedding receptions and all-round good times for Londoners, blagclub Kensington is where…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * From 1.5k
Min spend weekend * From 2k
Cost * -

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

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Forge

180 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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The White Swan

108 user reviews 5
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…
Private Dining Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 52 52
Capacity standing 70 150
Min spend midweek * £1.5k £7k
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £2k
Cost * - -

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

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Patch East

155 user reviews 4
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…
Patch East - Venue Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 125
Capacity standing 225
Min spend midweek * £1,000.00 - £5,000.00
Min spend weekend * £3,000.00
Cost * -

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

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The Barrel Project

9 user reviews 5
The Barrel Project is a joint tap room, 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…
The Barrel Project
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 2000
Cost * £500.00

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

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Stem + Glory London

144 user reviews 5
Stem + Glory London is aiming to give you a more gastronomic plant based experience, whilst still remaining accessible for everyone. Delicious tasting and beautiful looking breakfast, lunch and evening…
Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 56
Capacity standing 56
Min spend midweek * 2500
Min spend weekend * 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 Jugged Hare

31 user reviews 4
The Jugged Hare is a fantastic British gastro pub for a lunch, dinner or drinks in London. Situated next to the Barbican Centre on the corner of Chiswell Street and Silk Street in the City of London, the…
Josephine Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 125
Capacity standing 75 300
Min spend midweek * £1k £22k
Min spend weekend * £1.25k £18k
Cost * - -

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

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Sitting centre stage at the top of Monmouth Street in 7 Dials, Covent Garden, right in the heart of London’s Theatreland sits Balans Soho Society Café. Just a short stroll from Shaftesbury Ave and…
Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 0
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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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, not only does The Hydrant…
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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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 cafe and bar space
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 3000
Cost * £200.00

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

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Willy's Wine Bar

157 user reviews 4
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…
Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * From £1500
Min spend weekend * From £1500
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

324 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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Apples and Pears

322 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. Expect an…
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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Coin Laundry

87 user reviews 4
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…
Basement Bar Ground Floor
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 60 70
Capacity standing 80 150
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * 2500 -
Cost * - -

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

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The Elgin

169 user reviews 5
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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C&B Exchange Square

8 user reviews 3
This C&B wine bar is located just to the north of Liverpool Street Station in the beautiful oasis that is Exchange Square. Seen by many as a venue that really comes into its own in the summer months…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 250
Min spend midweek * £2k
Min spend weekend * £4k
Cost * -

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

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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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Inamo Covent Garden

250 user reviews 4
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…
Onyx Room - interactive Games Room 1st Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 68
Capacity standing 70 110
Min spend midweek * varies daily, please enquire N/A
Min spend weekend * - £40 per head
Cost * - -

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

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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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Simmons King's Cross

121 user reviews 4
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…
Function Room Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 29 67
Capacity standing 60 90
Min spend midweek * £500 £3'000
Min spend weekend * £2'500 £10'000
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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Memory Box is a late night destination venue in Croydon where everybody goes to celebrate a special occasion or just meet with your close ones to gossip and laugh. Enjoy 2-4-1 on cocktails, spirits &…
Full Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 80
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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