40th Birthday Venue Hire

If you're planning a 40th birthday party, fret not - as help is at hand. From venues providing sit down dinners to spaces perfect for all-night-dancing, London comes well equipped with plenty of options for the big night. Let us do the hard work - whether it's a small intimate affair or a full blown party, we've compiled a list of the best options for 40th Birthday Venue Hire in London to suit any taste and requirements. 

Last updated on 12th November 2019




Smith's Cocktail Bar

86 user reviews 4
Step underground into Smith’s Cocktail Bar where forgotten classics like the Mary Pickford, Monkey Gland and White Lady are inked across the curated menu. Smith's seasonally cycles through a daring range…
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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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Shaker&Company

83 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
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No.17 Dickens Yard

246 user reviews 4
Renowned group Darwin & Wallace have opened their seventh venue, this time turning their attention to West London. Located a stone's throw from Ealing Broadway tube station, No. 17 Dickens Yard isa…
Upstairs @ No.17 Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 60 200
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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Lockhouse

128 user reviews 4
Overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Paddington Basin, Lockhouse is a melting pot of uber-modern style with urban, vintage charm, offering an iconic and unique backdrop. Serving an authentic mix of classic…
LOCKHOUSE (Whole Venue) Mezzanine Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 250 60 80
Capacity standing 300 75 100
Min spend midweek * starting from £6500 starting from £800 from £800
Min spend weekend * starting from £2000 starting from £1000 from £1000
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Shaws Booksellers

1 user review 3
It's not just the name of the pub that attracts intrigued City Pub goers - customers are often fascinated by the little touches that make this place unique - things like the Star Wars figures on the blackboard…
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Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * N/A
Min spend weekend * £1.8k
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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 * - -
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The Pearson Room

4 user reviews 4
In the heart of Canada Square, hidden away from the busy city life, you can find The Pearson Room. A casual, yet sophisticated restaurant and cocktail bar with beautiful views looking out over the Wharf…
Exclusive Venue Hire Salon Wine Cellar
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 170 24 0
Capacity standing 350 60 15
Min spend midweek * £7-12k £350 £250
Min spend weekend * £8-12k N/A N/A
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The Refinery CityPoint

219 user reviews 4
The Refinery CityPoint is an expansive and open-plan wine bar conveniently located in the heart of the city, around the corner from Moorgate station. With its chic interiors and statement furniture, The…
Whole Venue Hire Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 100 0
Capacity standing 250 0
Min spend midweek * £6K plus 10% service charge -
Min spend weekend * Not available for weekend hire. N/A
Cost * - -

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Humble Grape Islington

62 user reviews 5
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Islington is an emerald-tiled bar known as Humble Grape. Similar to their sister sites in Liverpool Street, Fleet Street and Battersea, the Islington branch…
Semi Private Dining Room Conference Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 30 0
Capacity standing 40 40 70
Min spend midweek * From £1500 - £5000
Min spend weekend * - - £5000
Cost * - - -

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This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations. Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining…
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The Gobpsy

2 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
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Vagabond Northcote Road

2 user reviews 5
SW11: everyone calls it Clapham but the locals know it as Battersea. Northcote Road’s charms are manifold: a family-friendly village by day, and a lively food and drink scene by night. Adding to that…
Whole Venue Private Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 60 40
Capacity standing 80 50
Min spend midweek * £1500+ £2000+
Min spend weekend * £1500+ £1500+
Cost * - -

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The Brewers Inn

154 user reviews 4
A prime Spot in central Wandsworth for drinks, dinner and a good old pub night.  The main bar is lit with large windows making a bright airy atmosphere with an open fire for the colder months. With a…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a Modern All-day Brasserie and Bar in Clerkenwell. With varied eating and drinking spaces, welcoming service and all-day flexibility, Bourne & Hollingsworth…
Venue Hire Below & Hidden The Bottle Room
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0 12
Capacity standing 210 45 0
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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Ask For Janice

281 user reviews 5

Ask For Janice is a stellar choice for a birthday party if you're celebrating in Farringdon. With space for up to 100, the venue is renowned for its wide range of gins and craft beers, and serves anything from finger foods to fully fledged feasts made up of locally produced fare.

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Well Street Pizza

18 user reviews 4
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…
Basement Bar
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * From £500
Min spend weekend * From £500
Cost * -

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Aquavit

6 user reviews 5
Aquavit London is located in the new development St James Market, fast becoming a foodie haven in the West End nestled behind Piccadilly Circus. This eye catching venue featuring an expansive restaurant…
Stockholm Room Copenhagen Room Exclusive Hire
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 63 15 120
Capacity standing 100 30 250
Min spend midweek * £3000 £1,500 -
Min spend weekend * £2,000 £1,000 -
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The Jugged Hare

34 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 * - -

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The Lion and Unicorn is a cosy, friendly, traditional corner pub, hidden away off the busy Kentish Town High Road. A great selection of premium wines and spirits are accompanied on the bar with lagersfrom…
Front Garden
Type of space Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 20
Capacity standing 50
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Seek refuge from the bustle of Oxford Street in this homely West End boozer. Tucked away from the masses on Wells Street, The Adam & Eve comes stocked to the brink with real ales, hearty English fare…
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Martello Hall

288 user reviews 4
Moving into a classic East-End pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall has transformed the old victorian building into a decadent and louche cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney over three floors.  Martello…
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 -
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The Whippet Inn

148 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
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Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 30
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Welcome to Shoreditch Townhouse. Situated on a quiet street, this Edwardian townhouse is one of the City’s hidden gems, standing on the same site since 1911. Whether being greeted with a cup of adventure…
Basement Ground Floor Mr Stendhals
Type of space Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 0 0 0
Min spend midweek * £1-1.5k £1-1.5k £1-1.5k
Min spend weekend * £1.5-3.5k £1.5-3.5k £1.5-3.5k
Cost * - - -
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Swift

678 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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Kitty Hawk

1035 user reviews 4
Step out of the city life and into Kitty Hawk; an all day space designed for laid back drinks and dining. Open from early morning until late at night with multiple spaces to suit everything from a coffee…
Upstairs
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 250
Capacity standing 140
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * from £5000
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The Junction Tavern

45 user reviews 4
Located a few minutes walk from either Kentish Town or Tufnell Park station, The Junction Tavern is a pub with a little something for everyone. Dog friendly with a wonderful atmosphere, they have a great…
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The Driver

287 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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Black Sheep: South Bank

3 user reviews 4
Black Sheep Southbank is one of the latest additions to the Black Sheep family and an absolute must visit when you’re in the area. Surrounded by the city sky-scrapers, Black Sheep Southbank definitely…
Whole Venue Hire Semi - private hire
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 30
Capacity standing 120 70
Min spend midweek * - £10 per person (Non trading hours: extra hour £250)
Min spend weekend * - -
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Located just off Bishopsgate, next door to Liverpool Street Station, the latest venue from the Humble Grape family is the perfect for a few post-work drinks or a spot of dinner. Alongside serving up 30…
Private Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 23
Capacity standing 30
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After opening seven restaurants across India, and one in Dubai, experimental Indian restaurant brand Farzi Café has brought its intriguing dishes to London. Renowned for its thoroughly modern take on…
Ground Floor Basement Entire Venue
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 70 130
Capacity standing 120 150 270
Min spend midweek * £5,000.00 £5,000.00 -
Min spend weekend * £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 -
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Avoid the snore bore of the same old birthday drinks and cash in on Little Nan's whimsical travelling cocktail emporium. Bringing the party straight to your door you can enjoy an Afternoon High Tea & Cocktails session with some vintage charm, antique serve ware and even some of Nan's home made goodies to the tune of cakes, infused Gins and jams. Yummy or what? 

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Capacity seated 0
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Sister to acclaimed power-house Chotto Matte, Black Roe occupies a private pocket of Mayfair, offering very best in modern Asian cuisine, taking influence from a modern Asian pantry, expect a perfectly…
The Rambutan Room The Main Dining Room
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 18 60
Capacity standing 0 80
Min spend midweek * 1500 4000
Min spend weekend * 2000 10,000
Cost * - -

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The Old Ship Hammersmith

65 user reviews 4
Set in the stunning area of Hammersmith/Chiswick, overlooking the river Thames, The Old Ship is the place to go for a drink & food with a view. There is an extensive outdoor seating area next to the…
The Drawing Room Conservatory
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 46 24
Capacity standing 65 30
Min spend midweek * £1000 minimum spend with 12.5% service charge £1000 minimum spend with 12.5% service charge
Min spend weekend * £1500 minimum spend with 12.5% service charge £1500 minimum spend with 12.5% service charge
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The Duke of Sussex is a reflection of the needs of their local community. Their food is simple and harks back to the days when the British Pub first came. It is inspired by the Alehouses & Taverns…
The Chichester Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 25
Capacity standing 60
Min spend midweek * -
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Northcote Records

186 user reviews 5
Northcote Records is situated on Northcote Road in the heart of Battersea and Clapham. Just a stones throw from Clapham Junction, this extremely exciting fun-time-party bar comes from the same people behind…
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 180
Min spend midweek * 2500
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Cigalon

3 user reviews 5
Cigalon is open Monday to Friday from 12.00pm to 2:15pm and from 5:45pm to 9.45pm.   Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the…
Whole Venue Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 64 8
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * £3,000 £300
Min spend weekend * £3,000 -
Cost * - -

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Eve

363 user reviews 4
Be transported away from the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden downstairs into our dark and seductive den, where discerning drinkers can enjoy an array of innovative cocktails. Brought to you by chef…
The Cellar Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 15 45
Capacity standing 25 70
Min spend midweek * £25 per person £1,500
Min spend weekend * £25 per person £3,000
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The Drift

515 user reviews 4
The Drift is located at the foot of the Salesforce (Heron) Tower; a quirky sanctuary in the heart of The City. From restaurateurs Drake & Morgan, the people behind City favourites The Folly andThe…
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
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Royal Oak

75 user reviews 5
The Royal Oak is a family-friendly, refurbished Victorian pub and kitchen in the heart of Harlesden. Open 7 days a week, the Oak is a charming and comfortable space for dinner and drinks, made up of a…
The Oak Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * From £2500
Min spend weekend * From £2500
Cost * -

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Portobello Star

46 user reviews 5
Portobello Star is an historic bar in Portobello Road, open since 1740 it has served drinks to the likes of royals, beggars, scarlet ladies, drunkards, intellectuals, popular musicians of the day, andnow…
The Apartment Whole Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 50 150
Min spend midweek * From £0 From £500
Min spend weekend * From £150 From £2000
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The Hoxton, Holborn opened its doors on High Holborn in 2014, offering a place for people to sleep, eat, work and play. Its ground-floor events space, The Apartment, features six individually designed…
The Apartment Living Room The Library & Drawing Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 42 26
Capacity standing 200 150 40
Min spend midweek * from £4,500 from £1,500 from £1,000
Min spend weekend * from £3,500 from £1,500 from £800
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The Grafton - Hippo Inns

158 user reviews 5
The Grafton is the jewel in the Kentish Town crown and everyone is welcome.  The downstairs bar’s beautiful Victorian features were carefully restored in 2012 incorporating some contemporary touches…
Upstairs at the Grafton
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 80
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