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 28th June 2022




The Grafton - Hippo Inns

Kentish Town


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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…
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Gun

Canary Wharf


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    130
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    500
A Grade II listed early 19th century building, steeped in history, The Gun is located on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of the Docklands. The Gun takes its name from the cannon, fired to celebrate…
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The Princess Royal

Notting Hill


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    20
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    30
The Princess Royal, which has been recently refurbished, boasts a beautiful pub, restaurant, two private dining rooms, 4 hotel rooms plus ample outdoor space. This Notting Hill gem focuses on seasonal…
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The Ten Bells

Shoreditch


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    45
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    60
Smack-bang in the middle of Spitalfields lies the institution that is The Ten Bells. Alive with history this bustling, stripped back candle lit boozer still serves as a social hub for an ever changingcommunity…
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The Perception at W London

Leicester Square


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    68
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    100
What lies behind the shimmering veil? Sneak inside and be prepared to be mesmerized. W London introduces a disruptive scene that amplifies the true persona and invites you to be yourself or…lose yourself…
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Century

Leicester Square


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    50
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    150
Opening our doors in 2001, The Century Club encompasses the perfect place to work, rest and play in the heart of Soho, London. Discreetly hidden behind our modest front door on Shaftesbury Avenue, andaptly…
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The Vestry

Farringdon


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    55
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    80
Previously a vestry within St. Sepulchre’s Parish, The Vestry is a new wave wine bar concept a stone’s throw from Smithfield Market. A wine selection steeped in provenance paired with seasonal plates…
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Little Nan's Cocktail Parties

East London


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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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County Arms

Wandsworth


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    75
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    120
The County Arms is brimming with charm and a twist of contemporary style, with roaring fires, chesterfield sofas, classical features throughout and a community spirit at its heart.  Their venue has fantastic…
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Humble Grape Islington

Islington


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    30
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    40
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…
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Chotto Matte

West End


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    160
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    250
Internationally acclaimed power-house Chotto Matte serves up high quality Nikkei cuisine; described as the marriage of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine, showcasing stunning signature dishes devised and crafted…
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Baranis

Embankment


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    120
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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Barge East

Hackney


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    100
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    150
Developed by Head Chef, Stefano Camplone with sustainability at its core, Barge East offers a variety of set menus and Sunday roasts using readily available seasonal produce and ingredients from Barge…
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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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    80
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    80
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 Star by Hackney Downs

Hackney


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Perched on the edge of Hackney Downs, this Star is a playground of 90s interiors with shabby-chic furnishings, retro lampshades and old school stools and tables. Rough 'n' ready characterises this laid…
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Cigalon

Central London


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    68
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Cigalon is open Tuesday to Friday Lunch and Dinner.  Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the ground floor and in the basement…
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Shaws Booksellers

City of London


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    40
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    100
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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The Stables Cafe at Orleans House


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    60
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    60
Orleans House Gallery is located along the beautiful Twickenham Riverside, a truly unique and inspiring historical place hosting regular art and cultural exhibitions, activities and private events. The…
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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    100
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    200
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 White Horse

Liverpool Street


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    70
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    180
The White Horse is located in Exchange Square, just a stone's throw away from Liverpool Street Station.  The White Horse prides itself on its homely yet chic decor, whilst serving fresh British pub food…
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The Lion & Unicorn

Camden


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The Lion and Unicorn is a welcoming London pub, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Kentish Town High Road. Renowned for their wonderful food offering, this North London local is the go-to pub for…
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Northcote Records

Battersea


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Northcote Records is situated on Northcote Road in the heart of Battersea. Just a stone's throw from Clapham Junction station, this fun-time party live music bar comes from the same people behind thelegendary…
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Aspen and Meursault

Battersea


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    30
Aspen & Meursault seeks to demystify the world of intervention wines. Front the creators of the award-winning wine bar Diogenes the Dog, their newest opening in Battersea challenges preconceptions…
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The Fentiman Arms

Vauxhall


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    40
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    80
The Fentiman Arms is a gorgeous pub, with a simply fantastic Refectory Room, just a short stroll from the Oval and Vauxhall tubes. With its own bar, large windows, comfy furniture and kitsch inspireddecor…
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No 11 Pimlico Road

Chelsea


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    90
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    200
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 George - Hippo Inns

East London


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    30
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    50
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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The Rabbit Hole Kentish Town

Kentish Town


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    45
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    70
The Rabbit Hole is a gem in the heart of Kentish Town. A warm and inviting restaurant with a lively bar, they offer modern European cuisine  and  an impressive array of show stopping cocktails and carefully…
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The Princess of Wales

North London


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    150
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    350
The Princess of Wales Pub in Primrose Hill is 150 years old but after a recent renovation it's boasting the best of two worlds. With a strong history of British traditions this warm and welcoming Gastro…
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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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Humble Grape Fleet Street

City of London


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    220
With a range of 30 wines by the glass, 400+ biodynamic, natural & sustainable bottles to drink in or take away, and an incredible menu of seasonal British food designed to compliment the wines we offer…
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The Selkirk

Tooting


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    40
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    75
The Selkirk is a Tooting pub set in a beautiful Victorian building with tonnes of character where the mantra is simple - good food and drink.  Dishing out cosy comfort by the bucket load, The Selkirk…
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Masonic Temple @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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    44
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    60

Hidden behind a secret wooden door is the imposing Grade I listed Masonic Temple, one of the original masonic rooms within five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street dating back to 1912.

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Scoff & Banter Oxford Street

Central London


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    56
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    100
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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Kindred

Hammersmith


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    80
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    150
Kindred is a top-notch venue space in London, meetings to corporate events, weddings to private dining, from huge parties to small gatherings. Their recent refurbishment makes Kindred the perfect place…
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The Drift

Liverpool Street


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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…
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Homeboy Islington

Islington


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    70
Top 4 Best New International Cocktail Bar - Spirited Awards 2019 No.11 - Top 50 Cocktail Bars UK 2019 Best Cocktail Bar North London - DesignMyNight 2019 The first bar from the Irish duo Aaron Wall…
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Core Bar, London

City of London


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A stylish venue that excels in industrial chic and sweet sophistication, Core is a charming venue for private hire in the City of London and totally suited to 40th birthday parties and events. The downstairs bar and club area are available for private hire, or if your numbers are larger, consider hiring the venue in its entirety over the weekend. 

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Venn St. Records

Clapham


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    180
Located in the heart of Clapham Common, Venn Street Records is a vinyl-clad, music-loving drinking den that has become one of the most popular haunts in the area. Sister venue to the legendary Old St.Records…
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Martello Hall

Hackney


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    200
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    400
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…
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The Den at St Martins Lane

Central London


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    60
Located just off of the lobby at St Martins Lane London, The Den is the perfect place to relax after a busy day in central London. Complete with wood-panelled walls, warm hues, comfortable seating and…
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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


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    80
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    150
Beaufort House’s home-from-home atmosphere is everything you could possibly want from a private members club. Spread across four floors, each bar has its own atmosphere to suit your mood. There’s the…
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All Bar One Waterloo

Waterloo


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    250
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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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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    75
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…
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The Barrel Project

Bermondsey


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    100
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    50
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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Fitzrovia


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    40
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    60
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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Serata Hall

Shoreditch


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    250
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    440
Serata Hall is located in the busy neighborhood of Old Street; an all-day, late-night venue from the masterminds behind popular bars Martello Hall in Hackney, Canova Hall and Cattivo in Brixton. Serata…
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Eve

Covent Garden


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    45
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    70
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…
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Balthazar

Covent Garden


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    60
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    80
Situated in the heart of Theatreland, just off the Covent Garden plaza, Balthazar is perfect for both pre and post theatre dining. They offer a range of French inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch anddinner…
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Chameleon

Marylebone


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    320
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    450
As chameleons have the ability to change colour the concept for Chameleon restaurant is curated to be a multi experiential and unique venue. At the foot of the Grade I listed iconic building of One Marylebone…
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The Waterfront

Clapham


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The Waterfront in Wandsworth is a relaxing bar and gastro pub that offers river views and a homely atmosphere. On the edge of Battersea, The Waterfront is a perfect London bar for weekend escapes, lazy…
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The Star of Kings

Kings Cross


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    75
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    100
London’s King’s Cross has a rich heritage of music and entertainment. Minus the pretensions of the West End, King’s Cross has always been a can’t-fail destination for a good night out and The Star…
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Lizard Lounge Cocktails & Kitchen

Woodford


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    100
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    100
Lizard Lounge is a cocktail bar and kitchen in the heart of South Woodford, East London. Comprising of two great bars, bespoke cocktails are their thing. This ensures that with every drink on their cocktail…
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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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    48
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    80

With floor to ceiling windows overlooking Liverpool Street, the Andaz Studio is a fully self-contained loft-style space presenting the perfect room for breakfast, lunches or interactive evenings.

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The Phene

West London


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    44
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    75
The Phene is a clubhouse-style venue, housing a traditional saloon bar, a conservatory restaurant and two private rooms upstairs. The Phene bar has a considered wine list, an impressive selection of beers…
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The Hoxton, Holborn

Holborn


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    50
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    200
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…
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The Orange Tree Richmond

Richmond


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Located just a short stroll from Richmond station and next to West London's famous Orange Tree Theatre you'll find a drinker's delight and a home from home for all of you rugby fans out there in The Orange…
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Hush Mayfair

Mayfair


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    66
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    100

Celebrate your special day with an extra special trip to this central London spot. Boasting a brasserie with a classic European menu, as well as a slinky bar whipping up innovative cocktails and a courtyard for those balmy evenings, Hush can cater to any occasion.

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