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. 

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Last updated on 15th May 2024




M Restaurant Threadneedle Street

City of London


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This stunning, multifaceted venue in the heart of the City, houses a 130-cover GRILL restaurant, 130-cover private members lounge, a destination cocktail bar, a wine-tasting room and a secret den, in…
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Laki Kane

Islington


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Throw a tiki-themed bash to remember at Islington's Lake Kane. This tropical cocktail bar has everything you need for a wild celebration or a low-key dinner with a twist. Whether you're there for the tasty Thai platters and Cuban coladas or looking to go all-out with giant sharing drinks served in treasure chests and a DJ-let dance party, this spot can definitely deliver. 

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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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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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An all-day British brasserie located on Level 36 at Sky Garden, Darwin is the perfect spot for indulging in delicious food and taking in the incredible views over the city. Experience the beautiful surrounding…
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The Princess Royal Notting Hill

Notting Hill


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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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Shaws Booksellers

City of London


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A great pub near St Paul's Cathedral, the oddly named Shaws Booksellers combines the understated charm of a trusted local with a thriving City Centre location.  Expect freshly prepared, seasonal pub food…
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The Grafton, Kentish Town

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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Coupette

Bethnal Green


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Inspired by France, but proudly London, Coupette offers high quality, great value drinks that are expertly made and simply served. Coupette was established in June 2017 as a creative outlet for a huge…
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The Fable

Holborn


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Nestled conveniently between Chancery Lane and St. Paul's stations is The Fable, a quite extraordinary restaurant and bar that draws inspiration from all things mystic and magical. Inspired by enchanting…
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The Den at St Martins Lane

Central London


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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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Kanishka

Mayfair


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Promising some of the best Indian eats, Kanishka is a fabulous shout for your birthday celebration. Book in up to 29 of your closest friends and get ready for scrumptious fare - think everything from scallops and fragrant korma to butter chicken and much more.

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Vagabond Northcote Road

Clapham


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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…
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Juno Rooms

City of London


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    150
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Located in the heart of the square mile, Juno Rooms offers a new premium offering without the premium price tag. During the daytime, expect to see Juno Rooms buzzing with client meetings in their private…
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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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The Jugged Hare is a fantastic British gastro pub for 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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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


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    100
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    130
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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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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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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The Birds

Leyton


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    80
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    100
A homage to Leytonstone’s most famous son, Alfred Hitchcock, The Birds is a proper boozer, done right. A casual place to hang out in the city, The Birds is home to the best beers, cool music, and loads…
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The Shoreditch Terrace

Shoreditch


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Overview: Trendy East London Rooftop Terrace with an urban style that complements the surrounding area Accommodates up to 60 guests This View From The Rooftop space can be customised with furnishings…
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Map Maison

Hackney


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    60
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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Sama Bankside

Waterloo


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    350
For a great night out look no further than SAMA Bankside, we're a Late Night Bar, Restaurant, Party Venue, Beer Pong and Corporate Event Space in Southwark by Blackfriars Bridge on the south side of the…
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The Duke's Head Putney

Putney


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    120
Sitting at the start of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, a grand Victorian grade II listed building with four venues under one roof - this is the best way to describe the Duke's Head on…
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The Folly

City of London


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Escape to the Folly & relax in this botanically inspired haven from the Drake & Morgan Collection. Wander through our garden lounge & flower shop or dine at the chef’s table. A sanctuaryof…
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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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 Copper Quay

King's Cross


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Celebrate your 40th birthday in style with The Copper Quay, the ultimate canal boat hire experience. Choose your picturesque route from Kings Cross through Angel or Camden, bring your own supplies, and enjoy a two-hour cruise with tons of entertainment and a fully stocked bar onboard. It's the perfect experience to make your special day more memorable than ever.

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The Hoxton, Holborn

Holborn


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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…
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Shoreditch Townhouse

Shoreditch


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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…
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The Broadcaster

West London


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    120
The Broadcaster is a contemporary pub, dining room and rooftop bar located next to the iconic Television Centre, White City. Guests will enjoy an elevated take on British classics and pub favourites, served…
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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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Gun

Canary Wharf


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The Gun is a stunning riverside gastropub in Docklands, London. The pub is a Grade II-listed building that dates back to the early 18th century and took its current name from the cannon which was…
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Humble Grape Islington

Islington


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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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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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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 Whippet Inn

Kensal Rise


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Nestled in the heart of Kensal Green, The Whippet Inn is a gastropub that exudes fantastic vibes and serves exquisite food, complemented by a carefully curated selection of craft…
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The Selkirk

Tooting


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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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The Old Ship Hammersmith

Chiswick


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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…
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The Princess of Wales

North London


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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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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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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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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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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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    400
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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Barge East

Hackney


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    120
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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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


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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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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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The Crown

Bethnal Green


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Make your birthday a seriously jaunty affair by hiring out The Crown. Cheery and quirky, it's sure to put a big old grin on everyone's faces. There is a selection of moreish canapés available for more of a soiree vibe, or book The Paper Room and dig into a feast! For summer birthdays, enjoy the sunshine on the stunning outside terrace. 

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The Brewery

City of London


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    450
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    900
Priding themselves on memorable events and spaces alike, The Brewery is one of the most flexible event spaces in the city. Located in the heart of London, just shy of Silicon Roundabout at Old Street,The…
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Smith's Cocktail Bar

Hammersmith


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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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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 Cider House

East London


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When it comes to venues in East London for birthdays, The Cider House is a great shout. Available for private hire, this joint has everything you could need for a stellar bash. Think £7 cocktails, an outdoor space and even a stage.

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The Guard House

South London


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    150
A charming and friendly pub. Found in the heart of old is a previous army barracks Young's have transformed this rustic space into a modern, chic gastropub, with the new addition of the elegant glasshouse…
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The Otherist

Liverpool Street


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    220
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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Century

Leicester Square


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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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Basement 144

Arsenal


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Basement 144, a hire venue and lounge in the heart of Holloway. Hosting corporate and private events or 20+ private dining? Make sure to have them with Basement 144. Their team work closely with you to…
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Harry's Bar & Brasserie

City of London


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Harry's Bar in the City of London is one of the best for after works drinks. Every night, the bar is full of trendy, urban workers loosening their ties to enjoy their evening sipping cocktails and enjoying…
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No 11 Pimlico Road

Chelsea


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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 Refinery CityPoint

City of London


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    300
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…
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The Ten Bells

Shoreditch


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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 Phene

West London


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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 Leopard Room

Victoria


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    20
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    40
Set in the heart of London Victoria, just opposite Buckingham Palace's Royal Mews, The Leopard Room caters exclusively for private hire events. The sophisticated venue boasts a private entrance and facilities…
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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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Sun of Camberwell

South London


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Located on Coldharbour Lane, a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Camberwell Green and Loughborough Junction, The Sun of Camberwell is a charming local’s local at the heart of the Camberwell community…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth

Central London


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Welcome to B&H Buildings Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a multi-faceted clubhouse in Clerkenwell, just off Exmouth Market, featuring a restaurant, greenhouse, cocktail bar, cookery school…
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The Duke of Sussex, Waterloo

Waterloo


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    50
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…
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The Perception at W London

Leicester Square


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    100
Take in trailblazing interiors, bar-raising cocktails, indulgent dining experiences and local sounds and events programming of The Perception - all overlooking the streets of Soho. Sneak inside and beprepared…
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