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 24th January 2023




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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Basement 144

Arsenal


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    0
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    100
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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The Princess Royal Notting Hill

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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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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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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Patch St. Paul's

St Pauls


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    150
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    350
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. The bar specialises in group bookings and happy hour with…
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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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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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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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Humble Grape Battersea

Battersea


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    80
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    110
Settled on bustling Battersea Rise in South London, elegant, industrial-inspired wine bar The Humble Grape is a happening hangout for wine lovers and those vino-curious amongst you. Boutique, brilliant…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth

East London


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    120
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    210
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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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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Shaws Booksellers

City of London


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    40
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    100
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 Black Dog

Vauxhall


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    0
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    0
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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Baranis

Embankment


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    0
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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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The Leopard Bar

Victoria


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    30
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    36
The Leopard Bar offers a new sophisticated private hire bar in London's Victoria. Located directly opposite Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews and featuring its own private entrance and facilities, The Leopard…
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Diogenes The Dog

South London


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    0
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    0
Diogenes the Dog is a counterculture Wine Bar + Bottle Shop, with a particular emphasis on up and coming wine regions and against the grain wine making styles. Hosting a small and dynamic list of wines…
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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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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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Humble Grape Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street


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    23
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    30
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…
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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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    60
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    0
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 George, Poplar

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 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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The Birds

Leyton


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    80
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    200
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 Signal - Hippo Inns

Forest Hill


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    40
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    100
The Signal wants to be a reflection of the needs of the local community. On any given day there is always a diverse mix of people to be found in The Signal, from mums with their babies to local musicians…
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The Shoreditch Terrace

Shoreditch


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    0
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    60
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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The Duke's Head Putney

Putney


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    80
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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 Otherist

Liverpool Street


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    0
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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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Lockhouse

Paddington


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    250
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    300
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…
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The Elgin - Maida Vale

West London


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    50
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    130
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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Elmo's Bar

Woodford


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    62
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    140
BURGERS AND COCKTAILS THAT ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD. Welcome to Elmo's, an independent bar, kitchen and venue in South Woodford, East London! Their kitchen has been taken over by the epic GNARLY BROWNSand…
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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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Coupette

Bethnal Green


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    48
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    68
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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Scarlett Green

Soho


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    80
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    120
The Daisy Green Collection have done it again with this awesome Soho spot! Scarlett Green a split level, all-day dining venue serves up Aussie coffee, bottomless brunch, healthy lunchtime salads and innovative…
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The Star by Hackney Downs

Hackney


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    50
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    80
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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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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The Betjeman Arms

Kings Cross


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    50
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    100

Cheer up, they say life begins at 40! You'll certainly have reason to be happy partying in the informal glamour of The Betjeman Arms, sipping champagne or cask ale and stuffing yourself with canapés. Depending on the size of your party, hire the light filled outside terrace, vintage styled dining room or quirky Poet's Corner and Artois Room. 

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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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The Drift

Liverpool Street


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    0
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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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The Crown

Bethnal Green


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    60
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    90

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 Whippet Inn

Kensal Rise


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    50
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    70
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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Smith's Cocktail Bar

Hammersmith


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    0
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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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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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Princess Victoria

Shepherd's Bush


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    125
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    180
Built in 1829, this historic public house was one of the original gin palaces in London. With over 100 different gins on offer and 40 craft beers and ales, Princess Victoria is a top place to drink inthe…
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The King of Ladies Man

Clapham


The King of Ladies Man is the sister venue to The Breakfast Club's Clapham site, situated on Battersea Rise in South London. The cocktail bar and lounge pad pays tribute to a 1970's bachelor pad and draws…
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Monmouth Kitchen

Covent Garden


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    12
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    60
A natural meeting place for locals and visitors alike, Monmouth Kitchen recreates the culinary delights of the Mediterranean and South America, showcasing a contemporary selection of Italian and Peruvian…
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Northcote Records

Battersea


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    0
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    180
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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Megaro Bar

Kings Cross


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    80
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    120
This cool basement bar is located underneath Hotel Megaro in Kings Cross. An unusual and trendy bar, everything is very well done, from the decor to the drinks to the bar snacks. The first room is called…
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Bond St. Tea Rooms

Central London


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    56
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    100
Blending contemporary details and classic wood-panelled interiors, Bond St. Tea Rooms sets itself apart with a twist on the traditional British afternoon tea. Begin your experience with a selection ofItalian…
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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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Venn St. Records

Clapham


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    0
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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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Sama Bankside

Southwark


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    100
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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 Southbank. Voted…
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The Broadcaster

West London


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    70
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    150
The Broadcaster is a brand-new contemporary pub and rooftop bar at the iconic Television Centre, White City. The Broadcaster’s striking steel and glass exterior contrasts with a warm, contemporary interior…
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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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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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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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The Gate

Brick Lane


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    60
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    80
The Lounge at The Gate is a new lounge bar and terrace just steps from Liverpool street station, Spitalfields and Brick Lane. Located on the fifth floor of an iconic 21 storey Flatiron-style luxury aparthotel…
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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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Swift Soho

Soho


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    0
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    0
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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The Grafton - Hippo Inns

Kentish Town


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    50
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    100
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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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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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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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 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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