Affordable Birthday Venue Hire In London

Are you looking for cheap birthday venues to hire in London that don't blow the budget? It just so happens that we've gathered up the best bars, pubs and clubs offering great value for money when it comes to private bookings. So, make this year's blowout bash a special one by taking a look at the places below - we're sure you'll find your ideal spot.

Nothing quite tickled your fancy? Have a look at our private hire in London guide for plenty more options.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 30th January 2024




The Cider House

East London


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Nestled in East London, The Cider House is a unique bar found under the arches of Wanstead Park Station. The venue has space for up to 120 revellers with the minimum spend being between £400 - £600; it really is a bargain.

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The Grafton, Kentish Town

Kentish Town


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Looking for cheap birthday party venues in London? A Kentish Town classic, The Grafton boasts numerous spaces for your shindig, depending on your group size, with elevated pub grub and terrific tipples to match.

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Fourpure Taproom

Bermondsey


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Bustling, stylish and sporting both a mezzanine and a treehouse tasting room, this is a lovely and affordable bar hire in London. Fourpure Taproom also showcases 43 types of freshly brewed beer to wet your whistles.

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The Ten Bells

Shoreditch


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A Spitalfields stalwart, this cosy boozer is great for small gatherings. The private lounge of The Ten Bells has a capacity of 25 with a minimum spend of only £300, so head on over to cheers with a refreshing pint to hand.

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The George, Poplar

East London


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The George Inn on the Isle of Dogs is a cheap party hire in London. It holds a cool clubroom and pretty conservatory that are ideal for celebrating your big day with a stunning lunch or dinner.

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Vintry

City of London


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For cheap venue hire in London, check out Vintry. This Monument haunt is a sought-after spot, thanks to its stylish private rooms and an impressive selection of wines that will provide the ultimate toast.

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Blues Kitchen Camden

Camden


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Blues Kitchen Camden's The Playroom is large enough for up to 70 guests. And the best part? It's got its own sound system, arcade games, foosball table, karaoke and even a private bar for those tasty tipples.

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The White Lion

North London


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Sometimes, all you want is to celebrate at your favourite place; the pub. Stroud Green's The White Lion is a cosy, contemporary watering hole that slings out craft beers and home-infused spirits in its many private spaces.

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Bar Social Battersea

Battersea


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Bar Social is a Cocktail Bar located in heart of Battersea. They've been offering award-winning cocktails since 2007.  Situated on Lavender Hill, Bar Social Battersea have special offers daily on cocktails…
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Belmeis

North London


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Searching for a venue to host your birthday party? Head over to Belmeis and enjoy signature cocktails based on the seven deadly sins, while snacking on delicious cheese boards and listening to music in the backdrop.

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Sun of Camberwell

South London


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Showcasing a lovely private room for hire in London, The Sun of Camberwell is a charming spot for your event. The Parlour fits 20 to 40 revellers, plus has access to the spacious beer garden.

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Baranis

Embankment


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In search of a venue hire for your birthday party in London? Over in Embankment, Baranis is offering private bookings of the whole bar, with bespoke and classic French quaffs to tip back too.

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The Star of Kings

Kings Cross


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Looking for small party venues in North London? Not only does The Star of Kings have a basement and green room available for private bookings, but also a killer karaoke room with space for up to 20.

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Ladybird Bar

Angel


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Ladybird Bar & Club is an icon of Islington nightlife. It's been nearly a 2 decades fix as one of the longest-standing late cocktail bars in Angel. Always a step ahead with their cocktail creations…
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Smiths of Smithfield

Farringdon


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Smiths of Smithfield is home to a load of beautiful rooms, including the restaurant, bar and outside terrace. It also offers a cheap birthday rooftop venue hire in London, with beaut cocktails to match.

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Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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Ballie Ballerson London Come get balls deep! With over a million balls, two ball pits, nostalgia-inducing cocktails, and the best mix of RnB, disco and house beats to party to, there truly isn…
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The Star by Hackney Downs

Hackney


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A wonderland of 90s interiors and retro furnishings, The Star by Hackney Downs is a cheap venue for hire in East London. And when the stomachs start to rumble, the Central American-inspired fare will be on the go.

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Ohana Bar

East London


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Birthday bash's don't have to blow the bank which and Ohana Bar is an affordable birthday venue that understands that. Hosting up to 150 party goers in the club room, hold a night to remember with entertainment and plenty of quirky or classical cocktails to suit your style.

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The Pembroke, Primrose Hill

Camden


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With a cosy interior and a pretty pub garden, The Pembroke in Primrose Hill is a winner for a casual gathering or chilled work event. With £9 cocktails and affordable pub classics, you can't go wrong at this venue.

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Be At One Putney

Putney


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Be At One Putney is the perfect venue for your work Christmas party, with a super friendly team on hand to cater to your every need through a range of packages. Dance all night while sipping some expertly made cocktails in this fun-filled bar.

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Old Street Records

Shoreditch


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The perfect birthday venue for music lovers, Old Street Records in Shoreditch hosts live performances to be enjoyed alongside creative cocktails and handmade pizzas. The themed interior is home to a rotating list of musicians, including jazz nights and DJ sets. 

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The Lounge at John Salt

Islington


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On the hunt for small party venues in London? The Lounge at John Salt's mezzanine, stage and front bar are all available to book. Plus cracking cocktails and scrumptious grub are also on the cards.

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All Bar One Houndsditch

City of London


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We're all after a bargain this Christmas, and we bet you've been searching for 'cheap small party venue hire near me' lately. All Bar One Houndsditch, or its sister sites in Leicester Square and Waterloo, offer affordable private rooms for both meals and drinks, with space for up to 100 guests. 

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The Whippet Inn

Kensal Rise


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The Whippet Inn is a Kensal Rise gastropub that has cosy interiors, a sprawling beer garden and top-notch menus. It also provides private hire of its whole venue, making it ideal for special occasions.

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Back to Mine

City of London


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Back To Mine is a buzzing East London bar located in the heart of the award-winning Exchange Square. It's perfect for hosting a party, be it a birthday or simply a social. The main bar area can cater for up to 80 guests and the venue has an array of food and drinks packages suitable for all tastes. Think cocktail pitchers and charcuterie platters. 

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The Little Orange Door

Clapham


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Searching for an affordable birthday venue for hire in Clapham? Look no further than The Little Orange Door. Not only does this venue offer 'The Ultimate Dinner Party' experience across a stunning private space, but there are also fun-packed games and personalised features.

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Brewhouse & Kitchen Highbury

Islington


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Brewhouse & Kitchen Highbury is a favourite among beer buffs, as it fronts 50 different craft creations, alongside wines, gins and the like. Choose the tramshed, brewery lower area or snug for a big blowout.

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Viaduct Tavern

City of London


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Traditional meets quirky at this popular pub in the City. Viaduct is one of the best birthday venues for adults, with the whole space available for hire. Book for relaxed, sit-down meals and upbeat drinks.

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Substation Brixton

Brixton


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If you've got a birthday coming up and looking to host a mega bash, but don't want it to cost you an arm and a leg, then book out Substation Brixton. It's an epic climbing centre with 100 different climbing walls, a cafe with drinks and so much more.

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The Brookmill

South London


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Book out The Brookmill's The Hopper Room, where you can bring up to 80 pals to mark your big day. And of course, there's plenty to drink, with craft beers, delicious ales and wicked wines stocked to the brim.

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The Refinery New Street Square

Holborn


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The Refinery New Street Square accommodates groups of all sizes, with a mezzanine available to hire for small gatherings, or a large space fitting up to 250 people. The bar boasts beautiful interiors and a vast all-day menu, alongside adventurous cocktails. 

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Four Quarters Peckham

Peckham


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An affordable venue for hire in London, Four Quarters Peckham's cool basement bar is fabulous for edgy soirées. You can even bring your own DJ and live music acts, plus there are tasty pizzas up for grabs.

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The Star of Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green


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A fun and friendly boozer in East London, The Star of Bethnal Green is a great shout for birthday bashes. From the slick interiors of dark wood and retro furnishings to the DJ sets and karaoke, it's a bit of a belter.

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Burlock

Marylebone


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Burlock offers a number of private hire spaces, many of which won't break the bank. Whichever you choose, you'll be treated to vintage Havana-inspired interiors alongside delicious rum cocktails and Caribbean cuisine.

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Dial Arch

South London


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Possesing a load of different spaces for a range of party sizes, Dial Arch is a South London haunt that's great for private functions. The Montgomery, Wellington and Pantry rooms are all available for bookings.

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Little Fable

St Pauls


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A trendy escape from the busy streets of St Pauls, Little Fable is the ultimate spot for fun-filled shindigs. Crack open a bottle with pals and celebrate another year around the sun at this snazzy haunt.

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The Long Lane

Farringdon


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A classic little neighbourhood cocktail bar and booze emporium which offers friendly, professional service of house cocktails, craft draft beers, extensive back bar spirits and an expertly curated wine…
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Lanterna

Hackney


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Home to a beaut mezzanine area, Lanterna is a gorge spot for your festivities. Not only can you chow down on tasty grub with scrummy pints to complement, but also enjoy picturesque views of the canal.

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Flight Club Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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If you're looking for unique birthday venues in London, Fight Club Shoreditch is always a winner. Your guests will love the extensive cocktail menu (alcoholic slushies anyone?), as well as the popular pizza paddles and sharing plates, perfect for a casual party vibe. 

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Map Maison

Hackney


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Cool, quirky and promising an epic lineup of cocktails, Map Maison is one of the most unique birthday venues in London. It's also pretty darn affordable to book out the whole bar, so you can celebrate in style.

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Big Chill Brick Lane

Shoreditch


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Over at Shoreditch hangout Big Chill, there are a whole load of places to book at affordable rates, from the sofas and lounge to the entire venue. And top it off, there's bargain food and drinks to match.

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Kix Bar + Kitchen

Dulwich


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Dulwich's best-kept secret... Drawing inspiration from street-food corners across the globe, Kix offers a sharing plates menu merging the laid-back ambience of roadside stalls with the sophisticationof…
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Bounce, Farringdon

Holborn


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With neon-splattered walls and lots of ping pong tables for endless fun, Bounce is a no-brainer when it comes to celebratory gatherings. As for refreshments? Think lip-smacking pizzas, cocktails and draught beers.

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Slammers Bar

London Bridge


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Cheap venues for your London birthday party are topped off by Slammers Bar, an underground destination that's themed around a prison. Expect to be sipping on cocktails made by mixologists behind security screens, all across a space packed with patrolling guards, phones and more.

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The Three Compasses

Dalston


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If you love traditional East End boozers and burgers that are to die for, you'll want to host your next event at The Three Compasses Dalston. They have an amazing range of local craft beers and DJs on the weekend, bringing a party vibe to this classic pub.

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The Defector's Weld

Shepherd's Bush


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One of Shepherd's Bush's most-loved pubs, The Defector's Weld is a fabulous choice for a party. It fronts two semi-private rooms, as well as a massive range of liquid libations and moreish British cuisine.

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The Fable

Holborn


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Toting a cool and contemporary look, The Fable's stunning mezzanine is perfect for birthday celebrations. While you sit amidst the pretty floral features, toast with a glass of bubbles and some tasty nibbles.

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The Elgin - Maida Vale

West London


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The Elgin is an affordable bar for hire in London, boasting magical interiors and two floors available for bookings. Pop along with your party for a wild knees-up or lovely sit-down meal.

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The Rose Pub and Kitchen

Lewisham


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A New Cross Staple, this traditional pub totes a range of cool spaces, from an upstairs private room to the heated beer garden and restaurant area. Whatever vibe you're going for this year, it has got you sorted.

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Exhibit

Balham


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Enjoy a big ol' birthday blowout without denting your bank balance by heading over to Balham's The Exhibit. A free venue hire in London, it's available for only a small minimum spend from your guests.

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The Leopard Bar

Victoria


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The Leopard Bar is ideal for your swanky birthday bash, as the stunning private space is serving up canapes, cocktails and live music throughout your party. Plus, there's 200 whiskies and 30 Champagnes to choose between as well.

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Hydrant

City of London


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Toting a fabulous range of private spaces available for booking, from the whole venue to a 12-person room, The Hydrant is a top affordable birthday venue hire in London - with tailor-made packages to boot.

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The Half Moon

Putney


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If you're in need of a birthday venue hire in London, check out The Half Moon Putney. This well-established venue serves pub classics and a vast drinks menu, often accompanied by live music or comedy. 

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The Windmill Clapham

Clapham


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The Windmill is an affordable birthday venue hire in London. Not only does it have a sprawling outdoor area, but also gorgeous interiors and a fantastic selection of eats to keep you fuelled through - all at great prices.

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Ochre

Central London


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Pairing chic interiors with £35 set menus in their private dining room, Ochre is a great choice for an affordable, intimate and outstanding birthday celebration. Plus, the restaurant here comes recommended by the Michelin Guide.

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