Private Christmas Party Venues

Looking to find the best semi-private and private venues in London for hosting one epic Christmas event? We've got together an extensive list of some of London's best spots, from dazzling ballrooms, and festive boat rides to cosy pub rooms and decadent restaurants, so you can make sure your guests enjoy every moment of the evening.

Last updated on 4th November 2019




Gun

70 user reviews 4

A cracking pub offering first-hand views of the iconic O2 Arena, The Gun features an 80-cover dining room, a main bar area and two elegant private dining rooms. There's plenty of room to mingle - the venue can host up to 300 guests - and the fabulous (and fully heated) riverside terrace adds another huge plus point. 

River Room Cabin Room Red Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 16 22 20
Capacity standing 0 30 30
Min spend midweek * From £650 From £650 From £500
Min spend weekend * From £650 From £650 From £500
Cost * - - -
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Alfred Le Roy

4 user reviews 5
Cocktails & Cruises... The Alfred Le Roy is a cocktail bar onboard a canal barge, with comfy seating table booths, subtle lighting and eclectic music tracks. You can indulge on board as the ever changing…
Cruising boat venue hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 48
Capacity standing 48
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Kanaloa

149 user reviews 4
Kanaloa London is a quirky, tiki-inspired bar in the heart of London with beaches and treetops! The bar area of Kanaloa consists of a long black bamboo bar front, surrounded by carved wooden pillars and…
Beach Lounge Club
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 45 100 70
Capacity standing 60 200 120
Min spend midweek * £250 £1k £1K
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £10k From £5K
Cost * - - -
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Patch East

175 user reviews 4

Whether you're looking for exclusive hire, a chic champagne reception, formal dining or a late night disco, Patch East ticks all the boxes. Renowned as one of the capital's premier private hire venues, this slick City venue has a dedicated team of party planners on hand to take the stress out of your Christmas party by ensuring every requirement is satisfied.

Patch East - Venue Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 125
Capacity standing 225
Min spend midweek * £1,000.00 - £5,000.00
Min spend weekend * £3,000.00
Cost * -

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Still searching for a swanky private dining spot? Located in the heart of the City of London, the Andaz Studio at five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street is the perfect option for any special event. Guests can choose menu options from any of the hotel's private dining kitchen.

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Belushi’s and The Dugout London Bridge is a short walk from London Bridge & Borough tube stations. Newly refurbished - this open plan and spacious bar set across two levels has an American feel with…
Dugout Cave Jagermeister Dugout Cave Jack Daniels Dugout Cave Heineken
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 10 10 10
Capacity standing 10 10 10
Min spend midweek * £200+ £200+ £200+
Min spend weekend * £500+ £500+ £500+
Cost * - - -
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Forge

220 user reviews 4
Forge is there for those who like to work hard and play harder. Situated on Cornhill just moments from Bank, this is a bold venue that brings some sophisticated drinking, dining and dancing to the city…
Forge Whole Basement Whole Upstairs (Main Bar & Restaurant)
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 350 220 150
Capacity standing 850 500 300
Min spend midweek * £15,000 £6,000 £6,000
Min spend weekend * £3,500 £4,000 £2,000
Cost * - - -
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Cinnamon Bazaar

8 user reviews 5
Cinnamon Bazaar is the latest restaurant & cocktail bar from Vivek Singh's range of Cinnamon restaurants, situated in London’s Covent Garden. They are a dining concept that mixes real Indian heritage…
Khari Baoli Cinnamon Bazaar
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 60
Capacity standing 30 90
Min spend midweek * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Min spend weekend * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Palm Beach Lounge

4 user reviews 3

Make your Christmas party something special at one of Mayfair's most exclusive lounge bars. Head over to the Palm Beach Casino where their luxe bar area offers an excellent private hire package, including cocktail receptions, bottle service and tasty range of bar bites. 

The Lounge Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * from £1000
Min spend weekend * from £4500
Cost * -

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The Lord Wargrave

119 user reviews 5

Located just off Edgware Road, this gorgeous Victorian boozer is there for all your party needs, with infamous roast dinners and a US-BBQ menu that's sure to be delicious, along with an impressive selection of cask ale, whiskey and keg beer to wash it down with. 

Entire Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * From £3000
Min spend weekend * From £3000
Cost * -

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The Clapham North

157 user reviews 4

Looking for a cosy bar with industrial leanings for your private Christmas party? Look no further than Clapham North; a south London gem with exposed brick walls, booth seating and twinkling fairy lights. They have a number of Christmas packages available, ranging from tasty dinners to light lunches, finger food to drinks-only festive affairs. 

The Treehouse
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * 500
Min spend weekend * 1750
Cost * -

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Looking for a Christmas party venue in London that's sure to impress? Then why not organise a bash at Carnivale, one of the most unique event experiences around. Expect sit-down dining, a roster of bars, bubbling entertainment, quirky interiors and most importantly, that festival inspired theme. 

Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Sway

335 user reviews 4
Recently refurbished this stunning venue combines a restaurant, bar, club and conference space all in one. Located within a stones throw of Covent Garden and Holborn, the newly refurbished Sway is theperfect…
Whole Venue Bar & Kitchen Whole Basement
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Basement Space
Capacity seated 200 200 0
Capacity standing 920 350 780
Min spend midweek * £7,000 £5,000 £3,000
Min spend weekend * £50,000 £8,000 £30,000
Cost * - - -
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A versatile spot for private hire in the City of London, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms delivers five charming areas for your party pleasure. They can cater for groups of 10 to 120 (350 standing), and serve up a spectacular spread of festive offerings. Elegant and modern, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms are a charming choice of private hire venue in London. 

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The Driver

285 user reviews 5

A boutique venue that is as elegant as it is personal, there's top gastropub cuisine and great drinks on offer at The Driver. Looking to turn that festive feast into something livelier? The venue offers DJs and a dancefloor for once the plates have been cleared too.

1st Floor Bar 2nd Floor Saloon 3rd Floor Penthouse
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 55 50 30
Capacity standing 100 100 80
Min spend midweek * from £500 from £500 from £500
Min spend weekend * £2500 £1750 - £2000 £1750 - £2000
Cost * - - -
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The White Swan

119 user reviews 5
The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of a ground floor main room, an intimate mezzanine and a first floor dining room, this…
Private Dining Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 52 52
Capacity standing 70 150
Min spend midweek * £1.5k £7k
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £2k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Exhibit

503 user reviews 4

Hold your Christmas party at this prized South London venue and you'll be dealing with a richly experienced events team. Whether you're set on a private bar with its own dance floor or a delicious sit-down festive feast, The Exhibit's flexible packages can adapt to suit your plans. The perfect place to host a party in Balham for between 10 and 120 people, situated within a minute's walk of the underground station.

The Gallery The Studio The Cinema
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 60 36 28
Capacity standing 120 60 35
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -
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Perfect if you're looking for a quirky and stylish private Christmas party venue or space, Rake's Café Bar at five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street offers impressive capacity and gorgeous surrounds, ideal for a special festive event.

The Front Room The Parlour No. 3
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 20 44 8
Capacity standing 110 60 10
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -

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Jamies Tudor Street

113 user reviews 4

Find your fill of festive cheer this jolly ol' season and mosey on over to ever-popular Jamie Oliver's in Embankment. Party prepped thanks to Jamie's little helpers, this swish saloon will be awash with nibbles and nosh themed in all things Christmassy. Enjoy a private function either at the upstairs bar or basement lounge, take advantage of the drink packages and wide range of tasty tipples on offer as you dance on down and welcome in this merry month.

Upstairs Bar Whole Venue Downstairs Bar Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 30 95 60
Capacity standing 50 150 100
Min spend midweek * from £50 from £1000 £500
Min spend weekend * from £1000 from £1000 £1000
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Victorian Bath House

80 user reviews 4
By appointment only... Purveyors of taste, decadence and old world grandeur, the Victorian Bath House is a jewel in the heart of Bishopsgate. A bespoke events space and cocktail bar housed in a GradeII…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 90
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Tucked away in the throngs of Shoreditch, Looking Glass Cocktail Club is a dapper den where mystery and mixology reign supreme. A sumptuous cocktail orientated haunt for any Christmas party in the city, Looking Glass Cocktail Club will serve all of your festive whims - oh, and their cocktail menu is a mastery of flavours you'll just die for.

Front Lounge Secret Bar Whole Venue
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 100 150 250
Min spend midweek * - £1000 £2000
Min spend weekend * 3000 £4500 £6000
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Altitude 360°

16 user reviews 5

Standing tall and proud atop Victoria's Millbank Tower, Altitude 360 is an incredible choice for a private hire venue in London. You and your guests can look upon the iconic London skyline, as you tuck into gourmet canapes, a three course Christmas menu and savour some of the finest cocktails in town. 

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The Refinery, Bankside

456 user reviews 4

If it's sleek sophistication that you're after, The Refinery is the top dog. Nestled within the Blue Fin building just a stones throw from Waterloo station, The Refinery serves fresh dishes, innovative cocktails and fine wines in a bright and airy space. Head down there, and there will be no question as to why this is one of our favourite spots for private hire in London. 

Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen

240 user reviews 4

If Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen can promise "laughs and smiles even on a Monday", imagine the buoyant scenes at Christmas time. This one's perfect for an informal gathering, with patrons feasting on delicious food and drinks from all corners of the globe served by a positively vibrant team.

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 210
Min spend midweek * £2k
Min spend weekend * £8k
Cost * -

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Barrio Angel

60 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a Latino lair of South American sass with a fiesta of feel-good music, tasty treats and cheeky cocktails aplenty then wiggle on down to Barrio Angel for your festive activities this Christmas. Hire out this party palace for a private bash filled with dancefloor boogies and much much more. Check out the other Barrio pads in Shoreditch and Soho or more feverish frolics!

Full Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 175
Min spend midweek * £1K - £3K
Min spend weekend * £15k
Cost * -

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Bounce, Old Street

861 user reviews 5
The folks behind the massively popular Bounce in Farringdon, bring their playful Ping Pong concept to Shoreditch. Taking over an underground space in Old Street, these guys are out to replicate the successes…
Full Venue Hire Private Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 600 150
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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You might want to unbuckle that belt one notch, because there's an almighty feast with your name all over it at One Canada Square this Christmas. Eat, drink and be merry with their three course meal including a welcome glass of prosecco, coffee or tea and special festive petit fours for £45 per person.

Venue Hire The Mezzanine Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 100 30 60
Capacity standing 250 70 100
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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The Groucho Club

2 user reviews 5
The Groucho Club is a private members club open to men and women formed in 1985. From a dinner for two people to whole club hire for 350 people, The Groucho Club is an exceptional destination and can…
The Soho Bar The Gennaro Room The Mary-Lou Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 60 30
Capacity standing 150 100 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Bar&Co

8 user reviews 5

The ultimate private party experience, right on the Thames. Hire out this boat-turn-bar and spend your Christmas party lapping up the twinkling views of London's skyline whilst floating on the river. With a licence until 3am and free reign to pimp out the ship however your fancy for your party (think visuals, music, booze, whatever the weather), Bar&Co will be a festive frolic like no other.

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * £1k
Min spend weekend * £2k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Bounce, Farringdon

1112 user reviews 5
Bounce Farringdon in London is a Ping Pong restaurant and bar concept based at the site where Ping Pong was first trademarked. This fantastically fun restaurant bar marries table tennis with trend inspired…
Private Room Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 200
Capacity standing 120 350
Min spend midweek * £2k On Request
Min spend weekend * £5k On Request
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Floripa

102 user reviews 3

A fun blend of Brazilian beach bar and London cool, Floripa is a party bar in Shoreditch that will bring something a little different to your Christmas event or party. With the Amazon Room, and its capacity of 300 people, you can kick back in style and enjoy Christmas at one of London's best bars. With buffet and dinner options available, Floripa has Christmas covered this year.

The Chapel Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 22 180
Capacity standing 60 300
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Beaufort House Chelsea

89 user reviews 4

Broadway House is the ideal place to host your Christmas party this year, with a whole range of private hire spaces to make your event exclusive and magical. Choose between three amazing spots; The Members Bar & Restaurant can hold dinner parties for up to 100 guests, their private dining room makes for a wonderfully unique Christmas dinner spot, and the Champagne Bar can provide a decadent party for between 50 and 100 guests. With all this on offer, why go anywhere else?

Private Dining Room Club Room Penthouse Champagne Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 30 80 50
Capacity standing 50 150 100
Min spend midweek * £1,500 £4,000 £2,000
Min spend weekend * £2,000 £10,000 £5,000
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Salvador & Amanda

1066 user reviews 4

Here's one for those not content with your standard meat and gravy this Christmas. Fend off those winter chills with a Christmas feast laden with Spanish influences, before dancing off that dinner straight away as the party gets up ahead of steam and continues deep into the evening. Covent Garden doesn't suit? Check out their Bloomsbury venue instead!

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 270
Min spend midweek * From £2.5k
Min spend weekend * £15 - 20k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Martello Hall

285 user reviews 4
Moving into a classic East-End pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall has transformed the old victorian building into a decadent and louche cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney over three floors.  Martello…
Cocktail Lounge Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 42 200
Capacity standing 60 400
Min spend midweek * £100 -
Min spend weekend * £650 - £850 -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Devonshire Terrace

303 user reviews 4

Nestled between Liverpool Street and Aldgate stations, this is another Corney & Barrow pub that is utterly open minded when it comes to Christmas parties and events. With a number of packages available, as well as a number of bespoke options, Devonsire Terrace will cater to the wants and needs of any group - so book now!

Venue Upper/Lower Terrace Exclusive Individual Rooms
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space Private Room
Capacity seated 180 0 20
Capacity standing 450 120 30
Min spend midweek * Price on application Upper Terrace -Range from £2,000 to £4,000. /Lower Terrace– Range from £2,500 to £6,000. Range from £500 to 1,250
Min spend weekend * Price on application N/A N/A
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Pop Brixton

8 user reviews 5
Pop Brixton is a temporary project that has turned disused land into a creative space for local, independent businesses. Home to over 50 startups across street food, restaurants, bars, retail boutiques…
Pop Box The Greeenhouse The Greenhouse Table
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 90 60 50
Capacity standing 200 175 28
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Serata Hall

164 user reviews 4
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…
Gallery Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 250
Capacity standing 80 440
Min spend midweek * £0 -
Min spend weekend * £500 -
Cost * - -

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The Jugged Hare

34 user reviews 4

The Jugged Hare is a city-based restaurant and bar that forms part of the Grade II listed Whitbread Brewery. The venue has curated a spectacular Christmas menu, with meat lovers chowing down on Roast Crown Yorkshire Partridge and Roast Haunch of wild Suffolk Roe Deer.

Josephine Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 125
Capacity standing 75 300
Min spend midweek * £1k £22k
Min spend weekend * £1.25k £18k
Cost * - -

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Basement Sate

287 user reviews 4

It's a known fact that Christmas was invented so that you can drink as much booze and eat as much dessert as humanly possible without having to feel bad for it. So during that glorious window of time, you have to head to Basement Sate, a venue that seamlessly combines the two. It's the best gift you could ever ask for.  

Full Venue Hire Bar Area
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 110 40
Min spend midweek * £2000 -
Min spend weekend * £5500 -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Roxy

34 user reviews 3

The ultimate in private Christmas party venues, The Roxy's reputation certainly precedes it. This mecca for late night partying and affordable drinks is sure to entertain your guests. 

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Barrio Shoreditch

211 user reviews 4

Sitting pretty at the very heart of buzzing East London, Barrio Shoreditch is always a top choice for a cheeky disco. Their interior boasts a selection of quirky furnishings, whilst their cocktail menu is second to none. Party in a spot favoured by a good looking crowd of East London pleasure seekers this Christmas.

Full Venue Uptown Bar Timber Yard
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 50 35
Capacity standing 360 100 65
Min spend midweek * £6k - £20k £1k - £3.5k £1K
Min spend weekend * £30k £8k £3.5K
Cost * - - -
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