Best 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 edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 10th April 2024




The Fable

Holborn


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The Fable is the perfect venue for a magical Christmas party. With the concept of this bar deriving from the theme of 'enchanting fairy tales' and all that's charmingly mystic, this bar promises to tap into the Christmas spirit like no other. Even better, with The Fable being conveniently nestled between Chancery Lane and St. Paul's station, it's a venue that's super easy for everyone to get to too! Book now for a captivating Christmas party with delectable cocktails and scrummy Christmas food!

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Basement Sate

Soho


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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.  

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Exhibit

Balham


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    600

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 Christmas party ideas in London.

 

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Bounce, Farringdon

Holborn


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Bounce Farringdon in London is a Ping Pong bar based at the site where Ping Pong was first trademarked. This fantastically fun venue marries table tennis with trend inspired cocktails and a delicious and…
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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


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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?

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Barrio - Bars In London

If you're looking for a Latino lair of South American sass with a feel-good music, tasty treats and cheeky cocktails aplenty, then wiggle on down to Barrio Angel this Christmas. Hire out this party palace for a private bash filled with dancefloor boogies and much more. Or, check out the other pads in Brixton and Soho.

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Patch St. Paul's

St Pauls


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Situated within a stone's throw of St. Paul's and richly experienced at hosting private parties, Patch St. Paul's is a striking location for a festive soiree. Comfortably adept at hosting chic canapé receptions, slap-up Christmas dinners and late night discos, Patch St. Paul's offers a personal event manager to ensure every aspect of the party process runs smoothly.

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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Shoreditch


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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.

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Floripa

Shoreditch


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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.

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Bounce, Old Street

Shoreditch


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Bounce is where the fun happens. Grab your gang, whack some balls and enjoy craft cocktails, freshly made pizzas and top tunes under one lively roof. Bringing Ping Pong to Old St, Shoreditch, a social…
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Apples and Pears

Brick Lane


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Celebrate Christmas in style at the quirky and stylish retreat that is Apples and Pears. This two floor venue off Brick Lane is buzzing with a fantastic variety of late night music and entertainment guaranteed to transform an intimate drinks get together into a full on party scene. Guests can soak up Apples and Pears' eclectic vibe while tucking into delicious cocktails and a special Christmas canapes menu. Maximum number of guests allowed is 130 and Christmas prices depend on size of party. 

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Devonshire Terrace

Liverpool Street


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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!

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Trapeze

East London


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At the very beating heart of Shoreditch, Trapeze is hella slick and barrels of fun. This good lookin' East London bar opened earlier in 2014, and has already garnered it's fair share of hype: sup on spectacular cocktail blends in a private booth, and hire out the bar area or downstairs club for your Christmas party in London.

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London Sky Bar (Atmosphere Venues)

Victoria


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Standing tall and proud atop Victoria's Millbank Tower, London Sky Bar 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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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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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 Refinery, Bankside

Waterloo


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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. 

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The Hat and Tun

City of London


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The Hat & Tun are lying on a festive spread of titanic proportions this Christmas time, you really shouldn't miss it. Tuck into your free range Lincolnshire turkey or slow braised Cumbrian ox cheek from the comfort of your own private space, with no hire fee, a late licence and plenty of room for a DJ to do their thing.

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Gun

Canary Wharf


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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. 

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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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The Jugged Hare is a city-based restaurant and bar that forms part of the Grade II listed Whitbread Brewery. Expect a tasty seasonal spread with charming service at one of our favourite Christmas party venues in the City of London.

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Salvador and Amanda Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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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!

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Inamo Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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With two sizeable private spaces available to rent, this modern Covent Garden restaurant is perfect for an office Christmas party or large family get together. 

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Rake’s Café Bar

Liverpool Street


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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.

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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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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.

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Forge, London

Central London


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Forge is the perfect City escape for professionals who like to party. Located on Cornhill just moments from Bank, this is a bold venue that brings lively drinking, dining and dancing to the city. A striking…
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The Lord Wargrave

Marylebone


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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. 

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The Skylark Café

Wandsworth


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Looking for a Summer lunch or event venue? we cater for both big or small get-togethers... Located in the heart of beautiful Wandsworth Common, The Skylark Café is surrounded by 170 acres of beautiful…
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Belushi's and The Dugout London Bridge

London Bridge


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Belushi’s and The Dugout London Bridge is a short walk from London Bridge & Borough tube stations. This open plan and spacious bar set across two levels have an American feel with a Rock & Roll…
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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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Sway, Holborn

Covent Garden


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Recently refurbished this stunning venue combines a restaurant, bar, club and conference space all in one. Located within a stone's throw of Covent Garden and Holborn, the newly refurbished Sway is the…
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Scarlett Green

Soho


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If you're looking for something that feels fresh, fun and contemporary this festive season, Soho haunt Scarlett Green is a sure win. Expect a soundtrack of funky tunes, pop art-lined walls and plenty of Aussie hospitality to carry you through. 

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The Union Bar Regents Place

Central London


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The Union Regents Place, close to Regents Park and Marylebone, brings a fresh drinking destination to this part of London. The Union has an open layout vibe, plenty of seating with booths and large tables…
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Laki Kane

Islington


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If your idea of corporate Christmas party venues London includes tiki cocktails, tasty food and a lively atmosphere in Islington, then you've come to the right place. Book your spot at Laki Kane for an event that will go down as the stuff of office party legends.

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The Last Talisman

Bermondsey


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A magical force of the Last Talisman has come to Bermondsey Street, bringing good fortune in the form of drinks and delicious small plates alongside a sizzling Asian grill and a dog friendly bar. Escape…
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Rail House Victoria

Victoria


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One of the most talked about venues in the Nova Victoria restaurant quarter, Rail House Cafe is a booming 330 cover space with an eating and dining space downstairs, a plush upstairs bar, a private dining…
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Ember Yard

West End


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Ember Yard is a restaurant and bar in the centre of Soho bringing its guests an extensive range of Spanish and Italian-inspired cuisine. The focus of the slick interior is the state-of-the-art charcoal…
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Golden Bee

Shoreditch


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Golden Bee, open since June 2012, is a stunning late-night cocktail bar, club, and roof terrace perfect for any celebration. We are located in the buzz of Shoreditch so you can enjoy a view over East London…
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The Star by Hackney Downs

Hackney


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

Kings Cross


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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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The Star In Shoreditch

East London


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Street food, craft beer and incredible cocktails await any who venture towards The Star. Multiple screens both inside and out on our covered terrace make us top of the league when it comes to sports bars…
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The Leyton Star

Leyton


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Following in the footsteps of Star by Hackney Downs and Star of Bethnal Green, the latest offering from The Electric Star group does not disappoint, as they have restored the pub into a relaxing yet traditional…
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The Star of Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green


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The Star of Bethnal Green is a friendly local pub with a range of exciting entertainment to enjoy. The Star is like a house-turned-pub space of dark woods, retro lampshades and lots of socialising. Home…
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The Heathcote and Star

Leyton


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The Heathcote and Star joins the Electric Star Group to light the way for a loyal Leytonstone community that wants great food, drink, entertainment, and above all, character. What are they offering? A…
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Lord Napier & Star

Hackney


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Recently re-opened after a closure of over 20 years, Lord Napier & Star is now one of the best-looking pubs in London with a unique street graffiti art exterior which you won't want to miss. This venue…
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30 Euston Square

Central London


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Make sure this year's Christmas celebrations go out with a bang by booking out Mina's. This stunning spot boasts space for up to 230 guests, plus has a range of exciting packages up for grabs, from three-course dinners an canapes to all-inclusive packages and DJs.

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Pergola on The Wharf

Canary Wharf


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Wander through the idyllic gardens above Crossrail Place and you will stumble upon Pergola On the Wharf, a beautiful bar and restaurant serving quality food and drink in picturesque surroundings.  During…
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Percy's

Kensington


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Welcome to Percy’s, the home of tight moves and loose morals in Kensington. Open Friday and Saturday from 9pm until late, Percy's is a late night bar and club with a reputation for a lively dance floor…
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Lost in Brixton

Brixton


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Set on a once a forgotten rooftop, Lost In Brixton is home to two bars, a stunning terrace and a one of a kind party atmosphere. Taking its design cues from the city of Santiago de Cuba on the vibrant…
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Pergola Paddington

Paddington


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    850
After six and a half years of making unforgettable memories with millions of wonderful guests, our time at Pergola Paddington is coming to an end and we will be closing our doors permanently on the 20th…
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Mina's

Knightsbridge


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Nab the private dining room at Knightsbridge restaurant Mina's this Christmas and you'll get gorgeous interiors complete with a Mediterranean menu to match. From espresso martinis and dessert to the signature Chillipiñia, there's plenty of delish cocktails to accompany as well.

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The Admiral Hardy

Greenwich


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Head to Greenwich this season, and your private party will be pretty epic. From finger food to festive platters and delish buffets, you and your party can work your way through Christmas eats while slinging back a glass of Champagne or mulled wine.

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Oystercatcher

Greenwich


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For a private party, check out the ever-so-stylish Oystercatcher for two to three-course set menus, buffets and finger food You'll get to scarf down the likes of sea bream, oak smoked salmon, sticky toffee pudding and much more.

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Blame Gloria Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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Gloria always threw the wildest parties. She had the best legs in Soho. Some say she dated Hendrix. She taught Bowie how to do his make-up. She bought an old Chinese restaurant in Covent Garden. When…
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Nikki's

Shoreditch


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For those of you searching for something a little different, Nikki's is among our top choices for unique Christmas party venues in London

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Tonight Josephine Clapham

Clapham


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Tonight Josephine on Clapham High Street is the ultimate party haven, with feathered pink ceilings, sassy interiors, and unrivalled late-night vibes.  Glitzy booths and Instagram-worthy neons are a staple…
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The Cocktail Club Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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Searching for the perfect place to host your Christmas party? The Cocktail Club in Shoreditch and other cracking locations are sure to be a real crowd-pleaser. Settle into comfy chairs with throwbacks playing in the background and a kooky cocktail menu to tuck into.

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Disrepute

Soho


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Open everyday from 4pm with an exclusive Aperitivo Hour from 4-6pm every Sunday-Thursday Taking the place of Sixties haunt, ‘The Pinstripe Club’, and inspired by its colourful history of scandal and…
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