The Best Engagement Party Venues in London

Looking for an engagement party venue to hire in London? Not only is a massive congratulations in order, you're certainly in the right city; there are countless venues throughout the capital that are ready and waiting to throw a celebration tailored perfectly to your requirements. We've toured the town in search of the very best places, and come up with this list of recommended engagement venue hire choices in London. Whether big or small, catering or DIY, you'll find all the best venues for the ultimate pre-party right here.

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Libreria

Brick Lane


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Liberia is London's most innovative and iconic new bookshop and cultural venue situated just off Brick Lane in the heart of the East End. The area has a rich multi-cultural heritage - Huguenot, Jewish…
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May Fair Bar

Mayfair


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An icon comes to Mayfair - discover the transformation of the May Fair bar. The bar has been transformed with signature cocktails and signature plates, perfect for any party. Earlier on in the day, it…
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Balfour St Bart's

City of London


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Located just a short walk from Farringdon, Barbican and St. Paul's tube stations, Balfour St Bart’s is a grand 120 seat restaurant, bar and private hire event space.  St Bart's is independent &family…
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28-50 By Night

Marylebone


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Make that engagement party one to remember at 28-50 By Night in Marylebone. This oh-so-chic jazz venue is home to dimly-lit interiors alongside a fabulous range of private spaces to share those special moments. Hungry? They have a crackin' European-inspired menu for that.

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Unwined in Waterloo

Waterloo


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The team behind Unwined in Tooting have headed towards the river with their second site, Unwined in Waterloo. Expect the same quirky themes, chilled out atmosphere and of course a delectable selection…
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Jones & Sons

Dalston


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A trendy restaurant bar in Dalston, Jones & Sons is located in an old Victorian textile factory; an understated space where everything is in the details. A lot of effort went into designing this venue…
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Map Maison

Hackney


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Welcome to MAP Maison - a cocktail lover’s paradise that also serves up a very special Tapas Style Afternoon Tea, Cocktail & Spirit Masterclasses, Take-Away Bottled Cocktails and Gift Vouchers.?Established…
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Monmouth Kitchen

Covent Garden


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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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Leicester Square Kitchen

Leicester Square


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As alive and vibrant as its central London neighbourhood, Leicester Square Kitchen showcases an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates. Balancing heat and rich spices with…
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The Hollywood Arms

Chelsea


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  Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant with a beautiful interior, serving premium drinks and fresh British food. A classy gastropub with elegant flamingo…
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Martello Hall

Hackney


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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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The Montague on the Gardens Beach Bar

Holborn


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The Montague Beach Bar will be open for group bookings from 17th of May - 15th of September 2023. Please make an enquiry online now. Please note: The Beach Bar is no longer taking reservations for individual…
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The Vestry

Farringdon


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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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Viaduct Tavern

City of London


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The Viaduct Tavern is a proper good pub found in the heart of the City near St. Pauls.  Anyone wanting a side of history with their burger and beer will be excited by the prospect of visiting a sitewith…
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The Leopard Bar

Victoria


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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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Rake’s Café Bar

Liverpool Street


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Located just a stone’s throw away from Liverpool Street station and on the gateway to Shoreditch, Rake’s Café Bar invites guests to escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan London and taste coffee…
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Bond St. Tea Rooms

Central London


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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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Spiritland Festival Hall

Southbank


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Take your events to the next level in one of London’s most elegant party spaces. Known for their elegant approach to food, drink and music, Spiritland has made a name for itself at their flagship site…
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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


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WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
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The Dixon Hotel

Southwark


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The Dixon hotel, and a hotel with a story to tell. The Dixon hotel is a grade II listed building and formerly the Tower Bridge Magistrates Court, constructed by architect John Dixon Butler in 1905. Atthe…
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Century

Leicester Square


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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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Fitzrovia


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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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Prince Philip House

Central London


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Situated in a historic, Grade I listed building overlooking The Mall, St James's Park and found a short stroll from Trafalgar Square, Prince Philip House is a dashing venue at 3 Carlton House Terrace…
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The View From The Shard

London Bridge


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Welcome to The View from The Shard, the premium visitor attraction located at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building, The Shard. A unique venue for London, The View from The Shard is a perfect…
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Vinoteca Farringdon

Farringdon


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Back in 2005, Vinoteca in Farringdon opened to London wine lovers and is hailed as one of the best wine bars in London. Taking inspiration from wine bars in Southern Europe, Vinoteca offers an eclectic…
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Jin Bo Law

City of London


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The newest rooftop bar in the City of London. Elevate to the 14th floor of Hotel Saint in Aldgate and experience the breathtaking views of London's most iconic skyline. Explore the rooftop terrace and…
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The Shoreditch Terrace

Shoreditch


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

Holborn


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

Liverpool Street


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Timmy Green, situated in Nova (Victoria's newest upscale development), is a casual coffee and brunch spot by day that effortlessly transforms into a buzzing evening bar and restaurant by night; serving…
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The Prince Albert

Battersea


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Just across from the beautiful Battersea Park and one minute from the river, the prominent Prince Albert is a stylish pub with a cosy interior and a great garden for summer sipping or winter snuggles.The…
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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station, and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London. Smith's delivers a delectable selection…
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Eaton Square Cocktail Bar

Victoria


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A stylish and contemporary restaurant and bar in the heart of Belgravia, Eaton Square Bar pairs delicious French and Modern European cuisine with handcrafted seasonal cocktails to create the ultimate luxury…
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Kindred

Hammersmith


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Kindred is a top-notch venue space in London, meetings to corporate events, weddings to private dining, from huge parties to small gatherings. Their recent refurbishment makes Kindred the perfect place…
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Prince of Peckham

Peckham


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Prince of Peckham is a pub for south London, by south London. The new spot is a community pub for everyone in the area, with a downstairs bar and pub, and an amazing event space. On the top floor there…
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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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Balans serves all day classics & modern comfort food, alongside a stellar cocktail and drinks list. A fabulously easy place to have a good time since it first opened in 1987 on Old Compton Street.Balans…
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May Fair Kitchen

Mayfair


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Welcome to May Fair Kitchen, a Japanese izakaya and Italian restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. As the flagship restaurant of the award-winning Kitchens brand, it is the perfect place to enjoy lunch, dinner…
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Patch East

City of London


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Shoreditch style cocktail bar with outlandish and flamboyant design, bespoke cocktails, eclectic food fare and most importantly the most fun staff anywhere in London. Patch East boasts several uniqueareas…
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Swift Soho

Soho


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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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Humble Grape Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street


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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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Opium

Soho


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Before you can contemplate trying the incredible cocktails and delicious food, you've got to locate Opium. A secret bar if ever there was one; find the nondescript jade green door and head up the longdark…
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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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

City of London


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

Mayfair


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Here, things are done a little differently. From artisanal ingredients to intriguing processes, the cocktails are hand crafted and hand delivered with you in mind. Whether you're in search of a perfectly…
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Coupette

Bethnal Green


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

City of London


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

City of London


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The Lampery is an all-day dining, food & drink hotspot providing good, honest cooking in the heart of historic London. The contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar is located within the Apex City of…
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Sama Bankside

Southwark


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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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Masonic Temple @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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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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The Britannia

Kensington


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The Britannia is tucked away just off Kensington's busy High Street at No. 1 Allen Street and has been looking after their guests since 1834. Proudly sitting on the old Britannia Brewery site, the pubis…
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Smith's Cocktail Bar

Hammersmith


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Step underground into Smith’s Cocktail Bar where forgotten classics like the Mary Pickford, Monkey Gland and White Lady are inked across the curated menu. Smith's seasonally cycles through a daring range…
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Lockhouse

Paddington


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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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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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Eve

Covent Garden


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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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Vinoteca King's Cross

Kings Cross


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Industrial space, light and welcoming with tables outside, serving food all day. Vinoteca is all about setting you up with top quality produce in a chilled setting. Vinoteca King's Cross is stocked full…
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Grand Connaught Rooms

Holborn


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    550
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    1500
An iconic event venue in Covent Garden The magnificent Grace II* listed De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms can be found on Great Queen Street, that connects Covent Garden with Holborn in the West End of London…
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations. Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining…
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Rockwell

Central London


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Darwin meets Dali in British Restaurant & Lounge, Rockwell. A destination that indulges the escapist in all of us, transporting guests from the mayhem of central London to a sanctuary of the surreal…
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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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The Soda Room

City of London


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Head downstairs at The Botanist and dance the night away at Soda Room. The club and cocktail lounge will be mixing up cocktails and tunes, Monday –Friday from 5pm to late and will play host to a range…
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The Leman Street Tavern

East London


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Welcome to East London’s most charming hidden gem on the edge of the city and only a short walk from London's creative and quirky hub - Shoreditch.  With Aldgate East station just a stone's throw away…
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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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    48
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With floor to ceiling windows overlooking Liverpool Street, the Andaz Studio is a fully self-contained loft-style space presenting the perfect room for interactive parties.

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The Postal Museum

Central London


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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail offer truly extraordinary venue spaces, perfect for private hire parties, special occasions, and intimate receptions. The venue is highly adaptable and can accommodatea…
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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Shoreditch


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Looking Glass Cocktail Club is the perfect place for discerning drinkers and those looking to let their hair down in the heart of Shoreditch. Looking Glass Cocktail Club boasts two bars, one in Le Boudoir…
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The Otherist

Liverpool Street


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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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Cigalon

Central London


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Cigalon is open Tuesday to Friday Lunch and Dinner.  Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the ground floor and in the basement…
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Slug and Lettuce Aldgate

City of London


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    245
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    550
The newest addition to the popular Slug and Lettuce brand, Slug and Lettuce Minories is perfectly situated within a relaxed saunter of Aldgate and Tower Hill stations in the heart of the city.   The…
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The Trafalgar Arms

Tooting


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The Trafalgar Arms is a gastronomic wonderland of a pub just a 5 minute walk from Tooting Broadway tube station and St George’s Hospital. Grandly proportioned but warm and welcoming, their seasonalmenu…
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Ochre

Central London


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From private dining for a more intimate affair to full hire of the whole restaurant, Ochre has all your needs covered for any kind of engagement party. Plus, this location in the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square is sure to stun with chic interiors and Michelin-quality food. 

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The Dickens Inn

City of London


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    500
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The Dickens Inn pub in London has a long and intriguing history intertwined with Charles Dickens and East London heritage. First the wooden warehouse building thought to have housed tea since late 1700s…
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