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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Last updated on 18th September 2019




The View From The Shard

5 user reviews 4
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…
The View Exclusive Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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GOAT

712 user reviews 5
GOAT is comprised of three parts; the restaurant, the DRINK bar, and the Chelsea Prayer Room. The restaurant is located on the ground floor and is open from 12pm until 11pm with no break in service. The…
DRINK Bar Chelsea Prayer Room
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70 25
Capacity standing 130 45
Min spend midweek * Approximately £1,500 Approximately £1,000
Min spend weekend * Approximately £4,500 Approximately £3,350
Cost * - -

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

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Cigalon

3 user reviews 5
Cigalon is open Monday to Friday from 12.00pm to 2:15pm and from 5:45pm to 9.45pm.   Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the…
Whole Venue Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 64 8
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * £3,000 £300
Min spend weekend * £3,000 -
Cost * - -

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The Yorkshire Grey

52 user reviews 4
The Yorkshire Grey has stood proudly on the corner of Grays Inn Road and Theobald's Road since 1676. You’ll find us 200 metres from Chancery Lane underground station, and it’s only a bit further to…
Function Room Daytime Meeting Room Main Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 45 100
Capacity standing 80 80 120
Min spend midweek * £300-£600 £200-£300 £2000-£6000
Min spend weekend * £750 £200-£300 £1000
Cost * - - -

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Leicester Square Kitchen

25 user reviews 4
Leicester Square Kitchen brings small Peruvian and Mexican sharing plates to the West End. Leicester Square Kitchen deviates from its sister venues May Fair Kitchen and Monmouth Kitchen by offering amenu…
Private Dining Area Penthouse Suite
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 32 72
Capacity standing 50 120
Min spend midweek * From £30 per person From £45 per person
Min spend weekend * From £30 per person From £45 per person
Cost * - -

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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…
Spiritland Royal Festival Hall
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 180
Capacity standing 300
Min spend midweek * 4000
Min spend weekend * 7000
Cost * -

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Located within the bustling transport hub, St Pancras by Searcys is home to the longest Champagne bar in Europe, and offers the ideal escape to sit back and soak up the charm of the magnificent station…
Champagne Bar Glass Room Tasting Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 10 20 14
Capacity standing 400 30 25
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch is a restaurant in bustling East London serving tapas inspired by the Mediterranean foods of every corner by the coast of Spain. The menu includes tapas to share and 'arroz' rice…
Terraza Half Venue Hire Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 35 60 115
Capacity standing 45 80 150
Min spend midweek * £1,000 £2,500 £5,000
Min spend weekend * £2,500 £4,500 £9000
Cost * - - -

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

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Amuse Bouche

26 user reviews 3
Amuse Bouche has become a well-established and much loved venue in Parson’s Green. A bar serving predominately Champagne and crafted cocktails, this is a perfect evening hotspot. Well known for having…
Perrier Jouet Area
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 10
Capacity standing 60
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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There are few venues in London as prestigious as One Whitehall Place adjacent to The Royal Horseguards. With its high ceilings, free standing grand marble staircase, glittering chandeliers and spectacular…
The Gladstone Library The Whitehall Suite The River Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 252 252 72
Capacity standing 350 350 70
Min spend midweek * £4.5k £4.5k £1k
Min spend weekend * £6k £6k £6k
Cost * - - -
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Humble Grape Fleet Street

158 user reviews 5
With a range of 30 wines by the glass, 400+ biodynamic, natural & sustainable bottles to drink in or take away, and an incredible menu of seasonal British food designed to compliment the wines we offer…
Exclusive whole venue hire Private Events Space Private & Central Events Space
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 130 55 100
Capacity standing 220 0 150
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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| blagclub | Kensington

44 user reviews 5
With 18 years of experience organising guest lists, private hires, corporate events, birthdays, engagement drinks, wedding receptions and all-round good times for Londoners, blagclub Kensington is where…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * From 1.5k
Min spend weekend * From 2k
Cost * -

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Lockhouse

116 user reviews 4
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…
LOCKHOUSE (Whole Venue) Mezzanine Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 250 60 80
Capacity standing 300 75 100
Min spend midweek * starting from £6500 starting from £800 from £800
Min spend weekend * starting from £2000 starting from £1000 from £1000
Cost * - - -
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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…
Grand Hall & Balmoral Edinburgh & Drawing Room Crown & Cornwall
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 550 250 250
Capacity standing 1500 600 600
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -

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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…
Libreria Libreria Libreria
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 20 40
Capacity standing 0 60 60
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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Jin Bo Law

231 user reviews 4
The newest rooftop bar in the City of London. Elevate to the 14th floor of Dorsett City Hotel in Aldgate and experience the breathtaking views of London's most iconic skyline. Explore the rooftop terrace…
Semi Private Hire Private Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 22 0
Capacity standing 50 0
Min spend midweek * £30-£100pp £12,000
Min spend weekend * £30-£100pp £15,000
Cost * - -

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

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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…
Private Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 23
Capacity standing 30
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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Savage Garden

5 user reviews 4
Take a walk on the wildside with a visit to Savage Garden – a dramatic destination rooftop bar just minutes from Tower Hill station, on the 12th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton London – Tower of London…
Wildside Ferus
Type of space Outdoor Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 40
Capacity standing 120 50
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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Located on the mezzanine and ground floor of M by Montcalm Hotel in Shoreditch, Plate Restaurant is a swish and modern new dining experience. Along with the restaurant, the mezzanine hosts a cocktail bar…
Exclusive hire Plate Restaurant Mezzanine - Semi private area Front section - Semi private area
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70 30 30
Capacity standing 70 70 0
Min spend midweek * 2500 750 750
Min spend weekend * 2500 750 750
Cost * £1,500.00 - £500.00
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One Canada Square is the brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of the award-winning ETM Group (also responsible for The Botanist restaurant and bar on Sloane Square), and, with interiors by renowned architects…
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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Smith's Cocktail Bar

83 user reviews 4
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…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Canova Hall

149 user reviews 4
Canova Hall breathes new air into one of Brixton’s most commemorated buildings on 250 Ferndale Road, SW9 8BQ. Celebrating one of London’s most exciting areas this opening will be honouring the provenance…
The Bitters Bar
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 32
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * No min spend £100 Deposit to book
Min spend weekend * £200 Hire fee includes bar tender
Cost * -

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Scoff & Banter Tea Rooms celebrates that quintessential British time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea. Tucked away just off Oxford Street, you’ll find a cosy little retreat serving the very best…
Tea Rooms
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 56
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * From 34 per person
Min spend weekend * From £34 per person
Cost * -

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Capeesh Sky Bar

82 user reviews 4
One of the most elegant and popular cocktail bars in Canary Wharf, Capeesh Sky Bar can be found on the 48th floor of the infamous Pan Peninsula Square. Exquisite cocktails, scrumptious canapés and…
Sky Bar - Full Venue West Wing Mezzanine
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 70 30 50
Capacity standing 100 30 50
Min spend midweek * £4000 £30 per person £30 per person
Min spend weekend * N/A £30 per person £30 per person
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

77 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 * -

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

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The Soda Room

1 user review 4
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…
The Soda Room
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 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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Vagabond Northcote Road

2 user reviews 5
SW11: everyone calls it Clapham but the locals know it as Battersea. Northcote Road’s charms are manifold: a family-friendly village by day, and a lively food and drink scene by night. Adding to that…
Whole Venue Private Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 60 40
Capacity standing 80 50
Min spend midweek * £1500+ £2000+
Min spend weekend * £1500+ £1500+
Cost * - -

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

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Smith's Bar & Grill

1 user review 4
Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Bar & Grill alongside the canal. Their patio is perfectly placed to enjoy cocktails on a summer evening. The modern…
Private Function Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
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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The Basement Shoreditch

13 user reviews 3
A hidden gem in the heart of Shoreditch, The Basement is one of the most unique must-see bars in London. The perfect antidote for packed Shoreditch bars & busy West End Clubs, The Basement is a destination…
Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 61
Capacity standing 73
Min spend midweek * 3000
Min spend weekend * 3000
Cost * £3,000.00

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

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Swift

638 user reviews 5
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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Shaws Booksellers

1 user review 3
It's not just the name of the pub that attracts intrigued City Pub goers - customers are often fascinated by the little touches that make this place unique - things like the Star Wars figures on the blackboard…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * N/A
Min spend weekend * £1.8k
Cost * -

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The Montague on the Gardens Beach Bar - A summer party venue with a unique twist Open through to mid September 2019 The award-winning Beach Bar at The Montague on the Gardens is an unforgettable summer…
The Beach Bar The Large Conservatory The Cigar Terrace
Type of space Outdoor Space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 60 35 60
Min spend midweek * from £1,000 from £1,000 from £1,000
Min spend weekend * from £1,000 from £1,000 from £1,000
Cost * - - -
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Humble Grape Islington

50 user reviews 5
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Islington is an emerald-tiled bar known as Humble Grape. Similar to their sister sites in Liverpool Street, Fleet Street and Battersea, the Islington branch…
Semi Private Dining Room Conference Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 30 0
Capacity standing 40 40 70
Min spend midweek * From £1500 - £5000
Min spend weekend * - - £5000
Cost * - - -

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

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The Elgin

178 user reviews 5
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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TwoRuba Bar

6 user reviews 5
TwoRuba is a plush cocktail bar located within the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel. Come here if you're seeking a little dash of elegance from your night out; the venue specialises in serving exquisite champagne…
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Viaduct Tavern

2 user reviews 5
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…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * Min Spend on Application
Min spend weekend * Min Spend on Application
Cost * -

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

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Kansas Smitty's

140 user reviews 4
Kansas Smitty’s combines some of the best jazz musicians from around the world with a menu of original drinks to create unforgettable and unique nights. The relaxed and intimate atmosphere of this 60…
Kansas Smitty's Bar
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * £1200
Min spend weekend * £1400
Cost * -

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Aviator at Hush

87 user reviews 5
Aviator at Hush is inspired by Hush’s distinctly 60’s setting and incredibly proud to have won 'Best Bar in London' at the London Club and Bar awards 2017. Let them take you back to the Golden Age…
Aviator
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Jam Tree Clapham

109 user reviews 4
The Jam Tree in Clapham offers a delightful mix of bar, restaurant and late-night party den, in a colourful and airy space. Located in the heart of Clapham Old Town, this is the perfect spot for drinking…
The Bookcase Restaurant
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 190
Capacity standing 120 370
Min spend midweek * - On request
Min spend weekend * Saturdays Available - Enquire for Friday spends. £12k-£17k
Cost * - -

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The Driver

271 user reviews 5
The Driver in Kings Cross- a perfect boutique venue for events where modern elegance and timeless style are enhanced by a personalised approach and impeccable service. Balancing traditional hospitality…
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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Century

8 user reviews 5
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…
Roof Terrace The Green Room Cocktail Lounge
Type of space Rooftop Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 50 40
Capacity standing 180 150 90
Min spend midweek * From £2.5k + (Group size dependent) From £1k + (Group size dependent) From £700 + (Group size dependent)
Min spend weekend * From £2.5k + (Group size dependent) From £1k + (Group size dependent) From £700 + (Group size dependent)
Cost * - - -
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Exuding a heady mix of pub comfort and fresh romance, The Surprise boasts a pallet of whites and neutrals picked out with raspberry. The bar area is homely comfort personified, silver tankards chinking from a display and light wood cladding the bar. Going into the dining rooms, a sense of shabby grandeur is lent by the lofty ceilings, fun artwork, imposing lighting features and warming fireplaces. A perfect place to celebrate an engagement. 

Dining Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 55
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Best Pub 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards Paradise is a dazzling gastropub, bar and live music venue close to Queen’s Park and Kensal Green stations. With great food and drink, a bustling ambience and…
The Conservatory The Reading Room Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 18 20 24
Capacity standing 45 40 60
Min spend midweek * No minimum spend except Thurs:£500 No minimum spend except Thurs: £300 No minimum spend except Thurs: £1K
Min spend weekend * Friday: £700/Saturday: £1000 exclusive until 11pm £1,500 minimum spend for exclusivity all night £500 £1.2K
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KuPP. Paddington

100 user reviews 4
This stunning canal-side venue in Paddington basin is a harmonious retreat from those busy London streets, the rush hour crushes and those swarming suits. Enjoy a sweet retreat from those dull workaday…
KuPP Paddington
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150
Capacity standing 300
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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May Fair Kitchen

16 user reviews 5
May Fair Kitchen are proud recipients of the 'Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant 2019 - London' award from LUX Life Magazine Global Hospitality Awards 2019 and has won 'The Best Luxury Restaurant inLondon…
Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 64
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * From £70 per person
Min spend weekend * From £70 per person
Cost * -

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