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 9th January 2020




Monmouth Kitchen

24 user reviews 5
The team behind the May Fair Bar and the May Fair Kitchen add to their culinary empire, bringing the Monmouth Kitchen to Mercer Street in Covent Garden. With a stunning menu of Peruvian and Italian infusions…
The Lounge
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 12
Capacity standing 60
Min spend midweek * From £30 per person
Min spend weekend * From £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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Looking Glass Cocktail Club is a stylish speakeasy bar, situated in the heart of buzzing Shoreditch, on the hip and yet undiscovered Hackney Road. Step through the opulent ‘looking glass’ to enter…
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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Beaufort House Chelsea

120 user reviews 4
Beaufort House’s home-from-home atmosphere is everything you could possibly want from a private members club. Spread across four floors, each bar has its own atmosphere to suit your mood. There’s the…
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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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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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
Cost * - - -

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

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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…
Mail Rail The Courtyard
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150 60
Capacity standing 275 140
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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Revolution Bar Richmond

8 user reviews 3
Perched on the stunning bank of the River Thames, Revolution Richmond offers a premium drinking and dining experience. Enjoy the panoramic views of the river from the outdoor dining area and terrace or…
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The Hollywood Arms

417 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant with beautiful interior, serving premium drinks and fresh British food. A classy gastro pub with elegant flamingo…
Boulevard Bar
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * 1500
Min spend weekend * 2000
Cost * -

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

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Six Storeys on Soho

123 user reviews 4
Six Storeys is a suave drinking and dining venue based in London's ever-bustling Soho Square. Spread over six different floors - as you might have guessed - the venue's flexibility and sheer size allows…
Whole House Takeover The Parlour The Lounge
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 20 20
Capacity standing 300 50 50
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Champagne Charlies

473 user reviews 5

Looking for a bespoke establishment for that all important engagement bash? Brimming with Champagne and unique interiors, the 45 strong room at Champagne Charlie's is a top pick. 

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

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Humble Grape Islington

83 user reviews 4
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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Map Maison

62 user reviews 5
MAP Maison is becoming a home away from home for many of their guests. They aim to offer something different; a chic tapas and afternoon tea spot during the day and a buzzing cocktail bar from early evening…
MAP Maison
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 65
Min spend midweek * From £500
Min spend weekend * From £1000
Cost * -

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

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Cottons brings Caribbean food and rum to Vauxhall. After a successful run in Boxpark and permanent sites in Shoreditch, Notting Hill and Camden, the restaurant’s next venue is the biggest yet, witha…
Whole Venue (with exclusive use of bar)
Type of space
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * £3,000
Min spend weekend * £6,000
Cost * -

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

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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…
Cirrus or Cumulus rooms Nimbus room Stratus or Alto rooms
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 20 20 30
Capacity standing 25 30 35
Min spend midweek * Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT
Min spend weekend * No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,500 + VAT
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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May Fair Kitchen

26 user reviews 4
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 * -

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

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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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Timmy Green

40 user reviews 4
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…
Timmy Green
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * £3,500 per day
Min spend weekend * £5,500 per day
Cost * -

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

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GOAT

793 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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Kindred

30 user reviews 5
Kindred is a top notch venue space in London, meetings to corporate events, weddings to private dining, from huge parties small gatherings.With private rooms ranging from 10 - 150 people, and fully equipped…
The Hall The Bradmore Room The Butterwick Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 80 10 16
Capacity standing 150 0 0
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - £80.00 -
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The Brewers Inn

164 user reviews 4
A prime Spot in central Wandsworth for drinks, dinner and a good old pub night.  The main bar is lit with large windows making a bright airy atmosphere with an open fire for the colder months. With a…
Type of space
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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Jones & Sons

764 user reviews 4
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…
Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 100
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 Britannia

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

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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…
Type of space
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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Ella Canta

2 user reviews 4
Celebrated Mexican chef Martha Ortiz has brought her delicious brand of cooking to London's InterContinental Hotel on One Park Lane in Mayfair. Known for her Dulce Patria restaurant in Mexico City, the…
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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 * - - -

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

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ESQ

4 user reviews 5
A must visit bar in Kensington and discreetly locate on the lower ground floor of 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel. ESQ is styled on a Victorian British Parlour with its elaborate curios and artefacts, decorative…
ESQ Exclusive Full Venue Hire The Knightsbridge The Kensington
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 8 10
Capacity standing 80 0 0
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Capeesh Sky Bar

87 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

83 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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Whyte & Brown

55 user reviews 4
Whyte & Brown is a bar and restaurant that focuses its meals mainly around chicken and eggs. The Soho's restaurant interior has a rustic and cool touch set over two floors with a variation of seating…
Upstairs Terrace Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 100 40 150
Capacity standing 150 50 240
Min spend midweek * From £4,000 From £2,500 From £5,000
Min spend weekend * From £6,500 From £4,500 From £9,000
Cost * - - -

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

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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 * -

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

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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…
Underground Station Hudson Room Wagyu Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 36 10 24
Capacity standing 0 0 35
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The Jones Family Project

28 user reviews 5
Recently listed as one of the top 10 Steakhouses in London (2019) by Steak Society, and last year as having one of the best Sunday Nut Roasts in London by Condé Nast Traveller, The Jones Family Project…
Green Room Ground Floor Bar Orange Room
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 50 50 46
Capacity standing 90 90 100
Min spend midweek * 2500 2500 2500
Min spend weekend * 2500 2500 2500
Cost * £2,500.00 £2,500.00 £2,500.00
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After opening seven restaurants across India, and one in Dubai, experimental Indian restaurant brand Farzi Café has brought its intriguing dishes to London. Renowned for its thoroughly modern take on…
Ground Floor Basement Entire Venue
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 70 130
Capacity standing 120 150 270
Min spend midweek * £5,000.00 £5,000.00 -
Min spend weekend * £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 -
Cost * - - -

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

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The Trafalgar Arms

328 user reviews 4
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…
The Smith bar Sullivan room The First Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 25 35 40
Capacity standing 50 50 100
Min spend midweek * 250 250 500
Min spend weekend * 750 1000 1500
Cost * - - -

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

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Canova Hall

257 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, Canova Hall honours the provenance ofwhat…
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 * -

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

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Stephen St Kitchen

49 user reviews 4
Stephen St Kitchen is a hidden gem located in the heart of Fitzrovia, a short walk from Tottenham Court Road and lovely Charlotte Street. This bright, contemporary space lends a mid-century vibe to the…
Full Venue Terrace
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 120 30
Capacity standing 400 60
Min spend midweek * From £4000 (Depending on the date) -
Min spend weekend * From £2500 -
Cost * - -

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

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The Pearson Room

6 user reviews 4
In the heart of Canada Square, hidden away from the busy city life, you can find The Pearson Room. A casual, yet sophisticated restaurant and cocktail bar with beautiful views looking out over the Wharf…
Exclusive Venue Hire Salon Wine Cellar
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 170 24 0
Capacity standing 350 60 15
Min spend midweek * £7-12k £350 £250
Min spend weekend * £8-12k N/A N/A
Cost * - - -
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Darwin Brasserie

27 user reviews 4
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…
Darwin Brasserie
Type of space
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * £10,000 ex VAT
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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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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Crazy Bear Fitzrovia

9 user reviews 4
Unashamedly spectacular, Crazy Bear Fitzrovia delivers an experience on par with the rest of the Crazy Bear Group's classy catalogue. Ideal for small and intimate to large groups, Christmas Parties orExclusive…
The Cocktail Lounge and Vaults The Restaurant
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 100 90
Capacity standing 150 120
Min spend midweek * £6k £8k
Min spend weekend * £10k £12k
Cost * - -

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

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Boisdale of Canary Wharf

37 user reviews 4
Boisdale of Canary Wharf opened in summer 2011. The two-floor venue overlooking Cabot Square comprises restaurant, oyster bar and grill, whisky bar, Cuban cigar library and shop and live music venue. The…
The Paul Gaugin Room The Gallery Room The Johnnie Walker Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 24 40 12
Capacity standing 40 70 0
Min spend midweek * £1,000 POA N/A
Min spend weekend * £1,000 POA N/A
Cost * - - -
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Slug and Lettuce Aldgate

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

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Bourne & Hollingsworth

201 user reviews 4
The Story Bourne & Hollingsworth is a creative underground cocktail den situated in the heart of Fitzrovia. Established in the spirit of excess, the bar is small but perfectly formed, serving up delicious…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 60
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * 4000
Cost * -

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

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