Best Pub And Room Hires In London

London has some of the most beautiful pubs in the country, and they're perfect for a birthday bash and more. From private rooms that are great for that family get together, to booming spaces that boast the best in British wine and food, we've put together a list of some of the finest pubs to hire in London, along with great private room options to boot.

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Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 10th May 2024




The Prince Alfred

Paddington


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    150

If you're looking to hire space for a birthday party or work event in the heart of London, then look no further than The Prince Alfred. This humble pub has been around since 1851 and today sports modern, cosy interiors. On the first floor, you'll find a sofa bar that can fit up to 150 guests standing that's ideal for all your celebration needs, and even comes with a rooftop garden. 

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The Phoenix Victoria

Victoria


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    70
Only a short walk from Buckingham Palace, the Phoenix Victoria is a bright, stylish pub in the heart of London promising delicious food, a varied list of drinks and a genuinely friendly vibe, all throughout…
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Fence

Farringdon


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    250
Take a leisurely stroll down Cowcross Street in Farringdon and you'll find The Fence, an effortlessly stylish restaurant and bar boasting one of the area's premier beer gardens. Large windows allow natural…
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The George, Poplar

East London


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    50
The George is the old and new, the then and now. Where social barriers are broken down, everyone is very friendly, ladies are looked after and blokes are gents. The George opened in 1865 and was rebuilt…
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The White Lion

North London


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    80
Situated in Stroud Green, just a short stroll from Finsbury Park and Crouch End, The White Lion stands as a contemporary British pub that seamlessly blends a delectable pub grub…
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The Orange Public House & Hotel Victoria

West London


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    0
Formerly a brewery, this Grade II-listed building has been lovingly restored. The award winning British gastropub is set over four uniquely designed floors in the heart of the local community in…
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The Three Compasses

Dalston


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    180
When most pubs in Hackney have turned into gastro pubs or micro breweries, The Three Compasses have managed to stick to their roots as a proper East End boozer. No pretension, just amazing local craftbeers…
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The Bulls Head

Barnes


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    100

For a fuss free, effortlessly elegant birthday, the perfect solution is to book a space at The Bull's Head. The venue is sure to impress, settled as it is right next to Barnes waterside. If you fancy a big bash, book The Geronimo Room or The Jazz Room. For a big old feast, hire The Private Dining Room. And for an intimate soirée, get The Snug.

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Brook Green

Hammersmith


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    100

Brook Green is a friendly Hammersmith pub with colourful decor and a cracking selection of classic British food on offer, including mouthwatering roast dinners. What's more, you can hire Smith's cocktail bar which seats up to 50 people, or book a semi-private seating area for a special meal.

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Duke of Cambridge Battersea

Battersea


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    30
The Duke of Cambridge is a heralded pub in the Battersea and Clapham area known for its contemporary interiors and traditional values. Cutesy yet contemporary, The Duke of Cambridge blends botanical prints…
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The King's Head Members Club

East London


  • Sitting
    45
  • Standing
    100

The King's Head Members Club is an eclectic destination for your next bash, as the Hoxton bar has everything from a range of private rooms to quirky taxidermy decor. Better yet, there's a choice of a sit-down feasting menu or standing canapes.

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The Pembroke, Primrose Hill

Camden


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    0
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    0

Elegant pillars set The Pembroke apart as a seriously stylish space to hire in London's iconic Primrose Hill. Idyllic outdoor seating lures you in then exclusive food and drink packages seals the deal, from tasty canapés to a brilliant buffet.

 

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The Horse and Groom

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    220

The Horse and Groom not only has full pub hire, but also private hire of the upstairs bar for your next party. Expect craft beer, pizza, cocktails and a whole load more across this stripped-back space, alongside a beer garden to boot.

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Three Colts Tavern

Bethnal Green


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    60

Three Colts Tavern is a pretty East London watering hole boasting 14 taps of beer, cask ales and classic cocktails like espresso martinis and whiskey sours. It has a lively atmosphere and is decked out with an array of plants, glowing table lamps and cosy sofas, making it the ideal spot to curl up with some 'za from Dough Hands. Its private party room, The Glue Factory, can host up to 60 revellers and includes a dancefloor, sparkling glitterball and even the chance to belt out some bangers with karaoke. Whether you're planning a birthday or work social, this spot is bound to be a crowd-pleaser.

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The Clarence

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    60
Located in an opulent corner of London, opposite the Ritz and with the luxury of Fortnum & Masons and Bond St stores nearby, The Clarence is the perfect location to stop mid-shopping trip and recharge…
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Parcel Yard

Kings Cross


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    250
The Parcel Yard is a pub in King's Cross station, spanning two floors and showcasing original features throughout - perfect for its Grade I listed building setting. The beautiful boozer has industrialtouches…
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The Castle Tooting

Tooting


  • Sitting
    129
  • Standing
    0
One of Tootings oldest pubs, The Castle has been part of the Young’s estate since 1832 and has an exciting history; American film actor, director and producer, John Wayne is known for frequenting The…
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The Nine Elms Tavern

Battersea


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    200
Resting on the banks of the River Thames, The Nine Elms Tavern is a sleek, modern pub that marries delicious drinks and dishes with stunning views of the city. With a distinctive, rustic character running…
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The Duke's Head Putney

Putney


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    120
Sitting at the start of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, a grand Victorian grade II listed building with four venues under one roof - this is the best way to describe the Duke's Head on…
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Balls Brothers Austin Friars

City of London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    220
Balls Brothers Austin Friars is a large and spacious bar; quite the jack of all trades, being the perfect venue for business meetings, informal office parties or meals out with friends. Exposed brick…
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The Falcon

Clapham


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    300
Combining the best in British pub hospitality with individuality, character and quirky charm, The Falcon is conveniently located next to Clapham North tube station at the end of the area’sbuzzing…
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Alice House Queen's Park

Kilburn


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    250
Welcome to The Alice House, a fusion of vintage glamour and contemporary socializing. With its retro brick interior, quirky light fittings and chunky wooden furniture, The Alice House offers a chic, cosy…
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The Defector's Weld

Shepherd's Bush


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    60
The Defector's Weld is a great London pub in the heart of Shepherd's Bush that prides itself on serving a quality selection of beers, real ales, cocktails and wines. There is also a traditional British…
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The Three Crowns

Central London


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    150

Hire a room for more than 70 people at historical watering hole The Three Crowns. Get the party started by pre-ordering exceptional drinks and tasty nibbles, or sip on cocktals from an extensive list. 

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The Marquis of Westminster

Westminster


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    100

The Marquis of Westminster is a gastropub with a stunning little private room to hire in Westminster. Not only is the cost only £50 on top of your minimum spends, but there's also the chance to tuck into classic British grub.

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Crutched Friar, London

City of London


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    0
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    0

If it's a pub in the City of London for hire you're after, look no further than Crutched Friar. Here, you and your party can get stuck into mouthwatering British food, from small plates to burgers, complete with tasty tipples galore.

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The Plough

Dulwich


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    200
Dating back to the 1800s and occupying a prime spot on the main road between Denmark Hill, Dulwich and Forest Hill, The Plough is a landmark of the local area and one of its most established watering holes…
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The Washington

Camden


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    70

With ornate yet stylish interiors, a premium selection of craft ales and a food menu of beloved British classics, The Washington is one of the most popular pubs in Camden. There are regular quizzes and comedy nights to attend, or you can keep to yourself by booking out the swanky private room for fizz-fuelled affairs. 

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The Old Frizzle

Wimbledon


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    180

Oozing character, The Old Frizzle opposite Wimbledon Theatre has a variety of room sizes to hire, adorned with vintage lamps. Take over The Balcony or host up to 200 revelers in the back area, Behind The Arch. It comes complete with a private bar and sound system. 

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Coopers Arms

Kensington


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    70
The Cooper's Arms is located in the prime location of Chelsea, Flood Street. It combines contemporary design, whilst retaining a Dickensian charm that embodies the best of British.  If you're looking…
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The Sindercombe Social

Hammersmith


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    400
The go-to spot for memorable social occasions – it's in the name, after all. People flock to Shepherds Bush for a reason. O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Eventim Apollo and… The Sindercombe Social. It…
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Prince of Peckham

Peckham


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    60
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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The Alma Wandsworth

Wandsworth


  • Sitting
    55
  • Standing
    85
Standing proudly in the heart of Wandsworth Town a quintessentially British Victorian pub is steeped in history and famous amongst the locals for its original green tiles, delicious Sunday lunches anda…
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The Star of Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    80
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 Kings Head

North London


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    100
A veritable palace of refreshment atop Winchmore Hill with an enviable selection of ales, fine wines and much more as well having one of the most spectacular function rooms you can find. Did we mention…
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The Crown and Two Chairmen

Soho


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100
The Crown & Two Chairmen is a handsomely restored old-school gem where the beer range is as refreshingly diverse as the bohemian crowd who savour it. Pull up a chair or relax on their sumptuousslouchy…
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Gun

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    168
  • Standing
    350
The Gun is a stunning riverside gastropub in Docklands, London. The pub is a Grade II-listed building that dates back to the early 18th century and took its current name from the cannon which was…
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The Hat and Tun

City of London


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    100
The Hat and Tun, Farringdon, is beautifully decorated with a theme that crosses the border of country club and manor house sitting room, with leather arm chairs, wood panelling, taxidermy and a welcoming…
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Phoenix Windsor Walk

South London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    250
Combining the best in British pub hospitality with individuality, character and quirky charm, The Phoenix is housed in a beautifully restored railway station building at the heart of Denmark Hill. Retaining…
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The Selkirk

Tooting


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    75

After the best pubs with private rooms in London? Then check out The Selkirk, a craft beer-heavy Tooting boozer boasting two spaces to hire for between 22 and 75 people, complete with cosy seating and rustic decor. 

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George IV

Chiswick


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    200
A charming wee nook for dinner and drinks alike, The George IV is a pub in Chiswick known for its gastro fare, ever-rotating selection of ales and vintage-style interiors. Hunker down at one of the cosy…
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The Fox & Firkin

South London


  • Sitting
    45
  • Standing
    60

For private hire in Lewisham, you can't go wrong at The Fox & Firkin. Their quirky train carriage space can fit up to 60 people, perfect for birthday celebrations in a relaxed boozer. As for food, you can get your hands on handmade bites from the Freewheelin' Pizza van in the garden.

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Shaws Booksellers

City of London


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    100
A great pub near St Paul's Cathedral, the oddly named Shaws Booksellers combines the understated charm of a trusted local with a thriving City Centre location.  Expect freshly prepared, seasonal pub food…
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Half Moon

Herne Hill


  • Sitting
    36
  • Standing
    65
A Grade II-listed building stunningly restored to its former glory, The Half Moon combines classic charm with elegant modern sophistication. With fine seasonal fare, impressive outdoor spaces, and beautiful…
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The Prince of Wales Feathers

Fitzrovia


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    50
Conveniently located for Euston and Tottenham Court Road stations, The Prince of Wales Feathers is a traditional British pub with bucket loads of character.  Behind the bar there’s a great selection…
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The Rose Pub and Kitchen

Lewisham


  • Sitting
    75
  • Standing
    100
Positioned perfectly in the heart of New Cross, right across from New Cross Gate station, The Rose is your go-to regular haunt for both top-notch libations and delectable eats.Prepare…
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The Mudlark

London Bridge


  • Sitting
    85
  • Standing
    150
With the iconic London Bridge on its doorstep, making it a short walk to visit The Mudlark, which sits on the banks of the River Thames. There’s an amazing choice of attractions nearby, including the…
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The Lansdowne

Camden


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    70

A beautiful and modern boozer in the heart of North London, The Lansdowne is home to some seriously delicious pizza and fresh pints. It has a cosy feel to it and sports panelled walls and an upstairs area called the Gloucester Room that's ideal for private hire. It can fit up to 70 guests and there's plenty of food and drink available to be enjoyed by your guests. 

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The Althorp

Wandsworth


  • Sitting
    45
  • Standing
    65
The Althorp is a gorgeous, tastefully refurbished pub with stunning views of Wandsworth Common. You’ll find a friendly welcome, great drinks and great, freshly prepared food. They've sourced the best…
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The Perseverance

Holborn


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    30

Looking for a pub to hire in Holborn? The Perseverance is a fabulous choice. Whatever your event, you can book out the private room to enjoy a tip-top selection of liquid libations, from international wines to draught beer, paired with freshly prepared pizza from Dinner For One Hundred.

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Kraft Dalston Bar & Restaurant

Dalston


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    150

With a handy function room at this craft beer den, you can ensure you get your fix of all the best brews alongside a fusion of Latin American and Japanese grub. Make your birthday bash, corporate event or any other occasion special with Kraft Dalston Bar & Restaurant.

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The Last Talisman

Bermondsey


  • Sitting
    140
  • Standing
    300

The Last Talisman's private room has space for up to 14 guests seated and 25 standing for smaller parties or exclusive dining. Expect to be wowed by the sizzling Pan-Asian grill and cocktails at this slick joint.

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The Prince Albert

Battersea


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    80

One of the best private hire pubs in London, The Prince Albert has got space for up to a whopping 220 people - ideal for big parties. For smaller celebrations, you can always book their relaxed upstairs space too, with minimum spends starting from just £500.

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Heist Bank

Paddington


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    350

From private hire of the pool room to the basement, Paddington's Heist Bank is a great pick when you want a relaxed place for your next room hire. Think activities, wood-fired pizza, beer and more at your event here.

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The Builders Arms

Kensington


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    0
  • Standing
    50

Kensington charmer The Builder's Arms is always a hit with punters, especially in the summer when the patio terrace provides the perfect spot for sun-kissed sipping. Pub grub menu is bound to make you hungry, with gems like the chicken katsu burger, miso-glazed aubergine and camembert with sourdough to dip. 

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Chamberlain Hotel

City of London


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    110
Nestled in the city centre, right by Tower Bridge, this snazzy spot is recognised as one of the best pubs and hotels in London. Chamberlain Hotel neighbours some of the capital's most iconic sights, such…
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The Leather Bottle

Earlsfield


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    60
An Earlsfield favourite; The Leather Bottle has been halfway down Garrett Lane for over three centuries. Whilst they've seen a few changes over the years, including the addition of the beautiful restaurant…
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Princess Victoria

Shepherd's Bush


  • Sitting
    125
  • Standing
    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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Beerkat

Ealing


  • Sitting
    36
  • Standing
    50
BeerKat is brand new bottleshop in Ealing Broadway & is all about beer, pizza & good times.  This Taproom & bottleshop used to be two estate agents (you’re welcome) & is just opposite…
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Walkers of Whitehall

Westminster


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100
Westminster’s all day pub is situated conveniently in the heart of Trafalgar Square and on Whitehall. It provides a vibrant and fresh social hub, which blends the old and new seamlessly. Walkers of Whitehall…
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