Quirky Restaurant Hire

Planning a private party in London and looking for the right venue to suit you? Boasting some of the best restaurants in the world, it's no wonder that everyone's excited to get booked in. From unusual haunts and private dining rooms, to quirky restaurants for a party in London, these foodie friendly spaces have something unique and different for that all important, private affair. Check out our recommendations for the best quirky restaurant hire in London. 

Last updated on 15th July 2019




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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Upper House

765 user reviews 4
With a fresh look Upper House has made its way onto the high street of Islington, formerly known as the Dead Dolls House, brand new decor an abundance of beautiful foliage and a new menu to complimentBoasting…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Fable

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

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The Jugged Hare

33 user reviews 4
The Jugged Hare is a fantastic British gastro pub for a lunch, dinner or drinks in London. Situated next to the Barbican Centre on the corner of Chiswell Street and Silk Street in the City of London, the…
Josephine Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 125
Capacity standing 75 300
Min spend midweek * £1k £22k
Min spend weekend * £1.25k £18k
Cost * - -

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

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If you didn't know Kenza meant 'treasure' in Arabic, you'd still feel it when you walked through the door. It's a world away from the City above - a glamorous bar to lounge in, chic alcoves for private…
Dar Cherifa Dar Lazrak Alcove
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 60 14 6
Capacity standing 70 0 0
Min spend midweek * £2500.00 £900.00 £300.00
Min spend weekend * £4000.00 £1200.00 £400.00
Cost * - - -
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Coin Laundry

90 user reviews 4
Capturing the real essence of retro, Coin Laundry successfully creates an old-school ambience with a strong emphasis on the seventies. Nestled in Exmouth Market, this swinging saloon complete with kitsch…
Basement Bar Ground Floor
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 60 70
Capacity standing 80 150
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * 2500 -
Cost * - -

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

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Baranis

236 user reviews 5
Baranis and Cigalon is an upstairs, downstairs affair with a French accent. Baranis is the cocktail bar (located in the basement), and Cigalon is the restaurant located next door on the upper floor. At…
Private Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * £1.5k
Min spend weekend * 2K
Cost * -

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

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Trapeze

578 user reviews 4
At the epicentre of the heart of London's hip young scene in Shoreditch, Trapeze is as quirky as a dwarf riding a unicorn. Step off from the busy streets and into their treasure trove of faded circusglamour…
Whole venue Mezzanine Basement club
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 80 16 0
Capacity standing 575 60 280
Min spend midweek * - £500 2K
Min spend weekend * n/a £2k Not available except Sunday or daytime
Cost * - - -

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

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Rake’s, a place to escape the city, is a day to night eating and drinking destination located next to Liverpool Street station and on the cusp of Shoreditch. The modern café bar offers simple and comforting…
The Front Room The Parlour No. 3
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 20 38 8
Capacity standing 110 60 10
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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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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ICEBAR London

25 user reviews 4
ICEBAR London is the UK's only permanent ICEBAR and one of London's most unique and iconic venues. Signature ice cocktails are served at -5°C and guests are kitted up in thermal capes and gloves to keep…
Dining Room Den Fire Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 80 30 0
Capacity standing 100 45 70
Min spend midweek * From £1K From £1K From £1K
Min spend weekend * From £1K From £1K From £1K
Cost * - - -
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Tanner and Co

83 user reviews 4
Welcome to Tanner & Co, a Restaurant, Bar and Warehouse events venue located in Bermondsey, South London.  At Tanner & Co we take an old-school approach to great quality food and the finest cocktails…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Kanaloa

130 user reviews 4
Kanaloa London is a quirky, tiki-inspired bar in the heart of London with beaches and treetops! The bar area of Kanaloa consists of a long black bamboo bar front, surrounded by carved wooden pillars and…
Beach Lounge Club
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 45 100 70
Capacity standing 60 200 120
Min spend midweek * £250 £1k £1K
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £10k From £5K
Cost * - - -
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The Ten Bells

176 user reviews 5
Smack-bang in the middle of Spitalfields lies the institution that is The Ten Bells. Alive with history this bustling, stripped back candle lit boozer still serves as a social hub for an ever changingcommunity…
Upstairs at The Ten Bells Private Lounge
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 45 15
Capacity standing 60 25
Min spend midweek * £1600-£1800 £300
Min spend weekend * £2000 £300
Cost * - -

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

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Ask For Janice

260 user reviews 5
Ask For Janice is a dynamic restaurant and bar located close to Barbican and Farringdon stations. Step off Long Lane to encounter a bright and breezy restaurant area, filled with contemporary art fromthe…
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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Six Storeys on Soho

117 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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Trader Vic's

5 user reviews 5
Indulge in the French-Polynesian menu drawing influences from an eclectic variety of cuisines from Asia and the Americas whether sweet, sour or spicy, wok-fried, oven baked or griddled! Share a rum keg…
Tiki Room (Private room) Marina Bar Area Lower Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 40 40 35
Capacity standing 60 80 45
Min spend midweek * - £500 £500
Min spend weekend * - £3k Sat - £800 Sun £1k - Sat / £600 Sun
Cost * - - -
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Oriole

1565 user reviews 5
Oriole, like its sister bar Nightjar, is also a speakeasy-inspired affair in the heart of the city, hidden away below historic Smithfield Market. Named after the exotic bird species native across Africa…
Oriole
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 180
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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Serving up NYC-inspired comfort food and playful cocktails to a carefully curated playlist of old-school hip-hop, funk and soul – think chicken & waffles, cheeseburger dumplings and burnt onion amp…
Private Lounge Main Dining Room Exclusive Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 70 100
Capacity standing 50 100 150
Min spend midweek * 600 1000 2000
Min spend weekend * 1500 4000 4000
Cost * - - -

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

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Situated in a Grade II listed building in the heart of East London, Dirty Bones Shoreditch is one of the most unique venues in London boasting impressive design details, a vibrant crowd and atmosphereof…
Exclusive Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 170
Min spend midweek * 2500
Min spend weekend * 4500
Cost * £1,000.00

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

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Dirty Bones brings its old-school, cool NYC-inspired cocktails and food to Denman Street, Soho. Their fourth restaurant continues the brand’s theme of effortlessly cool New York style aesthetics, with…
Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 75
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 1500
Cost * -

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

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Big Easy Canary Wharf

21 user reviews 4
Inspired by the 19th century shacks and Bar.B.Q joints of the American Gulf Coast, Big Easy has been serving authentic bar.b.q and fresh seafood all to the soundtrack of Blues since 1991. Bringing youover…
The Captain's Table The Rum Lounge Exclusive Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 26 0 0
Capacity standing 0 100 500
Min spend midweek * From £750 From £1500 Subject to availability
Min spend weekend * From £750 From £1500 Subject to availability
Cost * - - -

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

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The Allegory

370 user reviews 4
The 22nd Drake and Morgan venue in the capital The Allegory and follows the family suit by offering Londoners a relaxed place to sip cocktails and enjoy a variety of dishes. Based on the ground floor of…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Since 2010, Bierschenke has been bringing the unique atmosphere of Munich and the Oktoberfest to the City of London. Authenticity is at the heart of the Bierschenke and their staff, dressed in traditional…
Downstairs Venue Middle Area Back Area
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 265 40 101
Capacity standing 350 60 140
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The Brunch Society is delighted to plan a brunch of your choosing for your Office Party! Offering first class brunch events from around the world and tailored to the needs of our clients, we provide…
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Lockside Camden

52 user reviews 4
Set atop Camden's food market and overlooking the picturesque Regent's Canal, Lockside is a Camden institution. Combining an extensive selection of spirits, craft beers and cocktails with an indulgentall…
Bar/Restaurant and Terrace
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150
Capacity standing 300
Min spend midweek * £3000 - £6000
Min spend weekend * Fri only £15000
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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Located on the historic Kings road in the heart of Chelsea, a short cab drive away from Sloane Square or South Kensington tube station, The London Steakhouse Co Chelsea is the second restaurant of theaward…
Mezzanine Level Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 18 40
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * £800 £4000
Min spend weekend * £1000 £6000
Cost * - -

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

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The award-winning City branch established in 2008 by Marco Pierre White and James Ogilvie Robertson, has been a permanent fixture on the London restaurant scene ever since. Located in the heart of the…
Private Dining Room Main Restaurant
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 100
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * 750 5000
Min spend weekend * 1000 10000
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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Bar&Co

7 user reviews 5
Ever fancied partying the night away aboard a floating bar moored on the Thames? Bar & Co is a hidden gem close to Holborn and Temple, offering up stunning views of landmarks like the London Eye, Oxo…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * £1k
Min spend weekend * £2k
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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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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The Lampery is a new all-day dining spot providing good, honest cooking in the heart of historic London. Inspired by a passion for authentic British cuisine and locally-sourced produce, the restaurant…
Exclusive Venue Hire Terrace & Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 135 110
Min spend midweek * POA POA
Min spend weekend * 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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Roka Mayfair

4 user reviews 5
The third London-based Roka restaurant to hit our city streets, Roka Mayfair stands proudly on North Audley Street. Guests can expect to dine at this Japanese robatayaki eatery in elegant surroundingswith…
Semi Private Dining
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 24
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * 1500-2000
Min spend weekend * 1500-2500
Cost * -

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

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Balans Soho Society has brought their ‘too much of a good thing is a very good thing indeed’ ethos and their award-winning all day menu south of the river. Inside there are nods to the mix of high…
Back Area Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 60 120
Capacity standing 80 180
Min spend midweek * £2000 £5000
Min spend weekend * £4000 £10,000
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

609 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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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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Roka Charlotte Street

1 user review 5
Found in the heart of London's media district is ROKA Charlotte Street, a must-try spot for informal dining and Japanese robatayaki cuisine. Boasting a robata grill in heart of the restaurant, ROKA promise…
Shochu Lounge Group Dining Private day time events
Type of space Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 24 60
Capacity standing 0 80
Min spend midweek * £70pp £1000 - £2000
Min spend weekend * - depending on enquiry
Cost * - -

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

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Dans Le Noir

1 user review 4
Dans Le Noir ? is an amazing experience, not far from Farringdon Station, where you can dine in complete darkness and then head over to the Bar for a few to drink in the lit lounge area. So why dine in…
Exclusive Venue Hire Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 76 16
Capacity standing 0 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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The Trading House

144 user reviews 4
Welcome to the place for adventures in tastes and experiences. In days gone by, explorers and adventurers were the talk of London town. Behold a residence where you can still trade and travel the globe…
The Bar Area Mezzanine
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 110 0
Capacity standing 450 50
Min spend midweek * £8,000 £1,000
Min spend weekend * £5,000 £1,500
Cost * - -

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

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The stylish award-winning Onyx Room at inamo Covent Garden is a fabulous fun and flexible location for all kinds of private parties. Featuring stunning back-lit onyx panels, and a huge 65” screen with…
inamo Onyx Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 70
Min spend midweek * 250
Min spend weekend * 750
Cost * -

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

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Wringer & Mangle

268 user reviews 4
London Fields is the original location of the Wringer + Mangle brand, based in an old laundry building space transformed into a bar and restaurant.  Rife with East End character, this establishment is…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Market Hall Fulham

36 user reviews 5
Market Hall Fulham is the first of a new generation of British food halls, located in the heart of Fulham Broadway. They have taken a building with a hundred-year history – an Edwardian Underground station…
Private Room Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 300
Capacity standing 80 400
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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Originally a metal box factory, Hixter is lauded as one of the most unique and versatile venues south of the river, just a stone's throw from Borough Market.  The main dining room features a baby grand…
The Bull Room CNB Room Mark's Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 40 12 50
Capacity standing 70 0 100
Min spend midweek * £1k min spend plus service charge at 12.5% £750 min spend plus 12.5% service charge 1.5k minimum spend plus 12.5% service charge
Min spend weekend * £1k min spend plus service charge at 12.5% £75o min spend plus 12.5% service charge 1.5k minimum spend plus 12.5% service charge
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Steak and chicken are the order of the day at Tramshed. The menu is simple – three sharing starters, whole free-range chicken or Mighty-marbled sirloin steak by the 250g. A mezzanine floor offers elevated…
Mark's Kitchen Library Mezzanine HIX ART
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 12 40 60
Capacity standing 30 50 100
Min spend midweek * 2000 plus 12.5% service charge 1500-3000 1500-5000
Min spend weekend * 2000 plus 12.5% service charge 1500-3000 1500-5000
Cost * - - -
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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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Vagabond Paddington

8 user reviews 4
Vagabond's newest bar, shop and kitchen has now opened in Paddington Central. This area, on the banks of the Grand Union Canal is fast becoming one of London's hottest food and drinks destinations.  Drink…
Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Amuse Bouche

2 user reviews 4
VENUE CLOSED, NOW OPEN AS 52 NORTH Amuse Bouche is a stylish venue serving a variety of champagnes too suit all budgets. A light canape menu is available offering oysters, platters and desserts.
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