Cool & Quirky Venue Hire In London

London is full to the brim of private party options, but what are a little harder to weedle out, are the quirky venue hire options. From rooftops to secret gardens, themed-bars to weirdly wonderful haunts, we've got the scoop on the best unique venues in the city. If you're looking to organise an event hosted from a venue boasting 'something a little different', take a look at our list of quirky private venues to hire options below, and make an enquiry with us online.

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Last updated on 29th August 2019




HUCKSTER

53 user reviews 4
HUCKSTER & SKYLARK Roof Garden is a multi-level 5,000-square-foot club-bar incorporating street food from across the world. Head down to enjoy food from Chinatown before dancing the evening away in…
Main Floor Rubell's Karaoke Lounge Chinatown
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 120 30 50
Capacity standing 200 50 60
Min spend midweek * 20 per person £20 per person £20 per person
Min spend weekend * 20 per person £20 per person £20 per person
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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Inamo Games Room

8 user reviews 5
inamo has always been inspired by technology, great food, and interactive fun. The award-winning Games Room is the next stage of our evolution – bringing a unique private area to the heart of Soho with…
The Games Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 20
Capacity standing 30
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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The Exhibit

499 user reviews 4

The Exhibit is Balham's go-to eating, drinking and entertainment hub. They're well practiced at hosting memorable private functions, with three diverse spaces ready to host private dinners, birthday bashes, intimate cinema screenings and wedding celebrations alike.

The Gallery The Studio The Cinema
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 60 36 28
Capacity standing 120 60 35
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -
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Gigi's Hoxton

173 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of Shoreditch's cultural quarter, Gigi’s Hoxton is an incomparable space unlike anything else in London, where guests can enjoy live music and DJ sets alongside a sophisticated food…
Ground Floor basement
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 70 50
Capacity standing 310 170
Min spend midweek * £5K + £1.5k +
Min spend weekend * 15K ground floor and Basement 15K ground floor and Basement
Cost * - -

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

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El Garito

13 user reviews 5
El Garito is a little neighbourhood joint specialising in amazing cocktails, good vibes and live music. They offer a small selection of Spanish snacks, such as olives, pan con tomate and charcuterie.However…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Inspired by the classic old-school Savile Row style tailors, a sharp & dapper basement bar where gentrified British monarchy gets a 70s vibe. You won’t miss the traditional canopy flanked twisted…
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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The Barrel Project

9 user reviews 5
The Barrel Project is a joint tap room, blendery, and conditioning space for the London Beer Factory. Located on the famous Bermondsey Beer Mile, The Barrel Project is nestled under an old rail archway…
The Barrel Project
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 2000
Cost * £500.00

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

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Simmons Fulham

42 user reviews 5
Boasting one of London's fastest growing cocktail empires, Simmons takes to Fulham for sprightly cocktails and vintage jaunts.  Hailed for their kitsch interiors, Simmons Fulham echoes the same retro…
Full Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 67
Capacity standing 200
Min spend midweek * £1'000
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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Cereal Killer Brick Lane

32 user reviews 4
A night out with a difference. Cereal Killer Cafe now offer a full bar and cereal themed cocktails, with savoury food, including cornflake chicken. All set in a 90s themed cafe, with beds, an arcade machine…
Back Area
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Devonshire

124 user reviews 4
Located on the heart of Balham High Street, between Balham and Clapham South tube stations, The Devonshire, welcomes you with open arms to experience the finest culinary delights, the extensive gin shelves…
Balham Beach Club
Type of space Outdoor 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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Coupette

12 user reviews 5
Inspired by France, but proudly London, Coupette offers high quality, great value drinks that are expertly made and simply served.  Coupette was created by Chris Moore in June 2017 as a creative outlet…
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 48
Capacity standing 25 68
Min spend midweek * 1750 £4500
Min spend weekend * 1750 £4500
Cost * - -

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Give your run of the mill 10-pin bowling event a well needed makeover with the utterly unique Kingpin Suite at Bloomsbury Lanes.  Fully equipped with no less than 5 bowling lanes, a karaoke room, all…
The Kingpin Suite
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 250
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Circus

826 user reviews 4
Circus is a beautiful collision of cabaret restaurant and cocktail bar hidden in the heart of London’s vibrant Covent Garden. The highly popular Pan-Asian menu, created and overseen by Executive Chef…
Whole Venue - Seated Lounge (Semi-Private)
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 140 0
Capacity standing 300 50
Min spend midweek * 10000 £20pp
Min spend weekend * 30000 £30 pp (max 30 guests)
Cost * - -

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

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Acqua7

1 user review 5
A stunning cocktail and wine bar has come to East London. Located just a short distance from Dalston Junction, Acqua7 is an architecturally designed space where the interior is made up of crisp white…
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Crazy Bear Fitzrovia

3 user reviews 5
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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The Lucky Pig Fitzrovia

270 user reviews 4

With chaise longues, a piano and peeling wallpaper, The Lucky Pig is a quirky spot in Fitzrovia available for private hire. From intimate birthdays through to fun work dos, this spot is a great choice for a memorable evening.

Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * £3,000
Min spend weekend * £8,000
Cost * -

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

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Martello Hall

261 user reviews 4
Moving into the former stomping grounds of the London Fields Pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall is a cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney. The venue caters for all tastes, accompanying its cocktails list…
Cocktail Lounge Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 42 200
Capacity standing 60 400
Min spend midweek * £100 -
Min spend weekend * £650 - £850 -
Cost * - -

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

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Eve

329 user reviews 4
Be transported away from the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden downstairs into our dark and seductive den, where discerning drinkers can enjoy an array of innovative cocktails. Brought to you by chef…
The Cellar Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 15 45
Capacity standing 25 70
Min spend midweek * £25 per person £1,500
Min spend weekend * £25 per person £3,000
Cost * - -

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

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Barrio Shoreditch

206 user reviews 4
Barrio Shoreditch is a neighbourhood bar serving up cocktails, street food and a club atmosphere with a global view. Inspired by Latino flavours and cultures, come here for a feel-good party night andprepare…
Full Venue Uptown Bar Timber Yard
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 50 35
Capacity standing 360 100 65
Min spend midweek * £6k - £20k £1k - £3.5k £1K
Min spend weekend * £30k £8k £3.5K
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 * - -

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

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Homeboy

17 user reviews 5
The first bar from the Irish duo Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith, Homeboy will bring the best of warm, laid-back Irish hospitality, home comforts paired with delicious drinks and playful sinful food to London…
120
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 70
Min spend midweek * 4000
Min spend weekend * 8000
Cost * -

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

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Neighbouring with Box Park, an alluring vivid neon marks the spot to enter East LDN’S edgiest euphoria. Shimmy your way down the staircase with walls splashed in vibrant pinks & jump straight into…
Venue Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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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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Bounce, Old Street

817 user reviews 5
The folks behind the massively popular Bounce in Farringdon, bring their playful Ping Pong concept to Shoreditch. Taking over an underground space in Old Street, these guys are out to replicate the successes…
Full Venue Hire Private Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 600 150
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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Simmons Liverpool Street

94 user reviews 4
The 7th Simmons drinking den, based in a two-storey venue located just off Bishopsgate, Simmons Liverpool Street is a wondrous and kooky location for late nights and cocktails combined. Renowned for their…
Downstairs Bar Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 29 74
Capacity standing 60 130
Min spend midweek * £500 £2'000
Min spend weekend * £500 £7'000
Cost * - -

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

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The Gobpsy

0 user reviews 5
Who wouldn't wish to have been in the roaring twenties - an era of gloriousness, Jazz, flappers, pearls and lace, and of course the prohibition. Alcohol may have become legal now, prohibition is over;but…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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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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Core

98 user reviews 4

A charming venue for private hire, Core combines industrial chic with a relaxed ambiance, only to liven up as the late evening sets in. The downstairs bar and club room are available to hire, as is the whole venue over the weekend. A good lookin' and wonderfully quirky venue for private hire in the City.

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

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The Trading House

146 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 theglobe…
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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Behind This Wall

57 user reviews 4
After having a Summer residency atop the Oval Space terrace, the team from Behind This Wall bring their first permanent residency to Hackney. A haven for cool musical vibes, daytime drinking habits and…
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The Courtyard

695 user reviews 4
The Courtyard is no average cocktail bar, with one of Fulham's largest gardens (that changes every season) and super quirky indoor decor (there are actual tree and doors on the ceiling!) - this totally…
Indoor Cocktail Lounge The Courtyard
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 70 100
Capacity standing 180 250
Min spend midweek * £1500 £1500
Min spend weekend * £3000-7000 £3000 - £7000
Cost * - -

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

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Little Nan used to love her trips ‘up town’, and she would often speak about the magical mews and cobbled streets of Fitzrovia. She called this part of London as her ‘Out Out, Happy Place’. The…
Steptoe's Stable & Secret Yard Flat Butcher
Type of space Outdoor Space Basement Space
Capacity seated 20 30
Capacity standing 50 60
Min spend midweek * 200 -
Min spend weekend * 500 -
Cost * - -

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

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Moretown Belle

74 user reviews 5
Moretown's Newest venue The Moretown Belle is just a short walk from St Katherines Dock, in the heart of the new Moretown development and 8 minute walk from Tower Hill or Aldgate East. Their food is prepared…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Little Yellow Door

62 user reviews 5
After a spot of flat-hunting, the capital's favourite flatmates are back in action in the heart of Notting Hill at The Little Yellow Door, one of West London’s most homely and intimate bars locatedjust…
The Little Yellow Door
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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One of South London's most outrageous venues, this Catford pub and kitchen offers a range of unique spaces across multiple floors, as well as a sprawling garden and in-house immersive entertainment.

Function Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 50
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Powder Keg Diplomacy

160 user reviews 4
POWDERKEG is the recently refurbished and relaunched St John's Hill. They specialise in premium cocktails, wines and beers, to go along with Seasonal A La Carte Menu and and Awesome bar snacks, meaning…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Patch East

163 user reviews 4
Shoreditch style cocktail bar with outlandish and flamboyant design, bespoke cocktails, eclectic food fare and most importantly the most fun staff anywhere in London. Patch East boasts several uniqueareas…
Patch East - Venue Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 125
Capacity standing 225
Min spend midweek * £1,000.00 - £5,000.00
Min spend weekend * £3,000.00
Cost * -

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

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Tropicana Beach Club

1387 user reviews 4
Get your very own slice of paradise in Central London at Tropicana Beach Club.  From a ‘lagoon pool’ style dance floor surrounded by VIP beach cabanas, party booths, 30ft palm trees and a jungle…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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  A gangsters tequila paradise. It’s the cool younger yet bigger brother of Goodge St. and Shaftesbury Ave….. Enter down a darkened staircase and get hit with a classic LCC  vibe, inspired byMexico…
150
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 200
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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Hackney Coffee Company

6 user reviews 5
With exposed brick walls, leafy green foliage, and prints from local artists, Hackeny Coffee Company is an East London venue that combines history with simple style. In the same family for more than 60…
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The Tankard

53 user reviews 4
Draft House's new pub, The Tankard (its original 1825 name), was designed especially with a large roof terrace so customers could look over the high wall surrounding the grounds of the notorious Bethlem…
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