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 edited by Jasmine Lee Kennedy

Last updated on 30th January 2024




Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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    150
  • Standing
    500
Ballie Ballerson London Come get balls deep! With over a million balls, two ball pits, nostalgia-inducing cocktails, and the best mix of RnB, disco and house beats to party to, there truly isn…
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The Book Club

Shoreditch


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    100
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    250
Spread over two spacious floors of a former Victorian warehouse on Leonard Street, The Book Club is a Shoreditch bar & club serving up cocktails, beers on tap and local DJs. She's iconic for her outrageous…
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Aures London

Waterloo


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    100
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    250
Aures London is a multisensory venue that uses technology and dynamic programming to create stand-out events and experiences that will wow your audience. Located within Waterloo’s famous graffiti arches…
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Pergola Paddington

Paddington


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    0
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    850
After six and a half years of making unforgettable memories with millions of wonderful guests, our time at Pergola Paddington is coming to an end and we will be closing our doors permanently on the 20th…
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Martello Hall

Hackney


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    200
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    400
Moving into a classic East-End pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall has transformed the old victorian building into a decadent and louche cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney over three floors.  Martello…
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Homeboy Islington

Islington


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    70
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    120
Top 4 Best New International Cocktail Bar - Spirited Awards 2019 No.11 - Top 50 Cocktail Bars UK 2019 Best Cocktail Bar North London - DesignMyNight 2019 At Homeboy we aim to bring the best of warm…
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Map Maison

Hackney


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    30
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    60
Welcome to MAP Maison - a cocktail lover’s paradise that also serves up a very special Tapas Style Afternoon Tea, Cocktail & Spirit Masterclasses, Take-Away Bottled Cocktails and Gift Vouchers.?Established…
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Apples and Pears

Brick Lane


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    50
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    80
Located at the Aldgate East end of Brick Lane, Apples & Pears is an independent, fun cocktail bar, serving fabulously mixed drinks, whilst introducing colourful flavours and ingredients. Expect an…
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Battersea Brewery

Battersea


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    80
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    150
Battersea Brewery can be found nestled within the arches of the infamous Battersea Power Station providing its onsite tap room with some of the freshest beer in South West London. The selection of craft…
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Eastcheap Records

City of London


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    0
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    450
As the home of live music, great cocktails and good times in The City, Eastcheap Records has quickly become a local favourite for a post-work party or weekend boogie. With well-established sister venues…
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Baranis

Embankment


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    0
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    120
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…
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Bobby Fitzpatrick

Hampstead


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    0
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    75
Have a drink, enjoy yourself.  Bobby Fitzpatrick is a new cocktail bar and pizza place in West Hampstead. Pop round to Bobby's for a slushy pina colada, a rum cocktail or a pepperoni pizza. Bobby's is…
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The Brunch Society
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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The Leopard Bar

Victoria


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    30
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    36
The Leopard Bar offers a new sophisticated private hire bar in London's Victoria. Located directly opposite Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews and featuring its own private entrance and facilities, The Leopard…
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The Lucky Pig Fitzrovia

Central London


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    60
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    120

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.

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Trailer Happiness

Notting Hill


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    80
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    110
  Trailer Happiness is a cool mid-century style bar with Tiki influences.  Serving cocktails boasting a tropical touch and its 90's soul and hip hop music creating a great vibe for any kind of night…
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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Shoreditch


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    0
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    250
Looking Glass Cocktail Club is the perfect place for discerning drinkers and those looking to let their hair down in the heart of Shoreditch. Looking Glass Cocktail Club boasts two bars, one in Le Boudoir…
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Rich Mix

Shoreditch


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    200
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    350
Rich Mix independent cinema and arts venue is a vibrant creative hub in the heart of Shoreditch, offering an exciting film, live music, dance, theatre, comedy and spoken word programme. Alongside thisRich…
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Lockhouse

Paddington


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    250
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    300
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…
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Supermax

King's Cross


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    60
  • Standing
    80

If you're after cool and quirky venues for hire, Supermax in King's Cross is a brilliant shout. With enough room for 80 people standing, the hotspot is hidden beneath Happy Face Pizza with a vermouth led-cocktail list to boot.

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Blues Kitchen Camden

Camden


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    0
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    0
Sister to venues in Shoreditch and Brixton, Blues Kitchen Camden is one of our absolute favourites. Located on bustling Camden High Street, this is as much a delicious BBQ restaurant as it is a thriving…
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LSO St. Luke's

Shoreditch


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    220
  • Standing
    450
Nestling on the edges of the City and Shoreditch is the stunning LSO St Luke’s, home to the London Symphony Orchestra’s pioneering music education programme. Set back from the bustling street, this…
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Paradise By Way of Kensal Green

Queen's Park


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    60
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    180
Best Pub 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards Paradise, the dazzling den of delight nestled between Queen’s Park and Kensal Green stations, is not just your average spot—it's the quirky wonderland where…
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The Trading House

St Pauls


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    110
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    450
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…
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Bustronome

Central London


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    38
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    0
Bustronome London is a fine dining experience aboard a double decker bus. The food is meticulously prepared in the kitchen downstairs whilst diners enjoy panoramic views of London on the top deck. The…
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Simmons Farringdon

Farringdon


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    68
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    200
Simmons Farringdon is a quirky cocktail bar just a stumble from Smithfield Market and Farringdon station. It is a decade-defying disco den that boasts a world-class happy hour, barmy cocktail menu, and…
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Platform Shoreditch

Liverpool Street


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    60
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    100
THE HOME OF SOCIAL GAMING: A VIDEO GAMING BAR TAKING COMPETITIVE SOCIALISING TO THE NEXT LEVEL Get super competitive, go new or go nostalgic, throw moves or pull punches. Whatever the mood, our hostswill…
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Tonight Josephine Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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    80
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    150
Tonight Josephine is nestled in Shoreditch, East London on Hoxton Square. Inspired by the Nineteenth Century Fox, Empress Josephine, Tonight Josephine is the ultimate party hangout, throwing wild latenight…
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Munich Cricket Club Victoria

Westminster


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    200
  • Standing
    400

Fancy a venue that's a little outside of the box? Munich Cricket Club Victoria is a bar to be reckoned with. Offering German Bierkeller vibes with a twist, it slings out steins of imported beer and scrumptious Bavarian snacks, which you can enjoy while listening to Oompah tunes.

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Queen of Hoxton

Shoreditch


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    110
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    300
Queen of Hoxton is a bar, club and rooftop in the heart of Shoreditch, with regular live music and DJ acts from cutting edge labels. The ground floor showcases a bold blend of sassy neon signs, experimental…
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Mash Paddle Brewery

Bermondsey


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    80
  • Standing
    120

On the hunt for a unique venue hire in Central London? Mash Paddle Brewery, founding Bermondsey, lets you book out the entire location which boasts enough space for up to 120 people. Plus, you'll get to sip a range of freshly brewed tipples too.

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AMP Studios

South London


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    100
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    200
Situated off the Old Kent Road, AMP Studios is based in two railway arches with a generous outdoor pavilion and courtyard area. Just a 10 minute walk from Queens Road and New Cross Gate Stations. Thearches…
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Clays

City of London


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    0
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    380
Clays brings the world of competitive socialising to the heart of London, and elevates it with its brand new shooting experience which uses the best technology and accompanies its offering with a great…
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Hop Kingdom

Southwark


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    50
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    120
Hop Kingdom is a truly unique event space in the heart of London.  Located under two interconnected railway archways, 5 minutes from London Bridge station, Hop Kingdom is a uniquely exciting, flexible…
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BOXPARK Wembley

Wembley


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    80
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    250

BOXPARK Wembley is the perfect place for hosting drink receptions, brand launches, conferences and club nights, thanks to its unique and varied selection of spaces. Snap this one up for cool interiors alongside delish food and drinks.

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Rake’s Café Bar

Liverpool Street


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    20
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    110
Located just a stone’s throw away from Liverpool Street station and on the gateway to Shoreditch, Rake’s Café Bar invites guests to escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan London and taste coffee…
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Pergola on The Wharf

Canary Wharf


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    0
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    750
Wander through the idyllic gardens above Crossrail Place and you will stumble upon Pergola On the Wharf, a beautiful bar and restaurant serving quality food and drink in picturesque surroundings.  During…
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Ninth Life

Catford


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    50
  • Standing
    150

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.

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The London Cabaret Club

Holborn


  • Sitting
    550
  • Standing
    800

Situated in Holborn, The London Cabaret Club is the ideal spot to host your quirky event, complete with a fab dining experience. Check out The Bloomsbury Ballroom, which can hold up to 550 people standing up and 250 sitting down.

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Four Quarters Peckham

Peckham


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    30
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    50
Situated on Peckham’s bustling Rye Lane, Four Quarters opened its doors in June 2014 and quickly established itself as one of the area’s best-loved venues and London’s first arcade bar. Alongside…
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Megaro Bar

Kings Cross


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    80
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    120
This cool basement bar is located underneath Hotel Megaro in Kings Cross. An unusual and trendy bar, everything is very well done, from the decor to the drinks to the bar snacks. The first room is called…
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Embargo Republica

Chelsea


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    100
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    300
Embargo Republica brings a slice of Cuban cool to King's Road. Located at a prized location on Chelsea's King's Road, you'll enter through a cigar shop to discover a smooth and stylish space featuringexposed…
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Alcotraz - Private Hire


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    180
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    180
Exclusively hire one of London’s most talked about venue, Alcotraz, for a truly unique private experience. Just a short walk from Hoxton and Liverpool Street Station is Alcotraz, a speakeasy prisoncocktail…
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Ricco Lounge

Kensington


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    65
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    120
Ricco London is located in West London, a 5’ walk from Shepherds Bush Station and a 2’ walk from Olympia Kensington station This intimate and stylish Art Deco space is available for bookings and private…
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Sama Bankside

Southwark


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    100
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    350
For a great night out look no further than SAMA Bankside, we're a Late Night Bar, Restaurant, Party Venue, Beer Pong and Corporate Event Space in Southwark by Blackfriars Bridge on the Southbank. Voted…
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Lucy Wong

Fitzrovia


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    100
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    200

Lucy Wong is a sexy bar in Fitzrovia with both a slick basement space that takes inspiration from East Asia and a pretty outdoor courtyard. Book out the venue for a fabulous evening of creative cocktails and delectable dim sum.

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Tower Bridge Arms

London Bridge


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    0
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    0
Tower Bridge Arms is close to London Bridge - you will find a wonderful selection of ales and beers on tap and bottled that are sourced from all over the world as well as some of the top microbreweries…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Fitzrovia


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    40
  • Standing
    60
This site is currently taking a break and hopes to reopen in winter 2020, but you can still enjoy delicious B&H cocktails and catch up with the team at sister venue Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings…
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14 Hills

City of London


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    170
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    350
Beautifully nicknamed 'the forest in the sky', 14 Hills is a foliage-adorned restaurant and bar in the heart of London’s Square Mile. Perfectly poised on Fenchurch Street, the space caters to lunch and…
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The Devonshire

Balham


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    45
  • Standing
    80
Located in the heart of Balham, between Balham and Clapham South tube stations, The Devonshire welcomes you with open arms to experience the finest of seasonal food, the extensive gin shelves and cocktails…
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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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    50
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    75
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…
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Simmons Fulham

Fulham


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    67
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    300
  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…
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Roller Nation

North London


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    0
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    650
The New Home of Roller Disco in London. Who'd have thought it was possible to have this much fun on 8 wheels!  This purpose designed and built space offers the ultimate Rollerdisco experience. The…
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Masonic Temple @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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    44
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    60

Hidden behind a secret wooden door is the imposing Grade I listed Masonic Temple, one of the original masonic rooms within five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street dating back to 1912.

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25 Paul Street

Shoreditch


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    30
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    120

Fancy something a little different for your next event? 25 Paul Street is as quirky as they come, featuring snazzy, 70s-inspired interiors that provide plenty of wow factor. But that's not all, as it also boasts unique cocktails, fun DJ sets and secret passageways.

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The Star In Shoreditch

East London


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    0
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    200
Street food, craft beer and incredible cocktails await any who venture towards The Star. Multiple screens both inside and out on our covered terrace make us top of the league when it comes to sports bars…
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Exhibit

Balham


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    400
  • Standing
    600

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.

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