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 19th July 2019




The Bootlegger

23 user reviews 4
Find the secret door and head on down... A sultry prohibition inspired den in the heart of the City, The Bootlegger is a drinking establishment primed for London's retro-lovers. Speakeasy themed, and…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 190
Min spend midweek * 5000
Min spend weekend * 3000
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 * -

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

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Champions of that something a little different, The Dead Dolls House collective have set up shop in a three floor site in Islington where you can hire the space out for some birthday themed frolicking. Party across 4 different bar rooms: the Parlour, Drawing Room, Library or Ballroom and get dancing and drinking until 4am. If North doesn't suit, venture South to their Peckham palace. 

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Altitude 360°

16 user reviews 5

A dramatic location offering 360 degree views of the central London skyline, Altitude is a spectacular choice for everything from weddings to birthday parties and all varieties of corporate events. The 8,300 sq ft space offers a blank canvas, meaning party planners can create a bespoke event to suit every last detail.

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Ask For Janice

248 user reviews 5

Ask For Janice is spread across 2 spaces: one, a light and airy cafe style plot and the other a subterranean bar of dim lights and cocktail cavorting. Hire out whichever suits your needs or see your special occasion through across both of these areas and hire out the whole venue. Ask For Janice has it all really: drinks, DJs, eats, lounging and dancing. Done.  

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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Roadtrip & The Workshop

12 user reviews 4
Roadtrip & The Workshop is a roadside juke joint hangout smack bang in the gateway to Shoreditch. Its laid back rock'n'roll aloofness makes it a prime spot for locals, music types and groups of friends…
Ground Floor Basement
Type of space Private Room Basement Space
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 340 110
Min spend midweek * £7k £5k
Min spend weekend * £15k £8k
Cost * - -

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

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The Basement Shoreditch

13 user reviews 3
A hidden gem in the heart of Shoreditch, The Basement is one of the most unique must-see bars in London. The perfect antidote for packed Shoreditch bars & busy West End Clubs, The Basement is a destination…
Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 61
Capacity standing 73
Min spend midweek * 3000
Min spend weekend * 3000
Cost * £3,000.00

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

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Catch Bar

19 user reviews 3
Established in 2000, Catch Bar in the heart of Shoreditch has become one of the area's most important institutions. Offering consistently fun DJ nights, run by an independent team who champion undiscovered…
Upstairs
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * 5000
Cost * -

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

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Lockhouse

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

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Four Quarters East

1 user review 5
The Four Quarters team have taken their winning combination of nostalgic arcade games and craft beer to Hackney Wick, opening a second location in the shadow of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Four Quarters…
Whole venue hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 74
Capacity standing 170
Min spend midweek * 750
Min spend weekend * 3000
Cost * £200.00

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

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Market Hall Fulham

34 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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Cirque

15 user reviews 2
The Shoreditch Bar Group bring a circus-themed cocktail bar to Old Street. Kitted out with all sorts of quirky memorabilia, guests to Cirque pull up Rubix Cube stools and sup cocktails surrounded by vintage…
Whole Venue Hire
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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Casa Blue

11 user reviews 3
Casa Blue London is a bustling sports bar in the heart of Shoreditch near Brick Lane. Step through the door and you'll encounter a lush venue of velvet upholster, subtle speakeasy charm and a cooper fronted…
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The Last Tuesday Society

125 user reviews 5
Welcome to the World's Most Curious Cocktail Bar... a drinker's cabinet of wonder filled with the most unusual spirits, from the old world and new, together in one curious exhibition of extraordinary…
Austin Osman Spare Room Sarcophagus Table
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 17 10
Capacity standing 25 0
Min spend midweek * 350 -
Min spend weekend * 350 -
Cost * £150.00 -

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

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Sama Bankside

226 user reviews 4
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…
Upper Arch Private Dining Room Lower Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room Basement Space
Capacity seated 26 22 120
Capacity standing 50 40 200
Min spend midweek * £300 £400 1000
Min spend weekend * £500 £750 2000
Cost * - - -

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

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Coin Laundry

87 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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Simmons Fulham

40 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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Circus

714 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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The latest cafe and bar venue added to the Black Sheep family. Located centrally in London by the historical area in the city that retains a dense street pattern of lanes, alleys and courts at its core…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30
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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Barrio Soho

145 user reviews 4
Barrio Soho is one of central London's leading party bars. With a neighbourhood feel at the core of Barrio's concept, the venue's welcoming staff, flamboyant Latino interiors and potent tequila cocktails…
Basement Full Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 90
Capacity standing 100 175
Min spend midweek * £1 - £10k £5-10K
Min spend weekend * N/A N/A
Cost * - -

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

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The Little Blue Door

306 user reviews 5
"It was their vision of the perfect house party; a place where people could meet in an unpretentious environment; and have whatever party they wanted, from chilling in the corner to getting wild and dancing…
The Living Room and Conservatory The Flatmates'Study The Kitchen
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 60 14 30
Capacity standing 90 20 50
Min spend midweek * Please enquire with concierge Please enquire with our concierge for pricing Please enquire with our concierge for pricing
Min spend weekend * Please enquire with concierge Please enquire with our concierge for pricing Please enquire with our concierge for pricing
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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NT's

99 user reviews 4
Situated at the heart of Netil House you'll find NT's, a buzzing warehouse style cocktail bar and rooftop hideaway in Hackney. NT’s is an impressive open plan space with huge windows that look out on…
Full Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 250
Min spend midweek * From 2.5k
Min spend weekend * From 10k
Cost * -

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

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Inamo Covent Garden

250 user reviews 4
When restaurants make a quantum leap into the future London leads the way. At inamo Covent Garden, guests use sleek tablets to place their orders, and can then interact with the striking interactive tabletop…
Onyx Room - interactive Games Room 1st Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 68
Capacity standing 70 110
Min spend midweek * varies daily, please enquire N/A
Min spend weekend * - £40 per head
Cost * - -

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

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The Leopard Bar

21 user reviews 5
For a touch of exclusivity, head to Leopard Champagne Bar in Westminster. This bar focuses on providing an intimate haven for champagne and sushi lovers alike. As the name would suggest, the Leopard Bar…
The Leopard Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 35
Capacity standing 35
Min spend midweek * £2k + £500 for a live jazz band
Min spend weekend * £2k + £500 for a live jazz band
Cost * -

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

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Barge East

346 user reviews 5
Boasting an unparalleled location at the junction of two of London’s waterways, Barge East - a new bar & kitchen based aboard a historic Dutch barge has opened in Hackney Wick at the edge of thebeautiful…
Barge East - full venue hire Top deck Captains Cabin
Type of space Venue Hire Rooftop Private Room
Capacity seated 100 50 10
Capacity standing 150 90 15
Min spend midweek * 1000 500 50
Min spend weekend * 3000 2000 200
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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The Karaoke Hole

67 user reviews 5
The Karaoke Hole is the mischievous little sister of two long-running iconic local hubs - queer pleasure palace Dalston Superstore and London pizza legends Voodoo Ray’s. Tucked away from the bustle of…
Private Room Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 60
Capacity standing 100 100
Min spend midweek * £1300 - £1800 £1300 - £1800
Min spend weekend * £4000 - £6000 £4000 - £5000
Cost * - -

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

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Core

87 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
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 Fitzrovia

99 user reviews 4
Champions in cocktail craft, a fun-time atmosphere and cool little quirks, Simmons Fitzrovia is sure to please! You can expect the traditional eclectic innards with a glittering skull mirrorball suspended…
Function Room Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 54 106
Capacity standing 100 200
Min spend midweek * £500 £2000
Min spend weekend * £1800 5000
Cost * - -

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

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The King of Ladies Man

52 user reviews 4
The King of Ladies Man is the sister venue to The Breakfast Club's Clapham site, situated on Battersea Rise in South London. The cocktail bar and lounge pad pays tribute to a 1970's bachelor pad and draws…
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Best Pub 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards Paradise is a dazzling gastropub, bar and live music venue close to Queen’s Park and Kensal Green stations. With great food and drink, a bustling ambience and…
The Conservatory The Reading Room Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 18 20 24
Capacity standing 45 40 60
Min spend midweek * No minimum spend except Thurs:£500 No minimum spend except Thurs: £300 No minimum spend except Thurs: £1K
Min spend weekend * Friday: £700/Saturday: £1000 exclusive until 11pm £1,500 minimum spend for exclusivity all night £500 £1.2K
Cost * - - -

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

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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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Alfred Le Roy

4 user reviews 5
Cocktails & Cruises... The Alfred Le Roy is a cocktail bar onboard a canal barge, with comfy seating table booths, subtle lighting and eclectic music tracks. You can indulge on board as the ever changing…
Cruising boat venue hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 48
Capacity standing 48
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 Social

81 user reviews 5
In 1999 The Social opened in Little Portland Street. The brainchild of a record company whose offshoots included a hugely successful underground club night, The Social was set up with a simple manifesto…
Whole Venue Basement Hire Upstair Bar Hire
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 250 150 80
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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HUCKSTER

41 user reviews 3
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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Rudie's

269 user reviews 4
Nestling itself into north-east London's quirky Dalston den, Jamaican restaurant & lounge Rudie's is a funky-friendly and happening haunt for Hackney-ites and tourists alike to come catch a slice of…
Root's Lounge
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * 500
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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Embargo Republica

108 user reviews 4
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…
Little Havana The Terrace Main Bar
Type of space Private Room Rooftop Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 40 150
Capacity standing 120 100 300
Min spend midweek * TBC TBC TBC
Min spend weekend * TBC TBC TBC
Cost * - - -

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

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The ArcelorMittal Orbit was created by Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor in collaboration with Cecil Balmond. The staggering views and unique design of the ArcelorMittal Orbit provide an unrivalled…
Observation Platforms
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 220
Capacity standing 270
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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Patch East

155 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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Bounce, Farringdon

973 user reviews 5
Bounce Farringdon in London is a Ping Pong restaurant and bar concept based at the site where Ping Pong was first trademarked. This fantastically fun restaurant bar marries table tennis with trend inspired…
Private Room Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 200
Capacity standing 120 350
Min spend midweek * £2k On Request
Min spend weekend * £5k On Request
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 * -

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

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Basement Sate

272 user reviews 4
Basement Sate brings a hearty dose of Parisian chic to the centre of Soho. A venue with its fingers in many pies, this is your go-to bar if you're searching for a quick sweet nibble, a drink with friends…
Full Venue Hire Bar Area
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 0 0
Capacity standing 110 40
Min spend midweek * £2000 -
Min spend weekend * £5500 -
Cost * - -

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

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Alcotraz - Private Hire

2 user reviews 5
Exclusively hire London’s most talked about venue, Alcotraz, for one of the most unique private hire options London has to offer. This extraordinary venue is the perfect hire with your own alcohol twist…
Entire Prison
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 50
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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