Sit Down Dinner and Drinks Venue Hire

Finding the perfect sit down dinner and drinks venue hire option in London can be a difficult task, but we're here to help. From formal events with grand dining options to more casual affairs, if you're planning a corporate or personal event, the choice of party options is pretty wide. Let us do the hard work, and take a look at our list of the best venues in London to hire the ultimate dining and drinks experience.

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Last updated on 7th January 2020




El Garito

14 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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Located within the bustling transport hub, St Pancras by Searcys is home to the longest Champagne bar in Europe, and offers the ideal escape to sit back and soak up the charm of the magnificent station…
Champagne Bar Glass Room Tasting Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 10 20 14
Capacity standing 400 30 25
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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After opening seven restaurants across India, and one in Dubai, experimental Indian restaurant brand Farzi Café has brought its intriguing dishes to London. Renowned for its thoroughly modern take on…
Ground Floor Basement Entire Venue
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 70 130
Capacity standing 120 150 270
Min spend midweek * £5,000.00 £5,000.00 -
Min spend weekend * £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 £8,000.00 - £10,000.00 -
Cost * - - -

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The Exhibit

505 user reviews 4
The Exhibit has it all under one roof! Open till 3am on Saturday until Christmas.  From bottomless brunching and sing-along boozicals, exclusive cinema and karaoke suites, weekly life drawing and dancing…
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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Exhibit B

183 user reviews 4
At Exhibit B they've got it all under one roof! From bottomless brunches and puppy – love boozicals, quirky cocktails and mouth-watering munch, to exclusive cinema screenings and our killer karaokeit…
Ski Cabin
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * 250
Min spend weekend * 500
Cost * -

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Roti Chai

108 user reviews 4
Launched in 2011 and located on a quiet mews in the heart of the West End, Roti Chai is set over two floors with a fast, canteen style Street Kitchen on the ground floor and refined Dining Room below.The…
Dining Room Private Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 80
Capacity standing 90
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Take your events to the next level in one of London’s most elegant party spaces. Known for their elegant approach to food, drink and music, Spiritland has made a name for itself at their flagship site…
Spiritland Royal Festival Hall
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 180
Capacity standing 300
Min spend midweek * 4000
Min spend weekend * 7000
Cost * -

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The Royal Over-Seas League is dedicated to championing international friendship and understanding throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. A non-profit private members’ club, we’ve been bringing like…
Princess Alexandra Hall Hall of India and Pakistan
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 130 160
Capacity standing 180 200
Min spend midweek * Monday to Sunday: Room Hire £1,625.00 + VAT; Minimum spend @ £6,500.00 + VAT Monday to Sunday: Room Hire £1,625.00 + VAT; Minimum spend @ £6,500.00 + VAT
Min spend weekend * Monday to Sunday: Room Hire £1,625.00 + VAT; Minimum spend @ £6,500.00 + VAT Monday to Sunday: Room Hire £1,625.00 + VAT; Minimum spend @ £6,500.00 + VAT
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Balls Brothers Austin Friars is a large and spacious bar; quite the jack of all trades, being the perfect venue for business meetings, informal office parties or meals out with friends. Exposed brick…
Studio Bar Mezzanine Green Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 75 25
Capacity standing 50 100 40
Min spend midweek * £500 £1k From £250
Min spend weekend * On Request On Request On request
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The Boathouse

295 user reviews 4
The Boathouse in Putney is a lovely Young's & Co. owned London riverside pub, consisting of a pub and patio on the ground floor and a restaurant with a balcony overlooking the river serving British…
Mezzanine
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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St. Barts Brewery

256 user reviews 5
Located just a short walk from Farringdon and Barbican and St. Paul's tube stations, St Bart’s Brewery is a grand 120 seat pub, restaurant and private hire event space. The luxurious all-day bar and…
Balfour Private Room Balfour and Mezzanine Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 40 120
Capacity standing 40 70 220
Min spend midweek * 1000 4000 14000
Min spend weekend * 2000 5000 10000
Cost * - - -

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WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
Cirrus or Cumulus rooms Nimbus room Stratus or Alto rooms
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 20 20 30
Capacity standing 25 30 35
Min spend midweek * Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT Minimum food & beverage spend for weekday lunch time, evening and day events £500 + VAT
Min spend weekend * No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,000 + VAT No room hire fee, Minimum catering spend – £1,500 + VAT
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Charlotte's W5

28 user reviews 4
Charlotte's W5 is situated in central Ealing in an impressive heritage stable block featuring original exposed brick work, concrete flooring with splashes of bold graphic tiling sunken in and beautiful…
Board Room Conservatory Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 36 120
Capacity standing 25 40 200
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The Princess of Wales

4 user reviews 4
The Princess of Wales Pub in Primrose Hill is 150 years old but after a recent renovation it's boasting the best of two worlds. With a strong history of British traditions this warm and welcoming Gastro…
Princess Room The Garden Room Banksy Garden
Type of space Private Room Basement Space Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 50 50 30
Capacity standing 80 80 50
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -
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The Groucho Club

3 user reviews 4
The Groucho Club is a private members club open to men and women formed in 1985. From a dinner for two people to whole club hire for 350 people, The Groucho Club is an exceptional destination and can…
The Soho Bar The Gennaro Room The Mary-Lou Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 60 30
Capacity standing 150 100 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Gun

71 user reviews 4
A Grade II listed early 19th century building, steeped in history, The Gun is located on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of the Docklands. The Gun takes its name from the cannon, fired to celebrate…
River Room Cabin Room Red Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 16 22 20
Capacity standing 0 30 30
Min spend midweek * From £650 From £650 From £500
Min spend weekend * From £650 From £650 From £500
Cost * - - -
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30 Euston Square

1 user review 4
CREATING EXCEPTIONAL EVENT EXPERIENCES 30 Euston Square is a stunning, versatile award -winning venue in a perfect central London location. This unique venue integrates grand Edwardian facade, original…
State Rooms & Rooftop Terrace Heritage Rooms Auditorium & Exhibition Space
Type of space Rooftop Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 160 40 300
Capacity standing 230 50 300
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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Woods' Silver Fleet

1 user review 4
For nearly seventy years, the Woods family have slowly built their fleet of luxe 'river yachts', establishing their Thames fleet to compete within the elite list of most prestigious venues for privateand…
Silver Sturgeon Silver Barracuda Silver Darling
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 440 140 12
Capacity standing 550 200 12
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - £950.00

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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a Modern All-day Brasserie and Bar in Clerkenwell. With varied eating and drinking spaces, welcoming service and all-day flexibility, Bourne & Hollingsworth…
Exclusive Hire Below & Hidden The Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 120 0 12
Capacity standing 210 45 0
Min spend midweek * From £3,000 - 300
Min spend weekend * From £10,000 - 600
Cost * - - -
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The Whippet Inn

175 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of Kensal Green, The Whippet Inn is a bistro bar with a focus on great vibes and stunning food, with a craft beer and wine selection to match. The daily-changing lunch and dinner menu…
The Snug/ Semi-Private Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Tate Modern

1 user review 4
One of the most recognisable buildings in the UK, the Tate Modern is not only a true icon of the capital, it's also one of the best places to catch international art and stunning views of the skyline on…
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Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Cigalon

3 user reviews 5
Cigalon is open Monday to Friday from 12.00pm to 2:15pm and from 5:45pm to 9.45pm.   Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the…
Whole Venue Private Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 64 8
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * £3,000 £300
Min spend weekend * £3,000 -
Cost * - -

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Sway

411 user reviews 4
Recently refurbished this stunning venue combines a restaurant, bar, club and conference space all in one. Located within a stones throw of Covent Garden and Holborn, the newly refurbished Sway is theperfect…
Whole Venue Bar & Kitchen Whole Basement
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Basement Space
Capacity seated 200 200 0
Capacity standing 920 350 780
Min spend midweek * £7,000 £5,000 £3,000
Min spend weekend * £50,000 £8,000 £30,000
Cost * - - -
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Whyte & Brown

57 user reviews 4
Whyte & Brown is a bar and restaurant that focuses its meals mainly around chicken and eggs. The Soho's restaurant interior has a rustic and cool touch set over two floors with a variation of seating…
Upstairs Terrace Whole Venue
Type of space
Capacity seated 100 40 150
Capacity standing 150 50 240
Min spend midweek * From £4,000 From £2,500 From £5,000
Min spend weekend * From £6,500 From £4,500 From £9,000
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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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Hampshire Penthouse

3 user reviews 5
In pride of place on the top floor of the 5-star Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire hotel sits At The Hampshire Penthouse, a versatile space in the heart of London’s West End. Boasting an enviable Leicester…
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Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Cinnamon Kitchen

11 user reviews 5
Cinnamon Kitchen is an award-winning Indian restaurant in the centre of the city. Taking pride in the innovative and bold nature of their cuisine, this is simply one of the finest Asian restaurant andcocktail…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 250
Capacity standing 450
Min spend midweek * £18k
Min spend weekend * £25k
Cost * -

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Located just off Bishopsgate, next door to Liverpool Street Station, the latest venue from the Humble Grape family is the perfect for a few post-work drinks or a spot of dinner. Alongside serving up 30…
Private Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 23
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Scarlett Green

65 user reviews 5
The Daisy Green Collection have done it again with this awesome Soho spot! Scarlett Green a split level, all-day dining venue serves up Aussie coffee, bottomless brunch, healthy lunchtime salads and innovative…
Bar & Lounge Area Downstairs Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 50 80
Capacity standing 100 120
Min spend midweek * Section hire: £25 perperson | £5000.00 for exclusive hire £6000.00
Min spend weekend * Section hire: £25 perperson | £7000.00 for exclusive hire £8000.00
Cost * - -

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Scoff & Banter Kensington

22 user reviews 5
A charmed spot for afternoon tea and roast dinners alike, Scoff & Banter Kensington is stunningly decorated with reclaimed furniture and fittings, intricately detailed high ceilings in keeping with…
The Sung Vanderbilt Suite Victoria & Albert Suite
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 30 14 100
Capacity standing 50 14 140
Min spend midweek * From £22 per person £450 £850
Min spend weekend * From £22 per person £350 £500
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The Serpentine Galleries are two contemporary art galleries in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Central London. The Serpentine has presented pioneering exhibitions of 2,263 artists over 45 yearsshowing…
Serpentine Gallery Serpentine Sackler Gallery Serpentine Sackler Gallery and Chucs at the Serpentine
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 40 40 120
Capacity standing 200 100 500
Min spend midweek * £3.5 -15k £3.5 -15k £3.5 -15k
Min spend weekend * £3.5 -15k £3.5 -15k £3.5 -15k
Cost * - - -
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The Hoxton, Holborn

2 user reviews 5
The Hoxton, Holborn opened its doors on High Holborn in 2014, offering a place for people to sleep, eat, work and play. Its ground-floor events space, The Apartment, features six individually designed…
The Apartment Living Room The Library & Drawing Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 42 26
Capacity standing 200 150 40
Min spend midweek * from £4,500 from £1,500 from £1,000
Min spend weekend * from £3,500 from £1,500 from £800
Cost * - - -
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The Fable

647 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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Monmouth Kitchen

24 user reviews 5
The team behind the May Fair Bar and the May Fair Kitchen add to their culinary empire, bringing the Monmouth Kitchen to Mercer Street in Covent Garden. With a stunning menu of Peruvian and Italian infusions…
The Lounge
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 12
Capacity standing 60
Min spend midweek * From £30 per person
Min spend weekend * From £30 per person
Cost * -

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Salvador & Amanda

1144 user reviews 4
Salvador & Amanda has been bringing cultural flavour and the fiesta of Spain to Leicester Square for 15 years. Just a stone's throw away from Leicester Square tube station, you can unwind in stylish…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 270
Min spend midweek * From £2.5k
Min spend weekend * £15 - 20k
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 * - -

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Boulevard Theatre

1 user review 4
“…the Boulevard is sheer class: a delicious, art deco-inspired jewel box of leather and gleaming glass” (The Times). Soho's newest venue is now open! Set in the heart of the most diverse and vibrant…
Auditorium Stalls Lounge Restaurant & Bar
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 165 30 50
Capacity standing 250 60 200
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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The Cow - Geronimo Inns

551 user reviews 4
The Cow is a charming pub found in Westfield, right opposite the Olympic Park. Teaming fresh food with moreish wines and a hearty contingent of real ales - not to mention the spectacular views - The Cow…
The Langthorne Bar The Gallery Monti's Parlour
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 80 20 18
Capacity standing 130 40 25
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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Market Hall Fulham

41 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.