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 25th January 2023




Scoff & Banter Kensington

Kensington


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    140
Flooded with natural light, Scoff & Banter is set in an atmospheric space characterised by high ceilings and aesthetic details recalling a bygone era. At Scoff & Banter, The Farmer’s Selection…
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The Coach Makers Arms Pub Marylebone

Marylebone


  • Sitting
    42
  • Standing
    0
Located close to Bond Street tube station, The Coach Makers Arms is one of the gems of Marylebone. Recently refurbished, the venue spreads over three floors; the buzzy ground floor pub has a forever changing…
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RSA House

Central London


  • Sitting
    140
  • Standing
    200
RSA House is a charming Georgian Town House in the heart of Central London which has the perfect balance of traditional style with exciting modern twists. The house has unique and contrasting spaces from…
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The Thomas Cubitt Belgravia

West London


  • Sitting
    62
  • Standing
    100
Named after one of London’s legendary master builder, this venue has earned itself the name as a local institution. The reputation is testament to its selection of drinks, ‘farm to fork’ cookingand…
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Alice House West Hampstead

Hampstead


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    0
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    0
Welcome to The Alice House, a fusion of vintage glamour and contemporary socializing. With its retro brick interior, quirky light fittings and chunky wooden furniture, The Alice House offers a chic, cosy…
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The Signal - Hippo Inns

Forest Hill


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    100
The Signal wants to be a reflection of the needs of the local community. On any given day there is always a diverse mix of people to be found in The Signal, from mums with their babies to local musicians…
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The Alfred Tennyson Pub Belgravia

Knightsbridge


  • Sitting
    48
  • Standing
    80
A beautifully British gastropub at the heart of Knightsbridge. On the corner of the quaint Motcomb Street and a stones throw from Belgravia’s Embassies, The Alfred Tennyson's cosy and intimate…
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Salsa! Soho

Leicester Square


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    0
Salsa is an authentic South American themed nightclub and bar on Charing Cross Road, bringing colour, culture and style to the heart of London. In essence, Salsa is a unique experience that'll have you…
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London Sky Bar (Atmosphere Venues)

Victoria


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    500

A dramatic location offering 360 degree views of the central London skyline, London Sky Bar 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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Gun

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    130
  • Standing
    500
A Grade II listed early 19th-century building, steeped with history, The Gun is located in the heart of the Docklands. The boozer takes its name from the cannon, fired to celebrate the opening of the West…
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Near & Far Camden

Camden


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    40
Near & Far Camden brings a touch of retro Californian vibes to Camden. With its palm trees and desert shades, the site is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of Camden Market. Set over 4 floors,the…
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    200
This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations. Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining…
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Sunday in Brooklyn

Notting Hill


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    75
Sunday in Brooklyn, based in the heart of Notting Hill, is available for large party bookings and full restaurant buyouts, with several event options available to make it the perfect venue for companies…
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The Bull Westfield

Shepherd's Bush


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    70
The Bull's warm, friendly pub is a unique venue spread over two floors, with an additional mezzanine level. Located on the Southern Terrace of Westfield Shepherd's Bush, this friendly gastro-pub is part…
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Pantechnicon

Chelsea


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    160
Pantechnicon is a striking London location inspired by Nordic and Japanese creativity and craftsmanship. With a number of restaurants, bars and outside terraces set across six floors, they've got entire…
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The Victoria Mile End

East London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    200
Tucked away in the East End of London a stones throw from Mile End Tube Station this historic Inn has been giving a new lease of life. Run by Matt and the team the pub has a unique seafood menu whereall…
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Aubaine Notting Hill

Central London


  • Sitting
    76
  • Standing
    90
This branch of French gastronomy haven Aubaine overlooks Hyde Park and is as handy as it is well-decorated. As popular with locals as it is tourists, it’s a luxurious, relaxing space to set up campfor…
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Aquavit

Central London


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    250
Aquavit London is located in the new development St James Market, fast becoming a foodie haven in the West End nestled behind Piccadilly Circus. This eye catching venue featuring an expansive restaurant…
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Vinoteca Farringdon

Farringdon


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    50
Back in 2005, Vinoteca in Farringdon opened to London wine lovers and is hailed as one of the best wine bars in London. Taking inspiration from wine bars in Southern Europe, Vinoteca offers an eclectic…
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The Oyster Shed

City of London


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    200
The Oyster Shed is a fantastic restaurant located right on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of the City of London. Offering a modern dining and drinking with a nautical and yacht inspired theme…
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Cigalon

Central London


  • Sitting
    68
  • Standing
    0
Cigalon is open Tuesday to Friday Lunch and Dinner.  Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the ground floor and in the basement…
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The Drift

Liverpool Street


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    0
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    0
The Drift is located at the foot of the Salesforce (Heron) Tower; a quirky sanctuary in the heart of The City. From restaurateurs Drake & Morgan, the people behind City favourites The Folly andThe…
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Inamo Soho

Central London


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    30
Take complete control of your dining experience at Inamo, using the world’s first interactive ordering system, beamed onto your table. Order your meal, view the chefs at work on ‘chef cam’, and much…
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Hush Mayfair

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    54
  • Standing
    80
Hush Mayfair  Tucked away in the historic heart of Mayfair, you'll find Hush's hidden townhouse which remains as one of London’s favourite dining destinations, encompassing two unique dining spaces…
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The Dickens Inn

City of London


  • Sitting
    500
  • Standing
    800
The Dickens Inn pub in London has a long and intriguing history intertwined with Charles Dickens and East London heritage. First the wooden warehouse building thought to have housed tea since late 1700s…
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The Grazing Goat Marylebone

Central London


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    100
Situated on the quaint New Quebec Street just around the corner from Oxford Street, Hyde Park and Marylebone, this beautifully restored unique hidden gem provides rare tranquility in this part of London…
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The Castle Tooting

Tooting


  • Sitting
    129
  • Standing
    0
One of Tootings oldest pubs, The Castle has been part of the Young’s estate since 1832 and has an exciting history; American film actor, director and producer, John Wayne is known for frequenting The…
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Loft East

Bethnal Green


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    100
Overview: Stylish loft space on the top floor of a trendy building in East London operated by View From The Rooftop Accommodates up to 100 guests Blank canvas with exposed wooden beams and minimalist…
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The Admiralty

West End


  • Sitting
    86
  • Standing
    150
A traditional pub with a story to tell, The Admiralty is a step back in time to the decks of HMS Victory and the Battle of Trafalgar. Looking out to Nelson’s Column, it’s officially London’s most…
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The Lampery Restaurant and Bar

City of London


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    0
  • Standing
    200
The Lampery is an all-day dining, food & drink hotspot providing good, honest cooking in the heart of historic London. The contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar is located within the Apex City of…
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Britain's Biggest Houseboat

Aldgate


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    60
This boathouse (the largest in the UK) is currently moored at St Katharine Docks, London. Divided between 2 decks, the venue offers 2 reception areas, a kitchen, a dining area and a sauna. It also comes…
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Marcus

Knightsbridge


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    0
Michelin-starred Marcus is a relaxed and contemporary space in Knightsbridge offering the very best in British produce. Their seasonal tasting menus and à la carte menu highlight quality and provenance…
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Betto Tapas & Cocktails

Balham


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    80
Betto takes its name from a vision of[(Bet)ter (To)gether]. Betto believe the fondest memories are made when people gather around the table and share a meal together.  The best tapas and cocktail bar…
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The Sterling

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    500
Nestled at the base of London's iconic Gherkin building is The Sterling, a relaxing bar that comes complete with bags of style and elegance. The huge windows allow light to flood in and illuminate theimpressive…
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Bond St. Tea Rooms

Central London


  • Sitting
    56
  • Standing
    100
Blending contemporary details and classic wood-panelled interiors, Bond St. Tea Rooms sets itself apart with a twist on the traditional British afternoon tea. Begin your experience with a selection ofItalian…
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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    0
An all-day British brasserie located on Level 36 at Sky Garden, Darwin is the perfect spot for indulging in delicious food and taking in the incredible views over the city. Experience the beautiful surrounding…
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The Refinery New Street Square

Holborn


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    250
Tucked between Fleet Street and Chancery Lane, The Refinery New Street Square boasts a gorgeous al fresco terrace expanding onto the main square - perfect for fresh Summer lunches & evening drinksgatherings…
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Upstairs @ Trafalgar Tavern

Greenwich


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    350
The Trafalgar Tavern sits on the banks of the River Thames giving all guests an amazing view of the great city, with its historical character and charm the venue will be the talk of the party. The First…
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Boisdale of Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    40
  • Standing
    70
Boisdale of Canary Wharf opened in summer 2011. The two-floor venue overlooking Cabot Square comprises restaurant, oyster bar and grill, whisky bar, Cuban cigar library and shop and live music venue. The…
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Salvador and Amanda Covent Garden

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    270
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…
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Harry's Bar & Brasserie

City of London


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    270
Harry's Bar in the City of London is one of the best for after works drinks. Every night, the bar is full of trendy, urban workers loosening their ties to enjoy their evening sipping cocktails and enjoying…
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Gymkhana

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    10
  • Standing
    0
The concept behind Gymkhana is taken from the elite clubs of India where members of high society socialise, eat, drink, and play sport, with a focus on tandoor and chatpatta dishes – designed to share…
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28 Well Hung

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    150
28 Well Hung Restaurant Old St is a cool spot with great outside space, loads of light, a welcoming vibe and a brilliant private events space upstairs. Based on the main plaza at The Bower, on Old Street…
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The Mitre Lancaster Gate

Notting Hill


  • Sitting
    25
  • Standing
    90
A Grade II building that's just a stones throw away from Hyde Park, The Mitre is a fine traditional Victorian pub in the heart of Paddington. Dating back to 1850, it is a popular haunt for many localsyet…
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Aubaine Marylebone

Marylebone


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    150
Tucked just off the high street you’ll find Aubaine Marylebone, with floor to ceiling windows surrounding the front that welcome you in, fresh interiors and a contemporary charm. This relaxed yet contemporary…
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Banking Hall

City of London


  • Sitting
    280
  • Standing
    700
Banking Hall is the perfect venue to impress your guests. Hire the Banking Hall if you are looking for somewhere with charm and grandeur. The Grade II listed Main Hall was designed in the 1930s and has…
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AMP Studios

South London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    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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Haymarket Kitchen

Central London


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    250
Found in the heart of London's bustling Tiger Tiger, Haymarket Kitchen is a modern restaurant with signature style. Boasting quirky interiors with a contemporary edge, Haymarket Kitchen is a modern eatery…
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The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Waterloo


  • Sitting
    24
  • Standing
    50
The Duke of Sussex is a reflection of the needs of their local community. Their food is simple and harks back to the days when the British Pub first came. It is inspired by the Alehouses & Taverns…
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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    150
Beaufort House’s home-from-home atmosphere is everything you could possibly want from a private members club. Spread across four floors, each bar has its own atmosphere to suit your mood. There’s the…
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No 29 Power Station West

Battersea


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    500
As part of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment, No 29 Power Station West can be found in South London, overlooking the Thames. The all day bar and restaurant is the fifth addition to the Darwin amp…
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One Marylebone

Central London


  • Sitting
    400
  • Standing
    500
Built in 1826 on its own ‘island’ in the heart of the capital, One Marylebone opened its doors in 2008 and quickly rose to become one of the leading event spaces in the Capital. Beautifully refurbished…
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Balthazar

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    80
Situated in the heart of Theatreland, just off the Covent Garden plaza, Balthazar is perfect for both pre and post theatre dining. They offer a range of French inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch anddinner…
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Balfour St Bart's

City of London


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    220
Located just a short walk from Farringdon, Barbican and St. Paul's tube stations, Balfour St Bart’s is a grand 120 seat restaurant, bar and private hire event space.  St Bart's is independent &family…
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Dial Arch

South London


  • Sitting
    120
  • Standing
    150
Located in the heart of the Royal Arsenal Riverside Development, the Dial Arch is just minutes away from Woolwich Arsenal DLR and Woolwich Arsenal rail station. The venue's beautiful and historic building…
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Westminster Boating Base

Central London


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    350
Westminster Boating Base is a unique venue, set in the very pretty Pimlico Gardens. The principal function rooms are linked over the atrium and the pavilion extends over the river, with floor to ceiling…
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Aubaine Mayfair

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    120
Right in the heart of Mayfair, Aubaine provides a luxurious escape from the hustle and the bustle of the city. Its chic and sophisticated style is the perfect backdrop for a lunch meeting, or to refuel…
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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    48
  • Standing
    80

With floor to ceiling windows overlooking Liverpool Street, the Andaz Studio is a fully self-contained loft-style space presenting the perfect room for interactive evenings.

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