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 26th April 2022




The Guard House

South London


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    80
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    150
A charming and friendly pub. Found in the heart of old is a previous army barracks Young's have transformed this rustic space into a modern, chic gastropub, with the new addition of the elegant glasshouse…
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The Castle Tooting

Tooting


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    129
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    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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Dehesa

Central London


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    20
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    0

Home to a stunning private basement area, Dehesa lets you dine amongst the bottles. Head to the Soho eatery for night of delicious food at their intimate and atmospheric wine cellar table.

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The Dixon Hotel

East London


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    120
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    120
Dixon hotel is a new Autograph Collection hotel in the trendy Bermondsey area, just south from Tower Bridge. Built as a magistrates court and police station in 1905, now a modern lifestyle hotel haskept…
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Best Iberica Restaurants in London
Gorgeous Spanish restaurants with unique interiors and premium tapas in mind, Iberica is a name you don't want to miss for your dinner fix. From locations in Farringdon and Victoria, to plates piled high…
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Monmouth Kitchen

Covent Garden


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    12
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    60
A natural meeting place for locals and visitors alike, Monmouth Kitchen recreates the culinary delights of the Mediterranean and South America, showcasing a contemporary selection of Italian and Peruvian…
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The Royal Over-Seas League

Central London


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    200
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    250
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…
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The Mitre Lancaster Gate

Notting Hill


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    25
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    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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Haymarket Kitchen

Central London


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    150
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    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 Lampery Restaurant and Bar

City of London


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    90
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    100
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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Vinoteca Farringdon

Farringdon


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    35
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    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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Vinoteca Chiswick

Chiswick


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    40
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    0
Vinoteca Chiswick follows the ever-so popular tradition as set down by its sister venues: offering an extensive list of fine wines (200 wines to be exact) from across the world, partnered with an open…
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The Fable

Holborn


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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…
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The Hoxton, Holborn

Holborn


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    50
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    200
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…
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Near & Far Camden

Camden


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    30
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    40
Near & Far Camden brings a touch of California to Camden! Expanding on their signature retro Palm Springs vibes, with its flamingos, palm trees and desert shades, the site is an oasis from the hustle…
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Playboy Club London

Mayfair


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    0
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    0
Playboy Club London is the ultimate Mayfair casino, capturing the original spirit and glamour of the much vaunted club of the 1960s. It is the embodiment of sophistication, elegance and luxury, with high…
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The Orange

West London


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    80
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    120
Formerly a brewery, this Grade II-listed building has been lovingly restored. The award winning British gastropub is set over four uniquely designed floors in the heart of the local community in…
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Hampshire Penthouse

Leicester Square


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    60
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    120
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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The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Waterloo


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    24
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    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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Toddy Shop

Canary Wharf


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    18
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    25
Chai Ki is located in Canary Wharf and provides a fun and contemporary drinking and dining space, serving modern Indian sharing plates and soul food. The all-day menu features Koliwada Calamari, the…
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The Folly

City of London


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    300
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    800
Escape to the Folly & relax in this botanically inspired haven from the Drake & Morgan Collection. Wander through our garden lounge & flower shop or dine at the chef’s table. A sanctuaryof…
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The Exhibit

Balham


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    60
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    100
The Exhibit is an independent neighbourhood bar, restaurant, cinema and event space. The gorgeous venue is spread across three floors with a collection of private hire and outside spaces – the perfect…
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Prince Philip House

Central London


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    120
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    300
Situated in a historic, Grade I listed building overlooking The Mall, St James's Park and found a short stroll from Trafalgar Square, Prince Philip House is a dashing venue at 3 Carlton House Terrace…
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Near & Far Peckham

Peckham


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    70
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    250
Near & Far invite you to Revel on a Whole New Level, as the team from The Magic Roundabout in Old Street and Near & Far Camden introduce a cocktail bar to Peckham. Expect the quirkiest drinks,finest…
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Mint Leaf Lounge

City of London


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    100
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    300
Situated next to the iconic Bank of England, Mint Leaf Lounge serves innovative Indian cuisine in an elegant and stylish setting.   Oozing luxury, Mint Leaf Lounge welcomes guests for lunch, dinner…
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Alice House West Hampstead

Hampstead


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    0
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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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STK CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

Covent Garden


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    240
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    0
This December allow your senses to come alive at the ME London with the STK Christmas Experience, created by the masters of the dinner party, STK London. Looking to arrange your Christmas party for a…
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The Bull

Streatham


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    50
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    100
A classic pub with a modern, contemporary edge, The Bull is a Young's pub in Streatham with a beer garden, booze and burgers on its side. A lush location just South of the city, The Bull is a humble space…
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Timmy Green

Victoria


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    0
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    150
Timmy Green, situated in Nova (Victoria's newest upscale development), is a casual coffee and brunch spot by day that effortlessly transforms into a buzzing evening bar and restaurant by night; serving…
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Princess Victoria

Shepherd's Bush


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    125
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    180
Built in 1829, this historic public house was one of the original gin palaces in London. With over 100 different gins on offer and 40 craft beers and ales, Princess Victoria is a top place to drink inthe…
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Pitcher & Piano London (Cornhill)

City of London


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    200
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    500
Ever wondered why Pitcher & Piano is a name that people return to, time and time again? Look to their Cornhill site for answers.  When they're not supplying drinks before the last train home, orhosting…
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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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    80
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    80
Balans serves all day classics & modern comfort food, alongside a stellar cocktail and drinks list. A fabulously easy place to have a good time since it first opened in 1987 on Old Compton Street.Balans…
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Nutbourne

Battersea


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    60
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    100
Named after the family farm, Nutbourne opened in Battersea in September 2016 and is the third restaurant for the Gladwin brothers. The restaurateurs - who already own The Shed in Notting Hill and Rabbit…
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Restaurant Ours

Knightsbridge


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    200
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    350
Restaurant, cocktail lounge, private dining room and terrace. Simple yet stand-out, Restaurant Ours brings the outside in to create an unexpected space hidden in the heart of Knightsbridge. An internationally…
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Balthazar

Covent Garden


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    60
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    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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Dial Arch

South London


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    120
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    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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The Gate

Brick Lane


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    60
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    80
The Lounge at The Gate is a new lounge bar and terrace just steps from Liverpool street station, Spitalfields and Brick Lane. Located on the fifth floor of an iconic 21 storey Flatiron-style luxury aparthotel…
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Sway, Holborn

Covent Garden


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    200
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    920
Recently refurbished this stunning venue combines a restaurant, bar, club and conference space all in one. Located within a stone's throw of Covent Garden and Holborn, the newly refurbished Sway is the…
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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


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    80
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    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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Scarlett Green

Soho


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    80
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    120
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…
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Humble Grape Battersea

Battersea


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    80
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    110
Settled on bustling Battersea Rise in South London, elegant, industrial-inspired wine bar The Humble Grape is a happening hangout for wine lovers and those vino-curious amongst you. Boutique, brilliant…
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Upstairs @ Trafalgar Tavern

Greenwich


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    200
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    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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Revolution Bar America Square

City of London


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    200
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    680
Revolution Bar in America Square is a party bar in the heart of the City of London that offers a fun time atmosphere at a more than reasonable price. Set in a a bespoke arch beneath Fenchurch Street station…
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Chai Ki

Canary Wharf


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    90
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    120
Chai Ki at Crossrail Place in Canary Wharf is a formal yet contemporary setting, offering modern experimental cooking from across the Indian sub-continent. The drinks range features craft and in-house…
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Tate Modern

South London


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    400
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    600
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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Circus

Covent Garden


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    140
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    300
Circus is a collision of cabaret restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of London’s vibrant Covent Garden. The three course Pan-Asian tasting menu is designed for sharing, with a vegan menu available…
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Trishna

Marylebone


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    35
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    0
Trishna specialises in contemporary Coastal Indian cuisine, alongside an extensive wine list that highlights upcoming regions and fine wines from niche producers and independent wineries from around the…
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INCA London

Central London


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    145
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    250
Proudly being the first cabaret style restaurant in the Soho/Mayfair area, Inca London offers extravagant performances which will have you entertained for the whole evening. Theatrical, glamorous and flirting…
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The Selkirk

Tooting


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    40
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    75
The Selkirk is a Tooting pub set in a beautiful Victorian building with tonnes of character where the mantra is simple - good food and drink.  Dishing out cosy comfort by the bucket load, The Selkirk…
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Icetank

Covent Garden


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    50
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    80
If you are looking for a venue for your private event that can be perfectly tailored to your specific vision, then Icetank's beautifully illuminated blank canvas space is for you. The 2,500 sq ft of white…
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Salvador and Amanda Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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    120
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    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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London Sky Bar (Atmosphere Venues)

Victoria


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    300
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    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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Balls Brothers Minster Court

City of London


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    180
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    300
With over 150 years of experience tucked under their belt, the Balls Brothers family bring their signature mix of extensive wines, traditional English dining and inventive cocktails to the financial district…
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The Megaro Eatery

Kings Cross


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    200
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    300
The Megaro Eatery masters the Italian essence with the best seasonal and local British products, bringing to the heart of King´s Cross a different Italian concept . Just minutes from the station, this…
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Balfour St Bart's

City of London


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    120
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    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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Mama Fuego

Greenwich


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    65
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    70
Mama Fuego is a day and night riverside venue on North Greenwich Pier by the O2. Like its sister venue Abuelo Covent Garden, Mama Fuego is Australian style with South American twist, and is famous for…
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Spiritland Festival Hall

Southbank


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    180
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    300
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…
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M Restaurant Victoria Street

Victoria


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    440
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    400
Previous Managing Director of Gaucho restaurant, Martin Williams is now the high-end restaurateur of the M Restaurant collective including M Grill and M Raw, which together ooze the utmost elegance and…
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The Bloomsbury Club Bar

Soho


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    0
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Made up of intellectuals, writers, artists and philosophers, the Bloomsbury Set placed leisure - and pleasure - at the forefront of their ideals and as vital to personal cultivation as their respective…
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The Boathouse

Putney


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    0
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    0
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…
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100 Wardour St

Soho


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    0
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    0
100 Wardour St is Soho's ultimate party venue with dinner and live music, party brunches and a dancefloor where you can get your groove on until the early hours.  The ground floor at 100 Wardour St is…
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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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Cafe Chula

Camden


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    40
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    70
Located within the heart of Camden Town is Cafe Chula, an authentic Mexican establishment serving fine traditional cuisine and drinks all throughout the week. With an experienced team of chefs and mixologists…
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Kenza Restaurant and Lounge

Liverpool Street


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    220
  • Standing
    280
If you didn't know Kenza meant 'treasure' in Arabic, you'd still feel it when you walked through the door. It's a world away from the City above - a glamorous bar to lounge in, chic alcoves for private…
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Cocotte Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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    60
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    80
Cocotte is a farm-to-table chicken rotisserie offering healthy, delicious homemade dishes. They pride themselves in partnering with top quality and organic producers. From their 24h marinated and spitroasted…
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