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 30th August 2022




Ironmongers' Hall

City of London


  • Sitting
    200
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    250
Built in the 1920's, the Tudor-style Ironmongers Hall feels like a country house re-located to the heart of the City of London. The hall offers a comprehensive facility in which to hold differing events…
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No 11 Pimlico Road

Chelsea


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    200
No 11 Pimlico Road is a spacious, light-filled all-day bar and restaurant with plenty of outside seating nestled in the heart of Belgravia, just a short walk from Sloane Square or Victoria Stations, The…
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The Coach Makers Arms

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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116 Pall Mall

Central London


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    350
The Confectioner's Afternoon Tea  116 and Searcys have launched a new afternoon tea taking place every Saturday from 2pm. On the doorstep to London’s Theatreland and with many iconic landmarks just…
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The Thomas Cubitt

West London


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    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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Jones & Sons

Dalston


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    70
  • Standing
    100
A trendy restaurant bar in Dalston, Jones & Sons is located in an old Victorian textile factory; an understated space where everything is in the details. A lot of effort went into designing this venue…
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The White Swan

Holborn


  • Sitting
    52
  • Standing
    150
The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of a ground floor main room, an intimate mezzanine and a first floor dining room, this…
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The Alfred Tennyson

Knightsbridge


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    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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Vinoteca Farringdon

Farringdon


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    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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Trishna

Marylebone


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    35
  • Standing
    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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The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Kensington


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    24
  • Standing
    40
Cheneston's Restaurant is situated within the luxurious 5-star Milestone Hotel and offers guests a truly British experience. A short walk from South Kensington and Knightsbridge, Cheneston's Restaurant…
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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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No.17 Dickens Yard

Ealing


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    0
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    200
Renowned group Darwin & Wallace have opened their seventh venue, this time turning their attention to West London. Located a stone's throw from Ealing Broadway tube station, No. 17 Dickens Yard isa…
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Church House Westminster

Westminster


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    372
  • Standing
    550
Located in the heart of London, Church House Westminster is a Grade II listed multi-purpose event and conference venue hosting more than 800 events a year. Its 19 rooms are full of character and rangefrom…
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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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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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    80
  • Standing
    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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The Chelsea Ram

Chelsea


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    20
  • Standing
    25
The first of Geronimo Inns' pubs, The Chelsea Ram is a gorgeous gastro-pub composed of a blend of delicious fresh food, fine wine, delightful beers and a great atmosphere that helped to put the Ram onthe…
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Dirty Bones - Restaurants in London
When it comes to a meal with heart, there's no better than Dirty Bones. NYC-inspired, big on cocktail flavours and vibrant from morning until night thanks to their fun-time attitude, this venue group are…
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The Princess Royal

Notting Hill


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    20
  • Standing
    30
The Princess Royal, which has been recently refurbished, boasts a beautiful pub, restaurant, two private dining rooms, 4 hotel rooms plus ample outdoor space. This Notting Hill gem focuses on seasonal…
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Chotto Matte

West End


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    160
  • Standing
    250
Internationally acclaimed power-house Chotto Matte serves up high quality Nikkei cuisine; described as the marriage of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine, showcasing stunning signature dishes devised and crafted…
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Chameleon

Marylebone


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    320
  • Standing
    450
As chameleons have the ability to change colour the concept for Chameleon restaurant is curated to be a multi experiential and unique venue. At the foot of the Grade I listed iconic building of One Marylebone…
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Heist Bank

Paddington


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    100
  • Standing
    350
Pizza + Beer + Flowers = Heist Bank From the brains behind popular London venues The Elgin, The Gallery, Ask for Janice, Graphic and more comes a Paddington hangout. The Urban Leisure Group present Heist…
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The Hoxton, Holborn

Holborn


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    50
  • Standing
    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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The Parlour

Canary Wharf


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    100
  • Standing
    300
The Parlour is a striking bar and restaurant with a large alfresco terrace in Canary Wharf, serving imaginative food and drinks. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Parlour is the perfect retreat…
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El Garito Hackney

Hackney


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    50
  • Standing
    50
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…
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Humble Grape Battersea

Battersea


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    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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BAO King’s Cross

King's Cross


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    48
  • Standing
    120
BAO King's Cross is inspired by the western style cafes in Asia, from the Boleros of Taiwan to the Kissetens of Japan. Experience Room Service on the first floor featuring TV screen and mini-bar or host…
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Small Beer Brew Co

South London


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    140
  • Standing
    170
Located in the heart of Bermondsey, Small Beer Brew Co. is the world’s first small beer brewery, specialising in brewing classic beer styles below 2.8%. As well as being home to brewing innovation,The…
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Circus

Covent Garden


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    140
  • Standing
    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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Temper Soho

Soho


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    20
  • Standing
    25
temper Soho is a hidden gem, tucked away under street level.  The menu focuses on ethically-sourced meat, butchered in-house and cooked over fire, alongside tacos and regularly-changing specials…
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Aeronaut

Acton


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    180
  • Standing
    200
 Best Pub in London 2017/18 - DesignMyNight Awards / Best Pub in London 2015/16 - DesignMyNight Awards / Best All-In-One Venue 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards Welcome to a pubbing experience likeno…
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Smiths of Smithfield

Farringdon


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    0
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    0
The long-awaited evolution of Farringdon's much-loved iconic site is finally here. Situated in the heart of the City of London, SMITHS is a stunning example of a Grade II listed building that over theyears…
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Scoff & Banter Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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    180
  • Standing
    250
Floor-to-ceiling windows stretch the length of the hotel’s riverside restaurant Scoff & Banter, creating a feeling of space and airiness paired with views of the Thames and O2 Arena. At Scoff amp…
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Princess Victoria

Shepherd's Bush


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    125
  • Standing
    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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Dehesa

Central London


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    20
  • Standing
    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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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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    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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Drake and Morgan at King's Cross

Kings Cross


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    300
  • Standing
    600
Drake & Morgan at King's Cross is a haven for business lunches, date night dining and bold Sunday brunches. Following on from the booming success stories of venues like The Folly, Fable and Anthologist…
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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 Refinery, Bankside

Waterloo


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    200
  • Standing
    400
Located in the landmark Blue Fin Building on Southwark Street and a stone's throw from Tate Modern and the River Thames, The Refinery sees locals enjoying innovative cocktails, global wines and an impressive…
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Dial Arch

South London


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    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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Vinoteca Chiswick

Chiswick


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    40
  • Standing
    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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Tanner Warehouse

London Bridge


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    450
  Seeking an exceptional events venue close to London Bridge? You’ve found your perfect suitor in Tanner Warehouse, Bermondsey Street’s flexible private hire location ready to host events for anywhere…
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Grand Connaught Rooms

Holborn


  • Sitting
    550
  • Standing
    1500
An iconic event venue in Covent Garden The magnificent Grace II* listed De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms can be found on Great Queen Street, that connects Covent Garden with Holborn in the West End of London…
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Jugged Hare

Victoria


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    0
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    0
An old-fashioned spirit centering around good food, good service and a friendly atmosphere. An authentic British pub for sure.  The Jugged Hare was originally part of the National Westminster Bank back…
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Cafe Chula

Camden


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    40
  • Standing
    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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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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Gray's Inn

Holborn


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    1000
Gray’s Inn is the ideal venue for: • corporate conferences, meetings and seminars • private wedding and christening receptions • dinners and luncheons • lectures and presentations • product…
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The Bull

Streatham


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    50
  • Standing
    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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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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    220
  • Standing
    400
Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London. Smith's delivers a delectable selection…
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London Steakhouse Co. City

City of London


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    20
  • Standing
    0
The award-winning London Steakhouse Company restaurant & bar established in 2008 by Marco Pierre White and James Ogilvie Robertson, has been a permanent fixture on the London restaurant scene eversince…
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The Megaro Eatery

Kings Cross


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    200
  • Standing
    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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Spiritland Festival Hall

Southbank


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    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 Threadneedle Street

City of London


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    150
  • Standing
    400
This stunning, multifaceted venue in the heart of the City, houses a 130-cover GRILL restaurant, 130-cover private members lounge, a destination cocktail bar, a wine-tasting room and a secret den, in…
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The Whippet Inn

Kensal Rise


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    70
Located in the heart of Kensal Green, The Whippet Inn is a gastropub 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…
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Eaton Square Cocktail Bar

Victoria


  • Sitting
    115
  • Standing
    220
A stylish and contemporary restaurant and bar in the heart of Belgravia, Eaton Square Bar pairs delicious French and Modern European cuisine with handcrafted seasonal cocktails to create the ultimate luxury…
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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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Woods' Silver Fleet

Central London


  • Sitting
    440
  • Standing
    550
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…
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The Racketeer

Kings Cross


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    70
  • Standing
    120
In Victorian times, gentlefolk often fell prey to pickpockets whose accomplices would distract victims by causing a racket in the street – hence the name for the latest reboot of this 1840s boozer (formerly…
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Mint Leaf Lounge

City of London


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    100
  • Standing
    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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Museum of London Docklands

East London


  • Sitting
    240
  • Standing
    1000
The Museum of London Docklands is a museum on the Isle of Dogs, east London that tells the history of London's River Thames and the growth of Docklands. From conferences and meetings, to weddings, we…
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The Orange

West London


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    80
  • Standing
    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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Sway, Holborn

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    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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Humble Grape Islington

Islington


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    30
  • Standing
    40
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Islington is an emerald-tiled bar known as Humble Grape. Similar to their sister sites in Liverpool Street, Fleet Street and Battersea, the Islington branch…
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Alice House Queen's Park

Kilburn


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    250
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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