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 18th September 2019




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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Mint Leaf Lounge

54 user reviews 4
Situated next to the iconic Bank of England, Mint Leaf Lounge serves innovative Indian cuisine in an elegant and stylish setting.   A deluxe enviroment for dinner and drinks alike, the restaurant is…
Mezzanine Champagne Bar Whole Venue Small Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 24 100 30
Capacity standing 70 300 0
Min spend midweek * £1.5k £7k £1k
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £4k £1k
Cost * - - -
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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
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Aubaine Marylebone

58 user reviews 5
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…
Back of Restaurant (Semi Private) Whole Venue Hire Private room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 49 95 72
Capacity standing 70 110 90
Min spend midweek * 1200-1500 5000-6000 1,500-4,000
Min spend weekend * 1200-1500 5000-6000 -
Cost * - - -

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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…
Main Space
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 80
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Smith's Bar & Grill

1 user review 4
Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Bar & Grill alongside the canal. Their patio is perfectly placed to enjoy cocktails on a summer evening. The modern…
Private Function Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Groucho Club

2 user reviews 5
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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This unique London venue on the River Thames has recently undergone a £30 million refurbishment, it offers cutting edge technology, improved capacity and new outside space in a location that’s easily…
Kelvin Lecture Theatre Food stalls Roof Terrace
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Rooftop
Capacity seated 626 330 550
Capacity standing 0 330 550
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Tom's Kitchen Chelsea

167 user reviews 4
Planted in the middle of Chelsea, Tom's Kitchen prides itself on being the place to be in West London. Serving food and drink seven days a week with seasonal changes to their menu at the hands of Daniel…
The Blenheim Suite The Drawing Room The First Floor
Type of space
Capacity seated 22 8 40
Capacity standing 30 15 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The Boathouse

264 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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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…
STK Experience
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 240
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Located on the historic Kings road in the heart of Chelsea, a short cab drive away from Sloane Square or South Kensington tube station, The London Steakhouse Co Chelsea is the second restaurant of theaward…
Mezzanine Level Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 18 40
Capacity standing 0 0
Min spend midweek * £800 £4000
Min spend weekend * £1000 £6000
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
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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…
Pavilion & Edgson room
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150
Capacity standing 350
Min spend midweek * N/A
Min spend weekend * N/A
Cost * £3,950.00

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Inamo Covent Garden

261 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 * - -

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113 Chancery Lane is an ideal venue for all kinds of events, including meetings, conferences, training days, seminars, lunches, grand dinners and weddings. They can accommodate almost any size and style…
The Dressler The Bayes The Hardwick
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 280 120 80
Capacity standing 300 210 150
Min spend midweek * £1960 + VAT £1225 + VAT £980 + VAT
Min spend weekend * £4000 + VAT £4000 + VAT £4000 + VAT
Cost * - - -
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Roka Canary Wharf

2 user reviews 5
Experience a fantastic Japanese fine dining and drinking experience at Roka; a lively and inviting award-winning restaurant and bar in Canary Wharf that serves up the very best contemporary Japanese robatayaki…
Restaurant Group Dining Lounge Seated Dining Standing Reception Lounge
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 15 50
Capacity standing 70 18 0
Min spend midweek * depending on enquiry depending on enquiry 1250
Min spend weekend * depending on enquiry depending on enquiry depending on enquiry
Cost * - - -
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Willy's Wine Bar

163 user reviews 4
Willy's Wine Bar in Fenchurch Street provides a welcome break from the buzz of The City and is a great place to grab a spot of lunch or an after work drink. Specializing in wines, Willy's can boast a selection…
Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * From £1500
Min spend weekend * From £1500
Cost * -

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The Imperial Arms

217 user reviews 4
The Imperial is part of a family of classic British gastro pubs situated in the heart of Chelsea. Whether you're hosting a party, a celebration, a business meeting over lunch or simply require a spacious…
Whole Venue Hire Private Dining Room Garden
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 200 50 50
Capacity standing 250 100 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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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…
Nelson Room Exclusive
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 200
Capacity standing 350
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Anthologist

620 user reviews 4
Located in the heart of the City, The Anthologist is a stylish all-day bar and restaurant which boasts a mixology table, deli, two cocktail lounges, a private room complete with 1950's kitchen and an alfresco…
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Capacity seated 0
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Balthazar

1 user review 4
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…
Private Dining Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 80
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Cafe Chula

48 user reviews 4
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…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 70
Min spend midweek * £1500
Min spend weekend * £2000
Cost * -

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No 11 Pimlico Road

522 user reviews 4
No.11 Pimlico Road, situated just a short distance from both Sloane Square and Victoria tube stations, is an all-day dining experience on the former site of The Ebury. The venue is an all-day place - not…
Upstairs @ No.11 The Bookshelves @ No.11 Whole bar @ No.11
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 0 90
Capacity standing 80 50 200
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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WE ARE BAR Bishopsgate

112 user reviews 4
Aiming to be the best neighbourhood bar in The City, and hoping to enjoy themselves while they're doing it, you’ll find WE ARE BAR right next to Liverpool Street Station and open from 9am for breakfast…
230
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 220
Min spend midweek * £500
Min spend weekend * £500
Cost * -

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Ealing Park Tavern

148 user reviews 5
Pub and restaurant group ETM - behind well loved pubs The Jugged Hare in the city and One Canada Square in Canary Warf - are the creative force behind Ealing Park Tavern. This gastro pub follows the lead…
The Oak Room The Saloon Garden Cabana Party
Type of space Private Room Private Room Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 32 0 10
Capacity standing 70 20 70
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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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…
Assembly Hall Bishop Partridge Hall Hoare Memorial Hall
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 372 90 150
Capacity standing 550 150 250
Min spend midweek * - - -
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Cost * - - -

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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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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 0 20
Capacity standing 50 100 30
Min spend midweek * £500 £1k From £250
Min spend weekend * On Request On Request On request
Cost * - - -

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Princess Victoria

129 user reviews 4
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…
Function Room Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 125
Capacity standing 90 180
Min spend midweek * - £1500-£8000
Min spend weekend * - £4000-£12,000
Cost * - -

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The Castle Tooting

708 user reviews 4
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…
Mini Castles
Type of space Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 20
Capacity standing 30
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Victoria Mile End

57 user reviews 4
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. At the rear the walled garden perfect for when the sun shines. When…
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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…
Venue Hire Below & Hidden The Bottle Room
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0 12
Capacity standing 210 45 0
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Ironmongers' Hall

1 user review 5
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…
First Floor Private Room Ground Floor Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 140 50 200
Capacity standing 250 80 250
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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Market Hall Fulham

36 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 * - -

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The Dickens Inn

143 user reviews 4
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…
Function Suite Whole Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150 500
Capacity standing 200 800
Min spend midweek * 3000 10000
Min spend weekend * 5000 25000
Cost * - -

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Humble Grape Battersea

226 user reviews 5
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…
Exclusive Venue Hire Downstairs Wine Bar Upstairs Wine Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 80 43 23
Capacity standing 110 63 50
Min spend midweek * Please enquire TBC TBC
Min spend weekend * Please enquire TBC TBC
Cost * - - -
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Dial Arch

310 user reviews 4
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…
The Montgomery Room The Wellington Room The Montgomery & The Wellington
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 16 22 38
Capacity standing 25 30 50
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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Open daily for lunch and dinner with menus created by chefs Robert Ortiz and Virgilio Martinez (currentled ranked at #4 in the World 50 Best List), LIMA London is a sought after restaurant in Fitzrovia…
Front area The Sotano Whole restaurant
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 12 25 70
Capacity standing 0 50 100
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
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Yum Yum Thai

3 user reviews 4
Yum Yum Thai Restaurant is just that, a Thai restaurant in Stoke Newington specialising in providing customers with a bespoke dining service in a Grade II listed building.  Set over multiple floors and…
Lounge
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * £600.00
Min spend weekend * £600.00
Cost * -

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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…
Tanner Warehouse Tanner Warehouse & Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150 250
Capacity standing 300 450
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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St. Barts Brewery

235 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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Stem + Glory London

227 user reviews 5
Stem + Glory London is aiming to give you a more gastronomic plant based experience, whilst still remaining accessible for everyone. Delicious tasting and beautiful looking breakfast, lunch and evening…
Restaurant
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 56
Capacity standing 56
Min spend midweek * 2500
Min spend weekend * 3000
Cost * -

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Timmy Green

38 user reviews 4
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…
Timmy Green
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * £3,500 per day
Min spend weekend * £5,500 per day
Cost * -

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The Fable

521 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
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The Allegory

370 user reviews 4
The 22nd Drake and Morgan venue in the capital The Allegory and follows the family suit by offering Londoners a relaxed place to sip cocktails and enjoy a variety of dishes. Based on the ground floor of…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
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Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The White Swan

113 user reviews 5
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…
Private Dining Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 52 52
Capacity standing 70 150
Min spend midweek * £1.5k £7k
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £2k
Cost * - -

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