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 3rd April 2020




Balans Soho Society Kensington

Kensington


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    80
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    80
Well-to-do west London respectability meets Soho’s louche debauchery in the heart of High Street Kensington. Balans Soho Society has its very own manifesto: ‘We live by the philosophy that too much…
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Kenza Restaurant and Lounge

Liverpool Street


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    220
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    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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M Restaurant Threadneedle Street

City of London


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    100
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    100
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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Jones & Sons

Dalston


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    70
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    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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St. Barts Brewery

City of London


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    120
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    220
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…
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Market Halls - Top London Sites
You want roti; your friend wants a vegan burger; your sister is gagging for a good BBQ alternative; solving craving conundrums across London, Market Halls are here to put your lunch and dinner woes torest…
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Juno Rooms

City of London


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Located in the heart of the square mile, Juno Rooms offers a new premium offering without the premium price tag. During the daytime, expect to see Juno Rooms buzzing with client meetings in their private…
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Boisdale of Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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    40
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    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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POTUS

Vauxhall


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    77
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    50
The POTUS cocktail menu features an extensive list of signature cocktails dedicated and inspired by US presidents. From light and fruity cocktails with Teddy Smash “Hat Club", a take on the TeddyHat…
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RSA House

Central London


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    140
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    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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Inamo Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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    68
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    110
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…
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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


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    100
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    130
WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
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Eight Moorgate

City of London


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    0
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    300
Eight Moorgate, a stunning rooftop private members club with two floors of terraces set out over 9000 sq.ft. Located adjacent to Finsbury Square and just minutes from Liverpool Street station. Quartier…
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Woods' Silver Fleet

Central London


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    440
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    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 Law Society

Holborn


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    280
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    300
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…
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WC Wine & Charcuterie Bar

Clapham


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    50
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    90
Situated in a former 100-year-old water closet, WC Wine & Charcuterie brings something totally different to Clapham Common. After a two year renovation by a pair of local chaps, the space now hides…
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Stem + Glory London

City of London


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    56
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    56
Stem + Glory London serves plant based food which is both delicious AND healthy. They have lots of options to please everyone, from healthy bowls to burgers and delicious sharing plates. Delicious tasting…
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Cigalon

Central London


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    0
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Cigalon is open Monday to Friday from 12.00pm to 2:15pm and from 5:45pm to 9.45pm.   Cigalon and Baranis is an upstairs/downstairs affair with a French accent. Cigalon restaurant is located on the…
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The Allegory

Shoreditch


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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…
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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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The Signal - Hippo Inns

Forest Hill


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    0
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    0
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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Marcus

Knightsbridge


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    80
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    0
Michelin-starred Marcus is a relaxed and contemporary space in Knightsbridge offering the very best in British produce. Their seasonal tasting menu and à la carte menu highlight quality and provenance…
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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    100
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    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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The Bull

Streatham


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A classic boozer 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…
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The Cow

Stratford


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The Cow is a charming pub found in Westfield, right opposite the Olympic Park. Teaming fresh food with moreish wines and a hearty contingent of real ales - not to mention the spectacular views - The Cow…
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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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Eaton Square Cocktail Bar

Victoria


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    115
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    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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Salsa! Soho

Leicester Square


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    50
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    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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Tramshed

Shoreditch


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    220
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    240
Steak and chicken are the order of the day at Tramshed. The menu is simple – three sharing starters, whole free-range chicken or Mighty-marbled sirloin steak by the 250g. A mezzanine floor offers elevated…
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Scoff & Banter Kensington

Kensington


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    100
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    140
As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop around the world, our commitment to the health and safety of our customers and staff remain our utmost priority. Guided by the directions of the UK Government…
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One Whitehall Place

Central London


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    252
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    350
There are few venues in London as prestigious as One Whitehall Place adjacent to The Royal Horseguards. With its high ceilings, free standing grand marble staircase, glittering chandeliers and spectacular…
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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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Cattivo

Brixton


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    200
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    400
Located on Brixton's bustling Ferndale Road, this charming cocktail bar and restaurant is a hidden gem amongst the area's many bars. Cattivo sits just opposite its sister bar, Canova Hall, and provides…
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Humble Grape Fleet Street

City of London


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    130
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    220
With a range of 30 wines by the glass, 400+ biodynamic, natural & sustainable bottles to drink in or take away, and an incredible menu of seasonal British food designed to compliment the wines we offer…
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Humble Grape Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street


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    23
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    30
Located just off Bishopsgate, next door to Liverpool Street Station, the latest venue from the Humble Grape family is the perfect for a few post-work drinks or a spot of dinner. Alongside serving up 30…
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Vinoteca Marylebone

Marylebone


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    40
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    50
Dally on down to the heart of Marylebone for one of the best wine bars in London, Vinoteca. Vinoteca's comfortable interior with its oak furniture and wine filled shelves creates a genuinely friendlyrelaxed…
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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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    60
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    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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Loft East

Bethnal Green


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    80
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    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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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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Petrus

Knightsbridge


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    60
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    0
At Petrus you will find a first class modern dining experience offering the finest seasonal produce. The chefs here employ both classical and modern techniques, as Petrus has truly mastered the art ofelegant…
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Harry's Bar & Brasserie

City of London


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    110
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    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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The Anthologist

City of London


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    0
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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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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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The Gilbert Scott

Kings Cross


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    130
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    0
The Gilbert Scott by Marcus Wareing is located in the iconic 19th-century surrounds of St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in Kings Cross. Showcasing classic British produce throughout the year, Marcus and the…
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Whyte & Brown

Soho


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    150
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    240
Whyte & Brown is a bar and restaurant that focuses its meals mainly around chicken and eggs. The Soho's restaurant interior has a rustic and cool touch set over two floors with a variation of seating…
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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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The Exhibit

Balham


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    100
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    150
The Exhibit has it all under one roof! Open till 3am on Saturday until Christmas.  From bottomless brunching and sing-along boozicals, exclusive cinema and karaoke suites, weekly life drawing and dancing…
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