Affordable Outside Space To Hire In London

Whilst this might be one of the rainiest countries in the world, my god we Brits love an outdoor area. Never happier than when we're sipping on a cold brew in a sunny beer garden or rooftop bar, us city-dwellers are always after a way to escape from the hustle and bustle. Bars and restaurants all over the city have taken notice, with venues offering up urban oases that can be yours for a drinks reception, party or whatever you're in the business for. Have a look at our pick of affordable outside spaces to hire in London for some inspiration.

Prince of Peckham

181 user reviews 4

£5 WEDNESDAYS! and 6 other offers

This traditional South London pub is your go-to for all things eating, drinking and partying. Upstairs is a private function and music room, brilliant for parties, weddings, live music events and all other types of events. When it comes to food, kitchen pros White Men Can't Jerk are available to dish up Caribbean-inspired goodies such as curry goat croquettes and cauliflower poppers.


35 user reviews 4

Unknown by many, this secret outdoor venue hire is hidden within Southwark's Flat Iron Square. The live music spot may be a snug affair but Omeara's a real charmer for any drinks bash and is perfectly placed for a meal afterwards or if you want to keep the party going post-cocktails. 

Like something out of a children's story, The Rookery Cafe is an adorable spot only yards away from Streatham Common. Suited for those looking for an intimate celebration, the venue's friendly staff and chefs will rustle up all your food and drinks so you can sit back and enjoy yourself. 


154 user reviews 4

Serving up East London cool on a silver platter, NT's is a stylish warehouse cocktail bar and rooftop terrace. Head to the outdoor party venue, housed in the popular Netil House, for an evening of sunset drinks on their heated alfresco seating before moving on to the dance floor for a night of shaking and shimmying.

The Clock House

364 user reviews 4

Only yards away from Peckham Rye Park, The Clock House is a multifaceted venue. Whilst it may appear as a traditional pub at first appearances, look behind one of their bookcases and you'll find a hidden cocktail den, giving you a range of private hire options to choose from. Add on their stellar beer garden and this one's a keeper.

Bar Elba

1453 user reviews 4

As one of London's most popular rooftop spots, you've no doubt heard of Bar Elba. Mixing up fruity concoctions alongside wings, burgers and first-rate views of the City, this Waterloo gem screams summertime, whilst the many, many fairy lights turn it into a nighttime oasis. 

30 Euston Square

1 user review 4

30 Euston Square is a solid choice for all your summer party, birthday celebration and special occasion needs. Catering for up to 300 people, the Grade II-listed building is the proud owner of a sky-high events space, with sleek wooden decor, spacious BBQs areas and heaters for when the sun goes down.   

The Exhibit

615 user reviews 4

With three floors of spaces to choose from, including a private cinema, mezzanine and garden terrace, The Exhibit has got your whole night sorted. After a low-key celebration with your mates? The 28-seater karaoke room will suit you perfectly. Looking for something more lavish? Their outside area fits 150 comfortably.

TT Liquor

3 user reviews 5

This cool Shoreditch venue has everything you need to make sure your event is popping. Not only does it feature an intimate cellar bar and spirit store, but TT Liquor hosts tasting experiences and cocktail making classes. On top of all that - literally - it has a gorgeous roof terrace with views across East London.

The Tattershall Castle

672 user reviews 4

Sandwich & Soft Drink From £7.50

Offering unparalleled views of the Thames, cocktails and canapes, this barge bar is seriously upping the game for private hire venues in London. Nestled along the Victoria Embankment, The Tattershall Castle is bound to leave a lasting impression with your guests - whether it's for a corporate do or boat party with your friends.

The Driver

320 user reviews 5

The Driver is a boutique venue in King's Cross, delivering elegant decor and impeccable service to make sure your night runs smoothly. Along with three different bars and a roof terrace at your disposal, it also has a variety of packages - everything from three-course meals to all-night dancing and BBQs - meaning you can customise every part of your event.