Affordable Venue Hire in London

Hiring a venue for a private party in London can be an expensive affair, but it doesn't have to be that way. There are plenty of affordable venue hire options in London to choose from, for big to small, or formal to informal parties. All you have to do? Is let us help. From unusual cocktail bars with the space for an event to conference venues that won't break your budget, we've searched high and low.

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Last updated on 20th September 2022




The Grafton - Hippo Inns

Kentish Town


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The Grafton is the jewel in the Kentish Town crown and everyone is welcome.  The downstairs bar’s beautiful Victorian features were carefully restored in 2012 incorporating some contemporary touches…
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Kona Kai

Fulham


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    300

Overlooked Chelsea because you thought it'd be too expensive? Kona Kai offers a stylish, fun and affordable birthday party location in one of London's most affluent areas. A Polynesian venue impressing with tiki interiors, exotic cocktails and a feel-good party playlist, enjoy those tropical vibes and vibrant atmosphere without emptying your wallet at Kona Kai.

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Baranis

Embankment


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Baranis and Cigalon is an upstairs, downstairs affair with a French accent. Baranis is the cocktail bar (located in the basement), and Cigalon is the restaurant located next door on the upper floor. At…
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The Old School Yard

London Bridge


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The Old School Yard is a bar that recognises the working Londoner's yearning for simpler times. They've turned the clock back, or more accurately, have set it to stay at 3.10pm constantly, so that thebar…
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BFI Bar and Kitchen

Waterloo


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BFI Bar & Kitchen is located in the heart of the Southbank within the British Film Institute. Join them before a film or after work and unwind in their relaxing bar, bringing you speakeasy vibes with…
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The White Swan

Holborn


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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 Soda Room

City of London


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Head downstairs at The Botanist and dance the night away at Soda Room. The club and cocktail lounge will be mixing up cocktails and tunes, Monday –Friday from 5pm to late and will play host to a range…
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Swift Soho

Soho


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Located on Old Compton Street, Swift brings an elegant and grown-up cocktail offering, combined with the welcoming friendliness of a local bar. Taking inspiration from the European class of bar where a…
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Ladybird Bar

Angel


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Ladybird Bar & Club is an icon of Islington nightlife. It's been nearly a 2 decades fix as one of the longest-standing late cocktail bars in Angel. Always a step ahead with their cocktail creations…
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Arepa & Co Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green


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The second opening of Arepa & Co sits on the buzzy Paradise Row in Bethnal Green minutes from the station. Arepa & Co offers up a traditional Venezuelan menu featuring cachapas (corn pancakesrice…
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Patch East

City of London


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Shoreditch style cocktail bar with outlandish and flamboyant design, bespoke cocktails, eclectic food fare and most importantly the most fun staff anywhere in London. Patch East boasts several uniqueareas…
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Temper City

City of London


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temper brings steak, tacos and a carefully curated selection of tequila, gin and wines to the City of London. The second temper site in the capital serves up barbecued joints of meat, ethically-sourced…
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Patch St. Paul's

St Pauls


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Patch St. Paul's is a combination of cool cocktail bar and contemporary club, set over two floors and located by the iconic St Paul's Cathedral. The bar specialises in group bookings and happy hour with…
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Brewhouse & Kitchen Islington (Angel)

Islington


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Situated in Islington, just a stone’s throw away from Angel station, you can you can enjoy a home-brewed pint on a comfy sofa whilst taking in the hoppy surroundings of Brewhouse & Kitchen, a space…
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The Phoenix Victoria

Victoria


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Only a short walk from Queen Liz's main gaff, the Phoenix Victoria is a bright, stylish pub in the heart of London promising delicious food, a varied list of drinks and a genuinely friendly vibe, all throughout…
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The Chelsea Ram

Chelsea


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Providing a wonderful setting brimming with charm and cheer on an affordable budget, The Chelsea Ram will be your first thought for any occasion. Be it a family do or a big bash, the casual yet elegant atmosphere and lively little touches make this place a great character. The club room is both spacious and cosy, combining understated grandeur and contemporary features to marvellous effect. 

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Simmons Mornington Crescent

Camden


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 One of the coolest drinking hangouts in North London, Simmons Mornington Crescent follows on from its King's Cross sister bar with unadulterated kitsch flair. Step off Camden High Street and you'llfind…
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Map Maison

East London


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Welcome to MAP Maison - a cocktail lover’s paradise that also serves up a very special Tapas Style Afternoon Tea, Cocktail & Spirit Masterclasses, Take-Away Bottled Cocktails and Gift Vouchers.?Established…
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Rolling Stock

Shoreditch


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Let's celebrate Christmas without breaking the bank and head to Shoreditch's well-loved Rolling Stock. Located in the heart of East London, this venue has a cosy and warm space with a heated garden. Feeling hungry? They also have an awesome burger and drinks menu.

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Beast of Brixton

Brixton


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Brixton's hidden pleasure bar. Cocktails, parties, local brews and bangin' Sunday roasts. A welcoming independent place where for you to eat, drink and party. Somewhere in Brixton there’s a door. Behind…
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Nordic Bar

Fitzrovia


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LOOKING FOR SOMEWHERE TO HOST YOUR EVENT? Look no further. Nordic bar is the perfect venue for any event, from after work drinks, birthday parties, stag and hen do’s as well as product launches andfilm…
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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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With floor to ceiling windows overlooking Liverpool Street, the Andaz Studio is a fully self-contained loft-style space presenting the perfect room for breakfast meetings, working lunches or interactive evenings.

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Goldwood Sports Pub & Kitchen

City of London


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Goldwood Sports Pub and Kitchen brings the best and brightest elements of London leisure together in a bold and eclectic destination, right in the heart of the financial district.  Displaying live sports…
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28 Well Hung

Shoreditch


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28 Well Hung Restaurant Old St is a cool spot with great outside space, loads of light, a welcoming vibe and a brilliant private events space upstairs. Based on the main plaza at The Bower, on Old Street…
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The Islington Metal Works

Angel


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The Islington Metal Works in North London is a fully licensed, flexible event space. Found tucked behind Angel tube, this warehouse space, built in the late 19th century hosts some of the most famous…
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Shaws Booksellers

City of London


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It's not just the name of the pub that attracts intrigued City Pub goers - customers are often fascinated by the little touches that make this place unique - things like the Star Wars figures on the blackboard…
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Vits + Kicks

Dulwich


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A delicious blend of health & hedonistic indulgence... THE KICKS - Mixed using only natural ingredients and alcohol, their signature fresh juice & smoothie cocktails can be found carefully crafted…
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The Star of Kings

Kings Cross


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London’s King’s Cross has a rich heritage of music and entertainment. Minus the pretensions of the West End, King’s Cross has always been a can’t-fail destination for a good night out and The Star…
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The Star of Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green


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The Star of Bethnal Green is a friendly local pub with a range of exciting entertainment to enjoy. The Star is like a house-turned-pub space of dark woods, retro lampshades and lots of socialising. Home…
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The Beehive

Tottenham


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In the heart of Tottenham lies The Beehive, a community pub for all. Inside the hive there is a beautiful bar, a function room and a games room filled with a pool table, darts board, board games and who…
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The Arch House

Bermondsey


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Book or hire The Arch House, award-winning craft brewery Anspach & Hobday's taproom, bottle-shop and mixed-fermentation brewery along London's legendary Bermondsey Beer Mile. 12 delicious beers consisting…
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The Star by Hackney Downs

Hackney


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Perched on the edge of Hackney Downs, this Star is a playground of 90s interiors with shabby-chic furnishings, retro lampshades and old school stools and tables. Rough 'n' ready characterises this laid…
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The Betjeman Arms

Kings Cross


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Whether it's a business meeting, an intimate soirée or a large party you're having, this grade 1 listed Victorian building can accommodate! The Grand Terrace can house 50 seated and 100 standing and is majestically situated under the arches of St Pancras. If it's a bite to eat you want, up to 60 seated and 100 standing can be comfortable hosted in the vintage style dining room. Poets Corner and Artois Room are quirky spaces dedicated to smaller gatherings. The choice is yours! 

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The Waterfront

Clapham


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The Waterfront in Wandsworth is a relaxing bar and gastro pub that offers river views and a homely atmosphere. On the edge of Battersea, The Waterfront is a perfect London bar for weekend escapes, lazy…
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Tapster

Liverpool Street


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If you’re looking for the perfect location for your next spot of lunch to drinks with friends or breakfast meeting, The Tapster is the place to go. Located just behind Liverpool Street Station, The Tapster…
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BAO King’s Cross

King's Cross


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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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The Albany

Fitzrovia


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If you’re looking for a laid-back bar in the hip heart of Regent’s Park, make sure The Albany is your first port of call.  Located in the capital’s swanky Fitzrovia district, the pub is named after…
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William the Fourth

Leyton


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Serving up tasty food and great beer, you can find William the Fourth on Leyton's High Road. Showing live sports across plenty of screens, whether that’s in their beautiful beer garden or inside. You…
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BFI Riverfront

Southbank


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Whether its a staff Christmas party or gathering with family and friends, BFI Riverfront is an ideal location if you're looking to hire a venue in the heart of the city. From its impressive location and enviable views to a lip-smacking menu, this is one for your list.

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Hydrant

City of London


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Boasting many a function room with a spread of different shapes and sizes, The Hydrant is Fullers latest opening in Monument where you can chill with a pint in hand and classic British grub in your belly. Hire out rooms for private parties at affordable prices and spend your evening lathered in good beer and food. 

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The Crown

Bethnal Green


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The Crown will provide a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere whatever the occasion! Boasting several unique and special spaces for you to choose from, you can customise your experience to your party's particular requirements. The Livestock Room is a spacious whitewashed room with scrubbed wood tables, fun pictures and lots of light. If it's something a bit more intimate you're after, go for the slightly smaller and more eccentrically decorated Paper Room. 

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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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Shoreditch Townhouse

Shoreditch


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Welcome to Shoreditch Townhouse. Situated on a quiet street, this Edwardian townhouse is one of the City’s hidden gems, standing on the same site since 1911. Whether being greeted with a cup of adventure…
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The Sterling

Liverpool Street


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    500
Nestled at the base of London's iconic Gherkin building is The Sterling, a relaxing bar that comes complete with bags of style and elegance. The huge windows allow light to flood in and illuminate theimpressive…
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Apples and Pears

Brick Lane


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This charming neighbourhood cocktail bar is ideal for pretty much any private function. There's no hire fee, you'd just need to comply with a minimum bar spend agreed beforehand.

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House of Ho

Central London


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Classic lines and stunning dishes make up the House of Ho; a Vietnamese restaurant in Fitzrovia with flavour and flair on its side.  Modern, stylish and sleek, House of Ho isn't your classic Vietnamese…
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Sun of Camberwell

South London


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Located on Coldharbour Lane, a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Camberwell Green and Loughborough Junction, The Sun of Camberwell is a charming local’s local at the heart of the Camberwell community…
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Little Nan's Cocktail Parties

East London


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For a charming Afternoon High Tea & Cocktail experience hire Little Nan and her utterly English mobile cocktail emporium rife with home made treats, infused Gins and antique goodies to create one vintage inspired parlour of bespoke food and drinks. Little Nan can cater to whatever you need, intimate groups or big occasions, to bring you a custom taste experience of tailored tipples and elegant eats. 

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Small Beer Brew Co

South London


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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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Aspen and Meursault

Battersea


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Aspen & Meursault seeks to demystify the world of intervention wines. Front the creators of the award-winning wine bar Diogenes the Dog, their newest opening in Battersea challenges preconceptions…
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Lizard Lounge Cocktails & Kitchen

Woodford


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Lizard Lounge is a cocktail bar and kitchen in the heart of South Woodford, East London. Comprising of two great bars, bespoke cocktails are their thing. This ensures that with every drink on their cocktail…
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Balls Brothers Minster Court

City of London


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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 Marylebone

Marylebone


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This classy joint in Marylebone is a sweet retreat from those busy London streets. With polished wooden surfaces, antique furniture, wood-paneled walls, floral wallpaper and low hanging lights, this place…
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Wonderland Ceramics

Bethnal Green


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Looking for something a little different? At Wonderland Ceramics you can choose ceramic plates, mugs, frames and coasters, and then all have a memorable time painting your own piece. If you are planning…
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The Wardrobe Bar & Kitchen

City of London


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The Wardrobe Bar & Kitchen is the newest place-to-be in the City from the team who brought you Epic Pies. Perfect for corporate events, after work drinks, working lunch or Saturday brunch, there is…
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The Britannia

Kensington


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The Britannia is tucked away just off Kensington's busy High Street at No. 1 Allen Street and has been looking after their guests since 1834. Proudly sitting on the old Britannia Brewery site, the pubis…
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The Union Bar Chiswick

Chiswick


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A welcoming, vibrant and friendly restaurant and bar in the heart of Chiswick Park. Guest experience is always at the forefront of everything they do, whether you're coming in for a casual lunch, after…
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Viaduct Tavern

City of London


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The Viaduct Tavern is a proper good pub found in the heart of the City near St. Pauls.  Anyone wanting a side of history with their burger and beer will be excited by the prospect of visiting a sitewith…
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Absurd Bird Soho

Soho


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Offering an exciting blend of traditional Deep South recipes including chicken and waffles, loaded burgers, creamy mac'n'cheese, vegan options as well as refreshing cocktails, Absurd Bird serves up delicious…
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Ricco Lounge

Kensington


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Ricco Lounge & Club is excited to start welcoming discerning clientele who are passionate about having a fantastic night to remember. We offer the perfect space for groups and individuals seekingthe…
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Venn St. Records

Clapham


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Located in the heart of Clapham Common, Venn Street Records is a vinyl-clad, music-loving drinking den that has become one of the most popular haunts in the area. Sister venue to the legendary Old St.Records…
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Temper Covent Garden

Covent Garden


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This is the third temper restaurant, located in Covent Garden on Mercer Walk. Like its sister restaurants in Soho and City, temper Covent Garden features an open grill where chefs cook ethically-sourced…
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The Northcote

Clapham


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Located just up the road from Clapham Common, The Northcote is a leading South London pub with its finger in many pies. From its wide pool of boozy options, to hearty pub grub via lively quiz nights and…
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Gigis Hoxton

Shoreditch


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Gigi's Hoxton is Hoxton's coolest venue for all-day dining, cocktails and music under one roof. Enjoy two floors of contemporary interiors with a five star food and drinks menu. Weather permitting there…
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Artigiano St Paul's

St Pauls


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    80
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Artigiano is a highly acclaimed speciality coffee provider by day and a vibrant, trendy bar by night. In the heart of Paternoster Square, looking out onto St Paul's Cathedral, this is a stunning bar serving…
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Unwined In Tooting

Tooting


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After years of popping up all over London, wine pop-up A Grape Night In have found a home in the iconic 1930's Tooting Market. Unwined offers a unique selection of quirky wines from around the world,hand…
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Absurd Bird Spitalfields

East London


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Take a tour of the deep American South right in the heart of Spitalfields. Great grub, good value and a twist on the classics, Absurd Bird is an eclectic, unexpected and sophisticated take on the already…
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Tank & Paddle Minster Court

City of London


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Brace yourself for epic handmade pizzas, craft beers and out of this world mac ‘n’ cheese. This winter, the Tank & Paddle bar is about to become your new city destination. Loosen your tie, kick…
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The Cow

Stratford


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You'd think you'd have to spend a bomb to get unbeatable views of a major landmark, quality food, excellent drinks and a chic yet relaxed setting. However, The Cow has all these things and remains very reasonably priced. Splendid! Choose between The Private Parlour, The Fish Bowl and the Bar for your shindig. There is also an outside area with spectacular views of The Olympic Park. Winning. 

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Bar Kick

Shoreditch


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    150
East London’s resident sports bar and table football haven, offering the finest continental beers, cocktails, and feel good finger food in the heart of Shoreditch High Street. Two floors of table football…
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The Skylark Café

Wandsworth


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Looking for a Summer lunch or event venue? we cater for both big or small get-togethers... Located in the heart of beautiful Wandsworth Common, The Skylark Café is surrounded by 170 acres of beautiful…
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Smollensky's Canary Wharf Restaurant

Canary Wharf


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    250
Smollensky's is ideally located next to Canary Wharf Underground Station. The restaurant is situated above Smollensky's Bar and is the perfect spot for a business lunch or evening meal being a popularhot…
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The Surprise

Chelsea


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    30
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    55

The Surprise is a friendly wee fella, offering up its fantastic, homely spaces for affordable prices. Decorated in an eccentric yet classic manner, the emphasis is on comfort and relaxation. Special highlights include the squishy sofas, statement lighting features, cosy fireplaces and quirky artworks. Either hire out the club room or the whole venue depending on the size of your party. 

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