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 15th July 2019




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. 

Club Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 16
Capacity standing 24
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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JuJu Chelsea

77 user reviews 4
Designed by Martin Brudnizki, JuJu London oozes style and sophistication. Situated on the famous King’s Road in Chelsea, JuJu London has become the jewel in the crown of Chelsea's bar scene. With an…
Private Room Exclusive Venue Hire - Both Floors Private Hire VIP Room with own Bar
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 40 150 45
Capacity standing 80 300 80
Min spend midweek * £1k £4k 500-850
Min spend weekend * £2.5k £10k 800-1500
Cost * - - -
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The Waterfront

124 user reviews 4
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…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Baranis

236 user reviews 5
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…
Private Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * £1.5k
Min spend weekend * 2K
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Nordic Bar

346 user reviews 4
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…
Entertainment Area Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 35 70
Capacity standing 60 160
Min spend midweek * From £300 - £2.5K From £1K - £5K
Min spend weekend * £1.5k - £3K £5K - £7K
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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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'll find…
Private Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 37
Capacity standing 75
Min spend midweek * £1000
Min spend weekend * £6,000
Cost * -

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The Sterling

121 user reviews 4
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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Camino Monument

3 user reviews 5

Camino offers a warm and welcoming private hire location in the midst of the City's social setting. Hire out the charming Salon de Fiesta side room for groups up to 60-strong or go all out and book the entire venue for anywhere up to 250.

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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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…
Whole Venue Hire Veuve Clicquot Terrace
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 130 30
Capacity standing 250 100
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Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Stephen St Kitchen

37 user reviews 4
Stephen St Kitchen is a hidden gem located in the heart of Fitzrovia, a short walk from Tottenham Court Road and lovely Charlotte Street. This bright, contemporary space lends a mid-century vibe to the…
Full Venue Terrace
Type of space Venue Hire Outdoor Space
Capacity seated 120 30
Capacity standing 400 60
Min spend midweek * From £4000 depending on the date -
Min spend weekend * From £2000 -
Cost * - -

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The Andaz Studio is London’s latest private dining and private hire spot, perfect for that special anniversary, engagement party or a big birthday. Whatever the occasion you're celebrating, at the Andaz…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Apples and Pears

334 user reviews 5

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.

Basement Bar Lounge Bar Whole Venue
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 30 60
Capacity standing 30 35 65
Min spend midweek * £1k Starting from £2.5K Starting from £3.5K
Min spend weekend * £1K - £2K Not available Friday, Starting from £5K
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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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…
The Common Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 50
Min spend midweek * 2,000
Min spend weekend * 2,500
Cost * £2.00

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The Crosswall

57 user reviews 4
The Crosswall, boasts a vibrant atmosphere, enjoyed in a modern interior with wholesome pub food.  Close to the iconic Tower Bridge, it’s the perfect destination for casual lunches, dinner dates and…
Whole Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 170
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * From £1500 Min Spend
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Shaws Booksellers

1 user review 3
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…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * N/A
Min spend weekend * £1.8k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Hydrant

253 user reviews 4

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. 

Full Venue Mezzanine Half Mezzanine hire
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 50 40
Capacity standing 300 150 80
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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Perfect for birthday parties, hen dos or just a fun day out with your nearest and dearest, London Grace is a nail bar-cum-cocktail bar that lets you fully relax with drinks and a funky transformation treatment that will help you feel great outside and in.

Jamies St Mary at Hill

124 user reviews 4
Situated in the heart of the city, just a stones throw from Monument Station, Jamies Wine Bar on St Mary at Hill is ideally located for business lunches, drinks after work and private parties at the weekend…
Whole Venue Dining Room The Hooke Room
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 100 45 20
Capacity standing 200 90 30
Min spend midweek * from £1500 £250 £100
Min spend weekend * from £1500 - -
Cost * - - -
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Patch East

163 user reviews 4
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…
Patch East - Venue Exclusive Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 125
Capacity standing 225
Min spend midweek * £1,000.00 - £5,000.00
Min spend weekend * £3,000.00
Cost * -

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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. 

Dining Room
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 55
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Marylebone

124 user reviews 5
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…
Saloon Bar
Type of space Private Room
Capacity seated 45
Capacity standing 70
Min spend midweek * POA
Min spend weekend * POA
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 * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The White Swan

114 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 * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Map Maison

56 user reviews 5
MAP Maison is becoming a home away from home for many of their guests. They aim to offer something different; a chic tapas and afternoon tea spot during the day and a buzzing cocktail bar from early evening…
MAP Maison
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 40
Capacity standing 65
Min spend midweek * From £500
Min spend weekend * From £1000
Cost * -

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Situated in a Grade II listed building in the heart of East London, Dirty Bones Shoreditch is one of the most unique venues in London boasting impressive design details, a vibrant crowd and atmosphereof…
Exclusive Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 100
Capacity standing 170
Min spend midweek * 2500
Min spend weekend * 4500
Cost * £1,000.00

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Star by Hackney Downs

145 user reviews 5
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…
Function Room Kids Party Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 60
Capacity standing 80 70
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

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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…
Basement Ground Floor Mr Stendhals
Type of space Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 0 0 0
Min spend midweek * £1-1.5k £1-1.5k £1-1.5k
Min spend weekend * £1.5-3.5k £1.5-3.5k £1.5-3.5k
Cost * - - -
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The Crown - Geronimo Inns

300 user reviews 4

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. 

Victoria Room Paper Room The Top Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 20 25 60
Capacity standing 25 30 100
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -

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Viaduct Tavern

2 user reviews 5
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…
Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * Min Spend on Application
Min spend weekend * Min Spend on Application
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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BFI Riverfront

29 user reviews 4

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.

Balcony Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * From £500.00
Min spend weekend * From £1000.00
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Star of Kings

252 user reviews 5
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…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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White Post Cafe

2 user reviews 5
White Post Café opened at the end of August 2016. In terms of cafés, we’re a café in the European sense- open early ‘til late, serving booze and snacks- more of a bar, really. In terms of bars,we…
The main bar space
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 160
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 3500
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Ask For Janice

260 user reviews 5

With room for up to 100 guests, Ask For Janice offers an affordable option for a private gathering in Farringdon. The venue serves everything from finger foods to full-on feasts with a focus on local produce if you're looking to eat, and there's a great choice of craft beer and gin cocktails to boot.

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Absurd Bird Soho

778 user reviews 4
Offering an exciting blend of traditional Southern recipes and refreshing cocktails, Absurd Bird serves up delicious Southern cuisine to Soho’s many hungry crowds. Their team of expert mixologists, chefs…
Basement Bar
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25
Capacity standing 35
Min spend midweek * 1000
Min spend weekend * 2000
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Driver

272 user reviews 5
The Driver in Kings Cross- a perfect boutique venue for events where modern elegance and timeless style are enhanced by a personalised approach and impeccable service. Balancing traditional hospitality…
1st Floor Bar 2nd Floor Saloon 3rd Floor Penthouse
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 55 50 30
Capacity standing 100 100 80
Min spend midweek * from £500 from £500 from £500
Min spend weekend * £2500 £1750 - £2000 £1750 - £2000
Cost * - - -
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Jamies Ludgate

97 user reviews 4
Ideally located on Ludgate Hill, minutes away from St Paul's Cathedral and St Pauls Underground Station Jamies is the perfect spot for a business lunch and a glass of wine with colleagues in the evening…
Club Room Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 24 60
Capacity standing 30 150
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £1.5k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Jam Tree Clapham

109 user reviews 4
The Jam Tree in Clapham offers a delightful mix of bar, restaurant and late-night party den, in a colourful and airy space. Located in the heart of Clapham Old Town, this is the perfect spot for drinking…
The Bookcase Restaurant
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 190
Capacity standing 120 370
Min spend midweek * - On request
Min spend weekend * Saturdays Available - Enquire for Friday spends. £12k-£17k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Beast of Brixton

305 user reviews 5
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…
The Top Floor The Whole Thing
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 50
Capacity standing 40 70
Min spend midweek * 400 1000
Min spend weekend * 400 2000
Cost * £100.00 £200.00

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The latest member of the Balls Brothers estate fuses modern elegance with old world charm in Minster Court. With over 150 years of experience tucked under their belt, the Balls Brothers family bring…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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The Old School Yard

5 user reviews 5
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…
Karaoke Room Basement inc. Karaoke Rooms Venue
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 0 0 0
Min spend midweek * £400(for 6hrs)/£150(for 2hrs) £750 £2.5K
Min spend weekend * £500(for 6hrs)/£200(for 2hrs) £1.1K £6K
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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BFI Bar and Kitchen

437 user reviews 4
BFI Bar and Kitchen is a modern British restaurant located within the BFI in the heart of Southbank. The bar, the centrepiece of the site, is renowned for its well put together cocktails, wide variety…
Secret Drawing private room Lounge Area
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 20 0
Capacity standing 50 200
Min spend midweek * From £500 From £2000
Min spend weekend * From £1000 From £5000
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Wonderland Ceramics

7 user reviews 3
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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Cinnamon Bazaar

8 user reviews 5
Cinnamon Bazaar is the latest restaurant & cocktail bar from Vivek Singh's range of Cinnamon restaurants, situated in London’s Covent Garden. They are a dining concept that mixes real Indian heritage…
Khari Baoli Cinnamon Bazaar
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 25 60
Capacity standing 30 90
Min spend midweek * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Min spend weekend * £300 - £1,500 £3k - £10k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Absurd Bird Spitalfields

718 user reviews 4
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…
Basement Bar Basement Bar
Type of space Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 50 50
Capacity standing 60 60
Min spend midweek * 600 600
Min spend weekend * 1000 1000
Cost * £2,000.00 £2,000.00

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The Britannia

78 user reviews 5
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…
Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Sun of Camberwell

196 user reviews 4
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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The Albany

22 user reviews 4
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…
The Other Place
Type of space Basement Space
Capacity seated 60
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * £1000
Min spend weekend * £2000
Cost * -

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Unwined In Tooting

207 user reviews 5
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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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. 

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Swift

638 user reviews 5
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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