The Bedford

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  • Pub


The Bedford in Balham was built in 1931 and following a multi-million-pound refurbishment reopened in 2018. One of the best venues for live music, comedy and wrestling in the city. 

A fresh seasonal menu will fuel you for an evening of dancing. Some of the hottest new music acts fill the club room on a weekday evening. At the weekend they host the famous Banana Cabaret comedy club who'll have you laughing into your cocktail. 

Up in their function rooms on the first floor, the Ballroom and Cocktail Bar can provide you with the perfect backdrop for a knock out wedding, a big celebration or a weekly class. They also regularly host Brush and Bubbles, yoga, first aid lessons and many more. And if there is an event that you want to do but can't find the place to do it then head to The Bedford - they love a challenge.  

At the top of the building you will find 15 boutique hotel rooms - the best place to fall into a deep slumber after a night of partying. 

What's on

Bop your way through LGBT History Month with resident CampFruit drag diva Matron and special guest star Wilma Ballsdrop. Celebrate music by treasured…

Sun, 5th Feb 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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Pop-Up Ceilidh Balham
Join Fiddle Paradiddle for our Pop-Up Ceilidh at The Bedford! Fling your partners round the ballroom dance floor as London’s wildest ceilidh…

Thursday 2nd March and Thursday 6th April 2023

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  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • £5 after 11pm on Friday and Saturday
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 10:00 23:00 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 10:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 10:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Thursday 10:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Friday 10:00 2:00 Private Hire Only.
Saturday 10:00 2:00 Private Hire Only.
Sunday 10:00 22:30 Private Hire Only.



The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HD



Nearest Station

Balham (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Brunch, Roast Dinner and British food.

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