Best Venue Hire In Central London

Whether it's a birthday, bar mitzvah, wedding or dinner party, you'll want to book the perfect place to host your shindig. And, lucky for us, the heart of the capital is full to the brim with fabulous spaces, from decadent, Grade I-listed buildings to intimate dining rooms. Find the very best venue hire in Central London with our comprehensive roundup.

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Last updated on 3rd July 2024




Camino Monument

Camino Monument is one of the restaurant chain's biggest venues, and there's space for up to 80 people to dine here at a time - perfect for big birthday parties and other large celebrations. Expet floor-to-ceiling windows letting in lots of natural light, as well as rustic furnishings and quirky decor. As for the menu? Expect mouthwatering cheese and charcuterie boards, alongside tasty tapas plates like crispy squid with aioli or grilled asparagus and green beans.

One Under Lime

Planning a party in central London? Then be sure to check out One Under Lime, a spacious venue in Leadenhall Market, found under the iconic Lloyd's Building. It's huge, sunny terrace has room for up to 150 people, or 60 inside the cafe-bar, catering to groups of all sizes. Whether you fancy a freshly brewed artisan coffee, a craft beer or a range of tasty barbecue eats, these guys have got you covered.

FAIM

FAIM is a gorgeous and cosy hybrid co-working and social space in the heart of North West London, fronting modern artworks and dainty light fixtures. It's also home to an exciting bar slinging out classic cocktails from expert mixologists, as well as bottomless brunches and DJ nights. It has an array of rooms available to hire for your event, be it a corporate meeting or birthday party. Rooms include space for up to 100 guests standing or ten for a more intimate affair. 

Strings - Italian & Spanish Restaurant - Live Music

A celebration centred around Mediterranean cuisine and spritz cocktails? Whether you're planning a summer birthday or seeking out a slick location for celebratory dinner and drinks, Strings is the place. Book out the whole venue or stick with the bar area, and make the most of its stylish interiors and food offerings. Top tapas items include bruschetta, patatas bravas, calamari and cheesy empanadas. And the best part (besides the regional wine list)? You'll be treated to some live guitar music to complete the perfect night. 

RSA House

Head to John Adam Street, where RSA House is waiting to become your new favourite private hire spot. This Georgian venue boasts plenty of natural light, high ceilings, and 11 rooms specifically designed for all your event needs. And if that wasn't enough, it combines the best of both worlds with its original period architecture and modern design, making it the perfect backdrop for any event.

Crown & Anchor

Nestled within the hustle and bustle of Seven Dials is the iconic Crown & Anchor, a pub that's been a part of London since 1904. Charming and traditional, it welcomes revellers with open arms to enjoy an array of cask ales, beers and wine. It also makes a great hire option when it comes to birthday parties or work dos, as its Neal St Bar can fit up to 60 guests. 

Shanghai Noir

SHANGHAI NOIR SET MENU -3 Courses · £35 per perso and 1 other offer

Full of decadent dark furnishings, ornate chandeliers and Asian-style artwork, sultry spot Shanghai Noir is a stunning Indo-Chinese Brasserie found in the Grade II listed old Westminster Fire Station. Their private hire spaces range from intimate basement bars to the chef's table or even the entire venue, with space for up to 100 people. There are plenty of cocktails to choose from here, as well as tasty small plates like chilli pepper tofu or hot and sour soup.

Kapara

Host your party or birthday dinner at the glamorous Israeli restaurant Kapara, with the incredible head chef Eran Tibi at its helm. There's a variety of rooms available to secure, from the cosy basement that can hold up to 50 guests, to the pretty terrace for those warm summer nights, that can pack around 70. Better yet, book the entire venue out to enjoy a hedonistic feast among chandeliers and pastel furnishings. On the menu you can expect plates inspired by the streets of Tel Aviv, like mussels in fermented harrisa and braised beef hummus with amba tahini and pickled chillies. 

The Conduit

For a stunning five-story venue in the heart of Covent Garden, look no further than The Conduit. Their pretty rooftop pergola looks out over the city's beautiful skyline, and they've got a number of smaller private rooms for more intimate celebrations. Whether it's a wedding, birthday, Bat Mitzvah or something else, the talented team here will cater to your event with delicious cocktails and canapes or set menus starting from £65, and minimum spends cost as little as £50 per person when you hire the space.

Boisdale of Belgravia

Having been around since 1989, Boisdale of Belgravia is a uniquely elegant restaurant and bar filled with plush velvet seating and vibrant red walls. You'll find live jazz, soul and blues music in this multi-storey venue on a regular basis, as well as a cracking selection of wine and whiskies. There's also an extensive menu that features everything from buttermilk chicken Milanese to chickpea and coconut curry. As for private hire options, there are four secluded spaces to choose from, whether it's an exclusive dining room or the courtyard garden.

Dear Darling

Located on Jermyn Street, Dear Darling is a standout club that promises an evening of elegance and desire. Descend chandelier-covered stairs to the velvet living room, which can cater for up to 150 guests should you choose this mirror-adorned, bygone-inspired backdrop to be your party playground. Then, through a secret wardrobe door, enter the basement, which provides a more intimate, low-lit affair for your celebrations, fitting 100. 

65a Restaurant

2 Courses Menu at £25

Whether you're planning an outdoor summer party or a celebratory meal in an exclusive indoor space, 65a Restaurant have got just the thing for you. The Spitalfields market venue boasts two private rooms with space for up to 40 people seated, or 80 standing, and you can also hire out the terrace for 60 guests or less. The talented kitchen team, led by Executive Chef Maura Baxter, will whip you up everything from dry-aged beef burgers to moules frites, and minimum spends start from as little as £200.

Waxy O'Connors London

Located within the heart of Soho, Waxy O'Connors is a pub like no other, full of Irish charm and set over six different levels, boasting four character bars. Its interiors are magical, from the winding staircases to the large tree that winds its way through the venue. It's no wonder it's a hot location to hire for a party or event. Pick from one of its many rooms, such as the Toucan or Harp for an intimate 25 guests, or secure the Cottage bar for around 120.

Circe's

Carpe Lunae Mondays 7 to 10pm and 7 other offers

For a spacious location complete with amazing views of the city, look no further than Circe's in Waterloo. There are three exclusive terraces available to hire, as well as the entire venue which holds up to 550 people. You'll often find live music and DJs here too, with colourful furnishings and greenery lining the stunning space. While you're here, tuck into Mediterranean small plates like honey-grilled barbecue chicken or hummus with flatbread, washed down by one of their refreshing frozen or spritz cocktails.

The Derby

Found in the centre of King's Cross, The Derby boasts a bunch of stylish spaces, including a snazzy rooftop and modern conference area, with catering options available too. As one of the best Central London venues for hire, it's simply perfect for meetings, away days and summer parties.

HERE At Outernet

Situated in the heart of Soho, Here at Outernet is a trendy event space with some of the most cutting-edge technology in the city. This innovative venue features 360-degree screens and state-of-the-art sound systems that can be tailored to any party, conference or musical performance. There's space for up to 1,200 people here, meaning that it suits every occasion of any size.

The BBQ Club - 2024

@ BBQ Club on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

Make your way to the Southbank for a brilliant bookable space, perfect for the summer months. The BBQ Club has returned to Central London for its seventh year in a row, slinging out a mouthwatering six-course menu of caprese salad, chalk stream trout, lamb shish kebabs and more. You can hire their beautiful rooftop space or even the entire cabana, with plenty of alfresco tables to choose from.

Crown London

Nestled in historic Mayfair, Crown London Aspinalls and 27 Restaurants and Bar is a swish venue that caters to all your private hire needs. Promising a personalised welcome, elegant interiors, and a top-notch menu with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients, it's perfect for any occasion, be it a business meeting, family gathering or a birthday event with all your closest friends.

The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel

Complimentary Bottle of Champagne for Groups of 6+ people and 1 other offer

If you're looking for a chic Mayfair venue for your next fancy event, The Chesterfield is the place to hire. Their private dining spaces are the epitome of elegance and can be customized to suit your every need. Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, hen party, baby shower, wedding, or corporate event, they have rooms for small and large groups, from the cosy library to a magical conservatory.

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus

Early Bird Offer - Discounted Christmas Event Menus

If you love a guitar solo and fancy yourself a bit of a star, then host a party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Piccadilly or Mayfair. At the former, you'll find an array of rooms decked out with world-famous memorabilia, golden disks and iconic costumes available to book for groups of up to 60. From the Legends Room to The Stage, there's a space for every rocker. Soak up the electric atmosphere and devour the haunt's delicious American-inspired grub like its baby back ribs, New York strip steak and desserts such as hot fudge brownies and diner-style milkshakes.