When we had a request for the “best affordable 40th or 50th birthday party venues near London Bridge” we thought – blimey guys, that’s incredibly specific. But it’s proven to be a big hit with you lot, who’d a thunk. So here are our top suggestions, fresh and updated for 2018. Whether you’re looking for an elegant evening or a unique soiree, we’ve got the venue for you:
Call Me Mr Lucky is the quirky bar that you’ll find underneath The Breakfast Club London Bridge. Super close to London Bridge station and the likes of Borough Market, Call Me Mr Lucky is in a prime location for guests from all over. They can host birthday parties (and other event types) of up to 80 guests, and also have private vaults for up to 10 people. It’s a super fun themed bar –a real hidden gem in London. Check it out and get in touch with the team to find out more.
One of four boats by London Party Boats Ltd, MV Pearl of London is the biggest of the lot with a capacity of 360 passengers. It’s ideal for all kinds of events, but it would make an extra special birthday party venue for friends and family to celebrate. This party boat has a large basement club where you and your guests can party the night away, as well as a roof terrace bar that is ideal for a summer barbecue party. Intrigued? Find out more here.
This London Bridge venue is Omeara Cantina Terrace & Mezzanine, available for private hire from Sunday to Thursday. So, if you fancy booking your 40th or 50th birthday party on one of these days, you’re in luck. Omeara Cantina is a real hidden gem, found not too far from Borough Market. This London roof terrace boasts pretty spectacular views of The Shard, and its indoor mezzanine area is super spacious too. If this sounds up your street for your birthday party planning, get in touch with the team!
The Oyster Shed has been recently refurbished, transforming it into the perfect party space for your birthday celebrations. You’ll find lots of bookable space there during the week, so it’s just a matter of what you want and where you want it. If it’s a weekend hire you’re after, they offer exclusive hire Saturdays and Sundays. The Oyster Shed is perfectly positioned, looking over the Thames with panoramic views of the London skyline. To find out more or book it for your birthday party, you can chat with the team here.
Location: London Bridge
Capacity: 160 standing, 80 seated
Check it out here: Roast
Borough Market is world-renowned for it’s amazing food, and Roast makes the most of it. In a beautiful building looking over the market, Roast is a stunning space and huge windows and lots of light. The chairs are comfortable (that’s important!) and the menu never fails to impress.
Capacity: 550 standing, 100 seated
Check it out here: Tank & Paddle Minster
If you’re doing after work drinks or dinner, Tank & Paddle Minster is ideally located in the heart of the City. A more informal venue, they’ve got brewery fresh beer and stone-baked pizzas as well as a games table and 12ft shuffle board. They welcome bookings of all sizes, so ideal if you’ve got a flexible guest list.
Capacity: 500 standing, 300 seated
Check it out here: Skylon
Skylon has three distinct areas – a restaurant, a bar and the grill – so they’ll be able to cater to whatever evening takes your fancy. We love the views over the Thames, and the service is brilliant – you’ll feel like a VIP.
Capacity: 200 standing, 40 seated
Check it out here: Tamesis Dock
A seriously cool venue, Tamesis Dock is perfect for making the most of the amazing summer weather. They’ve got party menus, or you can go all out with a BBQ on deck. With views of the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and Battersea Power Station it’s one of our favourites.
Capacity: 60 standing, 30 seated
Check it out here: The Drawing Room
An intimate hidden space, perfect for impressing your guests. We love the secret door – behind a bookcase! – so if you’re arriving separately from your nearest and dearest you might need to leave them instructions. Perfect for classy cocktails and intimate evenings.