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Bfi Southbank

Modern venue and terrace with unique layout

Bankside, SE1

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Whether you are looking for your annual Christmas office party or an after party following on from a viewing in one of The BFI’s cinema screens, we have a wide range of options whatever your requirements.

The Drawing Room

Nestled behind a moveable bookcase, The Drawing Room is our secret location. A small and cosy cocktail bar, where a library décor sees conversation and drinks flowing.

Suitable for 20 guests seated for lunch/dinner or for 40 guests for standing receptions.

The Balcony Bar

With large views of the Southbank and the River Thames, the Balcony Bar is the perfect space to host your event for a reception for up to 120 standing guests.

The Balcony Bar is light, airy and classically decorated. The space also benefits from having your very own private bar & toilets and there is also a lift should anyone in your group require access.

Our fantastic chef's produce seasonal menus and source fresh ingredients from great producers.

 

Price Guide x
Minimum Spend
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From  
£450
Minimum Spend
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From   £450
See Days
Monday
Whole Venue Hire
Day
09:00 - 17:00
from  £750
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £3,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £450
from  £660
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £550
from  £825
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £3,500
Tuesday
Whole Venue Hire
Day
09:00 - 17:00
from  £750
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £3,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £450
from  £660
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £550
from  £825
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £3,500
Wednesday
Whole Venue Hire
Day
09:00 - 17:00
from  £750
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £3,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £450
from  £660
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £550
from  £825
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £3,500
Thursday
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £4,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £825
from  £1,100
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,100
from  £1,375
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £4,500
Friday
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £4,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £825
from  £1,100
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,100
from  £1,375
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £4,500
Saturday
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £4,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £825
from  £1,100
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,100
from  £1,375
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £4,500
Sunday
Whole Venue Hire
Day
09:00 - 17:00
from  £750
Balcony Bar
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £1,500
from  £3,500
Drawing Room
Day
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £450
from  £660
Christmas Private Dinner
Morning
Evening
09:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
from  £550
from  £825
Summer Parties
Evening
16:00 - 23:00
from  £3,500
Venue Hire Rate
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From  
£55
Venue Hire Rate
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From   £55
See Days
Monday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Tuesday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Wednesday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Thursday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Friday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Saturday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Sunday
Balcony Bar
Hour
09:00 - 16:00
from  £110
Drawing Room
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Christmas Private Dinner
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £55
Summer Parties
Hour
09:00 - 23:00
from  £110
Delegate Rate
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From  
£60
Delegate Rate
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
From   £60
See Days
Monday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Tuesday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Wednesday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Thursday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Friday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Saturday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
Sunday
Christmas Private Dinner
Day
09:00 - 23:00
from  £60
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Catering

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    Full catering kitchen
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    Tables & Chairs
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    Vegan Friendly
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    Wet Hire
  • Allow external caterers
  • Approved caterers only
  • Can provide Kosher
  • Dry Hire
  • Fridge/Freezer
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Allowed Events

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    21st Birthday Parties
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • Child friendly
  • Loud Music
  • Open past 12am
  • Ticketed Events

Licensing

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  • BYOB
  • Civil ceremony licence
  • Full wedding license
  • Late License
  • Noise restrictions
  • Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Venue Specs

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    Air Conditioning
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    Early access
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    Goods lift
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    Loading bay
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    Outside area
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    Rain friendly
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    Separate Entrance
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    Smoking area
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    Toilets
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    Wheelchair access
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    Whiteboards/ flipcharts
  • Accommodation
  • Breakout rooms
  • Cloakroom
  • Dancefloor
  • Dog friendly
  • Elevator
  • Parking Facilities
  • Ramps

Technical

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    Wi-Fi
  • AV equipment
  • Bring your own DJ
  • Hearing loop
  • High Speed Fibre Optic
  • Hybrid Events
  • Live Streaming
  • On-site technician
  • PA System
  • Screens / Projector
  • Sky Sports
  • Stage
  • Video Conferencing
  • Video Recording
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