If you are organising an event on a tight budget, the “Minimum Spend” arrangement is very popular, whereby there is no “Venue Fee” due upfront, on the condition that an agreed amount is spent on the night, by your guests. If you are confident of a strong attendance to your event, minimum spend venues can lead to great deals, and allow you to provide cheap, or even free events at many of London’s great venues. Look no further then these collection of fantastic venues to hire in London venues to hire in London with mimum spend option.
A purpose built live music venue and nightclub in a converted Victorian railway arch right next to Cambridge Heath Overground station in Bethnal Green. The space covers 2400 sq ft and is much bigger than it looks in these photos. Fully equipped with industry standard PA, monitors, back line, lights, projector and smoke machine - the venue is a perfect place for a party. Many of London's biggest promoters like Parallel Lines, Bird on The Wire and Serious use the space. Recently James Blake booked the venue to host his birthday party. Not only can we host your event but we can also help with booking live music and DJ's as industry rates. Our usual arrangement is a small fee with an agreed bar minimum. This will vary depending on the date and length of your party. The space is also perfect for film screenings, music videos, photo shoots and classes. The 5m arches and tucked away/secret location create a unique environment. Many people say the venue strikes a perfect balance between a warehouse feel and bar ...it's edgy/raw but comfortable and cosy at the same time. We are happy to show you around any time and look forward to working with you.
Our First Floor Dining Room is the perfect space to enjoy any meal with us, be it a lazy group lunch, business meeting or a romantic dinner for two. You can also enjoy the ultimate alfresco dining experience on our wraparound terrace which overlooks the hustle and bustle of Granary Square & the beautiful Regent’s Canal. The First Floor is also available for exclusive hire and can accommodate up to 100 guests. With panoramic views across King’s Cross, this is a beautiful space to celebrate any special occasion.
Salut! in Islington offers a relaxed take on modern-European food. Watch the dishes being prepared in the open kitchen, from the warm and comfortable dining room with wooden tables and vintage furnishings. Ideal for intimate Weddings, Birthdays, Christenings, Private Christmas Parties & Private Hire Dinner
Every night, 2 piano vocalists and accompanying musicians form up to a 6-piece band playing a non-stop repertoire of live music requested only by you, the audience. Write your song requests on the slips provided for the musicians to perform as their set list for the night. Whether you want to Brunch to the beat at London’s loudest brunch, celebrate special occasions with dinner and bottomless prosecco or join us for drinks until the early hours with live music until 1am Monday to Wednesday and 3am Thursday to Saturday, we've got you covered. Semi exclusive and private hire available.
Something special is coming to Clapham in October. Open to all for love of good music and performance. For glist, brunch, club table reservations & private hire hit the contact button Lose your inhibitions and dance like everybody is watching.....
Step upstairs from the happy hurly-burly of The Clarence and into your very own Cabinet room in the shape of the spacious and luxurious Bull Dog Bar. It’s named for Churchill’s favourite dog but there’s nothing of the kennel about this place – it’s stunningly decorated and equipped with all you could need for work or play including sound system, fast free WiFi and plenty more besides. What’s more, our dedicated events team know just how to get the best out of it for any event you care to mention. Get in touch to find out how they can create a bespoke event of easy grandeur just for you.
Hire our exclusive secret Roof Garden events space, on the top floor of the infamous Wardour Street in Soho. With room for 30 persons, High-speed wifi private hire only, and a full events team to help organise your event, the roof at Wardour Street is great for: - Private summer parties - Pop up bar areas & Brand launch events
Clarette is a modern Restaurant and Wine Bar that offers an extensive wine list. It is a destination for wine lovers to savor and explore wine in a relaxed and modern setting, accompanied by refined inspired contemporary European cuisine. Clarette is an independant restaurant owned by restauranteur Natsuko Perromat Du Marais and Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos, of the family behind the prestigious first growth wine estate, Château Margaux. The wine list, led by Head Sommelier, Natalia Kozlowska, includes countless exceptional wines by the bottle, and served by the glass including an immense Coravin range, making fine wines available to everyone. With this family connection to Château Margaux it is inevitable that Clarette boasts the biggest selection of Château Margaux wines in London, sourced directly from the Château and in pristine condition. The Dining Room on the first floor is secluded and intimate with its cozy surroundings featuring a delightful curtained off room - "The Red Room", a private bar and lots of seating for 34 seated or 50 standing. Previous private dinners and press events at Clarette include Chanel, Tag Heuer, Hermès, Paul Smith, LVMH Moët Hennessy, Château Margaux & The Ritz Paris.
Nestled at the back of Angel station, The Islington Metalworks is a unique venue for hire in London.The building was originally used to stable the horses that pulled the trams for London Transport. We hold a wide variety of functions including club nights,concerts, exhibitions, fashion shows, conferences,film shoots and corporate parties and is a very popular wedding venue in London. We are fully licenced with catering team and kitchen on site.
Paddington, Edgware Road
Overlooking Paddington's Grand Union Canal, Lockhouse is an all-day hangout that specialises in craft beer, artisan cocktails, classic burgers, Louisana-style po'boys, fresh salads and a delectable brunch and coffee menu. Lockhouse can cater for: *Private Events for up to 300 standing *Meetings, Training Day, Private Parties on the Mezzanine with Flat Screen *Masterclasses in Cocktails, Beer, Spirits and Food Pairing *Weddings & other occasions *Corporate Bookings *Tour Groups *Breakfast Meetings *Wrap Parties *Filming and Photoshoots
A sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden offers a unique lifestyle destination in the heart of central London. Two restaurants, a delicatessen, florist and lifestyle shop are all united by Floral Court, offering a variety of opportunities to suit any occasion. La Goccia is a vibrant restaurant with an open kitchen, wood fired oven, large grill and dining bar. A section of the restaurant offers semi-private dining for up to 30 guests. This space sits under the kitchen, which keeps the atmosphere vibrant and the backdrop exciting. Guests are invited to choose from one of our set menus. La Goccia Bar which features a hand made iron bar is the perfect venue for a standing reception. The short end of the L Shaped space provides a cosy sofa section which can hold up to 30-35 guests standing. Tucked away from the length of the bar, your guests will be invited to use the bar garden entrance exclusively, so the space feels intimate. For larger parties, full hire of the bar can home a maximum of 70 guests. The bar allows for casual seating, lounging and dancing if desired. We have a wonderful in-house Dj that can play for your party, just let us know and we will put you in touch. Your standing party are invited to dine from our canape menu. La Goccia Bar is adjoining to The Shop, which offers seated dining for up to 70 guests or provides an extension to your standing party. Please see our profile for full details.
Ramp is an Art Gallery and event space with is fully licensed from Mid-day to Midnight 7 days a week. The space can be hired for a whole host of events from sample sales to birthday parties and everything in between. Each floor has the capacity to hold up to 60 people, with the Gallery on the ground floor and the bar and events space in the basement.
Stratford, East London
Introducing Pitch Stratford: a lush outdoor terrace coming to East London This summer will see the return of the alfresco drinking, dining and event space Pitch Stratford, which will officially open its doors on 8th April 2020. Located at Bridge Street, the space has been transformed into a lush jungle backdrop, with street-food vendors, a drinks menu curated by The Umbrella Project, alongside an exciting schedule of music events, cinema screenings and supper-clubs throughout the summer months. A short walk from Stratford International Station, Pitch Stratford will have a stripped-back design - mosaic lanterns, woven cushions and lush greenery will punctuate the space. There will be wooden Moroccan-inspired dining booths; designed for group bookings, along with a green for outdoor games, and a 196” HD screen for cinema and sport screenings. At the heart of Pitch Stratford will be the drinks. Curated by The Umbrella Project, the East London team behind renowned Discount Suit Company in Spitalfields, award winning Irish whiskey specialist The Sun Tavern in Bethnal Green and alternative brewery Umbrella Brewing. Cocktails will be based around the concept of alternative Tiki, using influences from around the world to give a new twist on some of the most popular and delicious classic serves. Beer will be from local East London brewery Signature Brewing and of course cider and alcoholic ginger beer from Umbrella Brewing An exciting variety of dining options will be available from a stellar line up of some of London’s best quality and emerging street-food vendors, handpicked by At The Table. Three permanent street food options will be offered, with one rotating guest street food truck announced via the venue’s social media channels. The street food partners will also work with Pitch to provide a programme of compelling supper-club experiences. The full line up will be announced nearer the time. During the week (Wednesdays to Fridays) resident DJs and house bands will share the stage, providing a playlist tailored to the East London audience. Outdoor cinema sessions and live sports events will be screened together with specially tailored food and drink experiences. At the weekends, Pitch will host ticketed “Pitch Presents...” music nights, including headline sets from acts including Norman Jay MBE, Jazzy B and Krept and Konan With capacity for 400, the space is also available for exclusive hire, making it the perfect location for summer parties with extra games and activities available on request. The Euros returns this year, harnessing the 196-inch HD screen, Pitch will be showing all of the FIFA World Cup games between 12th June and 12th July. Extended opening hours will help pack all the matches in over the summer making it an ideal location away from the overcrowded venues closer to the centre of London. Location: Located deep in East London, and London’s most rapidly changing borough, the venue is close to transport links, so you don’t have to worry about how to get there. Westfield shopping center is just a walk away. And you won’t need to worry about getting home, either - within a stone’s throw of Stratford High Street station, Pitch offers Londoners an exciting new drinking space less than 20 minutes from London Bridge, Canary Wharf, Bank, Camden or Shoreditch. Pitch is a 4-minute walk from Stratford station.
For exceptional venue hire in London’s centre, look no further. Period details dovetail with modern styling at this enchanting venue. Grace Hall accommodates between 10 and 600 guests across a variety of spaces over three floors, offering you effortless flexibility.
Located within The Piano Works West End, one of London’s only non-stop live music venues,you will find a hidden gem where you, the audience can take center stage. Think a venue within a venue where speakeasy meets The Piano Works and what you will get is a request-based sing-along experience. Join our musicians Thursday to Saturday and request the songs you want to not only hear but sing! Whether you want to belt a Whitney ballad or gather your friends to sing a Spice Girls classic or you are daring enough to take on Defying Gravity, the choice is yours! Join our singing waiters, West End star hosts and more, at London’s number one sing-along party and dining experience.
Chucs Westbourne Grove is nestled in the heart of fashionable Notting Hill, just a stone's throw away from the famous Portobello Market. Having opened its doors in February 2016, Chucs has become a neighborhood stalwart - a favourite amongst the locals for a casual dinner or intimate & refined private event. The restaurant boasts a light-flooded marble bar and two impeccable dining rooms, as well as a stunning garden terrace featuring a large brick fire place - the perfect spot to entertain, even in the winter months. Chucs Westbourne Grove can be hired in its entirely, or clients can rent one floor or the garden terrace only.
Event management is a tough job, but when you have a small budget, everything becomes even more difficult. Where others have the ability to hire any chef they want and decorate in a way that truly brings their vison to life, a restricted budget will of course put limits on what you can achieve. Yet with even the smallest budget you can do much more than you think, you just need to come up with a few creative alternatives.
The most important thing to do when organising an event with a limited budget is research. While there’s lots you can achieve when you’re strapped of cash, you’ll need to know the best strategies for doing so, and that requires research. Look into local resources that you can use. If you are promoting something in your local community then you are more likely to get something at a reasonable price. You need to plan out exactly what it is that you need to have at your event so that you can prioritise it and work out how you can get it within your budget. You can then have a list of added extras that you would like to have if your budget will stretch to it. This way you’ll be sure to have a successful event.
As your venue is one of the most important aspects of any event, getting this organised first is a priority. While there are many venues out there that require a healthy amount of money, you can still have an event in London for less than you might think. Rooms in bars and clubs are great for this, particularly on a weekday when they are less likely to be booked out and more than happy to rent them out for cheaper than average. Another way that this is achievable is through minimum spend venues. There are lots of minimum spend venues for hire in London that you can put to good use. These let you hire out the space for free, so long as a certain amount of money is spent at the bar on the night. While some require you to put a deposit down, they are a great way to save money on your venue that can be put towards the rest of your event. If you are also charging an entrance fee into your event, you may even make money on the night!
Promoting your event doesn’t need to cost a lot of money. While having physical promotional flyers is great, it’s also not a necessity. Social media is a great free way to promote your event, and if you do it in the right way, you can reach a lot of people. Holding a competition for free tickets is a way to get people sharing the details of your event far and wide. You can even set up a website for free or for very little hosting money. This can help your event to be as professional as any other big company with a large budget available to them.
Struggling to decorate your venue in a way that doesn’t eat your budget? Why not use your DIY skills to create something really unique? Rustic décor is a perfect style to follow if you are going to make a lot of your own decorations. Styles such as this are designed to look homemade, which is why they are perfect if you have a small budget. Done right, you can save lots on your budget, and have an event that looks the part.
One thing that every party needs is some food. When you have budget restrictions, it can be difficult to figure out what you can provide that won’t break the bank. For this, there are a few options available to you. The first is an inexpensive buffet. Guests can help themselves, you’ll have good variety, and everyone will be happy. Another option is to ask a food truck to attend. If you can guarantee a good crowd, they may even work on a minimum spend just like the venue. This means that it won’t end up costing you a thing! So long as there’s food, guests will be happy, and good food doesn’t need to cost you the world.
One of the best ways to host an event on a budget is to collaborate with others. If you can get some sponsorship for your event, then your budget will not only increase, but you will have another company behind you that will help you to promote. This way you might be able to afford some of the extras that will really make your event special. Any form of sponsorship will really help your event take off. Networking with others who put on similar events can also help, you might even be able to pool your resources and work together.
Contact Local Artists
If you need some entertainment at your event, then contacting some local artists is a way that you can save money while still having some great music. Of course, you’ll still need to pay them, but they might agree to a lower price than many of the other entertainment options out there. Not only that, but you’ll have something truly unique at your event, and most groups will be happy to get some recognition and play for a guaranteed large crowd.
Having a limited budget may make you think that your event will end up being lacklustre, but that’s simply not the case. If you research your local area well and hire a minimum spend venue, you can do so much with only a small amount of money. The best part is that when done right, none of your guests will notice any difference between your event, and someone who spent three times as much.