We offer some of the most exclusive as well as the most unique pub venues for hire in top locations throughout Central, East and West London, from private hire bars with an exclusive feel to charming intimate spaces ideal for gathering with loved ones. From stunning contemporary bars to quirky themed experiences, from bars on rooftops to bars in basements; we’ve got it all and then some, so take a look and see what hidden gems you can uncover.
The Mess Hall is a brand new 300 cap event space in the heart of Mayfair, located inside the UKs first Immersive Theatre, IMMERSIVE | LDN Located in an ex-military building, we have a broad range of unique spaces including Gatsby's Mansion, The Mess Hall, a shooting range, gun & ammo store and The Lucky Club, our very own cocktail bar. Conveniently located just 60 seconds walk from Bond Street tube station, the venue is in a prime location for everything from product launches and corporate events to performance based shows.
We're a ground floor pub, first floor restaurant with bedrooms and a roof garden. The fist floor is available for sit down dinners for up to 50 and stand up drinks events for upto 80. The rooftop garden has both outside space and a green house, and its own bar and grill. With a variety of spaces available for hire for drinks and food, we're confident we'll be able to tailor our offering to suit your event. We also have 5 bedrooms, and a sister pub with 15 rooms a 2 minute walk away.
A bright and airy creative space located on the canal, in central Hackney Wick and alongside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. White Post Cafe is a contemporary, multi-use space. It has a large Atrium venue adjoining. The interior is totally unique and captures the rich artistic live/work vibe in Hackney Wick. We are an ideal venue for product launches, corporate events, party bookings, wedding receptions, music gigs, and late night events. The venue can either be hired or space reserved. Available for wet/dry hires. Weekend - wet hires upwards of £3500 (100 plus people) Photo shoots Film shoots Talks Gatherings Business parties/celebrations Live music gigs and DJ club nights Creative meetings
Set in a modern, glass-fronted building, the Paternoster sits right next to St Paul's Cathedral, providing the perfect metaphor for London today: the modern juxtaposed against the traditional. This theme continues inside, the Paternoster is set in a bright, airy, open plan space, but still retains the traditional values that encapsulate the British pub.
Ladbroke Grove, Little Venice
The Molly Anna is an exquisitely maintained 58' wide-beam canal boat with full-length stage, licensed and insured for musical or theatrical performance, product launches, cozy work retreats, events and parties. The Molly Anna is available for canal-side events at a variety of locations along the Grand Union Canal, in West, Central or East London. On a rainy day, 8-10 people comfortably fit inside around our roaring stove. Two-to-three times that many people can lounge above board on a sunny day. We frequently partner with canal-side pubs and other businesses to accommodate larger crowds, allowing people to circulate on and off the boat. In addition to offering a place to perform their work, Bards on Boats employs actors as hosts and tour guides. Contact us to discuss if and how actors' services can complement your event, or if you'd prefer to go with a skipper, whose services are included in the boat rental.
The Fellow is a discreetly stylish hidden gem of a pub just around the corner from the grandeur of the new Kings Cross station. With a focus on the finer things and some wonderful spaces to enjoy them in, The Fellow is the ideal place to gather your gang together to celebrate an engagement, a birthday or a Friday!
Giant Robot is our epic eating and drinking rooftopia in the heart of Canary Wharf. Sitting at the east end of London's biggest roof garden, the 700 capacity indoor venue is complete with four sensational street food traders, three brilliant bars, floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views, and a huge wraparound terrace for outdoor sunshine feasting in the summer months. Combining futuristic with retro and industrial with luxury, expect an epic spaceship engine room meets art-deco cruise liner. Our mighty mothership is the perfect space for groups small or large - sip on delicious cocktails with sunset views up on The Deck - our magnificent mezzanine - or throw a whole - venue takeover with giant cocktails, craft beers, wonderful wines and fantastic food. Whole Venue Exclusive: 700 capacity - Hire out the full venue and get exclusive access to four traders, three bars and a wrap-around terrace with panoramic views The Deck: 150 capacity - Book your own semi-exclusive section of Giant Robot with The Deck - accommodating up to 150 people. You'll get access to the outdoor terrace and a private section of our island bar Area Bookings - If you're after a smaller spot, we take online area bookings of 10 people and upwards. **Venue does not allow consumer ticketed events**
Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Smithfield
Previously a vestry within St. Sepulchre’s Parish, The Vestry is a new wave cocktail & wine bar concept a stone’s throw from Smithfield Market. The Vestry is available for full and partial private hire for buffets, drinks, two to three course dining, wedding receptions, corporate hire and more. With a range of meeting packages for corporate clients during the day and events packages for those afternoon, evening & late-night parties - you'll find everything you need with us.
The Roost is a four floor Victorian pub built in 1863 with a wealth of beautiful original features. It is decorated with an eclectic mix of wall finishes, including designer statement wallpapers and corrugated iron panels and filled with vintage furniture, eccentric props & bold art work. There is an ambience of decaying grandeur which houses the elements of quirky modern design in perfect harmony.The venue has a cosy, homely feel, with big fireplaces on the ground floor and large French doors opening onto an attractive planted garden.The large windows provide a good natural light throughout the ground and upper floors and the large basement that can be used creatively for evening and night time.The Roost has a commercial kitchen which can be used for catering.
Two separate, semi-private areas have been incorporated into the design of The Wigmore for private bookings, ideal for groups and special occasions. THE SNUG Guests can enjoy the intimacy of the traditional ‘Snug’, complete with mohair sofas, silk cushions and loose rugs. Standing capacity is for up to 25 guests, and the Snug features a built-in TV, separate music system and natural daylight. THE GREEN ROOM This beautiful room has a standing capacity for up to 45 guests, just behind the main bar, but with its own private bar. The Green Room with its built-in TV and separate music system and stylish design is the ideal space for after work parties and celebrations.
Our charming pub can be exclusively yours on a Saturday or Sunday for up to 70 seated and 180 standing.The newly refurbished terrace overlooking the busy Square is a perfect spot for dining al fresco or simply enjoying some rays in the summer. With heaters on and cozy blankets up for grabs it turns into a magnificent Winter Wonder Lounge, come cold season!
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.
The Bull, an independent pub nestled away on North Hill in Highgate North London. We’re a laid-back, friendly pub available for hire with an eclectic selection of beer and wine. We pride ourselves on our gorgeous seasonal menu, home brewed beer and great service. We are a great location for any kind of party or get together. Whatever your event, we'll do everything we can to help make it amazing. With 2 floors and a private dining room we can cater for any style of event.
Awarded the London Building of the Year by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the £25 million Saw Swee Hock Centre offers a set of versatile, modern, blank canvas Central London spaces available for your Conference, Lecture, Film Screening, Reception, Party or Night-Club Event. Just a few minutes walk from Holborn, with capacities ranging from 10 to 1000 guests the Centre's fully accessible, temperature-regulated spaces are perfect for your corporate and private events, 7 days a week.
The City Thames
Newly refurbished, The Oyster Shed is one of the City’s finest venues. With an abundance of bookable space during the week and panoramic sun drenched views across the Thames - it is ideal for any event. Offering exclusive hire at weekends, you can happily let all your dreams come true in this beautiful space.
Launched late 2017 becoming the latest venue opened under the Balls Brothers brand; Adams Court is a stunning brand-new venue spread across 3 floors and nestled in a bustling courtyard just yards away from Bank station. The Copper Bar is a beautiful versatile space with natural daylight and a huge outdoor terrace, making it perfect for almost any occasion. Our Top Floor is a magnificent space to be enjoyed by all. We can cater for up to 240 people standing and 130 seated in the space. Perfect for your Corporate Event, Christmas party, private hire large sit-down meals or a night out with friends. Adams Court has fantastic facilities which can meet any event. We offer a fine range of menus to suit any event and have a delectable range of Corporate and Christmas menus to offer. A huge outdoor terrace A busy outdoor courtyard bar Multiple rooms and spaces Bar and Restaurant space Large private dining rooms for up to 130 seated and 240 standing Disabled access
Everyone loves the pub, particularly on a Friday night or in the summer sunshine. They are a part of our culture that’s truly ingrained, but why aren’t more events hosted there? From birthday parties to seminars, the pub really can accommodate anything. Yet in recent years, other types of venues have seen a rise in popularity. With so many new pubs bringing a chic and sophisticated look to London, we think it’s time to bring the pub event back, and here’s why.
The pub really is a piece of timeless history, and that’s why they should continue to be popular for a range of different events. From your local down the road, to one that serves craft beer and locally distilled gin, there really is something about a pub that seems to grab people’s attention. Instead of hiring out a fancy venue with a bar, a classic pub has all of the booze ready and waiting, and your audience will instantly relax when they walk through the doors.
It Keeps People Calm
It might be strange to think of, but the pub has a calming influence that a lot of other venues for hire in London don’t. Even if you’ve went for something that looks a lot more upmarket, no one really minds turning up to an event in the pub by themselves. If you are hosting an event where people have to get up and talk on a stage, the pub atmosphere is much more soothing than the harsh lights of an auditorium. Certain venues can be very daunting, whereas a pub is always a friendly and welcoming place to be come rain or shine.
When we talk about an event in the pub, this really can mean anything. There are so many different pub venues for hire in London, that no matter what type of event you’re having, you’ll find one for you. Be it for a corporate party or a hen do, the range is vast. If you are looking for a very particular atmosphere or theme to your event, then this will help you to narrow your choices down a little and find the one that’s right for you. Rustic or chic, contemporary or neon pink, there really is a pub for every occasion.
Who doesn’t like a bit of pub grub? If you want a venue where you can get an amazing meal and then still party on all night, then you should definitely consider a pub. The range in restaurant styles varies considerably as well, and there are many London pubs who can serve you an amazing three course meal just as if you were inside an exclusive private dining venue. If a sit-down meal isn’t for you, then it’s easy to hire some sharing platters or bar nibbles for your group to graze on throughout the night.
Due to the variety of pubs available, they are suitable for an event with any type of budget. If you are looking to organise a party but don’t have much cash to do it, then many pubs will let you operate on a minimum spend basis. This means that so long as a certain amount is spent at the bar, you won’t have to pay a single thing for venue hire. Even if you do pay for a space, there are many pubs out there who will do this at a very reasonable price point.
When you think of a venue in a pub, you might think of yourself as surrounded by locals, maybe with a little booth to call your own with a hastily scrawled reserved sign on it. Many pubs however have completely separate rooms for you to host a party in. These can be set up to have projectors and microphones, with chairs, or decorated whatever way you desire. Some of these separate rooms for hire even have their own private bars where you’ll have a bartender that is there just for your group the entire night. Who could ask for anything better?
Types of Events You can Host in a Pub:
Any type of event can happen in a pub if you put your mind to it! Pub staff are well known for their friendliness so if there’s an event that you want to happen, they are sure to do their utmost to see it come to fruition
This is a classic pub event, and for good reason. We’ve already talked about the amazing pub atmosphere and this really helps with the overwhelming sense of competition that sometimes happens when people see a leader board. People have easy access to the bar, and comfortable seats to sit on whilst their teams battle it out.
A pub audience is always up for a few laughs and there’s no better place to try out some new comedy sketches than a pub. If it’s popular, you might even be able to turn it into a regular night that will gain popularity in your local area.
This might not be the first thing that springs to mind but the back rooms of pubs make perfect venues for small seminars. Away from a lecture hall, it gives everyone the chance to relax and discuss at length, plus there’s no rush to leave after the talk is over.
If you are struggling to decide where to host your next event, why not look into a pub? While it might not be your first idea, the sheer variety that are available at a good hiring price might soon change your mind. From amazing food, to full separate rooms that you can hire, you might start hosting all of your events down the pub!