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.
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.
Experience a little taste of Ireland in the heart of Fulham, London at McGettigan’s. Located at No. 1 Fulham Broadway, McGettigan's is a go-to spot for every occasion, you’ll always feel welcome with us. McGettigan's is a unique venue for celebrating your corporate or social events in London. With delicious Irish food and drink on the menu, coverage of top quality sporting events on show and the best in Irish entertainment, you’re guaranteed a good time at McGettigan's Fulham. Book your next private dinner party, networking event or social celebration with us.
Eat, drink and bat at one of our Sixes venues, complete with cricket batting nets, restaurant and bar. Tuck into our sumptuous BBQ Food Menu and delicious cocktails, all whilst experiencing one of the world's oldest games in a whole new light! Perfect for a Corporate receptions, Christmas parties, Birthday parties, Stag and Hen dos, or even Kids parties. We also have function room with its own private bar, entrance and toilets.
The Hope and Anchor is perfectly situated between Brixton and Clapham and is the perfect unique venue in London for any event or party. With two floors including a private room and our enchanting garden, we offer individual heated outdoor huts, two outdoor bars and have ample space to accommodate all needs. We have space for private drinks parties, meetings, work gatherings or as event space for hire. With a focus on cocktails, burgers and finger food we can tailor bespoke packages and offer personalised service for any event all in our exiting, fun bar complete with DJs and late night drinks.
The County Arms is a unique venue for hire in London. Situated on Wandsworth Common it is the perfect picturesque back drop for many occasions. A London wedding venue, we are licensed to hold ceremonies and experienced in hosting the best receptions. We have multiple function spaces for hire suitable for meetings and away days as well as birthdays, engagements, parties and private dining. Warm and cosy with fireplaces for the winter and a beautiful garden for the summer.
In the heart of Balham for over 21 years, this venue offers something for everyone; an escape from home to make your own. Spread over three floors, the relaxed space can be used for anything from work to play; from breakfast, brunch, and coffee, to intimate dinners, cocktails, dancing, private events and late-night parties. On the ground floor is the central bar, lounge spaces, large covered terrace and the secret garden. For those wanting to escape the confines of the home office, there’s plenty of plug sockets and super-fast Wi-Fi. Up one floor you will find the open plan mezzanine with a large covered balcony. Next door is The Studio, a private room ideal for special occasions with friends and family. On the top floor is The Gallery, our biggest private room and the perfect space for that big celebration. Tucked next door is our boutique cinema, showing classic and feel good films or available for private parties. Work to play, and we have it all under one roof.
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!
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.
A lovely Victorian mansion in the heart of Islington, is a popular private hire venue as well as a busy brunch hotspot for residents. This function room is ideal for a variety of occasions, including intimate wedding receptions, business Christmas parties, baby showers, hen parties, picture sessions, and meetings, to mention a few. The venue has its own bespoke bar with high ceilings and exposed beams. The room comes with bartenders, servers, and the opportunity to play your own music or even have your own DJ.
Our beautiful Canal Boat is moored just off the terrace of 9294 and Number 90. It has a seated capacity of 30 for a dinner inside the boat or up to 80 for a standing event. Weather permitted we can also have up to 60 standing on the roof. The boat comes fitted with own PA system so you are able to play your own music throughout your event at background music level. We can provide a range of menus from canapes & bowl foods to a 3 course seated dinner so can cater for any event.
The City Thames
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.
"A bright and airy creative space located on the canal in central Hackney Wick and alongside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. White Post is a contemporary, multi-use space. It has a large Foyer (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 hire. The main bar is suitable for private parties, club nights, celebrations etc. The Foyer for conferences, launches, screenings, etc, however the spaces can be used together. Fridays & weekends - evening wet hire minimum spends for the main bar vary but generally sit upwards of £1500 (for 50 people). Larger numbers attract a higher drink minimum spend. Photo shoots / Film shoots / Talks / Gatherings / Business parties/celebrations / Live music gigs and DJ club nights / Creative meetings
The Old Brewery is a south east London private hire hidden gem. With stunning copper features influenced by our Naval and brewing heritage, our dining room and outside terrace offer a unique experience for your party needs. With views of the Royal Naval College, Cutty Sark and Canary Wharf outer-terrace is perfect for celebratory drinks and canapes, plus our dining rooms elegance and grandeur allows the perfect backdrop to dance the night away.Impress your guests by hosting your event in a UNESCO world heritage site.
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.
The Coach House stands proudly next to the Dog & Fox hotel; an iconic pub & bedrooms in the heart of Wimbledon Village established in the 1800’s, featuring the widest and most versatile choices of private hire areas within Wimbledon; making it the perfect place to begin your happily ever after. Whether it is a small intimate wedding or a grand affair, the Coach House is a neutral space ready to be made your own from ceremony to reception; whether you deck the room with flowers or leave as is for a classic celebration. An all-year-round venue, the Coach House provides a beautiful setting in both winter and summer with British seasonal menus, an extensive wine list and little extras to create a bespoke package for your special day. With an onsite dedicated events planner at your disposal it couldn’t be easier. The Coach House holds a ceremony license for up to 120 guests and is also available for receptions only for up to 140 guests seated or 300 standing. With the addition of 28 exquisite, individually designed boutique bedrooms above the venue, including a beautiful bridal suite with terrace, the Dog & Fox is the perfect spot from start to finish. Each room stylishly hints at the surrounding heritage of Wimbledon, with bespoke furniture and décor, complimented by our individual pub history. Ideally positioned just a 10-minute walk to Wimbledon train station and around the corner from the beautiful Wimbledon common, the Dog & Fox is the perfect place to hold your wedding. For more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch today! Brand new venue nestled in the heart of South West London | Ideal for both intimate and large-scale celebrations | Extensive package options with the choice to create a bespoke package just for you! | Onsite dedicated events planner to help create your special day | 28 boutique bedrooms available for you and your guests | Neutral, blank canvas space for you to realise your wedding dreams | Beautiful bridal suite for the newlywed couple! | Situated close to fantastic transport links
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.
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!