Ideal of course for private dining, restaurant hire for parties is especially popular, providing delicious food and tempting drinks on tap all evening to keep all your guests refreshed and satisfied. From immersive, historic venues to contemporary up-and-coming restaurants, we have something to suit every occasion and every possible taste – be it in terms of the décor or the menu. Speaking of the food, we have restaurants with award-winning cuisine and those that offer the opportunity to create entirely bespoke, seasonal menus. So be it for a wedding reception, birthday bash, traditional Christmas dinner or any other dining experience, look no further than Canvas Events.
Chucs Serpenitne is housed within Zaha Hadid's renowened 'Magazine' extension to the Sackler Gallery - a modern architectural landmark. Surrounded by verdant Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens, the venue affords its guests a sense of privacy & tranquility, despite its location in the center of London. Please note, due to the Royal Parks restrictions, the venue must be vacated by 10:30pm.
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.
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**
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 dishes. 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 restaurant presents inspired contemporary European cuisine. Led by young established British Head Chef, Aaron Ashmore most well-known from MasterChef the Professionals 2012 as a Semi-finalist who then progressed to working alongside Marcus Wearing & Gordon Ramsey before joining Clarette in 2017. The Salon Privé is an elegant private dining room located on the second floor, featuring an impressive wine display, surrounded by unique windows inlaid with heraldic stained glass and a side bar counter for arrival drinks. The Salon Privé accommodates up to 30 standing or 20 seated – note that we recommend 18/19 seated in the room. Previous private dinners and press events at Clarette include Chanel, Tag Heuer, Hermès, Paul Smith, LVMH Moët Hennessy, Château Margaux & The Ritz Paris.
Opened in 1924, Café de Paris is a stunning grade II listed building with magnificent rooms which are sure to make your jaw drop. With an added 21st century twist of the newly installed state of the art sound system and staging, Café de Paris is the perfect venue for a private event. With its grand sweeping staircases, original features and beautiful eye catching chandeliers, Cafe de Paris has thrown some of the most extravagant parties London has ever seen as well as exclusive and intimate events. For exclusive hire events, the venue can accommodate new and exciting events, from immersive brand experiences to alternative corporate conferences and away days. The venue has a standing capacity of 715, banqueting capacity of 286, multiple rooms and beautiful original features. The exquisite main ballroom is the centre piece of this stunning space, along with the adjoining mezzanine level which is perfect for a drinks reception before a dinner or can just be incorporated into the main space where required. Private hire clients will always have exclusive access to the venue in its entirety including all three private rooms, Red Bar, Blue Bar and VIP room. Cafe de Paris can cater for all types of events from film premiere parties to catwalk spectaculars, music showcases to award dinners and Christmas celebrations. Cafe de Paris has a desirable track record of delivering the perfect event. Cafe de Paris is also licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies as well as being a creative director’s delight when it comes to film or photo shoots. Capacity: 100-715 Standing reception 180 Theatre style 60-286 Banqueting style Types of events: Drinks Receptions Seated Dinners Award Ceremony Summer Party Christmas Party Conference Wedding Fashion Show Bah and Bat Mitzvah Engagement and Birthday Parties Tickets events Rates: All are rates are seasonal Sunday-Wednesday – from Minimum spend of £8,000 plus VAT Thursday – from Minimum spend of £12,000 plus VAT Friday – from Minimum spend of £30,000 plus VAT Saturday – from Minimum spend of £50,000 plus VAT
Camino King's Cross, a highly-praised authentic Spanish restaurant bar, is a wonderful Spanish getaway in Central London. The decor is exquisite and modern with its use of colour and wood, but it is the lively vibe that adds to the feeling of the decor at Camino King's Cross. Camino King's Cross, a real Spanish Gem, is the place to go for a fun dinner, short night out, and to mingle around and dance. Its Latino vibes will get anyone dancing!
South Place is a luxury five-star hotel in the City of London, the first from restaurateurs, D&D London. We are boutique, luxurious and fresh-faced. Our 80 bedrooms are all designed by Conran + Partners, blending modern technology with comfort; they’re perfect for those travelling for work or play. Let your imagination run wild… South Place Hotel has five private dining rooms, two exclusive bars and the Angler restaurant and roof terrace available for parties from 10 to 200.
Casa Do Frango brings Algarvian cuisine to London Bridge serving piri piri chicken over wood charcoal and other staple Portuguese dishes and wines.
Featuring an eye-catching glass frontage and designed by a prominent architect, this venue stands out on Shoreditch's Rivington Street. Split across two floors with a fully licensed bar, kitchen and an exceptional Martin-Audio Sound System, it is perfect for parties and events. Food, DJs, presentations and just about anything else can be accommodated for. • 3 Minutes from Old Street Station • Prominent Location • Fully Licensed Bar • Marzocco Coffee Machine • Kitchen • High Fidelity Sound System
PRIVATE DINING & EVENTS: M Victoria Street is an incredibly flexible venue for functions, private dining and exclusive events. Our Events Management team are on hand to create bespoke experiences with you which will take you on a journey around both the venue and six continents of taste! We offer 5 group dining & canape menus suitable for a range of budgets and occasions, or would be delighted to create something unique for you. We are very open to creative ideas and happy to work with you in all different capacities! M DEN: Our 60 cover Private Members Bar is now accepting applications and is occasionally available for Private Events – perfect for Drinks and Canape Functions / Presentations. A ‘home from home’ attracting an eclectic mix of socialites, businessmen and women from a variety of sectors including Media, Politics, Luxury, Fashion; M DEN offers a unique, warm, private space for both work and play from 7am to 1am. Accessed through a secret wall, featuring personalised bottle lockers for members, a private bar, fireplace and a private six seat screening room; the décor is a blend of chocolate and burnt oranges, the ambience; understated, absolute luxury. M BAR: Our destination bar can accommodate parties from 20-150 guests and is situated in the basement of the venue, with views of the M RAW restaurant. Complete with DJ Booth, live artists and DJs can entertain guests, creating a high octane vibe. The Eclectic cocktail menu which specialises in Martinis was designed by Lance Perkins, Bars and Beverage Director of the multi award winning Edition Hotel. The Bar food Menu takes light bites from RAW alongside an informal street food offering. Modern yet casual. LA PLUME: A beautiful private dining room set in the heart of the venue perfect for discrete meetings or opulent dining. Seats between 10 and 24 guests and offers independent sound and AV facilities THE SOCIAL DINING ROOM: Our semi-private dining room is named as such as it offers the opportunity to enjoy the ambience of the venue in a private area that offers privacy. Perfect for both drinking functions and also dining, it can accommodate parties dining up to 16 guests and functions for up to 40 persons. EXCLUSIVE HIRES – M RAW OR M GRILL: M GRILL is a two tiered perfectly oval 150 cover restaurant, with deep booths outlining the room. A natural amphitheatre perfect for celebratory or awards dinners and parties! M RAW is a flexible space that can also be hired exclusively and is perfect for private dining for 20-60 guests M WINESTORE & TASTING ROOM: The ambition of M WINE STORE was to break down all pretention and give access to buy exclusive and unusual premium wines which have previously only been available to purchase in restaurants or through fine wine merchants and brokers. THE TASTING ROOM is a 20-cover drinking or dining space which houses six tasting machines, which offer 48 wines to sample in an informal, ultramodern environment with informal canapes for food wine matching, or for a private meal surrounded by wines.
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.
An immersive 5,000-square-foot club-bar and street food diner concept, that offers a variety of environments including private rooms and a karaoke lounge. The venue has the capacity to accomodate up to 360 guests, so more than ideal to organize any type of private event.
Follow the big neon sign and enter an underground labyrinth. You’ll first come to the main bar area. Kitsch, cool and funky with a large leather sofa, vintage pinball machine, torn wallpaper and a back bar with old fridge doors. Adjacent to this is the dining room with hand cut crystal lights, tiled-top tables, book shelves and retro knick-knacks. Tables and chairs could be rearranged to accommodate more people seated or removed for extra standing space. There are several banquettes to maximise seating. There’s a fully equipped DJ booth and a projector and screen. Hidden behind a stickered fridge door is the private lounge. With it’s own bar, state of the art sound system, projector and screen it is the ultimate party space hosting up to 30 seated and 50 standing. Specific areas or the whole venue could be hired out for product launches, fashion events, filming and private events Capacities Venue total 60 square meters / Height 2.5m Seated capacity Lounge 35, Main dining room 65 / Standing Lounge 50, Main dining room 120 / Theatre style seating Lounge 25, Main dining room 35 / Horseshoe seating Lounge 25, Main dining room 40 / Seated in Bar 20, standing 40
Clerkenwell & Social is the perfect location for your private function, corporate event or Christmas party. Situated in St. John Square, Clerkenwell, its eclectic design and literary theme make for an unusual and unique backdrop and with the choice of hiring a number of areas we can cater to any kind of event. We serve up inspiring and unique house infused cocktails and hand-crafted pizzas spread over 2 floors with a large outdoor terrace.
Tucked away in a charming cobbled courtyard off Bond Street, Hush’s iconic townhouse remains one of Mayfair’s favourite secret locations. Please review our 3 amazing spaces below: Blades - Capacity: 40 seated, 50 standing Blades is located adjacent to our award winning cocktail lounge, Aviator. An intimate, bright space with plenty of natural daylight and a dedicated events team that delivers excellent customer service. Blades is available for exclusive hire and offers a more formal and elegant setting for your event and is particularly fitting for intimate wedding receptions, bridal or baby showers. Sir Roger Moore Room - Capacity: Up to 32 on one table, up to 66 on round tables, 120 standing Access times: Monday – Sunday: Breakfast 8.00am – 10.30am, Lunch 12.00pm – 4.30pm, Dinner 6.30pm – 12.30am In fond memory of our late co-founder, Sir Roger Moore, Hush is proud to introduce The Sir Roger Moore Room, an exquisite private dining space occupying the entire 2nd floor of our Mayfair townhouse. We have been honoured to host many celebratory events with Sir Roger over the years, from intimate birthday parties to our very own launch party and we are delighted to be dedicating the private dining room in his name. The Sir Roger Moore is entirely self-contained on the second floor and boasts a private bar, cloakroom and kitchen, all exclusive to your event. There is an abundance of natural daylight from the windows overlooking the courtyard and the room is fully air conditioned. The flexibility of the room lends itself to a wide range of occasions, whether you are planning a celebratory lunch for 20 guests, a company awards dinner for 60 or a 30th birthday party with a DJ for up to 100 guests. Aviator - Capacity: 62 seated, 120 standing Inspired by Hush’s distinctly 60’s setting, Hush’s award-winning bar team have created a whole new cocktail lounge that would delight even the most discerning of Pan Am pilots. Aviator takes you back to the Golden Age of travel when luxury ruled the skies, and leads you on a journey around the world one cocktail at a time. Recently awarded “Best Bar in London” at the London Club & Bar Awards 2017. Aviator is available for exclusive hire, semi-private table reservations and cocktail masterclasses. Courtyard - Capacity: 70-100 standing When hired exclusively, the courtyard at Hush Mayfair is the perfect Summer setting for drinks receptions from 70 - 100 guests. Hush's courtyard is one of the most desirable al fresco spaces in London and is being offered for exclusive hire for the first time this year. Currently in partnership with Perrier- Jouet Champagne, the courtyard is bringing bright florals and neon glows to the heart of Mayfair for Summer 2019.
About Hawksmoor Spitalfields restaurant & private room This Spitalfields steakhouse has wooed much of London since opening in 2006; word-of-blog has only served to create an even bigger buzz around the restaurant and its food. A case of the emperor’s new clothes? We think not.’ Time Out Spitalfields was our first restaurant, and the general view is that it is where the ‘Hawksmoor spirit’ is best embodied – many of the staff have worked there for years and would never consider elsewhere. Great steaks, amazing private room that takes up to 60 seated, great drinks and an amazing atmosphere, full of people who desperately care whether you enjoy your evening. Spitalfields's private room has the capacity to take 60 seated and is available for private hire Monday - Sunday. Can be hired for corporate functions, birthday dinners, trainings, Christmas party or just simply meat-fulled parties. Their menu is versatile, with a rich seafood and vegetarian selection. About Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar - Winner International Restaurant Bar Tales of the Cocktail 2016 & 2019 Located in a former illegal strip club, our basement bar has been home to a crack team of cocktail-geek bartenders for the last 4 years with both the bar and the people winning numerous accolades as amongst the best the world’s cocktail industry has to offer. Our newly launched menu features numerous Hawksmoor classics from what we think of as our ‘gin years’ including Shaky Pete’s Ginger Brew and Marmalade Cocktail. Spitalfields Bar is available for exclusive hire with a capacity of 40-50 seated or 80 standing. Available Monday to Sunday making it the perfect space for birthday parties, informal events, tastings, brand activation & fashion events. Their in-house events manager will co-ordinate every aspect of your event and support you throughout the planning process. No hire fee required, quotes based just on minimum spends. Bar food is a greatest hits list of the best from all our bars over the last decade, including short-rib nuggets (a Time Out ‘Top 10 Dishes in London’), burgers, dogs, lobster rolls and poutine.
If your event features a sit-down meal – or food is going to be one of the main attractions, then you’re probably already considering hiring out a restaurant. It’s a great choice. With so much variety to choose from, there are restaurants suitable for all occasions. Choosing what type you’ll require is the tricky part. There are a number of different things that you’ll need to consider before hiring a restaurant, so be careful when making your decision.
What Type of Party is It?
When choosing a restaurant for an event, you need to carefully consider the type of party that you are looking to have. Is it more of a corporate dinner than party? Or is it a graduation celebration? What you want the rest of your night to look like will have a big impact on the type of restaurant that you go for. If you want somewhere that you can stay and party all night, it will likely need to have a separate area. If, however, you’re looking for a meal only, then you can choose the restaurant based only on this.
How Many People are You Expecting?
The size of your party will definitely have an effect when it comes to booking a restaurant. If you have a really large group, your options are going to be more limited, and you might need to look at alternative venues that also provide catering. There are always some restaurants where you can hire them in full, such as for a wedding reception, so for a large event, something like this will be ideal. If you have a smaller group, then you will be able to either partially hire a venue, or even just reserve a table. Many restaurants have small sections that you can hire away from the main area so that your party can still have an intimate feel to it.
Make a List of Potential Restaurants
Before you make your decision on what type of restaurant you want to go for, you need to make a list of the potentials and go and view them if you can. There’s a huge range of restaurant venues for hire in London, and so you’ll need to take your time and pick out a few that look as if they will suit the type of event that you are hosting. Don’t be afraid to book in to view them, particularly if you are planning a large party. It’s good to be able to actually visit the space and ask any questions you have in person. Having a list to go through means that you can easily write down the pros and cons of each before making your final decision. You’ll need to consider how far away it is to travel as well, so don’t expand your search too far away!
Think About Atmosphere
While the size of the restaurant and the type of event you are hosting will change what restaurants you are looking at to book, the atmosphere of the building shouldn’t be neglected. As there are so many styles of both building and décor, from historical to modern, chic to rustic, this will all have an impact on how successful your event is. This is another reason why it’s so important to visit a restaurant before you book, so you can really soak up this atmosphere. Getting it wrong can be disastrous. Think of a birthday party where the atmosphere is quiet and subdued, or a corporate party where everything gets a little too raucous. If you are having a theme for your event, this should help you narrow down the possibilities even more.
Look at the Menu
When booking a restaurant venue, there’s one thing that you should never forget to do – look at the menu. Not just a glance but read through it so that you know what types of options you have. For larger groups, some restaurants might ask you to choose from a smaller menu, a set menu, or order in advance, so you’ll need to make sure you know if any of this will be the case. While the look and feel of the restaurant is of course important for any event, you also need to make sure that it serves good food that everyone in attendance is going to enjoy.
Keep Everyone Happy
In addition to this, you will have to take all dietary requirements into account. Most chefs are happy to accommodate with this, but it does become difficult when you are meant to be having a set menu. The key is letting the restaurant know about all requirements well in advance so that they have time to prepare their menus. If you are not sure of what the groups taste is like, try and avoid anything that is too exotic. If you can, a menu tasting is always advised before you proceed with the booking.
Plan in Advance
The key bit of advice when it comes to booking a restaurant for an event is to start all of your planning well in advance. Too many times people think that booking a restaurant will be simple, but if you want to actually hire out a section of the building, you’ll need to give a good amount of notice. Plus, in order to make it a relaxed experience you will want to take the time to view various options, taste menus, and make an informed decision. If you leave it too late, you will be left choosing whatever restaurant you see that is still available to you.
A restaurant is always a great place to host any type of party. Everyone likes to gather over food, which is why an event in a restaurant is so versatile. So long as you know what you want your event to look like, and you start planning in advance, you’re sure to find the best option for your group.