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Birthday party venues for hire in London

Whether you’re going big on your birthday or just want to find somewhere for you and a few friends, here’s our pick of the best venues for hire

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Finding a venue is the first big step when organising a birthday party, but it can be a logistical nightmare at the best of times. Don’t stress though – here’s a list of hire venues to suit any size or budget, meaning that you can simply kick back and enjoy your birthday. So whether you’re after something intimate like a private dining room or you want somewhere for the full party shebang, London’s got you covered. 

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Bourne & Hollingsworth Garden Room

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Our beautiful rooftop bar and restaurant is perfect for special occasions, from relaxed birthday drinks to sophisticated receptions with delicious canapé and bowl food offerings. B&H Garden Room provides an intimate and special setting for a number of gatherings.

Capacity: Up to 30 standing

Good For: Sky-high events and private bookings with a view! 

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Crocker's Folly

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The Place To Be! Here at Crocker's Folly, we love being part of your celebrations and are happy to host any event large or small. With two private rooms and an outdoor terrace, we can offer a setting for any occasion.

Capacity: Up to 100 standing

Good For: Birthday Parties, Office Staff Parties, Hen or Stag Parties, Christmas Parties, Private Dining, Wedding Celebration, Party or Other Event


Shoryu Soho

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Hunting for that perfect venue in Central London? Roll up and feast your eyes on our private dining room at Shoryu Soho, so look no further for that dream venue! Get in touch and let us know about your party.

Capacity: Up to 16 seated

Good For: Japanese dining in the heart of Central London!

Alcotraz Penitentiary

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The World's First Prison Cocktail Bar! Hidden behind unassuming shutters lies Alcotraz, a secret prison staffed with crooked Guards to help you keep liquor hidden from the Warden so the working inmates can make delicious cocktails for you and your fellow inmates.

Capacity: Up to 50 standing.

Good For: One of London's most unique destinations for any event.



This content is provided by Brigadiers.

Brigadiers provides unique private rooms for your special occasion. The Kukri and Bidi Rooms offer intimate private dining and Asian aesthetics, while the Pot Luck and Pool Rooms accomodate larger bookings with self service drink stations to create a casual, friendly vibe.

Capacity: Up to 25 seated

Good for: Pool tables, whiskey vending machines and transforming dining tables!


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E&O has made Notting Hill its home for over ten years. As a favourite amongst locals, visitors have come to love the Pan-Asian cuisine, inventive cocktail list, wines from around the world and music from the regular DJs.

Capacity: Up to 20 Seated.

Good for: Intimate private dining in the heart of Notting Hill.


Moonshine Saloon

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Moonshine Saloon, combining immersive theatre with a world-class cocktail drinking experience, transports all guests to the rugged American West on the promise of making a fortune in an illicit moonshine smuggling operation at the top of its game.

Capacity: Up to 100 standing

Good For: A fun, immersive drinking experience set in the Wild West.


This content is provided by Hoppers.

The perfect hideaway for a special occasion, the four private and semi-private Vaults at Hoppers can accommodate eight guests each and can be hired individually or as one. A short hop from Selfridges and easily accessible from Bond Street, Oxford Circus & Marble Arch.

Capacity: Up to 98 seated

Good for: Great Sri Lankan food & private dining vaults


Spun Candy Masterclass Store

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What could be more fun than throwing a party or company celebration in a cool candy kitchen? If you’re looking for a party venue with a difference, we’re it! Our hi-tech, award winning store, located in the heart of bustling London, is the perfect setting for your unforgettable celebration!

Capacity: Up to 100 standing

Good For: A unique venue in Spitalfields for those with a sweet tooth!

The May Fair London, A Radisson Collection Hotel

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Famed for hosting outrageous parties overflowing with champagne-infused debauchery in eras past, today The May Fair is celebrated for its elegance and charm. Yet nowhere is, or has ever been, more renowned for its discretion.

Capacity: Up to 370 standing

Good For: Private dining in a renowned, lavish setting

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