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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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Park Chinois

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Park Chinois is an opulent live-entertainment restaurant serving bold Chinese cuisine and excellent drinks alongside live performances, all set within the heart of London's Mayfair.

Capacity: Up to 50 standing

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

Macaroni Liberation Front

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Expect an eclectic atmosphere here, with an original concrete ceiling juxtaposed with the cosiness from twinkling fairy lights and tropical wallpaper behind the bar. There are eight sharing tables with benches that seat six people inside, with an additional 3 tables outside.

Capacity: Up to 20 standing

Good For: A quirky venue in Dalston offering a twist on hearty Italian food.


Archer Street SW11

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Archer Street SW11's lower floor Themed Bar is transformed seasonally. In the warmer months, our Themed Bar transports our guests to their favourite beach bar while during the Winter you will be welcomed into a luxurious and cosy alpine themed bar worthy of the French Alps. 

Capacity: Up to 120 standing

Good For: A space that changes with the seasons

The Cavendish

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From exclusive hire of our intimate Private Dining room, through to our diverse bar spaces or full venue hire, The Cavendish will ensure your party is luxuriously and professionally catered for.

Capacity: Up to 120 standing

Good For: Any celebration that requires a certain kind of ambience



This content is provided by Berenjak.

With exposed brick walls hung with delicate artworks and contrasting stained glass windows, Berenjak's private room pays homage to the bygone Qajar dynasty. We are also available for exclusive hire.

Capacity: Up to 35 seated

Good For: A stunning garden themed room in a Persian paradise.

Nine Lives

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This hidden gem, nestled in the Victorian basement of No.8 Holyrood St, is packed full of incredible cocktails, great vibes & a killer soundtrack.  The name Nine Lives refers to an ethos of salvation – unveiled treasures, nothing wasted, everything lovingly sourced & selected with intention.

Capacity: Up to 120 standing.

Good for: An awesome little neighbourhood bar in Bermondsey Street


Restaurant Ours

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Set in the heart of Knightsbridge, Restaurant Ours is split across two levels with an open kitchen and a central stone topped bar. From intimate dinners to exclusive hire, Restaurant Ours is a flexible venue to suit any occasion.

Capacity: Up to 350 standing

Good For: A beautiful venue with full sized trees in the centre of the room.

Jack Solomons Club

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Jack Solomons, a subterranean speakeasy tucked away in the heart of theatreland, is the epitome of old school Soho glamour. We have played host to luxury product launches, entire brand takeovers, prolific album launches and high profile all night after parties.

Capacity: Up to 250 standing

Good For: Classy cocktails and amazing service in the heart of Soho.



This content is provided by Xu.

XU offers two stylish private dining rooms for 4-8 guests, semi-private dining for up to 15 or the option of exclusive hire for up to 48 seated guests. The restaurant combines a prime West End location with impeccable interior design and fantastic Taiwanese menus from the team behind BAO.

Capacity: Up to 48 seated

Good for: Stylish private dining in the heart of Chinatown

Searcys at The Gherkin

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There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees and contemporary cooking, all while enjoying panoramic views from the top three levels of one of London’s most iconic skyscrapers.

Capacity: Up to 130 standing

Good For: Lavish private dining in one of London's most iconic buildings.

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