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London party venues

Whether you’re planning a birthday bash or a special shindig, here are some of London’s finest venues available for all sorts of occasions

Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness
Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness
Please note, this list includes commercial partners, so suggestions are not curated by Time Out. 

Planning a party? Then you’ll already know how tricky it can be to find the right venue. Luckily London is so stacked full of weird and wonderful bars, clubs and nightspots, so you can’t really go wrong. You’ll discover some great venues on this list, for any sort of occasion – so whether you’re pulling together a birthday party, planning your next Christmas do, hen do or stag do, your venue selection skills will never be questioned. And if you just want one of the capital’s finest private dining rooms for something a little more sophisticated? No sweat.


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Party venues in London

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The Mirror Room

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Host an unforgettable event with Rosewood London, providing an exquisite setting for all manner of occasions in the very heart of London. From wedding proposals to sophisticated cocktail parties, our enthusiastic team of experts will provide an unrivalled quality of service for all celebrations.

Capacity: Up to 60 standing

Good for: Private dining in a stunning central London hotel.


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A hidden gem in Central London, this is the ideal venue for your next celebration. Located on the 9th floor with views of The Shard and the London City, experience the definition of urban opulence at TwoRuba.

Capacity: Up to 220 standing.

Good For: Bottomless drinks packages, breath-taking views of the city and ball pits!


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.

The Red Lion

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On the first floor of our classic Stokey pub, we offer a relaxed, fun and intimate space for any kind of private party. Treat your guests to their own private bar, as well as dancing space, a separate games room and a laid back vibe throughout.

Capacity: Up to 70 standing.

Good for: A relaxed and friendly space for all your party needs, with no hire fee!


Les Platanes

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At Les Platanes we are happy to cater for private events and special occasions. Formats can include multi-course plated or family- style seated dinner as well as a canapés and cocktails reception.

Capacity: Up to 60 standing

Good for: The perfect spot for a private event a la South of France in the heart of Mayfair.

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.

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