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  • Basement Venues in London - Bell & Viv
    Kings CrossBell & Viv35 People

    Looking for a hidden gem of a private dining room in London? Look no further than ours! Tucked away upstairs, our private dining room is the perfect setting for an intimate event, with a capacity of 20 seated. Plus, its conveniently located next door to Kings Cross St Pancras Station! Whether you're looking for a spot for a breakfast meeting or a decadent evening party, we have delicious European sharing plates, brilliant cocktails and all round good vibes for you to enjoy. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today!

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  • Basement Venues in London - Bierschenke
    City of LondonBierschenke450 People

    The authentic atmosphere of Bavaria right in the centre of London. Bierschenke is the ideal location for any type of party, whether that's personal birthday parties or exclusive hires for corporate events looking for a unique alternative. The beer hall is designed so that whatever the size or nature of the event, Bierschenke can create the perfect setting. From Christmas parties and leaving drinks through to Stag and Hen Do's and team building events.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Nine Adam Street
    West EndNine Adam Street250 People

    Nine Adam Street is a brand new venue ideally located in W1 on The Strand, minutes from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square. The venue is finished to a high standard and provides a contemporary backdrop for private and corporate events such as conferences, business meetings, networking events, Christmas partbut also weddings and birthdays. Upon meeting a space you will get the whole house exclusively - the venue features two characterful arches, a break out / meeting room space, another large break out also ideal for drinks and dancing. There is a separate entrance for VIP guests if necessary.

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  • Basement Venues in London - AMANO Covent Garden

    A rooftop bar with an adjoining roof terrace is the perfect spot to finish the day with a drink, while the house DJ spins tunes as you soak up the spectacular panoramic views of London. Choose from an international menu of wines, Champagnes, signature cocktails, and non-alcoholic drinks.

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  • Basement Venues in London - The Scotch of St James
    Mayfair, St James, West EndThe Scotch of St James200 People

    The Scotch of St James is an atmospheric venue set across two unique floors. The ambient lighting and characteristic feel of the bar level makes for an arty backdrop, and the decadence of the basement club level makes for a unique spot for filming and photography shoots which require a night club or members club scene. The spaces have been home to fashion and accessory photoshoots, filming locations for music videos, adverts, and interviews.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Bar Social
    Battersea Bar Social75 People

    The basement is a unique space available for private hire for parties and events of up to 75-80 people. It is perfect for private celebrations which require an intimate area but also for corporate leaving do's and office drinks. The basement is available on week days until midnight with a possibility to extend licensing, and on fridays & saturdays until 2am. Prices indicated as general guidelines for minimum spends.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Dirty Martini Monument
    Monument, Bank and London BridgeDirty Martini Monument0 People

    The Cocktail Cabinet is a private area within Dirty Martini Monument which can hold up to 100 for a sophisticated party or event. It has its own private bar and the option to change the lighting colours, but no option to have your own music. It would suit a corporate party or networking event in sophisticated and elegant surroundings, fuelled by a delicious cocktail menu.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Barrio Soho
    SohoBarrio Soho100 People

    The basement is where the real party happens. DJ booth and live music set-ups, bar, stage, dancefloor and our unique Frida's Corner, it has everything you need to host your special event.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Mac and Wild City

    On the lower ground floor of Mac & Wild Devonshire Square, the new Mac & Wild Smoky Barrels shooting Range is now open. Composed of two lanes, each kitted out with our state-of-the-art virtual shooting systems and replica shotguns, transporting you and your guests to a shoot in the Scottish Highlands! Perfect for drinks receptions, after work drinks and Christmas parties looking for unique entertainment. The two screens provide the perfect opportunity for presentations and screenings.

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  • Basement Venues in London - The Ivory Vaults
    WappingThe Ivory Vaults450 People

    The Ivory Vaults are perfectly situated for private parties and corporate events. Immersed within Ivory House at St Katharine`s Docks of Tower Hill, our venue provides fantastic access to the City and East London. To host an event at The Ivory Vaults just contact our in house events team, we have over 40 yrs experience in providing immersive theatrical experiences. Choose one of our popular range - Embargo, Masquerade Ball, Alice in Wonderland, Medieval Banquet or if you don`t find what you are looking for we are more than happy to discuss a bespoke themed option of your choice.

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  • Basement Venues in London - The Fashion Building

    Comfy basement level in a Fashion Building can be use as a co-working space hosting 5-6 people filming, Event space, teaching and workshops. B & W printing on site Can be use as a meeting room, or board room

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  • Basement Venues in London - The Scotch of St James
    Mayfair, St James, West EndThe Scotch of St James200 People

    The Scotch of St James hosts renowned parties from birthdays to networking, makes for a unique filming and photoshoot location, and is a prestigious space for product launches and promotional events. Both floors can be adapted to meet specific requirements, with options for private screenings, dry hire, Christmas parties, Film/TV locations, fashion shows, pre/post dinner events, live music showcases, team building events and pop ups.

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  • Basement Venues in London - The Little Scarlet Door

    Our Basement Studio is perfect backdrop for photoshoots, filming, pop ups, team away days, presentations and conferences!

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  • Basement Venues in London - 25 Paul Street
    25 Paul Street100 People

    This room includes a private entrance, bar, cloakroom, toilet, and DJ facilities making it perfect for late-night drinks events and dancing into the early hours. This can be rented privately for a maximum of 100 people for a minimum spend.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Trapeze Bar
    ShoreditchTrapeze Bar200 People

    A fully equipped, quirky club space with its own bar, toilets, cloakroom, fully equipped DJ booth and entrance! The capacity for the club is 200pax and regularly hosts some of the world's top DJs. It's lively atmosphere, superb sound system and circus-inspired decor make it a fantastic venue for post-work drinks, clubbing, corporate celebrations or a birthday party. Apologies- we are unable to accept 18th birthday parties.

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  • Basement Venues in London - Well Street Pizza
    HackneyWell Street Pizza50 People

    Located in the Basement of our restaurant Well Street Pizza, their space is ideal for meeting, presentation or general brainstorming. The private room is equipped with a projector for all your professional needs. For up to 40 people seated, you will also find a private bar for your break where food and drinks can be served. Please get in touch for more info!

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More about Basement Venues in London

If you're looking for a venue with character and quirky spaces to accommodate your guests, then a basement venue offers a unique and unforgettable setting for any event or party. Basement venues come in all shapes and sizes, so whether you're looking for a cosy vaulted cellar or a large blank canvas space, there's sure to be a basement venue that works perfectly for your event.

London has no shortage of underground venues, and with many of them offering competitive rates for private parties, networking nights or product launches, there's sure to be a venue that fits your budget. Here are some of our top tips for finding the best underground venues in central London and beyond.

What are the benefits of hiring a basement venue?

There are many benefits to hiring a basement venue, such as the lower cost compared to other types of venues, and the fact that you can often completely dry hire the space and create your own unique experience. However, it's important to bear in mind that some basement venues may have minimum spends in place, so be sure to check this before booking. This can actually work in your favour, though, as it means you can be sure that the venue will be free for your entire event.

Another great benefit of hiring a basement venue is the privacy and exclusive feel that it can offer. If you're looking to host a private office party or an intimate networking event, then a basement venue is the perfect choice for your next event. Basement venues often have a more relaxed and informal vibe than other types of venues, making them ideal for parties or networking events.

How much does a basement venue tend to cost to hire?

Basement venues can be hired for a variety of different budgets, so it really depends on the size and location of the venue, as well as the minimum spend in place (if there is one). Generally speaking, though, you can expect to pay anything from £500 to £5000 for a basement venue.

Some basement venues operate on a minimum spend basis, which means that you'll need to spend a certain amount of money on food and drink in order to hire the space. This is usually around £1000, but it can be more or less depending on the venue and the numbers in your party. Minimum spend venues can be a great way to save money, as they mean that there's no separate venue hire fee.

What kind of events are basement venues good for?

Basement venues are ideal for a variety of events, such as private parties, networking events, product launches, and more. Any time of day, a basement can make for an atmospheric experience your guests are sure to enjoy. If you're looking for a venue with character and unique spaces, then a basement venue could be the perfect London venue for you!

What are the best underground venues in London?

There are hundreds of underground venues in London to choose from, so it can be tricky to know where to start. Different types of events require different kinds of venues, so be sure to consider what kind of atmosphere you're looking for and what your budget is before making your decision. Here are some of our top picks for different kinds of events:

Best basement venues for corporate events

Corporate events require a certain level of sophistication, so if you're looking for an underground venue that oozes elegance and class, then check out these top picks: The Scotch of St James This underground club is the perfect choice for corporate events, with its sophisticated décor and private hire options. It offers a variety of spaces to suit your event needs, from the Main Club and Mezzanine to the more intimate Vault and Snugs. The Vaults at RSA House This underground venue is located beneath RSA House and comprises three atmospheric brick-walled vaults, each with its own private bar and stunning original features. The Vaults are ideal for a variety of events, such as private parties, networking events and product launches, and with catering for fine dining events available in-house, this is the perfect place for hosting a dinner party.

Best underground venues for private parties

Underground spots make great settings for private parties, offering a sense of exclusivity and sophistication. Best of all, you can play music as loud as you want without disturbing the neighbours! Here are some of our top picks for underground private party venues: Dirty Martini, Monument This underground cocktail bar is the perfect choice for private parties, with its stylish décor and a variety of spaces to choose from. The Cocktail Cabinet is ideal for small groups, while the larger event space, the Main Bar, is a perfect setting for a birthday party or stylish Christmas do. Barrio Soho This underground venue is located in the heart of Soho and comprises a series of Mexican-themed bars, each with its own private hire options. The Basement Bar is perfect for small groups, and the slightly smaller room lends a cosy, intimate air to events here.

Our favourite underground venues for music events

If you're looking to host a music event, then an underground venue is the perfect choice. With their atmospheric setting and great acoustics, underground venues are ideal for live music events and dance parties. Here are some of our favourites: Basement Sate This underground hidden gem is located in the heart of London's West End and comprises a series of bars, each with its own private hire options. The Main Room is perfect for live music events, with its stage and state-of-the-art sound system, and beautiful exposed brick work. The Basement Club at Trapeze Bar This underground club is located beneath Trapeze Bar and comprises a dance floor, stage and private hire options. The Basement Club is perfect for live music events and late night parties, with its excellent acoustics and sound system.

Best basement venues for product launches

Product launches require a wow factor to make an impact, and what better way to impress your guests than with a underground venue? These top picks are sure to make your product launch a success: The Lucky Pig This underground speakeasy-style bar is the perfect choice for a product launch, with its stylish décor and private hire options. The Main Bar is ideal for small groups, while the larger event space, The Drawing Room, is a perfect setting for a more lavish affair, making it the perfect choice for those looking for a sophisticated and stylish setting for a pop up exhibition or product launch. Blame Gloria This underground bar is located in the heart of Covent Garden and offers a variety of quirky, fun spaces and private rooms for events and product launches. The Main Bar is perfect for large groups, while the private hire options offer a more intimate setting, all with the bar's signature colourful decor.

How can I use Hire Space's venue finding service to find the best underground venues in London?

When it comes to finding underground venues in London, the best place to start is with Hire Space's search tool. With just a few clicks, you can easily find and compare basement venues in London. Simply enter your event requirements into the search tool and we'll do the rest. We'll provide you with a list of basement venues that match your event criteria, so you can easily find the perfect venue for your event.

You can contact venues directly through the Hire Space website or app, and our team of experts are always on hand to help you find the perfect venue for memorable events.

So what are you waiting for? Start searching for your perfect underground venue today! With plenty more venues to discover through our search tool, we're sure you'll find the perfect space for your next event.

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About Basement Venues in London

London is home to hundreds of basement venues for hire, accommodating all budget types. With spaces that lack nothing in character and offer maximum convenience (often at minimal cost too).

On this list, you'll find funky basement bars, vaulted brick cellars and the very coolest blank canvas basement spaces on offer. Some carry manageable minimum spends for private parties, networking nights or product launches. Others you'll need to completely dry hire the space and create your experience from scratch. Don't worry though, we can help with suppliers too! Here are some of our top picks for your perusal.

If you like the look of any of these, contact our own venue experts using the contact form below. You'll receive suggestions with best prices negotiated, and all for free. Happy venue finding!

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