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The Academy at

Opium Chinatown

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The Academy bar is located on the top floor within Opium and features the innovative Bartender's Table for an up-close view of the cocktail making process. The space is split between the Attic side which has quirky booths, armchairs and lower tables to the Academy side which has higher tables and stools with a kitchen-esque influence.

Minimum Spend pricing is negotiable and depends on the event and time of year.


  • Full Waiting Staff
  • Alcohol Licence
  • Late Licence
  • Private Bar
  • Security
  • Sound System

 Food And Drink


    • Licensed until 3am
    • TENs Available


    • 50 Reception
    • 50 Standing


    • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
    • 18th Birthday Parties
    • 21st Birthday Parties
    • Events with Alcohol


    • 20m2 (215ft2)
    • The Jade Door
    • 15-16 Gerrard Street
    • Chinatown
    • London
    • W1D 6JE

    More about 

    Opium is a 1920s Shanghai themed cocktail bar and Dim Sum parlour, tucked away in the heart of Chinatown, London.

    The venue is split across two floors with three different bars within the venue: The Apothecary bar; The Peony bar; and the Academy bar.

    Each bar features their own signature cocktail menu and Dim sum is servied throughout the venue.

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