After Work Bars in London

Celebrate the end of that 9-5 in style, with one of our top places for after work drinks in London - from rooftop bars to unusual venues.

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The impressive Black Bar is a superb space in the heart of the City. Hire your own private bar with lounge style seating areas and plenty of surrounding floor space. The private bar it is perfectly suited for drinks/canape receptions, Christmas parties, sporting events and office parties.

HotBox London Spitalfields

HotBox is an award winning BBQ restaurant situated in the heart of trendy Spitalfields. Located a stones throw away from the bustle of Shoreditch, HotBox is the perfect venue for a special dinner or private event. Some of the finest award winning BBQ in London with a fantastic selection of craft beer, wines and cocktails, HotBox is a unique culinary destination. Dark industrial interiors and fun communal seating make it a perfect venue for private dinners, exhibitions, parties, events, workshops, seminars and product launches.


Located in the heart of the city, Kenza offers unparalleled Middle Eastern cuisine and hospitality. Relax with friends or impress clients with a beautiful drinks reception in the stunning Lounge. Marvel at dozens of brass khamsa (hand of Fatima) hanging from iron-work screens and enjoy signature cocktails with delicious Lebanese and Moroccan finger food and sharing platters. For the final flourish, why not hire fire eaters or snake charmers and transport your guests to the exotic Middle East!


Attendant Shoreditch serves as a cool and quirky space for private evening events of all kinds. Accommodating up to 60 people, the popular venue offers a catering menu full of food and drinks so that patrons don't stay peckish. Alternatively, guests can opt for dry hire and bring their own snacks and tipples - with no corkage charge. The intimate yet spacious environment, with graffiti wall art, is hireable complete with a first-rate sound system.


The venue is available for exclusive hire and is the ideal place to throw a colourful, lively party that your guests won't forget. The bright, vibrant areas are perfect for entertaining and for private parties for any occasion, be it a summer BBQ, sports screening, Christmas or celebrating for the sake of it. There is a dancefloor, DJ Booth, cloakroom, large outdoor area with outdoor heating options and no hire fee although a minimum spend applies.


Dirty Martini Minories is the perfect place for your reception or party. The Gallery Bar is a mezzanine that holds 50 standing, with it’s own private bar and bar tender. The outside area is available until 9pm making it a great versatile space for dancing.


Set within stylish surroundings that are perfect for private parties, photo shoots and product launches. Experience our stylish bar for hire and state of the art sound and lighting system hosted by renowned DJs. These approx Min. Spends are based from 7:30pm to 3am so if your event is shorter or longer please inform us. The Minimum Spend may be higher depending on date, time and event type


This exclusive area can accommodate up to 100 guests and has its own private bar area the option to have your own DJ. For smaller parties The Martini Lounge has a range of booths and tables that can also be booked.


Split across two floors, Bar Soho can be hired exclusively for large events, parties and receptions both Business & Social. The ground floor bar features a circus theme with Waltzer shaped seating areas. Head upstairs to the Boudoir bar which is set out like a Parisian apartment. Seating areas include a bathroom, bedroom and living room! With a total capacity of 300 standing, Bar Soho is the perfect venue to suit a wide variety of events!

Gabeto Camden

Featuring a long copper bar, eclectic art, a dance floor and DJ booth, the ground floor is perfect for a large reception and dinners or a product launch or fashion show. Our terrace also offers substantial outdoor space with heated seating area and fresh food pods available for use all year round. The back terrace is also great for car launches, particuarly with the urban and industrial market as a backdrop. Capacity up to 700 reception Capacity up to 120 Seated Dinner


The Deco Lounge offers its own private bar within intimate surrounds - ideal for intimate cocktail parties for up to 50 people. The Deco Lounge is a step back into the 20’s with it’s chic styling and old fashioned comfort allowing house guests to stretch out in comfort, while the private bar ensures that the next cocktail is always within arm's reach.


Club Bunga is located on the first floor of Bunga Bunga. Inspired by the glamour of old school Italy, Club Bunga will take you and your guests through a journey through Italy itself. Featuring Statue of David drinking vessels, large Roman statues, inscribed wall murals and, in true Bunga style, its very own private karaoke system. Club Bunga offers great family style sit down dinners, set party menus and canape or buffet menus. Even our notorious brunch parties are available. On Friday and Saturday nights, this room is opened to the public after 10.30pm.

About After Work Bars


As PAs across the country know, it's not easy to find a venue for after work drinks, and it's even harder to find a venue that everyone will like. The good news is, there's plenty of choice in London. Take your pick from hundreds of bars, pubs and clubs and make your after work drinks something to look forward to! See our selection of top picks below to inspire you and freshen up your After work drinks.

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