Cafes for Hire in London

Time for a good book or solitary coffee break? Need a neutral ground for a client meeting? Discover the best cafés for hire in London.

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Rainforest Cafe Piccadilly Circus

Our Butterfly Room is a small alcove room just off the main restaurant floor. It caters equally well for a small dining party or for a meeting, conference or workshop. One of the most beautiful cafes in London


With the main restaurant located on the first floor, the Blueprint Cafe is an elegant, spacious venue for all types of events, including birthday or holiday celebrations and corporate events, such as staff parties, award ceremonies, retirement parties, and so on. With its simple, understated decor, impeccably prepared food, and floor-to-ceiling windows that display incredible views of the Thames, Tower Bridge, and Canary Wharf, the Blueprint Cafe is the perfect location for your social or corporate event.

Social Pantry Cafe Clapham / Battersea

The cafe features distressed but modern interior, exposed brick walls, dust pink booth seating and rustic furniture dressed with flowers and foliage creating a beautifully quirky aesthetic perfect for any intimate event. The space is hugely versatile, suitable for a variety of events ranging from an informal drink's reception, birthday party, private dinner, supper club, Christmas party or any excuse for a party. Situated all within the ground floor, the cafe accommodates up to 28 guests seated along one long table with plenty of room to socialise. 45 guests for a standing reception.

White Post Cafe Hackney Wick

Perfect for live gigs, DJ evenings, parties & gatherings of almost any kind. The bar/cafe interior is unique, leaning towards a 70s theme with Haynes Manuals, spider plants, Angle-poise lamps, formica and 70s illustration. The design is complimented by the use of modern architectural materials such as Sterling board, MDF and plywood, together with a concrete floor. We host programmed events by Film Co's, Music labels, galleries, etc


Ideal for private events as the venue can be hired out exclusively on any day of the week. The venue can be used for both seated or standing events and can accommodate up to 180 people for an exclusive lunch or dinner.

The Yard Theatre Hackney Wick

The ampitheatre has been purposefully designed to accommodate both the epic and the intimate. It can seat 98 seats in rake and 12 in galleries whilst the stage is a beautiful untreated concrete floor. It features lighting, sound and projection facilities and is ideal for all kinds of performances, shows, presentations and conferences. Hire start/finish times can vary and are based on 4 hour and 8 hour rates.

Rainforest Cafe Piccadilly Circus

Our Butterfly Room is a small alcove room just off the main restaurant floor. It caters equally well for a small dining party or for a meeting, conference or workshop.


Maida Hill Place boasts a superb kitchen facility complemented by the unique Pop-Up Venue space available for regular hire. The kitchen can take 8 cooks and up to 15 people for a demo or class.


Our lower ground area is an ideal space for small training sessions and meetings. Perfect for creative workshops, the space features our exhibitions so changes regularly. We have a projector, screen and fold out chairs. We are happy to move exhibition pieces in order to accommodate groups where possible. Catering can be provided.


New York Style private lounge with brick walls spread across two floors to hook you up with the party vibes Located just 4 mins walk from Shoreditch Highstreet station, this place is perfectly insane. Cobalance Features - Private floors, Arcade games, Surround Sound systems, projector screen, color changing lights, door security, fully furnished, personal manager and a lot more. Affordable prices and the capacity 85 - 95 Standing, 60 theatre style, 40 boardroom across the whole space. Host the event your way with your DJ (if required).


Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus is not only a restaurant; it is also a great venue for events! Located in the heart of Piccadilly Circus, London, our European Flagship Cafe has changed the face of dining and entertainment in the capital. We are the ultimate venue for innovative food, signature cocktails, amazing music and on-of-a-kind memorabilia from decades of music history - your event will truly be a unique experience that Rocks!


We work both with event organisers and directly with clients and have hosted a huge array of unusual and spectacular happenings – including large and complex installations for major brands, intimate private dinners, wedding receptions, fashion shows, company away days, meetings and, of course, a whole host of experiential days and evenings. With bespoke packages to suit any client, First Option offers a gorgeous and versatile backdrop to any event.

Cafes for Hire FAQs


What are some of the best cafes in London?

Some of the best cafes in London include Blueprint Cafe, Cafe Rouge St Pauls, Social Pantry Cafe and Daisy Green.


I would like to hire a Cafe in London, how would the costs work?

Usually in most cafes, you will find that they operate on a minimum spend basis. Dependent on your numbers, you may also find they work as a price per person basis.


Is there only certain days that I can hire out a cafe in London?

Some cafes will not allow hire on days that are open to the public, however dependent on the budget and numbers they can usually be flexible.

About Cafes for Hire


While some Europeans might scorn London's café culture, there are certainly a huge variety of excellent coffee spots in the city - Some very much off the radar. Many of the cafes in London are available to private hire and offer an attractive alternative for functions of all types. Organising a productive meeting requires foresight and planning, but most importantly a suitable environment to produce the required outcome. Distancing your meeting or presentation from the corporate ‘suit and tie’ space to a less formal cafe setting may encourage creativity and some much needed inventiveness. Hire Space have tracked down some outstanding options that offer versatility and first class facilities for your next meeting, event or interview. There’s a lot of coffee in London, but don’t settle for anything but the finest. These venues are where you’ll get the most from your caffeine buzz. Need more café venue hire inspiration. Contact our experts using the Ask a Venue Expert for additional and bespoke options

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