Bars in City Of London

Whatever your taste, budget or style, it's easy to find a bar for hire in the City of London. Just choose the right one for you from our list.

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Dirty Martini Bishopsgate is available for exclusive private bar hire for a range of events. In an outstanding location in the City of London, near Liverpool Street, Dirty Martini is the perfect spot for corporate events, Christmas parties, after work drinks and private parties.


Adam's Court is nestled in a bustling courtyard just yards from Bank Station. Spread over 3 floors, including the ground floor bar, The Copper Bar and the Top Floor – the new venue boasts a host of experiences for you to enjoy.


Cahoots is Soho’s new underground home, an interesting bar available for private or semi-exclusive hire. Where spirits are high and drink never run dry, it is perfect for private and corporate events: birthday parties, after work drinks, Christmas parties and more.


For those events and celebrations that need an exclusive area, the Playroom offers a flexible space for birthday celebrations, dinner with family & friends to client dinners and corporate events. Alternatively, you can transform the billiard table into a board or dining table for 10.


Sealife London Aquarium, is a great back drop to any standing or seated event with a walk over the shark tank and a tunnel through the Pacific Ocean. For a truly London experience we can include a London Eye experience as your curtain raiser to your party or event. The attraction located next to the Eye is really in the heart of the city with a view over to the Palace of Westminster as you arrive and depart. The Aquarium is perfect for wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate dinners, meetings, presentations and networking events. The venue works for smaller parties of 50 up to 750.


Perfect for conferences and wedding receptions, the fully air conditioned Bill Boeing Room boasts sophisticated audio-visual aids and the services of a fully qualified technician. The seating is removable to provide 2,000 square feet of exhibition space. A data projector, compatible with most computers, to display computer screen data onto our full size screen, is available in the Bill Boeing Room. The screen is retractable to open up a stage area and additional staging can be provided.


Seated next to the Pavilion, the floor to ceiling glazing ensures the space is flooded with natural light and offers spectacular views across the ground. Pelham's is at the heart of MCC's sustainability drive, including a rainwater recycling system, green walls and solar and photovoltaic panels. Ideal for meetings, conferences, dinners, receptions and lunches.


It is the outrageous fun of ping pong, combined with state of the art facilities and reputation for hosting the most talked about events that sets Bounce apart as the ultimate conference, and corporate party destination in London. Located just a 3 minute walk from Farringdon station, the venue features our luxurious Jaques Room, available for exclusive hire. It's an ideal setting for group of 50-120 standing, 70 theatre style and 28 boardroom. The Room Includes: 3 Ping Pong Tables A cocktail bar with dedicated mixologist State of the art Karaoke System Uv Lighting Unlimited Ping Pong


Opened by Queen Victoria in 1845, the Great Hall, complete with striking fresco, minstrel's gallery and a ceiling of beautifully worked oak, is described as one of the most impressive surviving buildings of its kind in London and provides a spectacular setting for all types of events. Suitable for receptions for up to 450 guests, dinners for up to 250 guests, lectures and ceremonies for up to 300 guests and wedding receptions and dinner dances for up to 200 guests. The adjoining Bench Rooms and an east facing terrace overlooking impressive grounds is perfect for arrival receptions.


Dirty Martini, located on Covent Garden's famous piazza, has established itself as a stylish hang out for party goers, after work drinkers and late night revellers alike. With a distinctly New York feel, the bar boasts expert bar staff able to mix whatever cocktail your heart desires. There is also an extensive drinks menu with Champagnes, wines, beers and spirits. To hire the full venue works on a minimum spend basis.

The Alexander Hay City of London

The Alexander Hay located inside the historic Hays Wharf and directly of the Thames Path. It has an outdoor terrace, with private bar. The restaurant and main bar are tucked away in our open underground space. The venue is suitable for all business & social gatherings.


The Milton Room is a large conference and events space with excellent facilities and experienced event staff to assist you. The Milton is perfect for a range of corporate and private events from conferences and presentations to dinner dances and celebrations.

Bars FAQs


What is the latest time we can have the space until when hiring a bar in the City of London?

Most bars you can hire the space until early hours of the morning. You may have to pay an extra fee for a late license.


When hiring a bar in the City of London, we hire a semi-private space?

Most bars offer a semi private hire depending on the way the venue is laid out, this is also a lot cheaper.


What is the usual payment method to hire a bar in the City of London?

Most bars will either operate on either a price per person basis or a minimum spend, this can be dependent on the time of week.


Can we bring our own catering when hiring out a bar for an event in the City of London?

Depending on the venue, this is usually done in-house. However, there may be sme cases were you can pay a buyout fee or dry hire the space.

About Bars


From London Bridge to Kings Cross, Soho and Canary Wharf, Central London is home to some of the best bars in the UK. In fact, it has so many brilliant bars to choose from that it can be tricky wading through all the options to find the perfect one for your next event.

That's why we've put together a selection of the best bars for hire in Central London, from cocktail bars to sports bars, rooftop bars to pubs. Ideal for birthday parties, engagement drinks and work shindigs, you won't want to miss these bars if you're planning a special event in Central London!

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