Basement Venues in London

These basement venues in London offer a unique backdrop for your next event, whether it's an office party, drinks reception or birthday bash.

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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.


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.

Dirty Martini Monument Monument, Bank and London Bridge

The Cocktail Cabinet is a private area within Dirty Martini Monument which can hold up to 120 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.

Bierschenke City of London

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.

The Scotch of St James Mayfair , St James, West End

The Scotch of St James is a nightclub, live music and private event space which first opened its doors in 1965. Available for private hire: launch parties, private views, press days, talks, private gigs, playbacks, showcases, album launches, birthday & christmas parties.


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.


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.

Trapeze Bar Shoreditch

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.


Audio is the ideal venue for video shoots, night club / venue shoots for film and TV and much more. With its unique state of the art lighting built into the mesh and array of lights / colour the venue is one of the kind. Five secluded booth give the venue another dimension for shoots and just recently pop queens Dream Wife recorded their next single at Audio. With flat load in / Life access to the basement, logistically Audio is a well thought out, designed venue.


An ideal space for both formal and informal screenings, our space has 15 seats available, and the option to hire more. The floor contains two toilets and a station for serving drinks, so can be self-contained for extended and/or confidential screenings. With blackout curtain, blackout skylight, a KRK Sound system and 4k Projector with 158" screen, the space is ideal for a variety of screenings.

Phoenix Bar Shoreditch

Basement level of the Phoenix Bar.

The Chocolate Cocktail Club Shoreditch / Liverpool Street / Brick Lane

Our basement bar is great for corporate or private events, we have our own bar which serves all different drinks.

About Basement Venues


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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