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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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.

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.


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.

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.

Sutherland Labs Covent Garden

A self contained floor including a private kitchen The Basement is an ideal venue for large workshops, events and meetings. Featuring floor to ceiling whiteboards, HD TVs and modular seating The Basement can be configured to meet a range of needs, and can accommodate groups of 10 people comfortably.


The Susannah Barford room is a spacious multi purpose room set away from the rest of the Cathedral areas, giving it's occupants total privacy. The room is located on the basement level of the Cathedral and comes with it's own set of toilets and a kitchenette.


The Ditch is the untouched basement space of the original Grade II listed building. A dozen interconnecting rooms with original features, exposed brickwork and pipes, fireplaces and stoves provide a unique and intimate setting events. With its own secret, speak-easy entrance on Old Street, The Ditch is an exclusive warren of spaces to discover with an atmospheric, distressed aesthetic, hidden in the heart of Shoreditch. It can be transformed to create an immersive setting for product launches, creative fundraising events, unique receptions, conference breakout spaces and even dining.

Icetank Covent Garden

Icetank is a blank, white space perfect for product launches, press days, standing receptions and small intimate dinners. A unique space with equipment, AV and technology including a new PA system, Wifi and an 82" 4k Ultra screen. The space provides a cloak room, two rest rooms, a kitchen, a large ground floor event space and a lower basement space. With it's prime location in the heart of Covent Garden it's also the ultimate party venue.


The main room of our bartending school promotes an open quirky space. Being a refurbished WW2 bomb shelter it boasts history, along with an unusual urban edge created by the brick walls and large steel doors. We are unique in the sense that we have 10 fully functional bar stations ready to cater your every need. Hire us, for your perfect function, as our venue promotes flexibility to stage a superb range of events, from cocktail masterclass to birthday parties. Our central location is easily accessible, and will have you on your way to a night you won't forget.


The Basement can host up to 90 guests for a sit down meal. We have an open kitchen upstairs serving dirty burgers, dirty fries and proper fried chicken, with a range of sharing platters.


The Club is a modern open space set on the basement level. The space is suitable for up to 60 people standing and offers a private bar and music facilities.

one four seven Stoke Newington

The space is perfect for all types of events. It is a white box so you can have your own aesthetic. The basement is fully sound proofed so perfect for live music

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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