Venues in Islington

Home to Arsenal, Islington is equally well-known for its purpose-built event venues and eateries for hire. We've picked out the top.

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The Mezzanine area is 2 000 sqm and has the benefit of natural light, a 16.5 metre high barrel-vaulted roof and is column free making it ideal for this conferences/exhibitions and you can also use the Ground Level. Included within the event hire is a purpose built cloakroom area and registration facilities along with a fully furnished organisers office. This is one of the most iconic venues in Islington.

The BSMT is the ideal unique space for any happening, whether that be an underground event, launch party, private event or creative gathering. It's unique semi industrial vibe and charming decoration allow for the space to be dressed up to your liking or kept as it is with it's underground vibes. An ideal location for a variety of events from birthday parties to promoted nights. Hire is on a sliding scale of prices starting from £500 and going up to £3000 depending on date of event and privacy.

The Old Queen's Head Angel, Islington

The Victorian Living Room is a lovely private room with full DJ set up and live PA available for exclusive hire from Monday to Thursday for parties of up to 150 people standing. It can also seat 60 people for dining and is flexible to accommodate away days and workshops, making it the perfect space both for personal and corporate events. Prices indicated are general guidelines for minimum spends - please ask us for a quote.

The Saloon is at the heart of The Chapel Bar and offers up a versatile space that can accommodate a variety of events. With more than 15 years of experience The Chapel Bar has hosted a plethora of Christmas Parties and Corporate events. We are experienced in working with organisers to take the stress out of planning an event and delivering a memorable occasion for colleagues or friends.

Available for semi-exclusive and exclusive private hire, Dirty Martini Venues Islington is perfect for all manner of events. From fun activities such as cocktail making classes, to birthday parties, hen parties and celebrations, Dirty Martini are sure to make your event one to remember.

Work Angel

Work is a late-night venue located in the heart of Angel Islington. It operates a mix of hosted club nights and private parties. The club can accommodate 115 people and is set over 2 floors. We have a superb, state-of-the-art, Pioneer sound system. We have a 3.30am licence on Fridays and Saturdays. Renting Work can be free! Yes, this means no venue hire fee. We ask for refundable deposit to book the club.

Our Brewery Taproom provides a totally unique and amazing events space for those looking for something different! We're right in Islington, just minutes away from Kings Cross St Pancras. Get in touch and come down for a viewing, we'll try our best to create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

The O2 Academy Islington (capacity 800) is a versatile events space available for everything from live music events, filming, weddings, parties, private dinners and receptions, and can also be fully seated suitable for awards ceremonies, exhibitions, product launches and corporate conferences. With an adjoining smaller space to the main O2 Academy Islington (capacity 250) designed to function flexibly as a stand alone, and second room for events. With onsite catering facilities, staging, AV/Technical equipment and event management support we can offer a unique experience to suit any event.

The Easton Farringdon

Close to Farringdon overground and just off Exmouth Market, The Easton is easily commutable for your guests to travel to whatever the occasion. We pride ourselves on our modern taproom style interior and are able to personalize the venue to your tastes and individual event. With adjustable wooden tables, strong internet connection, dangling fairy lights adding mystique, in-house kitchen, multimedia setup, a can do attitude from a team with a wealth of experience and more, let the Easton run your event so you can relax and enjoy yourself.

Anomalous Space Angel, Islington

A_SPACE is the perfect film and photography location. Located within a charming Georgian townhouse in Islington, our unique and homely space has step-free access, off-street loading and superfast broadband. Featuring a 1000 sqft environment with a studio, lounge, library, kitchenette and make-up areas, it offers various backdrops ideal for filming, photo shoots and livestreams. Colourama, LED backwash lights and projection also available. If more space is needed for talent, team and/or equipment, combined hire with our second room B_SPACE is available. Hire times are flexible. Inquire now!

A light and airy room, well-suited for merchandise and information stalls, or for use as a chill-out room, bar space, or any other use that you might conjure up! A large ceiling skylight ensures that daytime bookings benefit from plenty of natural light, with a small yet modern kitchen available for refreshments and light snacks.

The White Studio is one of Studio Spaces' most popular and versatile spaces. With floor-to-ceiling south-facing windows, the studio benefits from excellent natural light, making it ideal for photography use. A traditional cobbled street outside offers plenty of character and provides an alternative entrance to the studio. The white cove stage makes the space is equally suited to product launches, live performances, presentations and pop-up dining or retail experiences.

Venues FAQs

What are the best bars for hire in Islington?

Great bars available to hire in the Islington area include Chapel Bar, The Old Queens Head, Ladybird Bar and Kaki.

What conference venues are available in North London?

Great conference spaces in the North London area include the Business design centre, St. Pancras Meeting rooms and Camden House.

What large party venues are available to hire near Angel?

Venues for large parties in Angel include o2 academy Islington, The Islington Metal Works and Wenlock & Essex.

What are the best restaurants in North London available for private hire?

Some great restaurants available for private hire in North London include Palatino, Radici, Rotunda and Ceviche.

About Venues

Islington is one of London’s charming, most diverse neighbourhoods, accommodating a wealth of quirky and fashionable gastropubs, wine bars, and boutiques. Islington’s eclectic vibe is known for drawing in some impressive creative minds from George Orwell to Lily Allen, and let's not forget Jeremy Corbyn! Another key feature of venue hire in Islington is its prime location, getting to and from this stylish neighbourhood is simple via its bus lines and nearby tube stations - Angel and Holloway Road. From formal conference centres to casual coffee shops, we have venue hire in Islington covered.

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