Best Venues for After-Work Parties in London

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London is full of brilliant venues for after work parties.  Whether you fancy sipping on a cocktail in a cool bar, watching the world go by from a lofty rooftop, playing games or karaoke, listening to live music or a full-on club night, we have scoured the capital for some great ideas.  These venues are suitable for both corporate and private parties.

Cocktail Bars:

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Lyanesse at Sea Containers London was recently awarded World’s best Bar & International Hotel bar at Tales of Cocktail Spirited Award.

Cavo in WC2 is a new all-day dining and drinking spot with a huge selection of cocktails.

Martinez in Soho specialises in more traditional cocktails, along with Michelin starred food

Karaoke Bars:

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Karaoke bars provide entertainment and a chance for your colleagues to showcase their singing talents. They are ideal for team-building and fun-filled evenings.  Try:

Lucky Voice has a number of bars in London.  Book a private room for up to 30 mates or hire the venue exclusively.

Huckster in Paddington is known for it’s fun nights out and also has a great karaoke room.

Cocktail Club Shoreditch – here you can kill two birds with one stone!  Great cocktails and a private karaoke room.

Bars and Venues with Activities:

Dabbers:

London’s first dedicated social bingo halls!  Located in the City and Hackney, leave behind any pre-formed ideas that you may have about bingo and prepare for one of the best nights of your life!

Ping Pong:

Bounce is well known for it’s three London locations – Old Street, Farringdon and Battersea.  Battersea is the latest venue to open and is in the iconic redevelopment of Battersea Power Station. Book a table for a few friends or hire out the whole venue for a party or corporate event.

Golf:

Swingers is probably the best known crazy golf venue in London – located in the West End and in the City.  The West End site can hold a massive 800 for a party.  Challenge your mates on a choice of courses! Puttshack, Plonk and Shoreditch Balls also have great facilities for parties.

Monopoly Lifesized:

Not Monopoly as you know it!  This is a fully immersive, physical game.  Each board has 24 players. Take on challenges, construct houses, collect rent, break free from jail, and assume control of London’s waterworks as you journey across a life-sized game board. Your goal: accumulate wealth by successfully tackling escape room-style challenges along the way.

Boom Battle Bar:

Here you get a choice of activities – augmented reality axe-throwing, shuffleboard, augmented reality darts, beer pong, crazy golf, karaoke and American pool.  You can stick to one game or mix and match activities.

Sixes:

Fancy yourself as the next Joe Root?  Then head to Sixes!  Various packages available for groups of 20-30, including unlimited drinks, food and a reserved area for later.

Flight Club:

Social darts bar with automated scoring boards – ideal for a few friends or perfect for a corporate party.  Three locations in London to choose from – Shoreditch, Bloomsbury and Victoria.

Bowling:

All Star Lanes is one of the best known venues for ten pin bowling in London.  You can find them in Brick Lane, Holborn, Stratford and White City. Whether you want a couple of lanes or a full hire, anything is possible at All Star Lanes.

Clays:

Enjoy thrilling interactive clay target action on Clays’ mammoth 4K screens.

F1 Arcade:

An amazing F1 motor racing experience. Enjoy dining and drinks, engage in thrilling races, and rack up rewards at F1 Arcade. Begin your adventure from Rookie status and ascend to the Elite level, with skill options catering to both newcomers and seasoned experts, ensuring that all racers can compete head-to-head and savor the sweet taste of victory. Regardless of the event, we offer the ideal racing mode. Rally your friends, enjoy your favorite drinks, seize the controls of one of our 69 full-motion simulators, and immerse yourself in London’s vibrant social gaming scene. Fasten your seatbelts and prepare to accelerate into the fast lane.

Bars with Live Music:

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Piano Works – not-stop live music, along with delicious food and cocktails.

Ain’t Nothing but the Blues Bar – with live music event night of the week, this is London’s original Blues Bar.

The Social – bookings taken here for groups of anything between 6 and 250.

Clubs/Venues with Themed Nights:

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Blame Gloria Covent Garden – music icons, ABBA, karaoke – everything goes at Blame Gloria

Cahoots – a 1940’s themed underground bar in Soho. Nestled within a derelict train station, the rascals of this vintage speakeasy offer delightful cocktails, tasty provisions, and lively swing performances every day of the week. Comprising three distinct areas – The Underground, Ticket Hall, and Signal Station – take a nostalgic journey through time and relish the unique charm of each space as you partake in an experience brimming with “High Spirits, Scoundrels & Swing!”

Lio London – here you will enjoy a captivating show, gourmet dining and a dynamic nightclub atmosphere.

Private Event Spaces:

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Most bars in London have separate function rooms available for hire.  Depending on how large your party is, you could also consider taking a full private hire.

Sabine Rooftop

If you are looking for a venue with a wow factor, then Sabine would be perfect. With a capacity of 200, your guests can enjoy amazing views over London.

Century Club

A private members club in Soho, Century Club can accommodate parties from 40- 150.

Kadies Club

A boutique club in Mayfair with a capacity of up to 160.

Of course, we have many other venues to choose from.  If you need some help or inspiration, please contact us today.

 

 

 

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