If you have essential meetings, training days, interviews, board discussions, workshops, presentations, product launches, brainstorming sessions, or focus groups to arrange and you’re looking for a reputable restaurant in London to do all the hard work for you (so you can get on with the important stuff), then this guide to the best London restaurants with top notch corporate function capabilities should be your go-to directory. Whether your meeting is a small breakfast gathering with projector capacity, or a larger presentation with cocktails and dinner to follow, this guide will provide all the information you need.
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Beaufort House Chelsea
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: Modern European
Beaufort House Chelsea is ideal for event organisers looking to host a business meeting or event. With several versatile spaces and a range of facilities available, organisers can tailor every detail regardless of guestlist size. Whether you're a business organising a small meeting for 10 employees or a grand dinner for 100 guests, it has a number of flexible areas for organisers to work with. All the rooms are beautifully decorated with natural daylight. Blackout and audio-visual equipment can be provided in all rooms. Find out more details.
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: French
City of London - This stylish French restaurant, bar and members club on Fleet Street near City Thameslink and St Paul's is ideally located for business meetings, presentations, and training days.The 4 private dining rooms downstairs - each named after buildings designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens - are fully equipped for between 2 and 40 people, in both full and half day options. Varying rates apply to members and non-members. Tea, coffee, water, flipcharts, pens, pads and sharing breakfasts (which include buttermilk pancakes, honey & blueberries) and lunches (which include crayfish, avocado & rouille rolls) available. The restaurant will also book taxis and provide photocopying if need be.
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Bar
This multi-levelled bar and restaurant near Bank and Monument stations has a state-of-the-art space for meetings and conference hospitality. There are various seating configurations and room arrangements available and each room comes fully equipped with projectors, screens, PA system, iPod docking, DJ equipment, microphones and HDMI audio and video. Suitable for business lunches, Christmas parties, formal dining, banquets, networking events, product launches, and Champagne/receptions. The space can cater from 20 up to 400 people and can be tailored to your requirements.
Camden / Bar / Club / Cuisine: Eclectic
Camden - Book with Proud Camden for a private or corporate event that will be truly unique. This bar, club and restaurant in north London is ready to cater to your every need, offering 10,000 square feet of iconic rock history in one huge exhibition space. Ideal for events from 30 to 700 people. Choose to indulge in a meal in the Cabaret section - an evening of true retro revelry that can be planned around any budget and can include a showcase of the very best cabaret and burlesque stars - or enjoy canapés in the Main Gallery section, or hire one of the famous Stables for smaller gatherings, or even enjoy the heated Rooftop Cafe. Proud Camden can offer a truly unique corporate event.
Royal Exchange Grand Cafe & Bar
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: European
Set in the centre of London's financial district, The Royal Exchange is a celebrated landmark steeped in history and is the symbol of the City of London's longstanding commercial and mercantile achievement. With its grandiose Greek-style façade, its lavish interior courtyard, and high vaulted glass roof, The Royal Exchange is the ideal venue for an event that exudes grandeur and glamour. The Private Dining Room, which offers an exclusive table for up to 26, with an adjoining reception area, is perfect for day time meetings, business dinners or networking events.
Fitzrovia / Restaurant / Cuisine: Modern European
This impressive Art Deco building in the Royal Institute of Architects has a variety of corporate function rooms available: roof-top meeting rooms with terraces; opulent council chamber rooms for smaller meetings; boardroom style meetings; and theatre style meeting rooms with break out areas. There is a specific hospitality and events team in place as well as presentation and communication technology throughout. The restaurant with alfresco terrace is a great place for business lunches to break up your day of meetings.
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