If you are looking for venue hire in London then look no further! We have a range of beautiful historic rooms that are available for your parties, corporate events, dinners and celebrations.

We are exempt from being charged VAT on venue hire and 100% of the surplus goes directly towards supporting the Employment Academy within our private members’ club.

From dinners to drinks parties to special private dining events, we would love to help create your perfect event. Browse our function rooms for private hire below and contact our dedicated planning team to put together the perfect occasion with ease.

Food is at the heart of all memorable events.

Explore some sample menus for an idea of the offering from our kitchen, and if you’ve something else in mind please let us know; our Chef would be delighted to create a bespoke menu for you.

Private Hire sample menus:

Meetings Menu

Private Dining Menu

Reception Menu

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Our helpful Private Hire Team will help you organise a great event at The House


Email the Private Hire Team at hire@hosb.org.uk or call on 020 3011 1852 to get started.

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Non-members are welcome to book private events.

Event Concept are our preferred event production and design agency eventconcept.co.uk

Our Rooms

The Drawing Room

Overlooking Soho Square and featuring dramatic 18th century rococo plasterwork, the Drawing Room is an excellent space for larger drink receptions, corporate events and functions.

Seated: 30
Standing: 60
The Silk Room

The Georgian Silk Room is the club’s main board room, taking its name from its original 19th century wall coverings. With the beautiful board table as its centrepiece, the room offers members a discreet and striking space to meet by day or dine by night.

Seated: 15
Standing: 25
The Dickens Room

Named after Charles Dickens in recognition of the historical connection between the House and A Tale of Two Cities, the Dickens Room is a warm and inviting hire space that lends itself perfectly to large private dinners, for celebrations or “just because”.

Seated: 20
The Bazalgette Room

Once the office of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, this room provides an elegant historical setting for smaller corporate events, meetings, private dining and intimate drinks parties.

Seated: 30
Standing: 40
The Monro room

It was in 1846 that Dr Henry Monro, a young physician and lawyer, first established the ‘House of Charity’. The inviting warmth and gently spotlit art in our stylish Monro Room make this corner of our club the perfect space for intimate soirées.

Standing: 50
The Glynne room

The Glynne Room is named after Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne). Catherine laid the foundation stone in our Chapel, and in her lifetime established the concept of free convalescent homes. This airy and comfortable meeting room, with its modern screen and natural light is a perfect venue to hire for larger meetings.

Seated: 20
Standing: 20
The Garden room

The Garden room is airy, bright and nature-themed. It’s the perfect spot for a drinks reception – and maybe some dancing too! The space also enjoys direct access to the largest private garden in Soho.

Standing: 50
The Courtyard Garden

Why not take advantage of the largest private garden in Soho?

Our secluded courtyard garden, made famous by Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, is the perfect space for you to enjoy a cocktail, or coffee, in the sun.

Seated: 100
Standing: 100

Private Dining

The House of St Barnabas offers inspiring private dining spaces within our beautiful Grade I Listed townhouse.
Enjoy a relaxed, informal evening and delicious dishes prepared by our Chef.

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