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The Happenstance - Central London

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Venue Location
No1a Ludgate Hill
St Paul's
Central London

Venue Introduction

immerse yourself in a world of curiously good times & happy coincidences at the happenstance. it’s sure to be a welcome addition to your little black book. floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of london’s most iconic landmark, st paul’s, whilst our sophisticated interior encompasses a striking bar & restaurant, bountiful deli, mixology table & florist. our glamorous subterranean private dining room or hidden speak easy “the curious treasury" awaits.

we work closely with fantastic local suppliers to provide you with fresh, seasonal, delicious & beautifully presented meals throughout the day. take for example our meat from the highly regarded butchers, allen’s of mayfair or our freshly baked bread & pastries from award winning artisan bakery, the flour station in borough market.

open from 7.30am there’s no better way to start the day than with our “fully loaded” breakfast, a great cup of coffee & freshly pressed juice. or if you’re on the way to the office grab a quick breakfast on-the-go.

our lunch & dinner menu is jam-packed with options to suit every taste, from imaginative flatbreads & antipasto boards for sharing to gourmet sandwiches & burgers, classic mains, punchy salads, fresh seafood & perfectly cooked steaks.

& if you have space, we’ve got some wickedly indulgent puddings & liquid dessert cocktails to ensure you finish your meal on the right note.          

Additional Notes:

whether it's a business meeting, photo-shoot, intimate dinner or glamorous cocktail party, our opulent & adaptable private dining room, the curious treasury, is the ideal place to wow your guests.

available for everything from breakfast, brunch & lunch to dinner & cocktails, & fully equipped with wifi, plasma tv, state-of-the-art av equipment, flipcharts & it's own music system, the space is ideal for meetings, conferences & celebrations.

the beautifully designed room, complete with anglepoise lights, parquet panelled walls & a 1950's kitchen, which doubles as a private bar is available for up to 60 guests standing or 32 seated. glamorous, golden mosaic tiled vaults can also be booked for smaller parties & the main dining table can also be split into three separate tables, creating a flexible space for any event.

organising team drinks or just looking for something different to do? why not hire one of our skilled mixologists to shake & stir up a range of delicious cocktails for you & your guests? or if you have a taste for the dramatic, then experience all the culinary theatre of our fiery flambé menu.

dishes are cooked tableside by a dedicated chef while you sit back & enjoy the spectacle. butchery classes are also available to book for £25 per person – you'll be taught all the tricks of the trade & get to sample your cuts, which we'll cook for you after.          

Room Information

Room NameSeat CapReception Cap
Whole venue100225
Private Dining Room10-3210-50


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Nearest Transport
  • St. Paul's
  • City Thameslink