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Ground Floor at Ask for Janice

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50-52 Long Lane, Farringdon, London, EC1A 9EJ Show map
Barbican Station (250 yd)

About this space

Located on the ground floor directly opposite Smithfield Market. The glass fronted Ask for Janice bar is cool, laid back, urban industrial space with room for up to 100 of your bestest friends or colleagues.

The open plan kitchen serves a selection of finger food items perfect for sharing and nibbling while mingling the night away.

Bring your own music to jack into our system or apply for a late licence for parties to 2am.


Capacity

Standing
up to 100
Dining
up to 60

Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

Minimum 10 people.
Our feasting meals are served family style to the middle of the table for everyone to share together.
Feasting Lunch
£25 per person
Lunch served 12 - 4 pm
£25 For 2 Courses
£30 For 3 Courses

You get all of the starters:
Labneh, smoked sea salt, pumpkin seed dukkah (gf)
Potted pork and rabbit, preserved red cabbage, sourdough crostini
Roast pumpkin, caramelised pear and pomegranate salad (vgn, gf)
Mr Choudhry's flatbreads

Then choose two mains for the table to share:
Stuffed kent Appledore turkey, garlic and rosemary duck fat roast Potatoes, Aleppo chilli parsnips, carrots, winter greens, preserved Cranberry stuffing, lashings of gravy
Hake fillet, Norfolk yellow pea dahl, cucumber yoghurt, Pickled sea vegetables (gf)
Pot roasted ox cheek, black limes, kohlrabi, Dorset yoghurt, Crispy onions
Roasted aubergines, spiced jackfruit, crisp kale, Jerusalem artichoke, Pickled walnut relish (vgn, gf)
Mushroom and spinach wellington, braised leeks, greens, Vegan gravy (vgn)

Lastly, choose 2 sharing desserts:
Clementine and pomegranate molasses cake (vgn, gf)
Yorkshire profiteroles, whiskey cream, caramelised hazelnuts, chocolate sauce
House mince pies, brandy butter
Vegan meringue, rumptof fruits
Feasting Dinner
£30 per person
Dinner served from 6 pm
£30 For 2 Courses
£35 For 3 Courses

You get all of the starters:
Labneh, smoked sea salt, pumpkin seed dukkah (gf)
Potted pork and rabbit, preserved red cabbage, sourdough crostini
Roast pumpkin, caramelised pear and pomegranate salad (vgn, gf)
Mr Choudhry's flatbreads

Then choose two mains for the table to share:
Stuffed kent Appledore turkey, garlic and rosemary duck fat roast Potatoes, Aleppo chilli parsnips, carrots, winter greens, preserved Cranberry stuffing, lashings of gravy
Hake fillet, Norfolk yellow pea dahl, cucumber yoghurt, Pickled sea vegetables (gf)
Pot roasted ox cheek, black limes, kohlrabi, Dorset yoghurt, Crispy onions
Roasted aubergines, spiced jackfruit, crisp kale, Jerusalem artichoke, Pickled walnut relish (vgn, gf)
Mushroom and spinach wellington, braised leeks, greens, Vegan gravy (vgn)

Lastly, choose 2 sharing desserts:
Clementine and pomegranate molasses cake (vgn, gf)
Yorkshire profiteroles, whiskey cream, caramelised hazelnuts, chocolate sauce
House mince pies, brandy butter
Vegan meringue, rumptof fruits

Prices

Monday
8:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per session
8:00 – 16:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Tuesday
8:00 – 0:00
from £2500–£3000 min. spend
Per session
8:00 – 16:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £3000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Wednesday
8:00 – 0:00
from £2500–£3500 min. spend
Per session
8:00 – 16:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £3500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Thursday
8:00 – 0:00
from £3000–£4000 min. spend
Per session
8:00 – 16:00
from £3000 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £4000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Friday
8:00 – 0:00
from £3000–£4500 min. spend
Per session
8:00 – 16:00
from £3000 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £4500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Saturday
18:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 0:00
from £2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.
Sunday
10:00 – 23:00
from £2000 min. spend
Per day
10:00 – 23:00
from £2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
We can also create bespoke packages depending on your requirements.

Catering

In-house catering
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 00:00

Extension available

Temporary event notices (TENs) available


Space features

Wi-Fi
Projector
Audiovisual (AV) equipment
Air conditioning
Natural light
Disabled access
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Rules of the space

Sorry, we're not able to have a DJ playing in AFJ.


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About Ask for Janice

Ask for Janice and you’ll find her in the heart of the city, located just 5 minutes walk from both Farringdon & Barbican tube stations.

One of London’s most laid back spaces, AFJ (as she’s known to her friends) is the perfect venue for corporate and private parties of 50 - 100 guests looking to have a great bar all to themselves.

The glass-fronted bar looks out over Smithfield market and inside, our range of over 40 gins & 60 craft beers means there’s plenty to choose from for any event.

The team at AFJ are great at what they do and love nothing more than a good knees up wether it’s for birthdays & engagements to the annual summer & Christmas party, product launches and just because we cans!


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

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