Whole Venue at Near & Far Camden

  149 reviews  – 
48 Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AJ
Chalk Farm Station (400 yd)
Sarah H.

Sarah H.

About this space

Near & Far is set over 4 uniquely decorated levels, including a sunny roof terrace and retro cocktail lounge, complete with karaoke.

The light and airy venue benefits from 2 bars, a dj booth and a kitchen offering 100% gluten-free Californian inspired food - one of one a handful of venues catering to the gluten free community.

We offer exclusive hire of Near & Far Camden for all kinds of events and activities including birthdays, hen dos, baby showers and kids parties, and corporate events.

Our packages include set menus, weekend brunches and finger food options. We also offer a wide range of drinks packages which include cocktails or bottomless drinks.

The venue benefits from a 2am licence Thursday-Saturday and a flexible music system allowing for different sounds to be played in each area.

Located just minutes walk from Camden Town and Chalk Farm stations, the venue is directly opposite Camden market and the Regents Canal which offers canal boats sailing down to Kings Cross.

Contact us now to find out more.


Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

£3000 min. spend
Do you want to take over the whole venue for your own exclusive jingle bells fiesta?

Looking for an alternative to the traditional turkey dinner with a 3-course Mexican-inspired set menu?

Or to have festive cocktails and a shimmy up on our heated roof terrace?

We have your Christmas party covered at Near & Far, Camden!

❄ 4 floors of fun for up to 125 guests standing
❄ Seated lunch/dinner across 2 levels for up to 50 guests
❄ Full venue hire available Sundays-Fridays
❄ Late license until 2am on Thursdays & Fridays
❄ Covered and heated roof terrace
❄ Cocktail lounge karaoke sessions
❄ 2 fully stocked bars
❄ Decorated for a festive feel
❄ Christmas crackers and party props provided
❄ Mulled wine to warm your mittens
❄ Finger Food, Hot & Cold Buffet and 3-course Set menu available
❄ DJ's playing house, disco, funk & soul with a sprinkle of Christmas cheese
❄ Tequila shot for the best ugly Christmas jumper

Booking policy:
Minimum spends range from £3,000-£7,500 depending on the day of the week.
The minimum spend includes all food and drinks purchases, including anything pre-ordered.
There is no hire fee to book, but we require a deposit that will be redeemed against your bill.
We have a 2-week notice cancellation policy in place.
In the event of cancellation due to Covid-19, no cancellation fees will be incurred.

Please do get in touch with your requirements and budget, and we can see what we can do!
Finger Food
£24 per person
❄Sausages Wrapped in Bacon with Spicy Jalapeno Dip

❄Mini Baked Camembert with Nachos and Salsa (v)

❄Crudites with Dips (vg)

❄Diablo Eggs (v)

❄Mini Yorkshires with Turkey and Stuffing

❄Nachos with Jalapenos, Guacamole and Salsa (vgo)

❄Padron Peppers (vg)

❄Ranchero Hot Wings

❄Chocolate Fountain with Fruit,
Marshmallows, Gingerbread & Sorbets

❄ Minimum 20 guests required
❄ Pre-order and payment required a week prior to the event date
v = vegetarian vg = vegan vgo = vegan option available
Hot & Cold Buffet
£27 per person
Nachos, Jalapenos, Guacamole and Salsa (vgo)
Sausages wrapped in Bacon with Spicy Jalapeno Dip
Crudites with Dips (vg)
Roasted Red Pepper Soup with GF Bread (vgo)
Ranchero Hot Wings
Elote, Corn with Mexican Cheese (vgo)
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Tacos & Tostadas
Shredded Turkey with Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce
Pulled Pork Belly with Apple & Fennel Slaw
Fried Avocado, Habanero Mayo, Salsa Verde and Slaw (vg0)
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Cajun Roast Potatoes (vg)
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo (vgo)
Frijoles (vg)
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Chocolate Fountain with Fruit, Marshmallows,
Gingerbread & Sorbets

❄ Minimum 20 guests required
❄ Pre-order and payment required a week prior to the event date
v = vegetarian vg = vegan vgo = vegan option available
3-course Set Menu
£34 per person
❄Starters❄

Roasted Red Pepper Soup (vgo)
Baked Camembert with Nachos and Salsa (v)
Sausages Wrapped in Bacon with Spicy Jalapeno Dip

❄Mains❄

Burgers
Turkey & Cranberry / Mexican Beef /
Veggie Burger (vgo) with Vegan Cheese

Burritos
Chicken / Pulled Pork Belly / Mixed Veg (vgo)

Tacos
Chicken Tinga / Pulled Pork Belly /
Fried Avocado (vgo)

❄For the Table❄

Cajun Roast Potatoes (vg)
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo (vgo)
Frijoles (vg)

❄Desserts❄

Dark Chocolate & Chilli Cheesecake
Mandarin Sorbet with Brandy Snaps (vg)
Mexican Gingerbread with Dulce de Leche

❄ Minimum 10 guests required
❄ Pre-order and payment required a week prior to the event date
v = vegetarian vg = vegan vgo = vegan option available
Unlimited Drinks Package
£50 per person
You get:

❄ A welcome cocktail upon arrival (Choose 2 of our signature cocktails & 1 mocktail to be served)
❄ 4 hours of unlimited wines, beers, soft drinks, single house spirit + mixers

❄ Minimum 20 guests required
❄ Pre-order and payment required a week prior to the event date

Prices

Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per hour
8:00 – 16:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per hour
8:00 – 16:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per hour
8:00 – 16:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per evening
17:00 – 23:00
from £2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
8:00 – 2:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per hour
8:00 – 16:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per evening
17:00 – 2:00
from £3000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Friday
8:00 – 2:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per hour
8:00 – 16:00
from £150 hire fee per hour
Per evening
17:00 – 2:00
from £3500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
18:00 – 2:00
from £6000 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 2:00
from £6000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
12:00 – 23:00
from £1000–£1500 min. spend
Per afternoon
12:00 – 17:00
from £1500 min. spend
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.

Capacity

Standing
up to 150
Dining
up to 75
Cabaret
up to 75

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Natural light
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Karaoke
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Temporary event notices (TENs) available
Wedding licence

Age policy

Guests under 18 are not allowed after 21:00

Host rules

Because we are a Gluten-Free restaurant, we cannot allow external catering in our kitchen. However, buffet food can be brought in and served at private functions with advance approval.

Unfortunately, under 18s are not allowed on site after 9pm.

Cancellation policy: Custom

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Reviews and ratings

(149 reviews and ratings - )

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H&D
September 2019

Amazing service, staff that go above and beyond, cool venue, incredible food, great cocktails, could not recommend more highly. The perfect place for our wedding party

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Pragya Mehta
November 2021

Very nicely worded response with a lot of details and menu attachments to my enquiry.
Will follow up for sure. We need more of this level of service.

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sienna thirlwall-geary
September 2021

Amazing customer service, great food and very cool venue!! Would definitely recommend!

H
Heidi and Duncan
September 2019

Sarah was completely fantastic. We could not have been happier


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Response rate: 99%

About Near & Far Camden

Step inside an oasis of calm at Near & Far Camden in this Palm Springs inspired venue which features pastel hues, palm trees, neons and vintage furniture.

Set over 4 floors, the venue offers a vintage cocktail lounge, 2 bars, a dining area and sunny, heated, roof terrace, making is super versatile for all types of events including Christmas parties, birthdays and wedding celebrations.

On the menu, we serve quirky cocktails alongside all Gluten-free, Californian inspired dishes, including smash burgers, tacos and seasonal salads.

We do not charge for venue hire, just work on minimum spends, and can offer hire 7 days a week, with a 2am licence Thursday-Saturday.

The site which is located opposite Camden Stables and the iconic Roundhouse, just 5 minutes walk from Camden station.


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