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The Ballroom at Upper House

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181 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ Show map
Highbury & Islington Station (550 yd)
Nadine C.

Nadine C.

About this space

The Ballroom is the largest room for hire, covering the top floor of the House, with space for 52 seated or 80 standing. The space boasts its own bespoke bar, as well as beautiful hand illustrated walls, and beautiful high ceilings with exposed beams.


Capacity

Standing
up to 80
Dining
up to 50
Theatre
up to 50
Cabaret
up to 40

Prices

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 04:00. All prices include VAT.

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 04:00

Temporary event notices (TENs) available


Space features

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

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events
Loud music/events
Own music equipment /DJ
VIP events

Rules of the space

The closet tube station is Highbury & Islington station or Angel Tube Station.


Upper House is a #Supervenue

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Customers rated communication with this venue and their event experience as Superb
Response time: within a day
Response rate: 97%

About Upper House

A beautiful Victorian townhouse in the heart of Islington, Upper House is not only a buzzing brunch hot spot for the locals, but also a very popular venue for private hire. It’s perfect for an abundance of events including intimate wedding receptions, corporate Christmas parties, baby showers, hen parties, photo shoots, meetings… you name it!

Spaces available for private hire span impressively over three floors of the building. On the ground floor you’ll find The Parlour bar, ideal for drinks receptions, as well as twisting and grooving till as late as 4 AM! Another room, The Sanctuary, is a great option for intimate dinners (up to 20 people) to celebrate special occasions in style.

Need a slightly bigger space? Consider the bright and airy Aviary, suitable for up to 50 guests. Bonus points include stunning views of the Upper Street and Islington Town Hall! Last but not least, Upper House’s top floor is home to The Ballroom, an exposed brick wall party space for up to 80 guests. The icing on the cake: all of the rooms boast their own private bar!

Upper House – what you need to know:

- A gorgeous Victorian building
- Located in North London, Islington, N1
- Four spaces available for private hire
- Popular as a wedding venue
- Ideal for private dining, drinks receptions and dancing!


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