About this room
Built circa 1870 and renovated in 1986-87, First Option is a 1790 sq ft film, TV, photography and event space. The split level studio is 1000 sq ft and adjoins a 500 sq ft bespoke kitchen built by one of the last cabinet makers of old Shoreditch. There is a second smaller prep kitchen of 230 sq ft on the ground floor, which is obviously invaluable when filming in the main kitchen.
The balcony is an amazing feature when shooting in the large kitchen, meaning that lighting cranes aren’t so essential. Both the studio and the main kitchen have high pitched roofs and exposed Scotts pine trusses. Original Crittal windows line the Victorian brick walls to provide an abundance of natural light from the north and the south. Blackout blinds cover all windows and both skylights in the studio.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
9:00 - 1:00
*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT
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External catering allowed
Approved caterers list
BYO alcohol allowed
Venue can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide Halal
Can provide Kosher
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary Tea & Coffee
We have hosted a huge array of unusual and spectacular happenings – including large and complex installations for major brands, intimate private dinners, wedding receptions, fashion shows, company awaydays, meetings and, of course, a whole host of experiential days and evenings