About this room

Our private room is perfect for a Private Dining, Meetings, Workshops, private Drinks Receptions, Birthdays, Engagement parties or any other intimate events.

The room seats a maximum of 20 people or around 30 people for a standing reception.

Our menu is British Modern with a Caribbean twist and our food is freshly prepared and cooked to order by our head chef Alex and his talented team.

Look out for our must try best sellers which are;

Sweetcorn Fritters with spicy pineapple salsa (v)
Jerk inspired wings – sour cream
SAMA Risotto – garden peas, portobello mushrooms, parmesan (v)

And our signature Jerk Inspired Caribbean Chicken with coconut rice and peas and pineapple slaw..

We also have a corporate menu priced at £30 for 2 courses and £35 for 3 courses along with a chicken, meat, fish and grilled vegetable sharing platters.

Room dimensions are 4m x 7.5m with natural daylight.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 30

Dining

Dining

up to 20

Theatre

Theatre

up to 24

Boardroom

Boardroom

up to 20

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 8

Classroom

Classroom

up to 30


Starting prices

Minimum Spend - Pay at the bar

M T W T F S S

10:00 - 17:00

from £1000 Per session

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 0:00

from £140 Per evening

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 23:00

from £300 Per evening

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 1:30

from £500 Per evening

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 0:00

from £200 Per evening

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 0:00

from £500 Per evening

Package Per Person - Just pay a fixed price per person

M T W T F S S

9:00 - 17:00

from £30 Per session

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

Thank you for choosing SAMA Bankside. Please send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's just right for your event. If you mention your budget it will help me propose the best option for your needs, thank you.

Please note all of our pricing includes VAT and excludes our 12.5% service charge.

Sample catering prices

CANAPES - Minimum order of 10 per selection
- 2 pieces Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Tart (v) / 2.5
​- 3 Sliders - Beef, Jerk Chicken, Veggie / 10
​- 2 pieces Polenta Olive Tapenade Bites (vg) / 2.5
- 2 pieces Mushroom Arancini (v) / 3
- 2 pieces Yorkshire Puddings with Roast Beef & Horseradish Sauce / 3
- 2 pieces Salt Cod Fritters, Pineapple Salsa / 3
- 1 piece Chargrilled Figs wrapped in Prosciutto / 3
- 1 piece Panko Crumbed Tiger Prawns, Chilli Jam / 3

BOWL FOOD - Minimum order of 10 per selection
- Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas / 4.5
- Freekeh & Kaniwa Salad (vg) / 4
- Seafood Linguine / 4
- Sama Risotto (v) / 4
- Sausage & Mash, Onion Gravy / 4
- Lemon & Basil Sea Bass, Roasted Tomatoes, Sweet Peppers, New Potatoes / 4.5
- French Bean, Sun Blushed Tomato, Olive, Feta Cheese Salad (v) / 4

Package per person details

£30 price per head includes:

• Pastries and a hot drink/orange juice on arrival
• Hot drink around 11am
• Lunch and a hot/soft drink
• Hot/soft drink and a slice of cake around 3pm
• Jugs of water on the table
• Use of projector and screen if required


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 23:30

Extension available

Temporary event notices (TENs) available


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Flatscreen TV Flatscreen TV

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Projector

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


Venue welcomes

VIP events


Rules of the space

Close to Blackfriars & Southwark stations. SAMA Bankside is on Robinson Road at the junction of Southwark Street and Blackfriars Road.


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Response time: within couple of hours

Response rate: 100%


About SAMA Bankside

SAMA Bankside is a twin railway arch venue set over 2 floors and is located next to Blackfriars Bridge on the south side of the river in the shadow of Sea Containers and the OXO Tower (nearest stations are Southwark or Blackfriars).

SAMA Bankside is industrial in style with exposed brickwork, a reclaimed upper wooden floor and polished concrete lower floor with chesterfield sofas, cosy booth seating in bright colours and unapologetic artwork to get your guests talking.

SAMA Bankside is available for booking from 6 to 350 guests. There is a bar and toilets on each floor and full catering options available.

We have a separate Private Dining and Meeting Room that can accommodate 20 people seated or 30 people for a standing drinks reception.

The venue is available until 12am Monday - Thursday and until 1.30am Friday and Saturday.


Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £100
minimum spend / per session
Upper Arch
Seating 30
Standing 50
from £400
minimum spend / per session
Lower Floor
Seating 110
Standing 200
from £600
minimum spend / per session
Whole Venue Exclusive Hire
Seating 170
Standing 350
from £50
minimum spend / per session
Private Booths
Seating 12
Standing 30

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