About this space

Centrally located a stone’s throw from Aldgate station.
The Running Horse provides a vibrant atmosphere with the bar sitting centre stage, exhibiting Truman's fresh tank beer, our extensive gin list and a range of craft beers.

The venue is perfect if you are organising any type of events from Small Birthday Parties, Engagement Parties and Drinks Parties.
We also hire our whole venue including our lovely terrace!


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 30

Dining

Dining

up to 15


Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers
Christmas Party Offers
Celebrate your Christmas with style and mouthwatering food that will leave your guests in awe!
Christmas Canapé Menu - prices start at £10
£10 per person
Choose 4 of the below for £10 per head
Choose 6 of the below for £13 per head
Choose 8 of the below for £15 per head

- Smoked salmon, cucumber, crème fraîche
- Crab mayonnaise, chilli, lettuce cup, coriander, lime
- Prawn cocktail, Marie Rose sauce, gem lettuce
- Salt & pepper squid, aioli
- Parmesan arancini
- Crispy brie bites (V)
- Salt baked beetroot, creamed goat’s cheese (V)
- Vegetable pakora, garlic & mint yogurt (VG)
- Beef carpaccio, rocket, parmesan
- ‘Nduja croquettes
- Pigs in blankets
- Turkey croquettes, cranberry sauce
- Buttermilk fried chicken, blue cheese dip
Party Sharing Boards - prices start at £ 25 per board
£25 total
1 board will cater for 5 people

VEGETARIAN BOARD - £25
Hummus, dukkah & flatbread, vegetable pakoras & chutney,
crispy brie bites & cranberry sauce, parmesan arancini

XMAS BOARD - £35
Pigs in blankets, smoked salmon & crème fraîche on toast,
turkey & sage croquettes, crispy brie & cranberry bites,
garlic & rosemary roasties, mince pies & clotted cream

MOSAIC BOARD - £35
Crispy squid & aioli, honey mustard sausages,
vegetable pakoras, ‘nduja croquettes, parmesan arancini
buttermilk fried chicken with blue cheese mayo

Add a glass of prosecco for an extra £5 per person
Christmas Menu - prices start at £ 27
£27 per person
2 courses £27 / 3 courses £32

Prosecco on arrival for an extra £5 per head

STARTERS
- Spiced butternut squash soup toasted pumpkin seeds, parsley oil (VG)
- Oak smoked salmon capers, lemon & horseradish crème fraîche
- Smoked chicken & ham hock terrine shallots, parsley, capers, toasted sourdough

MAINS
- Roast Norfolk Bronze turkey, roast potatoes, sprouts & smoked bacon, chestnuts, roast carrots, bread sauce & turkey gravy
- 6 hour braised ox cheek, creamed potato, buttered cabbage, red wine
- Baked line caught cod loin, pumpkin purée, creamed cabbage, chestnuts, smoked bacon
- Sweet potato & lentil Wellington, kale pesto, crispy sprouts, shaved chestnuts (VG)
- 45 day aged 250g Sirloin fries & oven dried tomatoes, béarnaise sauce (supplement £8 per person)

PUDDINGS
- Christmas pudding, brandy butter, custard (V)
- Sticky toffee pudding, vanilla ice cream (V)
- Red wine poached pear, mulled wine syrup, toasted almonds, mascarpone (V)
- Cheese course (V) (Supplement £4 per person)
- Mince pies & chocolate truffles (V) (Supplement £2 per person)
Christmas Feast - 3 course
£55 per person
Glass of fizz on arrival
Smoked salmon & cucumber canapé

STARTERS
- Cornish crab on toast, brown crab butter, fine herbs, lemon
- Beef carpaccio, aged parmesan, parsley root purée, parsnip crisp
- Salt baked beetroot, truffle goat’s curd, hazelnut praline, apple, bitter leaves (V)

MAINS
- Traditional roast Norfolk turkey, roast potatoes, sprouts & smoked bacon, chestnuts, roast carrots, bread sauce, turkey gravy
- Roasted haunch of venison, charred pear, black pepper, savoy cabbage, truffled parsnip
- Grilled Sea bream, crispy squid, caponata, squid ink, lemon dressing
- Cauliflower & ricotta tortellini, capers, raisins, brown butter vinaigrette (V)

PUDDINGS
- Christmas pudding, brandy butter, vanilla custard (V)
- Red wine poached pear, mulled wine syrup, toasted almonds, mascarpone (V)
- Valrhona chocolate pot, crème fraîche, honeycomb, salted caramel (V)

Add a cheese course for £4/person (V)

AFTERS
- Coffees & Teas
- Mince pies & chocolate truffles for the table (V)

Prices

Monday
12:00 – 22:00
from £500–£700 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Evening
17:00 – 22:00
from £700 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Tuesday
12:00 – 22:00
from £500–£700 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Evening
17:00 – 22:00
from £700 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Wednesday
12:00 – 22:00
from £500–£700 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Evening
17:00 – 22:00
from £700 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Thursday
12:00 – 22:00
from £500–£700 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Evening
17:00 – 22:00
from £700 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Friday
12:00 – 22:00
from £500–£700 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Evening
17:00 – 22:00
from £700 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Saturday
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Sunday
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Minimum Spend – You and your guests just have to spend a minimum amount on food or drink during your event.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

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 23:00

Temporary event notices (TENs) available


Space features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Disabled access Disabled access

Projector

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


Centrally located a stone’s throw from Aldgate station, The Running Horse provides a vibrant atmosphere with the bar sitting centre stage, exhibiting Truman's fresh tank beer, our extensive gin list and a range of craft beers.

The venue is perfect if you are organising large dining and drinks parties.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £500
minimum spend / per afternoon

Dining Area

Seating capacity 25
Standing capacity 40
from £500
minimum spend / per afternoon

The Bar Area

Seating capacity 60
Standing capacity 85

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