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About this room

At SAMA Bankside we have two cosy booths to get your party started right. Our blue booth is on the upper floor and our pink booth is on the lower floor.

The booths are cosy areas set within the upper and lower floor at SAMA Bankside. It is perfect when you want a space to celebrate with friends after work, lunch or dinner, to have sharing platters or for birthdays, leaving do's and anything else worth celebrating!

With beautiful soft touch seating, this area is a lovely space to call your own for your special celebration.

Blue Booth, lower floor seats 6-12 and standing up to 30 (12 seated and up to 18 standing)

Pink Booth, upper floor seats 6-14 and standing up to 30 (12 seated and up to 18 standing)




up to 30



up to 12

Starting prices

Minimum Spend - Pay at the bar


11:00 - 23:00

from £50 Per session


11:00 - 1:00

from £50 Per session


18:00 - 1:00

from £50 Per evening

*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.

A deposit of £50 is payable to confirm your booking and this is redeemable against food and drink during your event.

Sample catering prices

SHARING PLATTERS (please contact us for other menus):

Mixed Meat - salami, parma ham, chorizo, bresaola, capers, parmesan, grilled flatbread / 14

Fish Platter - salt cod fritters, smoked salmon, crispy squid, prawns, aioli, sweet chilli sauce, grilled flatbread / 15

Grilled vegetables - red peppers, yellow peppers, portobello mushroom, aubergine, courgette, butternut squash, humous, grilled flatbread (vg) / 12

Cheese board - cheddar, brie, stilton, goats cheese, chilli jam, crackers (v) / 12


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


Alcohol licence until 23:30

Extension 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 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 £500
minimum spend / per evening
Private Dining / Meeting Room
Seating capacity 30
Standing capacity 30
from £250
minimum spend / per evening
Upper Arch
Seating capacity 30
Standing capacity 50
from £400
minimum spend / per session
Lower Floor
Seating capacity 110
Standing capacity 200
from £600
minimum spend / per session
Whole Venue Exclusive Hire
Seating capacity 170
Standing capacity 350
from £500
minimum spend / per evening
Lower Arch & Private Room
Seating capacity 60
Standing capacity 80

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