The Studio at Exhibit

  241 reviews  – 
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Rd, London, SW12 9SG
Balham Station (150 yd)

About this space

A beautiful private Cocktail bar tucked behind double doors on the middle floor. With a touch of old world glamour, a large private bar, dedicated servers, own sound system, screen, aircon and disco lights. Ideal for cocktail and canapé parties for up to 50 guests or set as a private dining room for 30.


Prices

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 – 17:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
16:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 2:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
12:00 – 20:00
from £500 min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 20:00
from £500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.

Capacity

Standing
up to 50
Dining
up to 30
Theatre
up to 40
Boardroom
up to 30
Cabaret
up to 40
U-Shaped
up to 30
Classroom
up to 20

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Cargo lift
Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Temporary event notices (TENs) available
Wedding licence

Age policy

Guests under 21 are not allowed after 18:00

Host rules

Ages 21+ only After 6PM


Reviews and ratings

(241 reviews and ratings - )

R
Raheem S.
November 2023

Everything! Great team! Great venue!

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Afnan A.
November 2023

The location and space was great the decorations the set up all of it was amazing , great service and help from the staff aswell for all our requirnments Charles was a great help really appreciated it.

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Jack W.
October 2023

Great venue for around 28 guests for a 30th Birthday on the mezzanine, everyone had a good evening and commented on how great the venue was.

As it was a surprise party, the guests arrived around 45 minuets before me, The bar upstairs is limited on drinks and no one was serving initially. No one informed the guests on arrival that you had to mention you were from the mezzanine in order for it to come off the minimum spend when ordering from the bar downstairs. lots of people had bought a good few rounds of drinks downstairs before we were made aware. The Venue did knock reluctantly take £150 off the min spend to account for this but the value of drinks purchased downstairs would have definitely been higher

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Felicia B.
August 2023

The communication was prompt during booking process. On the actual day of our event we had the brilliant Yaya behind the bar. She went above and beyond to aid us. The floor manager (her name escapes me) was also good. She tried to accommodate our needs with a Spotify playlist. She also ensured our catering was the last thing to come out of the kitchen. This way it was nice and hot for our party. The food was also good.

Unfortunately when the floor manager left for the evening we were told that our playlists would not be accommodated, despite every effort to ensure it was commercial and “inclusive”…I mean, who on earth would be offended by a kiss fm playlist . Due to the music our guests started leaving and ultimately rendered the party finished 2 hours early. So we took the party around the corner to another bar. Also, the ladies toilet is on the top floor of the building! I’d suggest turning the male WC into a unisex.


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Response time: within couple of hours
Response rate: 100%

About Exhibit

Located in the heart of Balham, Exhibit has been a local institution for the last 23 years. Our all-day dining includes both bottomless brunch and dinner, with a stunning array of menu options that include both Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes, making us the perfect spot for get together no matter what you are craving, at any time of day. Whether you are dancing the night away at our late night bar, singing your heart out in our Lucky Voice Karaoke Suite or relaxing in our Boutique cinema – a night at The Exhibit is one that you will never forget.

Celebrate those special occasions in one of our exclusive private hire spaces. Have a truly VIP experience in our neon-lit Hideaway, sip cocktails in The Studio, our stylish speakeasy or bask in the beauty of our Secret Garden. That’s not all, you can also enjoy the height of Glamour and take in the city lights from your own private balcony in both our majestic Mezzanine and premium penthouse, The Gallery. Whether you are looking to book for a family celebration, milestone event or corporate get together we have the space for you. Our dedicated, friendly and experienced events team will work with you from your first enquiry to the night itself, help you to create a bespoke and unforgettable evening for you and your guests.

Our guests are at the heart of everything we do, with over two decades of experience delivering lifelong memories, whatever you have planned, The Exhibit is the place to be.

Our expert events team will work alongside you, to create your own bespoke event from the music, to the food and drink. Pop in for a show around and explore why we are the best venue to host your special events.


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