About this room

The Tasting Room at The Tappit Hen is perfect for private events in the City. A characterful room with lots of charm, it is a popular choice with wine lovers, as its name suggests. The wine store which forms one of the room's walls houses many old vintages, some dating back as far as 1870.




up to 30



up to 16

Starting prices

Minimum Spend - Pay at the bar


8:00 - 23:00

from £200 Per session

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

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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

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Flatscreen TV Flatscreen TV




Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Air conditioning

Natural light

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

VIP events

The Tappit Hen is the perfect location in the heart of the city for your ideal event, just a few minutes’ walk from Cannon St. and Bank stations.

Situated in the former Sandeman Port House, The Tappit Hen has an extensive port and wine list accompanied by modern British cooking.

Open all day, visitors can enjoy seasonal modern British dishes (from breakfast to lunch and dinner), a wide selection of wine and Port (including by the glass) and The Tappit Hen signature cocktail, the Portonic.

The menus feature seasonal dishes using fresh ingredients, including smoked duck Welsh rarebit and chilli jam and Kentish Hop sausages.

The Tappit Hen is perfect space for celebrating all occasions and entertaining, from the bar area, to two exclusive private dining rooms downstairs.

The Sandeman Room can seat up to 24 for a sit down dinner and host a private standing reception for 50 guests.

The Tasting Room perfect for private wine tastings and intimate dinners can seat up to 16 guests.

* No room hire fee
* Complimentary linen
* Dedicated event organiser

Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £200
minimum spend / per session
George Sandeman Room
Seating capacity 44
Standing capacity 45
from £2000
minimum spend / per session
Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 60

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