Parties and Receptions at BFI Venues

We have a range of stylish spaces available for hire at BFI venues, perfect for any reception, party, or networking event, and outstanding catering and hospitality options are on offer from our caterers, Benugo.

At BFI Southbank the Riverfront Bar & Kitchen occupies an enviable location on London’s South Bank, overlooking the Thames with a capacity of 450 for standing receptions.

For events requiring presentation facilities the Blue Room at BFI Southbank comes with AV kit as standard or for something more intimate try Benugo Bar and Kitchen’s Drawing Room, the perfect hide-away for an intimate cocktail or two. For Drawing Room bookings, please contact the Bar & Kitchen directly at or on 020 7401 9000.

At BFI Stephen Street, the refreshingly modern styling of the bright and open reception-lounge, make it a great Central-West End reception venue, for up to 150 guests. Stephen St Kitchen’s bar area is also available for hire. To book the bar, contact the Kitchen directly.

Hospitality Menus and wine lists

Catering at BFI Stephen Street is provided by Stephen St Kitchen. You can view their current menus here and contact the Kitchen at or on 020 7 636 8906.

Catering at BFI Southbank is provided by Clerkenwell Green. Below are a few sample menus and for full details please contact Clerkenwell Green directly at

For a full list of menu options from Clerkenwell Green please email

To talk about the arrangements for your event, give Michelle White a call on 020 7815 1343 or use the contact form for more details.

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    BFI Southbank

    Iconic, state-of-the-art four screen cinema venue on the riverfront by Waterloo Bridge, with stylish reception areas.

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    Smart, contemporary 36-seat screening rooms, meeting rooms, reception areas and tailored hospitality options.

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