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.

BFI Southbank

There are four reception spaces available for private hire at BFI Southbank. The Riverfront, overlooking the Thames and with a terrace directly adjacent to South Bank, has a standing reception capacity of 450. For events requiring presentation facilities the Blue Room comes with AV kit as standard and can seat 250 for dinner, or 350 standing.

The Atrium, with a capacity of 100, is ideal for informal pre- or post screening drinks. Contact Southbankevents@bfi.org.uk for more information on these space. Additionally, the intimate benugo Bar&Kitchen Drawing Room is the perfect small-gathering hideaway and can be booked directly at benugoloungeside@benugo.com. Catering is provided by Clerkenwell Green; view sample menus below, or contact bfievents@benugo.com.

BFI Stephen Street

Catering at BFI Stephen Street is provided by Stephen St Kitchen. You can view their current menus below or contact stephenst@benugo.com or 020 7636 8906 to book a table or an area. To book the stylish BFI Stephen Street reception lounge as part of your event, contact stephenstreetevents@bfi.org.uk.

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.

For a full list of menu options from Clerkenwell Green please email bfievents@benugo.com

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  • BFI Southbank

    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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  • BFI Stephen Street

    BFI Stephen Street

    Smart, contemporary 36-seat screening rooms, meeting rooms and reception areas in London’s West End.

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  • Screenings

    Screenings

    With the latest technologies in six auditoriums offering seating from 36 to 450, the BFI has an outstanding selection of cinemas and screening rooms.

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