When a colleague is leaving, you want to give them a send-off to remember and to do that, you’ll want to set the scene with the perfect venue. With that in mind, the following choices would all make a wonderful backdrop for any corporate leaving do.
BOUNCE is a leading entertainment concept, functioning as a Ping Pong club as well as a multi-purpose event space for both private and corporate occasions. The expansive main space is great should you have a large guest list to cater for, but for more traditional party sizes, there is the private Play Room, complete with features such as bespoke Ping Pong tables, a photo pod to capture memories of the evening, a state of the art presentation and sound system and a cocktail bar with its own dedicated bartender, to name just a few.
Mark’s Kitchen Library, nestled up above the iconic Tramshed in Shoreditch, offers a unique chef’s table for up to 12 guests, surrounded by Mark’s personal cookbook collection. Featuring a 12-seater dining bar, guests can watch as a bespoke menu is cooked up by Mark and his team, paired with wines and cocktails. If you are looking for a more intimate space for your corporate leaving, The KItchen Library is perfect.
The Chapel bar is a lovingly restored venue found in the popular area of Islington. It has a solid, reliable reputation within the local community and offers its services for any number of both private and corporate style events, providing that perfect mix of business and pleasure for a leaving party. With great food and drinks on hand and a comfy, relaxed atmosphere, guests are sure to feel warmly welcomed, but the 5am licence means that you can keep the celebrations going long into the small hours too. Both Angel and Kings Cross tube stations are just a short walk away, meaning people can come and go with ease.
Pause Bar is a wonderfully diverse venue with an open plan layout perfect for getting your guests mingling. No matter the desired scale or vibe of your gathering, the in-house team will work alongside you to bring your vision to fruition, with their 10 years of experience in the business sure to come in handy. Found close to some of the city’s best known attractions, it is ideally situated to make the most of London’s excellent transport links, with nearby options including Fenchurch train station and Liverpool Street & Tower Hill tube stations, amongst others.
Located in Central London, at the hub of the city’s action, The Saw Holborn is a highly diverse and adaptable venue with several spaces of all different sizes and styles on offer. Most come as a complete blank canvas, allowing you to put your own spin on the décor and furnishings, with capacities of anywhere from 10 to 1000 available for hire. In fact, this versatility, along with the huge maximum capacity and good connections to the wider city, contributed to the venue’s selection as the London Building of the Year courtesy of the Royal Institute of British Architects.