Best private screening rooms in London

Private screening rooms provide a unique and unusual setting for company functions of any kind. If you’re thinking of hosting a private film screening, a movie night, a corporate presentation or photography event – in fact if your event involves any kind of film or media presentation, why not consider private cinema hire in London?

At Best Venues London, our database is choc full of all kinds of wonderful venues. Here’s our shortlist of the best private screening rooms for hire in London. For more information on any of them, just give us a call on 020 7186 8687.

Clapham Picturehouse

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With a total capacity of 202 people, the Clapham Picturehouse has a range of facilities to suit your private hire and conferencing requirements. The elegant cinema has been one of Clapham’s best loved venues since 1992.

There are 4 auditoria, perfect for presentations and product launches, AGMs and lectures, business meetings and private screenings of any kind. The projection facilities enable video and film shows, while screens are ideal for Powerpoint presentations. There’s also a fully licenced bar that can be exclusively hired.

2 – Sanctum Soho Hotel

Sanctum Hotel Venue London

Situated in the heart of London’s West End, Sanctum Soho Hotel is a beautiful 30-room boutique hotel in a Georgian town house, complete with modern British restaurant, roof top terrace, a hot tub and a private cinema seating 140.

The cinema has its own bar and is fully sound proofed, enabling both private film screenings and entertainment including live performances.

Whether you book the Roof Terrace, the Restaurant or the Cinema, the hotel can cater for private dining events and functions, drinks receptions and parties for up to 250 standing guests, photo shoots and product launches, press days, meetings, seminars and conferences.

3 – The Exhibit Bar & Restaurant

The Exhibit Bar & Restaurant - Screening Room

A new venue in Balham, South West London, The Exhibit is an informal creative events space that combines food and drink with arts, cinema and more. Affectionately nicknamed ‘a youth club for adults’, there are several flexible event spaces available for private hire including a restaurant, bar, gallery, studio and garden.

The Exhibit is also home to London’s smallest independent cinema, seating up to 28 viewers. The beautiful air conditioned screening room is decked out with leather sofas and has a state-of-the-art HD projector and THX surround sound system for a unique experience. The screening room can also be used as a Karaoke Suite.

4 – Rich Mix

Rich Mix - Screening Room London

Rich Mix in London’s East End is a community arts hub with music, dance, art and film. It is available as a blank canvas venue for a variety of uses, with versatile and spacious event space for training days and conferences to drinks receptions, product launches and private screenings.

The venue has 3 beautifully designed boutique cinema screens, voted among the top 10 most attractive cinemas in London by Vogue magazine. Screen 1 can accommodate 181 guests, Screen 2 is a medium sized room for 132 viewers, and Screen 3 will cater for 59 guests. All screening rooms can be hired in conjunction with other spaces for drinks receptions.

5 – The Courthouse Hotel

The Courthouse Hotel London - Screening Room

A stone’s through from Liberty, London’s famous department store and but a short walk from the capital’s major tourist attractions, the 5 star Courthouse Hotel is a beautiful Grade II listed building that boasts an impressive sky terrace with panoramic views over the city.

In addition to extensive meeting room, conference and private event facilities, the hotel also houses one of London’s largest private screening rooms, able to seat 100 people in comfort and style. The screening room is luxuriously fitted out in leather and suede, with all seats having armrests and foldout tables. There are professional 35mm and video/digital projection systems that can deal with virtually all recorded formats, and a cutting edge Dolby 6.1 surround sound system with full ‘surround EX’ capability.

From product launches and corporate presentations to film nights and regular cinema clubs, The Courthouse Hotel can play host to a wide range of events.