Groovy place for a b-day partin in Shoreditch/Clerkenwell?
Looking for recommendations please - trying to organise a birthday party for about 40 people someplace with good food and drinks.
The idea is to have an extended cocktail party - with grazing opportunities, so small plates and great snacks would do just fine.
I was thinking of the Light Bar becasue they have a roof deck, but they won't allow private room hire on Fridays or Saturdays.
Any great ideas?
Cantaloupe might fit the bill http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/restaurants/cantaloupe-bar-and-grill-review-9537.html
Or Big Chill http://www.bigchill.net/bar.html
You haven't mentioned a budget so I presume there isn't one - lucky you ;^)
Bistrotheque might be a little further out than you want but it's always worth giving them a call because they might be able to suggest someone else. Ditto for Rochelle Canteen.
Also I often see St John closed for private functions so they might also be worth a shot.
PS Bistrotheque did a very nice guerilla resto thing a couple of Christmases ago so if you've got the space and money...