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The Foundation Bar

#41 of 1,338 Nightlife in London
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Fantastic staff

Me and a group of female friends went to Foundation Bar on a Saturday night out. During the night a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Luke W
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London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
EXCELLENT

Came here a few weeks ago and was the best night out in ages, I am due to come back in 2 weeks... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
paige s
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“bar tab”(17 reviews)
“xmas party”(10 reviews)
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5 Langley Street, London WC2H 9JA, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 December 2014

First of all I'd like to say A big Thank You to Elizabeth Cranny who organized our Christmas corporate event which we were hosting for our clients, she went above and beyond to make sure our night was perfect, and we had the right space...More

3  Thank Missdg89
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Abysmal service, little food, some tasty. The online booking system which asked us to choose our food and pay for it weeks earlier was fine until it continued to ask us for our options. The morning of our sitting we received another reminder of our...More

4  Thank JL J
FoundationManagement, Manager at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hello, I am sorry to hear your disappointment in your recent visit to Foundation. Would you be able to email your contact information to info@foundation-bar.co.uk so we can get a manager to contact you and discuss your recent visit Kind Regards Foundation Management team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a booking for 20 people for the middle of October. The booking staff were great, and liaised with me a few times over email, even after they collected the standard £25 deposit. It was for a Tuesday, which was great because it wasn't...More

Thank Shayda K
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a couple of drinks in this cocktail bar. Wouldn't have realised it was there if I hadn't been looking up cocktail bars in Covent Garden area. Grades downstairs and found all the seats were reserved but a nice gentleman came over and told us...More

Thank Kirstie H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Our hen do ran a little late, as the restaurant prior to the booking had been slow, but doorman insisted on taking a "cash only" payment, which thankfully once management were involved, was given back. Once in, staff didn’t know we were on a pre-booked...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I organised a booth and drinks package here for my boyfriends birthday. Arrived at the bar and were kept waiting for 15 minutes while someone was found who knew where our booth was. We were brought half of the package we had ordered and when...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Me and a group of female friends went to Foundation Bar on a Saturday night out. During the night a random guy grabbed my friend inappropriately without her consent. We alerted a member of staff to what had happened and he immediately escalated it to...More

2  Thank Luke W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Came here a few weeks ago and was the best night out in ages, I am due to come back in 2 weeks, can't wait!!!

2  Thank paige s
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a group of girls after a training course, got there in happy hour and had a fab night. The music and atmosphere was on point (quite an upbeat, party vibe) and the half price cocktails from 5-8 was a bonus. Would definitely...More

2  Thank JHernon
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Good music, good selection of cocktails and very friendly bar team! Will be coming back with more friends hopefully for my birthday!

1  Thank NikkimSaint
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I had organised an event for a large group a few months in advance and asked for VIP entry, which I got confirmation for. Because of the good customer service, I felt confident enough to book a table, they answered all my questions patiently and...More

2  Thank LittleForestOwl
FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi LittleForestOwl Thank you for your review - we're glad you had a great time! I will be sure to pass your feedback on to the team :) Please let me know when you would like to come down again and we will book you...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

If you want a place that has chilled and friendly vibes, this is the perfect place. The staff especially the bartender Alecks really made the experience even better due to the welcoming and friendly vibe he gave. My friends and I loved it and will...More

1  Thank zoe I
FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Zoe l Thank you for your review - we're glad you had a great time! I will be sure to pass your feedback on to the team and Aleks in particular :) Please let me know when you would like to come down again...More

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laura_benham
15 March 2018|
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Response from FoundationManagement | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Yes, we have two rooms - The Forum plays Old School R'n'B and The Club which plays Commercial House. If you would like to book a space, please give us a call on 0207 836 5005. Thanks Foundation Team
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Pauleasttravelbow
15 February 2018|
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Response from FoundationManagement | Property representative |
Dress code is smart/casual, pretty much anything apart from sportswear.
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HappyGuyInLondon
19 August 2016|
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Response from FoundationManagement | Property representative |
Hi, Free entry on Fridays up until November. Would you like to book an area at all?
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