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The Foundation Bar

5 Langley Street, London WC2H 9JA, England
+44 20 7836 5005
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Amazing experience

I went to Foundation bar with my friends last Friday...such a great experience! First of all, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ludovic7513
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London, United Kingdom
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Hired the back room for a private event and it went very well, the staff were attentive and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jksheepdog
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to Foundation bar with my friends last Friday...such a great experience! First of all, the security guys were very polite and friendly. Immediately it gives a really good impression of the atmosphere. Same from the staff inside. The bartenders are making great cocktails,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hired the back room for a private event and it went very well, the staff were attentive and responded well to requests.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here before but this visit was pretty average. So noisy you can’t talk above the noise. Maybe I’m just getting old but none of us enjoyed the visit. Cocktails are not included in the happy hour so be aware and we went somewhere else...More

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FoundationManagement, Manager at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Maljinks, Thank you for your Review - Sorry to hear you had an average visit with us here at Foundation! With that in mind, we would love to invite you back down to show you how things are usually done! Can you drop me...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some people who look for faults when they go out. they want to find negative stuff to complain about rather than focus on the positive. Well for me....I found 1 negative about this place on a Saturday evening. The decibels have to be...More

Thank Nicholas C
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FoundationManagement, Manager at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicholas, Thanks for a great review, I will pass on your comments to the operations team in the venue - Hope to see you drinking the night away soon! Thanks, Foundation Events Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to this bar through the Drinki app and had never been before. At the door the staff made me feel extremely unwelcome - unless you have a booking for a table, they aren't really interested. Bare in mind this is a bar, and...More

2  Thank hanx29x
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FoundationManagement, Manager at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hanx29x, Thank you for your Review - we take all our feedback very seriously. In regards to your review, we're sorry you had a negative experience with us and its not the way we usually do things at Foundation! With that in mind, we...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time celebrating my friend's hen party here - we had a spacious reserved area and took advantage of one of the reasonable drinks packages. Music was really good too - a great night!

Thank DanniGrace89
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FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi DanniGrace89, Thank you for your review, so glad you had a great time! Looking forward to seeing you down in Foundation Bar again very soon :) Thanks Foundation Team x

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

From booking a table for us at short notice to the very helpful and friendly bar staff we received great service from all the team and had a fantastic night out. Great music, really good atmosphere and a fantastic place for a night out. We...More

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FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Gmtinsley, I hope you are well! Thank you for your review, so glad you had a great time! Looking forward to seeing you in Foundation Bar very soon:) Thanks Foundation Team

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

If you're looking for an amazing night out, the foundation bar is perfect for this. The music was great, the atmosphere was lovely and it is located one minute away from Covent Garden station. Will definitely be back again!

Thank Ena H
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FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Ena H, Thank you for your review! So glad you had a great time! Looking forward to seeing you in Foundation Bar very soon :) Thanks Foundation Team

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Love this place - organised a party for 350 and they couldn't have been more helpful. Great staff, great bar, thoroughly recommend!!

1  Thank Andrew M
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FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Andrew M, Thank you for the review! So glad you had a great time :) Looking forward to having you back at Foundation Bar in the near future! Thanks Foundation Team

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We all had the most amazing time best dj ever his playlist was perfect every song we loved and was all up dancing all night bar staff were brilliant will definitely come back soon loved it one to remember we are all still talking about...More

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FoundationManagement, Event Sales Executive at The Foundation Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Lturboturner! Thank you for leaving this review, so glad you had a great time! Can't wait to have you back in next time you're in London!! Thanks The Foundation Team

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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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