The Candlelight Club

Up to 630
Modest

About The Candlelight Club

Fancy adding a little Gatsby glamour to your event? The Candlelight Club is a pop-up speakeasy with an ever-changing location, which means there’s always an element of surprise and mystery to any event held here. What can be expected, though, is an elegant cocktail menu, live music (including DJs and jazz bands), excellent dining options and cabaret performances.  

So, how does one recognise a Candlelight Club venue? Guests should look for a single candle outside the door (and make sure to double check the address before they arrive). For smaller groups who want to get involved with the fun, they can simply reserve a table or book a dinner at one of its public events which are able to hold up to 230 people.  

If you're looking for something a little more exclusive, or the dates of the existing public events don’t work for you, larger groups are able to hire out a venue exclusively. This can be for parties of between 70 and 500 people and will run in a similar format to a signature Candlelight Club event.  

So, what does this include? There is a wide number of dining options available, from canapes to bowl food to a decadent sit-down dinner. And when it comes to the drinks, you can choose to opt for an open or pay bar. Or, you might want to put on a drinks-focused event, such as a Champagne reception or cocktail masterclass! The world’s your oyster.  

Candlelight Club do recommend that guests hire live music as part of the event, such as as band or DJ, and it can also offer an array of live entertainment including cabaret performers, dancers, burlesque artists and magicians. Not to mention photographers, photo booths, make-up stylists and more. No detail is too adventurous or outrageous. 

Venue Facilities
Dance floor
Disability access
Entertainment included
Exclusive Hire
Garden or courtyard
Live music or DJ included
Live show or stage show
Outside area

Good to know

Delegates/Guests
Up to 630
Venue Hire Cost
Modest
Venue Type
Party venue
Venue Style
Cool, Funky
Event Atmosphere
Exclusive, Fun, Glamorous, Lively

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Private Events

The Candlelight Club Events

£27.50September Party
Event
September Party

17 Sep 2022

Prepare for an autumn of partying, Gatsby-style. (It’s also Clayton’s birthday, as if another excuse were needed!)

To help you with your Advanced Charleston lessons on the dance floor there will be live jazz music (details coming soon).

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The Candlelight Club Rooms

Ground Floor Gallery

Ground Floor Gallery

200
Standing
150
Banquet
Room size: 235m²

High-ceilinged room with a retro warehouse feel. Cast iron Victorian pillars with niches we use for candles. Located near Angel underground station.

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Basement Gallery

Basement Gallery

100
Standing
70
Banquet
Room size: 115m²

Intimate basement space underneath the Ground Floor Gallery with the same cast iron pillars.

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Ballroom

Ballroom

630
Standing
450
Banquet
450
Theatre
Room size: 460m²

Opulent wood-panelled 1920s ballroom with a built-in stage, chandeliers and a high gallery on one side. On the first floor, accessed via a grand staircase from the ground floor lobby. Located in the Bayswater area.

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Courtyard

Courtyard

50
Standing
Room size: 50m²

Adjoining the Ground Floor Gallery, serving as a useful outside space for smokers, as well as a scenic route into the gallery.

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Location

Secret Location, London,

07768 628788

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Testimonials For The Candlelight Club

Best Christmas party everFEBRUARY, 2022

We booked the Candlelight Club for our work Christmas Party. David, Clayton and Emma took fantastic care of us and put on a truly wonderful night. The food was great and the entertainment was excellent—Champagne Charlie got the whole crowd going, the live band and DJ made sure the dance floor was always full and the dancing girls brought a really vintage quality to the night. The day after, loads of colleagues got in touch to say it was our best Christmas party ever! I would 100% recommend this venue to anyone looking for a unique and original party.

Ruby Karatziola, WRB Underwriting

Meet the team
The Candlelight Club

Clayton Hartley

Co-founder

Clayton Hartley co-founded the Candlelight Club back in October 2010 thanks to a chance meeting with the other co-founder outside a past venue where Clayton was hosting a party. A lifelong fan of the 1920s and 1930s, Clayton dresses in the style of the era pretty much all the time. On the Candlelight Club team he promotes the events, books the entertainers, takes photographs and runs the sound and lights on the night. He also has a profound interest in cocktails and cocktail history.

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David Hamilton Boyd

Mixologist

With experience working in and managing bars, restaurants and events for the last two decades, David is an award-winning mixologist, caterer and owner of the Kent Mobile Bar Company. At the Candlelight Club he oversees the bar and kitchens.

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Emma Yelding

Floor manager

Floor manager Emma heads up the floor plan, sources and trains the waiting staff and greets guests as they arrive. She has a background in VIP and international events and is also corporate liaison for private events.



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