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The Foundation Bar

#42 of 1,220 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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I went on a Saturday and the DJ in the r’n’b room was playing absolute bangers!!! Devastated to... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2019
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great Christmas Party

I went for my works Christmas party and had a really great night. we went on a thursday night and... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
Isabelle P
Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

I went on a Saturday and the DJ in the r’n’b room was playing absolute bangers!!! Devastated to find out that the foundation bar has now gone!!! My question is... Where has the DJ gone?????

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emilyf757
Reviewed April 19, 2019

I miss the old Foundation bar with its quirky decor and bare brick walls scarred from the original use as storage for Covent Garden market. They have covered the brick walls with tiles. I much preferred the dance music that Foundation played as opposed to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Keith W
Reviewed March 10, 2019

The bar looked fab online and we were lured in by 50% off all drinks and "selected" food so decided to book a table. When we arrived at 5pm we were given a tired-looking bench to sit on that directly faced a wall away from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

I went for my works Christmas party and had a really great night. we went on a thursday night and it was not to busy so getting drinks was easy and quick. Bar had a good Atmosphere, good night

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Isabelle P
Reviewed November 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shayda K
Reviewed October 3, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirstie H
Reviewed September 30, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erica P
Reviewed September 19, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sarahwZ5182JL
Reviewed September 1, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Luke W
Reviewed August 28, 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!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank paige s
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January 7, 2019|
Response from JHernon | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t see why not! If you email them direct they are very quick at response just to be sure.
March 14, 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
February 14, 2018|
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Response from FoundationManagement | Property representative |
Dress code is smart/casual, pretty much anything apart from sportswear.