BBC – Ballroom

Up on the first floor of the Balham Bowls Club, is a venue space that will make you want to have a party even if you hadn’t planned on having one! With a dance floor, stage, it’s own bar and toilets, the room can keep a party of up to 120 happy right through until the wee hours. Decorated in the same style as the rest of the pub, with birdcages hanging from the ceilings, flock wall paper and vintage furniture, the room is easily transformed into a beautiful space for a wedding reception, birthday party or social gathering But that’s not all, when not busy celebrating, the room lends itself to amongst other things; stand up comedy, vintage markets, open mic nights, classes, photo shoots and film screenings. The staff at the Bowls Club have bags of experience when it comes to events and will go the extra mile to ensure that yours runs as smoothly as possible, so if you are looking for that really special venue for a party with a difference, pop in and check out the Ballroom, it certainly wont disappoint!

Details and Menus

Details

Costs

Our ballroom is free to hire with a minimum spend of £5000 (for a sit down dinner or just canapés/buffet food) which can be made up of food and drink. We require a £1000 upfront deposit in case you don’t reach this amount.

Payments

Deposits are due once a booking has been pencilled into our diary. All food and pre-ordered drinks must be paid for at least a month in advance.
Please note a 10% service charge will be added onto your final bill.

Food

We can cater for a maximum of 110 people for a sit down dinner. We also offer Buffets and Canapés.
Please to menu pages for example 2/3 course menus and our buffet and canapé menus. We can be flexible if you are after a particular dish so please let us know and we can discuss this with our Head Chef.
We do not allow outside catering apart from the wedding cake to be brought into the building.

Drinks

The Ballroom has its own fully stocked bar with Grolsch, Meantime Pale Ale and Guinness on draught. We also offer deals on drinks when ordering in bulk.
(Please see separate drinks menu)
We do not offer corkage and no other drinks can be brought into the building.

Decoration

You are more than welcome to decorate the space as long as no sellotape is used on the surfaces or nothing is attached to the wallpaper.
We will set up all tables for you but it is your responsibility to add all other decorations. You can come in from 9am on the day to set up.

Entertainment

We have a stage at the end of the room that can accommodate a band and/or DJ ( Due to our license regulations bands can only perform until 10pm) If you decide not to have a Band or DJ then you are more than welcome to make a playlist on your iPod/laptop which can be plugged in behind the bar or on the stage.

Timings

You are allowed access to the room from 9am on the day of the wedding. The bar closes at 12am and all guests must leave the room by 12:30am. Our downstairs bar is open until 1am if you wish to continue drinking. Please note under 18s are only allowed in the upstairs room and must be supervised.
* Please note all prices stated in this document are subject to change. These prices do not relate to any bookings in 2017

Buffet

£10 per head selection of 6 (minimum of 10 pax)

£12 per head selection of 8 (minimum of 30 pax)

£14 per head selection of 10(minimum of 40 pax)

House Coleslaw or Potato Salad
Potato, Goats Cheese, Spring Onion Puff Pie
Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Selection of Dips, Crudité and Pitta
Cajun Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges
Chargrilled Vegetable & Mozzarella Salad
Stilton, Pear & Prosciutto Salad
Spicy Chicken Wings
Home-made Sausage Rolls
Honey and Mustard Glazed Chipolatas
Lamb Kofta, Cucumber Dip
Duck Spring Rolls, Plum & Soy Dip
Sliced Cold Meat Cuts
(Topside of Beef or Honey Roast Ham or Turkey Breast)
Please note a 10% service charge will be added

Canapé

£1.50 each

Caramelised Onion & Feta Tart
Bruschetta En Croute
Insalata Caprese Skewer
Avocado, Mango and Lime Salsa, Tortilla
Smoked Salmon Roulade
Five Spiced Pork Belly Bite
Bacon Stuffed Egg
Rare Roast Beef, Horseradish Mini Yorkie
Prawn and Citrus Salad Cup
Lemon and Herb Chicken Skewers with Saffron Aioli

Minimum of 40 type of canapé is required

Drinks Packages

White Wines

Abilius Blanco, Spain (2010) 14.00
A crisp and zesty dry white from Galicia
La Bastille, France (2014) 15.50
Crisp and refreshing with green apple and citrus fruit

Rosé Wines

Les Olivades Rose, France (2012) 16.00
Cherry red colour, pleasant authentic flavours,
light, supple and fruity

Red Wines

Abilius Tinto, Spain (2010) 14.00
Soft and fruity with notes of cherries & red fruits
La Bestille, France (2010) 15.50
A blend of Mediterranean grapes offering a fruity palate
with soft , smooth tannins

Sparkling Wine & Champagne

Villa Miazzi Prosecco, Italy 20.00
Joseph Haton NV Champagne, France 45.00
Minimum order of 10 bottles required
Bottled Beers
Peroni or Corona 3.50 (when buying a case of 24)