BBC – The Presidents Lounge

Just inside the main doors of the Balham Bowls Club is a pretty little room that we call The Presidents Lounge, perfect for a large group table bookings and get togethers. It’s exclusive and separated well enough to keep your party all together. There are buffet and canape options available up until 10pm every day.

Details and Menus


Cost£250 exclusive room hire
CapacityThis great little room can host a party of 60 with a mixture of standing and seated, or 50 if you want everyone seated.
PaymentsAll pre-ordered food and drink must be paid for no later than 2 weeks in advance
FoodOur restaurant and bar menus are always available or you can arrange for some tasty buffet options. We do not allow outside catering apart from a cake to be brought into the building.
Food TimingsWe serve bar food in the Presidents Lounge every day of the week till 10PM. If you’re having a private party we can offer you a pre ordered canapé or a buffet service to be brought out at an arranged time with the kitchen. If you’re simply here for a quiet drink we can offer you our Bar Menu which is served every day till 10pm (Bar Menu service time may vary day to day, due to high volumes of custom, please ask at the bar)
DrinksDrinks must be bought from the bar. Wine and Champagne can be pre-ordered and be  made ready for  your arrival.
DecorationYou are more than welcome to decorate the room with Balloons and banners but we hate Sellotape as it pulls the paint off of walls, so please don't use..
EntertainmentThe Room has it's own system with connections for MP3 and Laptops.
TimingsThe room is available whilst the pub is open.
AccessAccess is through the pub.


£8 per head selection of 5 (minimum of 10 pax)

£10 per head selection of 7 (minimum of 30 pax)

£12 per head selection of 9(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


£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

Wine and Champagne


Abilius Blanco, Spain (2013)£4.50£5.50£15.50
A crisp and zesty dry white from Galicia
La Bastille Ugni Blanc - Colombard, France (2014)£5.00£6.00£17.00
Crisp and refreshing with green apple and citrus fruit
Miedes Macabeo, Spain (2012)£6.00£7.00£19.00
Reminiscent of white flowers and tropical fruits, elegantly balanced, smooth and fresh.
Trout Valley Pinot Gris, New Zealand (2015)£6.50£7.50£20.00
Elegant aromatic wine with floral aromas teamed with vibrant fruit and ginger.
Sauvignon Gris, France (2013)£6.50£7.50£20.00
Dried pear and citrus are followed with a sophisticated mix of honeysuckle and violets
Picpoul de Pinet, France (2013)£24.50
Aromatic but firm; great for summer drinking
Crespaia Bianco, Italy (2013)£25.00
Distinctive and delicate aroma, a fresh harmonious taste, crisp and balanced with fresh citrus fruits
Alain GEOFFROY Chablis, France (2014)£27.00
Typically crisp with a pale straw colour.


Les Olivades Rose, France (2012)£5.50£6.50£18.00
Pale pink in colour, aromas of strawberries with a crisp drying finish on the palate
Cevennes Rose, France (2012)£6.50£7.50£20.00
Cherry red colour, pleasant authentic flavours, light, supple and fruity


Abilius Tinto, Spain (2013)£4.50£5.50£15.50
Soft fruity with notes of cherries & red fruits
La Bastille Carignan - Merlot, France (2014)£5.50£6.50£18.00
A blend of Mediterranean grapes offering a fruity palate with soft, smooth tannins
VSE Carmenere, Chile (2013)£6.00£7.00£19.00
Deep red in colour offering a red berry and spice aroma
Reserve de L’Abbe Cotes du Rhone, France (2010)£6.50£7.50£20.00
Softly peppered red fruit and plums, juicy acidity and soft tannins, Lovely and simple, one to quaff and enjoy
Las Olas Malbec, Argentina (2014)£22.00
An intense and aromatic wine, packed with plum blackberry and cherry characters
Montepulciano d ’Abruzzo, Italy (2013)£22.00
A deep crimson colour with liquorice hints. Perfect with red meats
and cheese dishes
Le Versant Pinot Noir, France (2012)£24.00
A deep crimson colour with liquorice hints. Perfect with red meat and cheese dishes
Alta Rio Crianza, Roija Spain (2014)£25.00
Vanilla, confit and spice, with masterly oak integration and glorious fruit. A classic old vines Rioja


Villa Miazzi Prosecco£6.00£24.00
Strawberry, Raspberry or Peach Bellini£7.00
Joseph Haton NV Champgane£45.00