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!

HIRE Details 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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