How to contact us

LSE Catering
Room OLD 5.16
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


General enquiries: 
telephone: 020 7955 7222 or email


Hospitality and  function enquiries:
telephone: 020 7852 3732 or email 



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Private bar

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The George IV pub in Portugal Street has a private bar facility on the first floor with a maximum capacity for 50 people.

Private bar

Lunchtime: 12 noon - 3pm

 Internal LSE bookings
£50 minimum spend

External non LSE bookings
£100.00 minimum spend 

During lunchtime opening hours the upstairs bar is not open.  Drinks and food are available from the downstairs bar. If additional staff are required, an additional cost of £50 will be applied.

Evenings: 5pm - 11pm


Monday - Wednesday
£150.00 minimum spend

Thursday - Friday
£250.00 minimum spend

  • The minimum spend can be made up of drinks and/or food.  If no drinks or food are required the minimum spend will be incurred
  • Room capacity 50 maximum
  • All prices are inclusive of VAT
  • Only food and drink supplied by the George IV may be consumed on the premises
  • Internal LSE bookings to be made through the Catering Office (OLD 5.16, x 3732)
  • External non LSE bookings to be made directly to George IV Manager (Peter Coton 020 7955 7743)
  • External bookings require the minimum spend to be paid in full at least 10 days prior to the event taking place. 

Private bar food package 



For 4-6 people
Sandwich platter -assorted (five rounds)
Tortilla chips with dips
Crisps and nuts



Tortilla chips with sour cream and salsa dip 



Marinated olives, feta cheese and dipping oil with crusty bread



Crisps and nuts