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: 12:00 (noon) - 3:00pm

 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: 5:00pm - 11:00pm


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                                                                                                            £30.00
Sandwich platter -assorted (five rounds)                                                                   
Tortilla chips with dips
Crisps and nuts