Foundation is a cool, impressively quirky underground cocktail bar, nestled amongst the side streets of London’s Covent Garden. Foundation is a favourite hangout of in-the-know Londoners on the cutting edge of cool. With two large bars, one dance floor and a cozy restaurant along with its own mini bar – It’s the West Ends worst kept secret.
Foundation is furnished with an eclectic mix of modern art touches, ideal for a special occasion or just a drink after work. Dine in our restaurant to enjoy one of our classic meals with a twist and indulge on a selection of specially concocted cocktails, exclusive to Foundation.
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Venue Details & Map
5 Langley StreetCovent GardenLondonWC2H 9JA
- +44 (0)20 7836 5005
- Public transport:
- Exit Covent Garden Station and turn left on Long Acre, heading towards Leicester Square. Take the first street on the right (Langley Street) and you will find the venue half way down on the right hand side.
- Accessible Bathroom Facilities
- Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
- Booking Facilities
- Group bookings accepted
- Catering Facilities
- Halal options on menu
- Kosher options on menu
- Nut-free option on menu
- Set price menu
- Theatre menu
- Vegetarian options on menu
- Event Facilities
- In house AV available
- Available for wedding receptions
- Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
- Event facilities
- Payment Facilities
- Credit cards accepted
- Debit cards accepted
Foundation is really well-located in Covent Garden, but slightly hidden down a side street with only one small door leading downstairs to a very spacious bar and restaurant area.
Food is very tasty and I recommend the Vodka spaghetti and meatballs. The cocktail selection is more than adequate and happy hour is amazing with 2 for 1 offers on everything!
I love to go to Foundation on a Sunday...more
Not my kinda place, but I came for my husband's friend's birthday. Ended up having a very nice time indeed, but that was more on account of the company than the venue itself. Drinks and food good, but too pricey for me. Music in the booths was good and got us up, wanting to dance. But the music in the dance area seemed to have a different DJ, which sent us back to our seats. Wouldn't bother...more
Been here a few times after a friend showed me this hidden alley gem. Is it a bar or a club because it seems to have both? Great atmosphere and never had an issue getting a table or booth to sit down in with group of friends without having to buy a bottle.
There is a good happy hour here but I never seem to make it in time. Can't say the dance floor choons are amazing but there is a little...more
I went to Foundation for a friend's Birthday, he'd booked a table and we arrived about 8:30pm. This was January, when the happy hour ran til 9pm - and unsurprisingly getting served was a long and arduous process! When I did finally place an order (I decided to double up to save a return visit) they didn't have the ingredients for either of the cocktails I ordered. So I had to look at a menu...more
I'll be honest, Foundation bar wasn't my cup of tea; but in a sense I suppose I should have expected the kind of atmosphere I found having elected to spend a Friday night in Covent Garden.
I went to Foundation for my sister's birthday celebration. One point I noted upon entering is that this place is surprisingly large. When you arrive you immediately go downstairs into a massive bar area....more