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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5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA
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+44 (0)20 7836 5005
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.
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- 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 wins the coveted five stars for a number of reasons. Let's just focus on three of them, shall we?
Atmosphere: descending the stairs, all the funky furniture, dark lighting and general awesome cocktail bar classy hipster feeling
Group accommodations: ability to handle big and large groups, furtive little alcoves, places to tuck into, even within the main bar area, gives a feeling of...more
Foundation is actually not my kind of place. I'm not really a dance club kind of girl - I'd rather have a pint at the local pub, or a drink at a dive bar. But I've been to Foundation twice now, and I've been pleasantly surprised.
The first visit was a weeknight, and ended up going here for happy hour (and a bit more) with some colleagues. We found a table close to the bar, and had a great...more
Surprisingly huge for an underground venue. Great place for happy hour.
Two main bars on opposite ends of the property keep queuing to a minimum.
Extra points for the super loud speaker system, the smoking hot chick DJ (and her decent set selection), and for keeping a youngish professional crowd.more
Recently refurbished it still has a new sheen to it.
Bit of a boudoir look to it as you descend the stairs you immediately get a feel for the style that awaits with the chains that hang down along the staircase, through the double doors and you're in another world.
The bar is big but it retains a very intimate feel to it. Its full of little alcoves you can isolate so easily. Go early in the...more
My fingertips are holding onto...a happy hour bottle of Prosecco!
Despite having Kate Nash in my head every time I see the word 'Foundation' I had a lovely early evening in this bar neatly hidden down a side street just off Long Acre.
We hit the after-work crowd so the bar was pretty packed but we managed to find some interesting bubble chairs (if you leaned back into them everything got...more