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 End's 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 in a selection of specially concocted cocktails, exclusive to Foundation.

Venue Details & Map


5 Langley Street
+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.

Facilities & Accessibility

Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
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
Available for wedding receptions
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
In house AV available
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 31 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Foundation

4.0 out of 5
23 November 2015
by Sarah V.

I've been here a couple of times - once for pre-show dinner and the second for my work Christmas party.

For dinner the food was OK but I found the venue a little too club-like for the situation, with very loud music and dark lighting.

The Christmas party was a different story - the music was great, and the different rooms lent themselves perfectly to the party atmosphere. The main room at... more

4.0 out of 5
21 August 2015
by Dipesh P.

Good bar with great happy hour specials. The drinks here are proper cocktails which can be hard to find in London at times. They take time to make sure your drink is hand crafted and not mass produced.

I would highly recommend coming for happy hour to miss the crowds described in other reviews. If you arrive early you can get a bartender to yourself and enjoy some really good drink... more

4.0 out of 5
30 November 2015
by Mashael Z.

The music was good, the vibe was fun and the place itself looks great! I like the decor and the atmosphere. I was only here a short time but I had a great time and loved the look of the place! more

4.0 out of 5
07 June 2015
by Jenny C.

Had a great night at Foundation. Cocktails are amazing and soooo tasty, dare I say a little too tasty :)

The staff were great and we reserved an area which was perfect for dancing and giggles. more

4.0 out of 5
31 October 2015
by Eleonora Z.

Yesterday was my second night in this disco pub and it was really nice.

I find out that drinking in London is quite expensive (last time i spent 80£ in drinking) and this pub is not an exception.

Anyway it is lovely. Very good located (is 3 mins walking from my office and 5 mins from undergrounds).

The enviroment is nice and yesterday was all decorated with lovely pumpkins and halloween... more

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