Hire The Poetry Café

The Poetry Café could be ideal for your event. If you have any enquiries regarding our spaces, or you would like to make a booking, please contact The Poetry Cafe.

The basement holds 44 people and is frequently used for book and magazine launches. It has disabled access via a lift, and a disabled toilet.

The basement is often available for hire. Prices for poetry-related events, e.g. readings or book launches:

  • £50 flat rate for Poetry Society members 
  • £70 flat rate for non-Poetry Society members

It’s easy to become a member and receive the discounted perks – just visit our membership page. The Café and the basement are also often available for commercial hire. 

For a further details and pricing, please contact The Poetry Café.

Please note our licence will not allow us to serve alcohol after 11pm and we have to close at 11.20pm. Catering is available. 

Please note that The Poetry Café is a popular space so do make contact for bookings as soon as you can. The Poetry Café toilets are accessed via the basement, so this space is not suitable for confidential meetings unless the Café and basement are hired for your exclusive use.

Poetry Café (The Poetry Place)
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7420 9888