New venue at Royal Institute of British Architects

The member's bar at 66 Portland Place can hold up to 70 guests for private events.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has a new bar at its 66 Portland Place venue, which is available for private hire.

With its stylish, pared-back aesthetic and central London location, the bar offers the perfect backdrop for occasions with up to 70 guests.

Caterina Alves, head of venues at the RIBA, said: "Since opening last week, the bar has already been popular among our architects and the wider public as a place to enjoy a drink and bite to eat away from the bustle of the city.

"We even hosted our first drinks reception in the bar for 60 people and guests were impressed with the sleek décor and reasonably priced drinks. We look forward to hosting even more exciting events in the space."

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