Events & Private Hire
About smith's bar & grill
Smith's Bar & Grill is a British & modern European inspired eatery burrowed in the heart of Paddington Basin & Little Venice. Our spacious, daylight-filled venue with a gorgeous year-round terrace overlooks the beautiful Grand Union Canal. Located a stone's throw away from bustling Paddington Station, Smith's provides the perfect post-work or pre/post-travel haven where you can enjoy an exquisite selection of food & drink while relaxing in comfortable surroundings.
Smith's serves a delicious array of dishes daily with the menu showcasing a diverse range of delights such as sumptuous steaks, fresh seafood, salads & sides. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, we can accommodate bookings & parties of all sizes.
When night falls, a refreshing selection of cocktails are served from the bar, including an exciting signature range. Don't see the drink that tickles your fancy? Not to worry... our bartenders are happy to make your favourite cocktail on request.
Perfect for every occasion
Be it a wedding, on-location filming, product launch or entertainment event, private lunch or dinner party, standing reception, exhibition or presentation of any size, Smith’s dedicated Events team will make sure your event is a stunning, memorable occasion.
Facilities & capacity
Smith's features Restaurant, Main & Lounge Bar, Executive Private Function Room & Canal-Side Terrace. The Restaurant can accommodate with 100 capacity sitting guests & 200 standing reception. The Main & Lounge Bar can easily seat up 100 guests & can welcome up to 250 standing guests. For larger functions, the whole venue can comfortably accommodate up to 200 people for a sit down dinner and up to 400 standing guests for your exclusive event.
The Executive Private Function Room equipped with its own bar, plasma screens, sound system and mixing desk, it can accommodate just about any type of daytime or evening event. The area is also suitable to seat up 50 people for a fine dining experience and up to 100 standing. It is very popular for private parties & private dining in Paddington.
The Canal-Side Terrace is equipped with heaters and blankets on cold days to keep your warm and mouthwatering drinks on sunny & summery days.
Please contact our events team for private hire enquiries.
Its proximity to Paddington Underground & Railway Stations (50 yards from the Hammersmith & City Line way out) make it quick to get to for those coming from out of town or take a beautiful 10 minutes walk from the Warwick Avenue station to be surrounded by boats and astonishing atmosphere at any time of the year.
Lunch & Dinner
*Late license can be applied, please ask events team for more information.