By night a Berlin-meets-New York cabaret venue, by day Soho Downstairs is a versatile events space right under the walkways of Soho. Flexible stage and seating options make Soho Downstairs the perfect venue for everything from conferences and product launches to awards ceremonies and showcases.


The stage is raised half a metre off the ground and 3.6 metres wide x 2.5 metres deep. If your event required 5 to 10 people onstage at once we offer an extension to a width of 4.75 metres. The standard audience capacity is 135, and reduced to 125 when the large stage is in situ. Please note there is no backstage space in this venue.


Seating on the main floor can be arranged at cabaret tables, four seats per table; in traditional rows, or cleared for a standing event. The whole venue is 11 x 10.5 metres.


There is a bar inside the Downstairs which can be opened for you event, the team at Soho Theatre Bar offer a range of catering options from coffee and croissants to cocktails and canapes.


The venue has level floor and lift access, there are three steps up to stage level. Please let us know if you have any additional access requirements. There are gender inclusive and accessible toilets on the same floor.


Availability is dependent on the Soho programme of shows, matinees and workshops, general hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9am – 6pm

Saturday: Midday – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 10pm


Monday – Saturday

£220 per hour + VAT

£1550 per day + VAT (eight hours)

Minimum booking of three hours


£260 per hour + VAT

£2000 per day (eight hours)

Minimum booking of four hours


Do you require a dressing room or break out space? Take a look at our Meeting Rooms which can be hired for a concessionary day rate when booked in conjunction with a venue.


For more information or to discuss a potential event drop us a line on

‘Fab venue and staff.
Big thanks again!’

Additional equipment or services can be made available (some incur costs):

A baby grand piano/Yamaha keyboard and amp are available (full-size, weighted keys, sustain pedal)
Screen and projector can be made available
Standing mics can be provided free of charge; lapel mics will be recharged
A range of catering services are available from our bar
Extra costs apply for filming for broadcast (including any online usage) as our staff are entitled to higher wages

Unfortunately Box Office and promotional services are not available to hires clients.

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