How big is the venue?

We have a venue capacity of 100 standing and we currently cater for 35 seated for dining.

When are you available for private hire?

Mon 10:00 am – 00:00 am (extension possible)
Tues- Thurs By arrangement, please enquire
Fri – Sat 22:30 pm – 04:30 am
Sun – By arrangement, please enquire bookings@basement144.com

If I arrive early where can I wait?

Guests arriving prior to their reservation time may make use of the bar up to 30 minutes before their allocated booking.

How long is my table booked for, for dining?

Please be advised that there is a reservation time of 2 hours for bookings of 5 or less and 2.5 hours for 6+. In most cases it will not be possible to extend this if you arrive late, even if you notify us of your late arrival. In any case, we will hold your table for no more than 20 minutes, after this point you will be marked as a no show.

Do you accept walk ins?

We do accept walk-ins. However, if we are at full capacity, we can only let in those with a booking. Therefore, we always recommend booking in advance.

I’m running late, what should I do?

We know that sometimes you just can’t help being late. If you’re running later than 5-10 minutes, please give us a call and we’ll do our best to hold your booked table for you. Please be aware, in the majority of cases, we will only be able to hold your table for a maximum of 20 minutes.

Do I need ID?

Identification needs to be presented to our reception team upon arrival to the venue after 22:00 pm if an event is being attended – no exceptions.

Do you charge entry?

Entry is free. However, there may be a charge for special events at the venue. These charges will be advertised prior to the event.

Do you have a cloak room?

We do have an allocated area for coat storage. This is only manned for private hire, so left solely at your own risk!

Do you have customer parking?

There is available street parking near and around the venue.

Where is the closest station?

The closest stations are: Holloway Road Station: Highbury & Islington station : Drayton Park Station

Are pets welcome?

As much as we would love to welcome pets into our venue, unfortunately only guide and assistance dogs are allowed inside.

Are children permitted?

Children are more than welcome at the restaurant. However, we are limited to guests over the age of 18 after 21:00 pm. We also ask that for safety reasons, under 18’s are accompanied by an adult at all times.

Currently we do not provide high chairs for children.

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