Hire Sama Bankside ~ Upper Arch
About Upper Arch
Sama, 3 Robinson Road, London, SE1 8BU
SAMA Bankside is a unique bar, restaurant, events space and late night venue in the heart of London's Bankside on the Southbank between the Tate Modern and Oxo Tower.
Like a members club without the membership, SAMA Bankside would not be out of place in Brooklyn or Berlin and is located within 2 Victorian railway arches over 2 floors besides Blackfriars Bridge and was voted "Best All In One Venue" in the Design My Night 2017/18 Awards within 6 months of opening.
We specialise in:
Private Hire for Corporate Events, Away Days, Summer and Christmas Parties, Product Launches, Wrap Parties, Weddings and Networking Events.
Semi-Private Hire for Birthdays, Engagements and Hen Parties, Office Parties, Drinks Receptions and Leaving Parties.
Private Meeting Spaces.
We're an independant company and not part of a chain, offering an individual experience in a friendly space where you can escape from the stresses of city life. A simple stroll up our cobbled slope and you'll feel like you're miles away from the city.
A light airy space with natural daylight, our Upper Arch is perfect for a cocktail reception, after-work drinks party, birthday or engagement party with a raised area at one end and our comfy curved pink booth adding a pop of colour.
This space is semi-private and opens up to our main bar area so it is not possible to have your own music.
This space is usually booked every weekend so don't leave it too late.
Seats 30 or 50 for a standing reception.
Dimensions: 4m x 7.5m
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Ratings & Reviews
Akin DurowojuNovember 14th, 2019
Lovely venue, tucked away and rather secluded under the Blackfriars arches. Over two floors and with a resident DJ. Eating area mixed in with a bar area is well laid out. Food was just right in quality and staff were easy to talk to and friendly. Really like the ambiance here!GOOGLE REVIEW
Chris BicourtNovember 14th, 2019
A really cool place, stylish and I love the music policy 90s classics. Cocktails are amazing and the bartenders doing them know their stuff. The only thing was I went there on a Friday in the middle of summer and it was virtually empty... very strange exclamation mark otherwise would have given 5 Stars :-)GOOGLE REVIEW
ClaireJune 14th, 2019
Great location and venue. Excellent staff. Could not recommend them enough. Approachable and accommodatingEVENT REVIEW
Alessandro FinistrellaNovember 14th, 2019
Lovely bar hidden behind the hustle and bustle if Friars bridge. Ideal for a quiet drink or for a work do. Stylish and cool. Staff were friendly and polite. RecommendedGOOGLE REVIEW
Dave McGuckinNovember 14th, 2019
Booked a party here due to the great service and friendliness of the staff. Can't wait to have it as well and they are really accommodating to any needs you have. Great fun for party bookings!GOOGLE REVIEW
Naomi MervinNovember 14th, 2019
Had such a great time at Sama for a friend's post-bridal shower drinks. Really comfortable space and incredible music, good space to dance in a relaxed way. The staff were all really lovely and Bex was a star cocktail-maker and all-round help. Thanks!! Would definitely come back if I didn't live so far away!GOOGLE REVIEW