10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7DX

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The Happenstance

The best things happen by happenstance. Stunning location, stylish interiors and distinct food & drink offerings - you'll happen upon us and never want to leave.

With unrivalled service and a beautiful terrace overlooking St Paul's Cathedral, it is the perfect setting for alfresco drinks and all day dining.

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Perched on Paternoster Square, overlooking St Paul's, The Happenstance is a gorgeous location with an alfresco terrace, private dining room complete with bar, a lounge & two main bars, Our larger events may be on ice at the moment but let us help you plan a future get-together with friends, family or colleagues. Speak to our lovely team for details.

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Our Private Dining Room can accommodate up to 30 standing and 14 seated.

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Your fairytale wedding

Nestled in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral sits our stunning bar and restaurant, complete with a license for civil ceremonies and weddings.

After saying your vows, head out onto the terrace to raise a toast with your nearest and dearest whilst taking in the picturesque view of London landmark St. Paul’s Cathedral, then enjoy your first meal together as a married couple in our glamorous wine bar space.

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Christmas is coming...

We’re back open from 2nd December & can’t wait to get into the Christmas spirit with you. We’ve got plenty of fabulously festive treats & “substantial meals” of course… Meet with friends on our gorgeous outside terrace, book a table for your household, join us for a Merry Weekender bottomless brunch or have a business meeting at The Happenstance. Did you know we have a private room?

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We’ll be reopening on 2nd December ready to welcome you back safely for some fabulously festive treats.  We’ll see you soon x