Host your next event at the Londoner!



The Londoner / Smiling Dog

Private Dining, Parties & Events

4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA 70816


Here at the Londoner and the Smiling Dog,we have the perfect spaces for your next event. Whether it is a small group of 10 close friends or a blow out bash of 200, we can make your event memorable. Our venues can provide several options including a cocktail and appetizer reception, buffets for brunch, lunch or dinner, or a sit-down plated event. We will work with you to create a memorable occasion that fits your specific desires.


 The Londoner:

Our main floor with an English style pub atmosphere. The bar area has bar height seating, pool table and dart board that can accommodate approximately 40 guests. The dining room has table seating with accommodations for approximately 35 guests. Events held in this space would be semi-private.

 Smiling Dog:

Our second floor bar with pool tables, dart boards and shuffleboard. The side room can accommodate up to 60 guests and the entire second floor can accommodate up to 150 guests. *All guest must be over the age of 21.

 Buy Out:

For larger groups our entire venue is available. The Londoner and Smiling Dog are available separately or as a whole.

Due to the design of the building all events held in the Londoner are semi private by nature unless the buy out option is chosen. Events will have reserved areas but the general public will be in close proximity.  All guests must be 21 years of age for events on the second floor.

Sales Minimums/Rental Fees:

Events scheduled after 4pm have food/beverage sales minimums based on space and day of the week. All minimums do not include sales tax or service charges. Any event before 4pm would be a custom quote based on time and space. 

  • All events scheduled before 4pm will be a custom quote.


Deposits are non-refundable. A deposit is required by credit card to reserve and secure your date and time. Reservations will not be secured until the agreement and deposit have been fully executed. Deposits will be put towards the final bill. A $200 deposit is required for all events except the buy out options. Buy out options require a deposit of 1/2 of the sales minimum for the event.


The entire balance, less deposit, is due payable in cash or by major credit card at the conclusion of the event. Balance includes food and beverage costs, 20% gratuity, 9% sales tax and any/all miscellaneous fees.

Service Charges:

A 20% gratuity will be added to all checks associated with the event to be dispersed as gratuities to employees working said event. All checks will be also charged 9% state and local sales tax. These charges are not included in any sales minimums established for events.

Menu/Guest Count:

Final menu selections and guest counts are due 7 days prior to the event. Any changes to a final menu will result in $50 expediting fee. Events will be charged according to the final guest count. If guest counts increase from the final guest count the event will be charged accordingly.


If for any reason an event should have to be cancelled; the cancellation must be made 72 hours prior to the event. Any event cancelled less than this time frame will be charged a $200 cancellation fee.

Outside Food/Beverage:

Guests may not bring any outside food or beverages into the event with the exception of individual cakes and or desserts which will be established of at the time of booking. No alcohol from an outside source will be brought into the event or consumed on the property.


All guests must conduct themselves in an orderly manner in compliance with all laws and regulations as well as the rules and standards of the establishment. Host assumes all responsibility for the conduct of all guests in attendance and for any damages incurred during the event.

Decorations/Personal Property:

All decorations are subject to prior approval. No glitter, confetti or feathers will be permitted. The establishment is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal property of any guests in attendance.