Terms & Conditions

  1. Introduction:

    1. These Terms and Conditions as stated below will be amended from time to time as required. The Terms themselves set out both your rights as customers and our obligations as Tap & Still in relation to the access of our venue.

    2. By using our event space you state that you agree that you have acknowledged and read our Terms and Conditions and confirm your agreement to enter into and comply with a legally binding contract with us on these Terms. If you do not agree with any of these Terms, then you have no right to use our venue under any means.

    3. Failure to use our venue in accordance with these Terms may subject you to civil and/or criminal liabilities and/or penalties and/or permanent bans from our venue.

    4. You must be at least 18 years old to hire out our venue and by doing so you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old.

    5. The hirer (person who has made the booking) is the one liable for any broken Terms that are laid out here, with the venue (Tap & Still).  

  1. Deposit & Minimum Spend:

    1. The Deposit of £10 per head is to be paid by the hirer to the venue as instructed at the latest 2 weeks after a provisional booking has been made. If there is genuine reason for any delays in payment, the hirer must communicate this in writing to the venue.

    2. The Deposit is paid to secure the booking in place and is non-refundable if the hirer chooses to cancel the event with less than 14 business days’ notice.

    3. The Deposit will only be refunded to the hirer once the agreed minimum spend has been reached.

    4. Part or all of the Deposit may need to be withheld should the agreed minimum spend not be reached on the day of the event. Should the full Deposit not cover the difference in the minimum spend agreement, it is then the hirers responsibility to pay for the outstanding difference on the day of the event.

    5. Any licence extensions will be applied for only once a deposit has been paid by the hirer. We cannot guarantee that all licence extensions will be approved.

    6. The minimum spend includes ALL food and drink sales from the event. This includes any costs the hirer wishes to pay for personally, along with any additional spend paid for over the bar by guests at the event.

  1. Booking:

    1. We reserve the right to cancel your booking without liability to you and without any obligation to refund your deposit if:

      1. You do not pay us the balance of your food and drink package price by the date due OR

      2. We have reasonable grounds to believe that you may not pay us the balance of your package price by the due date and we have requested you to explain the position and you have not done so.

      3. We discover, before you have paid the balance of your food and drink package price, that you have deliberately concealed information, or deliberately given us incorrect information, about your intended event in circumstances where (if you had not done so) it would have been reasonably foreseeable that we would not have accepted your booking; or

      4. We have reasonable grounds to believe that your behaviour or that of your guests at the event is likely to result in damage to the venue or to our property and/or injury to people.

      5. May the venue need to cancel the booking, the venue will refund all monies paid in advance but will not be liable to pay any compensation to the hirer in respect of such cancellation.

  1. Use of Venue:

    1. No alterations or additions to the premises, the fixtures, fittings, scenery and/or equipment or the decorations at the premises shall be carried out.

    2. No nails, or fixing or any kind shall be driven or put into any wall, floor, partition, pillar, ceiling, fitting or furniture of any kind.

    3. Any damage caused to the venue, its equipment, contents or fittings will be invoiced directly to the hirer immediately after the event.

    4. We reserve the right to stop any activity which we reasonably believe is likely to cause damage to the interior or exterior of the venue or risk to the safety of people at the venue and will not tolerate any abusive behaviour by guests to any other guests or member of staff. We reserve the right to remove any persons acting inappropriately from the event.

    5. You accept that the time of the event beginning and ending as agreed has to be upheld and overtime cannot occur due to licencing so you will be politely asked to leave upon completion of the event.

  1. General:

    1. We reserve the right to make changes to the interior and/or exterior of the venue between the time we accept your booking and the date your event. For example we may make changes to the décor and the colour schemes of function rooms and we cannot guarantee that the venue and its surrounds will be free from additional structures.

    2. 5.1. Please be aware that, in line with the Licensing Act 2003, we are unable to allow any of your guests who are under the age of 18, to consume any alcohol. We reserve the right to remove any alcohol from guests who are unable to prove that they are over 18, regardless of how they obtained the alcohol in the first instance.

    3. The law of this agreement is that of England and Wales and the Courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising.

    4. We as a venue provide all food and drink which means that it is not permitted to bring any external food and drink onto the premises.