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Welcome to Papillon, a true landmark consisting of a restaurant and bar housed in a stunning renovated church that exudes style and sophistication. This historic venue is a Southampton icon, and a unique place to enjoy a drink. Situated directly opposite the Mayflower Theatre, we are open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner or simply to sample our extensive cocktail menu anytime throughout the day or night.

Brought to you by the team behind some of the cities most loved venues, we care about every aspect of what we do and genuinely aim to bring you the best quality food and drinks that we possibly can. Our mission is to provide you with a warm and friendly welcome in a unique party venue, where you can enjoy a whole evening’s entertainment under one stunning roof.

Perfect for all occasions, we're always happy to accommodate group bookings, corporate events, special occasions and private events including Weddings.

Dine in perfection


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If there’s one thing we know at Papillon, it is how to throw a damn good party, just bring the crowd and we’ll take care of the rest. From a small cocktail party, birthday celebration, or engagement, to all-out functions, we can help you tailor the event of the year.

Whether it be a reserved area for a dozen people or hiring the whole venue for 300 of you, just submit an enquiry using the below link.

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You’re in love, you’ve set a date. The ways your wedding day can unfold are endless, but, there’s only one perfect ‘I do’ for you. Whether it be a grand affair, an all singing and dancing extravaganza, stylish cocktail party or something in between, we’re here to help you create your special day, your own way.

Originally built in 1845, Papillon is a fully licensed wedding venue and can offer you a complete package of ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening party or any elements of it independently. You just tell us what you want, and we will do our best to make it happen.