Below you will find some of the most unique spaces suited to a baby shower in the East of London, known for its trendy vibes and ease of access. So, whether planning for yourself or on behalf of someone you love, take a look and see if any of these East London venues catch your eye.
Offering a one-of-a-kind perspective of the city, Absolute Pleasure Yacht is, indeed, an actual yacht! Step aboard what is therefore easily one of London’s most unique entertainment spaces and embark on an occasion sure to be remembered for years to come. With a capacity of just 40, it’s ideally suited to smaller scale showers, where time can be spent with each of your nearest and dearest, and with the choice of both catered and self-catering packages, it’s up to you whether you’d rather go it alone or be wined and dined.
Housed within a former East End tram generator building that now features an installation by Damien Hirst, Hix Art contains a chicken and steak restaurant that serves as a great alternative private dining experience. The history of the space lends it an industrial flavour that is very much on trend in the events scene right now, and with a capacity of 250 and good rail links close by (such as Old Street and Shoreditch High Street), it’s also got you covered when it comes to the practicalities.
Unit 5 is a highly versatile open plan warehouse venue that comes as a blank canvas, perfect for those who desire the freedom to get creative and transform the space according to their own taste and ideas. Hire also includes use of a generous outdoor area, complete with marquee and seating, and event packages are available through their sister company, Alternative London, should you wish to organise cultural tours or creative workshops as part of the celebrations.
Tucked beneath the railway arches of Bethnal Green, Sager & Wilde is a restaurant and event space that is comprised of a terrace, a mezzanine-level private dining room, and the main restaurant itself. Rich in characterful touches, there’s an atmospheric and immersive quality to the interior, and with full exclusive hire available, the venue can accommodate capacities of up to 150 in all. As for getting there, Bethnal Green tube station is a mere stone’s throw away.