Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life and so it’s only right that you want to make sure everything is as perfect as it can be. A crucial step in getting everything to come together once the big day finally arrives is of course choosing the ideal venue, with so much of the additional planning and organising revolving around this vital decision. To say there are a lot of choices in London would be an understatement, and so to help make things easier for you, we’ve prepared the following selection of top picks.
The Queen's House is a truly unique, iconic and stylist venue. Conceived as a 'House of Delight' for James I's queen, this exquisite former royal residence is set in the green and leafy surroundings of Greenwich Park with spectacular views across the gardens of historic Greenwich to the River Thames and the contrasting skyscrapers of Canary Wharf and beyond. Ideal for drinks on the lawns to unforgettable ceremonies part of what makes the House so special is its adaptability. Whether your style is highly contemporary, traditional romanic or barque, the iconic geometric interiors are suited to each - a rare quality in a historic house. Photo shots, filming and product launches fit well in the house and of course weddings and product launches. Continue your celebrations into the night in the Undercroft beneath the Great Hall, these vaulted chambers create an atmospheric party space for dancing and after-dinner entertainment. Also licensed for fireworks on the ground end with a bang. Also a great space for a board meeting with the chance to step out onto the lawns and see the views over lunch
The Balcony Room is our top floor private event space. Our riverside location boasts spectacular views of St Paul's Cathedral, the River Thames and the City of London. Floor to ceiling French doors fill the room with natural light, and they open up onto a private balcony. Perfect for creative day meetings, birthday parties, atmospheric evening events. We are also licenced for weddings.
Victoria Park East
You are spoilt for choice at The Crown with the pub spanning over two floors and a beautiful terrace overlooking Victoria Park, East London. Our top floor dining rooms with balconies are ideal for any occasion from private dinner parties to family lunches. A fantastic venue to hire for your wedding reception, hen do, work do and meeting space. Serving seasonal British food, great wines and craft beers,The Crown is a jewel in Bow not to be missed.
Hyde Park Corner
No.4 Hamilton Place London, Mayfair unique venue in London conferences, private dining, summer and Christmas parties, meetings Stunning roof terrace overlooking Hyde Park
Cutty Sark one of the world's most famous and beautiful ships, the fastest and greatest of her time. Built in 1869 to carry tea back from China, this monument to the glory days of sail traveled the world and survived the high seas. The ship boasts a spectacular riverside setting, with sweeping outlook across the Thames and to the city beyond. Entertaining at Cutty Sark is a truly exclusive experience, with four superb locations for evening events. The ship's gleaming copper-clad hull is suspended dramatically above the Dock - an awe inspiring event space ideal for receptions, dinners and product launches - accommodating 450 standing or 270 seated. While the 'tween deck - where precious cargoes were once carried - also provides a unique space for dinners. Enjoy sunset reception drinks on the weather deck with breath-taking views across London.
SMITHS’ is an iconic all-day dining concept with 4 floors in the heart of the City. We are a popular and unique Private Dining and Exclusive Hire venue with our many floors, flexible spaces and an experienced event team working with guests to organise any occasion, be it a Business Meeting, Corporate Private Dinner, Birthday or Wedding. We also offer Cocktail Making Classes and a Beef Butchery Masterclass, ensuring guests are always offered a unique and enjoyable ‘SMITHS’ experience.
Harrow School is a unique venue in North West London. Our famous Speech Room was built in 1871 and can now be hired exclusively for your events. The historical style of the Speech Room replicates the Globe Theatres curvature, housing tiered seating. This provides a dramatic backdrop for guests to enjoy corporate conferences/dinners, award ceremonies, private dinners, fashion shows or even a pop-up cinema. The Speech Room also holds a Civil Wedding license. This is perfect for a traditional wedding in London and Asian Weddings, accommodating 500 guests for the ceremony or a 120 guest, seated wedding breakfast. Related Venue: The Alex Fitch Room
The National Gallery is one of the most visited and best loved art galleries in the world. The Grade I listed building is nearly 200 years old and a true icon of the capital. With twenty two different event spaces that include both contemporary and historic event venues, available for daytime and evening events, as well as options for outdoor and indoor entertaining, the National Gallery offers an unparalleled amount of choice for corporate events, private parties and wedding receptions for between 2 and 1200 guests. With beautiful picture galleries, a dedicated conference suite and options for late night dancing until 2am, this is a breath taking venue for all occasions, located at the very heart of London just off Trafalgar Square.