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#1
The Scotch of St. James for hire

The Scotch of St. James

13a Masons Yard, St. James's, SW1Y 6BU, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Set across two floors, The Scotch of St James is still reminiscent of the original sixties hangout, perfectly capturing its colourful Rock ‘n’ Roll past whilst setting the club at the forefront of London’s exclusive social scene.

A recent refurbishment adds animal and plant print design elements…

#2
10-11 Carlton House Terrace for hire

10-11 Carlton House Terrace

St. James's, South West London, SW1Y 5AH, London, Greater London
Up to guests

The former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone sits at the very heart of the capital, overlooking St James’s Park, Whitehall and the Mall. Described as one of ‘the greatest terrace houses ever built in Britain’ and one of London’s finest Georgian treasures.

In over 180 years of service…

#3
RSA House for hire

RSA House

8 John Adam Street, London, West Central London, WC2N 6EZ, London, Greater London
Up to guests

The RSA House offers a well-equipped events venue in central London for hire, including for conference, weddings, Christmas and private celebrations. The House combines Georgian splendour with high quality contemporary design and is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events. Over 260 years…

#4
The Trading House for hire

The Trading House

, , London, Greater London
Up to guests

#5
Southbank Centre for hire

Southbank Centre

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London, South East London, SE1 8XX, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Positioning itself at the forefront of British arts and culture, with an unrivalled central location, Southbank Centre is a fantastic place to host a wide variety of events.

From our well-loved, world-class concert halls, to our more intimate roof pavilions, we offer a fantastic selection of ven…

#6
Coca-Cola London Eye for hire

Coca-Cola London Eye

Riverside Building, County Hall South East London, London, West London, SE1 7PB, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Every wedding day is special and the Coca-Cola London Eye provides a spectacular setting for your celebration

Imagine taking your vows 135 metres above London surrounded by friends and family, with the stunning views as the backdrop for your photographs.

If love is in the air, Merlin Events L…

#7
One Whitehall Place for hire

One Whitehall Place

1 Whitehall Place, London, West Central London, SW1A 2HE, London, Greater London
Up to guests

One Whitehall Place at The Royal Horseguards Hotel is one of London’s most prestigious and majestic event venues, with four of our rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies. An elegant Victorian masterpiece with ornate sculptured ceilings, a grand marble staircase and glittering chandeliers, it’s ide…

#8
Army & Nay Club for hire

Army & Nay Club

36-39 Pall Mall, St. James's,, SW1Y 5JN, London, Greater London
Up to guests

The Army & Navy Club, affectionately known as 'The Rag' is an Private Members Club in St. James's, London, originally founded for former and serving officers of the British and Commonwealth Armed Services, and their immediate relatives.

The Military Members Club has been situated in St James’s …

#9
Ham Yard Hotel for hire

Ham Yard Hotel

One Ham Yard, London, West London, W1D 7DT, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Ham Yard Hotel is a stunning venue for a wedding. The hotel has several stylish spaces for a variety of wedding celebrations from small and intimate, to larger, more spectacular parties.

Our dedicated events team can help you plan all activity relating to your wedding including the engagement c…

#10
Amba Hotel Charing Cross for hire

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

The Strand, London, West Central London, WC2N 5HX, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Sweep up the grand staircase, past the glistening chandeliers of this stunning Grade II listed building and onwards to your special occasion. Beautiful rooms can be arranged into the perfect setting from an intimate family dinner to a grand wedding reception for 150 people. Treat your guests to our…

#11
Bateaux London for hire

Bateaux London

Victoria Embankment,, WC2N 6NU, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Bateaux London is synonymous with celebrations. We provide the perfect venue for Christmas parties, New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, summer events, wedding receptions and can host various other special events. With the capital's breath-taking sights unfolding around you, we guarantee you and your g…

#12
Roof Terrace at Century Club for hire

Roof Terrace at Century Club

61-63 Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 6LQ, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Undoubtedly the pièce de résistance of Century Club, we are proud to host the largest rooftop terrace in Soho. With stunning views over Shaftesbury Avenue, and London’s iconic skyline, the terrace is the ideal spot for hosting any private event.

With a fully retractable roof, this is the perfect…

#13
Mint Leaf Restaurant for hire

Mint Leaf Restaurant

1B Suffolk Pl,, SW1Y 4HX, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Mint Leaf can be hired exclusively for lunches, dinners, corporate parties, press launches, fashion shows and more. As the Lounge is closed on weekends it is an ideal space for private hire and can accommodate larger groups. We are fully licensed for wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships.

We…

#14
Bentley's oyster bar grill for hire

Bentley's oyster bar grill

11-15 Swallow St, Mayfair,, W1B 4DG, London, Greater London
Up to guests

We offer a range of private dining, from the elegant Crustacea Room to the impressive Swallow Street Rooms with their own bar. In addition the Grill and Rib Room can be used exclusively for breakfast or weekend lunches.

There is no room hire and all of our rooms include complimentary tea or coff…

#15
Balthazar for hire

Balthazar

4-6 Russell St,, WC2B 5HZ, London, Greater London
Up to guests

In the heart of Covent Garden, Balthazar is open all day, seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, as well as an amazing weekend brunch. Great French bistro food, good wine and friendly service are the order of the day. Balthazar’s Boulangerie next door serves homemade…

#16
Archer Street Soho for hire

Archer Street Soho

3-4 Archer Street South Soho, W1D 7AP, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Archer Street is pleased to be able to offer our spacious and ultra-stylish basement bar for exclusive hire.

Located just a stone’s throw away from Piccadilly tube station, our basement bar is a unique and luxury underground space with a maximum capacity of 250.

The ideal venue for a whole ho…

#17
Cinnamon Bazaar for hire

Cinnamon Bazaar

28 Maiden Ln,, WC2E 7JS, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Aptly named after Delhi’s ancient spice bazaar, Khari Baoli is also known as a ‘watering hole’ due to the well from which the 17th century market first originated. Fast forward to today and it is now Asia’s largest spice market playing host to millions of charismatic traders & shoppers who gather e…

#18
One Aldwych for hire

One Aldwych

1 Aldwych, WC2B 4BZ, London, Greater London
Up to guests

Take your vows with close family and friends in a luxurious suite with views over Waterloo Bridge or celebrate with a spectacular party in one of our stunning private rooms. One Aldwych offers a beautiful venue for a wedding and a day to remember.

Our dedicated events team can help you to plan …

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London wedding venues hire guide

Couples normally book wedding venues in London 6-8 months in advance for their ceremonies. The capital offers splendid opportunities for both large-scale receptions and heartfelt intimate celebrations, gala dinners in illustrious banquet halls and avant-garde parties in cutting-edge nightclubs. You can easily make your most lavish dreams come true by using the professional services of top decorators, bartenders, musicians, performers, and wedding cake makers. No matter if you opt for a short delicious picnic or a week-long eventful festivity, your big day will definitely go down in the history of your family and closest circle. To save you time and effort, we did our best to compile an extensive selection of beautiful, romantic, inspirational, and instagrammable locations for all tastes and budgets. Hopefully, our hand-picked list of the most impressive wedding venues in London will help you make a wise choice and organise a truly unforgettable ceremony!

Tips and tricks

  • Calculate your budget in advance. Please plan it realistically and try to make the best of what you’ve got — you might be surprised, but the most spectacular events don’t necessarily cost a fortune.
  • When selecting the locations, don’t rely exclusively on the information that is available on their official websites or socnet accounts. Get in touch with their managers, ask as many questions as possible, and put down all the information in a systematized way — Excel sheets will come especially handy for venue comparison.
  • If you can’t afford the venue of your dream or it is booked on your date, don’t dwell on it because you will for sure find a magnificent alternative. With the help of decorations, you can easily transform the interior of any location into a solemn Medieval castle, a pastoral village in Provence, or a neon-lit cyberpunk district from your favourite anime series.
  • Consider unusual venues, such as art galleries or warehouses. This might help you save funds and will deliver the most wonderful emotions for both you and your guests.
  • Make a themed wedding inspired by your favourite book, movie, or video game. You’ll get incredible photos and videos, and your guests will have immense fun.
  • Book a venue where you can hold both the ceremony and the reception — but please make sure it has the corresponding license. In summer, it would be nice to exchange the vows in the open and then proceed indoors to the party.
  • If the chosen venue has limited capacity, compile two guest lists. First, send the invitations to people from the A list and see how many of the potential guests accept them — based on that, count how many invitations you can send to people from the B list.
  • Try to negotiate discounts with the venue before signing the contract. For example, they might offer a lower price for children’s meals or share with you the contacts of their trusted service providers.
  • To avoid unnecessary expenses, treat your guests with a signature cocktail, wine, and beer instead of a full bar. Also, like this, they won’t get too tipsy.
  • Organise a child-friendly and pet-friendly ceremony. You’ll need to carefully think over many details, but your guests will definitely be over the moon.

How to save on a wedding ceremony

If you want to hold a celebration that your guests will remember for years, you don’t need to take a bank loan for that. We would like to share with you some smart recommendations that will help you meet the budget and experience the most vivid emotions:

  • If you are planning a tight-budget wedding, book an affordable venue. On average, UK couples spend around 40% of their wedding expenses on the venue.
  • The more in advance you book the location, the lower the costs. In winter, the prices for summer rentals are kept at their minimum, but they start to grow dramatically each month.
  • Even popular locations might offer a discount if you book them for a weekday or just a few hours in the morning. Saturdays in Summer are always the busiest and the costliest.
  • Consider booking the location not for the whole day but only for 4 hours — this will be pretty much enough to have fun.
  • Choose a venue that is situated in the centre of the town. Like this, your guests will be able to reach it on foot or public transport, and you won’t need to pay for their transportation.

Of course, there are quite a lot of tricks regarding how to organise catering and the entertainment programme. Please find just a few valuable examples:

  • Invite student photographers or videographers to work at your ceremony: they charge less than their experienced colleagues. Some students will be eager to work for free, for the sake of the portfolio.
  • If you order the cake, opt for a small one and buy a big sheet cake to supplement it. Maybe your mother or grandmother could bake one for you as a part of their blessing?
  • To save on tablecloths and centerpieces, accommodate your guests at long tables. Use the same table decorations for the ceremony and the reception — just ask the waiters to promptly relocate them.

Think outside of the box and exercise your creativity. Avoid templates and turn your big day into a reflection of your unique lifestyle:

  • If you are good at crafts, create DIY decorations, cake, menu cards, and other items. Or maybe your friends could do it for you as a wedding gift?
  • Purchase flowers that are in season, reuse your ceremony flowers for the cake table and use more greenery. Like this, you’ll also prove that you are eco-conscious!

Fix your agreement with the venue in written form. Make sure that everything that you discussed with the managers verbally is included in the text. Read the document attentively before signing it — especially those lines that are typed in small print. After the contract is signed, please save at least two copies for yourself: in printed and digital format. Try to control your emotions while negotiating with the venue and compiling the contract — we know it might be tricky, but rational planning is the key to the success of the ceremony!

Frequently asked questions about wedding venues in London

  • What is the best wedding venue in London?

    The answer depends on your personal tastes and budget. You can organise a wedding in a pub, a restaurant, a community hall, an art gallery, a warehouse, a nightclub, a marquee in a suburban area — options are nearly countless. The more popular the venue, the more months in advance you need to book it. The best ones might get booked 1 year in advance. For less popular ones, the last deadline is 6 months before the ceremony. In our catalog, you’ll find venues of any style, capacity, and pricing category.

  • How to choose a dream location for a wedding?

    First, make a shortlist of the ones that produced a positive impression on you. Second, choose the ones that offer the best value for money. Before making the final choice, get in touch with all the venues that you consider and talk with their managers. They might offer you some last-minute deals, or individual discounts, or other pleasant perks. Also, it’s a good idea to check people’s honest reviews about a particular venue. You can find plenty of reviews online, in social networks and thematic forums. Pay special attention to negative reviews, if there are any, because overly positive ones might be a part of a paid PR campaign.

  • What do I need to organise for my wedding venue?

    You can select a venue that offers wedding packages — in this case, you won’t need to organise anything. Otherwise, you’ll need to take care of food, drinks, music, performance, decorations, transportation, and maybe also heating for the outside area. When you rent a venue without catering and additional services, professionals call it “dry hire”. Some venues can share with you the contacts of their trusted and credible service providers that will offer you a discount and guarantee top-notch quality of service.

  • Should I organise catering myself or let the venue do it?

    Remember that dry hire is not always cheaper than package hire. Sometimes it’s more expensive to organise the catering yourself — to save on this item of expenditure, opt for finger food or buffet. Ask if the location will allow you to bring your own alcohol and what the corkage fee will be. Compare the prices of all the possible options and make a rational choice.

  • Can you have your ceremony and reception at the same place?

    Yes, you can. But please make sure in advance that the venue has the necessary license. Normally couples would hold the ceremony outdoors, if the weather permits, and the reception indoors. Try to exchange your vows on an elevated platform or in the middle of the dancefloor, so that all the guests can comfortably see you from their tables. Also, book a band or a DJ that can play both at the ceremony and the reception.

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