75 of the Best London Wedding Venues (for 2020)

The Best London Wedding Venues (for 2020)

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London is full of incredible wedding venues and locations to choose from! Here’s a list of London’s most popular wedding venues that should make your wedding planning a bit easier.

Browse the categories that interest you from small and intimate wedding venues to extravagant venues with gorgeous views. There’s something for every occasion and if you have any questions in particular, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

Unusual & Unique London Wedding Venues

 

London’s most unique, alternative, and quirky wedding venues. For those of you planning a wedding that will be a little out of the ordinary, here are a few venues that lean towards the more unconventional and alternative side of London.

 

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is not your typical garden wedding, it’s a world-renowned World Heritage Site that is one of the only botanical wedding venues in London. The classic architecture of Victorian Glasshouses paired with 500 acres of beautiful greenery and flourishing gardens is most definitely a sight to behold!

  • Guests can reach your botanical paradise venue in a quick 30 minute trip from central London.
  • If you are a nature lover, you will be happy to know that funds are used to support their vital plant conservation and scientific research.
  • They offer a variety of venues for between 10 and 400 guests, as well as, overnight accommodation.

>> Have a look at Clare & Russell’s gorgeous, colourful Kew Gardens wedding here

 

The Zetter Townhouse

 

This 13-bedroom Georgian townhouse is an absolute eccentric delight! The two unique hotels at each end of London are a fabulous amalgamation of history and idiosyncratic perks. Perfect as a gorgeous backdrop for a wedding with a unique twist.

  • There are two different venues but, Marylebone is the venue ideal for weddings situated in the heart of the historic Clerkenwell on Seymour Street in East Central London.
  • There is a range of rooms available for hire from a Dining Room to a Games Room.
  • You can opt for exclusive use available for up to 120 guests with overnight accommodation available for those that are out of time.

 

Sunbeam Studios

 

Sunbeam Studios is a distinct blend of Grand Edwardian grace and modern minimalism. A stone throws away from London’s famous Notting Hill, this is the ideal venue for a couple who has got something creative up their sleeve!

  • The opulent architecture and professional-grade lighting make this one-of-a-kind building an inspiring location.
  • Their inclusive packages offer great value for money and a bespoke fine dining menu that is to die for!
  • This venue is spacious enough for large seated receptions and long guest lists.

 

Pop Box

 

Thinking of having your wedding in an upcycled ship container? If that’s not something you’ve considered yet, you might want to because this space is super cool! Set in the heart of Pop Brixton, Pop Box is an unconventional and trendy warehouse that oozes style.

  • Pop Box is known as Brixton’s biggest venue space that can be utilised as an indoor or outdoor venue.
  • External catering and alcohol permitted and there is a seated capacity of 80 people or 200 standing.
  • There is also a fully fitted kitchen available to do self-catering

The Dry Berth at Cutty Shark

 

If upcycled ship containers are not your thing, how about just getting married on a ship? Think romantic Titanic atmosphere meets opulent copper décor. Your guests will definitely be diving into a wedding that is different.

  • This one is totally for the sea-lovers with the Victorian era ship suspended 3 metres above the floor and located on the shore of the Thames.
  • The private dining room can accommodate 260 for dining and 450 for a buffet with a side of history and oceanic glamour.
  • External catering and DJ equipment are permitted at this venue.

The Barbican Centre

The Barbican Center is one of the most unique and unusual venues in London! There’s nothing like an indoor rainforest to make your day memorable.

  • There is a minimum guest requirement of 150 for packages and there is a Garden Room available that can seat up to 220 guests.
  • Not only does this venue feature a tropical oasis but phenomenal views of the city skyline as well, along with exotic fish and lush flora.
  • Wedding breakfast and catering designed and prepared by Searcys, yum!!

Syon Park

Syon Park is an exquisite walled garden venue featuring 200 acres of lush parkland set on the bank of River Thames. Adorned with swaying palm trees and vibrant flowers, a romantic atmosphere is guaranteed at this elegant location.

  • The idyllic setting is perfect for exclusive weddings with a fairy-tale setting
  • Can be hired for evening reception alone.
  • They don’t offer morning or daytime ceremonies so this one is suitable for a late afternoon or evening wedding.
  • There are three venues to choose from: Majestic Great Hall (120 guests), State Dining Room (50 guests), Great Conservatory (50 and 160 guests), The Walled Garden Marquee (larger parties of 200 to 600 seated guests)

 

London Eye

 

If you prefer the view from the top, the London Eye is your spot! A total adventure for your guests and a gorgeous backdrop of the London skyline for your photos.

  • Experience panoramic, magical views of the city 135 metres off the ground in a private glass capsule that can accommodate up to 16 people.
  • This venue is only licensed until 11pm if you are one who prefers to be in bed by midnight…. or a night on the town to add to the adventure.
  • London Eye features packages that include a three-course meal and champagne.

 

ZSL London Zoo

 

For the true animal lovers out there, the London Zoo is a rare escapade that will be just as fun as it is romantic! Your guests will feel welcome to get as wild as they want since they’re not the only ones…

  • The Georgian building showcases majestic grandeur partnered with modern comfort that is lavishly decorated in a neutral palette with floor to ceiling windows.
  • The venue features a fixed bar and rooftop terrace overlooking ocean views.
  • Packages include one-hour zoo access and ceremony set up, if required with capacity for 45-260 seated guests and 300 standing.
  • Profits from your wedding going towards supporting global conservation is the cherry on the top.

 

Most Popular Central London Wedding Venues

 

Some ideal wedding ceremony & reception venues in central London. If you are planning your big day in the heart of London, this list features the best range of venues to choose from for your special occasion!

 

Tower Bridge

 

This iconic venue is endowed with romance! Get married on one of the most symbolic landmarks of London while being surrounded by panoramic views of the city.

  • There are three stunning venue areas available that can seat up to 120 wedding guests or 250 standing.
  • There are event management specialists ready to partner with you to ensure your wedding runs smoothly.
  • Dance the night away with your guests since they are licensed until 1am!

Dartmouth House

 

Right in the heart of Mayfair is a grand mansion featuring elegant interiors, a splendid marble staircase and a private open-air courtyard that is ornate and quintessential.

  • Elegant white-columned rooms with mahogany finishes that cater for up to 150 people seated or 450 standing.
  • There are a variety of spaces available that portray exceptional attention to detail and can accommodate different sized weddings.
  • All-inclusive packages available and overnight accommodation is available.

The Natural History Museum

 

Take a trip to another time on your special day by hosting your wedding at one of London’s most iconic venues. Each room has a uniquely magical atmosphere that is steeped in history and bursting with character!

  • The museum is one of London’s most classic landmarks known for spectacular weddings hosted in unbelievable settings.
  • There are 12 striking and unique galleries available to choose from for both ceremonies and receptions including the Hintze Hall which can seat up to 450 guests, other rooms range in capacity.
  • A plus is there is plenty of car parking available and the Darwin centre courtyard is ideal for outdoor summer ceremonies!

106 Pall Mall

Established in the 19th century and set in South West London, 106 Pall Mall is one of London’s many prestigious and luxurious venues featuring magnificent sweeping staircase and elegant chandeliers.

  • This stunning Venetian-style members club is surrounded by pristine Carlton Gardens and presents multiple spaces available to hire.
  • There is a large capacity that allows for up to 1,500 standing and from 50 to 250 seated.
  • Overnight accommodation is available and they offer a marquee if needed.

Banqueting House

Found in the heart of London is one of the city’s most timeless venues showcasing majestic grandeur, regal architecture and first-class service. If you are on the hunt for a space that is glamorous, this might just be it!

  • The building was designed by the legendary architect, Inigo Jones, and features original ceiling paintings.
  • There are two spaces, The Main Hall is entered through a remarkable staircase and seats up to 300 guests for dinner and dancing and The Undercroft is a dramatic room ideal for entertainment welcoming up to 380 guests for a drinks reception.
  • The rooms are available for hire from 1pm onwards and all-day hire available on Thursdays only.

Spring Restaurant

Located in the institution of Somerset House, Spring Restaurant is a restored 19th-century drawing room that now serves as a picturesque space with high ceilings and lots of light.

  • Ideal space for a relaxed atmosphere enhanced with an elegant and charming setting.
  • The venue offers catering for smaller weddings of up to 36 guests in their Garden and larger weddings up to 116 guests in the Main Dining Room.
  • They take great pride in carefully crafted meals that are made to go straight to the heart.

The Foundling Museum

Situated in Bloomsbury, central London, this museum is a Georgian-style oasis from the city. The elegant and intricate details create a classically romantic setting.

  • The historic 18th-century interiors are tastefully paired with an artistic flair and complemented by elegant high windows and antique finishes.
  • The venue is suitable for both small and large weddings, with four rooms available to seat 40-100 guests or 250 in the whole museum.

London’s Top Restaurant Wedding Venues

A few local favourites for restaurant & pub weddings. Planning a restaurant wedding is becoming more and more popular! Why? Because there are some stunning restaurant venues in London that are affordable, intimate, and personal- take a look at a few of the venues that make it to the top of the list.

 

The Crooked Well

This restaurant flaunts a modern-vintage vibe with Boho interiors. The classic, modest venue is known for serving flavoursome urban-rustic food.

  • This venue is perfect for a cosy city wedding with hearty, British food served family-style.
  • It’s a quick 5-minute walk from Peckham Registry Office and St Giles Church and can seat up to 70 guests or 100 guests standing.
  • They offer to do your decor for you and the food is not overly priced with great staff service.
  • Corkage is permitted if you prefer to bring your own!

The Refinery, Bankside

Located in the iconic Blue Fin building, the retro-chic vintage flair in this space is intriguingly complemented by a quirky and contemporary industrial setting.

  • Just around the corner from River Thames and Tate Modern, you will find this restaurant displaying a sophisticated jazz atmosphere with an impressive organic menu.
  • The restaurant has a capacity of 200 seated guests and 550 standing.
  • There is a complimentary food and drink tastings to decide on the menu, yum!

The Library at The Chesterfield Mayfair

Indulge in the rich oak and mahogany décor this classic charming venue has to offer. The traditional comfort and great hospitality make this a faithful option to rely on.

  • This venue offers complimentary room hire for the ceremony if the venue has been hired for the reception. There is an elegant Bridal Suite that is also included at no extra cost if the venue is hired for the reception (T&C: minimum of 50 guests attending)
  • There are two rooms available, The Library accommodates up to 30 people, and The Royal Suite accommodates up to 100 people.
  • There is accommodation available for guests and a halal catering option can be requested too.

SMITHS of Smithfield

This modern British dining room opens onto a terrace with gorgeous panoramic views of London’s iconic landmarks. The four-storey building can be found in the heart of the city featuring a trendy and airy atmosphere.

  • This venue is known for their culinary experience and they offer to handle all aspects of wedding planning.
  • There is a sommelier at your service and their midnight curfew is negotiable.
  • There are three different spaces including Death and Victory Cocktail Bar: 80 Standing (or perfect for a smaller intimate reception for up to 40 seated), The Grill Restaurant: 130 Seated or 250 Standing, and the Restaurant Terrace: 100 Seated for the Wedding Ceremony, 80 Seated for a Reception or 200 Standing.
  • It is also possible to hire more than one flour for up to 600 standing guests for larger weddings.

Cinnamon Kitchen

A unique and stunning venue that exhibits modern yet classic interiors with a beautiful upper terrace overlooking Devonshire Square.

  • This award-winning Indian restaurant is known for bold flavours and feasts, and can accommodate anywhere from 16 to 250 guests.
  • There is a glass canape that can be used on the terrace making this venue perfect for all weather. Otherwise, additional spaces equally as nice are available to choose from.
  • Venue hire includes a 3-course meal and superb restaurant service but just note that no smoking is permitted on the terrace.

Skylon

Located on the iconic Royal Festival Hall, Skylon is ideal for a sophisticated atmosphere. The refined space pairs modern characteristics with a beautiful view of River Thames and the London Skyline.

  • Enjoy gorgeous aesthetics of copper chandeliers and floor to ceiling windows that make this the perfect spot for a stylish couple after urban-sophistication.
  • The venue offers decor to photography and the space can accommodate 60 to 500 guests.
  • Menus can be designed to tailor couples wishes but note that they don’t offer wedding cakes.

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

For fine-dining cuisine in a lavish and idiosyncratic setting, consider this glamorous space. Elegantly suited for intimate weddings that would like a vintage botanical flair.

  • The vibrant floral artwork and rich palette of colours is a gorgeous backdrop for a unique gathering.
  • There is one long table that can seat 30 or 24 on three round tables of 8.
  • The reception has capacity for 50 people and custom menu options accompanied with attention-to-detail service can be expected.

County Arms

This contemporary community pub on the edge of Wandsworth Common mixies modern pub-style with Victorian charm.

  • The atmosphere involves open fires and sunlit gardens with a seasonal British menu that features unusual twists on classic dishes.
  • There are two rooms: The Belvedere Conservatory: 120 seated for dining, or 160 standing, and The Trinity Room: 45 seated for dining, 60 standing.

 

Intimate London Wedding Venues

 

A list of the top small, intimate, and sometimes even teeny wedding venues. If you are planning a wedding in London that is a bit more on the intimate side, then here is a list of the top 10 venues that are the perfect small-scale locations for your big day!

Located in South West London, this unusual and characteristic venue is a quick 5-minute walk from Earl’s Court Station.

  • The space greets you with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and you’ll be happy to know that venue fees are put towards their community dining project and driving charity.
  • You can source own suppliers or they will cater for everything and the venue can accommodate 60-80 guests seated.
  • They have a BYOB policy but temporary licenses can be arranged if needed.

The Prince Albert

Think pub meets palace for this quaint South London venue that features refined interiors with a rustic feel and trendy twist.

  • This spot has a pleasant and traditional charm to it that will make you feel right at home.
  • It can accommodate up to 80 guests standing and 50 seated.
  • They have an impressively large wine selection for those who love their fermented grapes!

Brook Kingston Lodge Hotel

Right next to beautiful Richmond Park, this hotel is a grand building featuring modern spaces that are perfect for something close-knit. Opt to enjoy a summer wedding on their elegant courtyard during warmer weather.

  • This boutique venue has a classical flair and graceful finishes.
  • Guests will be welcomed with a warm and comfortable atmosphere including fireplaces in the private garden.
  • Conveniently located near Norbiton Station on London’s West End.
  • Only 100 guests can be accommodated and special guest accommodation rates are offered for weddings.

The Bull & Gate

 

This Victorian-styled pub is positioned in a trendy part of London and presents you with a cosy ambience perfect for a private wedding.

  • The dining room can seat up to 80 guests and the Boulogne room can seat up to 35 for something more intimate.
  • There is a private cocktail bar upstairs that can be utilised if needed.
  • Huge bonus- pets are welcome at this venue!

Dining Room at The White Swan

 

The large windows, neutral palette and wooden touches make this spot an interior merging of classic contemporary and sophisticated style.

  • It’s the ideal photographic backdrop thanks to the impeccable interiors.
  • The dedicated wedding coordinator is there to take care of the details.
  • They have a capacity for up to 70 guests.

Burgh House & Hampstead Museum

Built in the 1700s, this quaint historic house is located a stone throw away from Heath and is the perfect mix of country charm with a city atmosphere.

  • They have the capacity to cater for a simple champagne reception or something more extravagant.
  • For bookings that are hosting less than 20 guests, a minimum 3-hour booking is required.
  • The space can accommodate up to 70 guests.

Camberwell Arms

The minimalistic and contemporary interiors set at one of the finest culinary destinations south of the river offers an open, light-filled and airy upstairs dining room overlooking iconic Church Street.

  • Up to 30 guests seated and 60 standing can be accommodated.
  • They offer bespoke feasting menus along with buffet options.
  • Great spot for a good party since they are legally licensed to dance the night away until 2am!

Dukes Hotel

This stylish location has been made for intimate affairs with ravishing and classically British high-class interiors.

  • Luxurious accommodation is available for an overnight occasion.
  • There is a personal wedding planner available to make sure your day goes smoothly.
  • The venue can accommodate up to 60 guests.

South London Wedding Reception Venues

The best south London wedding ceremony & reception venues. If you’re planning to have your wedding on the other side of the Thames, there’s quite a diverse array of venues to choose from, whether it’s something intimate or outdoors you’re looking for! Here are the top wedding venues you should check out in South London.

Devonport House Weddings

This Georgian red-brick house paired with tall white columns and an elegant aura is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a stunning lawn available for summer receptions.

  • It’s only a short 20-minute travel from central London and a 5-minute stroll from Greenwich station.
  • There are a number of wedding spaces on offer from the oak-panelled Churchill Room to the contemporary Westminster Suite.
  • Comfortable accommodation is available for guests who would like to stay the night.

The Oratory

The Oratory is one of London’s most intimate and historic chapels showcasing exquisite, contemporary colonial-style construction.

  • The environment is pleasantly romantic and private overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens.
  • There is in-house catering available and the alcohol license ends at midnight.

 

47/49 TANNER STREET

This stunning industrial warehouse located near the Congestion Charge zone, only a 10-minute walk from London Bridge.

  • There is on-site parking for up to 18 cars and 4 main indoor spaces along with 2 outdoor spaces that can be hired separately or all together.
  • They only take bookings 3 months in advance or less and they can accommodate up to 500 guests standing.
  • Not one for the late-nighters since the event is required to wrap-up by 10:30pm on weekends and 10pm during the week.

 

Addington Palace

The elegant Georgian architecture of this palace has a fresh, modern uplift and was the historical site of Henry VIII’s hunting grounds once upon a time!

  • There are two beautiful venues to choose from: The Main House & The Royal Pavilion.
  • The best part about this breathtaking destination is that it makes you feel miles away from London
  • There are 163 acres of pristine grounds offered as a spacious car park for your guests and there are luxury self-catering cottages available for accommodation
  • The Great Hall accommodates up to 200 for a ceremony and 150 seated and The Royal Pavilion can cater for up to 650 guests

Le Gothique

A landmark known as being London’s first genuine gastropub that opened in 1987, this building is seeping with history featuring turrets, spires and towers!

  • The venue boasts crisp outdoor lawns and a secret indoor garden, not to mention the outside areas have retractable covers so all-weather is welcomed.
  • The space can accommodate 100 seated or 150 standing
  • There is a midnight curfew and a wedding team at your service until then!

OXO2

Located on South Bank showcasing iconic views of the London skyline and River Thames, this contemporary-chic riverside venue features floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony.

  • The venue can accommodate from 50 – 220 seated guests.
  • It is the perfect backdrop for wedding photography with stunning scenery to take advantage of!
  • The spaces are gallery-style so well-suited for personal decor undertakings and external catering along with corkage is permitted.

Queen’s House

A regal, unique, and sophisticated 17th-century architectural masterpiece, known as Queen Anne’s ‘House of Delight’.

  • Delight in the surrounding manicured lawns and royal beauty of this grand environment.
  • There are three stunning different spaces which can host 40-120 seated guests.
  • Located in the neighbourhood of Greenwich Park.

 

The Trafalgar Tavern

A grandeur setting on the riverbanks of Thames offering stunning views of London, these nautical-themed interiors spoil guests large windows, exquisite chandeliers and luxurious wooden floors.

  • The flexible space accommodates 200 seated guests and 350 standing.
  • There are lush views of river scenery make that make for a dreamy backdrop.
  • There are course menus and hot and cold buffet options available.

 

London’s Best Small Wedding Venues

A list of venues perfect for an intimate wedding. For a humble celebration that is intimate and close, here are some smaller wedding venues in London that are ideal for planning a wedding that is a little more on the personal side!

 

Searcys at The Gherkin

Picture a beautifully structured glass dome roof with panoramic views of the city and secluded spaces of modern and sophisticated interiors.

  • This elegant venue can accommodate up to 140 seated guests.
  • Enjoy a true culinary feast with world-class dining inhouse! If you would like to source your own caterers, check with them which approved caterers they allow.
  • Your dancefloor curfew ends at 11pm.

Sir John Soane’s Museum

This curious building is full of antiques, sculptures and paintings of the late Sir John Soane. It’s perfect for those looking for a more quirky and slightly eccentric atmosphere.

  • The Library-Dining Room accommodates 30 seated guests and The Yellow Drawing Room accommodates up to 85 standing guests.
  • Enjoy having the museum’s inspiring collection as part of your wedding environment.

 

The Temple at Andaz London Hotel

The Temple spoils people with surreal surroundings and a magnificent spiral staircase. Their regal interiors showcase marble finishes, gold details and mysterious ancient scripture.

  • This historic venue dates back to 1884 and is a modern Victorian masterpiece!
  • There is in-house catering available and corkage is not permitted, however, alcohol is sold at the venue.
  • Dance the night away until your midnight curfew.

The Britannia

Kensington’s hidden gem is teeming with history! This simple pub features stunning private rooms that are small and cosy.

  • They have an awesome, traditional British atmosphere with a stylish spin.
  • There is dining capacity for up to 40 guests.
  • Corkage permitted, and so are pets- how cool!

 

The Milestone Hotel

Ideally located near Kensington Palace and Gardens, this hotel is home to Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge and known for their personal touch and meticulous attention to detail.

  • The fine Victorian architecture paired with elegant interiors creates a romantic ambience flourishing with a prestigious history
  • The venue accommodates 4 to 30 guests and accommodation is, of course, available for guests should they choose.
  • Their curfew is at midnight.

The Canonbury Tavern

An urban-chic pub garden found in Islington and conveniently situated a short walking distance from Islington Town Hall.

  • This beautiful and historic building pours onto magnificent gardens where you can enjoy an alfresco wedding reception or take advantage of the gorgeous patio.
  • It’s a bit of a city paradise and is topped off with renowned and bespoke culinary experiences.
  • Their Private Blue Room accommodates up to 40 people seated and 70 standing.

 

The Petersham Hotel

A magical riverview setting surrounded by meadows and adorned with interiors of contemporary botanicals and cosy-chic finishes.

  • There is accommodation of 58 bedrooms available and dining capacity for 30 people.
  • They have a unique cellar setting dance floor for up to 50 people, how fun!
  • The in-house team is available to assist with organising, if needed.

Garden Wedding Venues In London

Here are the best venues for an outdoor wedding in London. If you’re planning an al fresco wedding that allows you to enjoy the fresh air and some stunning outdoor scenery, here are the top ten wedding venues with gardens in London that are just perfect for a summer or spring wedding!

Hill Garden & Pergola

Located in the lovely Hampstead Heath, this is one of London’s best-kept secrets. Say your vows immersed in natural surroundings abundant with floral beauty and fragrances.

  • Take note that wedding photography in these gardens requires a license.
  • The space is available for ceremonies to be booked between 10am and 3pm.
  • There is a parking permit for 20 vehicles available, however, there is an additional cost for additional permits required.
  • There is a guest capacity of 120 people and a garden tour can be arranged as entertainment for your guests while you take photos.

Gallery Gardens at Dulwich Picture Gallery

One of the oldest yet most contemporary galleries, with a collection of fine art and an intimate atmosphere topped off with stunning landscapes of lush gardens.

  • This is an exclusive and peaceful retreat from the City with 200 years of history setting the perfect stage for your wedding photos.
  • It’s a quick 10-minute walk from two major train lines located in Dulwich Village.
  • The space can accommodate up to 120 guests.Read our COMPLETE guide to getting married at Dulwich Picture Gallery.

London Wetland Centre

Indulge your guests in a scenic experience of lakes, pools, meadows and gardens, along with plenty of wildlife! This rural setting creates a natural and organic atmosphere for those looking for something a bit more rustic.

  • This stunning countryside venue is only 10-minutes from Hammersmith.
  • The capacity depends on your type of wedding, a wedding breakfast allows for up to 110 guests. Or, the standing buffet reception and evening reception allow up to 165 guests.
  • There are a number of spaces to choose from along with free on-site car parking and free entry to the reserve.

Stationers Hall and Garden

History and tradition are the essences of this venue! Situated near St. Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London, the church spills out onto the garden which is flourishing with seasonal plants and flowers.

  • Fairy lights and lanterns dotted around the garden create the perfect atmosphere for a stunning evening in the magical garden dancing under the stars.
  • They have a capacity for 140 people for a church ceremony and 120 guests in the Court Room or 200 in the Main Hall for civil ceremonies.
  • All religions can be catered for and there is a catering and event team available.

Chiswick House and Gardens

A garden of great grandeur set in West London. This conservatory allows for the essence of an outdoor wedding with the convenience of an indoor ceremony.

  • There are three venues, the Chiswick House allows for 90 ceremony guests and 80 seated dinner guests.
  • The Conservatory allows for 100 ceremony guests and 24 seated dinner guests.
  • The Burlington Pavilion allows for 220 standing reception guests and between 40 and 220 seated dinner guests.
  • Dedicated event coordinators are available to help you achieve your dream wedding.

Whole Venue

Situated on Bloomsbury Square, this is the perfect spot for airy outdoor receptions with three separate and unique event spaces available.

  • Venue hire includes exclusive access with their in-house state of the art sound and lighting system.
  • A Wedding Coordinator will be on board to make sure your day is seamless.
  • Corkage is permitted and the curfew is only at 3am, sounds like a good party to me!

The Cloister Garden

This oasis of greenery and fragrant flowers is located in Clerkenwell but secluded from the city as its own private sanctuary.

  • Situated at The Museum of the Order of Saint John so you get stunning gardens with a side of history!
  • There is a capacity for 150 guests at this venue.

Grange White Hotel

Found in the heart of Bloomsbury, this South London space is bursting with charm and summer vibes!

  • The Garden Suite is perfect for intimate and relaxed weddings
  • The setting features elegantly manicured gardens and traditional buildings.
  • There is a total capacity of 120 people available.

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London Wedding Ceremony Venues

 

Central London’s Venues Licensed for Ceremonies. Whether you’re planning a wedding of extravagance or something more intimate, this list is a great place to start. Browse the best wedding ceremony venues in London, all licensed to perform marriages and civil partnerships for your big (or small) day!

Fenchurch

This Victorian venue features a classic atmosphere and graceful finishes of high ceilings, gentle lights and white arches that make up the perfect recipe for a romantic ambience.

  • The décor is a portrayal of a 21st-century modern masterpiece with plenty of natural light sweeping through the space.
  • The venue can accommodate up to 60 guests seated and 100 standing.
  • The curfew is at 11pm and no external catering or corkage is permitted, however, in-house catering is available.

Banking Hall

Rich with heritage and tall marble columns, this immaculate traditional building will undoubtedly wow your guests.

  • Wedding coordinators are available to assist you with your planning.
  • The space can accommodate 120 seated guests and 280 standing.
  • The curfew is at midnight.

Nonsuch Mansion

Surrounded by gorgeous meadows, this British venue features a modern approach to a Tudor Gothic style Mansion that is seeping with a history dating back to Henry VIII!

  • The venue features huge and dreamy bay windows that overlook a glorious garden.
  • The balmy outdoor atmosphere is ideal for an al fresco summer reception.
  • Be treated by Michelin star trained internal catering with a capacity of 200 for buffet style dining. External catering is also permitted.

 

Strawberry Hill House Weddings

Situated in South West London, the glamorous Gothic villa and towers are accompanied by glorious sweeping gardens and white exteriors that are crisp and light.

  • The intimate spaces overlooking the grandeur of the gardens offer a capacity for 40-100 seated guests
  • Their Gallery Room and The Round Room are available for hire separately or together.
  • Located only a few short minutes from central London.

Shoreditch Studios

Situated in East London, only a short walk from Shoreditch High Street, this unconventional wedding venue is the ideal spot for an alternative couple after a more industrial atmosphere.

  • The space features exposed Victorian brickwork, stunning white infinity coves, high ceilings, a mezzanine lounge and a large courtyard.
  • There is a capacity for 170 guests at a civil ceremony.
  • The venue is partnered with trusted suppliers so no corkage or external buyout is required.

 

Banqueting House

Found in the heart of London is one of the city’s most timeless venues showcasing majestic grandeur, regal architecture and first-class service. If you are on the hunt for a space that is glamorous, this might just be it!

  • The building was designed by the legendary architect, Inigo Jones, and features original ceiling paintings.
  • There are two spaces, The Main Hall is entered through a remarkable staircase and seats up to 300 guests for dinner and dancing and The Undercroft is a dramatic room ideal for entertainment welcoming up to 380 guests for a drinks reception.
  • The rooms are available for hire from 1pm onwards and all-day hire available on Thursdays only.

London Wedding Venues With a View

A list of the best wedding venue views you’ll find in London. If you are planning a wedding in London and a view is at the top of your list of must-haves, then you are in the right place! Take a look at these top 8 wedding venues that are guaranteed to spoil you with sensational scenery and the best views.

The Shard

This venue is known for exclusive service and their refined and opulent interiors, featuring floor to ceiling windows that showcase River Thames and surreal views of London city.

  • The venue can host 140 seated guests, otherwise, there is an intimate room for a reception of up to 20 guests that can also be utilised.
  • They have a dedicated events team on hand to take care of the details.
  • They also offer a bespoke menu that can be tailor-made for you.

SkyLoft and Altitude 360 at Millbank Tower

The London skyscraper offers magnificent views of River Thames and London at a quirky venue that is distinct for its touch of eccentricity.

  • A beautiful blend of grace and glamour, from exposed brickwork to reclaimed wooden flooring.
  • Minimalist decor allows you to direct the theme for your wedding.
  • Innovative cocktails and culinary mastery available for in-house catering. Did someone say a signature cocktail for the couple?

The Horn of Plenty

This quaint and tasteful country house is surrounded by thriving and vibrant landscapes of gardens and mountainous ranges that transport you to a secluded oasis away from the city.

  • Luxury rooms and bespoke catering provided and corkage is permitted.
  • Pet friendly and firework friendly (unless you brought any pets)
  • The venue can accommodate up to 90 guests and there are 16 rooms available for guest accommodation.

 

The Boundary Project

A breathtakingly beautiful venue situated on Redchurch Street in Shoreditch in East London and set in a Victorian warehouse with minimalistic and stylish interiors.

  • The Boundary Rooftop boasts sweeping views of the city that seem unending and has capacity for 76 seated guests or 150 standing.
  • Inhouse catering provided and 17 rooms are available for guest accommodation.
  • The venue also features a delightful grocery, bakery and deli.

 

ARE YOU READY TO TALK ABOUT YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY?

If you want to talk through someone about your wedding day, chat through how many hours of coverage would be right for you, supplier recommendations and you’re interested in a creative documentary approach to your wedding photography – I would love to chat to you.