Reception Venues in Central London

From reception venues for weddings, corporate events, or simply big parties, our Central London reception venues have got you sorted.

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The Museum Galleries provide a fascinating event space, surrounded by the backdrop of the museum collection. The Galleries can host sit-down dinners for both corporate and private events, or up to 500 people for a cocktail reception. The pricing is for 630-930pm with additional hours at £1000 each and events can go on until 2am.


The newly refurbished Princess Alexandra Hall is complete with integrated audio-visual facilities, superb acoustics, and is fully air conditioned. Princess Alexandra Hall is ideal for conferences, concerts and presentations. By night the room has an impressive deep blue lighting which sets the atmosphere for fine dining, dancing, a cocktail reception, birthday or wedding reception. Dining price is based on a seated 2 or 3 course meal only.


There are few spots of the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin. Facing west on level 39 of The Gherkin is the Helix Restaurant, capturing arguably London's most beautiful sunsets. Once guests climb the sleek granite staircase, the Iris Bar at the very top of The Gherkin opens up to offer breath-taking 360-degree views. Exclusive hire of Helix and Iris is ideal for business breakfasts, drinks receptions and celebratory events of up to 260 guests.


The Century Club Roof Terrace is the largest in Soho, it has a fully retractable glass roof making it the perfect space for the unpredictable British weather. Accommodating up to 180 people, the Roof Terrace is a truly fantastic space, complete with a large bar, the Roof Terrace is an ideal spot for drinking, dining or dancing. Looking for a smaller drinks reception? The roof is also available to hire semi-privately.


One of London's last remaining Livery halls, Stationer's was built in 1673. The Hall comprises three imposing rooms that combine to make the perfect events and conference venue. The Livery Hall is the largest space and has opulent stained glass windows with give an impressive ombiance. The Court Room is fabulously elegant and ideal for breakout sessions. The Stock Room joins the two larger spaces and is often used for dancing or drinks.


The private dining room at the National Portrait Gallery has a dramatic panoramic window looking down Whitehall taking in Nelson’s column and the London Eye. A stunning setting in which to entertain.


Old Bengal Bar allows for both inside and outdoor seating. During the summer months, the outside terrace is a great place to have receptions. Allows for a maximum capacity of 90 guests inside, but there is also space ouside for up to 40 guests.


The Great Hall is a truly spectacular space for a wedding offering both natural light and stunning period features. Located on the first floor of this award-winning, Grade II listed Westminster wedding venue, it boasts oak floors, seven floor-to-ceiling windows and 13 metre high ceilings adorned with marble and ornate gold leaf. Guests will gaze up in amazement as they dine and dance beneath The Great Hall's jaw-dropping painted ceiling and two exquisite crystal chandeliers.

RSA House West End

The Great Room offers couples to marry in historic splendor. Whether it be their wedding ceremony, drink reception or wedding breakfast, this room can accommodate every aspect of the wedding day. The original James Berry mural offers an impressive setting for every wedding. We can host a ceremony or drink reception for up to 200 guests, or wedding breakfast for 140 guests,


One of London’s most beautiful locations on Park Lane with a superb, private terrace it is a wonderful wedding venue. The Edwardian elegance and style of the town house makes it a perfect setting for your special day. No.4 Hamilton Place offers an array of ornate and spacious rooms for a ceremony, wedding breakfast, reception or party in a perfect location; Mayfair, central London.


The top of The Gherkin is a setting fit for the most memorable wedding celebration. Whether you are looking for the most fanciful of ceremonies or a more personal moment for you and your family, The Gherkin's sky-high spaces and intimate private rooms allow for just the type of celebration you have always imaged.

Anomalous Space Angel, Islington

Anomalous Space is the perfect alternative to your standard business venue. Located within a charming Georgian townhouse in Islington London, our unique and homely space has step free-access (A_SPACE), off-street loading, super fast wifi and is powered by Green energy. With two distinct rooms available, both with audio visual equipment and a range of seating options, our venue is perfectly suited to workshops, meetings, presentations, training sessions, team building activities or focus groups.

About Reception Venues


London's friendly folk love nothing more than to receive guests, who love nothing more than sipping on bubbles and nibbling on canapés. Just as well, then, that there are so many drinks reception venues in London in which to exercise that welcoming spirit.

We've listed the best reception venues in Central London to save you time on your venue hunt. So, whether you're looking to hire an event space for 200 people or a reception venue for 1,000, you're sure to find just what you're looking for. Why not have a browse and hire your perfect Central London reception venue today? If you need a few more options, simply ask one of our friendly venue experts.

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