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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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 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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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 Lucky Club is a cocktail bar-cum-streetwear shop in the heart of Mayfair. Located just inside IMMERSIVE LDN, which is 60 seconds from Bond St tube station, it couldn't be better located for your event, whether it's a corporate drinks party or reception, or a private function for you and your friends. Hire of the space comes with a sound system, and a pair of CDJs if needed. We can re-arrange the furniture, or remove it to suit your event's needs.

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The Tavern Room can host up to 48 seated on a boardroom styled table, or 40 guests on round tables. It is also a suitable room for standing fork buffets and pre-dining drink receptions.


The Marshall of Cambridge is a stunning backdrop for a wedding ceremony or reception. The natural light and Edwardian elegance of the room makes it a special location for the best day of your life.


The private dining rooms situated on level 38 of the iconic Gherkin building offer unforgettable views of the London skyline. Designed with flexibility in mind, whole floor bookings allow for large gatherings of up to 130 guests. Events at The Gherkin are lavishly catered for with bespoke breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that bring to life Searcys' passion for British produce and seasonality. Here, private dining is both refined and secluded, offering a privileged perspective to impress your guests.

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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. Why not get in on the act yourself and hire a reception venue today. If you need a few more options, why not ask one of our friendly venue experts?

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