Reception Venues in London

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Light, ornate and elegant, with fine bow windows at each end and a west facing terrace overlooking Hyde Park with an anteroom if needed.

Somerset House Covent Garden

The Portico Rooms can host a wide variety of events, from parties to meetings to private dinners. Why not end the day with some well deserved celebratory drinks?


The Ballroom is perfect for glamorous events. Described by English Heritage as 'the grandest example of a Victorian ballroom in existence'.


The Great Hall is our largest and most flexible space. This white-walled blank canvas with high ceilings, natural daylight (blackout optional), fully integrated AV and high speed internet is suitable for all corporate and private functions, from conferences, seminars, live streamed presentation and IT training to fashion shows, product launches or a glamorous wedding reception, cocktail party or Bar Mitzvah. The ceiling trusses can accommodate additional lighting or a rig for aerial performance.

OXO2 South Bank

Looking for a London Reception venue?OXO2 is absolutely ideal for a wide range of wonderful events for up to 480 standing or 200 seated.


Perfect for awards dinner, charity fundraisers and gala evenings this impressive venue close to London Bridge and the City offers the most impressive backdrop.


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.

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,


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.


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 elegantly furnished Writing Room is a beautifully proportioned and intimate setting for smaller lunches, dinners or receptions. Hung with famous paintings of cricketing scenes, it offers excellent views of the Ground from the north end of the Pavilion.

Museum of London City of London

The Gallery Rooms showcase London's diverse history with a variety of unique spaces and collections. They represent a unique backdrop and feature inspiring, award-winning collections which can complement and enhance a variety of parties, corporate events, award ceremonies and special celebrations. The galleries can be hired individually or all together. If additional space is required, the Entrance Hall and Sackler Hall can be hired alongside the Gallery Rooms to accommodate up to 1000 people.

About Reception Venues


London is one of the greatest business hubs in Europe. But as hard as Londoners work, everyone needs a day out of the office every now and again.

What better way to keep your team refreshed and motivated than a day packed with team bonding activities? To help you out, we've listed the best indoor team building venues in London - guaranteed to keep your corporate away day running smoothly whatever the weather.

So, whether you're stuck for ideas or you just want a space inside to work through some exercises and games, these brilliant away day venues have got you covered.

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