Venues in East London

Known for its creativity and industrial architecture, East London is home to some of the best unusual event venues in London, for all budgets.

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This outstanding location is composed of an industrial space with high ceilings, on-site catering facilities, and offices. The Interior industrial space is complemented by a long outdoor courtyard overlooking the canal. This blank canvas space is perfect for Pop Up events, brand launches, Christmas and Summer parties. The venue is versatile and can be tailored to suit the need of any event. With a substantial onsite carpark and loading areas to accommodate large production setups.


Floor 2, the Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, is a chic and unique industrial-style space, reflecting the architectural structure of the Olympic stadium, which it directly faces. The space is adaptable and has been used for private dinners for 30 people, award dinners for 350, to cocktail parties for almost 1000 people. Floor 2 has a large reception area with beautifully appointed and artistic cloakrooms. Other features include a large roof terrace (135 sq m) with prime views over the Olympic Park


A great space for cocktail parties and dinners, the room can accommodate up to 80 for dinner and up to 200 for a standing reception. Our caterer can suggest menus for any event, or put together a bespoke package perfect for the occasion.


The Private room is located in the basement of The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch and is perfect for a party! You'll find a fully stocked bar, front room feel furniture, an in House casual catering option and many options for curating the perfect soundtrack to your evening, including a device hookup and an equipped DJ booth to use as you please. The space is perfect for parties with a capacity of 40-120 guests.


Located on the first floors with views across the City of London, The Forge is a sophisticated venue perfect for dinners, receptions, special events and Christmas parties. The room showcases an unpolished yet refined aesthetic with feature lighting, beautifully upholstered furnishings and floor top ceiling windows.

Rich Mix East End

This blank canvas space also lends itself to be transformed in to a party venue or for live performance events. The Studio is fully equipped with an audio visual mixing booth, theatre lighting rig, projection facilities and backstage dressing area. product launches / meetings / exhibitions / conference / theatre / filming location / seated dinners / private events / blank canvas / award ceremonies / press


The White Studio benefits from fantastic natural light, making it ideal for all types of day events. A cobbled street outside offers character and provides an alternative entrance to the studio. The white cove stage is perfect for product launches, live performances, presentations and pop-up dining or retail experiences.

HotBox London Spitalfields

This modern drinking den, situated in the basement beneath award winning BBQ restaurant HotBox, was previously home to a famous street art gallery. Perfect for birthday parties, receptions and a unique private dining experience, 46 & Mercy is versatile and impressive for any occasion.


The Apartment at The Hoxton, Shoreditch offers a creative workshop, conference or meeting space that is bound to stir the creative juices within your team and lead to a memorable and productive day. It can be hired out exclusively for larger groups, product launches, fashion brands and when you need a bit more elbow room. Make yourself at home and raid the Pantry stocked full of free drinks and goodies, whilst relaxing or getting some work done in the six individually designed rooms. Alternatively, make use of the whole apartment for a standing event up to 250 guests.


Shoreditch Platform can be hired for cocktail parties, private parties, Christmas parties, corporate events, conferences, talks, meetups, and exhibitions. Our moto is flexibility: request a service to make your event the way you want it, we'll make it happen.


The whole venue can be hired for all kinds of unique events. Whether for corporate functions, product launches or private parties Looking Glass provides an excellent backdrop with two bars, sound system and mesmerizing cocktails.


Light and airy events space, ideal for conferences, press launches, private parties and corporate events. The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a distinctive emblem of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and available to privatize for breakfast meetings and evening events with amazing views throughout London.

Venues FAQs


What are the quirkiest event venues in East London?

East London is the home of the creative and quirky. Some of our favourite quirky venues in East London include Trapeze Bar, Nightjar, Ballie Ballerson and The Looking Glass cocktail club.


What are some conference venues in Shoreditch?

Great venue options for conferences in Shoreditch include White Rabbit, The Nobu Hotel, Rich Mix and The Trampery.


How much does it cost to host a conference?

The cost of hosting a conference varies, depending on the venue and what needs to be included in the package. An average cost per person for a full day conference with catering in London would be around £65pp


What are some venues in Shoreditch to host a party?

Some of the coolest venues to host a party in Shoreditch include Kachette, Zigfrid Von Underbelly, Dinerama and Floripa.

About Venues


East London has attracted the city's most creative minds for over a decade, and the venues have sprung up to match the clientèle. The events venues for hire in East London are affordable, quirky and offer distinct character, a good basis for any memorable occasion.

Choose from bars, restaurants, event spaces, private dining rooms and hotels - East London has it all, and so do we! So it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for Hipster capital of London, Shoreditch, Hoxton or Haggerston, we’ve got you covered. Or even if you’re looking for something further east like the Royal Victoria Docks or Stratford, if it’s in East London we’ve got you covered, and we’ve made this list of our favourite East London venues for events.

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