Venues on The Thames in London

Throw an event to remember in London with a view of the Thames or even a ride on it! We've compiled a list of our top venues on the Thames here.

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The main event space within the National Maritime Museum is the 'Great Map' spanned by a glass roof and ideal for corporate receptions, award ceremonies and networking, whether a formal seated meal or a relax standing bowl food event this space can accommodate 500 seated or 1000 standing. As part of the experience guest can take the opportunity to add on visits to the inspiring galleries which adds that museum experience to the visit.

OXO2 South Bank

OXO2 is absolutely ideal for a wide range of wonderful events for up to 480 standing or 200 seated for dinner, including parties, product launches, dinners and fashion shows! Drinks and dinner are provided by their award winning caterers and every event comes complete with the spectacular sight of OXO2's unique panoramic view across London and the Thames. Dry hire is also possible .

HMS Belfast London Bridge

This great little area of the Ship offers a truly unique opportunity for you and a group of up to 19 others to have an intimate dinner in one of the most authentic spaces onboard.

Cutty Sark Greenwich

Ideal for memorable and one of a kind summer parties. Perfect location for standing drinks receptions and bowl food receptions for up to 100. Situated on the bank of the mighty Thames Cutty Sark's Weather Deck provides incredible views over London and Canary Wharf

Our main foyer is filled with light and boasts stunning views of the Thames and Tower Bridge. With our iconic lampshades hung through there's always the perfect photo opportunity. It fits 400 people comfortably and is a great space for fundraisers, corporate events, product launches and award ceremonies (morning and afternoon only if a show is on). Our catering can be provided by Michelin Star St.JOHN.

Tamesis Dock Vauxhall/ South bank

The Lower Deck, offering high ceilings and fantastic views of Parliament, may be privately hired for events until 1am. The Lower Deck has a capacity of 100 but you may invite 150+ as you still have access to the rest of the vessel which has a kitchen and a fully stocked bar. Alternatively should you have a generous budget you could opt for the Lower Deck plus the West-Facing Deck or Outside Stage Deck. Hire fees for the Lower deck start from £100 Minimum spends for the Lower Deck start from £1000 Please note hire fees and minimum spends change depending on the day/time of your event.

RSA House West End

One of London’s best kept secrets, the historic Durham was the original trade tunnel channelling its way underneath RSA House all the way down to the Thames. The space is ideal for product launches, presentations and press briefings.

Cutty Sark Greenwich

Ideal for post ceremony drinks receptions and provides an incredibly breathtakingly backdrop for photography. provides stunning views over the Thames. One of the most iconic reception areas in London.

HQS Wellington Westminster

The Committee Room, situated on the upper deck of the ship, comfortably seats 16 people boardroom style. Panelled in light oak, it commands extensive views over the river Thames and the Embankment.

The Oyster Shed City of London

A wedding on the River Thames, what could be more perfect! This beautiful riverside venue is available for exclusive hire at the weekends and can host up to 140 guests for a stunning reception. With floor to ceiling windows, the views of The Shard are breathtaking.

Landing Forty Two is London’s highest dedicated event space. Popularly known as “The Cheesegrater”, the Building’s 42nd floor offers panoramic views of the Thames and the City skyline. The venue offers over 5,000 sq. ft of flexible space, catering for networking receptions and private events for up to 300 guests and up to 220 for seated lunches and dinners. Located high the venue offers spectacular views of the river and many of London's major landmarks from its triple aspect floor-to-ceiling windows.

This comfortable room with natural daylight conveniently interconnects with The Thames Suite, making it ideally suited as a catering or syndicate room.Situated within the dedicated conference facilities of The Royal Horseguards, the room is deal for small boardroom meetings or interviews.

About Venues on The Thames

Looking for that perfect venue on the Thames? Well, here are some inspirational venues with the very best views over the Thames.

At Hire Space, we love to offer venues that you may not be aware of or may not have even considered and riverside venues provide stunning views and super transport links too. Venues located next to the Thames are normally within walking distance of a tube or train station and always close to some spectacular nightlife that will help you transition from day meetings into night time parties too. There's a tonne of different styles of cuisine on offer along the river too with new developments springing up all the time!

Alternatively, why not take to the water with a Thames boat party. Chug up the river on a converted barge, or enjoy the historic splendour of a former warship. There is a different Thames boat hire for almost any budget; just don't forget your life-jacket.

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