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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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.


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.

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 .


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.

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

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

The most exclusive and memorable private dining space in London. Ideal for an intimate group of 12. Cutty Sark would be exclusive you and your guests to explore. Pre dinner drinks can be served on the stunning Weather Deck with views of the Thames and then move into the elegant mahogany lined original Masters Saloon for the pinnacle in private dining experiences.


Light filled boardroom ideal for meetings between 10-14 delegates. Tea, coffee, water and biscuits are included in the rental price.


We offer a contemporary space for evening and weekend hire, with the possibility of bespoke food and wine menus for any dietary requirement and occasion. The space is situated on the ground floor within a refurbished warehouse. The decor is industrial and can be dressed for any use. We are situated behind the famous OXO tower. Nearest stations - Waterloo, Blackfriars and Southwark tube station. We pride ourselves with our on site prepared food using reputable suppliers and where possible locally sourced ingredients with outstanding service. Disabled toilet and lift access Wifi Fully licensced

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.

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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