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The Otherist

City of London

The Otherist makes an ideal reception venue for those after a chic city wedding. With it's recently updated decor the venue has a feeling of luxury and elegance as soon you as you walk through the door. The main space is large and open, making it versatile and able to accommodate a different style of service with ease.


Under the arches of St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, Humble Grape is perfectly situated for any city-based wedding reception. On site catering, black book of contacts for everything from wedding invites to photographers. And of course we have plentiful Champagne. We will design your wedding reception with you from concept to conclusion to ensure that it is the most memorable day.


Amber Lakes is a unique and exclusive venue for any wedding reception – the site feels very private allowing guests to celebrate in an idyllic peaceful setting with their loved ones. Surrounded by lakes and trees, Amber Lakes feels a million miles from anywhere, a true retreat for a very special location.


The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a distinctive emblem of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and available to privatize for your wedding reception. The venues truly stunning views across London coupled with the light and airy space make The ArcelorMittal Orbit the perfect place to celebrate your big day!

RSA House

West End

The House is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, with a wide range of rooms available from intimate gatherings to ceremonies for up to 140 guests. From the grandeur and impact of the Great Room to the unexpected delights of the candle lit Vaults, this venue provides a truly welcoming atmosphere for your guests.

The Porchester Hall

Queensway, Baywater, Paddington, Royal oak

The Main Hall is the very essence of grandeur and opulence, The Hall walls are handsomely panelled in English oak and walnut, luxurious rich crimson velvet curtains. Fascination motifs support the main beam, while ten magnificent crystal chandeliers, adorned in gold leaf effect, hang from the superbly engraved ceiling. The lavish Main Hall can accommodate 600 standing event and 450 seated dinner. The Main Hall and Small Hall are licensed to hold civil ceremonies. Porchester Hall works with a carefully selected group of caterers to provide a wonderful selection of menu choices to suit all.


A stunning space with some of the best views in the city - the perfect space for stunning wedding reception. Searcys | The Gherkin combines an atmosphere of contemporary elegance with some of the finest food and wine in the City. Licensed for wedding ceremonies and situated 40 floors above the City of London, Searcys | The Gherkin truly is a unique wedding venue in London. Both floors are available for exclusive hire.


Have your wedding reception at Shoreditch Studios, its exposed Victorian brickwork railway arches, high ceilings, large courtyard and mezzanine level lounge make this a fantastic East London location to host wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions across our two studio spaces. Studio 1 is a spacious 2000 sq ft warehouse space, with room for 160 guests seated theatre style or 120 guests cabaret style. The room also features a mezzanine level lounge with a spiral staircase overlooking the high ceiling studio space, perfect for wedding speeches. The adjoining Studio 2 caters for up to 150 guests.

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