Wedding Reception Venues in London

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The East Wintergarden is a stunning and unique venue at the heart of Canary Wharf. It is licensed for civil ceremonies, civil partnerships, parties, receptions, wedding breakfasts and much more. Whether you have 40 or 500 guests, The East Wintergarden is the perfect setting for all your wedding needs. Opposite is Jubliee Park, with its beautiful ornamental water feasutres, providing a matchless environment for photographs. The East Wintergarden is delighted to accommodate special events for all communities, religions and nationalities.


Looking for some outdoor space in the heart of Central London? We've got you covered. Literally. Our Roof Terrace can accommodate up to 180 people and has a fully retractable glass roof, perfect for the unpredictable British weather. As a licensed wedding venue we offer a variety of rooms each with a different personality, helping you to create a day that's unique to you. At Century we provide you with a dedicated wedding coordinator to help you plan your special day.


Situated in the heart of central London, the Institute of Contemporary Arts is a vibrant cultural venue with views over the Mall, Big Ben and London Eye. The Nash and Brandon Rooms feature floor to ceiling windows that open out to three balconies overlooking St James's Park. Designed by John Nash these beautiful and versatile spaces can host civil ceremonies and weddings where access to a private square garden is also available for drinks receptions and photographs. Event organisation and catering for the day is provided exclusively by Arnold & Henderson.


Currently, under constructions and opening in December 2019, our brand new event space – The Coach House is available for exclusive hire. A truly unique space in the heart of Wimbledon Village, fully licensed to hold weddings (from the ceremony through to party), ideal for corporate events and large celebrations. With interconnecting sliding doors, this large space can also be split into two smaller private areas lending itself to the more intimate dining party or smaller birthday bash.

Trafalgar St James Trafalgar Square

The Rooftop at The Trafalgar St. James is guaranteed to add the wow factor to your big day, with breath-taking views over London's skyline. The Rooftop can accommodate up to 180 guests for a standing cocktail and canape reception or up to 60 guests for a formal dinner. Available for exclusive & non-exclusive parties.


Stationers’ Hall is the perfect City of London Wedding venue. In addition to its rich history and stunning location near St Paul’s Cathedral, the Hall boasts several impressive function rooms suiting various capacities and layouts. The Court Room and Main Hall are both licensed for civil ceremonies for 120 or 200 respectively. The wedding breakfast can take place in the Main Hall which can seat up to 200 guests. The beautiful private Garden is perfect for your drinks reception after the ceremony. Stationers' Hall and Garden is available 7 days a week for exclusive hire.


No. 4 Hamilton Place is one of London’s most beautiful locations on Park Lane. Located in Mayfair, central London, this is a highly sought-after wedding venue. The classic Edwardian-style townhouse has a range of spacious rooms to host a wedding ceremony, breakfast, reception or party.

ZSL London Zoo Regents Park

This beautiful Grade ll listed building overlooks the kangaroos, wallabies and emus in their homely Australian Outback and offers stunning views of regents park and Tiger Territory. Combining floor to ceiling windows with a warm neutral decor, the Mappin Pavilion here at ZSL London Zoo makes an ideal setting for gorgeous wedding ceremonies and receptions.

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,


We are famed for hosting the best events particularly when live music is involved. We make the perfect venue for all special birthday celebrations and parties. With two big bars and large stage and dance floor make your next party memorable. Under the Bridge can also host Wedding parties, Bar mitzvahs, Afterparties, Q&As, Sport screenings, comedy and product launches.


We invite you to step inside our gorgeous Lounge & Liquor venue located just off Upper Street. Perfect for any celebration whether it be a birthday, or engagement party, Christmas or just after work drinks Adorned with vintage books and an array of paintings and pictures from days gone by, Little Bat offers a great space for any occasion. The long and versatile bar means service is efficient and entertaining and the mix of standing and seated space allows for great conversation and socialising.


The Hackney Assembly Hall has a separate private entrance which leads via a grand staircase up to a stunning landing area perfect for drinks reception. The room can be used either as a whole for up to 300 guests dinner or you can separate the space via partition walls and host a ceremony for up to 140 with dinner dance. As a bonus area you also have access to our stunning art-deco bar which serves as a cozy space next to the main Assembly Hall. The room features large windows, an original sprung floor as well as art-deco features.

Wedding Reception Venues FAQs


What are the best wedding reception venues in London?

If you're looking for London's best wedding reception venues, we recommend No 4 Hamilton Place, 10 - 11 Carlton House Terrace, Hackney Town Hall and OXO2.


How can I make my wedding reception more memorable?

Using suppliers and incorporating entertainment to your wedding reception can make it more memorable. Think beyond having just a DJ or band and look into having a magician or quirky caterers instead.


What catering shall I do at my wedding reception?

Some prefer a 3-course sit-down meal, whilst others prefer a standing buffet. It is completely up to you to decide what you and your guests will enjoy. Hire a great caterer and allow them to get creative!


Will there be someone there on the day to help me?

It usually depends on the venue, but most wedding venues will provide you with an event manager that will be with you from start to finish.


What are the most beautiful wedding venues in London?

Wedding venues such as Banqueting House, The Queen's House, The Barbican, Cafe Royal, Winchester House, Kew Gardens and Dartmouth House are all amoung the most beautiful wedding venues in London.


What are the most unusual wedding venues in London?

For an unusual wedding you couldconsider The Asylum Chapel, Cutty Sark, Tanner Warehouse, Hoxton Arches, Victorian Bath House or the Swan at Shakespeare's Globe.

About Wedding Reception Venues


London is one of the greatest hubs in the world for every kind of event, including weddings! So, if you're looking for the perfect wedding reception venue, you'll love our list of the best wedding venues in London.

No matter what you're imagining as your dream wedding venue, you're sure to find it here. Whether it's a traditional hall with period features or an outdoor venue that'll connect you with nature, just have a browse of our selection and take your pick. Then, simply book in a date and get those invites sent!

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