A 'unique' or 'unusual' venue is something we're asked for more than anything else when it comes to any event - but particularly when it comes to weddings.
If you're looking to break away from the usual cookie-cutter white wedding, you're looking for an alternative to a church or you want something totally out of the box, then these venues are for you. Enjoy exquisite dinners, stunning views, and beautiful interiors at each of these venues, and have a truly unforgettable wedding day in London!
If you're looking for something seriously impressive, Searcys at The Gherkin is a beautiful, sky-high spot for a ceremony and celebration. Boasting floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the city, and sleek, stylish decor, it's a venue that's bound to leave your guests' jaws on the floor. And with Searcys' famous in-house catering, and plenty of space for a boogie, you'll be able to spend your first evening as a married couple watching the sunset over London and dancing the night away with friends and family. What's not to love?!
Capacity: 140 ceremony; 260 reception
Home to the British Fashion Academy, [10-11] Carlton House is located in one of the most fashionable postcodes in London. This beautiful Grade I-listed building was built in the 1820’s, and features ten different unique spaces, each and every one perfect for an intimate wedding, or altogether for those looking for a larger than life celebration.
All the event spaces are beautifully decorated, with intricate white wall panelling, natural light, and French panel windows - this spot is a truly romantic setting for an unforgettable wedding in London!
Location: The Mall
Capacity: 200 reception
Home of the English Speaking Union, Dartmouth House is a stunning wedding venue in the heart of London, combining all the elegance and grandeur of a stately home with top notch catering and event services. Its beautiful interiors, grand marble staircase, and private courtyard make this elegant mansion in Mayfair a wedding venue unlike any other.
Best of all, guests can step outside and enjoy a gorgeous summer’s evening in the French-inspired courtyard, whilst the wedding is in full swing inside - how's that for unforgettable?!
Capacity: 150 reception
4. RSA House
Situated in central London, RSA House is a beautiful venue in an unbeatable location. With stunning spaces such as The Great Room, which features a skylight and 360 degree mural, and The Vaults, with their brick archways, guests are sure to be inspired by the backdrop to your special day. And with the option of hiring the venue exclusively, you can have the run of this beautiful space - which makes for anything but a run-of-the-mill wedding!
Location: Charing Cross
Capacity: 200 reception
Famed for its Brutalist architecture, The Barbican Centre is home to an entirely unique wedding venue in London. The conservatory is decked in greenery and is the perfect setting for those wanting an unforgettable wedding in London. Tie the knot under the glass roof amongst 2000 different species of plants and hundreds of different kinds of fish. Say your vows in this hidden oasis in the heart of London and it's guaranteed to be a wedding no one will ever forget! Go on, say I do!
Capacity: 120 ceremony; 150 reception
If you've found the perfect spot for your wedding, don't leave it too late to snap up the venue of your dreams! Get in touch below to kick off your celebrations, or keep browsing our other top unusual wedding venues for more fairytale spots!