The Account Management team are very excited about the prospect of the weather finally getting warmer!
What better way to usher in the sunshine than by booking a summer party? Garden spaces are at a premium in London, so grab your guests and get them down to one of these perfect outdoor venues. Be it a corporate soiree or a private knees-up, maximise on that rare London summer sunshine and get booking a summer rendezvous to remember.
Liverpool Street, London
Old Bengal Bar is a chic and atmospheric space in the city sitting next to restaurants New Street Grill and Fish Market, offering contemporary cocktails and bar food. Inside, exposed brick walls and mirrored detailing make it a stylish venue for drinks parties, whilst outside on the sheltered terrace a state-of-the-art BBQ provides a perfect focal point for al fresco summer events.
Located in the centre of Shoreditch, the Courthouse Hotel combines the grandeur of a Grade II listed Baroque style building with the laid-back atmosphere of the area. With beautiful views over London, the space is the perfect place to spend a balmy, relaxed summer evening.
New Openings and Hidden Jems
Temperate House - Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens is preparing to finish the biggest renovation project in its entire history and will soon throw open the doors of its spectacular Temperate House - the world's largest Victorian glasshouse - welcoming those from far and wide to experience the brand-new splendour of this iconic building. The entire framework of the building has been painstakingly repaired, and its thousands of panes of glass replaced, along with its intricate ironwork and expansive paved flooring. Around 500 plants were taken out and housed in a temporary nursery, with an incredible 10,000 going back in, many of them propagated by Kew's leading horticulturists.
This is the second venue project by Make Shift, who launched Pop Brixton in 2015, Make Shift transforms derelict areas and empty buildings into new creative destinations that offer lasting opportunities to small businesses and local people.
Occupying the empty levels of a multi-storey car park, Peckham Levels exists to showcase the cultural talent at work in Peckham and create affordable workspace for artists and entrepreneurs. This constantly evolving space will change and develop over the coming months and years as they work with members and the local community. Step inside for amazing food and drink from independent traders, regular events and exhibitions, and to discover some of South London's most exciting artists and independent businesses working in design, fashion and music.
Jurema Bar - Mandrake Hotel
At the heart of The Mandrake sits Jurema, designed by world renowned landscape architects Bureau Bas Smets. It's a chilled-out cabana affair surrounded by a lush, evergreen sanctuary of hanging passion flower and jasmine plants with a wooden shack-style bar and feel-good summer-time cocktails.
On the second floor, you will discover a glasshouse apothecary full of exotic medicinal plants. This luxurious greenhouse can be used for relaxation or private dining.
Queen of Hoxton Roof Terrace
This Summer, Shoreditch three-floor funhouse Queen of Hoxton invites you to strap yourself in and take a ride to the future. With the help of Fables festival production gurus Houghton, El Dorado, Ouse and more) the rooftop bar will be transformed into Las Vegas, but not as you know it!
Upstairs is a colourful, bright and airy venue with wide, Art-Deco style doors that open out onto our spacious sea-view terrace. It also has its own DJ (& glitter ball) set-up, a large bar, photobooth and kitchen facilities.
They also have a Brighton sister venue. Can you imagine anything better than a Seaside Summer Party? They will even arrange coaches so your guests can party in one of Brighton’s most iconic venues – Patterns.
Pergola at Paddington Central
Hidden alfresco gardens & rooftop - drinking and dining in the heart of London ~ 850 seats, 7 day beds, self-service dining, 2 bars set over two levels, DJs at the weekend, a high line bridge, summer tunes and a roof in case of rain, they have everything covered!
If you are interested in any of these venues for your next summer party, get in touch with you Account Manager or get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.