With the sun finally returning to London, people are taking advantage of our new found freedom and escaping to the beautiful courtyards, green spaces and roof terraces in the little pockets of London. The hard work over lockdown has paid off and we now have many new and exciting summer venues to offer for exclusive events. It is clear to see the love, time and sweat put into making these venues ready, just in time for us to break free.
Room with a view
Conveniently located next to Waterloo Station and on the 16th Floor, a beautiful new roof terrace sits right on the South Bank of the River Thames. WeWork’s flagship office space is high-tech and versatile with sleek, modern furnishings and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. The venue’s unique selling point is its huge outdoor terrace with 180-degree views of the River Thames and London’s iconic skyline. This venue is perfect for conferences, off-site meetings and networking events with the added bonus of being able to host al fresco drinks receptions, product launches and more, for up to 150 guests.
Overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral
The transformed space at the top of the Leonardo Hotel is set to be secret oasis amid the City. With stunning views of St Paul’s Cathedral (literally a stones throw away!), a heated outside terrace and a glass domed roof, every table will offer a superb setting. Even better, a retractable roof means the English weather won’t get in the way of a great night. While capacities are still being confirmed, it’s estimated to accommodate up to 180 guests for a standing reception or 70 for a seated dinner.
A brand new hotel with lifts straight to the rooftop bar. With dazzling views of London’s eclectic East End and some of the most inspiring architectural views in the City, this venue is going to be the talk of the town. They have thoughtfully created a menu of craft cocktails inspired in the East End. This stunning destination bar in the neighbourhood is open until late and serving the trendiest local drinks. Exclusive use is available for guests upon request/reservation. With a total capcity of x126, you can fit around x52 outside and x74 inside.
Secret Garden in Mayfair
Londons best kept secret! Stumble upon a mysteriously concealed entrance somewhere on Burton Lane. Unlatch the gate and discover a hidden gem, the secret English Victorian walled garden. Surrounded by greenery, adorned with whimsical garden features and serving botanical infused cocktails, this little oasis is a breath of fresh air and a completely new space in the heart of Mayfair for summer 2021. The venue can host up to x130 guests for an intimate standing reception
With event spaces in Paddington East and Paddington West, This venue offers a fantastic new addition to the increasingly popular ‘boatel’ movement. In partnership with interior design brand MADE.COM, these stationary river boats offer stylish and unique spaces for both events and hotel stays. The adaptable space allows for informal events of up to 40 standing and rooftop intimate table dining for up to 16 guests. The terrace space next to the boat can also accommodate up to 80 guests and can be hired out privately on request.
If a new summer space for 2021 sounds attractive for your summer soiree, then we have a long list we can suggest. No matter what your requirements, we can help find a suitable venue for you. For help and advice on how to make your summer party plans extra special get in touch with one of our creative event planners today and we will take the stress out of planning, so you can relax, sit back and enjoy the sunshine. Email us directly on [email protected] or call us on 0207 870 9303.