London’s Best Summer Party Venues
It’s that time of year again and with the summer fast approaching it’s time to start planning that special event in the sunshine. If you need a little help choosing a venue then why not have a look through this list of our favourite hand-picked venues in London which are guaranteed to make your occasion memorable. We’ve covered all bases, so whether it’s an elegant, black tie summer dinner party or more of a hands-in-the-air affair with some live music or DJs, there is something here to suit every requirement.
The Roof Gardens
Set way up above Kensington High Street, this private members club boasts 1.5 acres of roof top gardens, which in a busy capital city centre, is not to be sniffed at! The venue can be privately hired out for events with both indoor and outdoor options, so that if that fickle British weather decides to turn on you then you and your guests will remain warm and dry. The Roof Gardens make the ideal party venue for Summer get-togethers, BBQ’s, dinners and weddings.
Capacity: 50 – 500
Location: Kensington High Street
Radio Rooftop Bar – Me London Hotel
Part of the Me London Hotel, this stunning rooftop bar is a classy, minimal haven with the breathtaking cityscape providing the backdrop to your party. Situated on the 10th floor, the panoramic views are truly spectacular. This venue also lends itself well to breakfast events to watch the sun come up in style. If the weather is a little chilly then there is plenty of indoor and covered space too.
Capacity: up to 240
Location: The Strand
This event space provides the perfect blank canvas for gigs, fashion shows, product launches, dinners and so much more. You can let your imagination run wild and bring your ideas to life. As well as a huge indoor space the venue also has a balcony and a cool roof terrace overlooking the East London skyline; which is a welcome addition to any Summer party.
Capacity: up to 600
Location: The Oval – Bethnal Green
The Hurlingham Club
This quintessentially British members club is set within 42 acres of privately owned land spanning the Fulham river banks. With striking interiors and well-kept gardens this stunning venue is prefect for formal and informal events such as weddings, Summer parties and fashion shows.
Capacity: Up to 1,200 for the whole venue or smaller spaces can be taken
The Orangery – Kensington Palace
Set within the magnificent grounds of Kensington Palace, The Orangery is brimming with 18th century charm. The venue also has a lovely terrace and a light airy feel throughout. Perfect for parties, weddings, meetings, dinners, fashion shows and afternoon tea.
Capacity: 300 standing
Location: Kensington Palace
Garden Room at the Barbican
If it’s something a little out of the ordinary you’re looking for then never fear, this beautiful glass-encased indoor garden is the perfect setting for your summer event. Experience all the joy of a garden party indoors in this unique and atmospheric venue.
Capacity: 300 standing reception
Queen of Hoxton
Quirky is the word of the day everyday at The Queen of Hoxton. Set in London’s notoriously cool district of Shoreditch, you’re guests will be elevated above the busy streets on this colourful roof terrace which makes the perfect spot for BBqs, live music and much more.
Capacity: whole venue 500 / roof top 250
Portman Square Garden
If someone told you that there was close to 3 acres of gorgeous garden greenery just a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street you may not believe them but it’s true! This privately owned garden is nestled right in the heart of the city and provides a welcome break from the chaos. What better place to throw a summer party in London? And such an easy commute too!
Capacity: 2.5 acres – guest capacity will depend on the event
Location: Near Bond street
Angler Restaurant at South Place Hotel
A stunning roof top restaurant that can be privately hired out, ideal for dinners and parties. The perfect venue to enjoy the East London skyline in style.
Capacity: 175 standing or 84 seated
Location: Near Liverpool Street