The best things come in small packages and these small event venues in London are no exception.
London is known for its huge, breathtaking venues but sometimes people forget about the smaller, equally exceptional Spaces. Our list of the best small event venues in London is a great place to start if you’re looking for an intimate venue in the capital. Whether you’re hosting a private party or celebration start your venue search here, with these top small event venues London has to offer.
1. The Gallery
A flexible venue in Islington near Kings Cross, The Gallery is a laid back event venue that’s ideal for networking, informal workshops, or as a small conference venue.
Found within Tileyard, Europe’s largest creative Hub, this is a great destination to get experimental, from workshops to team away days this venue can do it all.
With a maximum capacity of 150 this is a great venue for an intimate event.
This Curtain Road workplace is not only a fantastic location but the quirky Space is a membership lounge by day and event Space by night. With a bar running almost the entire length of the ground floor, it allows clients to BYOB but still have the feeling of being in a bar or you can buy a 24-hour licence to sell alcohol. This open plan venue of circa 2,000 sq ft can hold up to 100 people and is ideal for networking events, product launches, workshops or pitches. There is also a roof terrace equipped with a BBQ if you are looking to hire for a summer soirée.
Battersea Arts Centre is a stunning Space in Battersea. Filled with a rich history and a unique shabby-chic feel, Battersea Arts Centre is perfect if you’re looking for something a little different.
The Council Chamber at the front of the building is a timeless event Space, with high ceilings and a stunning mezzanine level, event Spaces don’t get much better than this. Able to accommodate up to 260 people this is a great venue for a private party, drinks reception or even a wedding.
With warmer weather approaching you might be looking for the ideal summer party venue. Book the Courtyard at 91 Wimpole Street in the West End, a stunning Space for you and up to 150 Guests. The building dates back to the late 19th Century and takes pride of place in the elegant and sophisticated Marylebone area. Well-connected this modern event Space is great if you’re looking for somewhere more intimate and informal.
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5. Spread Eagle
In the heart of Shoreditch, the Spread Eagle is full of charm and character, able to hold up to 100 people this Space has an eclectic mix of decor and offers the perfect laid-back atmosphere for a drinks reception or team get-together.
A gorgeous vaulted ceiling makes The Queen Charlotte a distinguished event Space at The Brewery. Exposed brickwork and clever lighting really makes this Space a stunning backdrop to your event. If the name wasn’t enough to impress, The Queen Charlotte can be used for meetings, networking venues and private parties with a built-in bar that’s hidden behind a mirrored window when not in use. The Space can hold up to 200 people and can be used as its own event Space or as a breakout for another event.
Whitechapel Gallery is famous in the art scene and is one of the most unique and creative venues in London. Having hosted a range of events, Whitechapel Gallery is a modern and contemporary Space that was founded in 1902. Nestled in the heart of the creative East London scene it has hosted a range of fantastic companies over the years.
A historic setting, that can hold up to 250 people, the Space has exposed brickwork and a polished concrete floor making it a unique venue that cannot be beaten in the area. Why not hire this Space for a small conference, drinks reception or even company brainstorm?
One of the newest venues in the Simmons’ collection, Simmons Bar in Angel is just a one-minute walk from the station. The interesting decor which is a collection of neon lighting, patterned wallpaper and even a Jaws-style shark head will make this venue a winner amongst your Guests. Whether you want to hire it for a private party, birthday or small office party, the staff are on hand to wow your Guests with their famous cocktails.
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