Private: Top 5 Summer Venues for events in London

By The Event Book on April 13th, 2023


Looking for a stunning outdoor event space in London? Look no further than the Artillery Garden! This five-acre outdoor space is located in the heart of the city and is home to the London Concours.

But it’s not just for sports events. The Artillery Garden is an incredibly versatile space that can transform into anything from a fairground to a stylish summer party venue, and it’s perfect for corporate celebrations, team building events and even weddings. Spotless, green lawns provide a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city with the atmospheric appeal of live, large-scale outdoor events.

The Artillery Garden is one of the largest outdoor party venues in London with the capacity and functionality to cater for even the wildest event briefs. When it comes to catering, the HAC works with the renowned and award-winning caterer, Searcys, who use seasonal, sustainable produce in every dish, reinventing classic British dishes for the modern event brief.

So, if you’re planning an event in London and you want to make it one to remember, consider the Artillery Garden. With its impressive sports pitches, versatile event space and award-winning catering, it’s sure to impress your guests and leave a lasting impression. Don’t hesitate to book your next event at the Artillery Garden and let the good times roll!

Location: Armoury House, City Rd, London EC1Y 2BQ  Capacity: 5000 standing

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The Calton House Terrace

Looking for the perfect luxury party venue in London this summer? Look no further than The Carlton House Terrace! Nestled in the heart of Westminster, this historic Grade 1 listed Georgian townhouse offers a range of options, from individual floor hire to exclusive takeover of the entire building. Since the building was erected in 1831, its preserved architectural features transport guests back in time, adding charisma to any event experience.

But it’s not just the venue’s historic charm that makes it stand out. Complete flexibility on room use, dedicated entrance, privacy, and exclusivity ensure a completely immersive brand experience. And with an unparalleled central London location, your guests won’t have to travel far to experience the ultimate indulgent, fantastical, and memorable event.

Choosing a historic venue like The Carlton House Terrace offers even more to your guests. Many historic venues aren’t open to the public, so by hosting your event here, you’re treating your guests to an experience they may never have had before. Whether you’re planning a summer party for colleagues, a birthday celebration for a special someone, or a drinks reception for valued clients, this luxury party venue will help you create a night to remember for years to come.

Location: 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH Capacity: 498 standing, 100 dinning

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The Prince

Located in West Brompton and with a capacity of 800 standing, this venue is the perfect place to throw a party fit for a prince.

This rustic building spans four levels, with each floor offering a unique event space to cater to every taste. The ground floor boasts four of London’s coolest and most in-demand restaurant brands, ensuring a varied and exciting culinary experience for your guests. The first floor is perfect for meetings, with a quiet and secluded space filled with plenty of natural light.  For those looking for a beautiful and tranquil space, the second floor features a stunning floral garden with a retractable roof, perfect for exhibitions or more intimate gatherings. When it’s time to let loose and party, head to the third floor where you’ll find three bars to choose from, staffed by our expert and attentive team who are used to facilitating the good times.

Our venue is designed to be versatile and adaptable, so you can curate the perfect space for your bespoke event. Don’t settle for a limited choice and small menus at your next event. Book The Prince and party like a prince!

Location: 14 Lillie Rd, London SW6 1TT Capacity: 800 dinning

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London City Beach

Hello beach bums! If you’re looking for the perfect summer venue, look no further than our 80ft marquee on the Southbank. with a capacity of 400 seated and 1200 standing, this venue is perfect for events of all sizes.

Inside the marquee, you’ll find two tropical themed bars fully equipped to service your every need. For those looking to indulge, our sponsored Laurent Perrier bar is just a metre away from the sand, offering a range of Brut and Rosé Champagne, as well as Prosecco. Sit back and take in the Southbank sights while sipping on a glass of bubbly.

As the sun sets, head inside to dance the night away on our impressive dance-floor, complete with state-of-the-art sound ceiling and disco lighting. The LED wall sets the tropic scene, making Southbank the go-to party island this summer! Grab a drink at the dance-floor bar before heading back out to finish your night in style.

If you are looking to really wow your guests, bring the beach to them, bring them to London city beach.

Location: Upper Ground, London SE1  Capacity: 1500 standing, 400 seated

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The Gherkin

Are you searching for the perfect summer event venue to impress your guests? Look no further than The Gherkin, one of our top recommendations for an unforgettable experience

Located on level 39 and 40, Helix restaurant and Iris bar provide panoramic views of the city and can be transformed to fit any event type. With seating for up to 140 guests and standing receptions for up to 260, the top two floors are ideal for weddings, corporate events, and special anniversary parties.

For weekday breakfast events, Iris bar on level 40 is available for hire, while the five private dining rooms located on level 38 offer a more intimate setting for business meetings, networking events, and celebrations. With stunning views of the city and adaptable rooms that can be combined to fit your occasion, these private spaces are a great choice for birthday parties, weddings, and more.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to host your bespoke event at the Gherkin, a venue that offers both breathtaking views and stylish interiors, all in the heart of London.

Location: The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BF Capacity: 260 Standing, 140 dinning

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