If you are looking for one of London’s best venues for a corporate party but don’t necessarily want to break the bank, then look no further.
Hugo’s is a restaurant and dining venue with a difference. The main thing that helps to set it apart is the personal level of service that is on offer, with the helpful team determined to give you a special and memorable occasion that all your guests will look back on fondly, and having played host to many birthday and wedding receptions, they know a thing or two about keeping guests satisfied. Up to 80 can attend a formal seated dinner, or you could opt to have a more casual standing reception with buffet foods, in which case you can invite up to 120.
The Chelsea Prayer Room – or CPR as it is often best known – is a wonderfully atmospheric space inspired by speakeasies of the 1920s. As such, the décor is suitably grand and sumptuous, giving it a warmth and a glamour that harks back to the exclusive feel of private members clubs of the past. The perfect choice for a more intimate gathering, both in feel and size, the capacity of just 45 allows you to bring a more personal touch to proceedings whilst you get stuck into deliciously tempting cocktails and canapes. As for getting there, the nearest transport options are South Kensington and Fulham Broadway.
Egg LDN boasts no less than 4 different rooms and an additional 4 outdoor spaces. This makes it a hugely flexible offering in terms of the capacity, with the option of hosting events for anywhere between 100 and 1400 guests. It has a largely modern finish and yet there are plenty of characterful touches to bring charm to the venue, including beams and vaulted ceilings. The onsite kitchen makes it easy to take care of any catering needs you may have for the party, whilst the nearest transport links – Caledonian Road and King’s Cross St Pancras – are sure to come in handy.
You wouldn’t know this lovely Docklands bar and restaurant used to be a tobacco warehouse to look at it, given how lovingly it has been refurbished. There are 6 different areas available for hire in all, which combine to offer a very generous maximum capacity of 1200. The rustic feel courtesy of the heavy use of wood and exposed brickwork brings a welcoming and almost homely feel to a lot of the spaces. Very versatile, everything from private dinners to themed parties and summer BBQs are possible here, so let your imagination run wild.
One of the oldest pubs in all of Mayfair, The Punchbowl lives up to the decadent and luxurious reputation of its location. ‘The Club’ is the name given to the private dining room found on the second floor, and this intimate space is rich in leather and velvet, giving it the air of an old Victorian drinking den. Alternatively you could opt to use the Dining Room, finished in gold and cream to really enhance the opulent feel, which can be used for either standing or seated events. With a capacity of around 30, the spaces are great for keeping things low-key.
Startisans is a fantastic blank canvas venue in the heart of the city’s vibrant West End, in the midst of a popular theatre and fashion district. Catering options are available if you so desire, as is an alcohol licence and additional security. The 1300 square feet of glass-fronted space can be transformed to suit your own specifications, accommodating a capacity of up to 200. Incredibly well connected to the rest of the city, the likes of Covent Garden, Holborn, Tottenham Court Road and Leicester Square tube stations are all mere minutes away on foot.