A themed venue adds a whole other layer of depth and immersion to an event, making them a great choice for all sorts of different occasions. Here is a breakdown of some of the best.
Shaka Zulu is London’s largest – and arguably best – South African themed restaurant, with no corners cut when it comes to creating an authentic and impressive finish. This visually striking venue has a stunningly rich and ornate attention to detail throughout, having opened its doors in 2010 with a royal blessing from the Zulu King himself; giving you a hint as to the level of authenticity and quality found here. Set across 2 floors, this versatile space functions as a bar, restaurant and club, complete with wonderful food and drink, not to mention plenty of live music and dancing to keep everyone’s spirits high.
Part of the appeal in Brooklyn Bowl lies in how diverse it is; able to accommodate a whole myriad of different event styles. This is due in large part to the selection of different spaces on offer – 5 to be exact – with highlights including the 12 luxury bowling lanes that can help to easily inject a bit of fun and healthy competition amongst your guests, as well as the built-in stage which has played host to acts as well-known as Pharrell Williams. With all the latest state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment already onsite and delicious award-winning food to tuck into, this is venue that offers everything you need for a successful evening.
Gilgamesh has a warm, welcoming vibe courtesy of its intricate and highly detailed interior, able to host everything from formal dinners to business meetings; drinks receptions to bar mitzvahs, and product launches to weddings (they even have a marriage licence in place). Regardless of the event, the in-house Event Planners will happily work alongside you to not only ensure all your needs are met, but to take the stress out of the planning process so that you can simply enjoy the day itself. With a generous capacity of up to 500, onsite parking facilities and nearby transport links, Gilgamesh is a highly practical choice too.
The latest event space from Camm & Hooper, The Victorian Bath House is a beautiful venue which fully opened its doors only as recently as the festive period in 2015, making it a newcomer on the London events scene, but one that is sure to make a big impression fast. Grade II listed, the charming and decadent interior will bring a sense of sophistication to any gathering, with the space able to accommodate up to 150 guests for a standing reception, with seating options available for anywhere between 20 and 90 people, making this an equally great choice for big parties as it is for intimate soirees.
If it’s something decidedly more quirky you are looking for, for an event that is light-hearted and fun, then Trapeze could be exactly what you need. Able to host everything from club nights to conferences with a difference, the bright, bold, colourful and eye-catching interior immediately establishes an informal, relaxed atmosphere. There are 3 different levels on offer, with exclusive hire available mid-week and private areas for up to 60 guests available for Friday and Saturday evenings. Sitting just a stone’s throw from Old Street station, it’s also well connected to the rest of the city.