Many of the luxury wedding venues in London are locations uniquely suited to hosting smaller wedding receptions and celebrations, offering five star accommodations and event capabilities that are a cut above anything else in the city. If you really want your wedding dress to shine, and you’ve got decorations in mind that are more exclusive than the average wedding, then you’ll want to carefully consider each unique venue listed below. They are as individual as you and the person you’re going to marry, and will provide a superb place to host a memorable event that will give you memories to last a lifetime.
The Orangery is a glass and stone built palace that was first constructed for Lord and Lady Holland’s private soirees, giving it a history that is steeped in luxury; a reputation and style that has stayed with it. The charming and elegant interior can accommodate 80 seated guests, making it ideal for a more intimate reception, but there is an additional outdoor area which can take a marquee should you require extra space. Found in one of London’s most picturesque parks, it feels like a peaceful retreat yet still sits less than 15 minutes from both High Street Kensington and Holland Park tube stations, keeping you well connected.
Close to the banks of the River Thames, just minutes from popular areas such as Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, and transport links including Embankment and Charing Cross, you will find Amba Hotel. With an official 4 star rating, you can expect high quality service and a beautifully ornate setting for your wedding, with other handy extras including unlimited free Wi-Fi and complimentary Nespresso machines in every room – something your guests are sure to enjoy throughout their stay. The capacity is a generous 200, but the decadent feel of the interior means it retains its intimate feel.
Marylebone is one of the city’s most well known areas, and 41 Portland Place is located in the heart of this Central London hub. It’s an event venue that sits in an elegant building, offering bright and open spaces that are well lit and filled with charmingly refined decorations. There are a range of rooms to be found throughout, each finished in the latest decor, with both modern and period settings. You’ll find that it’s in many ways a blank canvas of luxury, where you can bring your wedding dreams and ideas to life. There are also state of the art audio visual amenities to be had, and a range of catering options available in this lovely 1,120 square foot 350 person capacity location.
The Pavilions rests in the tranquil and lovely ambiance of East London’s Mile End Park. There are two Pavilions, one for Arts and another for Ecology, which are suited to a wide range of wedding events. You’ll find wide open finished luxury spaces throughout, with floor to ceiling windows looking out on the parks and adjacent water. It covers a total of more than 5,100 square feet of space that is a completely blank canvas you can decorate to suit the theme of your wedding or reception celebration. Up to 260 guests can be easily accommodated, and there is no corking fee, which means you can bring your own beverages and manage the catering independently if you choose to do so. There is also plenty of parking, and a modern loading area for ease of access. As a plus, it’s just five minutes walk from the Mile End tube.
Once described by the famed Damien Hirst as the cultural heartbeat of London, the ICA represents one of the city’s finest luxury wedding venues. Located on the Mall, it offers an unprecedented range of options to support and enhance your celebration. From the stunning 18th century reception areas to the amazing and fully functional theatre, it is one of the most interesting places to host a wedding or reception event. Additionally there are experienced and talented staff on site, supported by the in house and award winning Peyton Events caterers. They can accommodate and cater to any menu ideas you are able to dream up. Up to 150 guests can be comfortably served in this 1,700 square foot historic venue, and it’s just four minutes from the Charing Cross station.