Chelsea has a long-held reputation for being one of the city’s most exclusive and sought-after party destinations. This means there are a lot of great venues to choose from in the area, but if you want one a little out of the ordinary to help your event stand out, look no further than the following selection.
Bluebird is a restaurant and event space that has played host to a wide range of different gatherings in its time, from bar mitzvahs to hen parties; baptisms to product launches, and birthdays to bridal showers, so to say they are versatile is quite the understatement. The bright, well-lit spaces on offer boast striking architectural flair and modern furnishings for a finish that’s full of style, and exclusive hire of the whole venue would entitle you to utilise the full 500-person capacity.
The World’s End Market is not just a venue, it’s a leading culinary concept, meaning it’s definitely one for those who want the food the be the star of the show. Believing passionately in fresh, healthy and flavoursome food, the meals are prepared using locally-sourced ingredients and healthier cooking methods like grill-searing, so you can leave feeling refreshed, satisfied and guilt-free. The space itself has an understated elegance to it and can accommodate up to 230 guests.
Saatchi Gallery is found within the Duke of York HQ building in Sloane Square, within easy walking distance of the station that shares its name. The available event space occupies an impressive 70,000 square feet in all, meaning you can expect to enjoy use of a whopping 1500-person capacity – so no worries about whether there’s room for everyone or not! The 3 floors feature interlocking areas, with each of the galleries boasting wood floors and Barasol lights, which can simulate natural lighting no matter the time of day.
IRIS is the next generation of photographic studios, serving as a multi-purpose, highly contemporary space with a neutral finish that grants guests the creative freedom to transform it as they see fit, all within a state-of-the-art eco complex. Bespoke packages are available, as is the highest level of personal service from the experienced, dedicated team. Well connected to the wider city and beyond, nearby rail links include West Brompton, Fulham Broadway and Earls Court.