Nine Unusual Wedding Venues in London
01 June

Nine Unusual Wedding Venues in London

You have had the dream proposal, you’ve been shopping for the dress and the suits and now it’s time to pick a venue, but where do you start?

Here at Venueseeker, we know that when you are looking for unusual wedding venues in London, it can be tricky to find a venue that is truly unique and fits your style.

If you are having a hard time finding a venue that you truly love, take a look at our list of some of the most unusual and unique wedding venues in London.

1. Plaisterers’ Hall

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This venue is one the largest livery halls in London and a truly unique and memorable location for weddings. The Great Hall’s neo-classical interior with gold chandeliers makes it a grand setting for just about any event.

We recommend making the space your own by adding adjoining rooms for a bridal suite or reception rooms. This venue prides itself on its flexibility and adaptability.

Plaisterers’ Hall also boasts a fantastic and dedicated in-house event management team, there to help you every step of the way, so you can relax and focus on enjoying your big day.

If speeches and dancing are a part of your ideal wedding day, you can rely on the high-spec audio and visual equipment available. You can dance the night away with up to 600 of your closest friends.

2. East Wintergarden

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This domed glass hall is a light and airy venue and a truly unusual setting for a wedding. Here at Venueseeker we love this venue because of its great location in the heart of Canary Warf. This venue overlooks Jubilee park and the waterfront promenade, giving your wedding a beautiful backdrop.

This light and elegant building can host up to 500 guests for a seated dinner, making it a great choice for anyone looking for unusual wedding venues in London for lots of people.

After the wedding is over, your guests will easily be able to make their way home using the plentiful public transport options located close the venue.

3. Stationers’ Hall

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This elegant, tranquil venue is located right in the heart of the city and is a truly memorable and unusual wedding venue.

Not only do we recommend Stationers’ Hall because of its beautiful oak flooring and historic stained glass windows, it also has access to St Paul’s Cathedral making it the ideal setting for a wedding.

If you are looking for a venue with outdoor space in London, we know that it can be tricky to come by, but if you choose this venue for your wedding, you can accommodate up to 250 guests in the garden with a marquee.

If you are sticking to the indoor spaces for your wedding, you can welcome between 120 and 400 guests.

4. Middle Temple Hall

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This venue is full of regal and cultural history making it an ideal venue for anyone who has a passion for history or historical buildings. Not only does this venue contain a table once dined upon by Elizabeth I, it is also the setting for the first ever performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.

This is one of the best unusual wedding venues for big weddings, as Middle Temple Hall can host up to 500 guests.

One of our favourite aspects of this venue is the outdoor space that would be a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs.

5. Alexandra Palace

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This is a truly iconic London venue and a great setting for weddings that are looking for open spaces in London. If you are looking for a slight more informal space, we think that this venue is ideal as it offers lots of grass and terraced areas.

This beautiful venue is flexible and can host anywhere from 50 to 10,000 guests, so you can have a small and intimate wedding or the biggest wedding ever.

In addition to great public transport links, Alexandra Palace also has lots of free parking spaces available, a rarity among London’s wedding venues.

6. Drapers’ Hall

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Drapers’ Hall is a livery hall that is located right in the heart of the city; it’s an incredibly majestic and historical setting for a wedding. Built and re-built twice, its original form was built in the 1530’s by Thomas Cromwell. An iconic venue that can be seen in popular films like The King’s Speech or Goldeneye.

In addition to the beautiful setting, your wedding is guaranteed to run smoothly with the help of the dedicated events team that are there to help you with anything you might need. Host up to 270 guests in this beautiful historic venue in central London.

7. OXO2

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This venue is set in the famous OXO tower and is a truly versatile blank canvas venue that offers panoramic views across the River Thames and the London skyline.

We would recommend this as an excellent location for a London wedding as this location will make for a truly memorable night.

The neutral colour of the interior means that decoration can be as creative as you like. The team of in-house venue managers can help you with any production equipment you might need for your wedding. Party the night away in front of the bright lights of the capital with up to 220 guests.

8. Cutty Sark

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The world’s last tea clipper is a truly unique wedding venue and a location that your guests aren’t likely to forget any time soon. This 19th century vessel has been raised above the waterline, meaning that the dry berth is now available for hire for a wedding.

You can hire all four of the spaces together or individually, depending on your requirements and you can invite up to 200 guests to the Cutty Sark for a sit down dinner reception.

Our event planners consider this to be one of the most unusual wedding venues in London. You just can’t go wrong with Cutty Sark.

9. One Embankment

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This recently opened venue was previously the Kingsway Tramway Subway and is now a dedicated event space that is ideal for hosting private events like a wedding reception.

We think this fully customisable space is perfect for anyone looking to ideal for private events like a wedding.

Welcome up to 300 guests for your dinner reception at One Embankment with the knowledge that the venue is easily accessible with great public transport links and a tube station only moments away.

So, there you have it, some of our favourite unusual wedding venues in London. Let us know if you have any favourites among our options.

Now that you have an idea of the venue you might want, it is time to start looking for a caterer. Ask the venue about their catering facilities and you can take the next step in planning the best day of your life.

If you are thinking of hiring any of these amazing and unusual wedding venues, get in touch with us!

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