Summer is the season for BBQs and we have a great selection of venues where you can add some sizzle to your event.
The LookOut, W2
This little gem is hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, and is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. The eco-sustainable building provides a stunning modern space which overlooks the landscaped gardens with its pond and wooden terrace. It is a perfect spot for a BBQ and stretch tents and tipis are also available and as well as fire pits should the weather turn. You even have the option of a wood burning pizza oven to add to the BBQ options.
The Montague on the Gardens, WC1B
The Terrace and Garden Grill, part of the 4 star Montague hotel, provide secluded open-air spaces overlooking the beautiful gardens of the Bedford Estate. The private terrace is cut off from the city by a rectangle of fine Georgian townhouses adding to its charm. This is a great space for dining al fresco for up to 150 guests.
The Garden Museum, SE1
Situated by the River Thames and next to Lambeth Palace, the museum’s garden provides a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of Central London. The garden’s focal point is the beautiful 17th Century-inspired knot garden which provides the ideal space for barbecues and summer drinks receptions.
No.4 Hamilton Place, W1
The Roof Terrace offers stunning views across Park Lane to Hyde Park. It is one of a select few locations in Central London offering an exclusive outside garden terrace setting. The Argyll room, which is included in the hire of the Terrace, provides an indoor retreat. The Terrace is perfect for receptions up to 200 guests.
Regent’s University London, NW1
The York Lawns are part of four acres of outdoor event space, surrounded by the magnificent gardens and lake of Regent’s Park. Corporate or private functions of up to 500 can easily be accommodated within the grounds for events such as barbecues, receptions, corporate fun days and team building activities. Hire of the York Lawns includes a marquee with lighting and garden furniture set within this impressive open space.
Blue Fin Venue, SE1
The East Terrace, set on the 10th floor of the Blue Fin Building, is a contemporary rooftop-style space with fantastic views over the Thames and the City. The large landscaped balconies run along the entire east side of the building and are ideal for private and corporate events for around 400 guests.
Dartmouth House, W1J
The rarest of opportunities in Central London, is this stunning open-air courtyard surrounded by a 16th Century Grade II listed mansion. Perfect for al fresco dining and drinks receptions of up to 150 guests, this chateaux terrace provides a private and secluded haven in the heart of Mayfair.
The Sky Bar, EC4V
The Sky Bar is an exclusive penthouse-level bar with rooftop terrace and conservatory, which have a combined capacity of 200 guests. It offers sweeping, unobstructed views over St Paul’s Cathedral making it an exceptional setting for summer receptions. The conservatory has comfortable sofa eating and a roof that can be retracted in good weather; table and parasols can also be setup as required. A portable PA system and LED lights will give added ambiance to evening festivities.
Stationers’ Hall, EC4M
Stationers’ Hall is a Grade I listed building, close to St Paul’s Cathedral.
It is one of the few ancient Livery Halls remaining in the City of London and dates back to 1673. The historical garden provides a wonderful space to host receptions for 250 guests for summer barbecues and al fresco receptions.
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