Our pick of the best London wedding venues
Thinking of getting married in London? Known worldwide for its beautiful architecture and buildings, there’s no shortage of unique places to tie the knot.
If central London is your dream wedding location, we’ve come up with some of the best central London venues for weddings to get you inspired. The following venues work with The Westminster Register Office, who are holding an open day at all these venues on 5th February (find them all listed on our wedding fair diary), so make sure you pop along and check out these stunning venues for yourselves.
1. Clifton Nurseries
One of the more unusual wedding venues in North London, Clifton Nurseries, is the perfect outdoor space to tie the knot. Set in the heart of Little Venice in London, this oasis of tranquillity is like a secret garden, lush and verdant with foliage and plumes of flowers. The beautiful glasshouses can be transformed into luxurious spaces, with a flower lined aisle leading you into the heart of our Nursery. The Nursery takes on an enchanted ambience as evening falls, with candlelit pathways and stylish lanterns scattered amidst the foliage – dreamy!
2. Sofitel London St James
This luxury London wedding venue is perfect for an extravagant affair. Located in central London near Royal Parks, you’ll have your own dedicated Wedding Planner to assist you in organising your perfect day. We love the unique design-set up.
3. ZSL London Zoo
Yep, you read that right, you can tie your knot at the zoo! This extraordinary central London wedding venue is perfect for the animal lover, or couples with guest entertainment high on their lists. ZSL London Zoo is not only one of the best London wedding venues, but one of the most unique, too.
4. 170 Queen’s Gate
170 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington is a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian townhouse in South Kensington. Benefitting from a private courtyard garden, dedicated venue and events manager, in-house catering team and beautiful period features, it’s a classic West London wedding venue.
5. Hilton London Paddington
Make your special day unforgettable and build memories to cherish at the historic Hilton London Paddington. With its majestic setting including the imposing lobby staircase and the unique pillar-less ballroom with high ceilings, crystal chandeliers and large Victorian windows this is the perfect setting for your special day. Complete with their dedicated cloak and rest rooms, the Great Western Ballroom will be the envy of your guests.
6. Chandos House
Chandos House is a stunning Grade I listed Georgian townhouse in Marylebone. They are licensed to hold civil marriage ceremonies for up to 80 people, as well as wedding breakfasts and receptions for up to 150 people and can offer the entire venue exclusively. With five exquisite rooms, an outside Garden Terrace and 17 bedrooms you can base your entire celebration within the beautiful Georgian property. Located in the heart of Central London, Chandos House is moments away from Oxford Circus and Bond Street – doesn’t get more central than that.
7. 10-11 Carlton House Terrace
Stepping into this stunning venue from the hustle and bustle of central London is like taking a trip back in time. With gorgeous sweeping staircases, a grand entrance hall and wealth of original period features, this luxury London wedding venue really sums up Georgian grandeur.
8. RSA House
RSA House boasts stunning Georgian architecture, breathtaking interiors and a central London location, making it a clear choice for our best London wedding venues. Whether you’re planning a large wedding or a more intimate gathering, this grand venue is perfect for a London wedding.
9. Altitude London
If you’re looking for breathtaking London views, Altitude is your perfect London wedding venue. Comprised of three incredible venues, each of them offer their own unique feel for your wedding day.
10. Amba Hotel Charing Cross
This top London wedding venue exudes historic opulence. With high ceilings and intimate splendour in every room, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is bound to wow your guests.
11. Army & Navy Club
This unique venue had to make it onto our best London wedding venues list. The club’s unparalleled elegance, location and ambience make it the perfect luxury London wedding venue.
12. The Café de Paris
This dazzling space is licensed for civil ceremonies and is sure to bring the wow-factor to your wedding day. The Café de Paris is one of the most unique London wedding venues, perfect for an extravagant wedding.
13. Caledonian Club
Located in the heart of Belgravia, this swanky club is perfect for a quintessentially British wedding. The grand interior design and impressive staircase make for truly stunning wedding photographs.
14. Pi Artworks London
Situated just off Oxford Circus in the bustling Fitzrovia gallery quarter in the heart of London’s west end. The perfect alternative to traditional wedding venues; declare your love surrounded by beautiful contemporary art. Pi Artworks’ simple yet stunning upper floor features a high ceiling and 150 square meter open space. The exclusive large basement lounge is ideal for getting dressed, hair and make-up, and relaxing while you await your cue.
15. Century Club
This exclusive members’ club in Soho is undoubtedly one of our best London wedding venues. This stylish venue boasts exposed brick walls and a stunning roof terrace, perfect for your wedding reception.
16. Duke’s Hotel
If you’re planning a classic British wedding, DUKES hotel could be your perfect London wedding venue. Their dedicated wedding coordinators and planners will handle everything, from the flowers to the catering to create a truly memorable wedding day.
17. Fitzrovia Chapel
This stunning chapel is the perfect choice for an intimate central London wedding. After you’ve exchanged your vows, the chapel can even arrange a champagne reception for you and your guests.
18. Fortnum & Mason
This grand London wedding venue is licensed for civil ceremonies and can seat up to 50 seated guests – perfect for an intimate wedding day.
19. Institute of Contemporary Arts
If you’re looking for a unique and individually designed wedding day, the Institute of Contemporary Arts could be your perfect option. The stunning adjoining garden is perfect for outdoor wedding photographs.
20. ME London
This glamorous London wedding venue brings the wow factor to your wedding day. We love the breathtaking roof terrace, perfect for an elegant reception.
21. No. 11 Cavendish Square
No. 11 Cavendish Square had to make it onto our best London wedding venues list; with a choice of the Orangery, Garden Room or Burdett Suite, they can cater for 150 guests.
22. One Belgravia
Just moments from Hyde Park, this West London wedding venue oozes elegance. We love the late night option, meaning you can party well into the night on your wedding day!
23. One Marylebone
This grand and decadent wedding venue will charm your guests. The Grade I listed deconsecrated church boasts two stunning spaces and a beautiful courtyard, ideal for wedding photographs.
24. Mayfair Library
This quiet, romantic London wedding venue is perfect for book lovers and those planning a more intimate wedding day. One of Westminster’s most beautiful buildings, it is well deserving of a spot on our list of best London wedding venues.
This upmarket restaurant can cater for wedding parties, with two private dining areas and an enviable West End location, this unique London wedding venue is sure to wow your guests.
26. St James’ Court, a Taj Hotel
The breathtaking banquet suits at St James’ Court coupled with their impressive catering options ensure that every wedding is one to remember.
27. St Ermin’s Hotel
This beautiful central London wedding venue boasts a tree-lined courtyard, sweeping staircase and dramatic ballroom – the perfect backdrop for your wedding portraits.
28. Royal Over Seas League
Exchange your vows in one of the rooms overlooking the Castle and Princess Gardens, before sipping champagne from the club’s roof terrace.
29. The Connaught
Experts in society weddings, The Connaught can provide the ultimate backdrop for your wedding. The venue boasts a prime Mayfair location and can cater for up to 200 guests.
30. RAF Club
One of London’s finest members’ clubs, this historic building is a beautiful venue. The choice of reception rooms means that it can cater for both large and small wedding parties, and you can even take your photographs in Green Park.
31. The Grosvenor Hotel
Located within walking distance of Buckingham Palace, relive a Golden age by getting married at The Grosvenor Hotel. The Grade II listed building is the ultimate in British elegance.
32. The Yacht London
This funky London wedding venue is a 1927 luxury steam yacht, permanently moored on the North Bank of the Thames, between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars. Spend your wedding day watching the ever-changing colours of the Thames, and party with your guests until 3am.
33. The Lanesborough
This fairytale wedding venue boasts a stunning Regency era setting. With exquisite menus and outstanding service, this luxury London wedding venue makes for an unforgettable day.
34. University Women’s Club
This unique London wedding venue is set in the heart of Mayfair, and has a variety of rooms for your wedding day. Their Events Manager and staff will oversee every aspect of your big day, meaning that you can just enjoy the party!
35. East Wintergarden
This unique East London wedding venue in the heart of Canary Wharf oozes elegance and is exquisite to the max. With state-of-the-art technology and amazing architecture, this venue is sure to impress.
36. Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel
A luxury central London wedding venue, the Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel oozes elegance. Their experienced and dedicated wedding team will tailor everything about your day, creating a perfect wedding celebration.
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