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30 fabulous small wedding venues in London

Host an intimate urban celebration at one of these small wedding venues in London

If you’re planning a small city celebration, our rundown of small wedding venues in London is the perfect list for you.. From chic restaurants to quirky members’ clubs, small wedding venues in London come in all shapes and sizes. Here are 34 of our favourite urban places where you can celebrate your big day…

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1. Beach Blanket Babylon

One of the most exciting small wedding venues in LondonBeach Blanket Babylon in Notting Hill can seat 70 people in its antique-laden rooms if you’re after an eclectic wedding banquet.

2. The William Morris Gallery

If you’re an arty type, The William Morris Gallery‘s tearoom can welcome 30, and even offers gallery tours for your guests.

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3. Clissold House

A country estate in a city location, Clissold House is an intimate 18th-century manor house that will feel like home for the day.

4. Fortnum and Mason

Famous for being known as London’s home for fine food and drink, the private dining rooms at Fortnum and Mason are a statement in pure luxury.

5. London Cru

The capital’s first urban winery, London Cru is one of the most exciting small wedding venues in London – especially if you enjoy a tipple or two.

6. Gin Joint

A similarly boozy setting but totally different in style, Gin Joint is right by the Barbican Centre, and makes a great spot for a classy cocktail celebration.

7. Burgh House

Once home to Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling, Burgh House is perched on the edge of Hampstead Heath. Take your vows in the Library, before heading out to the Courtyard Garden for drinks and canapes.

8. 34 Restaurant

As the name suggests, the Emin Room at 34 Restaurant was designed by artist Tracey Emin, and even features some of her installations.

9. The Goring

Owned by just one family for the past century, The Goring is one of London’s most iconic hotels – dine inside with an intimate group of 50 guests or less.

10. Covent Garden Hotel

Impeccably styled throughout, the Covent Garden Hotel is richly decorated with no expense spared, and perfectly located for an urban mini-moon.

11. Bumpkin Chelsea

An eternal foodie favourite, Bumpkin Chelsea‘s menu is both ethically sourced and organic. Make the most of it with a summer celebration in its luscious green-themed rooms.

12. Dockmaster’s House

A beautiful three-storey Georgian building by East London’s stylish waterside, Dockmaster’s House now has a light-loving contemporary extension, making it the perfect place for a relaxed summer soiree.

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13. Charlotte Street Hotel

Located in Fitzrovia, the Charlotte Street Hotel is filled with luxurious touches, but still feels very much like a home-from-home.

14. Marble Hill House

Surrounded by the green grasses of Marble Hill Park, Marble Hill House was built as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city in the 18th century. With room for just 40 dining guests, it’s the ultimate setting for a no-holds-barred private house party.

15. The Pelham Hotel

Right opposite the Natural History Museum, The Pelham Hotel‘s wood panelled drawing room and library blend traditional townhouse style with quirky touches. Crucially, both rooms also have open fires – winter wedding in the city, anyone?

16. Ranger’s House

Over 700 works of art are on display at Ranger’s House, which include everything from Dutch Old Masters to Renaissance bronzes. The sumptuous red dining room is our top pick for a candlelit banquet.

17. Battery Club

Perched by the river, the Battery Club is a contemporary events space with stunning skyscraper views of the city and Canary Wharf.

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18. Daphne’s Restaurant

A stylish Kensington restaurant housed in an Italian-style building, Daphne’s Restaurant is licensed for civil ceremonies, and can host up to 40 dining guests.

19. Blakes Hotel

Home to an opulent Chinese Room and winners of the ‘Sexiest Bedroom Award’, Blakes Hotel
is one small London wedding venue that’s definitely caught our attention…

20. The Georgian

Why settle for just one big day setting when you can sail along the Thames and enjoy ever-changing scenery onboard The Georgian?

21. The Bluebird Chelsea

You might recognise The Bluebird Chelsea from the hit reality TV show Made in Chelsea, but this creative King’s Road venue can host A-list-esque cocktail receptions for weddings both large and small.

22. The Ivy

One of London’s most iconic restaurants, The Ivy has options for both private dining rooms and exclusive hire of the entire venue.

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23. Founder’s Hall

A historic livery hall in the city’s Square Mile, Founder’s Hall is spread over three glorious floors. The cosy yet classy Masters and Clerks Room is our favourite for a pint-sized party.

24. The Union Club

Find bohemian cool in the heart of Soho at The Union Club. Lined with mismatched pictures and party-worn staircases, you’ll feel like a 1920s actress at this quirky club.

25. Number Sixteen

On the inside, Number Sixteen is a classic townhouse with some not-so-classic eclectic features, but what seals the deal is its tranquil garden – a real rarity in this Chelsea location.

26. Wellington Arch

Instantly recognisable as Hyde Park Corner’s iconic landmark, did you know that Wellington Arch is licensed to hold civil ceremonies? The teeny-tiny Burton Room can host dinners, too.

27. Hush

A highly sought-after dining destination in Mayfair, Hush has two dining spaces, private dining rooms and a shamelessly decadent cocktail bar. This is glamorous London at its best.

28. Westfield London Champagne Bar

Hunting for small wedding venues can sometimes mean thinking a little outside the box, and we bet Westfield London Champagne Bar is one place you haven’t considered. What’s more, it’s conveniently placed right by Westfield’s designer shops for a few spontaneous wedding treats…

29. The Prince Albert

Relaxed, informal, and oozing vintage London charm, The Prince Albert is ideal for a good old-fashioned Camden knees up.

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30. Grande Royale London Hyde Park

Originally built under instruction from King Edward VII to house his mistress, the Grand Royale London Hyde Park is, as you’d expect, pretty darn regal. The ceilings are quite literally gold-gilded and the carved wooden walls have to be seen to be believed…

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