There’s no doubt that London is a city full of prestigious and iconic party venues.  The Tower of London, the Natural History Museum, Tobacco Dock and many more – the list of event spaces which capture the imagination is almost endless.  Big weddings and corporate parties are the natural fit for these types of venues!

In this article, we’re taking a look at our top 10 best party venues in London for 2023 and beyond.  Some of these venues will provide you with the full ‘package’, whilst others might be blank event spaces that you need to kit out yourself – how exciting! Rest assured, however, that being as you’ll be looking for event hire London, you’re in the capital city, and so there will no doubt be an array of choice, whether you need event furniture hire London, event catering hire London or, indeed, any other type of event equipment hire London.

So, if you are looking for the perfect venue for events in London, hopefully the information below will assist you with your event planning when the time comes.

Natural History Museum

This iconic venue in Kensington, West London, is suitable for any kind of wedding or event, and venues don’t get much more dramatic than this, with its grand entrance, wonderful stone staircase, and the 25 m skeleton of a blue whale suspended from the ceiling.  Hintze Hall is one of many event spaces in this wonderful venue, where you can hold events and weddings in the size and scale you need.

Old Royal Naval College

Located in Greenwich, this historic venue offers a magnificent setting for weddings and events, boasting some of the finest baroque architecture anywhere. The recently refurbished Admiral’s House provides elegance in abundance for your special occasion.

Hampton Court Palace

Event venues don’t get much more historical than this, with Hampton Court Palace having played host to some of England’s most famous kings and queens.  You can now follow in their footsteps, by hiring out this superb event space!

St Paul’s Cathedral

This might not be the obvious choice for an event, but actually this venue offers six fascinating event spaces, geared towards corporate hospitality events and occasions.  Now, that would be REALLY making a statement!

Tower of London

Treat your guests like royalty at this superbly iconic and historical venue.  It is a world heritage site, and offers a variety of event spaces for big parties.  Indeed, at Christmas, large marquees are positioned in the dry moat, which play host to Christmas parties throughout December, catering for thousands of guests each night.

Science Museum

Offering a variety of different event spaces, the Science Museum in West London is certainly a different choice.  Maybe go for a themed party or something else in-keeping with your surroundings.  Either way, it’s certain to be memorable!

Kensington Palace

Yes, you can hire this venue for events, albeit on a limited number each year.  It might be for corporate events, luxury weddings or garden parties in the summer.  You can be sure that your guests will be WOWED!

Royal Museums Greenwich

Located in South East London, the Royal Museums can play host to events up to around 1,500 people at any one time. What a great event space!

V&A Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington is a unique gem of Victoria architecture and is a wonderful venue for corporate events, parties and weddings. With soaring ceilings and elegant chandeliers, there are few better event spaces in the whole of London.

Kew Gardens

And finally, for those horticultural aficionados amongst you, or just for lovers of wonderful event settings, Kew Gardens in West London provides a unique venue for weddings, parties and corporate events.  It will certainly never be forgotten!

We hope that this list of venues for big parties and weddings for 2023 has given you a flavour of the wealth of choice that is out there in the City of London.  And, wherever you choose, we hope that your event is as wonderful as you hoped – we’re sure that with lots of planning, and a great team of suppliers, it will be great.  Good luck!