The Best Engagement Party Venues in London

Looking for an engagement party venue to hire in London? Not only is a massive congratulations in order, you're certainly in the right city; there are countless venues throughout the capital that are ready and waiting to throw a celebration tailored perfectly to your requirements. We've toured the town in search of the very best places, and come up with this list of recommended engagement venue hire choices in London. Whether big or small, catering or DIY, you'll find all the best venues for the ultimate pre-party right here.

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The Britannia

Kensington


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The Britannia is tucked away just off Kensington's busy High Street at No. 1 Allen Street and has been looking after their guests since 1834. Proudly sitting on the old Britannia Brewery site, the pubis…
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The Leman Street Tavern

East London


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Welcome to East London’s most charming hidden gem on the edge of the city and only a short walk from London's creative and quirky hub - Shoreditch.  With Aldgate East station just a stone's throw away…
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The Prince Albert

Battersea


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Just across from the beautiful Battersea Park and one minute from the river, the prominent Prince Albert is a stylish pub with a cosy interior and a great garden for summer sipping or winter snuggles.The…
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Lockhouse

Paddington


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Overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Paddington Basin, Lockhouse is a melting pot of uber-modern style with urban, vintage charm, offering an iconic and unique backdrop. Serving an authentic mix of classic…
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Humble Grape Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street


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Located just off Bishopsgate, next door to Liverpool Street Station, the latest venue from the Humble Grape family is the perfect for a few post-work drinks or a spot of dinner. Alongside serving up 30…
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No.4 Hamilton Place

Mayfair


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No.4 Hamilton Place may have an air of old luxury, but as far as service, comfort and technology are concerned, their guests demand the highest modern standards. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, and…
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Libreria

Brick Lane


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Liberia is London's most innovative and iconic new bookshop and cultural venue situated just off Brick Lane in the heart of the East End. The area has a rich multi-cultural heritage - Huguenot, Jewish…
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Unwined in Waterloo

Waterloo


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The team behind Unwined in Tooting have headed towards the river with their second site, Unwined in Waterloo. Expect the same quirky themes, chilled out atmosphere and current chefs 'Klose & Soanand…
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Searcys At The Gherkin | Private Dining

Liverpool Street


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WHERE A TASTE OF THE HIGH-LIFE AWAITS There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where a taste of the high-life awaits. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees…
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Balans Kensington

Kensington


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Balans serves all day classics & modern comfort food, alongside a stellar cocktail and drinks list. A fabulously easy place to have a good time since it first opened in 1987 on Old Compton Street.Balans…
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Galvin Bistrot & Bar

Shoreditch


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Galvin Bistrot & Bar by Michelin-starred chefs Chris & Jeff Galvin reflects the look and style of the great French bistrots of Paris and Lyon. The short menu is made of carefully sourced ingredients…
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Smith's Cocktail Bar

Hammersmith


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Step underground into Smith’s Cocktail Bar where forgotten classics like the Mary Pickford, Monkey Gland and White Lady are inked across the curated menu. Smith's seasonally cycles through a daring range…
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Map Maison

East London


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MAP Maison is becoming a home away from home for many of their guests. They aim to offer something different; a chic tapas and afternoon tea spot during the day and a buzzing cocktail bar from early evening…
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Fitzrovia


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This site is currently taking a break and hopes to reopen in winter 2020, but you can still enjoy delicious B&H cocktails and catch up with the team at sister venue Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings…
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The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Kensington


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Cheneston's Restaurant is situated within the luxurious 5-star Milestone Hotel and offers guests a truly British experience.  A short walk from South Kensington and Knightsbridge, Cheneston's Restaurant…
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The Soda Room

City of London


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Head downstairs at The Botanist and dance the night away at Soda Room. The club and cocktail lounge will be mixing up cocktails and tunes, Monday –Friday from 5pm to late and will play host to a range…
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The Lampery Restaurant and Bar

City of London


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The Lampery is an all-day dining, food & drink hotspot providing good, honest cooking in the heart of historic London. The contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar is located within the Apex City of…
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Aquavit

Central London


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Aquavit London is located in the new development St James Market, fast becoming a foodie haven in the West End nestled behind Piccadilly Circus. This eye catching venue featuring an expansive restaurant…
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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London. Smith's delivers a delectable selection…
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Paradise By Way of Kensal Green

Queen's Park


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Best Pub 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards Paradise is a dazzling gastropub, bar and live music venue close to Queen’s Park and Kensal Green stations. With great food and drink, a bustling ambience and…
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The View From The Shard

London Bridge


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Welcome to The View from The Shard, the premium visitor attraction located at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building, The Shard. A unique venue for London, The View from The Shard is a perfect…
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The White Swan

Holborn


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The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of a ground floor main room, an intimate mezzanine and a first floor dining room, this…
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Balfour St Bart's

City of London


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Located just a short walk from Farringdon and Barbican and St. Paul's tube stations, St Bart’s Brewery is a grand 120 seat pub, restaurant and private hire event space. The luxurious all-day bar and…
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Masonic Temple @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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Hidden behind a secret wooden door is the imposing Grade I listed Masonic Temple, one of the original masonic rooms within five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street dating back to 1912.

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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


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This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations. Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining…
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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Shoreditch


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Looking Glass Cocktail Club is a stylish speakeasy bar, situated in the heart of buzzing Shoreditch, on the hip and yet undiscovered Hackney Road. Step through the opulent ‘looking glass’ to enter…
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Patch East

City of London


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Shoreditch style cocktail bar with outlandish and flamboyant design, bespoke cocktails, eclectic food fare and most importantly the most fun staff anywhere in London. Patch East boasts several uniqueareas…
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Darwin Brasserie

City of London


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An all-day British brasserie located on Level 36 at Sky Garden, Darwin is the perfect spot for indulging in delicious food and taking in the incredible views over the city. Experience the beautiful surrounding…
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Vagabond Northcote Road

Clapham


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SW11: everyone calls it Clapham but the locals know it as Battersea. Northcote Road’s charms are manifold: a family-friendly village by day, and a lively food and drink scene by night. Adding to that…
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Martello Hall

Hackney


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Moving into a classic East-End pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall has transformed the old victorian building into a decadent and louche cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney over three floors.  Martello…
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Viaduct Tavern

City of London


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The Viaduct Tavern is a proper good pub found in the heart of the City near St. Pauls.  Anyone wanting a side of history with their burger and beer will be excited by the prospect of visiting a sitewith…
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Kindred

Hammersmith


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Kindred is a top-notch venue space in London, meetings to corporate events, weddings to private dining, from huge parties to small gatherings. Their recent refurbishment makes Kindred the perfect place…
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Prince of Peckham

Peckham


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Prince of Peckham is a pub for south London, by south London. The new spot is a community pub for everyone in the area, with a downstairs bar and pub, and an amazing event space. On the top floor there…
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Revolution Bar Richmond

Richmond


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Perched on the stunning bank of the River Thames, Revolution Richmond offers a premium drinking and dining experience. Enjoy the panoramic views of the river from the outdoor dining area and terrace or…
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TwoRuba Bar

City of London


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TwoRuba is a plush cocktail bar located within the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel. Come here if you're seeking a little dash of elegance from your night out; the venue specialises in serving exquisite champagne…
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Scoff & Banter Oxford Street

Central London


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Scoff & Banter Tea Rooms celebrates that quintessential British time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea. Tucked away just off Oxford Street, you’ll find a cosy little retreat serving the very best…
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The Otherist

Liverpool Street


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Found next to Liverpool Street, The Otherist from Drake and Morgan is a top City spot for relaxed drinks, smart working lunches and more. The Otherist brings a touch of glamour to the City´s drinking…
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Rake’s Café Bar

Liverpool Street


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Rake’s, a place to escape the city, is a day to night eating and drinking destination located next to Liverpool Street station and on the cusp of Shoreditch. The modern café bar offers simple and comforting…
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The Wall

South London


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The Wall SE1 burst onto the South London culinary scene at House of Vans in August 2014, in a cloud of burger smoke, coffee grounds, blood, sweat and tears. We instantly fell in the love with the venue…
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The Fable

Holborn


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Nestled conveniently between Chancery Lane and St. Paul's stations is The Fable, a quite extraordinary restaurant and bar that draws inspiration from all things mystic and magical. Inspired by enchanting…
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The Surprise

Chelsea


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Exuding a heady mix of pub comfort and fresh romance, The Surprise boasts a pallet of whites and neutrals picked out with raspberry. The bar area is homely comfort personified, silver tankards chinking from a display and light wood cladding the bar. Going into the dining rooms, a sense of shabby grandeur is lent by the lofty ceilings, fun artwork, imposing lighting features and warming fireplaces. A perfect place to celebrate an engagement. 

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The Elgin - Maida Vale

West London


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Serving food from breakfast to dinner, The Elgin will become your favourite local and your very own home-from-home. With an emphasis on the word 'local', all food is locally produced and all our draught…
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The Bar at Hush

Mayfair


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Aviator at Hush is inspired by Hush’s distinctly 60’s setting and incredibly proud to have won 'Best Bar in London' at the London Club and Bar awards 2017. Let them take you back to the Golden Age…
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Opium

Soho


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Before you can contemplate trying the incredible cocktails and delicious food, you've got to locate Opium. A secret bar if ever there was one; find the nondescript jade green door and head up the longdark…
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Boisdale of Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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Boisdale of Canary Wharf opened in summer 2011. The two-floor venue overlooking Cabot Square comprises restaurant, oyster bar and grill, whisky bar, Cuban cigar library and shop and live music venue. The…
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Humble Grape Islington

Islington


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Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Islington is an emerald-tiled bar known as Humble Grape. Similar to their sister sites in Liverpool Street, Fleet Street and Battersea, the Islington branch…
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Jin Bo Law

City of London


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The newest rooftop bar in the City of London. Elevate to the 14th floor of Dorsett City Hotel in Aldgate and experience the breathtaking views of London's most iconic skyline. Explore the rooftop terrace…
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