When it comes to cool cocktail party venues in London, the phrase shooting fish in a barrel comes to mind.
London is a cool place full of cool venues. So putting together a list of the best ones is easy-peasy.
So for when a casual after-work drinks session isn’t fancy enough, but you’re not looking to hold a whole reception, you’ve got the cocktail party.
So here we go, 10 cool cocktail party venues in London for all styles and sizes!
1) Flamboyant and quirky Cocktail Reception Venue in London
We begin with this flamboyant and quirky venue which is just plain madness if we’re being honest.
It’s been given the pleasure and attention of an artist’s touch. With its 6 rooms being entirely different including a kitchen, a library, a drawing-room, and more. And the tiger head coming out the wall and map tables being just the beginning here!
It can accommodate up to 60 people and is perfect for funky parties, and there’s even a canape menu on request!
2) Charming Event Space with a Tree Filled Garden
Next up we’re serving you the poshness of South Kensington. What we have here is a charming event space with a tree-filled garden.
The house is built in a sleek modernist fashion and is awash with natural light. You’ll see furniture with funky patterns and a medley of impressive contemporary art.
The garden is filled with quaint wooden fixing and has a mystical quality to it. And best of all, you can rent the entire venue or pick and choose your segments!
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3) Stylish Cocktail Party Venue in London
If decor could speak, this venue would be screaming. Just look and enjoy the vibrancy of this stylish cocktail venue!
There’s a mix of different rooms with different themes such as an Art Deco lounge, a neon tribute to Japan, a boudoir, and even a ski-lodge room.
Capacity-wise It holds 200 people for a standing event and 100 for a private dining setting. Moreover, this space further benefits from a full AV system and a late license so you can party all night long. And it’s all in the centre of the city too!
4) Large Open Loft with Industrial Accents
If you want to host a cool cocktail party in London, then take a look at this large open loft. It reminds us of the suspiciously nice apartments people have in American sitcoms.
Through its open space, you’ll see decadently deep and rich velvet chairs and sofas. Further still you’ll see Funky carpets, clever lighting fixtures, and furnishings that invoke a trendy and wholesome atmosphere.
It’s an apartment with levels too. There is a raised open kitchen and a snug breakout room for your guests to hang out in.
It has a standing capacity of 80 people and a private dining capacity of 50. Plus, it’s located in Southwark which is nice too. Right in the heart of the city with the River Thames are your doorstep.
5) Classic and Elegant Cocktail Reception in London
This classic and elegant cocktail reception venue was inspired by the United Kingdoms government chamber, the House of Commons.
You’re under no obligation to dress formally or debate policy though. Just turn up and have a ball!
Enjoy the British racing green leather sofas, the historic portraits, vintage map, and the cheeky vestments of the archetypal British gent hanging from the wall.
Also, the venue provides several catering options which can easily be incorporated into your event. Lastly, the capacity of this space is up to 50 people.
6) Sophisticated and Chic Two-floor Space
Fans of contemporary design and architecture will surely fall in love with this sophisticated and chic two-floor space.
Its tall and wide sheer glass facade gives you maximum use of the sun’s natural light. The decor is fancy too, with gold wallpaper and elaborate candelabras.
You’ll be happy to know that this venue is also fitted with all the AV equipment to make it a fully optimized party.
This large space can hold up to 400 people for a standing event and up to 200 in a private dining event. Plus, it’s located right next to Liverpool Station.
7) Exclusive Cocktail party Venue in London Basement
In the heart of London, we have an exclusive basement venue for you and your team. Under the venus disco lights, you’ll be so happy dancing the night away.
It’s a snug and friendly environment with lovely exposed brickwork, wooden flooring, fairy lights, moulded ceilings, and charming wooden furniture.
This exclusive basement can accommodate up to 100 guests in a standing event and has a private dining capacity of up to 50 people.
8) Oriental Inspired Venue with a Mysterious Vibe
Back in the ultra-fancy South Kensington, we’ve got an oriental-inspired venue with a mysterious vibe.
Within is a fabulous blend of Western and Chinese influences. Here you’ll love the tender art that is carefully curated about the place, the unique colour scheme, and the many lounging areas. It even has a DJ booth if you fancy changing the pace of the night!
If this looks like a bit of what your company is all about, then all that’s left to say is the maximum capacity is 120 people.
9) Event Space Dipped in Green and Tropical Ambience
Our penultimate cocktail party venue in London is this botanical event space. It mixes motifs of mother nature and cosmopolitanism with ease.
Despite being ram-packed with flowers and plants, it never appears to overwhelm or come off as overgrown. It’s still very much an elegant city venue.
We love the bright white of the walls that are set against the pale wood features. There are many, many, trinkets and artefacts amongst its crevices to marvel at.
The venue has two floors available for private hire. The ground floor can accommodate up to 140 guests, whereas the first floor can host a maximum of 60 people.
10) Lovely Little Garden for Cocktail Reception in London
It breaks our heart, but this is going to be the last of our cocktail party venues in London. At least it is a very sweet venue to finish upon.
It’s a lovely little garden nestled in between two brick buildings. You’ll see it’s made all the more pleasant by simplistic wooden furnishing, lots of plants, and colourful cushions.
It also comes with enviable barbecue capabilities and can accommodate up to 40 people in a standing event and 25 in a private dining event.
Just like we said, shooting fish in the barrel. And we have the ammo to go on and on. Just check out our website if you don’t believe us. We’ve got much, much more after-work rooms in London for you!
And while we’re having so much fun, are you ready to check out more cool stuff? How about a guide to the best immersive dining restaurants in London? You’ll be very popular in the office if you get one of these events sorted!
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