How to choose a wedding venue in London

Here are some hints and tips on how to choose a wedding venue in London

If you are planning a London wedding there are so many fabulous locations to choose as your wedding venue so how do you narrow things down. Well first things first, what style of wedding do you want? is it a grand luxurious affair and do you have an almost unlimited wedding budget? if so then the very best wedding venue in London for a luxury wedding has to be Claridges in Mayfair starting life as a single house in the 1800’s it has grown over the years to become the art deco jewel in the crown of luxury London hotels and the place to get married if you are looking for the very best wedding in London this side of Buckingham Palace! Claridges wedding photography 

Looking for something a little simpler and all together more affordable but still with a certain style and wonderful views? then maybe the balcony room at Shakespeare’s Globe would be a perfect fit for you? The Balcony Room is to be found on the top floor of the Swan building, with impressive views of the river and St Paul’s cathedral it can seat 70 guests or 120 standing if you wanted a less formal champagne and canapés style wedding party after your ceremony.

If a more rustic and BOHO style wedding day is more your scene but you still want a central London location then I have the perfect setting for you. The first floor of the Elgin Maida Vale can be hired for your wedding reception, with its exposed brick walls and stripped wooden floors its the prefect blank canvas to add some artist touches to for that BOHO wedding feel and with a fabulous location 100 yards from Madia Vale tube it’s an easy place to find for all of your hip and trendy London wedding guests.

Hotel Cafe Royal in Regent Street is a wonderful venue and a great location for a London wedding, situated on Regent Street right next to Piccadilly Circus your wedding guests have wonderful views of this busy street below them while dining in the opulence of the Pompadour Ballroom, one of the grandest ballrooms in London, It has been beautifully restored to feature the original detailing The Louis XVI style room has a series of fluted Corinthian pilasters and mirrored panels with gilded frames, accented further by a rich decorative ceiling, elaborately depicting scenes of love. At the far end of the room, large double doors lead on to a pillared outdoor terrace with views on to Air Street and up and down the sweep of Regent Street. Hotel Cafe Royal wedding photography

The Grove Hotel is 18 miles form central London but set in 300 acres of Hertfordshire countryside it feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of central London so if you are looking for a calm and relaxed feel but near to London then this could be ideal choice as your dream wedding venue. With a selection of different spaces available they can cater for a small intimate wedding  up to as many as 400 guests in the Amber room. with sweeping views and set it’s own beautifully manicured grounds its a delight for you and your guests to enjoy the gardens especially for a wedding in spring or summer. Grove Hotel wedding photography

 

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I hope this gives you some ideas for potential wedding venues in London, there are so many amazing wedding venues in the city and I will be adding to this list and updating it regularly so come back and see whats new soon!