Top 10 Wedding Venues in London Reviews of the News

Top 10 Wedding Venues in London Reviews of the News

London is arguably the UK’s most iconic city. It oozes history and sophistication. As the capital of England, it is the country’s focal point, and what better place to celebrate the most important day of your life? The huge city offers plenty of splendid venues to indulge all of your bridal fantasies, and here is a list of the Top Ten London Wedding Venues to tickle your fancy.

  • The Savoy

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This famous London hotel, steeped in cultural history, has been rejuvenated for the 21 st century. The glamour of the last 125 years continues to gleam from its walls, ceilings, floors and ornate décor. It is at this venue that your wedding will be planned by the renowned Bruce Russell. His truly dedicated team will work tirelessly to ensure everything runs smoothly on your big day. There is even a creative team of chefs on-site to create an entirely bespoke menu for you. For a truly breath-taking experience, use the stunning Lancaster Ballroom where its opulent designs can house up to 300 guests in a memorable dinner and dancing experience.

  • Chiswick House and Gardens

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This Italianate villa is a treasure-trove of renaissance artwork and oozes classical charm. It was originally built amongst the towering pine trees by the Earl of Burlington in 1762 to boast his art collection. The lavish interior still houses many of these works and the formal gardens reveal statues, which adds to the chic appearance of this venue. Visit the 19 th century glasshouse, the iconic set for the Beatles’ video, Paperback Writer, for drinks with guests and exchange your vows in the atmospheric Domed Saloon.

  • The Corinthia Hotel

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The exterior of The Corinthia bursts out from the street like a flagship for traditional London charm. As you enter, its Lobby Lounge exudes drama with a 1000-crystal globe chandelier and all-white marble surroundings. The Victorian Ballroom is flooded with light, emanating through the windows and from the large mirrors which line the walls. For newly-wedded couples, the Royal Penthouse is the place to spend your first night of marital bliss. It simply could not be enhanced more by the private roof terrace with panoramic views of London.

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Top 10 Wedding Venues in London Reviews of the News

Lying 30m above the streets of Kensington, is a Mediterranean paradise just begging for you to say ‘I do’. Lush groves of flowers decorate the pathways and surround the grand villa, its design reminiscent of the architecture of the ancient Moors. There are four graceful flamingos which saunter across the surprising one and a half acres of Spanish, Tudor and English woodland themed gardens. They can feature in your wedding pictures and if you choose to also dine alfresco, it will feel as if you are getting married on holiday, with all the convenience of being in the heart of London.

  • Mandarin Oriental

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The Mandarin Oriental offers a wedding venue fit for a princess. For your wedding party to arrive at the private Royal Entrance, the Queen will have had to exclusively grant you permission to use it. You can host your reception in the legendary gilded ballroom, clad in 24 carat gold and afterwards indulge in the heavenly spa. A stay in the Royal Suite will offer you a balcony fit for a regal wave, which overlooks Hyde Park. From this room, you can wake to watch the Household Cavalry as if they were processing for you and your Prince.

  • Kew Gardens

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Prepare for your bouquet to be upstaged at the Kew Gardens wedding venue. The Princess of Wales Conservatory is famed for its rare orchids and under its glass panels you can host the lushest of drinks receptions. Exchange your vows in the light and airy Nash Conservatory, made prestigious by its construction from bricks moved from Buckingham Palace in 1836. After exploring the 300 acres of the most pleasantly fragranced Royal Botanical Gardens, named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003, party with guests in the well-designed Orangery. You simply could not find a more pleasantly decorated backdrop for your wedding photos.

  • Pancras Renaissance Hotel

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An absolutely magnificent venue, both inside and out, which is so quintessentially ‘London’. Its red brick exterior makes it a visually pleasing landmark against the grey city. Inside, the majesty of the Hansom Hall will impress you and your guests as much as the gothic Grand Staircase. The exquisite architectural creation catches the eye with its detailed royal blue patterns, deep red surroundings and gold accenting. This wedding venue’s proximity to the famous Grade 1 listed building, St. Pancras Station, makes for interesting photographs with a strong London vibe.

  • Claridge’s

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This hotel has a century of fame and glamour attached to its famous chequerboard floor. Audrey Hepburn, Kate Moss and many royals have added to the legend that is Claridge’s of London. For a ballroom that is wholly iridescent, come to Claridge’s. Its marble and mirrors reflect the 1930s design at the heart of this art-deco creation. Celebrities such as David Walliams and Lara Stone have said ‘I do’ here. For smaller events, the French Salon exudes all the fanciful charm of eighteenth century style. For the ultimate experience, end your night in the fashionable Piano Suite, designed by Diane von Furstenberg, with its own butler service.

  • Rosewood

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This October, the old Chancery Court Hotel reopened as part of the luxury Rosewood Hotels family, after an extensive £130, 000, 000 renovation. This has seen the manor house-style rooms retain their essence but blend with a clean, modern finish. There is a magnificent, sweeping marble staircase for your wedding photographs. The Event Studio offers brides the exceptional service of an in-house wedding planner with whom they can even select which crockery they wish their guests to dine from and the flowers which will appear in each of the rooms the wedding party inhabits. This venue is confident it can deliver the ultimate London wedding experience.

  • The Dorchester

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This historic building holds a glut of gilded rooms with unparalleled views of Mayfair. It is one of the most refined wedding venues London has to offer with its timeless glamour, spa oasis and Michelin-starred cuisine. Each spacious room features specially commissioned fabrics and antique furniture. This is a honey-pot for high society, drawing celebrities and world leaders to party here, and even exchange their own vows. For a more intimate ceremony there is The Penthouse and Pavilion which is an equally lavish location for the bride and groom to enjoy at the Dorchester.


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