THE TEN BEST INTIMATE LONDON WEDDING VENUES

These days it seems that bigger is not always better - in fact, lots of our brides are opting for smaller, more intimate weddings. We love the idea of a cosy luncheon or dinner for 50 of your nearest and dearest, in a venue that you can visit for years afterward. We’ve shortlisted some of our favourite London venues that provide the perfect backdrop for your day. 

 

Spring Restaurant

WHY WE LOVE: The private room at Spring is the stuff of dreams - twinkling fairy lights and a glass atrium bathe the room in a soft light that makes it seem almost magical. Plus the seasonal menu designed by the supremely talented Skye Gyngell is so divine your guests will be completely blown away.

 

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Petersham Nurseries

WHY WE LOVE: So chic, yet so understated, Petersham’s abundant foliage offers the perfect indoor-outdoor backdrop to your wedding photos. Enjoy its naturally sourced, seasonal menu in the beautiful glasshouse -  a memorable setting for an intimate afternoon.

 

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The Lanesborough 

WHY WE LOVE: Its ‘Belgravia’ room is perfect for a chic, intimate luncheon or dinner. The bright blues and striking pinks in this room complement each other beautifully and is full of colour and personality. We love the way it’s been styled for this wedding - take note!

 

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Home House

WHY WE LOVE: Tucked away on Portland Place, Home House is the perfect location for a glorious afternoon tea right in the heart of London’s West End. The house is full of its original features, including a sweeping grand staircase which makes for a pretty stunning photo.

 

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River Cafe 

WHY WE LOVE: Our favourite hangout south of the river, The River Cafe’s incredible riverside view ticks all the boxes. Yummy Italian food, gorgeous cocktails and a glamorous clientele that makes for amazing people watching.

 

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Town Hall Hotel

WHY WE LOVE: An art deco haven, with its dark wooden panelling and unique design features. Plus it has a gorgeous swimming pool, perfect for a pre-wedding morning dip. 

 

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Bistrotheque 

WHY WE LOVE: unexpected and understated; two of the many reasons we love this venue. Its relaxed industrial aesthetic perfectly compliments the fine dining experience and mouth watering menu. We also love its huge grand piano which gives you the opportunity to entertain your guests with a classic wedding singalong. All together now...

 

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Ivy Garden Chelsea 

WHY WE LOVE: An enchanting botanical setting, this supremely chic venue is perfect for a relaxed, intimate wedding. Accessories and fabrics have been meticulously thought out to create distinctive areas which are inviting and comfortable.

 

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Boundary Rooftop 

WHY WE LOVE: A beautiful glass rooftop pergola filled with foliage and views over the East of London make this an incredible, yet intimate venue. Perfect in summer and cosy in winter thanks to its wood burning fires.

 

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Osea Island 

WHY WE LOVE: ok, so it’s not quite London - but having been to a wedding here we couldn’t miss it off our must-have list. An island off the coat of Essex, Osea is nestled in 4 and a half miles of coastline and has some stunning scenery. Watch sundown and party under the stars with your guests.

 

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