If you want to get good attendance get a room with a view. Here’s our pick of some of the best venues with views in London.

Venues with views in London

Blueprint Cafe

Overlooking the Thames with views of Tower Bridge and as far east as Canary Wharf, The Blueprint Cafe is a light and airy informal venue with its own terrace. Floor to ceiling windows enable good views and, if the weather permits, can be opened for an outdoor feel.

Standing: 170
Seated dinner with dance floor: 120

A venue with views of Tower Bridge

Venue with a view on Bankside

Rumpus Room at The Mondrian

Trendy rooftop bar and lounge located on the 12th floor of the Mondrian Hotel.  The space can be hired for private events if you can get the availability. The Rumpus Room is all about panache and glamour, encapsulated within a glass box structure. The outdoor terrace is another asset which is popular with smokers.

Standing: 250
Seated: this venue is more suited to stand up rather than seated events.

The Gherkin

The Gherkin is a modern skyscraper that has won the hearts of London with its quirky shape. At the top of this glass tower are three floors available for private hire. Towering 180m above London, what makes this venue unique is it’s 360° city views ,which on a good day gives views as far as the Home Counties, as well as the nearer landmarks of London.

Meetings: 140
Standing: 260
Seated dinner: 140

A venue with 360 degree view of London

Triple aspect views of London

Landing 42

If you are into venues with views in London trivia, this is thehighest dedicated event venue in London is the proud boast of Landing 42, located at the top of the Cheesegrater. It is pretty sizeable too with over 5,000 ft.² of event space, which equates to a capacity for up to 300 guests for a reception. Floor-to-ceiling windows give great triple aspect views. The space is accessed by super-fast glass lifts, that also have great views, and are said to be the fastest in Europe.

Meetings: 250
Standing: 300
Seated dinner: 220


Located at Oxo Tower Wharf, a landmark award-winning space between Southbank and Bankside, Oxo2 shares its home with contemporary designers, cafes, bars and restaurants.
The historic building built in the 1930 fell into disrepair. Fast forward to the late 1990 and a £20m refurbishment programme and hey presto the space is transformed.  It is now a smart contemporary blank canvas venue with wide views across the Thames.

Meetings: 200
Standing: 400
Seated dinner: 180

River views at Southbank

A high rise garden view at dusk

Sky Garden

All venues need a USP and the Sky Garden’s is pretty special in the true sense of the word. As London’s tallest public garden situated on top of 20 Fenchurch, which houses the highest landscaped public gardens in the capital as well as restaurants, a bar and venue space for private hire. When you are 35 floor up you can expect good views of the city.

Standing: 450
Seated dinner: 150

Aqua Shard

Located on level 31 of your Europe’s tallest building, the Aqua Shard is one of the few venues that can be hired within the Shard. There are a variety of event permutations at this venue, from hiring their private dining room (up to 22), renting one of their Gin or Tea wings (Gin wing can cater for 200 standing and 100 seated, the Tea wing can cater for 150 standing) or hiring the space exclusively  for 700 standing or 280 seated guests.

Standing: 700
Seated dinner: 280

Bar with a view of London

Private garden hire in London is a rarity

Roof Gardens, Kensington

Back in the day the roof gardens topped the former department store Derry and Toms and then the 70s sensation Biba. Since the 1980s it has been part of Richard Branson’s Virgin empire. The garden caters for all tastes with an English woodland, Tudor garden, as well as a Spanish garden that is available for private hire during the day and Monday to Thursday evenings.

Meetings: 150
Standing: 500
Seated dinner: 200

IET London: Savoy Place

A £300 million investment program has brought the facilities at this conference and event venue up to scratch after a two year refurbishment. For meetings there is a choice between the mahogany panelled lecture theatre seating 451 delegates or for something more modern there is a contemporary lecture theatre able to seat 190. With regards to rooms with a view there is a choice of meeting rounds with views over the Thames topped off with a roof terrace.

Meeting: 451
Standing: 330
Seated dinner:330

Exterior shot of the venue that overlooks the Thames

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