There’s nothing quite like summer in London. The sun shines, the city bustles and there’s a party around every corner. But with so many venue choices from rooftops to warehouses, finding the perfect backdrop for your sunshine celebration can be a daunting task.
Luckily, our event experts have a huge breadth of knowledge about the wide range of summer party options in and around the city, so all you have to worry about is your guestlist! Below, Jake Lewis, our Head of Client Services, gives a quick insight into his top 5 summer party picks of the moment. For more venue inspiration, browse over 6,000 venues at Hire Space to find your dream location.
41 Portland Place
Located a stone’s throw from Oxford Street, 41 Portland Place is a stunning Georgian townhouse with a hidden secret – a sun-soaked roof terrace for 40 guests! This versatile space is great for a summer’s evening full of street food-style stations, delicious drinks, and a sophisticated feel.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
This iconic venue in leafy St John’s Wood isn’t just a world-famous sporting location: their Harris Garden is a dreamy spot for summer parties of up to 200 guests! Did we mention their award-winning in-house catering?
Trafalgar St James
The rooftop at this central spot is a gorgeous and sophisticated setting for a summer party. Accommodating up to 140 guests, expect unrivalled views of iconic Trafalgar Square and the rest of the city in this chic spot. Plus, in case the good old British weather makes a surprise appearance, there’s even a retractable roof!
Next on our list, we have a sun-soaked spot with unparalleled views of our glorious city. Located on the 10th floor of the glitzy Montcalm Hotel, Aviary is an uber-sophisticated playground for city-dwellers. A luxury aesthetic, delectable food options, and expertly-curated cocktails seal the deal for a summer soiree here.
Skylight at Tobacco Dock
Looking to head to trendy East London and throw a summer celebration with a twist? Situated on the rooftop of a disused carpark, Skylight at Tobacco Dock is a vast open-plan space with games, entertainment, street food, and all-round great summer vibes!
And there you have it! Five fantastic summer party options for this year’s celebrations. For more ideas or guidance on planning your summer party, get in touch with the team and we’d be more than happy to help!