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The Ultimate Guide to Summer in London

Welcome to your essential summer guide for celebrating in London’s best venues. As the city basks in sunshine, it transforms into a vibrant hub of outdoor events, perfect for any occasion. Our curated selection spans from historic buildings with lush gardens, to cutting-edge spaces overlooking the city’s skyline. Delve into our ultimate summer guide for an unforgettable summer bash in the heart of London.

The HAC, with its impressive five-acre Artillery Garden, offers a perfect blend of historical charm and modern amenities for summer parties. This venue’s majestic Armoury House enriches any event with its Georgian architecture, and its central location in London adds to its convenience and appeal. The vast open space is ideal for large-scale events, ranging from corporate sports days to elegant garden parties.

The HAC (Honourable Artillery Company) The HAC (Honourable Artillery Company)

The HAC (Honourable Artillery Company)

The Inner Temple is an outdoor oasis, known for its beautiful garden and striking architecture dating back to the 12th century. This venue is perfect for summer gatherings, offering spaces like the Parliament Chamber and the marquee in the garden which can accommodate up to 600 guests. It’s particularly popular for weddings and corporate events due to its historic significance and picturesque setting by the Thames. 

The Inner Temple: The Marquee The Inner Temple: The Marquee

The Inner Temple: The Marquee

Phantom Peak provides a unique venue experience with its fun themed, interactive town setting. This space is designed for an immersive adventure, featuring elements like waterfalls, rivers, and a mystery to solve as part of the experience. It’s a great choice for hosting dynamic summer parties that are out of the ordinary, catering to those looking for a blend of entertainment and novelty. 

Phantom Peak Phantom Peak

Phantom Peak

Pergola on the Wharf is noted for its sleek design and stunning views over Canary Wharf, making it a stylish venue for summer events. It features a large outdoor terrace and can host up to 750 people, ideal for both daytime and evening events. With two bars and a beautiful open kitchen forming the centrepiece, this venue is the perfect choice for parties in the city.

Pergola on the Wharf Pergola on the Wharf

Pergola on the Wharf

The Bowls Club in Finsbury Square is an urban retreat offering lawn bowls and a variety of other games. This venue promotes a fun and informal atmosphere, perfect for summer parties that aim to be relaxed yet engaging. It can accommodate up to 600 guests and often features live music and street food stalls, adding to the vibrant, festival-like experience. 

The Bowls Club Finsbury Square The Bowls Club Finsbury Square

The Bowls Club Finsbury Square

Lost in Brixton brings a touch of the tropics to London with its secluded rooftop space. Known for its retractable roof and capacity to host up to 440 people, this venue offers a lively ambience enhanced by live DJs and a variety of Latin American-inspired cocktails. It’s a great spot for a breezy, laid-back summer party.

Lost in Brixton Lost in Brixton

Lost in Brixton

The Prince in West Brompton is an expansive venue known for its interconnected indoor and outdoor spaces, including four restaurants and three bars. Its covered woodland garden, complete with a retractable roof, allows for all-weather gatherings, making it perfect for summer. It’s a vibrant spot that can cater to up to 800 guests, ideal for large festive occasions.

The Prince The Prince

The Prince

The Venue Group offers a collection of spaces in London, each characterised by distinctive style and ambience, and can be hired individually or as a whole. This venues variety of spaces cater to a wide range of events, from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, providing flexibility and stunning backdrops for all types of events.

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The Venue Group

The Silver Barracuda is a luxurious riverboat that cruises along the Thames. With its art deco interior and capacity for up to 235 guests, it offers a unique event experience with stunning views of London’s landmarks. This venue is perfect for exclusive parties and elegant receptions, providing a sophisticated setting with top-notch catering options.

Silver Barracuda Silver Barracuda

Silver Barracuda


As we wrap up this ultimate guide to spending your summer in London, it’s clear that the city offers vibrant options to every taste and interest. Whether you’re soaking up the historical grandeur of its iconic landmarks, or enjoying a leisurely picnic in one of its many lush parks, London in the summer is a place of endless possibilities. With this guide in hand, we hope you’re well-equipped to find the perfect venue for your summer extravaganza, and creating memories that will last a lifetime!

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