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We found 77 venues in Unusual, unique & funky venues in central London. We define 'funky' as: arty, colourful, fun & designer-driven..
Built in the early 19th century as a store for tobacco imports, Tobacco Dock has been beautifully restored and now offers a series of industrial-style… more »
A modern take on the French tea house, and the home of the iconic macaron, Ladurée in Covent Garden is also a chic event space for breakfast… more »
Home to the world’s largest collection of art and design, the Victoria and Albert Museum – known as the V&A – is one of London’s most… more »
Icetank Studio is a recently built studio space in Covent Garden. Incorporating innovative Danish design, as well as contemporary designer… more »
Interactive restaurant Aveqia takes a different approach to group dining, inviting parties of up to 18 guests into the kitchen to prepare… more »
Not to be confused with the home of Surrey County Cricket Club, this hip east London venue welcomes a spectrum of events, from conferences… more »
Thirty or so years after leaving London, The Playboy Club is back. It reopened its doors and reinstated the iconic Bunnies in 2011, following… more »
Famed for hosting circus parties around the world, Cirque Le Soir found a permanent residence in London in 2009. An evening at the venue is… more »
This Covent Garden venue is a private members’ club and media facility designed for the creative industries. Located in an 18th-century… more »
Set on Holborn Circus on the western fringe of the City, the site of St Andrew Church has been a place of worship since Roman times. The Sir… more »
Described by Damien Hirst as ‘the cultural heartbeat of London’, the ICA is an internationally renowned contemporary arts centre just… more »
The oldest of the East India Company’s surviving ware-houses, which sits opposite Liverpool Street station, is the setting for one of D&D… more »
Quietly glamorous is the best way to describe The Arch London, a luxury lifestyle hotel by Marble Arch. Spread across seven Georgian townhouses… more »
Situated in a stunning Grade I-listed building right next to Bank, The Royal Exchange Grand Café comprises a light and airy courtyard flanked… more »
Named after Cuba’s most famous cocktail bar, Floridita transports guests to Havana by way of sultry music, authentic drinks and modern Latin… more »
Trend conscious event organisers will need a venue that is as cool and unusual as the event itself. London isn’t short on funky venues that will complement the most modish party or reception. Squaremeal.co.uk has an exclusive list of London and the UK’s best funky spaces. Whether funky means great views, a party atmosphere, an arty and designer vibe or just really good fun, the list above has a selection of London and the UK’s top venues. All you lucky brides-to-be out there will know that picking a venue to perfectly match the style and ambience of a wedding is a tricky business. With the list of funky venues we’ve put together, we hope to make even your most unusual hiring requirements a bit easier. And let’s not forget conferences centres, there’s some light, bright and modern venues dotted across London and beyond that make you think, funky.