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We found 49 venues in London venues with gardens and courtyards that are great for drinks receptions and alfresco events.
This is the fourth headquarters of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers since the first was completed in 1461. This one opened in Smithfield… more »
Tucked away in a six-acre garden just beyond Moorgate, the Honourable Artillery Company is one of London’s hidden gems. On the north side… more »
Located on Chiswell Street near Moorgate station, the six distinctive spaces that make up The Brewery play host to hundreds of events every… more »
Alfresco entertaining space is a rarity in this part of town, so Gibson Hall is justifiably proud of its handsome courtyard garden. Tucked… more »
Tucked away in a garden square off London Wall, Barber-Surgeons’ Hall occupies one of the City’s loveliest locations. Although modern… more »
Though it was built in the 1920s, the rich wood panelling and casement windows of the Ironmongers’ Hall interiors have all the historic… more »
One of four ancient Inns of Court, Inner Temple’s history seeps from every corner. But don’t expect fustiness or old-fashioned service… more »
One of the finest Elizabethan halls in the country, Middle Temple Hall’s original oak roof and stained-glass windows have provided the backdrop… more »
Guests really can take a walk on the wild side with ZSL London Zoo and the 19,000 animals housed there. The new Terrace Restaurant opened… more »
Offering over 1,000sq m of flexible event space, the Nursery Pavilion is flooded with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows that… more »
One of the world’s most iconic and historic grounds, Lord’s is the Home of Cricket – but you don’t have to be a fan of the game to… more »
The Grade II-listed Imperial War Museum makes a grand & historic backdrop for events. A number of spaces are available to hire, ranging from… more »
Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Madness of King George and The Avengers all used the beautiful Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich as a… more »
Set on a 14-acre estate, Parkstead House is a beautifully restored Grade I-listed Georgian villa with impressive event space for conferences… more »
Set on a 14-acre estate overlooking Richmond Park, Parkstead House is a beautifully restored Grade I-listed Georgian villa with impressive… more »
In the summer time, gardens and courtyards available for private and corporate hire are hot property and there's the no shortage of choice in central London, the West Ed and the City. On this page of squaremeal.co.uk we've taken the time to compile a list of the top venues with outdoor spaces, all available for private hire.
Whether you're looking for a historic or royal venue with a picturesque lawn garden, or a small and quiet courtyard in central London you'll find what you're looking for here. Alternatively you could just be after a hall or meeting room for a dinner, party or conference and require a outdoor space as a breakout area. There are plenty of those too. Take a look at the livery halls and HQs in the City for example. Or one of the boutique hotels on offer perhaps, which have al fresco spaces that work particularly well for a wedding, for example.
If you're sure you want to hold an open-air event, but a garden or courtyard isn't quite then why not have a look at our balconies, terraces and roof gardens selection. Or if you've got a big group and it is space you're after, then check out our selection of marquees and temporary structures. Al fresco, but with a roof, just in case the weather takes a turn for the worse.