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With a handy location next to Blackfriars station, sweeping views across the Thames and a stack of spaces, this striking venue ticks some… more »
Described by National Heritage as ‘the grandest example of a Victorian ballroom in existence’, the main space in this Grade II-listed… more »
The five-star Royal Garden Hotel towers above Kensington Gardens, offering spectacular views across the park from both its 10th-floor restaurant… more »
Guests really can take a walk on the wild side with ZSL London Zoo and the 5,000 animals housed there. The zoo offers a choice of 15 function… more »
After a £40m redevelopment, the iconic Hippodrome re-opened to great fanfare in summer 2012 as a casino. In addition to the gaming floors… more »
Convenient and cool, this architecturally renowned venue occupies a distinctive modernist building off the southern end of Tottenham Court… more »
Opened in Victoria in late summer 2012, the state-of-the-art St James Theatre has been offering guests a line-up of internationally renowned… more »
Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the Grade II-listed BMA House is built in the grounds of Charles Dickens’ home and has served as the base… more »
The former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone, 10-11 Carlton House is now home to the British Academy. In 2012, the venue, between… more »
A well-known name across the city, Smollensky’s is most famous for its hearty grills, but also serves up some fine event space. Established… more »
The award-winning InterContinental London Park Lane enjoys one of the capital’s most prestigious addresses: Number One Park Lane. Comprising… more »
Over the years, the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden has hosted some of the world’s leading politicians, royalty and celebrities.… more »
With a prime Mayfair location overlooking Green Park, the original Hard Rock Cafe is home to some of the world’s most iconic rock ‘n’… more »
The RSA House reopened in September 2012, following a £3m renovation. The John Adam-designed home of the Royal Society for the Encouragement… more »
The first JW Marriott Hotel to open in the UK, Grosvenor House – the grande dame of Park Lane – boasts some of the best large-scale event… more »
If you get the chance to read the news section of our quarterly magazine, Square Meal Venues & Events, you'll know that recently refurishbed venues abound across London. Seldom a week goes by when we don't here about an events venue, be it a restaurant, private dining room, nightclub, bar or conference centre, getting a timely facelift to entice you bookers to have a look.
The London 2012 Olympics has generated an enormous influx of interest in the capital, and some of the £11bn, or so, spent on sprucing the city up has been put towards the recent refurbishments you see in this squaremeal.co.uk list. The refurbed venues available for private and corporate hire you can see cover all areas of the City. From central London and the West End to Thames-side, the east and, of course, the great City of London.
In the summer months, you'll notice a whole host of outdoor spaces or roof terraces that get a facelift, in the winter, there will be event-ready venues revamped especially for the all-important Christmas season and the parties that come with it. So whether you're booking a wedding, party, dinner, conference or business meeting, you can be sure to find a en vogue venue that has been refurbished to cater for you forward thinking event bookers.