London's best modern venues for hire

A venue with lots of windows and plenty of natural light is often near the top of a party organiser’s must-have list. Like-wise a light, airy and fresh meeting room is popular, particularly for an important conference or meeting where your delegates need to be. To help you out, we’ve put together a big list of modern venues in London, which tick all the boxes, and will provide a great backdrop to enhance your event and make it unforgettable. Venue hire is often stressful, especially as there are so many contemporary and modern spaces London has to offer, but you’re in safe hands with us.

Updated on 08 July 2021

Finding it difficult to find a venue that manages to be light, bright, and modern? It can be overwhelming trying to find the right one to create a certain mood or suit a particular audience, so we wanted to help you out. We’ve created this list to make it easier for you, and so you can make the best choice for your upcoming event.

We’ve considered a whole host of different occasions, budgets, locations, and more to compile this list of the best modern venues London has to offer. There are some great contemporary spaces out there available for venue hire. Whether you’re an organiser keen to put your own unique stylistic stamp on a party, or looking to launch a product to potential clients, there’s a modern venue to suit all occasions.

From blank-canvas design party spaces to light, bright and uncluttered conference centres and galleries, there’s a myriad of options for your next venue hire. Some have lofty, clean looks while others are kitted out with the latest AV equipment and tiered seating for conferences, while some are noted heritage sites that can still cater to more modern tastes. Scroll down to see what modern venues London has to offer.

Skylon

Skylon

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London, SE1 8XX

Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 300
Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London

Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London

31 St Thomas Street, London, London, SE1 9QU

Max Meeting 120
Max Standing 140
Max Banquet 100
Roast

Roast

The Floral Hall, Borough Market, Stoney Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 1TL

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 110
Sea Containers Events

Sea Containers Events

18 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9RQ

Max Meeting 215
Max Standing 600
Max Banquet 150
Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Galleries

Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London, W2 3XA

Max Standing 250
Lumiere London

Lumiere London

65B Hopton Street, Southwark, London, SE1 9LR

Max Meeting 50
Max Theatre 70
Max Standing 80
Max Banquet 50
Plateau

Plateau

4th Floor Canada Place, Canada Square, Canary Wharf , Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QS

Max Meeting 30
Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 200
The Orangery & Courtyard at No.11 Cavendish Square

The Orangery & Courtyard at No.11 Cavendish Square

11–13 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AN

Max Meeting 136
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 120
Cinnamon Bazaar

Cinnamon Bazaar

28 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7JS

Max Meeting 12
Max Standing 85
Max Banquet 65
Artigiano

Artigiano

12a Belsize Terrace, Belsize Park, London, NW3 4AX

Max Banquet 70
The Allbright Mayfair

The Allbright Mayfair

24-26 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1QH

Max Meeting 26
Max Standing 100
Max Banquet 80
The Orrery

The Orrery

55 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 5RB

Max Standing 130
Max Banquet 110
German Gymnasium

German Gymnasium

1 King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London, N1C 4BU

Max Standing 600
Max Banquet 250
The Terrace at The Last Drop

The Terrace at The Last Drop

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, Stratford, London, E20 2AD

Max Meeting 120
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 104
Searcys at The Gherkin

Searcys at The Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, London, London, EC3A 8EP

Max Meeting 140
Max Standing 260
Max Banquet 140
Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London, NW1 2BE

Max Meeting 154
Max Theatre 161
Max Standing 390
Max Banquet 80
The Conservatory & Garden Room

The Conservatory & Garden Room

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DS

Max Meeting 150
Max Standing 650
Max Banquet 280

Light, bright, modern venues are great for all kinds of occasions, at any time of year. We love that in the summer they allow you to appreciate the (hopefully!) good weather, and in the evening, they make the most of the daylight we have before it dips down for the evening.

If you're still searching for the perfect place for a party, why not check out our list of cool party venues? These are guarenteed to impress guests.