London's best summer party venues

With sunshine-filled days, and warm, drawn-out evenings, summer is arguably the best time of the year to throw a party! If you’re planning on hosting a summer soiree for colleagues, clients or friends and family, then make sure to consult our list of the best summer party venues in London first. These fantastic spots are designed to make the most of the warmer weather, with many boasting stunning outdoor spaces spanning courtyards, rooftops, terraces and more! Have a scroll to find your perfect summer party venue, then click ‘book now’ to nail down a date for the diary.

Updated on 05 April 2024

When planning an event, they say the people make the place. But, after looking at some of London's best summer party venues, we think the place itself can make all the difference.

These celebratory locations all offer a variety of spaces and facilities, with excellent outdoor spaces for open-air celebrations and amazing views. We’ve scoured the capital in order to find the very best venues available for your summer party. Choose from iconic London landmarks, galleries, restaurants, palaces and even boats for your next party venue in London and celebrate the warmer season in style.

The summer (usually) brings the heat and provides the perfect conditions for throwing a soiree, wedding, product launch, hen do, business gathering and more. No matter your budget or requirements, we’re sure you’ll find something to wow your guests.

British summers are fleeting at best, so a party is a great way to make the most of it. When it comes to planning the perfect summer party - whether for work or friends and family - it's important to think about the style of event, then pick a venue to match. If you'd like to get really specific about it, we have an entire list dedicated to large summer party venues in London for proper, blowout gatherings. Equally, for smaller gatherings, then one of these gorgeous garden party venues is sure to do the trick.

Ready to start your search? Explore our list of the best summer party venues – and if you need any more help, then our free concierge service is a handy tool to make life even easier.

Roehampton Venues

Roehampton Venues

Roehampton Lane, Putney, London, SW15 5PH

Located a stone’s throw from Richmond Park, Roehampton Venues is well-suited to corporate events including summer away days and team building experiences. Set in the grounds of its grade II-listed Grove House, the patio terrace offers a wonderful setting to reconnect with your team.

Max Meeting 140
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 100
The Broadcaster & Aerial Rooftop

The Broadcaster & Aerial Rooftop

89 Wood Lane, White City, London, W12 7FX

Housed inside the Television Centre at White City, this expansive venue is spread across three floors with a restaurant and bar, dedicated events space, outdoor terrace and private dining room. Whatever you’re planning, there’s a space to suit!

Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 150
Beit el Zaytoun

Beit el Zaytoun

Park Royal , Park Royal, London, NW10 7AE

Lebanese restaurant Beit el Zaytoun is ideally located next to a canal, offering a tranquil setting for a summer party. Enjoy a meal in the glass conservatory for a bright and uplifting lunch or dinner.

Max Banquet 50
Sea Containers Events

Sea Containers Events

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

Nestled along the South Bank, Sea Containers is a versatile riverside venue with numerous event spaces boasting views of the Thames. For a summer party, the roof terrace is the best option, for up to 150 standing guests.

Max Meeting 215
Max Standing 600
Max Banquet 150
Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch

Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch

10-50 Willow Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4BH

The Penthouse at Nobu Shoreditch boasts a spacious terrace, an intimate chef’s table and access via a private lift, for a summer party that has it all. Book the chef’s table for up to eight guests, or a standing reception for up to 50.

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 240
Hyatt Place London City East

Hyatt Place London City East

9th Floor, Hyatt Place London City East, Aldgate, London, E1 1DU

This East London rooftop scores top marks for providing epic views of the city’s skyline. Perched on the ninth floor of the Hyatt Place Hotel, PocketSquare Skyline Bar & Terrace is the perfect spot for you and 80 other guests to enjoy a soiree in the sky.

Max Standing 100
Max Banquet 80
SUSHISAMBA City

SUSHISAMBA City

110 Bishopsgate, City of London, London, EC2N 4AY

The iconic roof terrace at Sushisamba City provides breath-taking views of London and is the highest outdoor dining space in Europe! Book for a suave cocktail and canapé party like no other.

Max Theatre 200
Max Standing 400
Max Banquet 110
The West London Shooting School

The West London Shooting School

Sharvel Lane, Northolt, London, UB5 6RA

Take your team to this stately clubhouse in West London for a multiactivity day combining everything from shooting to quad biking and archery. Its beautiful grounds are best experienced in the summer, and you can always host a barbecue outdoors to round off a day of entertainment.

Max Meeting 40
Max Standing 72
Max Banquet 40
Coq d

Coq d'Argent

1 Poultry, City of London, London, EC2R 8EJ

Travel up to the top floor of Cod D’Argent to find lush lawns and gardens overlooking London’s high-rise skyline. It’s covered and heated for all weather conditions, and can be booked for both dinners and drinks receptions.

Max Meeting 70
Max Standing 400
Max Banquet 150
Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

East Molesey, Hampton, London, KT8 9AU

It doesn’t get much more impressive than the historic Hampton Court Palace, the former home of royalty! Its glass garden room, or bright and airy marquee, would be best placed to host a summer party.

Max Meeting 180
Max Standing 1200
Max Banquet 600
Raven

Raven's Ait

Ravens Ait Island, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4HN

If a waterside venue is what you’re after, Raven’s Ait is plonked in the middle of the River Thames! Book the marquee for large events of up to 400 people, while its smaller suites are great for intimate parties. Catering is provided in-house by a dedicated chef team.

Max Meeting 250
Max Theatre 250
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 250
Angler

Angler

South Place Hotel, Moorgate, London, EC2M 2AF

Michelin-starred restaurant Angler doubles as a high-rise venue, with its terrace proving popular with event planners. It’s heated and covered thanks to a retractable roof, and can be hired in conjunction with the restaurant if required.

Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 84
Le Pont de la Tour

Le Pont de la Tour

The Butlers Wharf Building, Bermondsey, London, SE1 2YE

Le Pont de la Tour’s stellar location overlooking the Thames and Tower Bridge is best enjoyed during the summer. We suggest opting for exclusive hire, which includes use of the restaurant and outdoor terrace for up to 300 standing guests.

Max Meeting 110
Max Standing 400
Max Banquet 110
Swingers West End

Swingers West End

15 John Prince's Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AB

Get your golf game on at Swingers, one of London’s best crazy golf experiences. Located right next to Oxford Circus station, this fun, fairground-themed venue offers a sun-soaked terrace with lush planting, comfortable banquettes and a retractable roof.

Max Theatre 100
Max Standing 270
The Conservatory & Garden Room

The Conservatory & Garden Room

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

This hidden oasis tucked inside the Barbican is one of London's best secrets. Surrounded by over 2,000 types of tropical plants, the rooftop Conservatory is a spectacular space able to host everything from drinks parties to full-blown banquets.

Max Meeting 150
Max Theatre 150
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 280
116 Pall Mall

116 Pall Mall

116 Pall Mall, St. James's, London, SW1Y 5ED

116 Pall Mall boasts a brilliant secret in the form of its alfresco terrace. Located slap bang in the middle of London, yet surrounded by lush trees and greenery, you'd never know that you're mere moments from The Mall and St James’s Park. Host a summer soiree for up to 100.

Max Meeting 90
Max Theatre 250
Max Standing 350
Max Banquet 250
The Conduit

The Conduit

6 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA

The rooftop restaurant at The Conduit is a relaxed location for guests to dine and mingle while enjoying views of the capital's skyline. Featuring an outdoor pergola, open kitchen and lush greenery, it’s suited and booted for every style of occasion!

Max Meeting 100
Max Theatre 150
Max Standing 180
Max Banquet 120
Goodenough College Events & Venue Hire

Goodenough College Events & Venue Hire

Goodenough College, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 2AB

The Quad ais a tranquil lawn overlooked by Goodenough College’s red brick walls. Only available to hire during the summer months, it’s a popular option for BBQs and drinks receptions, or bespoke packages can be created to suit your specific requirements.

Max Meeting 120
Max Theatre 250
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 220
Madison

Madison

1 New Change, Rooftop Terrace, City of London, London, EC4M 9AF

Madison’s rooftop is undoubtedly one of the best outdoor events spaces in the capital. With St Paul’s in direct view, and boasting a VIP terrace and lounge, this exclusive spot can be adapted to suit your style of event. Book it for up to 250 guests.

Max Standing 750
Max Banquet 120
Rose Court Events

Rose Court Events

Rose Court Events, Southwark, London, SE1 9HS

Sitting pretty on the South Bank, Rose Court Events boasts a rather lovely roof garden with panoramic views of London. This exclusive space is able to host over 300 guests – it’s the hottest ticket for summer parties.

Max Meeting 14
Max Standing 450
Max Banquet 140

Already found the perfect summer party venue? Now it's time for the fun part - decorating! We've compiled a list of the best summer party decorations to buy for your next alfresco event, from pretty lighting to impressive balloon displays. 

Planning a summer event that's a little more intimate? No problem. Check out the best oudoor private dining rooms in London with stunning alfresco spaces for hire. Find everything from rooftops with retractable roofs to jungle-inspired hidden gardens - your next private dinner party has never looked so good. 

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