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Top London Summer Party Venues: North, South, East, West and Central!

Wednesday 8 May 2024

 London Summer Event Venue

Summer Party season is right around the corner, so if you haven't yet considered where you might host your corporate summer event, now is the time! Here at VSL, we know the best spots to soak up those sunsets and seasonal cocktails, so take note as we delve into our top 5 spots across the capital.

London offers an extensive range of summer venues, from stylish rooftop terraces overlooking the iconic London skyline, to botanical garden retreats in the heart of the city; there's something to suit every taste and occasion. Whether you're planning an intimate summer evening soiree or large scale corporate party, the venues across London offer endless possibilities to create memorable events in this vibrant and dynamic city. With that in mind, here will will explore our top five summer party venues, from each region of the city: North, South, East, West and Central London.

North London - Bubba Oasis

Bubba Oasis is the ultimate urban retreat. Located in Islington, this venue is perfect for those looking for a venue which oozes laid-back vibes and vibrant energy, where palm trees sway and cocktails flow; the venue is a tropical escape all whilst remaining within central London! The roof terrace has capacity for 100 standing or up to 60 guests for a seated with a fully retractable roof and heaters, and guarantees a great time regardless of the unpredictable British weather. Accompanied with a west-facing position, views of the summer evening sunsets are truly magical. Bubba Oasis is your go-to zen destination for a vibey, relaxed summer party. 

South London - Kia Oval

The Kia Oval is the definition of a hidden gem, especially for those seeking a versatile venue that has it all. Just a 4-minute walk from Vauxhall station, the venue has convenient transport links meaning central London is only a short journey away. With an extensive range of event spaces on offer, the Kia Oval has a mix of Rooftop bars, covered terraces and indoor afterparty spaces, perfect for groups ranging from upwards of 900 to more intimate gatherings of 30 - there really is a space for every occasion. What really sets this venue apart is that six of the main terraces feature direct access to indoor space; providing a contingency plan for the weather which is always an added bonus. 

East London - Florattica

Nestled above the corporate streets of the city below and just a stones throw from Aldgate Station, Florattica Rooftop Bar is an urban oasis in the sky. Situated on the 11th floor of Canopy by Hilton London City and with its own dedicated entrance, as you step out the elevator, you are hit with stunning views of London's skyline from every angle. This East London rooftop bar is elegant and fresh with vibrant colours and forest greens, with gold details to create a real sense of urban chic. This beautiful rooftop space is the perfect excuse to stay and soak up those gorgeous summer evenings - with an Aperol in hand, what more could you want!

West London - The Conduit

In the heart of the infamous Covent Garden, The Conduit is a haven away from the bustling streets below. With a number of private meeting areas, an events floor, and rooftop terrace with stunning views of the London skyline, this private members club is perfect spot for summer gatherings in London's West End. Surrounded by lush greenery and floral details, the two main spaces to note are the Rooftop Pergola and Rucola. Decked out with plants, flowers and foliage, the Pergola can accommodate standing groups of up to 80 guests or seated groups of up to 60. For larger gatherings, exclusive hire of the Rucola and Pergola accommodates up to 170 standing; ensuring an unforgettable summer celebration high above Covent Garden 

Central London - The Montague on the Gardens

The Montague on the Gardens is home to an award-winning beach bar, which promises a fun-filled and quirky summer party. Ideally located just off of Russell Square, this central location ensures the venue is easily accessible from all corners of our capital. Complete with real sand, a charming beach-hut style thatched roof, and seasonal cocktails, guests are transported to a tropical retreat (It's hard to believe you're not in the Bahamas rather than the heart of central London!) The beach bar can accommodate parties of up to 160 standing along with the Great Russell Suite which is perfect for an afterparty, complete with a built-in dance floor and private bar.

From sophisticated rooftops to hidden city terraces... London really does have it all when it comes to summer party venues. Each with their own style, vibe and unique features combined with warm summer evenings, delectable food offerings and seasonal cocktails, it really is a match made in heaven! 

These venues are just a handful of great summer venues London has to offer. Our team of free venue finding experts are on hand to create the perfect shortlist of venues in London for your next event.

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Amelia Fitzgerald

Senior Account Executive, Venue Search London
After graduating from university, Amelia has joined the VSL team as a Senior Account Executive. From working on events at the Singapore Grand Prix, to private concerts with world famous singers - Amelia loves the buzz of seeing an event's journey from concept to creation and is excited to put her London venue knowledge to use.