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Our Top Picks In The City & East London

Wednesday 8 March 2023

 Our Top Picks In The City & East London  Tobacco Dock

Here's your chance to find out those all important venues that VSL recommend in The City and East London for your next event. From boutique restaurants and rooftop bars to multi purpose venue space there's a choice for all types of corporate events. Read on to discover your favourite...


Aqua Restaurant Group has four stunning venues in London, one of their newest additions being Shiro Aqua, a Japanese restaurant and bar located in Broadgate Circle, just minutes away from Liverpool Street station and a 5-minute walk from Moorgate.  Shiro's cuisine is a contemporary twist on traditional Japanese dishes. The restaurant is a unique venue which can cater for evening dinners, lunches, and receptions with exclusive hire available. With this location being in the heart of the city, it’s easily accessible for guests who work in central London, as well as being so near to the station it allows guests from further afield to easily get there. 

Paradise Green 

Paradise Green, one of The Daisy Green collection is one of their most aspirational and largest restaurants to date. They can host elegant private dinners from brand launches to Christmas parties. from canapés to 8-course meals – with such a range you will not be disappointed!

With stunning event spaces, food menus, and wine lists you can be highly creative with your choices, to bespoke your own personal experience. This venue is designed to bring together creativity and food with their art gallery-style restaurant.  Their private dining area on the first floor is themed with a bank heist art decoration to add to their eccentric style. 

Tobacco Dock 

Tobacco Dock is a Grade I listed warehouse in East London, with spaces allowing full creativity, quirkiness and versatility and perfect for hosting exciting new events, connecting people to new product launches, impressive seated dinners, live music entertainment, and exclusive business networking. As well as this, the venue provide a mixture of workspace areas including private offices and meeting rooms which are perfect breakouts for those large and complex corporate conferences. With its flexibility, Tobacco Dock features both inside and outdoor event spaces with lots of natural light, adjustable layouts and stunning views. Take your event from corporate to casual in no time by heading up to the quirky rooftop bar, Skylight, ideal after a day of discussion. 


This classy modern European rooftop restaurant has a lively, bubbly atmosphere featuring glass chandeliers and a large terrace for those full company summer parties. The Madison's main dining experience has a steak house focus, with a mix of the finest American dishes with inspiration from New York City. Step onto the rooftop terrace for picturesque views of the London skyline. Just moments from Bank and overlooking the iconic St Paul's Cathedral, guests will never fail to be impressed and year on year, it proves to be the most popular choice. 

Queen of Hoxton 

This cool and quirky venue is one of our favourites in downtown Shoreditch. From a bar to a club with live DJ's, to their rooftop garden party that has glorious views of Shoreditch, this three-level venue can pull off all the stops for a real party! With its latest renovation, the Queen of Hoxton can accommodate both a summer party or a snuggle lounge with their very own Tipi experience in the winter. 

These are just one of many great venues available to hire in London. Our team of free venue finding experts are on hand to create the perfect shortlist of venues in London for your next event. 

Please complete our quick enquiry form with your specific dates, budget and ideal location and we will use our experience and venue relationships to save you both time and money.

Alternatively, please send us a quick e mail or call our team now on 0207 870 9305 to discuss suitable venues for your next event.


Sam Gill

Founder Director, Venue Search London
As Founder of Venue Search London and with over 30 years of UK event experience, Sam has a vast knowledge and understanding of the London venues scene, having previously operated and designed some of the most iconic event spaces in the capital. He believes that selecting the right venue is at the very heart of every successful event.