The best meeting places in London
16th May 2016
No matter whether it is a dinner to impress, a breakfast meeting or a large conference you are looking to host, it can be very difficult to find the best venues in London that will cater for all your specific needs.
For partners at law firms and other directors working in legal jobs, organising and attending meetings and conferences is a regular occurrence and it is therefore important to choose a venue that ticks all the boxes.
So to save you time, we have researched the best London venues for you. Our article below lists the best places to meet with your clients and the best venues to hold conferences and other meetings.
The Savoy London
The Savoy London is renowned for being one of the best hotels in the world as guests who stay at the hotel are following in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, Christian Dior, Maria Callas, Claude Monet and Katharine Hepburn.
Located in the heart of one of London’s most cosmopolitan areas, The Savoy is perfectly located for those in London on business as well as pleasure.
The Savoy also happens to be one of the best venues in London for hosting business meetings and events. Its three banqueting rooms are renowned for hosting grand affairs, while the six private rooms they boast are ideal for more intimate meetings.
Brewers’ Hall is tucked away in the quiet Aldermanbury Square right in the centre of the City of London, and it’s this central location that makes it a venue suitable for a range of events.
If you want to make a grand impression, guests can enter the building through the marble lobby and approach the first floor via the carved oak staircase to the circular reception area.
There are a number of function rooms that interconnect with each other and make for an ideal location to hold a client or business meeting.
The largest room at Brewers’ Hall, which can cater for 100 guests, is perfect for presentations, conferences and lunch and dinner meetings.
If you are looking for a room to hold a small meeting or one-to-one meetings, then the Committee Room at Brewers’ Hall is a perfect choice.
15Hatfields is a state-of-the-art venue situated on London’s South Bank.
From conferences and meetings to product launches and canapé receptions, 15Hatfields offers some of the most flexible event space in Central London. This non-profit venue has a strong emphasis on sustainability and there are a number of environmentally friendly touches across the board, including a reception desk that is made from recycled detergent bottles.
HD video conferencing equipment can also be delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, so you do not have to worry about organising the transport of this technology.
Since being commissioned by Elizabeth, Countess of Home, back in 1773 as a venue to host large parties and celebrations, Home House remains one of the best entertaining venues in the world.
There are exclusive rooms that can be adjusted to suit your every need, whilst the gardens offer event organisers the chance to host the ultimate al-fresco experience.
Home House has a variety of private rooms that can host small or large meetings. The Asylum Room at Home House can sit up to 18 people, whilst the modern boardroom can fit a meeting or presentation for up to 20 people.
There are a number of other private rooms that can be hired for large or small dinners, or standing receptions. The rooms are also perfect for networking, brainstorming or deal-making meetings.
Blue Fin Venue
Another venue located on London’s fashionable South Bank is Blue Fin Venue. Its contemporary event space and roof terraces make for an assortment of tastefully designed meeting rooms and desired space for outdoor events.
Blue Fin Venue is one of the best London venues and has an onsite hospitality team that will help you to deliver the best corporate meetings, training events or formal or informal dining meetings.
Blue Fin Venue boasts 16 different rooms and areas that can host meetings, conferences and other events.
The Decorium boasts incredible external and internal architecture that makes for a great backdrop for any event.
The Decorium offers a large amount of space that can be adapted to your individual needs and this has made The Decorium one of London’s most popular event venues.
The venue has a number of suites that can host events with the Emperor Suite suitable for large conferences and events and the Caesar Suite perfect for more intimate meetings and events.
The Book Club
The Book Club is a unique venue that can hold up to 100 people in a theatre-style setting or 60 people set out in a cabaret style.
The venue boasts Victorian features and this multi-faceted basement is ideal to hold a meeting or a small conference.
The venue can be hired from 9am to 5pm most weekdays for £250 plus VAT and is perfect if you want to book out a venue for a formal meeting or a creative brainstorming session.
The Book Club can even serve breakfast, light lunch or a fork buffet to attendees as well as rent out audio speakers, projectors and more.
Image Credit: The Savoy London, Brewers’ Hall, 15Hatfields, Home House, Blue Fin Venue, The Book Club.