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22 of the Best London Pub Wedding Venues for City Couples

Dreaming of a relaxed and laidback celebration in one of the coolest London pub wedding venues? Here are 22 of the best…

Red brick pub building on a street corner with union jack and trees

If thoughts of tying the knot in a relaxed city setting with traditional food and plenty of booze fill you with excitement, you should add a few London pub wedding venues to your shortlist.

The great British pub is the perfect choice for laidback couples, offering lower hire prices, easily accessible locations and plenty of cool photo opportunities. Most of them also cater for a range of different wedding guest list sizes too.

From cool and contemporary pub restaurants to rustic wedding venues, here are the best pubs available for wedding day hire in the capital.

22 Fun Pub Wedding Venues in London

1. The Admiral Hardy - Greenwich

Pub room laid for wedding meal with white round tables, wooden chairs and a balcony

The Admiral Hardy is a chic and contemporary pub wedding venue nestled in the heart of maritime London. It sits on the corner of the bustling Greenwich market and oozes charm.

Located on the second floor is the spectacular Clarence Hall, the perfect spot for your wedding breakfast. It has a capacity of 120 guests and boasts impressively large windows which flood the space with natural light. For more intimate celebrations, there’s The Admiral Room. Ideal for up to 60 guests, it can be used for both a banquet-style reception or canapés and dancing.

Whichever reception space you chose, you’ll be treated to an array of delicious menu options and a wonderful list of locally sourced drinks. Oh, and plenty of wedding photo backdrops including the iconic Cutty Sark.

Another highlight of this venue is their dedicated team. One Hitched user said, "The wait staff we had for the Hardy room were fantastic and very attentive we got lots of compliments from family & friends on their service."

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £30

Deals: Wedding party guests are encouraged to make the most of reduced room rates, allowing them to enjoy luxurious accommodation for only £145 per night. 

There are also some dates in January and February 2024 on offer with a reduced minimum spend of £6,000 for exclusive use of Clarence Hall and the Hardy Room.

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2. The County Arms - Wandsworth

Pub event room divided into two with wooden chairs, gallery walls, wooden beams and hanging lights

Located at the North end of Trinity Road and right opposite Wandsworth Common is The County Arms, a traditional family pub with exceptional service.

The County Arms is perfect for weddings in every season. During winter weddings, you can warm up in front of roaring log fires, and in the summer the beautiful lavender-lined gardens will be the ideal spot for a barbecue.

Whether you’re looking for an intimate sit-down dinner with your closest friends and family or a full party with DJ, the dedicated team will be able to cater. You're sure to be impressed - one newlywed said, "The food is soooo tasty and we really couldn’t ask for a better way to celebrate our special day!"

The County Arms is also fully licensed to hold wedding ceremonies, so you can host your entire day under one roof. What’s not to love?

Capacity: Up to 160 guests

Pricing: Menus from £50

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3. The White Horse on Parsons Green - Parsons Green

Traditional English pub overlooking road, pub garden and trees

Located on the tip of Parsons Green is The White Horse, a charming and inviting pub with a history which dates right back to the 19th century.

The White Horse has always prided itself on creative food and drink options, making it the perfect venue for your unforgettable wedding day.

With the pub’s largest room seating up to 100 guests, there are a range of spaces ideal for whatever size reception you choose.

When it comes to the food, your wedding breakfast will be prepared by a team of esteemed chefs. Specialising in British classics, they’ll bring you a dining experience that your guests will never forget.

Capacity: Up to 160 guests

Pricing: Menus from £50

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4. Harrild and Sons - Farringdon

Red brick building on a street between two glass buildings

Situated on Farringdon Road in the heart of the City is Harrild and Sons, a grade II-listed former printing press factory with exposed brickwork and industrial features.

The large and modern space is perfect for your wedding reception with its stylish interior, striking bar and large dining tables. Natural light fills the space thanks to large windows and skylights, and there’s even an outside patio area available in the summer!

120 people can be hosted by an industry-leading kitchen team and exceptional team of bartenders who are dedicated to ensuring your wedding day is spectacular.

They offer a three-tiered, specially tailored wedding menu developed by executive chef Dan Spence, as well as paired wines, prestige spirits and a personalised cocktail list. In the words of one Hitched couple, "You won’t regret booking! We loved our day there."

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: POA

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5. The Princess Victoria - Hammersmith & Fulham

Long table in event room with patterned wallpaper and chandeliers

If you’re dreaming of a wedding celebration which is understated and intimate, The Princess Victoria is the London pub wedding venue for you. They pride themselves on simple and elegant wedding parties rather than over-the-top affairs.

When booking your wedding here, you have the choice of exclusively booking out the entire pub or celebrating in their stunning 1829 room. This room is decorated in deep greens and can host between 50 and 90 people.

If you choose to hire the entire pub, there’s a maximum capacity of 280 – no need to cut that guest list down!

The range of menus at The Princess Victoria are what really set it apart. Plus, with over 100 gins, 40 craft beers and award-winning wines, there will be plenty to wash all that delicious food down!

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: Menus from £34

Deals: Hiring the Princess Victoria for your wedding between September 2023 - March 2024 means you'll have a minimum spend of only £2,000. You can also have exclusive use of the patio for only £200.

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6. Heist Bank - Kensington & Chelsea

Restaurant venue with mismatched furniture, hanging plants, tiled walls and industrial decor

Heist Bank is full of personality and offers a range of quirky and unique wedding reception options for between 20 and 300 guests.

If you get married here you can have the whole place to yourselves, from the restaurant to the games room (complete with 1920s football table and a classic Nintendo 64) and every other cosy room on-site.

The drinks are sure to be flowing with a fantastic range of local beers and large sharing cocktails for you to enjoy. The team will also be happy to create bespoke cocktails for your wedding to suit your wedding theme!

And speaking of the team, they're sure to be an excellent addition to your day, according to this Hitched user: "The staff at HB were exceptional, so professional and easy going and loads of fun."

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Pricing: Menus from £60

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7. The Depot - Islington

Bride and groom walk hand in hand outside The Depot with benches, balloons and white bunting

We’re head-over-heels in love with The Depot, North London’s very own contemporary and stylish wedding venue which radiates its own individual charm.

With fantastic transport links to Caledonian Road and Kings Cross, The Depot is situated in an ideal location for guests travelling from afar.

You can host weddings for between two and 280 guests here, so you won’t have to cut back on your guest list. The venue offers a relaxed and modern atmosphere that is paired with a bar full of craft keg beers, local ales and a delicious menu, which one Hitched user described as "exceptional, and comes in very generous portions; the house wine is also excellent."

If you want to add a little something extra to your wedding day, why not hire out the Handmade Mysteries Escape Rooms next door? Your guests certainly won’t forget your big day in a hurry.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: Starting at £8,000

Deals: Book your wedding from January - March 2024 and you'll get a reduced minimum spend of £4,000 on selected dates.

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8. The Dukes Head - Putney

Pub event room with floor-to-ceiling windows, green walls, curtains, white tablecloths, mismatched chairs and low lighting

The Duke’s Head is a grand Victorian grade II-listed building that has stood proudly over the River Thames in Putney for nearly 150 years. It sits at the start of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, so it’s a pretty special spot!

It has a range of different spaces available for any event size. The Wolsey Room is a bright first floor Victorian drawing room with a wall of windows ideal for an intimate wedding ceremony with 50 guests.

For up to 80 people is The Coxswain, a fabulously bright and airy space with views of the river. End your night in The Rowing Club, a riverside terrace room perfect for hosting drinks, canapé receptions and parties for up to 120 people. It’s a great space to have live music or a DJ in!

You won't want to miss out; as one guest said, "If you are looking for a relaxed wedding in convivial surroundings look at The Duke's Head - you won't regret it!"

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £39

Deals: Couples can enjoy a complimentary tasting session before their big day.

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9. Austin Friars - City of London

Tiled pub venue with bar, hanging lights, large windows, leather seats and a balcony

Nestled away in the heart of the City is Austin Friars, an expansive and chic wedding venue perfect for a contemporary wedding.

It’s situated close to Liverpool Street Station, meaning it’s wonderfully connected to both the rest of London and beyond.

There’s a range of function spaces spread across several floors, perfect for every style of wedding. There’s a lavishly decorated, sweeping ground floor, an intimate Green Room and more.

Planning a wedding can seem a daunting task, however, with the help of Austin Friars’ experienced and dedicated events team, it could not be simpler. They will help with everything throughout the wedding planning process from room set-up, to assisting with menu choices to ensure you get the wedding day you’ve always dreamed of!

Capacity: Up to 400 guests

Pricing: POA

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10. The Grange - Ealing

Sandstone building on a street corner

If you’re looking for a laidback and unique wedding venue in West London, look no further than The Grange. It has a range of quirky and stylish spaces perfect for a range of guest list sizes.

Whether you’re planning a summer celebration or a cosy winter wedding, The Grange can cater for you. In the summer, the garden is a lovely place for reception drinks and The Summer House (complete with exposed brick walls and quirky palm prints) is great for a wedding breakfast.

In the winter, The Reading Room offers a cosy atmosphere, views over Ealing Common and space for between 40 and 80 guests. Whatever season you choose to get married in, you can rest assured the food you’re served will be delicious. With an innovative and sumptuous menu, everything from the cake and canapés to your sit-down dinner will be memorable.

This Hitched user was especially pleased with their choice of venue: "On the day itself everything was absolutely perfect; the food was extraordinary, the pub and summer house were beautiful, and the service was outstanding. Everything went smoothly and exactly to plan and ourselves and our guests had a perfect evening."

Capacity: Up to 80 guests

Pricing: POA

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11. The Anthologist - Bexley


Set in the centre of the vibrant City of London is The Anthologist, a unique and sophisticated city wedding venue. One Hitched user said, "The venue is a great space with modern, interesting décor. I loved having a huge space with zones (dining, dancing, chill-out) so I could see the guests throughout the day and night, as opposed to breaking off into separate rooms."

As your guests arrive at your wedding reception they’ll get a glimpse inside the venue from the glass-fronted façade. They’ll quickly realise they’ve arrived at the perfect party location, complete with a fantastic bar, two cocktail lounges and a contemporary kitchen.

The food and drink is the star of the show here, and from your canapés to your cocktails, everything you devour is in the safe hands of The Anthologist team. Your food is created using the finest, fresh and seasonal ingredients for memorable and delectable dishes.

Once your day draws to a close, there’s a range of accommodation options close to your pub wedding venue, so you won’t have to travel far to rest your head.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Pricing: Menus from £100

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12. The Rosendale Pub and Garden - South East London

Bride and groom holding hands on the roundabout outside a pub venue

Whether you want something relaxed and informal or chic and intimate, The Rosendale is the perfect London pub wedding venue to help you realise your dreams.

Situated in the leafy area of Dulwich, it has hearty and seasonal food at its centre as well as excellent service and an array of drinks.

You can hire the pub exclusively or choose to reserve any of the individual private rooms or alfresco areas. The West Room can seat up to 100 plus a further 60 at night, while the East Room can host up to 20 guests for dinner and 40 guests for a cocktail party. The possibilities are endless!

It's hard to pick a highlight at this impressive venue, as this Hitched user points out: "The food was really great (and lots of our guests commented on this too), the room looked beautiful and the staff are so helpful and made us and our guests feel really special."

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £40

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13. The Trafalgar Tavern - Greenwich

large sandstone riverside pub venue

Couples looking for a wedding venue in Greenwich should add The Trafalgar Tavern to their shortlist. It was built in 1837 and sits right on the bank of the River Thames – perfect for wedding photographs!

This pub wedding venue is jam packed-full of history. Charles Dickens was once a regular visitor to this historic tavern, and the Nelson Room became famous for holding its renowned whitebait dinners. If you get married at this historic wedding venue, you’ll be in good company!

The first floor of the tavern can be hired out in its entirety exclusively for your wedding. The venue will be available to you for the whole day, so there will be plenty of time for your suppliers to set up and transform the space. 

The Nelson Room can accommodate up to 200 guests for a sit-down dinner and 300 for a standing reception. This room is also licensed for civil ceremonies, so you can host your entire day under one roof!

Prepare to be blown away by this venue, just like this newlywed: "We thought of a pub wedding on a budget, we got a classy, elegant wedding venue by the river with gorgeous views of the wharf, great staff, amazing wedding suite and excellent service."

Capacity: Up to 500 guests

Pricing: Menus from £40

Deals: Hitched couples will receive 5% discount on services hired here.

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14. The White Horse - City of London

Balcony with outdoor furniture overlooking buildings

We’re huge fans of The White Horse – not least because of its heated outdoor terrace which overlooks Exchange Square.

The pub is available for exclusive hire on weekends and can accommodate up to 70 people for an intimate seated meal and 180 for a spectacular reception.

The team of chefs can create bespoke three-course menus inside or BBQs, hog roasts and feasting banquets on the terrace if you’re after something a little more unusual.

What’s more, their wine list is expertly selected to include exciting new choices and plenty of classics. Oh, and we mustn’t forget about their close proximity to the City of London Registry Office and Islington Town Hall! You won’t have far to travel after your wedding ceremony.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: POA

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15. The Trafalgar Arms - Wandsworth


Say hello to The Trafalgar Arms, a cool and contemporary British pub located just five minutes from Tooting Broadway tube station.

It’s a home-away-from-home with fresh artisanal food, delicious wines and the best beers that Britain has to offer. What’s more, the dedicated team are knowledgeable and helpful, thriving on throwing unique parties full of original touches.

There are five rooms available for you to host your special day. Whether you’re having something small and intimate for 15 people or a celebration with 90 guests, they’ll be able to cater.

The Trafalgar Arms is close to a variety of wedding ceremony locations and accommodation options to ensure your day runs smoothly.

Capacity: Up to 80 guests

Pricing: Menus from £75

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16. The Prince Albert - Wandsworth

Large sandstone pub with red facade on the corner of a city street

Located on the Western flank of Battersea Park is The Prince Albert, a rustic yet elegant pub with food at its heart.

It has a large selection of guest ales and craft beers, perfect for couples who like a tipple. It also has a contemporary outdoor terrace for your reception drinks.

For your wedding breakfast, there’s space for 50 seated guests and 80 standing, and once the speeches are over, there’s an entertainment license so you can dance the night away.

Capacity: Up to 100 guests

Pricing: Menus from £35

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17. The Hollywood Arms - Chelsea

Outside of a pub on a street with hanging plants, vintage streetlights and blue doors and awnings

How cute is The Hollywood Arms in Chelsea? It’d be perfect for your London pub wedding!

Located just a stone’s throw from Kings Road, it has been designed with a mix of modern and vintage in mind.

Located on the first floor and inspired by classic English country estates is The Boulevard Bar, a space bursting with vibrant décor and quirky colours. There are also floor-to-ceiling windows meaning the space is flooded with natural light.

The relaxed ambience of the pub makes it perfect for any occasion, whether you’re just after drinks and canapés, a banqueting feast or a sit-down meal. There’s even a fully-stocked gin and cocktail bar to really get the party started.

Capacity: Up to 80 guests

Pricing: From £500

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18. Tramshed - Bexley

Aerial view of dining area with bar and cow artwork

Found in what used to be an East End tram generator building and nestled in the heart of trendy Shoreditch is Tramshed, a totally unique venue for your celebrations.

If you get married here, you’ll be surrounded by the work of Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst on your big day. You’ll also be able to sample some of London’s finest chicken and steak!

There are two options at Tramshed: one for intimate weddings and one for large celebrations. You can dine for 12 around the chef’s table in Mark Hix’s Kitchen Library or host every single one of your loved ones in the subterranean art gallery. For something even bigger, you can hire out the whole venue exclusively.

Whether you want to say ‘I do’ with a sit-down feast or a laidback cocktail reception, Tramshed is a truly impressive venue to do it in. Your guests won’t be forgetting your wedding day in a hurry.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: POA

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19. The Old Ship W6 - Kensington & Chelsea

Wood panelled function room with chandelier and portraits

The Old Ship  has been hosting bespoke weddings since 1722, so if it’s your chosen wedding venue, you’ll be in good hands.

Situated just 10 minutes from Hammersmith’s registry office, this is the perfect location for couples looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a laidback celebration.

This gorgeous venue has three spaces which are all perfect for your wedding reception. There’s The Drawing Room which boasts stunning views across the river, The Riverview Bar for intimate gatherings and The Upper Deck. This space is ideal for a wedding breakfast with 40 guests or a cocktail reception for 65.

Capacity: Up to 75 guests

Pricing: POA

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20. Chiswell Street Dining Rooms - City of London

Green pub on the corner of a street with bunting

If you're looking for fine dining, elegant luxury and modern British cuisine, then you're in the right place. Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a unique restaurant wedding venue full of natural light and impressive décor. Here you'll find everything you could want, from an extensive wine list to a late license to a dedicated events team.

The rooms combine classic charm with modern twists, and the timeless design means that this is the perfect backdrop for unforgettable wedding photographs. 

The private dining is a great spot for intimate gatherings of up to 10 people, while the banquet room can host up to 70 guests. Catering is available in-house and focuses on elevated British dishes. 

Capacity: Up to 120 guests

Pricing: Menus from £65

Deals: Hire Chiswell Dining Rooms exclusively for your wedding reception on a Saturday in 2023 and you and each of your guests will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival. 

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21. B&H Buildings - East London

Red brick pub building on a street corner with union jack and trees

If you're tying the knot in East London, then you *have* to check out B&H Buildings! This gorgeous unique wedding venue is inspired by the grandeur of a stately home, something which is evident throughout all six of its distinct areas. 

Each site has carefully curated interiors, whitewashed walls, hanging baskets and large windows offering an abundance of natural light. The neutral backdrops are perfect for anyone looking for a blank canvas wedding venue that allows you to display your unique tastes and personalities. 

From start to finish, the B&H staff will work tirelessly to bring about the day of your dreams. One satisfied newlywed said, "India & the B&H team were seamless. Flexible, responsive, kind, and easy to deal with. They made our day so special. The food was fantastic, the drinks were lovely, and the value for money was first rate!"

Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Pricing: Menus from £150

Deals: Couples signed up to Hitched can receive an exclusive 10% discount on this beautiful venue. Not only that, weddings booked in August 2023 will also have a 10% discount on minimum spend when booked through Hitched. 

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22. Pedro's Wine Bar - South East London

Wine bar with wooden tables and chairs, distressed exposed brick walls, bar and mezzanine

 Looking for a venue that's utterly unique, yet still timeless and classy? Then you can't get any better than Pedro's Wine Bar in Bermondsey, where you can sample delicious wines and tapas. 

Located in a railway arch along the Bermondsey Beer Mile, this venue is easily accessible from tube stations and bus stops. Altogether, the space has an indoor capacity of 150 guests. 

The ground floor is finished with exposed Victorian brickwork, as well as having an impressive 30 feet ceiling, while the main bar is cosy and inviting with a sofa area and small tables. There's also a mezzanine with handmade upcycled wooden floors and views of the space below. 

This venue is a hit with Hitched users, one of whom said, "The wine bar proved to be the perfect venue to get all of our guests together for a great fun evening. All of our family and friends have been complimenting us on the venue and the amazing food, which was all so delicious."

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Starting at £500

Deals: Hitched couples can receive 5% off the services hired at this gorgeous venue. 

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If you love the idea of getting married in a pub wedding venue but want to venture outside of London, check out our round-up of 33 of the best pub wedding venues across the country!