Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe

(3 reviews) 3 5
21 New Globe Walk Bankside South East London SE1 9DT
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About Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe

21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
South East London, SE1 9DT

Located on the London’s Bankside next to the iconic Globe Theatre, Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe is one of the capitals most romantic wedding venues. Swan has designed and hosted weddings exclusively at the Globe since 2007, and has a wealth of experience in organising stylish and unique celebrations. From the initial enquiry through to the big day itself our friendly and dedicated wedding planners will assist with arranging every last detail, from menu choices and entertainment options to stunning artisan floristry and stylish décor. Our dedicated kitchen teams are proud to serve restaurant-quality food to the table for our events.

Situated on the top floor of Swan, the Balcony Room boasts wooden floors and large French windows opening onto a private balcony with romantic riverside views. This bright, airy and elegant space is available for wedding ceremonies with the Globe Theatre or St Paul’s Cathedral as your backdrop. The room will then be reset for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. 

Ceremony – Up to 70 guests
Wedding breakfast – Up to 70 guests
Evening party – Up to 120 guests

If you have bigger plans our impressive Underglobe is located beneath the Globe theatre itself and is a unique and memorable reception venue. With a dedicated Bankside entrance, a private mezzanine level, and sweeping staircase for that all-important grand entrance, this space also features a life-sized model oak tree, surround sound systems and elegant, customisable lighting. We are delighted to also be able to accomodate Asian and Kosher catering in the Underglobe. This space is only available for evening hire.

Ceremony – Up to 300 guests
Wedding breakfast – Up to 350 guests
Evening party – Up to 450 guests

• Restaurant-quality dishes delivered from our dedicated events chefs and in-house kitchen • Stunning riverside views of the River Thames, St Paul’s Cathedral and the City of London • A friendly and dedicated events team with a wealth of experience organising stylish and unique celebrations

Facilities at Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the City
Unusual Weddings
Unique Weddings
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities

Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe Reviews (3)

A Night to Remember
Venue Service

By Sara DePerro, on 13 Jan 2019Date of Wedding - 28 Dec 2018

Our wedding day was perfect in no small part because of the wonderful job done by the team at the Globe. Our wedding was small affair with about 30 people but they took care of us like we were special guests. The food was outstanding and the service and communication leading up to our special day could not be beat. Their team made sure our every wish was accomplished. The location could not be beat with great views from the Balcony Room as well as the near by Millennium Bridge. Our day was a dream come true! If you want a signature location with fair pricing and outstanding customer service the Globe is for you. Ask for Lizaan. She was a marvellous representative of their team.

It was perfect
Venue Service

By Gary & Rose, on 28 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 27 May 2017

“Gary and I had a truly fantastic day on Saturday. All our guests had an amazing time. The food was beautiful; all the guest chefs loved it! You have gone so far out of your way to make our day a success and we are so grateful for everything you and the staff have done. We would not change one thing about our wedding. It was perfect.”

very slick and beautifully produced
Venue Service

By Paul Abbott, on 28 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 23 Dec 2016

“With my Head of Events hat on, I wanted to drop you a line to congratulate you on a very slick and beautifully produced event and to thank you all for making me feel so welcome from when I arrived at 11am right through to the early hours of the morning. I was incredibly impressed with you and all your staff and the efficiency which you all brought to every aspect of the wedding. I wanted to make particular note of one member of staff, Kevin who was there when I turned up to rehearse and was still there right at the end of the night working the bar in the Underglobe. My department manages 1000 events each year, including a couple of serious concert venues and the bars that go with them, so I am acutely aware of how difficult it can be to find those team members who are not only brilliant but become the jewel in the crown. Kevin was just that- a shining light in the team and I found myself wishing I could poach him for my own operation (don't worry we are in Leeds). He was smiling all day and came across so genuine, caring and interested in his customers at all times. Not just a nice lad but a real star. I am sure that he will continue to excel in customer service but shows so much promise for a bright career, whatever he turns his hand to. I do hope that you will be able to congratulate him on his efforts, but also pass this comment on to the top of the organisation so he can receive appropriate recognition from senior management. “

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