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On since 2023

Last update: November 2023

Located in the heart of the vibrant City of London, The Brewery provides a unique venue for your wedding celebrations. The Brewery is full of character, perfect for a truly original and personalised occasion. With an excellent range of flexible spaces, delicious food and great service, The Brewery stands apart from other London venues.

The venue occupies the building of the former Whitbread brewery in East London. In 1750, Samuel Whitbread moved his operations to the Chiswell Street location, where the business quickly thrived. Business continued until 1976, and throughout its life, the brewery drew attention from the Royal family with visits from George III and Queen Elizabeth II, to name just two.

The site now offers a fantastic setting for your wedding. The venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in every room, allowing you to hold your whole day of celebrations in one stunning location. The Brewery can accommodate between 40 and 600 guests for your ceremony and reception, allowing you to have a small, intimate event or a lavish, grand occasion.

The impressive Porter Tun is ideal for big weddings. With an exposed King Post timber roof, antique wooden floor and charming raised balcony, the space exudes charm and character. Alternatively, the most intimate rooms at the venue, the Sugar Rooms, are incredibly special and have a rustic barn feel – a very hard trait to find in the city!

Food is an incredibly important part of your wedding day, so we are on hand to provide delicious, impressive dishes for you and your guests. Every dish is created by our Food Director, Tom Gore, with the utmost care to provide truly fantastic, quality food.

For more information about holding your big day at The Brewery, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Personal Message from The Brewery team:

Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to the best time of your life! We are so excited to be taking this journey with you and can’t wait for you to visit The Brewery soon. At the Brewery, we focus solely on what is important to you and your partner. From helping plan the order of the day and the menu tasting to the décor and music, at the same time keeping you calm, we will help you create that special and unique day you have always dreamed of. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

  • Historic, grade II listed venue in the City of London with its own private courtyard
  • Occupies the buildings of Whitbread’s 18th-century beer-making empire
  • Bespoke quote for every couple
  • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies in all rooms
  • We aim to help you impress with the food for your wedding day

Frequently asked questions

Venue Type:

Unusual Weddings
Marquees and Tents
In the City
Unique Weddings

Ceremony Options:

Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Exclusive Use
Disabled Facilities
Confetti Permitted
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100% Recommended by couples
19 reviews
Lauren Married on 18/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

It was everything we hoped for and sooo much more!

We cannot thank you enough for all your help and hard work in the run up to Saturday as well as the actual day itself.

It was everything we hoped for and sooooo much more!!! You and your team are incredible and we cannot recommend you enough. The process has been smooth the whole way and we were just over the moon with the outcome!

We had the best day ever, it was the exact vibe we were hoping for.

Thank you again!!!

Lots of love from the Harrison’s!

Nick Married on 05/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

You were amazing with everything

We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all your help in making our special day so amazing. You were amazing with everything and we had such a great day.
Miriam, Married on 17/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We loved the venue so much

Thanks so much! Thank you for making our wedding perfect, we loved the venue so much.
Doris Married on 02/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The staff are always friendly

“The Brewery is just one of those venues in London that is amazing on every level. The venue itself is just stunning, the location is great and the staff are always friendly and extremely helpful. When you deal with many venues across London, The Brewery is just one of those that runs smoothly and just makes your job much easier!”
Matt Married on 02/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We have had glowing feedback from our guests

Thank you so much for all your help throughout the entire process and on the day itself!

We - and all our guests - had a fantastic day. We have had nothing but glowing feedback from our guests for the venue and all the staff on the day.

We'd like to call out three people in particular for praise.

Chris, the event manager, was absolutely outstanding; we both knew we were in completely safe hands with him, and his reactiveness and dealing with every query and request we had was amazing and remarkable.

Both him and Will were so clearly in control of the service for the food - again, all of our guests felt very well looked after, and everything appeared effortless to our guests; I know this requires a lot of effort on your team's part to make this happen, and we both have huge respect and thanks for that.

Eddie was also an absolute gentleman and a huge help to our photographer Kari, and to our guests - especially those with mobility needs. His fantastic manner and ease at dealing with everyone was a superb icebreaker for when our guests arrived, setting the tone for an amazing day.

And, as I've already alluded, all of the staff were incredibly friendly and professional - this speaks volumes to their quality, and the quality of the offering that The Brewery provides.

Please do pass on our thanks to everyone involved in making our special day so amazing.
Creation Married on 10/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We have come to know the warm welcome

“We always love when a client tells us they are celebrating their event at The Brewery - as we have come to know the warm welcome and slick service that will be waiting for us. Milena and the whole team are fantastic to work with and nothing is too much trouble for our clients. The central location, atmospheric room and outstanding service is what makes The Brewery one of our top choices for our Creation clients”.
Hannah, Married on 10/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

It was truly perfect

Once again, a huge thank you to you and your team for everything you did to make our day so special! It was truly perfect and we are so happy with all of your efforts and the way everything turned out.
Alison, Married on 10/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

I cant put into words how fabulous it was

Sincere thanks to you and The Brewery for the Team effort that went into the event. The Brewery can be proud, every aspect has been commented on from the Doormen, to the food, to the venue, to the atmosphere and to the clockwork run of the day. I can’t put into words how fabulous it was and how happy we were with The Brewery.
Warmest thanks to you Milena, your attention to detail, calmness, patience, professionalism and skills are invaluable. On top of that, what a super person you are - which is why we hugged you so much!
Please pass this on to the whole team, Tom (brilliant brilliant kitchen input), your managers and everyone. Congratulations to you all too!
Contraband Married on 19/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Their attention to detail really assist

It is always a pleasure work with The Brewery – their team are creative and have come up with some inspiring themes over the years! As an entertainment supplier we enjoy having the ability to provide a variety of interesting performers who provide a unique experience for guests. Their attention to detail really assist with bringing events to life!
Mighty Married on 13/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

The level of attention to detail is second to none

This of course goes a long way and I can without hesitation regard The Brewery as the Best multi-faceted event space and team in England. No problem is too big and the level of attention to detail is second to none.
Boxless Married on 11/12/2018
5 out of 5 rating

A great pleasure to work with this wonderful venue

Boxless Booths has been a prefered supplier at The Brewery for a number of years and it has been a great pleasure to work with this wonderful venue. Their creativity, professionalism and hard work never ceases to amaze. I cannot recommend them highly enough.
Polly, Married on 20/10/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Great quality of the food with so many covers

I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all of your hard work for our wedding last month. It was an amazing day and amazingly everything went to plan! You and the brewery team made me feel reassured throughout the whole planning so thank you so much! Everyone commented on the great quality of the food with so many covers. Now I’m just waiting for the photos to re live it all!
Julia, Married on 29/09/2018
5 out of 5 rating

I think perfect, perfect, perfect sums it up!

“I don’t really know where to start with our thanks, I think perfect, perfect, perfect sums it up! Firstly the wedding planner did an amazing job pulling together all of our plans and requirements into a day that flowed seamlessly from start to finish, she has been responsive, patient, flexible, supportive and professional throughout plus it’s been fun working with her. We really appreciated her expertise and input, it made all the difference. The venue is amazing and the way the team pulled everything together for each stage of the wedding was unobtrusive, smooth and professional with great attention to detail, the reception and security teams were lovely - very friendly and helpful throughout the day. The food was excellent, we got so many compliments from the guests about the quality of the food - lots of people said it was the best food they’d ever had at a wedding”
Perrys Married on 08/09/2018
5 out of 5 rating

The team went that extra mile

Errol Perry has asked me to relay through to you, Chef and all the team behind the scenes yesterday his thanks for all your help, it was a great wedding and all the team went that extra mile to ensure this and it is greatly appreciated. Please can you pass on all our thanks to everyone involved.
Matt, Married on 04/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect start to wedded life!

I got married here on August 4th, in the Queen Charlotte room and partied in the King George. Just a brilliant day! I can’t speak highly enough of the staff and their efficient, friendly service. We were supported every step of the way. The food was exceptional and more varied than we could have imagined. Start to finish, they catered to all our needs. Perfect start to wedded life!
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