Party Venues in Richmond, London

Party Venues in Richmond, London

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Top Party Venues in Richmond

Richmond is well known for its unique party venues, not just the nature and greenery! There are some amazing venues scattered between the Royal Botanical Gardens in the north and the massive green expanse of Richmond Park in the south. Whether you’re looking for a leafy outdoor venue or an elegant restaurant or multi-purpose space, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to Richmond’s party venues for hire. All you need to do is start browsing, find the perfect party venue and get the party started in Richmond!

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Richmond Venues Hire Guide

One of the main reasons people choose to host their parties in Richmond is the lovely scenery. Most Richmond venues offer views of the River Thames or one of the many parks. There are plenty of trendy, upmarket pubs and wine bars located on the riverside in Water Lane, Hill Street and Red Lion Street which can get very lively and festive in the evenings.

With such beautiful surroundings, Richmond is popular for outdoor parties where guests can enjoy the parks or views of the Thames. There are also many pubs and bars located around Richmond Park if you wish to keep the party going into the evening. It is a rather affluent area, so expect to find many upmarket restaurant venues with facilities for dinners, hen dos, engagement parties and birthday dinner celebrations

Last but not least, Richmond is also a sought-after location for summer weddings. There are many hotel venues available for reception dinners and other formal types of parties.

Most party venues in Richmond work on a minimum spend basis. This usually allows you to use the space either for the full day or a specific amount of time. As long as you spend the minimum amount on drinks and meals, there won’t be any separate charge for the venue.

FAQs about Party Venues in Richmond

How much does it cost to hire a party venue in Richmond near London?

Minimum spend venues in Richmond upon Thames can range anywhere from £150 up to £12,000, depending on the size and duration of your party. You can hire a space with package deals, which are usually priced between £40 and £200 per person. These packages tend to include food and drinks on top of the costs of using the venue. Some party venues in the area also work on straight hire fees. They start at around £300 per session and usually reach up to £8,400 per day. (All data from Tagvenue.)

Are there any BYO venues in Richmond?

Absolutely! If you wish to save some money and bring your own alcohol to a party in Richmond, you’ll have plenty of choice in venues. Some of the BYOB spaces available for hire through our platform include the Cambridge Cottage at Kew Gardens and Newlands Hall near Richmond Park. If you aren’t afraid to branch out a little, there’s also a great selection of BYO spaces in Twickenham. To browse all of the bring-your-own spaces in the area, mark the ‘BYO alcohol allowed’ filter and you’ll be good to go! Just don’t forget to check if corkage fees apply at the venue of your choice.

Do you have any tips for hosting an unforgettable party in Richmond?

As always! If you’ve chosen to host your party in Richmond, that’s already half of the success. A stunning setting with convenient transport links and a great variety of venues? Check! Here are some other tips you can use to make the most of the upcoming celebration:

  • Choose a unique (but fitting) venue. Outdoor spaces, elegant suites, historical buildings and even stadiums - Richmond upon Thames is home to some truly unique party spots. Choose a space that will wow your guests, but also serve its purpose.
  • Make the food and drinks stand out. The majority of venues in Richmond offer in-house catering, but that doesn’t mean your options are limited! In many cases, you’ll be able to work with a chef to figure out a bespoke menu. If the meal is an experience rather than just a quick nosh, they’ll be more likely to remember your party fondly!
  • Add a personal touch. If you’re celebrating a birthday, engagement, stag or hen do or any other special occasion, don’t hesitate to make the event scream ‘you’! Your guests will remember the host of that amazing bash if you give out small party favours, customise the decorations, or find another way to include a bit of yourself in the party decor.

Ellie O.
Booked Richmond Vault - Bar Area at Richmond Vault
The bar staff were good and the drinks (especially the margaritas) were delicious. After the bad start certain members of the team made a real effort to make the evening a positive experience.
Katy C.
Booked Conservatory at Pitcher & Piano Richmond
Lovely central location with great views of the river. Space was great and fitted 50+ of us perfectly. Great atmosphere and felt very festive for our Christmas get together. Quick service qt the bar and would definitely recommend for a casual get together.

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