Small Wedding Venues for Hire in London

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Top Small Wedding Venues in London

London is known for great small wedding venues, with more and more couples choosing to have an intimate wedding surrounded by their closest friends and family. The city has plenty of charming spaces which are perfect for smaller celebrations. And the really nice part? Here at Tagvenue we can help you find the perfect intimate wedding venue. Book with us and see how quick and easy it can be.

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Small Wedding Venues Hire Guide

Planning an intimate wedding, just for you and your closest friends and relatives? London has plenty of small wedding locations and Tagvenue is here to help you find the wedding reception venue of your dreams, no matter if you're expecting 20 or 50 guests. Have a look at our suggestions:

  • Pubs – Would you like to celebrate in a genuinely British way? Pubs with function rooms for hire make small and cheap wedding venues. They’re the ultimate choice for a laid-back, unconventional wedding reception. You can add a special touch with DIY pieces, too. Pub weddings are affordable, cosy and a little different – a perfect idea for relaxed family affairs.

  • Boats – All aboard for the celebration! Some of our boat venues offer stunning views of the Thames. Sound like a truly memorable way to celebrate your wedding? Party boats vary in size and shape, which means you can find the perfect one for your intimate wedding.

  • Private dining rooms – Dreaming of an intimate wedding with a delectable menu? London is world famous for its culinary scene, so why not choose a private dining room for your wedding reception? With the city’s wide choice of restaurants, serving different types of cuisine, you’re sure to find a tailor-made option. Dining rooms have different capacities, so they’re perfect both for both small and tiny weddings.

Small weddings in London – more tips and ideas:

  • Arrange wedding reception games – For a small group of wedding guests, it’s easier to enjoy these kinds of activities. People who know one another well usually really get into the fun.

  • Host the entire wedding in one venue – Organizing a small wedding gives you the chance to have both the ceremony and the reception at the one place. The Tagvenue team is happy to help you find venues with a wedding license, saving you a lot of time and hassle.

  • Think off-season – When you invite a small group of guests, it’s easier to find a date that’s suitable for most of them. Host your intimate celebration mid-week or during the less popular periods if you’re planning a budget wedding. That way, you’ll have more money for the honeymoon!

Small Wedding Venues in London FAQ

What are the advantages of hiring a small wedding venue in London?

Organising a wedding in London is nothing short of nerve racking, but choosing to have a small celebration rather than a big one can save you from unnecessary stress. If your budget is rather tight, inviting only a few of your closest friends and family will help you save you some money that you can put towards your honeymoon! Additionally, there are way more options when it comes to venues in London, if the number of your guests is on the modest side.

How do I make my small wedding unforgettable?

Where you save on an intimate wedding you can use the rest of your budget to make it as charming as possible. This means decorations, more elaborate menu and drink options and entertainment! Or you can decide to hire your dream venue, which would be way out of your budget if your guest list was longer. The options are truly endless, just depending on your priorities.

What are some unique small wedding venues in London?

Discover some amazing small venues that are perfect for a small crowd of your nearest and dearest. With these venues you won’t have to sacrifice any of your wedding day dreams just because you prefer a smaller and more intimate gathering.

  • The Council Chamber at the Museum of the Order of St John – Dating back to the 16th century, this venue offers a sumptuous and historic feel on an intimate and small scale.
  • The Library at The Chesterfield Mayfair – Enjoy a small wedding at this Regency era hotel in Mayfair. Enjoy the ambiance of an earlier age as you get hitched.
  • The Oratory at The Milestone Hotel and Residences – Fitting only 8 guests, this is truly the most intimate venue you can find in London. Enjoy this Grade II listed venue in London’s posh borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

How much does it cost to hire a small wedding venue in London?

Even in London, it is possible to find an affordable small wedding venue. Hire fee can go as low as £50 per hour or £100 per session. When it comes to minimum spend, the lowest price you can find is £100 per session. (All data from If you are looking for a charming intimate wedding space no matter the price, you are sure to find what you’re searching for in no time.

Guests Reviews of Small Wedding Venues on Tagvenue

Toni Haastrup
Booked The Cafe at Daylesford Organic Brompton Cross
Everything at Daylesford in London was perfect! From the food to the location- service was exceptional and the planning worked out well too. I can’t thank Chris the Cafe manager and his team enough, they accommodated our every need and I will definitely host another event there in the future
Dominic Ryan
Booked The Hull Room at The Hull Room
Working with Fabrizio was really easy; we worked with The Hull Room shooting a short film and he was very accommodating, patient and keen to help us in any way he could.
Albena Levy
Booked The Windsor Suite at The Milestone Hotel and Residences
Food was great, the venue and the decorations were very nice as well. Overall we had a really great intimate reception there. Chloe was also wonderful to work with!
Katherine Armstrong
Booked Old Parish Hall at Core Clapton
Really good location and the hall upstairs is beautiful. The addition of air conditioning upstairs will be a real plus on hot summer days.
Booked Stratus Room or Alto Room at Searcys at The Gherkin
Staff were really nice and the food was amazing!
Marine Perrier
Booked The Library at The Chesterfield Mayfair
Amazing staff!