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From gritty Shoreditch to posh Mayfair, London’s vibrant neighbourhoods reflect the city’s exciting cultural mix. Want to stand out from the pack? If you’re looking to host an event with a lot of personality, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at Tagvenue we list some funky venues that are seriously out of this world. Whether you’re after a hidden gem or a one-of-a-kind concept space, you’ll be surprised what you can find here in the city. Dreaming of a chic cocktail emporium or an old school bowling alley? Maybe you prefer modern venues and an industrial-chic warehouse space is what you're after? Tagvenue is sure to have an unusual venue that’ll get your guests talking. And the best part? It’s easy to search, so you can find an unusual venue in a flash.

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Unusual Venues Hire Guide

How unusual do you want your event to be? At Tagvenue we have ballrooms, gardens, boats, special stables and more funky venues. The spaces are able to host any type of gathering - from small to large. Just take a look, pick one, book it and enjoy the event.

When it comes to unique venues in London, our top picks include:

  • Museum venues – The capital has a thriving museum scene that reflects the country’s rich cultural history. Never-before-seen objects from a niche museum will guarantee to get your guests talking, or maybe you’d prefer a historic space that’ll strike just the right note?
  • Hotel venues – London is home to some of the best hotels in the world, many of which are tourist attractions in their own right. From iconic hotels like Claridge’s and The Ritz Hotel, to beautiful boutique hotels and cutting-edge concept hotel venues, you’re spoilt for choice.
  • Wet hire venues – Wet hire venues take care not only of the space but also of other aspects of the event – such as the staff, the audio-visual equipment, the catering and the decorations. Choosing a wet hire venue makes the whole event planning process much more efficient and less stressful for you.

Venues are our business so we’ve already done most of the work for you, just click and see for yourself what we have. I think we will surprise you and it’s easy to book, just a few clicks and you will be talking with one of the unique venue managers and booking the perfect room for your event right here in London. From the small to the large we make sure the details are right. Our focus is you the customer, so making sure you have all the information you need is key. We’ve already done the hard work, you can sit back put the kettle on and let your imagination go wild, just a few clicks and you’re away.

Unusual Venues in London FAQ

What are the perks of hiring an unusual venue in London?

A unique or quirky venue will offer your event a huge dose of character, and a huge shot of fun. Whether you hire a railway arch or a bedoiun tent in the heart of London, a cool and unusual venue will get your party off on the right foot.

How much does it cost to hire an unusual venue in London?

When hiring an unusual venue in London, you will find that prices can vary substantially depending on the venue type but you can be sure that you will definitely get what you pay for. The easiest way to book an unusual venue is to choose a minimum spend venue and expect prices in the range of £100 to £1000. For a flat hire fee, most venues will charge between £50 to £1500 per session. (All data from Tagvenue.com)

What kind of unusual venues can I find in London?

London has so many unusual venues you will be spoilt for choice. Look to certain unusual venues for a unique event space, including museums, railway arches, boats, buses or guildhalls.

  • The Lower Deck – Tamesis Dock – Hire a beautiful converted 1930's Dutch barge for your next event.
  • Garden Tiki Huts at Hope and Anchor – Book a private Tiki Hut in the garden of this Hoxton pub.
  • Vauxhall Arches – Book one of this venue’s 9 separate event spaces tucked away in vintage railway arches.

Guests Reviews of Unusual Venues on Tagvenue

Rubina Choudhry
Booked The Ballroom at Upper House
We hired the Ballroom pretty last minute for our office's summer party. Nadine was great at helping me organise it and explaining everything to me. They were very flexible with our various dietary requirements and also with how we paid for the event, they were able to adjust to suit our processes which meant that we were actually able to go ahead with the event. I had been worried the food might not be enough for everyone but it definitely was, everybody also thought the food was delicious. The staff on the night were very helpful and went out of their way to make sure our night went well and everyone had fun and this was definitely noticed and appreciated amongst staff. Everybody said they had an amazing time and they loved the venue and food, I can't recommend this venue enough.
David Sutton
Booked Victorian Loft at Lumiere London Southwark
This report is on the Tropical Library not Victorian Loft. The working space was good as we had space with good temperature control and felt informal to have an out of office workshop. The staff were helpful, discreet and polite. They kept the drinks topped up all day. Table football great as ice breaker.
Carol Hamilton
Booked Secret Bar at Looking Glass Cocktail Club
Absolutely loved my 49 3/4 unbirthday at looking glass! Loved my specially named cocktails, the food was fabulous and staff were wonderful! Booking from Hong king I had no idea about what the venue looked like - so was entranced by the actual giant looking glass to enter the venue! The recommendation for the Dj was fantastic! Thanks to the whole team!!
Eleonora Vella
Booked The Lower Deck at Tamesis Dock
it was absolutely perfect! I celebrated my birthday at Tamesis Dock and I loved it, the staff was super nice and helpful and the vibe was just incredible even if the weather wasn't the best. absolutely recommended. also Emma the manager I spoke to has been there for all my questions at all times and all the guys behind the bar were adorable. see you guys very soon, will come down again!
Joe Choukair
Booked The Space at Big Chill Kings Cross
Everything was awesome at Big Chill House, the event went really well with Anita and Alice's great help on the day. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the team were there if we needed anything, they checked in with us throughout the night on food/drinks and if we needed anything, we all had such a top night, thanks Big Chill House team!
Lucy Armstrong
Booked Marthas Bar at The Washington
Great venue for a 20s themed party, barely needed any additional decoration as it looked great already. Price very good (£500 minimum spend reached easily) for what you got, and the bookcase entrance unique!

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