Balcony Room at Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

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21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT Show map
Mansion House Station (500 yd)
Swan E.

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Wedding are limited to 6 only
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About this space

Looking out onto St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Thames and, of course, the Globe Theatre, our top floor Balcony room has a private balcony allowing your guests an exclusive space from which to take in London. If it’s a sit down affair, whether for a meeting or dinner, then 70 guests can be accommodated comfortably. If you are hosting a standing reception then 120 guests can enjoy the space. The Balcony Room overlooking the world-famous Globe theatre is one of the most romantic wedding venues in London, we are fully registered for weddings – all you have to do is find your Romeo or Juliet!


Capacity

Standing
up to 120
Dining
up to 70
Theatre
up to 70
Boardroom
up to 30
Cabaret
up to 50

Event offers and packages

Package per person

Our day delegate packages are available Monday to Friday only for groups of more than 30 guests, alternatively, a minimum spend and room hire is available for your group. Please get in touch with your requirements and we will send you a bespoke quote for your event.

Christmas Party Offers

Exclusive and elegant, and located on the top floor of the Swan, Shakespeare's Globe, the Balcony Room is a bright and airy event space suitable for Christmas lunches, dinners and parties. Large French windows open onto a private balcony which allows guests to enjoy the stunning views of the River Thames, St Paul's Cathedral, the City of London and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
Hire of the space also includes use of a private cloakroom, private bathrooms and full event management and staffing.

Capacities
Up to 70 guests for a seated dinner and up to 120 guests for a standing reception.
Christmas Seated Lunch
£140 per person
Included in our Christmas seated package from £140 + VAT:
Exclusive access from midday to 5pm
Full event management
Event planner and event operations team
Seasonal three course menu including tea, coffee and petit-fours
45 minutes of free-flowing Champagne on arrival, followed by unlimited fine wine, bottled beer and soft drinks
Privately manned cloakroom
Styled waiting staff
Discretionary service charge of 12.5%
Christmas Standing Package
£147 per person
Included in our Christmas standing package from £147 + VAT:
Exclusive access from 6:30pm – 1am
Full event management
Event planner and event operations team
Seasonal three bowl food package
45 minutes of free-flowing Champagne on arrival, followed by unlimited fine wine, bottled beer and soft drinks
Privately manned cloakroom
DJ
Styled waiting staff
Discretionary service charge of 12.5%
Christmas Seated Dinner
£168 per person
Included in our Christmas seated package from £168 + VAT:
Exclusive access from 6:30pm – 1am
Full event management
Event planner and event operations team
Seasonal three course menu including tea, coffee and petit-fours
45 minutes of free-flowing Champagne on arrival, followed by unlimited fine wine, bottled beer and soft drinks
Privately manned cloakroom
DJ
Styled waiting staff
Discretionary service charge of 12.5%

Wedding Offers

With stunning views of the River Thames, wooden floors and large French windows opening onto a private balcony, the Balcony Room is an elegant and bright space to celebrate your wedding.

The room is available for wedding ceremonies, with a choice of the Globe Theatre or St Paul’s Cathedral as your backdrop. The room will
then be reset for your wedding breakfast or standing reception.

Capacities:
x Ceremony – up to 70 guests
x Wedding breakfast – up to 70 guests
x Standing reception – up to 120 guests
ANTHONY & CLEOPATRA
£145 per person
WHAT’S INCLUDED?

x Exclusive use of the Balcony Room for your wedding ceremony
x Champagne reception following the ceremony (two glasses per person)
x Seasonal three-course menu
x Half a bottle of house wine per person during dinner
x A glass of Champagne for each guest during the toasts
x Minimum numbers of 60 guests
HERMIA & LYSANDER
£165 per person
WHAT’S INCLUDED?
x Exclusive use of the Balcony Room for your wedding ceremony
x 45 minute unlimited Champagne reception following the ceremony
x Seasonal three-course menu
x Unlimited premium wine, bottled lager and soft drinks throughout the evening
x A glass of Champagne for each guest during the toasts
x Minimum of 50 guests

Evening guests package available from £50 per person
ROMEO & JULIET
£195 per person
x Exclusive use of the Balcony Room for your wedding ceremony
x 45 minute unlimited Champagne reception following ceremony
x Seasonal three-course menu
x Unlimited premium wine, bottled lager, house spirits and mixers, and soft drinks throughout the evening
x A glass of Champagne for each guest during the toasts
x Your choice of late night food option
x Minimum of 40 guests

Evening guests package available from £85 per person

Meeting Offers

The Balcony Room is a bright and versatile meeting space, flooded with natural daylight with stunning river views. The venue includes built in state of the art AV, including bespoke lectern system with two lectern microphones and PA system. Additional AV including two handheld radio microphones, one audio mixer,one Windows laptop and 55” LCD Displays can be hired separately.

Your event will be managed by a dedicated event planner, and on the day you’ll be looked after by our in-house event operations team.
Breakfast Package
£54 per person
WHAT’S INCLUDED?
Balcony room hire between 8am-11am
Arrival tea and coffee
Breakfast buffet
Hot breakfast add-on
Mid-morning serving of tea & coffee
Still & Sparkling Mineral Water
55” Plasma Screen, lectern, laptop &
lectern microphone
Flipcharts
Note pads & pencils
Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Cloakroom
Private bathrooms
Classic Package
£78 per person
WHAT’S INCLUDED?
Balcony room hire between 9am-5pm
Unlimited Tea & Coffee
Breakfast Pastries & Fruit Skewers
Two-course Buffet Lunch
Filtered Water
55” Plasma Screen, lectern, laptop & lectern
Two microphones
Flipcharts
Notepads & pencils
Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Cloakroom
Private bathrooms
Premium Package
£96 per person
WHAT’S INCLUDED?
Balcony room hire between 9am-5pm
Breakfast Buffet
Unlimited tea and use of Nespresso
Coffee Machine
Two-course Buffet Lunch
Afternoon cookies
Still & Sparkling Mineral Water
55” Plasma Screen, lectern, laptop & lectern
Two microphones
Flipcharts
Note pads & pencils
Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Cloakroom
Private bathrooms

Prices

Monday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Tuesday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Wednesday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Thursday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Friday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Saturday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts

Sunday
9:00 – 1:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £600 + £60 hire fee + min. spend
Per evening
18:30 – 1:00
from £2400 + £66 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:30. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Please note that the room hire and minimum spends are both required for the hire of the Balcony Room.
Send us a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event, mentioning your budget will help us propose the best option for your needs.
Kindly note that we change our menus with the seasons, so the below is just a sample and you may have a different menu for your event. Please get in touch with us and we will send you the mos up to date menu.
Due to our kitchen facilities we are only able to provide a set menu, we will cater for all dietary requirements accordingly.
Starters
Artichoke and courgette salad, toasted pine nuts, rocket and basil oil
Earl grey poached Salmon, courgette puree, fennel salad, watercress
Confit cod, seaweed, radish and ginger, jasmine tea gel
Beef tartar, miso dressed, pickled mooli, purple shiso

Mains
Roast Chicken breast, asparagus, wild mushroom pappardelle, tarragon jus
Roast sirloin of aged beef, creamy mash, baby carrots, green beans, red wine jus
Pan-fried Cod, potato gratin, sprouting broccoli, cherry tomato and olive salsa
Confit pork, truffle mash, hispi cabbage, spring onion salsa

Dessert
Strawberry cheesecake
Chai Chocolate cake, honey cremeux
Apple bramble crumble, blackberry gel
Treacle tart, caramel sauce, candied peanuts


Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
River views
Balcony with outdoor space
Whiteboard
Conference call facilities
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
PA system / music speakers available
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Loud music / events
Promoted / ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

Regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we are not changing our cancellation policy but are offering clients the option to postpone events that have already been booked by up to 6 months. This does not include the Christmas period which commences on the 23rd November.

We require all DJs and musicians to connect through our PA system in both the Underglobe and the Balcony Room.
Drums of any sort are not allowed in the Balcony Room.


Reviews and ratings

4.8

(14 reviews and ratings - read all)

J
Jessica Cook
January 2018

Responded quite quickly and although the venue isn't available they were happy to offer other dates.

M
Miriam Manning
August 2017

Speedy responses and very helpful.


We are very excited to be able to host small events and weddings for up to 30 guests from 1st October in our Balcony Room, and we are taking enquiries now.
Can’t wait until then? Visit our Bankside Bar and Restaurant for drinks, dinner or afternoon tea for a taste of what we can offer you.

A hidden gem on London’s bustling Bankside, Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe has looked after the bar, restaurant and event spaces at the iconic London Theatre for over a decade.
From the light and airy Balcony Room with dark wood floors, white panelled walls and a stunning view over the River Thames to the dramatic Underglobe with its private mezzanine, sweeping staircase and life-sized model oak tree, Swan is a truly unique London venue.

Their experienced events team can host a range of events including drinks receptions, meetings, award ceremonies, charitable fundraisers and gala dinners, with restaurant-quality food and creative drinks served from their in-house bar and kitchen teams.


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