Spaces for hire at Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

from £648
minimum spend / per session
Balcony Room
Seating capacity 70
Standing capacity 120
The Balcony Room is located on the top floor of the Swan building, boasting impressive views of the river and St Paul's cathedral that can be admired from the private balcony. The Balcony Room can accommodate between 20-120 guests, and with a private balcony with panoramic river views is the perfect spot for day meetings, lunches, private dinners and standing receptions.
from £12000
minimum spend / per evening
Underglobe
Seating capacity 350
Standing capacity 450
Located underneath the Globe Theatre and with a river side entrance the Underglobe is a stunning venue available for evening hire. A private mezzanine is available for arrival drinks receptions, before guests head down the sweeping staircase down into the main venue. Suitable for seated dinners for up to 350 or standing receptions for up to 450 guests the Underglobe comes complete with built in stage, dance floor, plus surround sound, beautiful lighting and two large projections. We recommend this venue for evening awards, galas and celebrations.
from £135
per person / per day
Shakespeare Wedding Package
Seating capacity 250
Standing capacity 450
Our unique ANTHONY & CLEOPATRA wedding package includes: x Exclusive use of the Balcony Room or Underglobe for your wedding ceremony x Prosecco 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 Prosecco for each guest during the toasts x Minimum of 60 guests in the Balcony Room x Minimum of 250 guests in the Underglobe x A room hire fee of £3,000 is applicable for use of the Underglobe When you book a wedding with Swan, you will receive: x A dedicated Wedding Coordinator to help you plan your special day x An invitation to a complimentary dinner in our restaurant x An Operations Manager and styled waiting staff on the day of your wedding x A privately manned cloakroom x Surround sound speakers and ipod docking station for background music x Furniture, linen, crockery and decorations, including elegant glassware, centre pieces and tea lights x Cash bar facilities, if required are available
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from £155
per person / per day
Asian Wedding
Seating capacity 250
Standing capacity 450
Our Asian wedding package includes: x Exclusive use of the Balcony Room or Underglobe for your wedding ceremony x Unlimited Prosecco reception following the ceremony x Seasonal three-course menu x Unlimited house wine, premium bottled lager and soft drinks throughout the evening x A glass of Prosecco for each guest during the toasts £155 per person Evening guests £45 x Minimum of 50 guests in the Balcony Room x Minimum of 200 guests in the Underglobe x A room hire fee of £3,000 is applicable for use of the Underglobe When you book a wedding with Swan, you will receive: x A dedicated Wedding Coordinator to help you plan your special day x An invitation to a complimentary dinner in our restaurant x An Operations Manager and styled waiting staff on the day of your wedding x A privately manned cloakroom x Surround sound speakers and ipod docking station for background music x Furniture, linen, crockery and decorations, including elegant glassware, centre pieces and tea lights x Cash bar facilities, if required are available
from £132
per person / per evening
Underglobe Christmas Parties
Seating capacity 350
Standing capacity 450
Step into the ethereal and allow us to spin you A Winter’s Tale as we transform the Underglobe into a sublime midwinters forest. Situated on London’s Bankside and directly beneath the Iconic Globe Theatre, the Underglobe is an impressive and versatile venue ideal for large-scale celebrations and parties. With a private riverside entrance and exclusive access to the mezzanine and the Globe’s Shakespeare exhibition for the arrival drinks reception, guests will then make their way down a sweeping staircase into a night of sparkling festivities and otherworldly delights. Christmas packages start from £115+VAT per person, including lavish theming, restaurant quality catering, state of the art AV and full entertainment.

Prices and opening hours

Monday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Tuesday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Wednesday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Thursday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Friday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Saturday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £2400 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person
Sunday
9:00 – 1:00
from £132 per person
9:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee + min. spend
18:30 – 1:00
from £12000 hire fee
9:00 – 1:00
from £135 per person
9:00 – 1:00
from £155 per person
18:30 – 1:00
from £132 per person

Facilities and catering options

Standing capacity:
450
Seating capacity:
350
In-house catering available
Alcohol provided
Own DJ allowed
External catering available
Parking available
Accommodation available
Ticketed events
BYO alcohol

Location

21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
Mansion House Station (550 yd)

Reviews and ratings

4.9

(12 reviews and ratings)

J
Jen
August 2019

Friendly service Fantastic location Great views from Balcony room Blank canvas for wedding ceremony Bar area ideal for arriving guests

Food options quite expensive

S
Sara DePerro
December 2018

Loved the setting, the wonderful staff who paid attention to our every need, and the food was amazing. I highly recommend this venue if you are looking for an amazing location and service that can't be beat for a very reasonable price. I couldn't recommend the Swan more highly.

There were none!

K
Kate Hodgson
May 2017

Great venue, good views, good location. Reasonably priced, would recommend and would use again.

I
Ijay Nwando
March 2019

Prompt response, informative with good wedding packages.

About Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Located at the site of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on the banks of the river Thames, Swan has two exclusive event spaces available for daytime and evening hire.