Westminster is one of the most iconic areas of London. Close in proximity to Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the River Thames.
If you’ve been looking for somewhere classic and sophisticated to hold your wedding ceremony or reception, Westminster is the perfect location. Plus, with the number of incredible venues dotted around the city, you’ll be spoiled for choice!
Read on to find out more about the 15 most amazing wedding venues in Westminster.
Fitzrovia Chapel is one of the most sought-after Westminster wedding venues. This chapel is known for its unique decor and historical ambiance, but there are many other great reasons to hold your wedding here.
The Fitzrovia Chapel is registered to perform civil ceremonies. 60 people can be seated in the chapel for the ceremony if drinks are included. Without drinks, the number can be pushed to 78.
This venue is happy to host LGBTQIA+ wedding ceremonies, so this is a safe and welcoming location for all couples.
St. Ermin’s Hotel
St. Ermin’s Hotel is a wonderful wedding venue for wedding parties of up to 140 guests.
The St. Ermin’s Hotel is licensed to perform civil ceremonies (including LGBTQ ceremonies) and provides a wedding package beginning at £109 per person. This covers the reception, an overnight stay, a wedding breakfast, and wedding coordination services.
You may hold your ceremony in any of the 3 luxurious rooms, from the crystal ballroom to the cloisters suite.
106 Pall Mall
106 Pall Mall is a stunning wedding venue that will perform legal wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships.
220 guests can be accommodated in the Georgian, Italian Renaissance-inspired building. Two wedding packages are offered, and there are many beautiful rooms to choose from for your ceremony and reception.
Guests can stay in the 17 available bedrooms and enjoy a special wedding breakfast the following day.
Sofitel Hotel St. James
The Sofitel Hotel St. James is a 5-star hotel, perfect for the ultimate luxury Westminster wedding.
180 guests can be accommodated standing in the Wedding Suite, or 140 seated. You can also choose between either the Chic or Magnifique wedding packages, depending on how lavish you want your event to be.
The Magnifique package, which comes to £160 per person, includes the hire of the venue, an hour-long open bar with canapés, a 3-course meal, menu tasting, and overnight accommodation with breakfast for the happy couple.
The Cinnamon Club is known for its beautiful and historic interior as well as its incredible Indian cuisine.
At the bargain price of £42 per head, your wedding guests can enjoy a very satisfying 3-course meal at the reception, although there are package options up to £85 per person.
Cinnamon Club will host civil wedding ceremonies as well as civil partnerships and also provides wedding planning services.
113 Chancery Lane
113 Chancery Lane is an iconic wedding venue, available for exclusive hire and capable of hosting parties of up to 200 people.
Not only is this venue architecturally superb, but it also offers phenomenal catering, with banquet meal options for parties of 100.
Chancery Lane is easily accessible and is the perfect location for taking wedding photographs.
One Great George Street
One Great George Street is a Grade 2 listed wedding venue for both ceremonies and receptions.
Party sizes can range from 60 to 220 people, and prices start at £113.40 per person. Exclusive hire of the venue can be arranged from £6,600, including VAT.
The wedding package includes a 3-course meal with 2 drinks per person, a wedding breakfast, use of the PA system, and much more.
11 Cavendish Square
11 Cavendish Square is an elegant and highly versatile venue that can be decorated to suit any wedding. The building is licensed by the City of Westminster to perform civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests.
This venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings, including the beautiful gardens and the theater.
Catering is handled by the venue’s head chef, who can provide anything from a formal dinner to canapés.
Wedding packages start from £110, not including VAT.
The Union Club
The Union is a Georgian townhouse located in Soho, Westminster. It’s been in operation for 300 years and is the ideal location for a classy, intimate wedding day.
4 wedding packages are available, catering to anywhere between 12 to 100 guests. Additionally, you can pick from 4 wedding menus, with package prices starting at £1,600.
This venue is licensed to hold ceremonies, so you don’t have to worry about the legality of your vows if you choose this location.
Church House is not licensed to conduct wedding ceremonies, but it’s one of the most popular locations in Westminster for wedding receptions.
This reception venue allows you to organize your special day with the help of an expert coordinator, so you can make sure everything goes to plan.
Catering and professional videography are offered so that you and your guests can enjoy a fine dining experience and look back on the special day for years to come.
With a choice of 19 different rooms to host your celebration, you can be sure that your Church House wedding reception will be a day to remember.
8 Northumberland Avenue
If you’re planning on having a large wedding party of up to 500 guests, 8 Northumberland Avenue could be the perfect Westminster venue.
8 Northumberland Avenue is a Grade 2 listed building that can host large and lavish wedding parties in the Victorian ballroom.
For the ceremony itself, you can have up to 500 guests. 400 guests may attend a dinner reception. However, if you choose to have a standing reception, you can have up to 700 of your friends and family there to celebrate with you.
The Old Billiard Room can be used for smaller weddings, with a maximum capacity of 250 people for both the ceremony and the reception.
The Langham Hotel
The luxury, 5-star Langham Hotel in Westminster is one of the most perfect locations for memorable and stylish wedding receptions. This is a historical building that has been running since 1865.
The Langham Hotel features a spacious and breathtaking ballroom as well as an outdoor space, both of which can be hired for your celebrations.
One of the most impressive aspects of this venue, though, is the catering. The wedding menus are designed by Chef Michel Roux Jr. All of the menu options take inspiration from classic French cuisine, but recipes have been modernized to give your reception meal a fresh and unique twist.
The Langham also provides wedding coordination services to take some of the pressure off you. Packages can accommodate up to 220 guests and can be altered for sustainability or extended to a weekend stay for the couple.
The Banqueting Hall is another historical venue that was built specifically for the purpose of hosting special events in 1622.
2 main rooms are available for wedding ceremonies: the Main Hall and the Undercroft. Both rooms are licensed to carry out civil ceremonies.
The Main Hall can host up to 400 guests for the ceremony and 300 for a dinner and dance reception. Meanwhile, the Undercroft can be used for ceremonies of up to 150 guests and a drinks reception of a maximum of 380.
Exclusively hiring this venue will cost you £14,500 plus VAT. You can also add extras to your wedding package, including photography.
The Honourable Society of Grays Inn
The Honourable Society of Grays Inn is the ideal venue for hosting both indoor and outdoor weddings in style.
The Inn has been standing since 1388, so it’s one of the most richly historical venues you could choose for your wedding.
Both licensed weddings or civil partnerships and receptions can be held in your choice of the beautiful rooms in this historic building, including the Elizabethan Hall and the Large Pension Room.
The capacity for the venue is 180 guests, and you can also include a reception, evening entertainment, and a delicious wedding breakfast. The private gardens, also known as The Walks, can be used for drinks receptions or for photographs after the ceremony.
Carroll County Farm Museum
Finally, for a rustic and scenic wedding, we recommend the Carroll County Farm Museum.
This is the perfect location for an intimate wedding with your closest family and friends. Plus, you have a choice of a variety of locations within the venue.
The Scott Haven Reception Barn is the most popular area within the Carroll County Farm Museum for weddings. It is a warm and spacious room with plenty of room to set up tables and decorations. It can hold 80 guests at a time and comes equipped with a kitchenette for catering as well as accessible restrooms.
For an outdoor wedding, you could also choose the Outer Pavilion or Inner Pavilion, which have the capacity for 80 people each. The Octagonal Pavilion has room for 60 guests, while the beautiful Garden Gazebo has an unlimited capacity.