Just a short distance from Windsor, Amber Lakes is a striking venue surrounded by lakes and trees. Indoor parties can take place at the Scandi-inspired Lodge and the outdoor space can be used for treasure hunts, lawn games, movie making and even Segway challenges. You can also take to the water for fun including dragon boat racing and raft building.
Capacity: Standing 250 or 500 with outdoor tipis.
Location: 94a Welley Road, Wraysbury, Berkshire, TW19 5EP
The manicured lawns and planes trees on the lawns of the 300 year old Grade I almshouses of the Geffrye Museum makes for a great venue for a Bar Mitzvah party. It’s incredibly rare to get a green space so close to the city which offers so many options for dining or hosting your own festival.
Capacity: 1000 standing or 400 seated with exclusive hire of the gardens available during the summer for 200-800 guests.
Location: 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, GB, E2 8EA
Kent House Knightsbridge
Kent House Knightsbridge is a versatile Victorian townhouse that stylishly combines a grand royal history yet has the intimacy of a private house. It boasts many beautiful period features including ornate cornicing, marble floors, a sweeping staircase and skylight, and large floor to ceiling windows. The elegance of the house provides the perfect backdrop to any Bar Mitzvah celebration and can be styled to suit you.
Capacity: 160 seated or 300 standing
Location: Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1BX
The Secret River Garden is a deeply romantic setting that transports you back in time. For added wow factor arrive by boat to your gorgeous reception on the lawn overlooking the river, before following the tiny winding path through to the secluded woodland where your stunning marquee is revealed under the dappled light of weeping willows. A bonfire can be lit for later in the evening for guests and family to gather around.
Capacity: 120 guests
Location: Riverside House, Riverside Twickenham TW1 3DJ
The West Reservoir Centre
The historic building dates back to 1936 featuring a red-brick tower with stunning structural design elements which is filled by natural daylight and has outdoor terraces which overlook onto a beautiful 30-acre lake in the heart of Hackney. The venues offers the best of both worlds with stunning and calming surroundings without having to go out of London as the venue is situated in Stoke Newington.
Capacity: 130 seated or 150 standing
Location: The West Reservoir – Green Lanes, Stoke Newington N4 2HA
One of the most glamorous Bar Mitzvah venues, exclusive hire of Quaglino’s offers plenty of flexibility. A modern interior redesign has seen the signature sweeping staircase, balcony bar, main restaurant and mezzanine private dining rooms elegantly restored, along with a dancefloor with its own stage and space to rival any ballroom.
Capacity: 278 seated or 500 standing
Location: 16 Bury Street, London SW1Y 6AJ
Trinity Buoy Wharf, Chainstore
A magical riverside location with stunning views on a historic site. Situated a mile east of Canary Wharf on the banks of the River Thames, the Chainstore venue is a Grade II listed building with beautiful brick and triple height ceilings with plenty of character.
Capacity: 300 seated or 600 standing
Location: 64 Orchard Place London E14 0JY
A wonderfully quirky hotel with a stunning roofterrace and bowling alley. The Courthouse Hotel is located in the heart of Shoreditch, surrounded by the buzzing nightlife and eccentric charm of this part of the City. The Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch couples the grandeur of a Grade II listed Baroque styled building so is an impressive venue to host your celebration.
Capacity: Roofterrace 100 standing or 60 seated
Location: 335-337 Old St, London EC1V 9LL
A venue with the built in wow, the Rainforest Café is a unique and vibrant restaurant and club which brings together the sights and sounds of the jungle. With a collection of moving animatronics, waterfalls and tropical fish tanks you’ll forget you’re in the heart of London’s west end.
Capacity: 355 seated or 650 standing
Location: 20 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7EU
An incredible warehouse space with a range of bars, street food traders and plenty of room to play around in with a huge outdoor space known as The Land of Bamboo which includes trampolines, sand pits and Tiki huts. The venue is split across two rooms so you can hire it for smaller groups of 200 or much larger parties.
Capacity: 500 seated or 3000 standing
Location: Canada St, London SE16 7PJ