Butchers’ Hall London

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87, Bartholomew Close, England, EC1A 7EB, United Kingdom

Butchers’ Hall London Weddings

With its historic architecture and elegant interiors, Butchers’ Hall offers a beautiful setting for weddings in the heart of Central London. Following a major refurbishment in 2019, this traditional livery hall wedding venue seamlessly blends original heritage features with modern amenities, offering five versatile event spaces for your wedding celebrations.  

Weddings at Butchers’ Hall are renowned for their impeccable service and exceptional food menus, thanks to the experienced team at Bovingdons Catering. If you have a specific vision in mind for your wedding, the Bovingdons team will work closely with you to curate a bespoke wedding package just for you. They’ll go the extra mile to ensure your wedding planning journey is seamless and everything runs smoothly on the day.

The Scene at Butchers’ Hall London

If you’re searching for a London wedding venue that’s brimming with historic charm and classic elegance, Butchers’ Hall is the place for you. Nestled in the heart of London’s vibrant Barts Square Development, Butchers’ Hall is the perfect example of old meets new and is fully licensed as a wedding venue. Nods to the livery hall’s rich heritage can be found throughout the venue, including early 19th century chandeliers and London’s largest tapestry

The Great Hall is a popular choice for weddings at Butchers’ Hall London, and it’s not hard to see why. This grand space boasts soaring ceilings, large stained glass windows, opulent chandeliers, wood panelling, and an intricately detailed ceiling. Oversized arch windows flood the Great Hall with natural light, and its spacious layout allows plenty of room for a lavish banquet dinner and dancefloor setup.

Offering a beautiful setting for your ceremony, the recently refurbished Court Room is another elegant space housed within Butchers’ Hall. Say your vows in front of the stunning white marble fireplace that was made in Paris in 1794, then continue to the Great Hall for an unforgettable wedding reception.

If you’re hiring Butchers’ Hall exclusively for your wedding celebrations, you’ll also have access to the spacious rooftop terrace. This impressive space boasts magnificent views over Central London and is the perfect location for hosting pre-dinner drinks and canapés. Your guests will be blown away by the views as they step out onto the newly built garden terrace at Butchers’ Hall.

Butchers’ Hall London Wedding Ceremonies

Butchers’ Hall is fully licenced for ceremonies, and many couples opt to host their nuptials in the elegant Court Room. This light-filled space features beautiful wooden wall panelling and an ornate white marble fireplace made in Paris in 1794

If you’d prefer to have your ceremony in a church, Butchers’ Hall is delighted to be working in partnership with The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, London’s oldest parish church. This magnificent medieval church is less than 50 metres from Butchers’ Hall and features spectacular Norman architecture dating to 1123.

Butchers’ Hall London Wedding Receptions

The Great Hall offers a magnificent banquet hall setting for wedding receptions at Butchers’ Hall London, with its soaring high ceiling and unique historical features. As your guests sit down to dine on long banquet tables, they’ll be left in awe by the grand feel of the Great Hall. And with plenty of space for a dancefloor, you can party the night away with your loved ones at this fabulous Central London wedding venue.

Bovingdons Catering’s exceptional food menus are a focal point of wedding receptions at Butchers’ Hall, with extensive options to choose from for your three-course meal. Showcasing sustainable, locally sourced ingredients, each meticulously crafted dish is guaranteed to impress your guests. Aside from their delicious menu creations, Bovingdons are also renowned for their impeccable service, which means your reception at Butchers’ Hall will unfold without a hitch.

Butchers’ Hall wedding package inclusions:

  • Six canapés per guest
  • A delicious three-course meal
  • A superior drinks package
  • Personal wedding planner to help plan and coordinate your day
  • Cash or account bar after the meal
  • Event management and essential staffing
  • Private menu tasting

Wedding Photography Near Butchers’ Hall London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Butchers’ Hall London are:

  • Barbican Water Gardens
  • Postman’s Park
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
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sitting Up to 160 Sitting
standing Up to 180 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

Butchers' Hall London Private Event and Wedding Venue Great Hall

Great Hall

This spectacular room boasts soaring ceilings, opulent chandeliers, elegant arch windows, wood panelling, and an ornately detailed ceiling, with space to accommodate up to 160 seated guests. The Great Hall lends itself to an array of room layout options and is perfect for weddings, corporate events, and lavish parties.

Butchers' Hall London Private Meeting Venue

Court Room

Recently refurbished in 2019, the Court Room at Butchers’ Hall offers an elegant setting for ceremonies, receptions, conferences, cocktail parties, and workshops. This versatile space can be partitioned into larger and small rooms to suit your event, with the capacity to accommodate up to 80 seated guests.

Butchers' Hall London Private Event Venue Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Garden Terrace

Available to hire as part of your event or independently, the Rooftop Garden at Butchers’ Hall is an impressive outdoor space boasting incredible views of London. The rooftop terrace can comfortably accommodate up to 70 guests.

Butchers' Hall London Private Event Venue Reception Area

Ground Floor

The ground floor at Butchers’ Hall is a versatile, multi-purpose space that can be tailored to suit your needs. Whether you use the ground floor as a registration area, partitioned break out areas, or a bar, the choice is yours.


The location of Butchers’ Hall London

Nearby attractions:

  • Barbican Water Gardens
  • Postman’s Park
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hotels nearby:

  • Malmaison London, rooms starting from £120 per night
  • Premier Inn London Farringdon (Smithfield) Hotel, rooms starting from £80 per night
  • Apex Temple Court Hotel, rooms starting from £150 per night

Nearby restaurants:

  • Club Gascon
  • Balfour St Barts

Venue Testimonials

Fab catering and service for our wedding. Loved every course and the staff treated us so well. They were efficient, kind and had great communication from all the team leading up and during the wedding day itself.

Tamara C. ·

Newly refurbished livery hall. A very well-thought-out blend of traditional and modern. Interesting tapestry in the Guild dining hall. Very friendly and efficient staff. Disabled access to all floors.

Barry L. ·

We went to Butchers' Hall for our office Christmas dinner. Lovely setting in the Hall, room downstairs for dancing or standing to chat. Good food. Recommended.

Adam L. ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

The venue hire fee is priced from £1,500 + VAT and includes the use of all spaces, including the newly refurbished rooftop terrace. Butchers’ Hall’s wedding package costs £100 per person + VAT and includes six canapés per guest, a three-course meal, a superior drinks package, a cash or account bar after the meal, event management, a personal wedding planner, and a private menu tasting.

Capacity limits at Butchers’ Hall range from 14 to 180 guests and vary depending on your chosen event space.

Yes. Butcher’s Hall’s wedding package includes a private menu tasting for the couple.

Weddings at Butchers’ Hall must end by 2am.

Weddings at Butchers’ Hall are classic and elegant, taking place in a historic venue in the heart of Central London. Aside from the stunning setting of the Great Hall, exquisite catering menus and seamless service from the renowned Bovingdons Catering team will ensure your wedding at Butchers’ Hall is one to remember.

  • Malmaison London, rooms starting from £120 per night
  • Premier Inn London Farringdon (Smithfield) Hotel, rooms starting from £80 per night
  • Apex Temple Court Hotel, rooms starting from £150 per night

There isn’t any parking at Butchers’ Hall, but NCP London Barbican is just a few minutes away from the venue.


Francesca Avery

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Francesca has always had a great passion for the events industry and promises to make your venue search a stress-free and enjoyable experience. You’ll love her fun and friendly approach.

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