Dockside Vaults

East Smithfield, England, E1W 1AT, United Kingdom


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Weddings at Dockside Vaults in London

Dockside Vaults in London emerges as an enchanting choice for weddings. Nestled in the iconic St Katharine Docks and flanked by the grandeur of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, it offers a backdrop steeped in history and romance. The venue’s expansive vaulted cellars, part of the Grade II listed Ivory House, provide a captivating setting that can be transformed to match the theme and style of any wedding.

With a generous capacity accommodating up to 450 guests, it’s suited for both intimate ceremonies and grand receptions. The recent refurbishment adds a touch of contemporary luxury while preserving the venue’s timeless appeal. 

Dockside Vaults in London is perfect for couples seeking:

  • A stunning and unique space that blends heritage with modern design
  • Expertly crafted menus by Michelin-star trained chef Richard Lloyd
  • Interiors with exposed brickwork and timber beams
  • A large venue that accommodates up to 450 guests
  • Views that overlook St. Katherine Docks marina

Ceremonies at Dockside Vaults in London

As guests step into the vaulted cellars of the Grade II listed Ivory House, they are greeted by the warmth of exposed brickwork and the gentle glow of ambient lighting, setting the stage for an intimate and heartfelt ceremony. The rich history of the area, coupled with the serene views of the nearby Tower Bridge and the River Thames, provides a picturesque backdrop for exchanging vows. Whether it’s a traditional, elegant affair or a modern, unconventional celebration, Dockside Vaults transforms into the perfect canvas for a wedding ceremony, promising to make every moment unforgettable.

Reception at Dockside Vaults in London

The blank canvas that is the interior of Dockside Vaults is a dream for those who want free rein of styling their event. Featuring timber beams and exposed brickwork, couples are free to set up the space with limitless options. Choose to have a cocktail reception with roaming platters or host a sit-down event with several configurations that can fit up to 450 guests comfortably within the space.

Wedding Photography Near Dockside Vaults in London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Dockside Vaults in London are:

  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • Along St. Katherine Docks marina
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Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


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


Venue Testimonials

I had an amazing experience at Dockside. The staff was incredibly accommodating and attentive, ensuring that everything ran smoothly. The venue itself was beautiful and well-maintained, providing the perfect atmosphere for our event

Annaleise C

The coolest new venue in London right now - hidden away under St. Katherine's Docks and so close to Tower Hill Tube

Marissa B

Conflicted to write a review because I want to keep this place for myself. What an amazing space! Friendly staff, trendy, spacious, clean. Anyone trying to host: come here!

Matt C

Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding prices start from £2K+VAT for venue hire.

Dockside Vaults can hold an impressive 450 guests in its expansive space, making it perfect for large-scale corporate events and weddings.

Dockside Vaults in London is licenced from 10:00 am to midnight.

Guests at Dockside Vaults in London can find accommodation at Ivory House at St Katharine Docks.

There is no parking available at Dockside Vaults in London. However, the closest train station is within walking distance to the venue.

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