Shangri-La The Shard London

31, Saint Thomas Street, England, SE1 9QU, United Kingdom


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Shangri-La The Shard London Weddings

Sky-high glamour, modern luxury, and breathtaking city skyline views await at Shangri-La The Shard, London. This five-star hotel wedding venue is home to three stunning river-facing function spaces located on level 34 of The Shard. Whether you’re planning an intimate civil ceremony with your closest loved ones or a lavish wedding reception for up to 100 guests, you’ll be blown away by the impeccable service and five-star luxury at The Shangri-La Hotel London.

Shangri-La is renowned for its flawless service, and your wedding will be no exception. The hotel’s dedicated wedding specialists will be there to take care of every detail from beginning to end, allowing you to relax and enjoy this special time. Aside from the service, Shangri-La London’s tailor-made menus are guaranteed to be a highlight of your wedding at this five-star hotel.

The Scene at Shangri-La The Shard London

If you’re dreaming of a wedding in the clouds overlooking some of London’s most iconic landmarks, Shangri-La The Shard is the perfect place. This luxurious five-star London hotel wedding venue is brimming with modern elegance and offers a choice of three beautiful spaces for your celebrations.

Located on level 34 of The Shard, the spacious Ren Ballroom is the Shangri-La’s largest private function room and can be styled beautifully for wedding breakfasts, ceremonies, and receptions. This light-filled, blank canvas space features large floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the London city skyline, sophisticated décor, and opulent crystal chandeliers. 

Boasting stunning views of London Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and beyond, the Li Room at Shangri-La The Shard is ideally suited to smaller weddings. The Yi Room is another intimate space and offers spectacular views of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. For grand wedding celebrations, you can hire the entire 34th floor for the exclusive use of all three function spaces

This picture-perfect hotel wedding venue is a photographer’s dream, with London’s famous landmarks forming a breathtaking backdrop for your special day. The Shangri-La’s grand staircase sweeps past expansive double-height windows and is the perfect location for stunning wedding photographs. As night falls and London’s city lights twinkle in the background, you’ll be able to capture even more magical moments on film.

The convenience of hosting your London wedding at a five-star hotel is incomparable, with everything you need for an unforgettable experience in one place. The Shangri-La’s luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites offer elegant surroundings for your wedding celebrations, whether that’s a pre-wedding stay or a fabulous start to your honeymoon. Each room features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city and marble-clad bathrooms.

As well as its luxurious accommodation, Shangri-La London is renowned for its five-star facilities and incredible amenities. So why not make the most of everything the hotel has to offer and treat yourself to an indulgent stay in one of 17 spacious suites on the eve of your wedding? Go for a dip in the infinity Sky Pool on level 52, book in for a relaxing spa treatment or enjoy a cocktail at GŎNG Bar.

Shangri-La The Shard London Wedding Ceremonies

The Shangri-La Hotel London has a wedding and civil partnership licence available in several areas, including the three private river-facing event spaces on level 34. Many couples opt for a romantic ceremony in the spacious and light-filled Ren Room, with elegant floral arrangements. What could be more magical than saying your vows up in the clouds against a spectacular backdrop of London’s famed landmarks?

Shangri-La The Shard London Wedding Receptions

Wedding receptions at Shangri-La The Shard can be customised to suit your needs, with three spectacular private spaces to choose from and exclusive hire of the 34th floor also available. The hotel’s dedicated wedding specialists can organise an array of entertainment and styling options to bring your reception to life, including live musicians, table décor, and gorgeous floral arrangements.

Whether you’re planning an indulgent wedding breakfast, a stylish cocktail reception or an intimate wedding dinner, Shangri-La’s tailor-made menus are guaranteed to impress. The hotel’s talented culinary team sources the finest local ingredients from nearby markets to craft innovative menus bursting with incredible flavours.

Wedding Photography Near Shangri-La The Shard London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Shangri-La The Shard, London are:

  • The Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • River Thames
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dining Up to 100 Dining
standing Up to 140 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

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


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 202
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • Shangri La The Shard London Luxury Wedding Venue Ren Room

    Ren Room

    The hotel’s magnificent Ren ballroom is the largest of the three meeting and event spaces. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the room with natural light and showcase uninterrupted views of London’s most iconic landmarks. This versatile space comfortably accommodates up to 100 seated guests and can also be divided into two separate smaller rooms, of equal size, upon request.

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  • Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London, Li Room - Theatre Style meetings

    Li Room

    Shangri-La The Shard’s intimate Li Room’s features an impressive contemporary style, making it an ideal choice for business meetings, conferences, and private dining. Floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto St Paul’s Cathedral, Waterloo, and London’s prestigious West End. The Li Room has space for up to 25 delegates for a theatre-style presentation, 30 for dinner, and 35 for a stand-up reception.

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  • Shangri La The Shard London Luxury Meeting Venue Yi Room

    Yi Room

    Yi is situated on The Shard’s eastern side and overlooks the meandering River Thames, offering unrivalled views of the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Canary Wharf. The Yi room can seat 12 guests and is perfectly suited to elegant private dinners or boardroom meetings.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Borough Market
  • Shakespeare’s Globe
  • The London Eye
  • Tower of London

Restaurants nearby:

  • TING Restaurant
  • Gaucho
  • Vivat Bacchus
  • Boro Bistro

Venue Testimonials

A stunning hotel with exceptional service. All spaces — from the guest rooms to the restaurants, gym, pool, event rooms even to the restrooms — have incredible views. It may be worth it to stay here just for those views! The food and service were all faultless while I was here. This place is truly special.

Tomas I

We had the most memorable stay in the Shangri-La Suite on our wedding night. James Wilson and his team were incredible. Thank you again.

Alexander H

As a wedding photographer, I get to visit all kinds of venues across London and taste all kinds of food but OMG, the Shangri-La London is without question one of the best venues and restaurants we have been to. If you are thinking of booking the Shangri-La for any event, DO IT!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Shangri-La The Shard’s wedding breakfast package is £220 per person for a minimum of 70 guests.

Capacities vary depending on your chosen event space. The spacious Ren Room can accommodate up to 140 standing guests for cocktail events and 100 guests seated in a banquet-style setting.

Yes. Your dedicated wedding planner will be more than happy to organise a menu tasting prior to your wedding at Shangri-La The Shard, London.

Yes. If your event consists of 60 or more guests, you will need to have security. The hotel can organise two security officers for eight hours, priced from £272.

Weddings at Shangri-La The Shard London must end by midnight.

Weddings at Shangri-La The Shard are sophisticated and elegant, taking place in stunning light-filled function spaces overlooking London’s iconic skyline.

This luxurious five-star hotel is home to 202 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, featuring sophisticated décor, marble-clad bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the London city skyline.

Yes, the hotel offers valet parking.

You can expect exceptional fine dining menus for your event at Shangri-La The Shard, London. The hotel’s talented culinary team sources the finest local produce to create mouthwatering dishes inspired by the best of British cuisine, with a touch of delicious Asian-inspired flavours.

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