The Brewery

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52, Chiswell Street, England, EC1Y 4SD, United Kingdom

The Brewery London Events

The Brewery London is one of the city’s oldest and most unique event locations, offering diverse venue options for corporate functions, weddings, and grand events. 

Originally the home of Whitbread’s 18th Century beer-brewing empire, the historic venue has since been transformed into magnificent event spaces to suit any occasion. Original, heritage features are still prominent throughout the building and make for an impressive event backdrop. 

Whether you’re looking for a decadent space with antique floors and exposed brickworks to host a lavish celebration, or you need a small meeting room with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities, The Brewery London is a fascinating and accessible find. 

The rustic venue is conveniently located a short walk from Liverpool Street Station and surrounded by a number of first-class bars, restaurants and cafes. 

Highlights of The Brewery London Events:

  • A transformed 18th-century beer brewing warehouse
  • Liverpool station, Moorgate and Barbican stations are just a short walk away 
  • One of London’s most striking conference, wedding and event spaces
  • Versatile indoor and alfresco event spaces 
  • Award-winning chefs and in-house catering team
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theatre Up to 900 Theatre
cabaret Up to 500 Cabaret
classroom Up to 390 Classroom
dining Up to 700 Dining
dinner Up to 550 Dinner & Dance
boardroom Up to 30 Boardroom
standing Up to 1000 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations NCP at Barbican

Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
  In-house Catering & Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Shared Platters
 Asian Cuisine
 Indian Cuisine
 Kosher Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

The Brewery, The Porter Tun

The Porter Tun

778sqm / 8374sqft

Full of charm and striking features, such as an exposed King Post timber roof and a spacious antique wooden floor, The Porter Tun is a magnificent space for gatherings of up to 600 guests. There is a raised balcony in the room, which is perfect for speeches or introducing the bride and groom, and the room is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system and LED lighting.

The Brewery, King George III, Photo by Magdalena Mahdy

King George III

544sqm / 5856sqft

Steeped in history and named after a royal visit in 1787, the King George III Room is a statement room for events of up to 300 guests. Exposed brickwork, lanterns, and a barrel-vaulted ceiling all add period charm to the unique space and the room can be used alone or in conjunction with the Porter Tun for weddings.

The Brewery, Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte

200sqm / 2153sqft

The sophisticated Queen Charlotte room shares similar features as the King George III room, with its exposed brickwork and barrel-vaulted ceiling, yet it is more suitable for parties of up to 200 guests. The space is filled with character and even includes a hidden bar.

The Brewery, The Sugar Rooms, Photo by Gomes Photography

The Sugar Rooms

117sqm / 1259sqft

The Sugar Rooms are two bright, airy and distinctive rooms with their own private staircase. Once used as storage rooms for the sugar used in the venue’s beer production, the rooms are now the perfect space for special events with up to 120 guests. The white walls, high beams and floor-to-ceiling Georgian windows which overlook the cobbled courtyard below, all add a sweet, magical touch to your occasion.

The Brewery, The Smeaton Vaults

The Smeaton Vaults

98sqm / 1055sqft

The Smeaton Vaults combines two vaulted spaces to create a unique event location allowing for up to 110 guests. Originally used for storing beers, the rooms continue to feature copper pipes and an original iron walkway, yet the high vaulted ceilings add a light and contemporary atmosphere to the rooms.

The Brewery, James Watt Room

James Watt

122sqm / 1313sqft

The James Watt room is a self-contained and intimate space that is perfect for small meetings and private dining. Named after the James Watt steam engine in 1785, the space has an integrated LED light system and PA system for business functions. The room can also be used as a breakout space for larger events.

The Brewery, The Courtyard Marquee, Photo by Magdalena Mahdy

from $6,000

The Courtyard Marquees

270sqm / 2906sqft

An 18th-century courtyard that is hidden from the hustle and bustle of the city. A glass marquee is constructed over the courtyard in summer months and creates an idyllic oasis.


The location of The Brewery

Nearby attractions:

  • Barbican Centre
  • Museum of London
  • Old Street
  • The City of London
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral

Restaurants nearby:

  • Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
  • Cote Brasserie
  • Pham Sushi
  • Baracca
  • Osteria London

Hotels nearby:

  • The Montcalm at The Brewery London City
  • The Montcalm Royal London House
  • The Barbican Rooms

Venue Testimonials

A fantastic venue for all events. […] Everything was great, excellent food, superb service and the drınks just flowed all night long. Dancing till midnight on the dancefloor. A truly amazing wedding.

Ahmet Satrettin ·

Nice events venue, unique architecture and ceilings!

Oliver Wauters ·

Lovely venue, great food, good location. I came here for a Christmas work do, they accommodated about 600 guests. Couldn’t fault it. Look forward to coming again.

Oliver Shallcrass ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings at The Brewery London start from £130 per person.

Yes, The Brewery London can accommodate between 40 and 160 guests in their smaller rooms and up to 600 people in the Porter Tun.

Weddings at The Brewery London are truly one-of-a-kind. The historic venue is steeped in history and oozes period charm to add that extra elegant touch to your magical day.

Yes, The Brewery London features an array of private rooms, all filled with period charm and unique character, which can cater for all types of corporate events.

  • The Montcalm at The Brewery London City
  • The Montcalm Royal London House
  • The Barbican Rooms

No, but parking is available in NCP at Barbican and is a three-minute walk away from the venue.

The Brewery London prides itself on its first-class catering and their award-winning chefs work hard to produce stand-out menus with locally sourced produce and nutritional food full of robust flavour.

Yes, Montcalm Hotel next door can offer special rates to The Brewery London guests.  Group rates of 10 bedrooms or more can get rooms from £140 – £160 + VAT per room per night for weekends. Couples can upgrade to a suite when booking 10+ bedrooms.

Aneeza Qureshi

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Aneeza started in the event industry in 2011 and has since worked with many recognisable FTSE companies and brands on the planning and operational side for private events and corporate functions. She brings a passionate spirit and unwavering eye for detail to our London team. She's also a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to give tips on the best bars and restaurants in town.


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