The Brewery

(3 Reviews)

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

The Brewery London Corporate Functions & Events

The Brewery London is a remarkable, industrial-style events venue in the east of the city. Built in the 1700s as Whitbread Brewery, this historic venue has since been transformed into a popular and contemporary events venue.

With an array of private and semi-private rooms all filled with period charm and unique character, this beautiful venue can cater for all types of corporate events. 

You might choose the King George III room for large functions up to 300 guests, the James Watt room for smaller meetings, or you might find that an awards dinner of up to 1000 guests in the charming Porter Tun room is what you’re looking for.

As one of the city’s leading conference venues, The Brewery London boasts state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities. Each room features an integrated DB audio PA system and there is high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the venue. In-house AV specialists are also readily available to provide the highest level of support for your function.

The Brewery London Corporate Function & Event Highlights:

  • Advanced audiovisual facilities
  • Unique heritage venue with character and charm
  • Flexible event spaces with large, small and medium rooms to choose from
  • A short distance to Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Barbican stations
  • Bespoke menu options and wet hire available
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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

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.

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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