The Dickens Inn

Tower Hill, England, E1W 1UH, United Kingdom


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The Dickens Inn London Events & Parties

Treat your guests to the grandeur of a historic waterfront venue in the heart of London.  Dickens Inn is a hidden gem for social celebrations and private parties. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, games night or a private party – this wildly-popular inn offers a variety of dining and drinking options.

During the summer months, the events team can even organise private parties in the open-air patio/terrace area adjoining The Copperfield Bar. 

Private Dining Options at The Dickens Inn London:

  • There are 3 event rooms and one outdoor terrace area offering private dining options for guests at The Dickens Inn. 

Semi-Private Dining Options at The Dickens Inn London:

  • Book a table at The Grill Restaurant for sumptuous British fare for lunch, dinner or the inn’s traditional Sunday roast. 
  • Menus and packages are available for groups of 30 or more at The Grill.
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theatre Up to 150 Theatre
cabaret Up to 120 Cabaret
boardroom Up to 100 Boardroom
ushaped Up to 80 U-Shaped
classroom Up to 150 Classroom
dining Up to 150 Dining
standing Up to 200 Standing


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

Spaces At This Venue

  • The Dickens Inn Wedding Venue, The Dickens Suite

    The Dickens Suite

    Designed with exposed wooden beams, large picture windows and tranquil views overlooking the River Thames, The Dickens Suite works for standing receptions of up to 200 guests, wedding ceremonies, conferences or dining and dancing parties.

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  • The Dickens Inn, The Pickwick Room

    The Pickwick Room

    Choose The Pickwick Room for a reception or seated event and be treated to a spacious indoor area, a balcony and some of the most exquisite views in the area.

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  • The Dickens Inn, The Copperfield Bar

    The Copperfield Bar

    The Copperfield Bar is situated on the ground level. It comes with its own bar and offers comfortable seating options making it ideal for a relaxed party. Plus, with access to a large terrace area guests have the opportunity to enjoy the indoor amenities and outdoor views.

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  • The Dickens Inn, The Grill Restaurant

    The Grill Restaurant

    Serving an assortment of popular British dishes, The Grill Restaurant also offers diners views of the surrounding docks. The restaurant provides group bookings and provides set menus and packages for groups over 30.

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Nearby attractions:

  • St Katherine Docks Marina
  • River Thames
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Potters Fields Park / City Hall

Restaurants nearby:

  • Coppa Club
  • The Brasserie
  • Strada Dockside
  • Bravas Tapas
  • Zizzi

Restaurants on site:

  • The Grill Restaurant

Hotels nearby:

  • CitizenM Tower of London
  • The Tower Hotel
  • Tower Suites by Blue Orchid
  • Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
  • The Lalit London

Venue Testimonials

Very large space with plenty of open air seating. […] Fully stocked bar and good service.

Scott McCormick

This incredibly pretty building overlooking the marina at St Catherine's Dock offers a spacious bar able to accommodate both casual visitors and organised, private events.

Greame Galway

Great hidden place and lovely lights at night time. Lovely beer!

W. Mcloughlin

Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re attending an event at The Dickens Inn, there are several hotels within close proximity like the CitizenM Tower of London, The Lalit London, Tower Suites by Blue Orchid, The Tower Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel London.

Long stay street parking is not available at The Dickens Inn. You can find parking at the Docks priced at £60. Alternatively, the Minories car park on 1 Shorter Street is a quick 8-10 minute walk from the inn.

Sample an assortment of delicious British-inspired dishes and seasonal favourites like Red Tractor steaks and burgers. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. The traditional Sunday Roast is particularly famous.

The venue is easily accessed via public transport. The Tower Hill and Tower Gateway (DLR) stations are a quick 5-minute walk from the inn.

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