The Ned London

27, Poultry, England, EC2R 8AJ, United Kingdom


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The Ned London Events

Former Midland Bank turned hipster five-star hotel, The Ned is a stylish and indulgent oasis in the buzzing heart of London. The hotel gets its name from architect Sir Edwin ‘Ned’ Lutyens who designed the original structure in 1924. In 2017, The Ned opened its doors, following a transformation by Soho House. 

The interiors are reminiscent of the glamorous 1920s & 1930s jazz era with queue African malachite Art Deco pillars, crystal chandeliers, polished walnut walls and original banking desks serving as stylish cocktail bars. Along with 252 luxurious bedrooms, rooftop pool, gym, spa and hammam, the hotel also boasts six Grade I listed meeting rooms, two outdoor terraces and one converted dome area. Combined with the convenience of access, the hotel has emerged a sought-after choice of venue for weddings, corporate events and social occasions. 

Located within the hotel are nine restaurants sprawled across an expansive former banking hall. Delight your taste buds with food from around the world. 

Highlights of The Ned London Events:

  • Licensed for ceremonies
  • Views from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Shard from the rooftop terraces
  • Interior design channels 1920s and 1930s glamour
  • Vintage velvet furnishings, chintz sofas, frilly lampshades, oxidised mirrors
  • Late license until 1am
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theatre Up to 210 Theatre
classroom Up to 80 Classroom
ushaped Up to 58 U-Shaped
boardroom Up to 66 Boardroom
cabaret Up to 77 Cabaret
dining Up to 140 Dining
standing Up to 200 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 252
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Sit Down
 Shared Platters
 Kosher Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

  • Private Dining Table Setup in The Tapestry Room at The Ned London Events Venue

    The Tapestry Room

    The Tapestry Room gets its name from the pastoral tapestry adorning the room's upper walls. The crystal chandeliers and walnut panelling lend elegance and vintage appeal. The place is ideal for 120 guests seated in a round-table event or 140 guests in a long table banquet-style event. The room can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests in a standing reception.

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  • The Saloon at The Ned Wedding and Events Venue London

    The Saloon

    Drenched in natural light, The Saloon's neutral palette ensures its other design details can shine. The restored parquet flooring or the 18th-century chandelier, for instance, help craft a fitting ambience for a variety of events. 70 guests can be seated here comfortably.

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  • The Ned, The Drawing Room

    Medium Spaces

    These include the RWB Room and The Drawing Room. The Drawing Room connects to The Saloon and has a very distinctive club-like vibe thanks to its panelled walls, lithographs and period etchings. It is apt for 20 guests in a boardroom setup, 50 for a round table or 80 guests for a reception. The RWB Room has a more intimate and informal ambience with its light oak panelling. It can host 28 guests in a classroom-style setup or 50 guests for a standing event.

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  • The Rose Room at The Ned London Corporate Events Venue

    Small Spaces

    These include The Wren Room & The Rose Room. The Wren Room is named after Sir Christopher Wren, who designed St. Mildred's Church. The room's standout features include chandeliers, natural light, wood panelling and a carpet inspired by large-leaf Verdure tapestries. The cosy Rose Room gets its name from the Rose Tavern that initially stood on The Ned's site before The Great Fire of London. The room has a beautiful marble fireplace and crystal chandelier. Both rooms can accommodate a maximum of 10 and 14 guests, respectively.

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  • South East Terrace at The Ned

    The Terraces

    There are two large terraces at The Ned. Use them individually for a stand-alone event or in conjunction with an indoor event space for serving cocktails and canapés. Both terraces offer spectacular views over London City and St Paul's Cathedral. They are ideal for 26 guests in a seated dinner or 70 guests in a standing cocktail reception.

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  • Princes Dome

    Princes Dome, located on the roof and next to the members' area of Ned's Club Upstairs, is one of the hotel's two converted domes and connects to an outdoor terrace. With a stocked bar and terrace access, it's a beautiful spot to host a reception-style event for 50 guests.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Bank of England Museum
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral / Millennium Bridge
  • One New Change Shopping Centre
  • The Gherkin
  • Sky Garden
  • Monument to the Great Fire of London

Restaurants on site:

  • Cecconi’s
  • Millie’s Lounge
  • The Nickel Bar
  • Zobler’s Deli & Diner
  • Malibu Kitchen
  • Kaia
  • Cafe Sou & Bar
  • Lutyens Grill
  • Ned’s Feast

Venue Testimonials

Ground floor bar was wonderful, high qualify service and great drinks. […] It's not hard to imagine this place was the formerly the bank of England, spacious and breathtaking architectural detail.

Aaron G

Beautiful design and service! An old bank transformed into a mesmerizing hotel. The place blew my mind. Beautiful swimming pool on roof terrace […] a vault turned into a bar very cool!


Went to a two day work conference here […] if it's grand opulence you're after this place has it in spades. The place is huge, marble pillars with ornate detailing around all the rooms and very posh dosh at our shin dig.

Jason King

Frequently Asked Questions

Minimum spend starts from £30,000. Bespoke packages (food & beverage) is usually £200 pp.

Yes, The Ned can organise an intimate wedding with 30 guests or an elaborate function with 140 seated guests/ 200 standing.

Elegant weddings are synonymous with The Ned. Couples can customise their day to suit their individual requirements. Think lavish celebrations after taking over the sixth floor to intimate ceremonies in one of the hotel’s smaller event rooms. 

Yes, the Ned is an ideal venue for corporate events for groups of 4-200 guests. Get in touch with the events team for discussing your requirements.

The Ned offers a plethora of accommodation options for your guests. Choose from 252 luxurious bedrooms. Room prices start from £295.

Onsite parking is not available at The Ned. Multiple car parks are located within a 2-8-minute walk from the property. 

Yes, The Ned can offer discounts for your wedding or event guests looking to stay the night. This can be discussed when you book your event.


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