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Wedding Reception Venue

Westminster Wedding Reception Venue

Church House Westminster offers an elegant Westminster wedding reception venue in the heart of London.

Location

Set within tranquil Dean's Yard and within walking distance of Westminster Abbey and The Houses of Parliament, our Westminster wedding reception venue offers excellent transportation links via both St. James's Park and Westminster tube stations as well as Waterloo and Victoria mainline stations. 

An award-winning team of event experts

We understand that organising a wedding reception requires meticulous planning and coordination, which is why you will be assigned a dedicated event coordinator who will assist you through every stage of planning your perfect day.   

Elegant and versatile event spaces

Our Westminster wedding reception venue offers a range of beautiful and historic rooms, from the oak-panelled Hoare Memorial Hall to the magnificent dome-shape of the Assembly Hall with its 32-foot high ceiling and striking 30-foot glass dome. The impressive Grade II listed wedding reception venue will provide a memorable occasion for you and your guests. 

Delicious catering 

Our in-house caterers, CH&CO, provides seasonal menus created by Executive Chef, Joseph Lovell. Take advantage of a complimentary menu tasting for the Bride and Groom, which is included in the wedding reception package. 

Audio-visual production

Our Westminster wedding reception venue offers the services of an in-house team of AV technicians who are able to suggest creative lighting, sound and staging options to enhance your wedding reception. 

Wedding Reception Venue Package includes

  • Wedding reception venue hire from midday to midnight
  • A forty-five minute sparkling wine reception to include soft drinks 
  • Three-course menu with coffee and petit fours 
  • Half bottle of house wine per person 
  • One glass of sparkling wine per person for toasts
  • Bar service - choose from a cash bar or account bar option
  • Uplighters
  • Complimentary tasting for the Bride and Groom
  • Ivory table linen
  • Menu cards
  • Cake knife
  • Two easels for table plan
  • Attended cloakroom for up to 10 hours
  • A Dedicated Event Coordinator who will make sure that every detail of your big day is carefully planned and perfectly actioned on the day. 
  • Access to the wedding reception venue through picturesque Dean's Yard entrance for up to 6 hours, until 19.30. 

£135 + VAT per person, based on a minimum of 150 guests attending. 

Bespoke options are available, please contact us for a personalised proposal based on your requirements. 

Your Dedicated Event Coordinator is on hand every step of the way and will be happy to help organise the following items:

  • Chair covers and sashes
  • Lighting
  • Photography
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers 
  • Additional catering options including canapes and drinks packages

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About Wedding Reception Venue

Firstly, congratulations from the team at Church House Westminster! This is an exciting time and finding a wedding reception venue is one of the most important decisions you will make in planning your special day. As a popular wedding reception venue in Westminster, we understand fully the need for careful coordination and finding a wedding reception venue which reflects your style and personality. Rest assured that every detail will be taken care of by our expert and award-winning team to create a happy and memorable occasion. 

On the day your guests will enter the peaceful and timeless setting of Dean's Yard just behind Westminster Abbey as the perfect entrance to the wedding reception venue

For an intimate welcome drinks reception with less than 150 guests attending, the Bishop Partridge Hall with its traditional oak panelling and elegant stucco ceiling,...

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Firstly, congratulations from the team at Church House Westminster! This is an exciting time and finding a wedding reception venue is one of the most important decisions you will make in planning your special day. As a popular wedding reception venue in Westminster, we understand fully the need for careful coordination and finding a wedding reception venue which reflects your style and personality. Rest assured that every detail will be taken care of by our expert and award-winning team to create a happy and memorable occasion. 

On the day your guests will enter the peaceful and timeless setting of Dean's Yard just behind Westminster Abbey as the perfect entrance to the wedding reception venue

For an intimate welcome drinks reception with less than 150 guests attending, the Bishop Partridge Hall with its traditional oak panelling and elegant stucco ceiling, offers a stone balcony with stunning views of Westminster Abbey which is always used as a backdrop for wedding videographers and photographers. 

Bishop Partridge Hall - capacities

  • Reception - 150 
  • Seated lunch or dinner - 90

For guest numbers exceeding 150, the Hoare Memorial Hall is a historic and stately setting, having played host to the House of Commons during WWII.

Hoare Memorial Hall - capacities 

  • Reception - 250
  • Seated lunch or dinner - 150 

The dome-shaped Assembly Hall is an impressive setting for your Wedding Breakfast, with plenty of space to easily accommodate a DJ and dancing in the evening. Designed by world-renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker, and was built in 1939, natural light flows through the 15 arched windows on the gallery level. The architectural focal point is a striking 30-foot glass dome, surrounded by 32 gilded angels. 

Assembly Hall - capacities

  • Reception - 550
  • Seated lunch or dinner - 372
  • Dinner dance - 288 

With 19 versatile event spaces, we have a convenient selection of rooms available on the first floor to accommodate changing rooms, and other ante-rooms for gift storage, children entertainment areas, and quiet rooms. 

A range of seasonal menu options has been created by the catering partner of the Westminster wedding reception venue, CH&CO. Get in touch to discuss your ideas and how we can help with your catering requirements. 

Additional lighting and audio-visual options are available. The in-house team of AV technicians for the Westminster wedding reception venue will be delighted to suggest ideas to enhance your special occasion. 

The Westminster wedding reception venue must be vacated by 1.00am, with last drinks being served at 12.30am. Exclusive access to the wedding reception venue covers 12 midday to midnight. Additional hours are charged at £810 + VAT per hour. 

Organise your wedding, civil partnership, and renewal of vows ceremony with Westminster City Council. Old Marylebone Old Town Hall, where the ceremony takes place, is only 20 minutes from our wedding reception venue, using a wedding bus hire service such as Rent A RouteMaster or Timebus.   

For all wedding reception venue enquiries please contact us using the contact form or on 020 7390 1590

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