Five of the UK's top brewery venues to hire

As the capital enjoys a seven-day celebration of all things beer, Event takes a look at some of the best breweries available to hire for events.

London Fields Brewery can host up to 500 standing guests (
London Fields Brewery can host up to 500 standing guests (

London Fields Brewery

Red Bull Studios, Adidas and Boiler Room have all hosted events at the Brewhouse, the event space located within London Fields Brewery. Expect beer inspired furniture and accessories, such as tables made from kegs, beer bottle candle stick holders, and of course craft beer on tap.

The 5,000 square foot space comprises two railway arches, a courtyard and enclosed deck area known as The Conservatory. It can host 500 standing guests, and 300 seated or theatre-style.

Where: 369 & 370 Helmsley Place, London E8 3SB

Contact: 0207 254 7174 

Tower Brewery

Tower Brewery was established in 2001, however the building it occupies was built in the 1870s and once housed beer company Burton Brewers Bass & Co.

The brewery offers one space to hire for events, which can host up to 230 people. It is equipped with a viewing balcony and stage along with technical additions such as lighting and an in house PA.

Where: Walsitch Maltings, Glensyl Way, Burton on Trent DE14 1LX

Contact: 01283 562888


The Brewery 

Six spaces are available to hire for events within this Grade II-listed building, which is located on the site of the former Whitbread brewery in east London.

The Porter Tun is ideal for large-scale events, and can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for a reception or 700 for a seated lunch or dinner, meanwhile King George III on the ground floor can host up to 300 people. The smallest of the rooms, the James Watt, is suitable for more intimate events, and has a capacity of 90 people.

Where: 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD

Contact: 020 7638 8811

The Old Truman Brewery

A favourite for brand activations, The Old Truman Brewery has hosted events and stunts for the likes of Peroni, Desperados, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Vauxhall and Puma.

The building comprises a range of blank canvas spaces, such as the Grade II-listed Boiler House, which can accommodate up to 500 people, and the F Block on the first floor is suitable for large-scale events of up to 1,100 guests. Outdoor venues are also available to hire, including Ely’s Yard, which once operated as the brewery’s service yard.

Where: 90 Brick Lane, London E1 6RL

Contact: 020 7770 6001


The Chiltern Brewery

The brewery’s Gatehouse Chamber space is available to hire for small-scale events. It can host 10 delegates for boardroom sessions, 22 for seated dinners, and up to 40 guests for standing events.

The venue is able to provide a range of food options, such as pastries, sandwiches and buffet-style configurations, and there is also a menu available for event organisers to select their desired dishes from. Beverage wise, The Chiltern Brewery's own ales are available, along with wines from Rothschild cellars.

Where: Nash Lee Road, Terrick, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 0TQ

Contact: 01296 613647

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