Four outdoor event venues in London

Event takes a look at four London venues with outdoor event space that have proved popular with the likes of Google, Smirnoff and Channel 4.

Outdoor venues: Queen of Hoxton's rooftop event space in London
Outdoor venues: Queen of Hoxton's rooftop event space in London

Netil360 Rooftop, Netil House, Hackney

Netil360, run by Revill Design, is renovating this October after a jam-packed summer as a popular drinking spot with locals. The space, which is perched above Eat Work Art’s Netil House, home to 100 creative businesses in London Fields, will offer three large covered areas for 400 people in total. Brands that have previously used the venue for activations include Red Stripe, Johnnie Walker and Sailor Jerry.

Queen of Hoxton

A scattering of wooden crates, multi-coloured benches, a patch of artificlal grass and half a car make up this trendy Hoxton bar, which sits atop a five-storey building. The rooftop can host between 60 and 250 people, or up to 190 in winter, and is available for private hire from Monday to Thursday evening and Friday daytime. The ground floor also has space for 170 people, and the basement can host 250. Three, Google and Instagram have hired the venue in the past.

The Sterling at The Gherkin, London

Late Night London’s The Sterling bar, located at the foot of The Gherkin, has outdoor space for 300 people standing. For rainy days, the bar can seat 300 guests indoors. The venue also runs cocktail masterclasses for groups of up to eight people.

Tanner & Co Summer Courtyard, Bermondsey

This former tannery and chocolate factory opened for events last July. The courtyard can host up to 70 guests. When combined with the restaurant and event space, the venue can be privately hired for 450 people. Smirnoff, Channel 4 and the BBC have previously held events here. 

More: Check out Six of the best new rooftop venuesFour summer pop-up venues and Five new London venues 2015.

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