Venue Name: Haberdashers’ Hall
Location: 18 West Smithfield, London, EC1A 9HQ
Please tell us a little about Haberdashers’ Hall’s history
Designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners and constructed by Holloway White Allom, the Hall is a modern venue with a historic heritage. The original Haberdashers’ Hall was burnt down in the great fire in 1666, and with the second building being destroyed in an air raid, the current Haberdashers’ Hall was then built and re-opened in 2002, and the opening was attended by Her Majesty the Queen.
Is Haberdashers’ Hall licensed for wedding ceremonies?
Haberdashers’ Hall has three rooms that are licensed for wedding ceremonies – the wonderfully bright an open Orangery which can accommodate up to 90 guests, the traditional and elegant Court Room that can accommodate up to 90 guests, and the main Livery Hall which can accommodate up to 150 guests.
What can a couple expect from having their wedding at Haberdashers’ Hall?
Haberdashers’ Hall is a London wedding venue that although modern in style is steeped in history. With a secluded courtyard in the heart of the city this venue provides you with a wonderful outdoor space and a beautiful livery hall that comes alive. With exceptional service and an outstanding venue a couple can be sure their day will be truly spectacular.
Do you offer exclusive use?
Haberdashers’ Hall can be hired exclusively for weddings on both a weekday and a weekend.
Does Haberdashers’ Hall have its own caterers or can couples choose to bring in their own caterers?
Haberdashers’ Hall has caterers Chester Boyd on site, dedicated to bringing you a fresh take on the best of traditional British food. The elegance of the food is complemented by the sumptuous historic settings of the select London Livery Halls.
Couples can also bring in an external caterer, however there is a kitchen buy out fee for this facility in addition to the venue hire.
What would a typical wedding breakfast at Haberdashers’ Hall be?
A range of menus are offered to couples for their wedding day which are traditionally British, however if a couple would like something different we will work with them to create something bespoke that expresses what they would like for their special day.
What types of packages are available at Haberdashers’ Hall?
There are a number of different packages that we propose. A popular package includes canapés on arrival with a sparkling wine reception, and a three course seated dinner with half a bottle of house wine and a glass of sparkling wine for the toast.
Can packages be tailored to a couple’s needs?
The packages offered are only a suggestion for couples and we will of course create bespoke packages to meet each couple’s needs and ensure they have what they want for their day.
What do you think is the best thing about having a wedding at Haberdashers’ Hall?
You can be in the heart of the city but have your own quiet secluded courtyard that is filled with sunshine through the afternoon, for a wonderful summertime wedding.
Does Haberdashers’ Hall have a wedding co-ordinator on site and are they available on the day of the wedding?
There will be a weddings co-ordinator leading up to the wedding day, and we also have a venue manager on site who will run the wedding day and will be at all the tastings and client meetings prior to the day.
Does Haberdashers’ Hall have any rooms for guests to stay?
No, however we do work with local hotels that offer reduced rates.
Where can I find out more about Haberdashers’ Hall?
You can find more out about the venue on the Eve website www.goaskeve.com/venues/haberdashers-hall