Wood Quay, Inspirational Venues & Events, Event Spaces, New event spaces London

An Extraordinary New Floating Landmark – Woods Quay!

When the lovely folks at Silver Fleet got in touch with our Julia asking if she wanted to take a peek at this brand new space near Waterloo, we jumped at the chance to attend a real life site inspection!  The second one in a week – socially distanced of course! So here it is, a snapshot of this Extraordinary New Floating Landmark.

A beautiful, light filled floating oasis has just opened its doors moored on the river Thames, on the Embankment taking the space of an original Victorian Pier and long awaited home to Woods Silver Fleet. The spaces lends itself to any type of event, a meeting, dinner or networking event. It’s an incredible, flexible, black canvas with a wraparound outside deck!

The Cormorant Deck – 135sqm

The dramatic entrance, a spacious, light – filled reception deck in pebble terrazzo flooring and oiled oak columns, perfectly frames the London riverscape. A beautiful space to commence and close your reception.

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West Wing, 60sqm interior, 50sqm outside deck

The space offers a show stopping bar servicing your desired cocktails, wines and spirits!

90 GUESTS STANDING RECEPTION

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East Wing – The Tasting Room, 70sqm interior, 50sqm outside deck

Glass walls and an immense stone and concrete bar overlooking the electrolux grand cuisine equipped gallery make the perfect setting for a chef’s table themed dinner and client entertaining!

6 GUESTS TASTING COUNTER / 16 GUESTS GRAND DINING TABLE / 12 GUESTS GRAND DINING TABLE (SOCIALLY DISTANCED) / 100 GUESTS STANDING RECEPTION / 40 MAXIMUM SEATED DINING (OVAL TABLES) / 20 MAXIMUM SEATED DINING (SOCIALLY DISTANCED)

Woods Quay, East, Inspirational Venues & Events

Inspirational Venues & Events is thrilled that this brand new London events space is ready to receive guests! To find out  more about the event spaces, capacities, rates and availability give our team a call – Julia would love to talk you through it and if she isn’t available, she has already briefed the rest of the team.

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Brand new venue opening Jan 2016!

100 Wardour Street

Located in one of the most celebrated entertainment and live music districts in the world; 100 Wardour Street will breathe new life into an iconic London address. Loved by Londoners and visitors alike, this new all day lifestyle venue captures the spirit, energy and creativity of Soho; echoing the needs and lifestyle of a new generation of laid back clientele seeking a private club feel, but without the elitism.

The original Shoreditch, Soho is the heart of London’s film, music and entertainment district and 100 Wardour Street artfully plays to the needs of its creative clientele around the clock. From welcoming lazy breakfasts, light lunches, brunches and flexible working spaces in the upstairs Lounge, as evening falls 100 Wardour Street transitions into a sophisticated, yet vibrant evening dining and destination cocktail bar and downstairs Club with live music and DJs until the small hours.

100 Wardour Street

 

The Lounge

  • Exclusive hire – standing up to 400 / seated 250

The Club

  • Exclusive hire – standing up to 500 & seated 243
  • Group Bookings – Compton 75 seated / 100 standing

The Den

  • Exclusive hire – standing up to 100 / seated 30
  • Group Bookings from 20 – 40

The Carnaby

  • 54 seated / 70 standing Low Dining -33 / Lounge 19 / Poseur 23

VIP Area

  • 22 seated / 40 standing

Set menu pricing from:

  • 100 Wardour Lounge – Lunch £25 & £35 / Dinner £35 & £45 100
  • Wardour Club – Lunch £45 & £55 / Dinner £55 & £65
100 Wardour Street

Get in touch with us for more details. We are already holding space next year on behalf of our other clients so know the space well!

IET Savoy Place – re-opens after extensive refurbishment!

This unique London venue on the River Thames is the perfect place for events. Reopened in December 2015 after a £30 million refurbishment, it offers cutting edge technology, improved capacity and new outside space in a location that’s easily accessible by rail, tube and river.

State-of-the-art technology in bright, air-conditioned rooms makes Savoy Place ideal for holding a multitude of various events. It’s convenient for delegates too, with a central London location close to public transport.

Cool, contemporary, flexible spaces form the perfect setting for your event at Savoy Place. The recent refurbishment has made even more of the views of the River Thames and increased capacity and flexibility, while the design facilitates smooth customer flow throughout the building.

What the venue has to offer:

  • 2 state-of-the-art lecture theatres with capacity for up to 451 and 175 people or 626 jointly
  • A Riverside Suite with a balcony overlooking the Thames
  • A brand new roof terrace with capacity for up to 200 delegates
  • Supporting rooms for speakers and syndicates
  • Catering rooms near the main rooms with space for exhibition stands and ample power and data 
  • Accessibility for all – including a Sesame lift at the front of the building that provides easy wheelchair access

Clients and delegates will benefit from a full range of digital facilities, including free Wi-Fi without restriction for delegates, subject to terms and conditions, for a fully occupied building. In addition to this the venue also offers:

  • Cutting-edge IT, AV and wireless connectivity throughout giving your speakers the tools to attract and hold their audience’s attention • High-end facilities for event filming, live streaming and production
  • High Definition display screens in all rooms
  • Capacity to send video and audio signals from any room to any room with the ability to link the 2 lecture theatres together.
  • Streaming facilities and HD video conferencing services using the latest Polycom systems
  • 3 phase power in key event spaces
  • In-house AV team and theatre hire packages that include a dedicated technician for your event

You can brand event spaces easily using the built-in screens in the rooms via the on-site digital content executive. Plus, you can display event information and your logo on the HD video wall and communicate with delegates using the public address system across all ground floor rooms.

IET Savoy Place
IET Savoy Place
IET Savoy Place

The Depository – a truly unique event space 25mins from Liverpool St station

18a Manor Road, Stoke Newington N16 5SA

The Depository is a 6,500 sq/ft industrial warehouse based in Stoke Newington and the birthplace of the original “Dragons Den”. The location is set over four floors with a variety of textured walls and different floors as well as large windows offering great natural daylight.

The ground floor originally housed horse stables and is dark and atmospheric with a spiral staircase and original lift shaft. The first floor has a mezzanine floor and dilapidated, peeling walls while the second and third levels have more of a loft feel with original polished oak floorboards and a mixture of glazed and texture brick walls.

The warehouse provides the perfect setting for photo shoots, filming, launches or corporate away-days and there is also the chance to combine it with use of The House Next Door (on enquiry) which is funnily enough situated next door! The location is always decorated with an array of ever-changing, unique props and they also have colorama stands available at your convenience. The industrial lift is in full working order and there is also the facility to black out the whole location.

This venue is one of a portfolio of five uniquely different warehouse spaces which are all great alternatives for those looking for that something a little different!

The Depository
The Depository
The Depository
Ten Trinity Square - The Residences

Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square

The wait begins for the latest addition to the Four Seasons family, Ten Trinity Square. Taking residence in the stunning Grade II listed building on the lower ground to 3rd floor it will have 100 guest rooms and suites, restaurants, bars, meeting salons and spa.

Encompassing all that The Four Seasons are known for; luxury combined with graceful hospitality these different elements provide the perfect venue.

The spectacular Rotunda Lounge will serve light and casual fare all day. The French restaurant will take direction from a Michelin-star chef and the Asian will specialise in the creation of creative Chinese and Japanese dishes.

What makes this project the shining star of new openings in 2016 is the The Club. The club is being created as a unique, global meeting place- an intelligent platform for a business and cultural exchange.

The Club is centered on the original second-floor boardrooms and executive offices of the original building. With hand-carved gorgeous walnut paneling and high ornate ceilings, these spaces are preserved and transformed into the new Clubrooms.

Alongside the meeting rooms you will find a cigar lounge, art gallery business center and bar, making it easy for connections between members.

Though, with all of these features we must not forget the one that will set this new opening apart from other venues in London- The Residences. Quoted as the ‘pre-eminent center of power and influence close to the city of London’. The Residence will gain full access to the hotels advantages and enjoy the elegant design of their bespoke apartments.

Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square
Ten Trinity Square- The Club
Ten Trinity Square - The Residences

If you would like more information please contact us, we are more than happy to share more details on this exciting opening!

Intercontinental London O2

Discover London from a fresh perspective

In the heart of Royal Greenwich, surrounded by historic landmarks and uniquely positioned on the River Thames, InterContinental® London – The O2 is a luxury hotel and a purpose built conference centre, featuring one of Europe’s largest pillar-free ballrooms, accommodating up to 3,000 guests. Discover 19 additional flexible meeting rooms, delivering the optimum environment to make your event a success.

Furthermore, the hotel offers 453 luxurious bedrooms and suites with unrivalled views of London skyline, a state-of-the-art Spa with indoor pools, a range of ESPA treatments and a 24 hour gym and 5 destination inspired restaurants and bars including award winning elegant Peninsula restaurant and a stylish Eighteen Sky Bar, where guests can enjoy a cocktail menu inspired by spice, herbs and botanicals alongside a full range of local and international craft beers, against the glittering backdrop of City of London. Hotel guests can also enjoy direct access to the world famous entertainment venue – The O2, via a walkway.

The hotel is located on the vibrant and well-connected Greenwich Peninsula, a 5-minute walk from North Greenwich tube station, a 7-minute walk from North Greenwich Pier and Emirates Cable car and a 20-minute drive from London City Airport.

Click here for a video walk through of this amazing space

 

Experience the panoramic views of the city while enjoying a drink in the special feature of the hotel, the Sky Bar.

Sky Bar

Eighteen Sky Bar located on the hotel’s 18th floor is a stylish and sophisticated rooftop space exposing far reaching views of the London skyline and offering a cocktail menu inspired by spice, herbs and botanic. A full range of local and international craft beers and specialist wines, spirits and Champagnes are served alongside a refined pan Asian inspired menu of Sushi, Sashimi and steamed buns against the glittering backdrop of Canary Wharf, the City of London and the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Situated just a few steps from the hotel’s penthouse and with an in-built dance floor; Eighteen Sky Bar can be hired exclusively for private parties and special events for up to 185 guests.

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InterContinental London – The O2 is ideal for – Residential Conferences – Award Ceremonies – Gala Dinners – Drinks Receptions. Please feel free to down load a PDF brochure here

Contact us for more information, to check availability or to arrange a site visit on +44 (0)203 015 7581 or enquiries@inspirationalvenues.com

Sartoria

Relaunch of Savile Row’s Sartoria!

Finally the moment we have all been waiting for, the re-launch of Savile Row’s finest restaurant Sartoria.

Opening today we can all be ready to experience the fine cuisine of Chef Patron Francesco Mazzei in the stunning surroundings of the clean yet romantic decor designed by David d’ Almada.

Sartoria
Sartoria
Sartoria
Sartoria

This newly renovated restaurant comes complete with the Libare Bar dubbed to be one of Mayfair’s hottest cocktail bars for 2016- how can we pass this up? The Libare Bar is a combination of Italian style and Savile Row chic, inspired by Mayfair’s tradition of library bars. The bar team have created a menu of classic and contemporary cocktails to be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Sartoria in Mayfair boasts two spacious private dining rooms. Connected to the restaurant by large oak-panelled sliding doors, they can be left open to enjoy the theatre of the restaurant or closed for privacy. Each room can cater up to 25 for a seated dinner or 35 standing drinks reception. For any larger parties the rooms can be joined together to allow for 50 seated and 70 standing.

Any groups looking for a more intimate setting, the newly installed wine cellar can accommodate 8 people for a wonderful bespoke experience, this certainly adds something different to private dining!

Contact us for any more information!

Brand new venue opened 5th December

M Restaurants Victoria

Look what Victoria has to offer……Brand new venue opening 5th December!

The newest addition to the popular area of Victoria is a venue that hosts amazing wine, food and event space.

We welcome the M Wine Store that houses exclusive wines and opportunities for amazing wine tasting experiences in a tasting room that boasts six tasting machines.

Have a taste of this modern venue in one of the different areas of the restaurant, depending on your mood you can have bar nibbles and creative cocktails whilst being entertained by some live arts or take your time and savour the flavours of the world in M Raw specializing in the fusion of cuisines served on small or sharing plates.

Similarly, you can indulge in glorious cuts of meats originating from all over the world which range from £18 to £150 in price within the geometric surroundings of G Grill. Guests will be able to feast on starters and sides to compliment each meat while also enjoying views of a feature ‘Aging Wall’ while sitting in a sumptuous dining room.We offer cuts from six selected countries.

The Events Space

Accessing the private space through a secret door will give your event that exclusive feel – The M Den – A ‘home from home’ attracting an eclectic mix of socialites, businessmen and women from a variety of sectors. It offers a unique, warm, private space for both work and play from 7am to 1am.

M Restaurant Victoria
M Restaurant Victoria
M Restaurant Victoria
M Restaurant Victoria

Space Capacity

La Plume Room……………Private Dining for up to 16 persons

Cappucci Lounge……………Private Dining for up to 14 persons / Drink Functions for up to 20 persons

Wine Tasting Room……………Private Dining, tastings and functions for up to 20 persons

M BAR…………………………Exclusive Hire for up to 60 persons

M RAW……………………Exclusive Private Dining for up to 40 persons

M GRILL ……………………..Exclusive Hire for up to 180 persons

If you’d like to have a site visit let us know as we would be more than happy to arrange it! Similarly,
if you would like more details do get in touch!

January New Openings

UK

Hotel – M by The Montcalm Shoreditch

MontcalmOpening March 2015

Located in the heart of London’s trendiest area, Shoreditch, the hotel is in close proximity to many of London’s coolest boutiques, restaurants, bar and markets. The hotel has a dedicated events floor with an abundance of natural daylight and a maximum capacity of 250 persons. Hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel

MercureOverlooking a peaceful garden square in elegant Paddington, Mercure Hyde Park Hotel is A 2 minute walk from Paddington Station and 5 minute walk from London’s iconic Hyde Park. A charming, classic English style Town House, the Hotel has a popular bar and 78 comfortable rooms, designed with the contemporary/traditional British feel.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sky Garden

SkyGNow Open!

We mentioned in our November newsletter about this stunning venue! We popped in last week to take a look around. A very interesting space and would certainly work for large numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kings Cross – New development brings in the big names!

King's-CrossVinoteca – opening in February 2015 at One Pancras Square
The popular wine bar and eatery will open a 90-cover restaurant at the gateway to King’s Cross. Vinoteca is inspired by the wine bars of Spain and Italy. The restaurant focuses on high quality, characterful wines and simple, yet imaginative food.

D&D London – German Gymnasium – due to open late 2015.
Sitting in a prime spot between King’s Cross and St Pancras Stations, the German Gymnasium is a beautiful Grade II listed building. The ground floor will house a 150-cover brasserie and bar with outdoor terraces seating up to 70. The mezzanine will house a smaller restaurant and elegant dining room overlooking the brasserie below.

 

Jamie Oliver Group – opens Spring 2015
Plans are to lease space in the Fish & Coal Buildings and Wharf Road arches. The western end of the Fish & Coal Building will be a pub with a roof conservatory and outdoor roof terrace overlooking Regent’s Canal. The upper floors will become the “creative centre” for the Group, with offices and test kitchens, while the lower level arches will form part of a new restaurant.

Granger & Co – opening in Seven Pancras Square, Spring 2015
Popular chef Bill Granger brings a slice of his Australian approach to the restaurant scene at King’s Cross. His infectious joy in good, fresh food means promises an unmissable culinary experience.

Waitrose is opening an £18 million food and wine shop and cookery school at King’s Cross
The 29,000 sq ft food and wine shop and 3,000 sq ft cookery school will open late 2015. The store is being developed in the Grade II-listed Midland Goods Shed.

Cubitt House Group – opening The Lighterman in Canalside Pavilion at Granary Square
The 3-level Pavilion sits on the banks of Regent’s Canal. The outside terraces taking full advantage of the panoramic views over the canal and Granary Square with its famous fountains.

Notes Coffee – Opens Spring 2015
The specialist coffee shop and music venue opens at One Pancras Square.

Kimchee – opening early 2015 at Two Pancras Square
The Holborn-based Korean restaurant is coming to Pancras Square. Koreans BBQ is the staple at Kimchee, with an open-plan kitchen serving delicious meat and fish dishes.


Regent Street Cinema, London – Opens April 2015

Regent-StreetThis historic venue has remained closed to the public for the past 34 years. In April when it reopens, it will be available to hire for events such as private screenings and product launches for up to 200 guests.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


International

AC by Marriott Copenhagen Bella Sky

Bella-SkyOpened Dec 2014

The Bella Sky Hotel Copenhagen joined the Marriott Family as the first AC by Marriott Copenhagen Bella Sky! This is an amazing MICE property & offers some phenomenal meeting space (48 rooms in total, max cap 260 people). The hotel features 812 bedrooms, 4 restaurants and 2 bars including the Sky Bar not forgetting the spa and 24 hour fitness centre! Certainly one to watch in 2015!

 

 

 

 


Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel

Dubrovnik-RivieraOpening 

The 250-bedroom hotel, currently known as the Hoteli Dubrovacka Rivijera d.d, will become the brand’s fourth property in Croatia. It houses one of the largest conference facilities along the Croatian Adriatic Coast with approximately 1,000sqm of meeting space. There will also be a Sheraton Shine Spa, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, and a tennis court.

 

 

 

 

 


JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy

JW-MarriottOpening March 2015

Located on the private island oasis – Isola delle Rose (Island of Roses) – this fabulous luxury retreat is a 15min boat ride from St Marks Square. Features include: 266 guestrooms, 14 meeting rooms (max Capacity 380 delegates), a rooftop swimming pool (touting terrific views over Venice), full-service spa (with a hammam and outdoor treatment cabanas), cooking school and wine academy, and several restaurants and bars.

 

 

 

 

 


Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Mandarin-OrientalOpening Spring 2015

The group’s first resort unfolding outside of bustling Marrakech in a landscaped patch of olive groves fringed by the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Bunk down in one of 54 private riad-style villas, trimmed with pools, hot tubs, open-air showers, and private areas for sunbathing and alfresco dining. The remainder of the palatial resort includes five on-site eateries and a spa equipped with a traditional hammam, while Marrakech’s legendary walled medina quarter is just a five-minute drive away. Meeting space: A range of spacious reception rooms available for meetings, weddings and events plus 20 hectares of landscaped gardens with a capacity to host parties and receptions of up to 1000 guests.

December Newsletter

Dirty Martini St Paul’s Opened November

SkyG

Dirty Martini St Paul’s opened its doors 20th November, bringing their famous happy hour, top London DJs and fabulous bespoke cocktails.

Capacities 
Exclusive venue hire for up to 400 people, smaller booths available and reserved areas. Private area with own bar for up to 50 people.

LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS!
If you want to shake it up at Dirty Martini St Paul’s this Christmas, we have some amazing rates or exclusive or booth bookings. Contact us for more details – we’d be delighted to arrange!

 

 

 


Heddon Street Opened November

BrandESituated in Regent Street’s Food Quarter, Heddon Street Kitchen is housed over two floors with a contemporary interior and a relaxed, modern European menu by head chef Maria Tampakis. From brisk brunches through to lunch, dinners and after work cocktails, plus a private dining room with full multimedia facilities.

Capacities

Chefs Table 12 guests and a floor that can be exclusively hired for up to 70 guests.

 

 

 

 

 


Ivy Market Grill opened Nov 2014

Mondrian

Caprice Holdings is expanding with the opening of The Ivy Market Grill in Covent Garden before Christmas. On the menu, expect to find versions of some of the more famous Ivy dishes.

Inside, the two floored venue will feature a grill restaurant, bar, café and a dining terrace with room for 40. Open all day it’ll serve up everything from weekend brunch to afternoon tea.

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Exhibitionist – A Luxury Boutique Art & Design Hotel – Opened November

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Located in the heart of South Kensington and situated within beautifully restored eighteenth century townhouses. Features 37 rooms and suites, two luxurious meeting and event spaces to hold between 12 – 30 people.

The 75sq m Penthouse suite with Terrace boasts impressive views of London and a small garden housing an outdoor cinema. The Penthouse Terrace reflects tranquillity and peace and offers flexible space options for small events such as cocktail functions and private meetings for up to 20-30 people.

The elegantly decorated 26sqm Garden Room, located on the ground floor of The Exhibitionist Hotel, enjoys natural daylight and can accommodate 12-15 people in a boardroom or private dining configuration or up to 20 persons for a standing cocktail function.


ME Hotel London, Rooftop Bar now open for Breakfast Meetings!

Movenpick

We popped into the ME London Hotel recently and were delighted to hear that the Roof Top is now open for breakfast meetings! They can accommodate up to 80 people with a screen with a breakfast buffet set up on other side of the space (just as you walk in).

Contact us for detail and amazing rates!

 

 

 


Village Urban Resorts Edinburgh – Opens January 2015

KnickerbockerWith fantastic facilities and great service, the Events HUB is a dedicated meetings and conference facility that ensures it gives guests more. State-of-the-art fully air-conditioned meeting rooms with plasmas & projector screens. Capacity up to 200 people!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PARIS – Hilton Paris opens January 2015

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Hilton Paris Opera will debut in January 2015 following the completion of an extensive $50 million restoration and enhancement program. Formerly known as the Concorde Paris Opera, the 268-room Hilton Paris Opera will offer travellers a modern blend of history and glamour, with sleek styling in celebration of the 125-year legacy of this classic Parisian hotel.

DINING AND MEETING SPACES
Le Grand Salon is the perfect hotspot for both informal business meetings, light meals and evening cocktails.

Meeting & Event Space

A large function space where all finishes and decoration exude elegance while vintage Baccarat crystal chandeliers light up the room. Six other, newly refurbished meeting rooms are located on the Entresol and Mezzanine Levels, all with top-of-the-line audio-visual technology. The breakfast lounge is also located on this floor, in the opposite wing with spaces that flow and wrap around the corner of the building.

Also as part of the renovation, Hilton Paris Opera has added an Executive Lounge and state-of-the art fitness centre.


MILAN – LaGare Hotel Milano-MGallery Collection, Opening Feb 2015

DolceNear the skyscrapers of Porta Nuova and the high-speed train stations, the LaGare Hotel in Milan is emerging. 141 elegant rooms, a panoramic restaurant with terrace, and approx. 3229 sq. ft. Of meeting rooms with natural light. The ideal base for discovering the city’s tourist destinations, the hotel provides privileged access to the nightlife of the Garibaldi district and is equipped with a modern spa and a roof garden where you can enjoy the view of the skyline

 

 

 

 

 

 


Refurbishment

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Cape Town, South

Full refurbishment of the meeting rooms which, on completion (end 2014), will accommodate a maximum of 250 delegates theatre style. The hotel’s west atrium and lobby are also being refurbished. This is the next phase of a complete hotel overhaul following the refurbishment of suites last year. The pool area has also been under refurbishment.

Hot Rates: Contact us for details!


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