Cocktail parties at Riverside Rooms London

Our cocktail parties at Riverside Rooms are a classic three hour networking event for clients where talking business is key. Riverside Rooms can accommodate between 50 and 250 guests for this type of event. Our package includes occasional seating, unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks and a selection of hot and cold bite sized canapés.

We also offer a more substantial food package option, with the addition of bowl food and dessert canapés as the event draws to a close.

Our classic cocktail party package includes atmospheric background music, however if you wanted to add a modern twist to your event, we recommend adding a lounge DJ to entertain your guests whilst they network.

Why choose the Riverside Rooms?

  • The venue enjoys fantastic views of some of London’s most iconic landmarks, and can accommodate up to 250 guests
  • Natural daylight for daytime events
  • Choose from cost effective packages already created to make organising your events easier
  • Located near to Waterloo, Westminster, Embankment and Charing Cross stations
  • Close to a wide selection of hotels including Westminster, County Hall and Riverbank Park Plazas and the Marriot Hotel, County Hall.
  • Cost effective solution for getting the best view of the Thames

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The venue has been designed for events

  • Pin spot lighting for tables
  • LED lighting on arrival to enhance branding opportunities
  • Interconnecting rooms enable the spaces to be both flexible and multipurpose
  • Easy to brand décor is stripped back to make the most of the fine views

We make your life easy

We supply a dedicated team including an event manager from the moment you confirm. On the evening, your manager will be supported by hostesses, security, porters, caterers, entertainers and technicians, including engineers and electricians.

What is included?

  • Exclusive use of the Riverside Rooms, 7pm to 10pm
  • Unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Canapé menu (10 canapés – 8 savoury and 2 sweet)
  • AV including background music and LED event lighting
  • Occasional furniture
  • Event staffing: door supervisors, event hostesses, AV technicians and cleaners

How much will it cost?

Cocktail party events at Riverside Rooms cost from £80 +VAT per person depending on guest numbers.

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I wanted to say a big thank you from all at the BPI for yesterday's event. We have received lots of positive feedback from members and guests about how enjoyable the afternoon and evening were. So I wanted to thank you and your team for your enthusiastic support for our 'do'.

Payne and Gunter did you proud as did Haydn who worked brilliantly with our technical team. Please do pass on my thanks to all of your teams.

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