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Somerset House — River Terrace & Terrace Bar Exclusive Use

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River Terrace

Set against the backdrop of Somerset House with sweeping views across the Thames, the River Terrace is one of their most exclusive spaces and the perfect location for a standing reception.

The River Terrace is a glamourouse alfresco London setting for entertaining guests in the warmer months. Throughout June 2023, the Terrace Bar is also included in your hire, providing a wet weather option with a capacity of up to 250 people.

Perfect for summer parties, invite guests to a private barbecue, or simply enjoy a drinks reception whilst the London landmarks light up your event.

Venue Hire Fee: £14,500 + VAT.

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Option 1: Canapé & Bowl Food Reception

Includes exclusive use of the Terrace Bar.

  • Prosecco on arrival
  • Cocktail hour
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Mimosa station
  • 4 canapés
  • 3 bowls
  • Selection of flatbreads
  • Selection of tapas plates

200 - 350 guests: £134 + VAT per person

350+ guests: £115 + VAT per person

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Option 2: BBQ Reception

Includes exclusive use of the Terrace Bar.

  • Prosecco on arrival
  • Cocktail hour
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Mimosa station
  • Live BBQ stations with salad bar
  • 'Edible Garden' crudites with edible soil & summer chutney
  • Selection of flatbreads

200 - 350 guests: £149 + VAT per person

350+ guests: £130 + VAT per person