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Events at Riverside East, London

Riverside East in London is a vibrant space within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford. Just a stone's throw from the ArcelorMittal Orbit and Westfield Shopping Centre, this venue is easily accessible and offers a unique setting for your event.

Operated by our sister company, Peppermint Events - an award-winning bar and events specialist - Riverside East introduces a fresh concept in dining, drinks and event hosting. The venue features a stunning rooftop garden with panoramic views over East London and versatile hospitality spaces across two floors.  

Part of the lasting legacy of the London 2012 Olympics, Riverside East continues to enrich the local community. Committed to eco-friendly practices, the venue emphasises sustainability in its design, operations and services, collaborating with regional suppliers and manufacturers.

Event spaces at Riverside East

Create an unforgettable event at Riverside East with one of three exclusive event spaces.

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    Wildnote Restaurant and Terrace

    Capacity: 225

    Features an indoor space and outdoor terrace with floor-to-ceiling natural daylight and stunning views over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

    • Outdoor Space
    • Bar
    • PA and Screens
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    The Yard

    Capacity: 1000

    A vast space ideal for larger events, it features floor-to-ceiling windows, lots of natural daylight and amazing views over London Stadium.

    • Natural Daylight
    • Views
    • PA and Screens
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    The Cafe

    Capacity: 200

    Ideal for more intimate and casual events, The Cafe benefits from natural daylight and the option to extend into the courtyard and lawn area.

    • PA and Screens
    • Bar
    • Natural Daylight

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Wildnote Restaurant and Terrace 225 200 - - - 96 225 225
The Yard 1000 - - - - - 500 1000
The Cafe 200 - - - - - 150 200

Location

Riverside East is reachable by all forms of transport. If you're arriving by train, Stratford International and Stratford stations are within easy reach, under a mile away. There is also a range of bus routes which have stops directly within the Park, including the 388. If arriving by bike, bike racks are located on Thornton Street, outside the venue. There is no designated venue car parking at Riverside East.

Travel

  • Stratford International, Stratford Station and Pudding Mill Lane are all less than a mile away.
  • London City Airport 3.5 miles away, Stanstead Airport 26 miles away, and Gatwick Airport 27 Miles away
  • Ten tube and train links, including the 24 hour night tube on the Central and Jubilee lines.
  • 13 miles off of the M25.

Address

Riverside East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, London, E20 2AD

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Meetings

Ideal for meetings and corporate events, Riverside East offers customisable, professional setups for 10 to 225 people.

Located just a 5-minute walk from Hackney and boasting accessible meeting rooms, separate booths, onsite refreshments and superfast WiFi in a modern setting, this cutting-edge venue promises successful meetings and conference events.

 

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Celebrations

Riverside East is an unforgettable venue designed for various celebrations, including Christmas parties, celebration of life events, summer parties, birthday parties, weddings and proms.

In addition to incredible views over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the London Stadium, party guests will appreciate the vibrant selection of street-style food on offer.

 

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Product launches

A fresh and dynamic central space just a 5-minute walk from Hackney, this venue emphasizes sustainable street food, state-of-the-art technology, and flexible spaces for hire.

It is the perfect spot for a successful and impactful product launch event.  

 

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Dinners

Experience a delicious dining experience inside this iconic, central London venue.

Whether hosting corporate events, family celebrations or dinner clubs, this versatile dinner venue can cater for 10 to 1,000 people and includes a full bar, PA, screens and a stage for pre- or post-dinner speeches.

 

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Catering

Peppermint Events 

Peppermint Events is an award-winning bar and catering company that provides food and beverage services at some of the most prestigious festivals, stadia and event venues across the UK.

With Riverside East being its first fully owned venue, Peppermint is ready to create further innovative experiences for its guests and form strong, long-lasting partnerships built on its three core pillars: Looking after its people, committing to sustainability, and embracing technology. With these pillars at the heart of their vision, they look forward to another 20 years and more success, innovation and amazing events. 

 

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Sustainability

This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information. 

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