Venues The River Rooms
The River Rooms
  • Located near Blackfriars tube station
  • Licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Light, airy, modern venue
  • Panoramic views of the Thames
  • Three rooms to choose from
  • Can accommodate up to 200 guests
  • In-house catering provided by KUDOS
  • Experienced bar staff can create custom drinks

Located in the heart of London, the River Rooms at The Mermaid is a modern and versatile wedding venue in a stunning location with panoramic views over the Thames towards the Tate Modern, which makes it the perfect location for a city wedding.

The River Rooms understands that it's the little touches that make your wedding day truly yours, and are happy to allow you to dress the space to your specifications; their experienced event planners are on hand to help you throughout the planning process to make sure every last detail is flawless.


The River Rooms is a modern addition to the Mermaid Theatre, which has been one of London's most illustrious playhouses since its foundation in the 1950s, and which was known as a popular music venue throughout the 1960s and 1970s.

Located on the banks of the River Thames and conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from Blackfriars station, the River Rooms offers a stunning venue in a highly convenient location, perfect for urbanite couples.


Ceremony and Reception Spaces

The River Rooms comprises three potential ceremony/reception spaces; The Lower River Room (capacity - 200 guests), the Upper River Room (capacity - 150 guests), and the Queenhithe Room (capacity - 150 guests).

Each room boasts large windows affording panoramic views over the River Thames, and their universal high ceilings and neutral décor allow them to be dressed to the specifications of you and your fiancée, meaning you truly get to make your mark on the place.


The River Rooms is proud to work with the renowned catering team from KUDOS, whose skilled team of chefs and catering staff will handle your canapes and wedding breakfast, and who will be happy to tailor a unique menu to your tastes.

The in-house bar staff are also on hand to serve your guests drinks throughout the day, and can even create personalised 'signature' wedding cocktails just for you.

To learn more about booking your wedding at The River Rooms, get in touch via the contact details provided at the top of this page.

River Rooms @ The Mermaid
Puddle Dock


  • Chris and Rich

    Just to say an enormous thanks to you and the team. We had the most amazing day in the beautiful River Rooms, and everything was perfect from the friendliness of all the staff to the delicious food. We have received so many compliments about the venue and the team so please do pass on our thanks to everyone. Thanks in particular for helping organise everything. The whole process has been incredibly smooth and stress-free thanks to you, and we really appreciate it. Thank you again for all your help and such a memorable day.

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