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The Mermaid London

Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, EC4V 3DB

The Mermaid London is a vibrant events venue in the City of London full of personality and perfect for corporate or consumer events.

Situated by Blackfriars bridge in the City of London, The Mermaid London was once home to a fully functioning theatre. The venue is now host to events for the consumer and corporate markets. With a maximum capacity of 1,050, the space is available for Christmas parties, weddings, conferences, meetings, drinks receptions, private dinners, awards ceremonies, AGMs, parties and exhibitions. The Mermaid London has all you need under one roof.

If you are looking for a blank-canvas space, The Mermaid London can offer you the River Rooms. With clean lines, an open-plan layout, white walls and plenty of natural light, the River Rooms offer spectacular panoramic views of London to provide the most atmospheric backdrop to your celebrations. The space comprises of three rooms across two floors, designed to cater to every need.

For a meeting space that you won't feel lost in, take a look at our Newgate Suite. Brand new and better than ever for 2017, the Newgate Suite has undergone a £200,000 refurbishment to transform the space into a fully flexible modern events space that can be configured to meet your needs.

The Mermaid London's dedicated Sales and Events team will work with you to ensure everything runs perfectly allowing you to hold any of the following:

• Christmas Parties

• Private Events-Birthday Parties/Bar Mitzvah

• Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions

• Conferences & Meetings

• AGMs

• Staff Briefings

• Presentations

• Training Seminars

• Product Launches

• Exhibitions

• Award Ceremonies

• Live Music

• Concerts

• Filming & Photo Shoots

• Large Sets & Productions

•Team Building

• Dinners

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  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Dancefloor
  • Disabled access
  • Late license
  • Permission to theme/decorate the venue
  • Recognised environmental policies
  • Spacious & light
  • Wedding license

Individual room capacities

NameReceptionSit downTheatreArea in m2
Newgate Suite500400350500
Upper River Room500300150270
Lower River Room300180150195

Special offers

‘wrap it up’ at the mermaid london

‘Wrap it up’ at The Mermaid London

Wrap up 2017 and celebrate your company’s successes with your colleagues during the day and then party the night away!

This limited offer of £150 per person is available from 27 November to 23 December and includes your Meeting Room hire from 8am to 5.30pm with a fork buffet lunch, three servings of tea & coffee with biscuits and fruit bowls and audio visual set up. From 6.30pm to midnight we will host you and your guests for a POP themed party which includes a sparkling reception, unlimited beer, Bad Eye Deer wine and soft drinks, your choice of a seated dinner or bowl food reception, event security, manned cloakroom, DJ and Photo booth.

Terms and Conditions

Minimum numbers of 100 apply. Room to host your meeting and party are subject to size of event and subject to availability. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. Prices are exclusive of VAT. Offer valid until 31/10/2017. Offer valid for events taking place from 27/11/17 to 23/12/2017. Standard venue terms and conditions apply. Quote: Wrap it up 2017 when booking.

late availability offer in central london

Late availability offer in Central London

Late availability offer in Central London

Late availability offer in Central London: Book a Working Lunch DDR for £60+VAT on all late availability bookings until 15/12/2017 in our newly refurbished Newgate Suite.

*minimum numbers apply and venue T’s and C’s apply


christmas parties at the mermaid london

Christmas Parties at The Mermaid London

Celebrate Christmas 2017 with POP PARTIES at the River Rooms. Put your feet up and let the team at the River Rooms handle everything from your bespoke dinner menu to the DJ. Partner with personality this Christmas for a hassle-free event with endless possibilities.

All of our party packages include:

Room hire

A sparkling reception

Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks

Your choice of a seated meal, bowl food or buffet

A dedicated event manager

Event security

Ambient lighting

Complimentary use of our in-house furniture

A high-tech PA system and background music

DJ and disco

Festive theming

£5m public and product liability insurance

When you have picked your POP PARTY style, simply select one of our three food and drink packages to complete your festive celebration.

Three Course Seated Meal: from £85 per person

Bowl Food: from £65 per person

Hot Fork Standing Buffet: from £70 per person

All three food packages come with unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks.

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I have held my events at The Mermaid for the last 9 years and have no plans to change this for the future.
The location is perfect with a choice of underground stations close by, mainline rail station at Blackfriars, a national car park and a choice of hotels of varying star ratings.
Working with the operations team at The Mermaid is like having an extended team of my own. They now know all of my ‘oddities’ and are an absolute pleasure to work with. If ever any changes need to be made to my original plans, they come prepared with a choice of options and I always come away happy with the final results!
Knowing that you have the support and assistance of such a well-managed and good team around you, certainly reduces the stress in running events.
I have no hesitation in recommending The Mermaid to other possible clients.

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