The Lamb Tavern Weddings

10-12 Leadenhall Market, London EC3V 1LR

  • 14th Century historical market setting in the City of London
  • Exclusive hire of available on weekends and bank holidays
  • Maximum capacity for 80 seated and 300 standing
  • Unique covered cobbled courtyard where you can host live bands
  • Monument, Bank and Liverpool Street tube stations are a 5 minutes away
  • Weddings at The Lamb Tavern work on a minimum spend basis, meaning no hidden costs or extra venue hire charges
  • Bespoke wedding catering packages from just 39.95 GBP per person
  • Late licence until 1am, which can be extended on application
Characterful Weddings at The Lamb Tavern

Characterful Weddings at The Lamb Tavern

Packed with the charm and wholesome feel of a quintessential British pub, The Lamb Tavern weddings in the City of London will transport you back to the charismatic market  scenes of the 1800s. Since its establishment, the historic pub has been refurbished to enhance its quaint interior, whilst keeping all the period features in tact.

A real draw factor to The Lamb Tavern Weddings are their one of a kind setting in the awe inspiring Leadenhall Market. Located a short stroll from Monument, Bank and Liverpool Street stations, this original market hall feels a world away from the ultramodern skyscrapers that dot the surrounding area. Leadenhall Market features showstopping Victorian arches, cobbled walkways, hand painted crimson door fronts and soaring cream hued iron beams that emit a soft golden glow under the lamplight.

The infamous architect behind such a structure was Sir Horace Jones, a highly acclaimed designer who was also responsible for the majestic Tower Bridge and Old Billingsgate buildings. Luckily, Leadenhall Market survived through the Great Fire of London and continues to stand as a relic of bygone times. The Lamb Tavern a timeless setting for a charismatic central London wedding reception.

Unique features of The Lamb Tavern

The Dining Room at The Lamb Tavern

The Dining Room

On the top floor of the pub restaurant, the dining room is a refined function room that works perfectly for wedding breakfasts and dinners. The large Victorian windows overlook the iconic market centre, providing idyllic views and plenty of natural light into the space. There is enough room here for a suitably sized wedding reception, along with all the AV equipment required to present your wedding speeches. The luxurious chesterfield chairs and dark wood dining tables form an eloquent backdrop to your table dressings, along with a built in bar to serve a sumptuous buffet and drinks.

  • Ceremony N/A
  • Standing 85
  • Seated 80
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Main Bar and Mezzanine at The Lamb Tavern

Main Bar and Mezzanine

Directly inside The Lamb Tavern, the main bar sets an instant atmosphere. The dark wood panels contrast against the polished craft ale taps, and the bar stools encourage a laid back social environment for your guests to enjoy. The intimate bar spills out onto the cobbled courtyard, where drinks can also be served alfresco if desired. The spiral wrought iron staircase provides an attractive centrepiece to the main bar that winds up towards a mezzanine level. This doubles up as an ideal break out area or place to lay out late night nibbles on large serving platters.

  • Ceremony N/A
  • Standing 300
  • Seated N/A
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Old Toms Bar at The Lamb Tavern

Old Toms Bar

Tucked around the corner from the main bar entrance, Old Toms opens later in the evening to host the party action. Guests will be welcomed down to discover a whole new level to the Lamb Tavern, with its original green cellar tiles and a well proportioned dance floor area. Fit with its own private bar and an impressive collection of spirits, the bartenders will whip up delicious cocktails and serve freshly made charcuterie boards, sausage rolls and scotch eggs to satisfy any late night food cravings. All the best Lamb Tavern weddings end up in Old Toms bar and swing on until the early hours.

  • Ceremony N/A
  • Standing 100
  • Seated N/A
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Wedding Photo Opportunities at The Lamb Tavern

Stepping one foot inside this Victorian market hall makes you want to capture its unique and vibrant interior. From any angle, the historic arched walkways are aesthetically pleasing, and your photographer will enjoy documenting your everlasting moment here in the heart of the City Of London.

The Lamb Tavern is a traditional wedding venue, and so the photography suits a romantic classical style. Capture the first kiss as husband and wife dancing in the cobbled courtyard, frame a room full of smiles as the guests listen to the wedding speeches, and snap the dynamic dance scenes in Old Toms Bar as the bride and groom waltz across the dance floor.

The Lamb Tavern is bathed in natural light through the covered market ceiling, and so by day, bright and colourful photography is easy to capture. By night, the lamps light up the arched market hall and colonnades with a golden glow. So, at any time, this historic 19th century pub is a delight for photographers to work within. There is a rich landscape of light and shadow to play with both indoors and out, and inside The Lamb Tavern, the chandeliers cast a warm ambience to illuminate many possible backdrops on all levels of the reception venue.

 

 

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Local Seasonal Menus at The Lamb Tavern weddings

Local Seasonal Menus at The Lamb Tavern weddings

Young’s pubs have set a spotless standard across all of their wedding venues in London. Every dish is executed with excellence and served with a smile. The Lamb Tavern weddings are proud to source their ingredients from local reputable suppliers, including from the nearby Borough Market at London Bridge.

From classical three course wedding breakfasts and Sunday roast carveries to relaxed food platters and help yourself buffets, the events team at The Lamb Tavern can create a set up that suits your style and dietary requirements. The traditional London pub menus are inspired from Leadenhall Market’s rich past as a meat and poultry market, so they can always promise healthy hearty portions of seasonal British cuisine.

High quality wines can also be perfectly paired with each course, and your guests are welcome to enjoy the large array of spirits and craft ales behind the bar. The best thing is that the Lamb Tavern operates on a minimum spend basis, so your entire budget is spent on the enjoyment of your guests, rather than on venue hire and furniture costs.

The Lamb Tavern Wedding Catering London
The Lamb Tavern Wedding Catering London
The Lamb Tavern Wedding Catering London

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The Centre of The City Of London

The City of London has long been the historic financial centre of the capital, where the Stock Exchange and Bank of England both reside. As a result, some of the finest London architecture is found in this area, as well as the most contemporary high rise buildings in the city. Sky Garden is an apt example, just a short stroll away from the Lamb Tavern. On its top level, you can look out over the mesmerising bird’s eye view and walk around its jungle like interiors. The Gherkin and Lloyds of London are other spectacular modern works of engineering, that have formed part of the familiar urban skyline in the City of London. In contrast, the old world charm of The Ned continues to astound all who enter. This former bank has been restyled into an effortlessly stylish and contemporary members club, with multiple restaurants and jazz performances appearing in the central hall.

The Lamb Tavern weddings are perfect for those looking for a post-ceremony reception space in the City of London. The venue is not licensed to perform marriage ceremonies, but there are a wealth of options nearby to consider for your vows. Within a five minute walk, there are three equally beautiful and historic places of worship to organise your nuptial service: St Peter-Upon-Cornhill church is built in the style of Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London; St Michael’s Cornhill is a medieval Parish church and St Edmund’s Church is an English baroque building. All of them offer a quiet space of refuge to meet your guests before the wedding reception at The Lamb Tavern in Leadenhall Market.