Finding the right party venue for your child’s party is essential, as it sets the tone for the whole event. With a myriad of choices now available, it can seem like a minefield. Never fear, Dazzle and Fizz are here to help! Please find below our round up of the top children’s party venues in London and the Home Counties. Each venue listed is one that we have personally worked with, so we can recommend them with confidence.
1.The Bulgari Hotel, Knightsbridge
Address: 171 Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DW
Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, the Bulgari Hotel is a perfect location for those seeking a sophisticated West London event space. The Ballroom is the main event space for children’s parties, which comprises of two party rooms, a private foyer, cloakroom and bathrooms. The Ballroom is modern, sleek and attractive, but also uncomplicated, making it a perfect blank canvas for themed parties. We have always found the party catering and service to be exceptional. The Bulgari also offers a private cinema, which can screen most children’s movies and is of the highest quality. Despite its Knightsbridge postcode, the Ballroom is also surprisingly competitive on price.
2. Beaufort House
Address: 354 King’s Rd, London SW3 5UZ
Beaufort House in Chelsea is a consistently excellent and flexible children’s party venue. It is incredibly popular; so do book early to avoid disappointment. The event spaces are divided over three floors, with three separate rooms to suit differing party sizes. From intimate parties to big bashes, Beaufort House provides great space, fantastic party catering and superb service. They also offer a fantastic price point, so it is little wonder that they are so popular! Children’s parties are available to book Fridays after school and during weekends at Beaufort House.
3. Home House
Address: 20 Portman Square, London W1H 6LW
Home House is a stylish private members club in West London. The venue offers two event spaces to hire for children’s parties. The first space is within House 20, which offers two large reception rooms on the ground floor; the front parlour and eating room. The rooms are hired together to deliver a spacious and flexible event space. Alternatively, you can also book the whole of House 21 next door, which was designed by interior design gurus, Candy and Candy. House 21 offers a perfect mix of eccentricity, energy and sophistication. Both spaces also provide excellent in-house catering and are available to book for children’s parties during weekends.
4. Fulham Palace
Address: Bishop’s Ave, London SW6 6EA
The Carriage Room at Fulham Palace is available to book for children’s parties and offers a light, bright and relaxed event space. It is situated within the Stable Block and is a secluded space away from the often busy Palace, but within the Palace grounds and with easy access to the gardens. The Stable Block is newly renovated and it comes with a cloakroom, tables and chairs as required. There is capacity for 20-25 children in the Carriage Room along with additional adults to supervise. The venue also allows you to bring your own food or catering. There is also an option to add a second adjoining room if you require more space. The Carriage Room is available to book for children’s parties seven days a week.
5. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
Address: 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park offers elegant, timeless sophistication for your children’s events. The Ballroom is stunning and can be booked alongside the garden and terrace, offering a rare slice of the outdoors in Knightsbridge. There are multiple event spaces to choose from, accommodating everything from intimate to large-scale children’s events. The staff are incredibly attentive, from the iconic red-coated doormen, to the catering team.
6. No11 Pimlico Road
Address: No.11 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8NA
No11 Pimlico Road is a beautiful first floor event space in Chelsea, set above the popular and family focused restaurant. The space has a real home from home feel, with lovely wooden blinds, colourful wooden chairs and attractive table settings. The children can enjoy a hot lunch, followed by fruit skewers or a No11 ice cream sundae. The adult catering options and beverages are also excellent. The space is available to hire Fridays after school and Saturdays.
Our top children’s party venues outside of London
Address: Aynhoe Park House, Aynho, Banbury OX17 3BQ
Aynhoe Park is a playground… It can be home to knights, cowboys, superheroes, orphaned wizards and ninja witches. Occasionally, all at the same time…
Aynhoe Park in Oxfordshire is a real life wonderland for adults and children alike. This unique private family home is now available to book for children’s parties and as Sophie Taylor’s (Creative Director; Dazzle and Fizz) home, the warmest welcome awaits you. Originally built in 1615, the house is both steeped in history and otherworldly at the same time; each room offers a wealth of surprises and you never know what you are going to find next. The estate oozes creativity, class and British eccentricity at its best! Whatever the theme, Aynhoe Park can transport your young guests in to a children’s party utopia.
Address: Lower Rd, Fetcham KT22 9HD
Fetcham Park in Surrey is a stunning privately owned house now available to book for children’s birthday parties and events. The house itself hides happily amongst gardens and fountains and inside, the elegance and style of the rooms is simply breath taking. Fetcham Park is a magical children’s party venue and completely unique in Surrey. If you are looking for a very special party venue and want to work with a team for whom anything is possible – then Fetcham Park is the venue for you. The Fetcham team are amongst the most upbeat, enthusiastic and passionate we have ever met, so you are guaranteed to be looked after from start to finish. Fetcham Park is more than an events space; it’s a family, a culture, a feeling, and a party at which everyone is made to feel like the guest of honour.
Address: Coworth Park, London Rd, Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 0LE
Opened in 2010, Coworth Park is a tranquil country retreat, perfect for those looking for a rural children’s party space. Coworth welcomes children of all ages and they even offer a Kids Concierge 24/7 for those staying at the hotel. It is only 45 minutes drive from Central London and 20 minutes from Heathrow Airport, making it very accessible for party guests. The Garden and Oval rooms are great for medium sized children’s parties and small to medium sized children’s parties can also enjoy the Tower House, which has a small balcony with uninterrupted views overlooking the lake. For larger parties, a marquee can be erected on the Lime Lawn, offering plenty of space for the children to enjoy.
All Parties by Dazzle and Fizz
All entertainers from the Dazzle and Fizz in-house theatre company
With thanks to Coworth Park, Fetcham Park, Aynhoe Park, No11 Pimlico Road, The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, Fulham Palace, Home House, Beaufort House and The Bulgari Hotel.
Photography by Eddie Judd Photography
Greg Hammond Photography
Tina Bolton Photography
Emma Louise Photography Ltd