Splento’s Top 10 Venues of April


Somerset House

Somerset House captured by Splento
Somerset House captured by Splento Photographer, Oleg Kungurov


Somerset House is one of the most beloved buildings in London. Now opened as an art centre, it’s a haven for creatives and is visited by 3 million people every year. It’s also the host of the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr – 2017 Exhibition, where all the winning and shortlisted entries from the biggest photography awards of the year are being showcased. The exhibition is running from now until the 7th of May so you still have time to visit and see spectacular images from around the world!  

London Hilton on Park Lane

London Hilton on Park Lane captures be Splento
London Hilton on Park Lane captured during Sony World Photography Awards by Splento Photographer, Oleg Kungurov


The iconic Hilton on Park Lane was the first of the Hilton Hotels to open in London and the service has been excellent ever since. It’s perfect location, stunning views of Hyde Park, Knightsbridge and Buckingham Palace and Michelin star restaurant make it a perfect place for any tourist. It also poses many amazing opportunities for event professionals, with its talented team who are on-hand to help with any element of your planning, from decoration to catering.

L’Anima Café & Deli

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L’Anima Café & Deli captured by Splento Photographer, Daniel Morales


This large Italian restaurant in the heart of Shoreditch offers many attractive features that to event planners. It offers spaces for breakfast meetings, afternoon coffees, after-work drinks, live music in the evenings or live sport. Splento was recently the photography supplier for the 20/20 Speed Networking, organised and run by Prestige Events, hosted by L’Anima.

170 Queen’s Gate

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170 Queen’s Gate captured by Splento Photographer, Charlie Massimiliano Burgio


If you are looking for the ideal place for your mid to large-scale meeting or conference with major clients, you’ve just found it. 170 Queen’s Gate, based in South Kensington is perfectly fitting for any occasion at which you want to make your guests feel looked-after. With its elegant interior, private English country garden and top-notch catering, you are guaranteed to receive a high-level quality of service.


Shezan captured by Splento
Shezan captured by Splento Photographer, Natasha Ferreira


Do you feel your guests are becoming tired of standard venues and catering? Then you need to hire Shezan for your next event. It’s amazing Indian & Pakistani food and catering service is far from average. The magical ambience and exotic interior of this place are sure to take your guests away from the mundane every day and leave a long-lasting impression.

Mayfair Library

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Mayfair Library captured by Splento Photographer, Charlie Massimiliano Burgio


There’s no better place for an intimate wedding than the legendary Mayfair Library. This lovely building has a fascinating history, which remains alive in many elements of its interior. It’s a very popular venue among wedding and ceremony planners, due it’s ideal location, accessible facilities, and the many stunning reception venues that surround it.

50, St Mary Axe

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50, St Mary Axe captured by Splento Photographer, Daniel Morales


50, St Mary Axe is a bright, new, modern office building, located in the heart of EC3, close to the ‘Gherkin’. Finished in 2008, it has 7 floors, is BREEAM certified, has excellent transport connections and a very convenient surrounding area, making it the perfect place for a conference or meeting.


AirW1 captured by Splento
AirW1 captured by Splento Photographer, Daniel Morales


This is an A-level office space. The building was developed in 2008 and finished by 2011 as a part of the Regent Street Quadrant development. Its architectural design is a mix of Art-deco and New-Modern has already lead to many big companies like Twitter and Telefonica to reside in its premises. AirW1 provides office space for many new tech startups, including Splento!

Carlton Lounge

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Carlton Lounge captured by Splento Photographer, Šárka Kotzinová


The amazing bar, the air-conditioned function room which caters for up to 150 people air-conditioned and top-level restaurant service makes this place a dream for any event planner. This place will make sure the menu, catering and decor will be on point for your style of event, be it a wedding, birthday party or low-key dinner this place will make sure the menu and catering match the style. Both you and your guests will want to revisit the Carlton Lounge, for sure!

St James Palace

St James Palace captured by Splento
St James Palace captured by Splento Photographer, Eugene Semeykin


The prestigious St James Palace, located in the City of Westminster is the official meeting place for the Accession Council and is still the residence of some members of the royal family. This historical landmark is also available to hire for large-scale events, such as Pitch@Palace – a contest that runs regularly for tech startups, established by The Duke of York. It runs regularly and offers the newest tech startups and innovations of the world the chance to pitch to an executive panel in the hope that they will see potential and help to take their brand to the next level. Splento regularly photographs at this event. Take a look at some of our photos from Pitch@Palace!