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Reception Venues

Convenient for Chelsea & Fulham »

The Chelsea Cellar, 9 Park Walk, Chelsea, SW10 0AJ

020 7351 4933

The Chelsea Cellar is a tranquil space for private, bespoke receptions.
Every now and then, you go to a venue so inviting, your friends carry on talking about it for months afterwards.
We believe celebrations hold an escape from day to day life, a time where friends and family come together to create memories to last a lifetime.
Your reception is unique and special to you, a reflection of your reputation and personality.

Hollywood Arms, 45 Hollywood Road, Chelsea, SW10 9HX

020 7349 7840

The Hollywood is deep in the heart of Chelsea and just a stone’s throw from King’s Road. With huge windows, decorated in pastel shades of blue with an abundance of soft furnishings.

Mortlake Area »

Tapestry Tapas Bar, 1 Lower Richmond Road, Mortlake SW14 7EZ

020 8878 7177

Located next to Mortlake Green and the nearest station is Mortlake Rail Station. This is an ideal venue for a funeral reception for those not wanting to travel far from Mortlake Crematorium.

Putney Town Rowing Club, Kew Meadow Towpath, Richmond, TW9 4EN

Putney Town Rowing Club prides itself on being a friendly, welcoming part of the community in Kew and Mortlake. Whilst first and foremost a rowing club, they are pleased to welcome you and your guests to catch up and remember your loved one in the relaxed and friendly club following the service.

The club can be hired for funeral receptions weekdays between 10am and 5pm. They offer a low cost, flexible service and the friendly bar manager will be on hand to make your reception as hassle free as possible.

Just a very short (5 minute) walk from Mortlake Crematorium, so you and your guests will not need any transport after the funeral service. Located just above Chiswick Bridge is not only convenient, but the bar and balcony take full advantage of beautiful views of the River Thames.

The bar and hall are separate but with double connecting doors. The bar is licensed and provides a light and comfortable space for up to 30-50 standing and 20 people seated with a balcony overlooking the Thames. The hall is 11m v 14m, large enough for 150 people standing and 110 seated.

To discuss your needs, please contact the events manager at

Putney Town Rowing Club is a registered Community Amateur Sports Club. All income from events is invested back into the club in order to increase participation in rowing.

The Petersham Hotel, Nightingale Lane, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6UZ

020 8940 7471

The Petersham is without doubt Richmond’s finest hotel; standing proud on the side of Richmond Hill, overlooking the River Thames and surrounding meadows. Built in 1865, the Hotel still retains its traditional values.

Being privately owned, The Petersham’s individuality remains as valuable as its independence. Few hotels create such a sense of elegance, style and sophistication which is why The Petersham is now considered one of South West London’s leading hotels.

The Petersham:

8 miles from central London, the West End and Heathrow Airport.

Elegant private reception rooms

Award winning restaurant

Wheelchair accessible rooms and public areas

Multi lingual personnel

Complimentary car park

Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 5HX

020 8940 8207

Pembroke Lodge is situated within the heart of Richmond Park, seven miles from central London and Heathrow Airport. There is a large public car park adjacent to the Lodge for 250 cars.

Richmond Park is the largest, and to many, the most beautiful Park in London as it comprises some 2500 acres of totally unspoilt classic English parkland. Pembroke Lodge is set within 11 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds which are planted all year round.

Putney Vale Area »

Catering for Receptions at home »

Gilly Kings

07904 189 693

Finborough Road, Chelsea

Julie Clancy

07956 986 166

Julie is well known for her catering in the Chelsea and Kensington area. Julie set up Café Portico at St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street, Chelsea, during the summer of 2011 and this has become a popular spot for locals to enjoy good cuisine in a Café environment. Julie and her team are available for catering at home, regardless of whether the reception is to be an intimate affair or something on a much grander scale.

Alan Helps

020 8432 2224

Alan and his team work closely with their suppliers and are dedicated to perfecting carefully prepared dishes, whilst taking great pride in preparing meals from raw produce – be it sandwich fillings, exciting salads, buffet lunches, stylish canapés or delicious cakes.

Along with his wealth of experience, in different areas of the industry, Alan has a life-long passion for food and an interest in global cuisine.

Alan, although mostly self taught – was ambitious enough to pursue his learning and interest in food and attended Leiths School of Food & Wine in 2004. He went on to work in an award winning gastro pub, then quickly progressed on to work as chef-de-partie in a Michelin starred restaurant in West London. With additional experience in a busy West End theatre kitchen and small neighbourhood restaurant in the suburbs, he then went on to run a health based busy cafe in Richmond.

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