The Well | Clerkenwell, London EC1

The Well has been hosting wedding receptions since 2000 and is proud to say that every event has been a tremendous success for their couples and their guests. In part, this is due to careful planning and attention to detail which is paramount to them at all times. They are determined to ensure that your important day will be a resounding success too.

For a seated, three course ‘wedding breakfast’, The Well can seat 50 people in the main dining area on the ground floor. Alternatively, it can accommodate up to 150 people across both floors for a standing reception with canapés and a buffet. Often it will host a seated ‘wedding breakfast’ in the dining area during the afternoon for about 50 people which will then be followed by a party in the whole venue when up to another 100 guests will arrive for the evening celebrations.


The team at The Well can arrange for a seated wedding or buffet reception along with standing canapé and bowl food. If you do decide to have your wedding reception at The Well, they will also arrange a menu and wine tasting with you, long in advance of the day.


In terms of music, The Well has its own in-house vinyl and CD decks and staff can help arrange a DJ of your choice. There is a small charge of £75 (+ VAT) for the use of the vinyl decks and £150 (+ VAT) for the CD decks. Alternatively you are welcome to bring your own iPOD or CDs and they can play these through their system. They are happy to discuss other forms of live entertainment with you too, including magicians, comedians, jugglers, fire performers, stilt walkers, live percussionists, harpists, string quartets, and more.


The Well’s team has a fantastic book of contacts and suppliers who they have worked with over the years – if you would like assistant with finding suppliers for your wedding reception – including wedding cake suppliers, florists, photographers, interior decorations, chauffeurs, Routemasters, toastmasters, videographers and more, they can point you in the right direction.


The Well
180 St.John Street

e: nicola.harris[at]
t: 07711701897

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The Well in Clerkenwell is a reception venue in East London, with capacity for:

  • Up to 50 seated dining guests
  • Up to 150 standing guests

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