For private celebrations, corporate events and now…available to hire exclusively
London, April 2012: Threadneedles, a former Victorian banking hall in London’s Square Mile is now available for exclusive hire, making an excellent location for weddings, corporate events and private functions. The historic, 5* boutique hotel is an inspirational venue with a stunning hand-painted, stained-glass domed lobby that dates back to 1856 – ideal for cocktail receptions – and Bonds Restaurant, which can be booked for private dinners.
The hotel’s 74 guestrooms are beautifully designed, with the penthouse suite and its balcony offering views over the city.
A boutique hotel, available exclusively
Elegant, bespoke, exclusive... design the perfect event. Throw a lavish champagne reception in the lobby, host a dinner in Bonds Restaurant and enjoy cocktails in Bonds Bar before retiring to the 74 guestrooms and suites. This unique and intimate venue has capacity for up to 80 guests for formal dining or 200 for a standing reception.
Private hire of the full hotel costs £30,000 per night*.
The Champagne Lounge
The hotel’s dramatic lobby, crowned by a magnificent stained-glass dome, provides a striking space for private and corporate receptions; from spontaneous drinks for smaller parties to receptions for up to 50 guests or exclusive use for up to 150.
Laurent-Perrier takes centre stage as the house Champagne; with other brands available including a vintage Champagne Blanc de Blanc from Sussex. The team at Bonds can also create a selection of canapés. £4,500*
Corinthian columns echo the building’s past and set the scene in the restaurant which sits in the heart of the original bank. A popular haunt for locals, well-heeled types and foodies, Bonds serves a superb menu of Modern European cuisine. The restaurant can accommodate up to 80 guests seated and is available for exclusive hire or for smaller bookings. Combining both the restaurant and bar, the space offers for a standing reception for up to 200 guests. A minimum spend of £7,000 applies for exclusive hire.*
Threadneedles, 5 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AY
T: +44 (0)20 7657 8295 I www.theetoncollection.co.uk/
*Bookings are subject to availability. Minimum spend includes VAT at the current rate and excludes a service charge of 12.5%
Edwina Drake at Mango PR
T: 020 7 421 2503
Notes to Editors
Threadneedles I 5 Threadneedle Street I London I EC2R 8AY I www.theetoncollection.co.uk/
Just minutes from The Bank of England and St Paul’s Cathedral this former Victorian City banking hall blends the traditional and the contemporary with the spectacular domed lobby paying homage to the hotel’s roots. 74 elegantly designed guest rooms, suites and studios .
The hotel’s Bonds Restaurant & Bar is set in the heart of the original bank and has its own entrance off Threadneedle Street. The bar offers an extensive drinks menu whilst the restaurant serves seasonal European and British dishes with a modern twist. In Autumn 2011, the hotel launched its new Champagne Bar with esteemed Champagne house, Laurent-Perrier. Set in the hotel’s domed lobby it is the ideal venue for private events. Threadneedles is part of The Eton Collection which comprises four boutique hotels in London and Edinburgh and is owned by Westmont Hospitality Group. Threadneedles was recently voted as one of the top five classic luxury hotels in London by TripAdvisor.
The Eton Collection (www.theetoncollection.co.uk)
Owned by Westmont Hospitality Group, The Eton Collection comprises four boutique hotels in London and Edinburgh. In London, the group includes Threadneedles, the group’s flagship hotel in the City; The Colonnade in Little Venice and The Academy in Bloomsbury. The Glasshouse hotel is in Edinburgh. Westmont Hospitality Group has had an ownership interest in, and operated over 1,100 hotels to date, with over 500 hotels across three continents at present. For further information: