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The Best Pub Wedding In London

A riverside wedding with us encompasses beautifully eclectic decor and a gorgeous setting all wrapped up in the warmth of a London local. The sweeping Thames view is impossible to ignore the moment you step into our grand Melrose Room. With a civil ceremony and a late licence we can host your perfect day from start to finish.

Say 'I Do' & Party Too

Whether it's a luxurious seated feast, champagne reception with delicious canapé bites, or even a big party with live music and a DJ, let our dedicated events team make your dreams a reality so you can relax in safe hands and loom forward to your happily ever after.

Perfect Pub Wedding Dining

Our three tiered packages include everything you need to keep your guests suitably fed and watered. Your celebration will be just as you imagined, with sumptuous menus ranging from lavish fine dining to informal buffets to exquisite canapes.

London Riverside Weddings

The Barnes Riviera is the perfect backdrop for your special day. Home to the famous SW13 sunsets, embrace the magic of all that a riverside wedding entails with us and enjoy a surrounding bound to be admired for years to come.

Pub Weddings in South West London

Our beautiful and scenic pub offers you a stylish and versatile venue for your special day. As a fully licenced venue with Richmond Council our pub is perfect for both wedding receptions and civil ceremonies alike.

Welcome to our grand Melrose Room: a gorgeously unique space with stretching Thames views that are second to none. You’ll have the whole of our first floor space above the pub to yourself, and The Bulls Head events team will work hard to tailor the day to your desires – we are flexible on food requirements and the way you use the space is up to you. Whether it’s a luxurious seated feast, champagne reception with delicious canape bites, or both, our warm and attentive staff will make your special day one to remember.

Want to dance the night away? Step into our Jazz Room, with a stage for either a live band or DJ and a late licence until 1am the Jazz Room is the place to be to make memories that last a lifetime.


Private Bar
Play Own Music

Our Bookable Spaces

  • The Melrose Room
  • The Bolan Restaurant
  • Jazz Room

Overlooking Corney Reach on the Thames with panoramic riverside views The Melrose Room is the perfect spot in Barnes for intimate pub weddings. With tall ceilings with an abundance of natural light and charm the Melrose Room is versatile – tables can be set for large or small groups, seated or standing and with plenty of space for a dance floor, band or any other entertainment you would like for your special day.


Standing: 80 Seated: 45

Our sumptuous and stylish Bolan Room oozes sophistication. It is an adaptable space that can be arranged for different purposes, such as dining or enjoying casual drinks and snacks. With a direct view to the open pass, The Bolan Room’s added feature is the theatre of the open pass and being able to see into the heart of where our delicious dishes are created,


Steated: 50 Standing: 80

Our iconic Jazz Room is a slice of history on the river. Licenced until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays and with a stage for either a DJ or band, dance the night away here and make memories to last a lifetime. Jamie Cullum, Mick Jagger and Ronnie Scott have all performed in our Jazz Room so if you want to celebrate amongst history, the Jazz Room is for you.


Standing: 80

Wedding Ceremony

We are lucky enough to hold a civil ceremony licence here in our beautiful Melrose Room, registered with Richmond Council, so you can host every aspect of your special day under one roof.




Our Wedding Menus

Our talented Chefs have created perfect wedding breakfasts and packages, with a range of seasonal dishes all locally sourced and lovingly presented to put the icing on the cake of your big day. With packages starting from just £70 per person you and your guests can delight in every bite.




Wedding Reception

You’ve said “I do!”, dinner is done, the cake’s cut, now it’s time for the first dance. Take the party downstairs to our iconic Jazz Room and party the night away to the sound of the DJ or live band and soak up the last moments of your special day.







Fantastic Wedding Registry Ceremony and Party Venue. Lovely room, beautiful river view, great staff, amazing tasty and plentiful food. We couldn’t recommend it more highly. Thank you.

Tim C

We decided to book our civil partnership ceremony at The Bulls Head, Barnes, for its fabulous location, large pub area and nice seated garden. The Melrose Room has delightful décor, two lovely fireplaces and French windows, the room has a light and airy feel with amazing views over the River Thames.

Chris T

Came here for a private function upstairs. Food was amazing, views were so beautiful from the rooms upstairs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can you host a Wedding Ceremony for?

We can host up to 40 guests seated for your Wedding Ceremony in our upstairs Melrose Room. With flexibility on the layout for your ceremony, we can set up the room just how you like.

Do I need to book my own Registrar?

Yes you do, you can book your Registrar HERE, do make sure that our Melrose Room is available first as Richmond Council will need to know where your ceremony will be taking place before confirming your Registrar.

Can we decorate the room?

Absolutely! Our private rooms and riverside views are already pretty beautiful so they don’t require a lot but you are more than welcome to dress the tables and fireplaces how you wish. We just ask that you don’t stick anything to our walls.

Do you allow an external caterer?

No, however our wonderful Head Chef loves bringing to life your foodie vision for your special day and would love to work closely with you to offer a bespoke menu on the day.

Can I have live music?

In our upstairs Melrose Room you are more than welcome to have an acoustic act but if you would prefer a full band with speakers, we recommend booking your after party in our iconic Jazz Room with a licence until 1am.

Is there wheelchair access for the Melrose Room

Our main bar is fully accessible however sadly our Melrose Room is located up a flight of stairs with no lift available.