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All the latest new venue openings

JULY 2023

July 2023

UK OPENINGS:

Young V&A (London)

After seven intensive years of dedicated planning and design, it's been announced that Young V&A will open its doors in Bethnal Green.

Co-designed with children and young people, Young V&A is a free, national museum designed to showcase the power of creativity in children’s lives as they build new skills and develop the creative confidence needed to thrive in our fast-changing world.

The museum’s three permanent galleries – Imagine, Play and Design – will showcase around 2,000 objects from across the V&A’s vast collection of art, design and performance in surprising and inspiring ways.

 

When: July 2023

Closest Station: Bethnal Green

Event Spaces: Several - Immersive experiences museum space

Great For: Museum with design, play & creative activities, Collections, Exhibitions,

Courses, Festivals, Events

Capacities: TBC

1 Hotel Mayfair - (Stunning New Conferencing & Events Hotel LONDON)

In nature, everything is interconnected.

Set in London’s iconic Mayfair district and overlooking Green Park— Lodon's newest sustainable sanctuary and a UK flagship is sprouting summer 2023.

In 1 Hotel Mayfair’s private meeting rooms, serene public spaces, Dovetale restaurant, Cocktail Bar or Terrace Suites, connect with others and discover your perfect business events, social gatherings or celebrations, including unique flexible spaces, state-of-the-art technology, precise event planning and menus.

 

When: Mid July 2023

Closest Station: Green Park

Bedrooms: 181

Event Spaces: Six Event spaces

Great For: Residential conferences & meetings, round tabkes,

private dining & receptions

Capacities:

  • 8 to 80pax

Restaurant Gaia - Mayfair

Named after the Greek Goddess of Earth, the mother of the sun, the mountains and the sea, GAIA is a refined taverna, offering

exquisite Greek cuisine in DIFC. Inspired by Mediterranean culture, GAIA blends history and design to create a relaxed and inviting ambiance.

The lower level of GAIA includes a secluded Chef’s Table, located on the outskirts of the kitchen. With twelve seats surrounded by white stone walls

decorated with copper pans and beautiful details, the table was designed to create an intimate experience.

 

When: July 2023

Closest Station: Green Park 

Event Spaces: Exclusive Hire, Private Dining Room

Great For: Private Dinning, receptions & exclusive hire

Capacities:

  • Private Dining Room - Chefs Table of12 seated

  • Exclusive Hire

BanconeLaunching a Third Site in Borough Yards  

The third Bancone Restaurant to open, and under the watchful eye of executive chef Ben Waugh, is the latest fresh-pasta restaurant

in London, and is big, beautiful and in a fantastic location..

 

Meaning “counter” in italian, the restaurant features an open kitchen with counter-top dining, as well as a mezzanine space upstairs

for private dining.

When: July 2023

Closest Station: Borough // Southwark

Event Spaces: Exclusive Hire (TBC), Private Dining Room &

Chef’s Table (kitchen countertop seating)

Great For: Private Dining, Exclusive Hire (TBC)

Capacities: TBC

  • Private Dining area

  • Chef's Table

  • Full Venue

NEW INTERNATIONAL OPENINGS IN JULY :

Cardo Roma - Autograph Collection Hotel - Italy

Located within the heart of Brussels, Cardo Brussels Hotel, Autograph Collection is a lifestyle destination like nothing else. The hotel is recognized for its surreal mix of cultures. Unexpected modern twists and statement artwork pieces are effortlessly paired with a unique contemporary ambiance.

 

Locally relevant restaurants & bars offer food and drink experiences that evolve over time. Guest can enjoy any of the 4 on-site bar & restaurants: Gritto, Doodles, Akai Sora and Mediterraneo. A natural gathering place for visitors and locals-in-the-know, we bring people together to share stories, laughter, and some great local flavours, in incredible settings.

When: Summer 2023 (Group Bookings from October 2023)

Destination: Rome International Airport

Event Spaces: 4 Event spaces including a Ballroom, 13 + Meeting Rooms

Great For: Residential Conferences & Meetings, Receptions and Parties, Retreats

Capacities:

  • Ballroom - 1400

  • Multi-function Room (overlooking pool) - 140 seated

  • Meeting Rooms - From 12 (Boardroom set-up) to 80 (Theatre set-up)

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