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Tobacco Dock

Tobacco Dock

Over 16,000 square feet of event space over two levels, pared back industrial style that’s bang on trend right now; absolutely brilliant for conferences, dinners, drinks receptions, parties, exhibitions, and awards presentations! It’s wonderful; authentic and original – timber beams, exposed brick walls, Victorian walkways, vaulted ceilings and little courtyards; with heaps of natural daylight it’s a stunning backdrop to any event.

On the Ground Level, the Great Gallery holds 1,470 guests in theatre style, 800 for a banquet, or 1,500 standing, whilst Little Gallery has capacity for 590 delegates in theatre style, 410 dining, or 700 standing. East Mall can accommodate 320 people in theatre style, 250 seated for dinner, and 1200 standing, whilst Quayside is made up of five individual spaces with capacity for 110-420 in theatre style or 840 standing.

Dock Gallery comfortably holds 250 guest seated or 180 dining. At Vaults Level, North Dock can hold 120 delegates for a theatre style conference or 560 for dinner, and 1,300 for a drinks reception. North Vaults is comprised of 7 different spaces from 25-289 square metres, with capacity for a maximum of 1,500 people standing; South Vaults, also 7 spaces, ranging from 53-190 square metres accommodates 700 guests for a party or reception.

This is a blank canvas for your event, so go for it, dress it up, bring in the lighting and the music, make it yours. Choose from a range of menus from street food to fine dining all created by creative chefs who are passionate about what they do. The Tobacco Dock has partnered with an events company who can secure rooms at nearby hotels at discounted prices for overnight guests.

The Tobacco Dock is located on Wapping Lane, just one stop from Bank on the DLR, and within easy walking distance of Wapping and Shadwell overground stations, and from Tower Hill tube station. There is on-site charged parking.

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Venue Tobacco Dock
Capacity 1,500 guests
Address Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane
Greater London
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (5)

Great Gallery - Tobacco Dock

Great Gallery

  • Max Capacity: 1500
  • Dimensions: L:40.20m x W:29.30m x H:3.90m
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    The Great Gallery provides 1178 m2 of stunning, flexible space that is comprehensively equipped with rigging, lighting, PA system and blackout.


    • Reception: 1500
    • Theatre: 1470
    • Banqueting: 800
    • Cabaret: 640
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Quayside 1-7 - Tobacco Dock

Quayside 1-7

  • Max Capacity: 500
  • Full Details

    Spaces from 123 - 500 m2 ideal for conferences, meetings and product launches for up to 500 pax or as part of an exhibition. The spaces provide natural daylight and Quayside 1 is equipped with rigging, lighting and blackout.


    • Theatre: 500
    • Banqueting: 300
    • Cabaret: 150
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The Vaults - Tobacco Dock

The Vaults

  • Max Capacity: 400
  • Full Details

    Brick barrel-vaulted spaces provide a stunning contrast to the oak-rafted ground level of Tobacco Dock. Flexible atria and a variety of individual rooms are idea for exhibitions, parties and photo-shoots.

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Eastmall Spaces 1-8 - Tobacco Dock

Eastmall Spaces 1-8

  • Max Capacity: 350
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    Flexible spaces 123m2 - 340 m2 ideal for conferences, meetings and product launches for up to 350 pax. Also used as break-out rooms for larger conferences or as part of an exhibition. The spaces provide natural daylight and East Mall 1 is equipped with rigging, lighting and blackout.


    • Reception: 350
    • Theatre: 200
    • Banqueting: 150
    • Cabaret: 100
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Quayside Bar - Tobacco Dock

Quayside Bar

  • Max Capacity: 350
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    Tobacco Dock has its own bar located in the West Mall and overlooking the Quay. The bar can be hired on its own for drinks receptions or casual dining or used as part of a packaged hire with other event spaces. The bar can accommodate up to 300 pax for a drinks reception or 120 for a seated dinner.


    • Reception: 350
    • Banqueting: 150
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Venue Features (12)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Smoking Area
  • Wi-Fi Access