Crypt in Ely Place

14 Ely Pl, Holborn, London EC1N 8SJ

About Crypt in Ely Place

The magical medieval Crypt in Ely Place, adjoining Bleeding Heart Yard, is the perfect central London venue for a wedding reception. With a history of celebration, the 600 year–old Crypt at St Etheldreda’s has been hosting celebrity parties in the heart of London ever since King Henry VIII held his three-day wedding feast there in 1531. Today The Crypt offers the same superb food, ‘impeccable service’, and award-winning wine . The Executive head chef Julian Marshall has had 25 years experiencing, working along-side some of Britain’s best chefs including Marco Pierre White,Gordon Ramsay, Anton Mosimann, Gary Holihead and Anton Edelmann to name a few. He is responsible for our fine-dining restaurant, French Bistro, Anglo-Saxon Tavern and on site bakery.

Love Letters

Lovely place for a wedding reception.

Josie J

Great place for a wedding. Wonderful service.

Trish T

Gorgeous venue. Had my wedding here, the food was superb. It's a really atmospheric place, magical.

Andrew A

We held our wedding reception at the crypt under St Etheldreda's church in Farringdon in October and could not have dreamed of a more beautiful and perfect wedding for us. The atmosphere in the crypt is truly magical when decorated with flowers and candles...

Sophie S

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