Exclusive Hire


With its iconic glass dome roof and panoramic views, the top floors of The Gherkin impress from every angle.

From corporate and special anniversary parties to weddings and breakfast conferences – whatever the style and theme of your event, the spaces on levels 39 and 40 are as flexible as our expert teams, who will create just the right package for you.

The team is passionate about delivering a memorable experience from the moment guests enter The Gherkin.

Exclusive hire and semi-exclusive hire available from 70 to 260 people.

Searcys at the Gherkin


Iris Bar Breakfast Hire
Monday – Friday 07:30am – 10:30am
Venue Hire £1,500* Min. Spend £1,000*
Iris Bar and Helix Restaurant Weekday Evening Hire
Tuesday – Thursday 6:30pm – 11:00pm Venue Hire £10,000* Min. Spend £7,500*
Monday reduced venue hire £8,000* Min. Spend £7,500*
Iris Bar and Helix Restaurant Weekend Full-Day Hire
Saturday 2.00pm – midnight
Sunday 2.00pm – 11:00pm
Venue Hire £7,000* Min. Spend £10,500*

Iris Bar and Helix Restaurant Weekend Evening Hire
Saturday 6.30pm – midnight
Sunday 6.30pm – 11:00pm
Venue Hire £5,000* Min. Spend £7,500*

*All prices are exclusive of VAT at current rate. A late license is available upon request. AV and entertainment are not included within the venue hire or minimum spend amount and must be booked through our approved supplier list. Food and beverage are subject to a discretionary 12.5% service charge. For peak dates the pricing may vary.