Minutes away from Oxford Circus, you'd never guess that The Langham hides an oasis: the Middleton Rose Garden.

This unique courtyard, accessed via the Grand Ballroom, has fast become one of the most in-demand spots in the capital for a private summer party.

Ceremony capacity: 250; Food cost per head: £70; House wine: £30; Corkage: £20

The Langham; 020 7973 7520; www.london.langhamhotels.co.uk