Formans Fish Island

With its jaw-dropping view of the Olympic Stadium and a calming canal-side location, just feet from Forman’s famous East London Smokehouse, Forman’s Fish Island offers a stunning corporate event and party venue – combining luxury and quirky.

In the heart of trendy Hackney Wick, Forman’s Fish Island has been host to a diverse range of conferences and exhibitions. With capacity to accommodate up to 420 guests for a seated dinner or 1,000 for a drinks reception (and up to 300 on its fab roof terrace), and recently awarded ‘Best Unusual or Unique Venue – over 200’ by The London Venue Awards, Forman’s Fish Island is the place to be. On top of this, its high end food offerings (as the core of its business) and top in-house chef team – make every event a gourmet triumph.

Clients include Sony, Coke, Google, British Athletics Association, Nike, London Business School, Loughborough University, Ogilvy, M&C Saatchi, and even Boris Johnson opened the venue, saying: ‘Forman’s is not just a smokehouse, it’s a salmon theme park.’

Additional features include:

  • Corporate/team building tours, demos and masterclasses of the smokehouse/salmon factory
  • Onsite Restaurant & stylish cocktail bar
  • Lockside terrace/bar area
  • Exciting Art Gallery space

Encore at Forman's Fish Island 

Encore is the in-house technical production supplier at Forman’s Fish Island. With a permanent installation of over 160 LED lights and high end PA system we can transform your event with the touch of a button. This built in tech/AV is particularly ideal for Award ceremonies and gala dinners which require advanced lighting –significantly streamlining set up times & costs. If you’re looking for an all-encompassing technical solution then we can do as little or much as you need to make your event the success we all want.

Stour Rd
London, E3 2NT
Scott Rooney Ashby
Account Director
(+44) 07712 653399
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Venue Services

Audio Visual

Traditional AV and digital solutions based on event type. Sound and lighting packages for social events, meeting room and projector packages, microphones, computers, monitors, audience engagement tools, etc.

Creative & Production

Event creative and operational support pre-event and onsite. Services such as graphics for gobos, stage set design, project management, technician support, etc.


As part of our comprehensive electrical safety program the facility has been equipped with industry standard single pole or pin and sleeve devices to eliminate bare wire connections. All power distribution must be UL/ETL listed and meet all state and local codes.