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Somerset House

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The Portico Rooms is one of our most popular venue hire spaces, offering balcony views for guests over both The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and the River Thames. This network of four elegant 18th century, blank canvas spaces can be adapted for any style of event. We've previously hosted press days, meetings, conferences, receptions, dinners, wine tasting, exhibitions and a wide range of other gatherings.

 Features

  • Wifi
  • Beautiful photo opportunities
  • Covered balcony
  • Flexible, many different rooms and break out spaces
  • Natural Light
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Blank canvas venues
  • Central location with good transport links
  • Charity
  • Hidden spaces tour
  • Historical Tour
  • Natural light
  • Outside space
  • Public galleries
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Riverside location

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Halal Catering
  • Kosher Catering
  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only

 Licensing

  • Licensed until 11pm
  • Licence extension available

 Capacities

  • 56 Cabaret
  • 80 Dining
  • 200 Reception
  • 100 Theatre
  • 100 Wedding

 Welcomes

  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Events with Alcohol

 Space

  • 200m2 (2153ft2)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Storage Space

Guide Prices

Business  

Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 7:30am - 5pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee
  • Every day | 5:30pm - 10pm | Prices Starting From £8000 | Venue Fee

Delegate Packages

  • Day Delegate Package
    Every day | 8:30am - 4pm | Prices Starting From £98 per person
    Includes:
    • Chairs
    • Lecturn
    • Stage
    • 2 x 65" LCD Screen
    • 2 x Laptops
    • PA System
    • Lapel & Handheld microphones
    • Complimentary Browsing Wi-Fi - 5Mbps
    • Cloakroom
    • Dedicated Technician for the duration of the event
    • Dedicated Event Planner
    • Your Choice of catering from the following options: - Luxury Sandwich Menu - Fork Buffet Menu - Cana
Events  

Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 7:30am - 5pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee
  • Every day | 5:30pm - 10pm | Prices Starting From £8000 | Venue Fee

Delegate Packages

  • Day Delegate Package
    Every day | 8:30am - 4pm | Prices Starting From £98 per person
    Includes:
    • Chairs
    • Lecturn
    • Stage
    • 2 x 65" LCD Screen
    • 2 x Laptops
    • PA System
    • Lapel & Handheld microphones
    • Complimentary Browsing Wi-Fi - 5Mbps
    • Cloakroom
    • Dedicated Technician for the duration of the event
    • Dedicated Event Planner
    • Your Choice of catering from the following options: - Luxury Sandwich Menu - Fork Buffet Menu - Cana
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Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 7:30am - 5pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee
  • Every day | 5:30pm - 10pm | Prices Starting From £8000 | Venue Fee

Delegate Packages

  • Day Delegate Package
    Every day | 8:30am - 4pm | Prices Starting From £98 per person
    Includes:
    • Chairs
    • Lecturn
    • Stage
    • 2 x 65" LCD Screen
    • 2 x Laptops
    • PA System
    • Lapel & Handheld microphones
    • Complimentary Browsing Wi-Fi - 5Mbps
    • Cloakroom
    • Dedicated Technician for the duration of the event
    • Dedicated Event Planner
    • Your Choice of catering from the following options: - Luxury Sandwich Menu - Fork Buffet Menu - Cana
  • Somerset House
  • Strand
  • Covent Garden
  • London
  • WC2R 1LA

More about 

With an unbeatable riverside location and gorgeous Palladian architecture, Somerset House is a jewel nestled between the Thames and the City. It is the ideal riverside location for a special event of any kind, with twelve venues for hire for both corporate and private events. Capacities range from 8 to 1,500 guests including conferences, dinners, lunches, drinks receptions to product launches and filming.

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