- From £15000
- 800 Standing
- From £15000
- 800 Standing
In the Embankment Galleries, the whole venue can hold 800 for a standing reception. Our Mezzanine level can seat up to 340 for a dinner on rounds or 192 on a long table, and our East and West Galleries can hold around 300 standing in each space.
Originally a barrel-vaulted bargehouse linked directly to the River Thames, the Embankment Galleries are now our most modern and adaptable events space. Spread over the ground floor and Mezzanine level of the South Wing, this network of rooms host annual exhibitions but as of September 2017 - February 2018 it is also available for private events.
What this space offers
Food & Drink
More about Somerset House
Built on historical foundations at the very heart of the capital, Somerset House is London's working arts centre, home to the UK's largest creative community and one of city's best loved public spaces.
The spectacular, neo-classical buildings offers 12 blank canvas, versatile event spaces, including indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for staging events of all styles and sizes 0 randing in capacity from 10 to 1,500. Somerset house is ideally located, sitting between the River Thames and Covent Garden and is accessible via major transport inks in the centre of the capital.
Other spaces here
The Lawrence Hall is perfect for art and other exhibitions boasting natural daylight and 1600 sq meters of blank canvas floor space. The Hall is available for long term lets in school holiday periods. Also suitable for shell scheme events and fashion shows.
By day a tranquil space for peace and prayer, by night a spectacular space for events. With outstanding architecture and saturated in historical gems, the Nave can host up to 150 seated for awards ceremonies, gala dinners and wedding celebrations. Enjoy a drinks reception in the Churchyard or Retrochoir before taking a seat in our unique slice of history. The space is complete with an integrated PA system and atmospheric lighting.
Commissioned in the early eighteenth century; Hawksmoor's breath-taking masterpiece is a celebrated historical building and a truly inspiring venue. As the central part of the church, the magnificent Nave is a versatile event space that exudes grandeur with clerestory windows, mezzanine galleries and a central hall accented with Tuscan columns.
An exclusive hire of 8 Northumberland for your banqueting event ensures that your dining experience will be one to remember. Our venue has been refurbished without losing its sense of grand Victorian history. The high ceilings, stained glass windows, and original chandeliers have all been retained. We contract with AlchemyLive to provide excellent cuisine. Instead of simply providing a room and a meal, we provide a complete experience in an elegant, sophisticated, and beautiful venue, including event management throughout your event. Our expert staff is ready to help plan and manage the event.
The ship’s architecture is designed to complement the city’s iconic skyline, connecting your guests to London’s world-renowned landmarks. Whether moored or sailing, the internal height of the vessel allows for huge production value and the exterior space gives your guests a unique opportunity to view London through its main artery…The River Thames. The vessel is the perfect events venue for drinks receptions, conferences, dinners, film premieres, fashion shows, product launches, charity events, exhibitions, and private celebrations.
This 1st floor space in a beautiful Georgian townhouse designed by Robert Adams is the perfect location for smart events. The centrally located building offers two spacious and versatile rooms with large Georgian sash windows over looking Fitzroy square. There are a range of possibilities for this space, from dinners to pop up events. Please note: We do not accept bookings for any type of art exhibitions.
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer is a large flexible space available for commercial bookings with capacity for up to 1,000 people. Glass panelling bathes the spacious foyer with natural with concrete walls and marble floors adding to the brutalist aesthetic. The space is particularly suited for award dinners, large receptions and fashion shows and boasts an outside terrace with fabulous river views.
The Edmond J. Safra Court is a grand and iconic place to hold an event. With the sublime backdrop of Somerset House it offers space for a large event on a grand scale. Availability depends on the schedule throughout the year, please enquire via Hire Space for exact details.
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