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Situated below the main hall is the undercroft. Once the drinking den of James I, this space provides a change of atmosphere and modernity to the floor above. It's warm lighting and interesting alcoves make it a romantic setting for a wedding ceremony or wedding reception. It can host up to 150 for a civil ceremony, up to 380 fora drinks, 120 to dine or 250 for an after party. The atmosphere can be adapted with floristry and lighting to reflect the couples taste or to change the mood for the evening.


  • Wifi
  • Air cooling
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen available
  • Toilets
  • Wonderful space
  • Central Location in Whitehall
  • Full day access available
  • meet and greet security staff
  • pinspot lighting in main hall
  • Rubens Ceiling
  • Tables and Furniture available

 Food And Drink

  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only


  • Licensed until 1am
  • Wedding licence


  • 120 Dining
  • 380 Reception
  • 150 Wedding


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 380m2 (4090ft2)
  • Disabled Access
  • Banqueting House
  • Whitehall
  • London
  • SW1A 2ER

More about  Banqueting House

Specially created for entertaining in 1622, the Banqueting House is a dazzling historic venue in the heart of London. Designed by Inigo Jones for James I in the Palladian style, it is one of England's earliest Classical buildings. Your guests will walk in the footsteps of royalty as they enjoy their event under the magnificent ceiling painted by Sir Peter Paul Rubens. With its glittering chandeliers and soaring pillars, it is an ideal setting for dinners, receptions and award ceremonies. Underneath the Main Hall is the atmospheric vaulted Undercroft suitable for more intimate dinners.

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