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Gladstone Library at

The Royal Horseguards Hotel and One Whitehall Place

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The Gladstone Library on the 2nd floor of One Whitehall Place offers a very special event space. Once housing over 25,000 books, the Grade I listed Gladstone Library is perfect for any type of conference, drinks reception, Christmas party or dinner seating up to 250 people.

The Library interlinks directly with the Reading & Writing Room, which offers views over Whitehall Gardens, London Eye and River Thames allowing you further flexible space for your event.


  • Wifi
  • 2nd floor
  • Former Library
  • Glittering Chandeliers
  • High ceilings
  • Natural daylight
  • Use in combination with the Reading & Writing Room
  • Victoria splendour
  • Central London
  • Embankment
  • Glittering Chandeliers
  • Grade I Listed
  • London Eye
  • Quintessentially British
  • River Thames
  • Terrace
  • Victorian style venue
  • Views

 Food And Drink

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


  • Licensed until 1am
  • Wedding licence


  • 80 Boardroom
  • 170 Cabaret
  • 170 Classroom
  • 252 Dining
  • 252 Dinner Dance
  • 350 Reception


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 214m2 (2303ft2)
  • Ceiling height 6.5m (21ft)
  • Disabled Access
  • 282 Rooms

Guide Prices


Delegate Packages

  • Day Delegate Rate from £65.00
    Every day | 9am - 5:30pm | Prices Starting From £65 per person
    • Arrival tea, coffee with your choice of morning refreshments
    • Mid morning tea, coffee with your choice of refreshments
    • Lunch (standing buffet) with tea and coffee and a selection of Juices
    • Afternoon tea, coffee, with your choice of afternoon refreshments
    • Main function room
    • Pads, pens, mineral water and mints
    • Complimentary WIFI
    • Minimum numbers apply

Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 9am - 5:30pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee

Venue Hire Per Evening

  • Every day | 6:30pm - 11pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee

Venue Hire & Minimum Spend Per Evening

  • Every day | 6:30pm - 12am | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee & Min Spend

Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 9am - 5pm | Prices Starting From £4500 | Venue Fee

Venue Hire Per Day

  • Every day | 9am - 12am | Prices Starting From £6000 | Venue Fee

Party Packages

  • Once Upon a Time Wedding Package from £125.00 per person
    Every day | 9am - 12am | Prices Starting From £125 per person
    • Two Glasses of Sparkling Wine or Sparkling Wine Cocktail
    • Four Cold Canapes
    • Three Course Wedding Menu with Tea, Coffee and Petit Fours
    • 1/2 bottle of house wine
    • 1/2 bottle of mineral water
    • One glass of Sparkling Wine for the toast
    • Room hire of The Gladstone Library with The Reading & Writing Room
    • Candelabras with mirror centrepiece and tealights
    • Stage and Dancefloor
    • Overnight accommodation for Bride and Groom
    • Menu Tasting for Bride and Groom
    • Cake stand and knife
    • Minimum numbers apply
  • 2 Whitehall Court
  • Whitehall
  • Westminster
  • London
  • SW1A 2EJ

More about 

This 5-star hotel and venue are situated in central London, located along the River Thames opposite the London Eye.

The Grade I listed venue built in 1884 is bursting with character and is a wonderful backdrop for your event.

Perfect for meetings, conferences, dinners, awards, receptions, weddings, barmitzvahs, engagement parties, birthdays, BBQs, locations filming, fashion shows...the list is endless!

The 5-star hotel offers 277 luxury bedrooms and 5 suites enhancing the experience that this venue has to offer you and your guests.

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