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State Dining Room at

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (NI)

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To dine at Hillsborough Castle is a truly magnificence experience. The State Dining Room is where many famous and historic figures have dined including The Queen and Eleanor Roosevelt. Guests can enjoy a reception in the red room or in fine weather on the terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens. The mahongany banqueting table can accommodate 24 diners or we can host 40 guests on round tables.


  • mahogany table and chairs
  • 100 acres of landscaped grounds
  • 2 marquee sites
  • 20 minutes from Belfast
  • Famous art works picked by the Royal Family
  • outdoor space
  • Some furniture and additional features available
  • Working Royal Residence

 Food And Drink

  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only


  • Licensed until 11pm


  • 28 Cabaret
  • 40 Dining
  • 90 Reception


  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 30 Parking Spaces
  • Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
  • The Square
  • Lisburn
  • BT26 6AG

More about  Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (NI)

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is a Georgian Manor House original owned by the Hill family estates in the early 1600s, More recently it has been home to the secretary of state for Northern Ireland and is still the home of the Royal Family when they visit. It is conveniently based just 20 minutes from Belfast.

The sumptuous state apartments are perfect for dining and receptions whilst it's 100 acres of grounds are perfect for large outdoor events and marquees.

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