Ballrooms in London

In both historical sites and newly-built properties, London's best ballrooms are guaranteed to liven up your party, from waltz to foxtrot.

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One of the grandest banqueting rooms in London. With its own entrance on Park Lane, The Ballroom can hold up to 1,000 people for cocktails or 500 for dinner. Starting in a series of connecting reception rooms, that a are ideally suited for all food and beverage receptions, it flows naturally for all types of events. A team of chefs will help design a personalized menu so that every detail will be to your liking.


Party by name and party by nature. This space is home to some of the World's biggest stars. Drinks flow in this wonderful reception area, as guests feel like they have been whisked to join a VIP Celebrity event. Integrated AV allows you to set the perfect atmosphere, with branding opportunities and background music. This space lends itself well to stand alone receptions, or as an area to start the night before heading through to the 'World Stage' for dinner. Prior to arriving at 'Party' guests can also arrange to arrive in style by starting their night on our 'Spirit of London' ride.


The Livery Hall is a breath taking space surrounded by twenty-eight marble columns and graced by Richard Belt’s statue Hypatia and a copy of John Gibson’s The Tinted Venus. Our Court Room is a hugely impressive space with much of the frieze surviving from the early 18th century and chandeliers also dating back to the seventeen hundreds. Catering layout will depend on the number of delegates. See 'extras' for what is include in our DDR.


Queen Mary Hall is a Grade II listed ballroom. It can provide your event with a regal, naturally-lit setting that has been carefully restored to its pre-war glory. You can choose the seating plan to suit your event with the room able to host up to: Theatre 250 Classroom 140 Boardroom 50 Cabaret Tables of Six 110 U-Shape 60 Hollow Square 70


The stunning Ballroom offers a majestic and stylish space for exclusive events, birthday parties, catwalk shows and lectures. The impressive solid silver custom-made Bulgari chandeliers add timeless elegance. The Ballroom's foyer area provides the ultimate space for cocktail receptions, private dining or coffee breaks during an event. With a built-in bar and the same audio capabilities as the Ballroom, this space provides a flexible solution for any event, from small exhibitions to exclusive product launches.


With glimmering chandeliers, beautiful marble pillars and inviting alcoves, here is a majestic space for those very special events. A prestigious setting for glamorous award ceremonies, elegant banqueting, engagement parties, wedding receptions or beautiful birthday parties, the Common Room is spacious, versatile and superbly equipped with stage, screen and sound system.


Your choice of venue speaks volumes about your event. So it's reassuring to know that, whether it is an exhibition, a fashion show or a product launch, the surroundings and comfort of the Grand Hall are quite simply ideal. There are high arched ceilings, lovely wood paneling, and beautiful chandeliers to make this space the perfect backdrop. There is room for 1,500 people standing, making this space the perfect are for a lavish reception. A professional, in-house audio visual team will be at your disposal to help with whatever technical needs may arise during your event.


The Ballroom is perfect for your special occasion events including glamorous Awards ceremonies, Product launches, Premieres and receptions of all kinds. Described by English Heritage as 'the grandest example of a Victorian ballroom in existence', our unique Ballroom is the centrepiece of London's most central venue. The expert team at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London's most central venue, can help with every aspect of your event. With years of experience in corporate hospitality, our team is here to ensure that your event surpasses all of your expectations.


Set in what was once the Great Eastern Hotel’s original ballroom, the magnificent Grade 2 listed 1901 Restaurant can be exclusively hired providing an elegant setting for up to 120 for a seated dinner or 250 for a cocktail reception. 1901 Restaurant will treat you and your guests to an unforgettable experience of dining beneath one of London’s original stained glass domes.


The Bloomsbury Ballroom is London's opulent Art Deco events space and is fully licensed for weddings and is London's . Located on the stunning Bloomsbury Square in Holborn, our imposing Georgian facade is a perfect backdrop for your wedding. As you enter through the marble hallway, you come into our beautifully restored Art Deco Rose Room, which is perfect for wedding receptions. The impressive ballroom is full of character, boast stunning architecture, high ceilings and natural daylight to wow your guests on your special day.


You will not be disappointed with this modern, mirrored, dance studio with stage. With sprung wooden floors, and 14 metres by 7.5 metres of space this is an ideal rehearsal space or dance studio. The Studio has an upright piano and a sound system which accepts auxillary mp3 players. There are also removable, free standing ballet barres. Studio 1 is the perfect environment and has the perfect atmosphere.


The Queen's Lawn is a fantastic option for guests seeking a charming outside space. This adaptable exterior can be used on its own right or in conjunction to the Queen's Tower Rooms. It is especially suitable for large private and corporate events, particularly in the summer months when it can hold up to 1,000 guests in a marquee. Please ask us for a bespoke quote.

Ballrooms FAQs


What are some of the most quirky ballrooms for hire?

The newly refurbished George V ballroom at The Bloomsbury Hotel is bound to blow your guests away with its colourful nature-inspired decor. Café de Paris is also a stunning and quirky option for your event.


What are some very large ballrooms for hire in London?

Ballrooms fitting at least 500 for dinner include 8 Northumberland, The Mariott Grosvenor Hotel, The Dorchester and The Chelsea Harbour Hotel.


How much does it cost to hire a hotel ballroom?

This will vary depending on the specifics of your event, and the actual venue. For a 3 course seated dinner and wine at a London Ballroom, the average package would start at around £80 per person, though some venues will be much higher than this.


Can we provide our own catering for an event at a hotel ballroom?

Most hotels have fantastic internal catering for their ballrooms or a list of prefered external suppliers. However, some venues may allow you to bring your own. When you first enquire, be very clear that you are looking to bring external catering.


What are some of the best ballrooms in London?

There are an array of beautiful ballrooms in London, but some of our personal favourite as The Bloomsbury Ballroom, The Dorchester Ballroom, 8 Northumberland Avenue and The Savoy.


What are the most suitable events to be held in a Ballroom?

Most events can be held in a ballroom as it doesn't need to be a particular type but ballrooms are typically quite large. Gala dinners, award ceremonies, conferences and music events all work quite well in ballrooms!

About Ballrooms


Twirl your way through the night in one of these London ballrooms, available for private hire. Some of the most stunning venues in London are the glitzy and glamorous ballrooms of London's heritage hotels. Perfect and purpose-built for balls and formal parties, these grand rooms are frequented by charity galas, award ceremonies lavish weddings and luxurious celebrations. With gallant lighting and sky-high ceilings, a ballroom can really create a magical experience for your next event. Just don't blame us if you get your footwork wrong; we accept no liability for dance floor tumbles!

Balls were originally held in mansions and manor houses, but are now housed by London's top hotels for ultimate convenience when it comes to service, style, accommodation and transport connections - there's little more you could ask for in an event space! Contact venues through Hire Space for fast quotes and availability or click below to send us your specific requirements for a hand-picked list of venues for your event.

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