Reception Halls in London

Our reception halls in London are suited to every kind of occasion, from celebrating with loved ones to more formal corporate events.

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The Long Room, fronting the Pavilion, is a world-famous sight at Lord’s – international cricket players pass through it on their way onto and off the field of play. A magnificent backdrop for elegant Christmas parties, private dining, lunches and receptions, it has high, ornate ceilings and is fronted by glass. Its walls are lined with fine paintings celebrating the game from the 18th century to the present day. The adjoining Long Room Bar can also be used as a characterful drinks reception area


One of London's last remaining Livery halls, Stationer's was built in 1673. The Hall comprises three imposing rooms that combine to make the perfect events and conference venue. The Livery Hall is the largest space and has opulent stained glass windows with give an impressive ombiance. The Court Room is fabulously elegant and ideal for breakout sessions. The Stock Room joins the two larger spaces and is often used for dancing or drinks.


Situated on the first floor of Bloomsbury House.The room is perfect for smaller conferences up to 80 guests. The room can be set up in various different ways including Theatre style, Cabaret, Boardroom and Classroom. The room is decorated to a high standard including ornate chandeliers, original fireplaces, lavish fabric curtains and bespoke carpeting. With three large windows overlooking Bloomsbury Square gardens, this room has masses of natural daylight.


Watermens' Hall is a perfect location for conferences and events; our four rooms are full of historical artifacts and unique curiosities leaving us with an incredibly elegant and individual space. With full hire of the hall you will have access to our two larger rooms and two smaller breakout spaces.


St Ethelburga's is a fantastic multi-purpose space that can be used for dinners and parties or as a meeting / conference space. It benefits from an integrated professional sound-system, DVD player, digital audio recording facilities, a data projector and laptop with wireless mouse. It also has a kitchen, garden with stunning views of The Gherkin and The Heron Tower, and several breakout spaces - including a unique Bedouin Tent, which can be hired as an additional meeting space if you wish!


The Council Chamber is the original Victorian Vestry Hall of the building. It is the most architecturally significant space featuring an original highly ornate moulded ceiling, columns and stained glass windows. With its beautiful architecture and mellow lighting, the Council Chamber is a lovely space just as it is – but responds particularly well to creative lighting and dressing – making it perfect for everything from an intimate reception or wedding ceremony to corporate entertainment.


The Museum Galleries provide a fascinating event space, surrounded by the backdrop of the museum collection. The Galleries can host sit-down dinners for both corporate and private events, or up to 500 people for a cocktail reception. The pricing is for 630-930pm with additional hours at £1000 each and events can go on until 2am.


Our largest event room, the original floor to ceiling silver-grey wood panelled walls presented by the Indian Government in 1937 make this room a distinctive setting. It is suitable for conferences, meetings, fine dining and receptions. The room has an optional partition which forms 2 smaller meeting rooms, perfect for a seminar or meeting in one half with catering served in the other. The evening session is a Dining, room hire price which is based on a seated 2 or 3 course meal only.


This modern and sleek private room is fantastic for any meeting or business lunch. The stunning five star hotel houses some of the most elegant spaces and the Met Space is no different. With its desirable location on the fringe of Hyde Park, this is an ideal setting to host international visitors.


The Holford has a warm and relaxed atmosphere with pine panelled walls, fireplace and soft lighting. The Orchid sparkles with chandeliers, mirrors and cabinets of white and blue china. The two rooms can be used together or independently. As well as being some of the most beautiful banqueting halls and meeting rooms in all of London, the Dorchester offers the latest technology including audio visual equipment and state of the art Wifi. Available for up to 50 connections at one time, Wifi can be arranged by the hotel's dedicated team of e-butlers.

Haberdashers' Hall St Pauls, Square Mile, The City, Smithfields, Farringdon, Bank, Barbican, London Wall

Nestled in a secluded spot in West Smithfield, one of London's newest Livery Halls houses one of the oldest companies. Haberdashers' Hall is a true one-of-a-kind venue which seamlessly fuses the avante-garde with stately tradition. Designed by celebrated British Architect Sir Michael Hopkins, Haberdashers' Hall combines modern architecture and state of the art technology with traditional materials and building skills to form a 21st century venue of the finest quality and highest standards.


This is the largest of our halls. The space is flexible - primarily a sports hall! - and can be set up and tailored to host a number of events. The space has been used for large banqueting, performance style events, wedding receptions, birthday parties, and exhibitions.

About Reception Halls


London's reception halls come in all shapes and sizes. Some are cheap, some are extravagant, but all are cheerful. Whether it's a personal milestone, a rite of passage, or a corporate celebration, hosting your event in one of London's Reception halls will add a touch of class and luxury to any event that is bound to impress all your guests whilst they celebrate in style.

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