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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!