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.


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.


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!


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 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.


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.

York Hall Bethnal Green

Situated at the heart of East End, York Hall caters for a number of large corporate events to small team building days. If you are looking for a fantastic venue at a convenient location, look no further than York Hall.


Alexandra Palace's largest hall is elaborately decorated in Victorian elegance, providing a unique setting for large-scale events and exhibitions. The Great Hall offers 25 metre high ceilings, 6426m2 of pillar free space with natural daylight through the large rose window, and has the option of being carpeted. The space can easily be combined with the West Hall making this one of the most impressive, versatile indoor spaces available. Perfect for your big Awards Ceremony, Gala Dinner, Conference, Exhibition, Concert or any large scale corporate event!

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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