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Venue price From £110
Venue capacity 10 - 350 people

Spaces at Staff House


The Astor Restaurant offers a delicious high quality dining experience with food prepared by award-winning chefs. The restaurant is an impressive setting to host any type of dining experience. Whether it is a birthday party or a client dinner, The Astor can handle it!


Situated on the first floor of Staff House and taking up the entire width of the building flooded with natural light, Cafe Aroma during the day is one of the most popular coffee shops on campus. Outside it's normal opening hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm (and occasionally within these hours too) it is available to be hired as a business function and event room.


The J B Priestley meeting and conference room is situated on the top floor of Staff House and can be set up for private high quality dining with food prepared by award-winning chefs. Ideal for a quiet lunch with colleagues.


The Michael Tippet meeting and conference room is situated on the top floor of Staff House and can be set up for private high quality dining with food prepared by award-winning chefs. The room is perfectly suited for a quiet lunch with colleagues.


Available for evening and weekend bookings, the restaurant is suitable for up to 300 guests in a banquet or a cabaret style layout or up to 400 guests in a stand-up reception. The restaurant is a bright and versatile space that can be transformed for any event to cater to your needs. The Noble Room also has a bar adjacent to the main room so you and your guests can enjoy your favourite drinks.


The W H Auden meeting and conference room is situated on the top floor of Staff House and can be set up for private high quality dining with food prepared by award-winning chefs perfectly suited for a quiet lunch with colleagues.

About Staff House


University of Birmingham | Conferences and events has a portfolio of conference and hospitality venues, for hire on a day or residential basis, at the University of Birmingham. Staff House is located in the centre of campus (a 5-minute walk from the University train station) and has rooms that are available for hire all year round - perfect for conferences, seminars, corporate hospitality, weddings and private lunches.