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Banqueting House

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Venue price From £7750
Venue capacity 120 - 500 people

Spaces at Banqueting House


Able to seat 380 comfortably to dine, this hall was originally built in 1622 to be a entertaining and dining space for King James I. Seating can be arranged into intimate round tables of up to 12, or arranged into up to 3 spectacular long tables spanning the length of the hall. The original ceiling paintings commissioned by King Charles I are a magnificent sight and certainly do not lack for a talking point!


Situated below the main hall is the undercroft. Once the drinking den of James I, this space provides a change of atmosphere and modernity to the floor above. It's warm lighting and interesting alcoves make it a romantic setting for a wedding ceremony or wedding reception. It can host up to 150 for a civil ceremony, up to 380 fora drinks, 120 to dine or 250 for an after party. The atmosphere can be adapted with floristry and lighting to reflect the couples taste or to change the mood for the evening.

About Banqueting House


Specially created for entertaining in 1622, the Banqueting House is a dazzling historic venue in the heart of London. Designed by Inigo Jones for James I in the Palladian style, it is one of England's earliest Classical buildings. Your guests will walk in the footsteps of royalty as they enjoy their event under the magnificent ceiling painted by Sir Peter Paul Rubens. With its glittering chandeliers and soaring pillars, it is an ideal setting for dinners, receptions and award ceremonies. Underneath the Main Hall is the atmospheric vaulted Undercroft suitable for more intimate dinners.