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Merchant Taylors' Hall

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Venue price From £850
Venue capacity 16 - 400 people

Spaces at Merchant Taylors' Hall


The Great Hall is an incredibly versatile space, able to accommodate any kind of event you could imagine! The massive floor space makes it an ideal choice for large corporate events such as conferences, award ceremonies, launches or other business events. The high ceilings in this space ensure that guests never feel cramped and is flooded with natural daylight or can be backlit to by night. Our Organ Gallery is accessible for AV crews, theming and photography. Adjoining rooms such as the Cloisters, the Parlour and Courtyard Garden are ideal breakout spaces for conferences.


Forming the heart of the Merchant Taylors' experience is your very own private stone-flagged, fragrant, sunny garden making it hard to believe that you've not suddenly walked out onto the lawn of a gorgeous English stately home. A wonderful space for guests to relax, mingle and enjoy themselves in the sunshine, the garden has the ideal ambiance for barbeques, informal gatherings as well as receptions and corporate events.


The Library accommodates twenty-five in theatre style or up to twenty in a boardroom set-up. This meeting room is perfect for smaller business meetings. The characterful Library is the heart of Merchant Taylors' Hall. A sentiment reflected in its collection of first editions and books which document the history of the building.


Perfect for business and board meetings, elegant dinners, lunches and breakfasts, this handsome room is complemented by our signature period feel with carved wooden panelling, mullioned windows and period features and paintings.


Soft pastel colours complement the beautiful, hand-painted Chinese silk floral wallpaper. Natural daylight streams into this exquisite, spacious room which comfortably accommodates up to forty-eight people in a cabaret seating arrangement making it ideal for smaller wedding receptions and breakfasts. An ever popular choice by wedding couples, the delicate palette in this space sets a romantic tone for photographs.


An impressively unique period space, with luxurious charm and allure, allow the elegance of The Library to work its magic on your event, guests and clients. Ideal for meetings, business briefings or client events with a versatile array of layouts to suit many capacities and arrangements.


The King's Gallery adds a delightfully welcoming setting to your day, perfectly complementing the adjoining Drawing Room space. It's ideal for up to fifty guests for a buffet arrangement in a luxurious surrounding, or more intimate seating arrangements can be organised for private dining. For guests who enjoy a story to tell, engage them in a conversation about how James I dined in this very room in 1607. Today, light pastels give them room a fresh, contemporary poise. Floor to ceiling windows add an extra dimension by overlooking the Great Hall below.


The key linking space at Merchant Taylors' works perfectly as a reception area, for drinks and canapes, an exhibition space, or somewhere congenial to circulate and talk. When The Cloisters are occupied the whole building is brought to life. With its colonnade and windows enjoying views out to the Courtyard Garden, the Cloisters is an excellent space to build anticipation for your guests about the next part of your event.

About Merchant Taylors' Hall


We have 9 fabulous rooms in the heart of the City of London.
From a medieval banqueting hall to our exquisite courtyard garden, we have a variety of rooms that suit a vast range of events. From Gala dinners, summer parties, product launches and large scale conferences we have the space here. Moreover, we have the oldest working kitchens in the City and can offer silver service style to street food inspired market stalls. We are passionate about our heritage and yet embrace the new food trends we see, taste and serve!