Banqueting House Main Hall

As one of the most impressive civil partnership and wedding reception venues in London, the rooms at the Banqueting House can play host to up to 380 guests and the awe inspiring interiors are an ideal backdrop to your big day.

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Stunning Wedding Venue in London

Licensed for civil ceremonies, both the magnificent Main Hall and the beautiful Undercroft are available for afternoon and evening hire.

Available venues and capacities

Venue Reception Dinner
The Main Hall 500 380
The Undercroft 380 120


The Main Hall

Created for entertaining kings, queens and courtiers in the 17th century, the Main Hall is truly a sight to behold. Your families and guests arrive via the elegant entry hall, and follow in the footsteps of kings and queens to the majesty of the Main Hall. Here magnificent pillars and glittering chandeliers will draw guests’ gazes towards one of the world’s great masterpieces: Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ glorious painted ceiling.

Spacious enough to accommodate large parties, yet intimate for smaller wedding receptions or civil partnership ceremonies, say your vows in a spectacular wedding venue located in central London.

  • Convenient West London location 
  • One of London’s most desirable wedding reception venues 
  • Capacity for up to 380 guests
  • Guests make an entrance via a beautiful entry hall and grand staircase
  • Immaculate facilities include easily accessible toilets and cloakroom


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The Undercroft

Built as an escape from public life where the Stuart kings could indulge in revelry, the Undercroft is now an intimate, vaulted space and an atmospheric venue for your wedding reception or civil partnership ceremony.

  • Available during the day (from 15:00) and in the evening
  • Capacity for up to 380 guests
  • Licensed as a civil partnership and wedding ceremony venue in London
  • Convenient London location


Glimpse the palace

In May 2015, we hosted the very first Banqueting House wedding fair welcoming prospective brides and wedding planners to view the venue, meet the team and with some of London’s top wedding suppliers. Watch the Wedding Fair video

Wedding Planning

Hire of the venue starts from £9,450 to £13,000 plus VAT for exclusive hire (not inclusive of catering, photography, entertainment or decorations) and our expert events team can advise you on every aspect of hosting your wedding or civil partnership here. From flowers and cakes to music and lighting, a personal Event Manager and carefully selected accredited suppliers will help you celebrate your special day that will become one of the highlights of your own family history.

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Call us on 020 3166 6152

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