Dinners and receptions

Dinners and receptions

State Dining Room at Hillsborough Castle

Conveniently located only 20 minutes from Belfast, Hillsborough Castle is a welcoming and elegant venue for dinners and receptions.

Drinks reception in State Drawing Room at Hillsborough CastleWalk in the footsteps of presidents and princesses at Hillsborough Castle.

For over three centuries the Castle has hosted people from all corners of the globe, and been the scene of some of Northern Ireland's most significant events; offering a unique and spectacular venue for dinners and receptions.


The Castle's State Rooms offer a variety of versatile spaces for hire. The Red Room offers a grand yet intimate space for small, personal celebrations for up to 10 people. Whilst the State Dining Room is an elegant, symbolic space for up to 24 diners. The impressive Throne Room is both spacious and versatile and can seat up to 80 people for larger scale dinners and reception.

Venues and capacities

  Receptions Dinners Theatre Style
Throne Room 150


State Dining Room 70 24 60
The Red Room 20 10 30
State Drawing Room 110 -
Lady Grey's 10 - -
Privy Council Chamber 20 20 
All State Rooms
(ground floor of the castle)
Marquee 350 350 350


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