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Conferences and meetings

One of the most impressive conference and meeting venues in London.

One of the most impressive conference and meeting venues in London.

Unforgettable, by design

The beauty and scale of this spectacular conference venue continue to inspire its guests, just as they did for the kings, queens and courtiers who have celebrated and banqueted here since 1622. With its glorious Main Hall and charming Undercroft, the architectural and artistic marvel that is the Banqueting House will delight your guests.

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The Main Hall set up in theatre style on a day time event

The Main Hall

The Main Hall is an adaptable venue space for conferences and meetings. The room features one of the world’s great masterpieces: Rubens’ magnificent ceiling which will inspire your colleagues throughout your event.  

  • Capacity for up to 400 guests theatre style
  • Capacity for up to 240 guests cabaret style

The Undercroft

Once the setting for James I celebrations with his companions, the Undercroft is an atmospheric venue for conferences or meetings. This light and quiet room boast wonderful acoustics.

  • Capacity for up to 380 guests for standing drinks receptions.

Hire information

Hire times

Banqueting House is a visitor attraction as well as prestigious events venue. We are guaranteed to be open to the public between 10.00 and 13.00 each day. Venue hire is available from 13.00 onwards.

We are able to offer all day hire on selected Thursdays throughout the year. Please contact us for further information.


Exclusive hire of Banqueting House starts at £10,500 plus VAT.

Approved suppliers

Whatever the nature of your event our preferred suppliers can help you deliver an unforgettable experience for your guests.

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Contact us

If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call us on +44 (0)20 3166 6152.

Alternatively please complete our enquiry form and we’ll respond to you as quickly as possible.

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