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Your palace awaits

Your palace awaits

A stunning and dramatic backdrop to your special wedding day

The Banqueting House has a wealth of history for hosting prestigious events, and we would be delighted to welcome you and your guests for your wedding.

Specially created for entertaining in 1622, the Banqueting House astounded London society, and it still has the power to dazzle and impress today.

The Main Hall

The stunning Main Hall harks back to the grandeur of Stuart England and was the home of masques, balls and entertainment of the period.

In the Main Hall, magnificent pillars and glittering chandeliers will draw guests' gazes toward one of the world's great masterpieces: Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ glorious painted ceiling.

General view of Banqueting Hall set up for a wedding reception, with round tables.

Ceremony and reception options

  • Both the Undercroft and Main Hall are licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Stunning location for your wedding and guest photos
  • Please contact the Events Team to find out more about possible room set up options


  • Up to 400 guests for ceremonies
  • Up to 300 guests for a dinner and dance

The Undercroft

Wonderfully atmospheric, the Undercroft is where Stuart kings once retreated from public life.

Today, this intimacy – once favoured by England's monarchs – makes it a special space for an unforgettable evening of dining, dancing and celebration.

This charming, vaulted space will radiate with good cheer and joyous bustle as your family and friends gather to celebrate and offer congratulations.

Wedding ceremony and reception at Banqueting House.

Ceremony and reception options

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Dramatic space for drink receptions and evening entertainment
  • Can be combined with post-wedding photos, dinner and dancing in the magnificent Main Hall under Rubens’ Ceiling


  • Up to 150 guests for a civil ceremony
  • Up to 350 guests for a drinks reception
Enquire about The Undercroft

Contact us

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

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Banqueting House- Entrance with flowers and candles.
A wedding table with floral decor, plating and wine glasses

Approved suppliers

From flowers to music and lighting, a personal event manager and carefully selected accredited suppliers will help you to enjoy a wonderful day that will become one of the highlights of your own family history.

Approved Suppliers

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