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Dinners and receptions

Sunken Garden full of red, pink and purple flowers with the palace in the background.

Celebrate in royal style

For almost 400 years, Kensington Palace has been home to some of England’s most popular royals, from Queen Victoria to Diana, Princess of Wales. A series of stylish residents and virtuoso artists have left their mark on the palace over the centuries, and the result is part stately home, part work of art.

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The State Apartments

The King's Drawing Room

Fantastic views and spectacular artistry await guests in this wonderfully light and warm room.

Can accommodate up to 90 guests for seated dinners and 100 guests for standing receptions

Combine with The Orangery for late night dancing

Pianist playing at Reception and Dinner in the Palace September 2019.
King's State Apartments with Explainer history talk.
Dinner set up on round tables in the King's Cupola Room with red florals and uplighting.

The Cupola Room

A setting for countless nights of music, dancing and celebration, this splendidly-decorated room is also where the future Queen Victoria was baptised surrounded by close family.

Can accomodate up to 60 guests for seated dinner or standing drinks receptions for up to 80

The Orangery at Kensington Palace

Re-opening after a major conservation and building project, we are delighted to announce that the Orangery will be available to hire for events once again from April 2024.

This venue can accommodate 300 guests for standing receptions and up to 200 for dining. 

More information on The Orangery
The Orangery, south elevation and Orangery Garden.
Bowl food canapes by Rhubarb in the Cartoon Gallery for the Historic Royal Palaces Wedding Showcase at Hampton Court Palace.

Approved suppliers

Over the years, we've worked with some of the best caterers, florists, entertainers and production specialists in the industry.

Whether it’s a cosy dinner or a lavish reception, our approved suppliers will work with you deliver an unforgettable experience for your guests.

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