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The Banqueting House, Whitehall is the perfect place to entertain. Built for James 1 in 1622, it oozes quality, from the atmospheric Undercroft to the magnificent Main Hall.


The Banqueting House, Whitehall is the perfect place to entertain. Built for James 1 in 1622, it oozes quality, from the atmospheric Undercroft through to the magnificent Main Hall with its original Rubens' ceiling paintings. This last remaining fragment of the historic Palace of Whitehall is centrally located and so convenient for both the city and the West End.

This flexible venue can accommodate 350 for dinner and up to 400 for a concert or reception. The Undercroft is ideal for more intimate occasions and accommodates 150 seated and up to 360 standing.

Contact details:

Tel. +44 (0)20 3166 6150 /6151 /6152 / 6153

Fax: +44 (0)20 3166 6159

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Room Layouts

Room Style Capacity
Bed Spaces
Main Hall (562m² / 6,047.12ft²)
Dinner/Dance 300
Reception 450
Round Tabled 380
Cabaret 240
Classroom 250
Banqueting 150
Theatre 350
Sprigs with Top Table 300
U Shaped 150
Undercroft (316m² / 3,400.16ft²)
Reception 360
Round Tabled 120
Cabaret 100
Banqueting 34
Theatre 60


Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Information available in audio format
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Staff available to assist
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Portable chip and pin machines
Access Inside Building Facilities
Effective lighting throughout for visually impaired users
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Audio commentary available
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Private dining
Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Group rates available
Repeat visits

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Contact Details

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The Banqueting House
020 3166 6152

London & Partners

As the official convention bureau for London, we offer free, impartial advice, guidance and support to event planners, associations and convention organisers.

Contact us directly if you are planning your event from outside the UK or working on behalf on an international client. We can help you and your delegates access the best that London has to offer.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5833