Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2ER
Telephone: 020 3166 6152
Specially created for royal entertaining in 1622, the Banqueting House has dazzled and impressed guests with its sheer scale and beauty for centuries.
With its magnificent Main Hall and atmospheric Undercroft, this timeless venue, set in the heart of Whitehall, guarantees a stirring atmosphere and the most spectacular setting for your special day.
Your families and guests can arrive via the elegant entry hall, and follow in the footsteps of kings and queens, climbing the grand staircase to the majesty of the Main Hall. Here magnificent pillars and glittering chandeliers will draw guests’ gazes toward one of the world’s great masterpieces: Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ glorious painted ceiling. This impressive and versatile space can accommodate up to 400 guests for a civil ceremony and 300 for dinner/dancing.
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 can host up to 150 for civil ceremony and 380 for a drinks reception.
Whether it’s a classic white wedding, all-out show-stopper or relaxed celebration, the Banqueting House guarantees first-class service and an unforgettable backdrop for your very special occasion.