The regal Banqueting House is a venue fit for a King.
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The regal Banqueting House is a venue fit for a King. The vaulted Undercroft offers an atmospheric drinks space while the Main Hall upstairs promises surroundings like no other for the ultimate feast.
Banqueting House is a spectacular venue which once hosted the Court’s infamous ‘masque’ parties. Today Banqueting House is available for exclusive events.
The Grade I listed building is one of the finest examples of Palladian style architecture in England. Each of the three rooms available for hire offer a spectacular setting for special events, adorned with glittering chandeliers.
The majestic Main Hall of Banqueting House offers a luxurious space where your guests can gather under a ceiling painted by the great artist Rubens. The hall can host up to 250 guests for many different events.
Alongside the Main Hall, the River Room offers either a more intimate event setting or space for a dance floor where your guests can party the night away after dinner.
Below stairs, the vaulted Undercroft is the venue’s third and most legendary space. The Undercroft was built as James I’s drinking den – what better place for a party?
Banqueting House is the only remnant of the Palace of Whitehall, where Charles I was executed in 1649. Built for James I and opened in 1622, Banqueting House is one of the earliest examples of English neo-classical architecture and set a precedent that transformed the style of English architecture. Today the House is owned by the Historic Royal Palaces charity.