Key Facts

Banqueting Capacity: 480

Civil Ceremony Licence:

Parking onsite:

Helicopter Landing:

• Fully licensed in civil ceremonies
• Grand hall – 480
• Edinburgh suite – 250 guests – popular choice
• Five minutes from Covent Garden and Holborn tube stations. A 30 minutes’ walk or short taxi ride from Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston train stations
• Well-connected venue for all major London transport links with Heathrow Airport only an hour away by rail or road.

Standing on Great Queen Street is the Grade II* listed De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms with a history dating back to 1775, the building has long been an important event venue, and was once home to the original Freemasons’ Tavern before becoming a hotel in 1909. 

The venue has hosted some of the world ‘s leading politicians, royalty and celebrities with its grand Georgian architecture and art-deco interiors offering 37 exceptional spaces. 

Arched ornate ceilings, beautiful wood-panelling and dramatic chandeliers, the Grand Hall creates an impressive event space for up to 750 guests’ theatre style and 1,500 guests for a drink’s reception.  For smaller events, there are a number of executive rooms, often with original features and oak-panelling. 

The venue features marble chequerboard reception floor, crystal chandeliers, 42-foot-high ornate ceiling, ornate domed ceiling, detailed wood-panelling, and 5th floor exclusive roof terrace with views of the city available for receptions. 

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