Key Facts

Banqueting Capacity: 480

Civil Ceremony Licence:

Parking onsite:

Helicopter Landing:

61-65 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5DA  020 7405 7811

  • Grade II* listed  
  • Fully licensed civil ceremonies
  • Grand hall – 480
  • Drawing bar – ideal drinks reception
  • Edinburgh suite – 250 guests – popular choice
  • Five minutes from Covent Garden and Holborn tube stations. 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. Heathrow Airport is 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 drinks reception. 

For smaller events, there are a number of executive rooms, often with original features and oak-panelling.

Outside, on the 5th floor, an exclusive roof terrace, with views of the city, is available for summer parties and receptions. 

Features marble chequerboard reception floor, Crystal chandeliers, 42-foot high ornate ceiling, ornate domed ceiling, detailed wood-panelling, 5th floor exclusive roof terrace

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