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Somerset House

This spectacular neoclassical palace offers a stunning riverside backdrop for events, with an iconic fountain courtyard at its heart.

This landmark building offers a unique portfolio of both historic and contemporary spaces, as well as the celebrated Courtauld Gallery, all available for daytime or evening entertaining for 2 to 1,500 guests. Our dedicated events team provides a complete event management service, from initial enquiry to on-the-day logistics.

For drinks receptions, dinners, press events, meetings, conferences and more, contact our experienced events team to find out how we can help.

Somerset House

Strand
London
WC2R 1LA
Tel:
020 7845 4618

Events & Capacities

Reception1 - 200
Lunch 1 - 80
Dinner 1 - 100
Dinner dance 1 - 150
Meeting/conference 1 - 100
Exhibition space
549
Marquee capacity1 - 1 500
Outside space 1 - 1500
Wedding licenceYes
Wedding receptionNo
Accessible accessYes

Christmas at Somerset House

Seamen's Hall Reception:

Package includes:

•Exclusive hire of Seamen’s Hall from 18:30 until 23:00

•Poseur tables, bar and festive decoration

•DJ, PA system & coloured uplighters

•Glass of Prosecco on arrival

•Selection of nibbles

•Canapés (4 per person)

•Bowl food (2 per person)

•Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water

•Dessert station

•A hostess to meet and greet guests

•Event security

•A dedicated Event Planner

£125 + VAT per person (based on a minimum of 100)

Maximum capacity 200 guests

Portico Room Lunch:

Package includes:

•Exclusive hire of the Portico Room, including breakout spaces, from 12:00 until 16:00

•Tables, chairs and festive decoration

•PA system & coloured uplighters

•Christmas cocktail on arrival

•Seated 3 Course lunch

•Coffee & Petit Fours

•½ Bottle of wine per person

•½ Bottle of mineral water per person

•A hostess to meet and greet guests

•Event security

•A dedicated Event Planner

£120 +VAT per person (based on a minimum of 60)

Maximum capacity 100 guests

Portico Room Buffet Lunch:

Package includes:

•Exclusive hire of the Portico Room, including breakout spaces, from 12:00 until 16:00

•Tables, chairs and festive decoration

•PA system & coloured uplighters

•Glass of Prosecco on arrival

•Turkey buffet (roast turkey, roasted potatoes, gravy, seasonal vegetables and a selection of salads)

•Dessert station

•½ Bottle of wine per person

•½ Bottle of mineral water per person

•A hostess to meet and greet guests

•Event security

•A dedicated Event Planner

£95 +VAT per person (based on a minimum of 60)

Maximum capacity 100 guests

Public and private Skate sessions can also be incorporated into the venue hire this winter season. For more details on this and any of the packages above, please email events@somersethouse.org.uk or call us on 0207 845 4618.