Description

Somerset House is located in the Strand in central London. Somerset House is one of London’s most spectacular and cherished buildings. The rich heritage of this historic palace is matched by a commitment to the most exciting contemporary culture, making it a uniquely fascinating and stimulating venue. Overlooking the River Thames, our stunning neoclassical building is one of the...

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Somerset House is located in the Strand in central London. Somerset House is one of London’s most spectacular and cherished buildings. The rich heritage of this historic palace is matched by a commitment to the most exciting contemporary culture, making it a uniquely fascinating and stimulating venue. Overlooking the River Thames, our stunning neoclassical building is one of the city’s most versatile venues, suitable for staging events of all styles and sizes.

Our dedicated Corporate Events team are here to help you through the whole event process; from your first enquiry and advising on the best suppliers for you from our approved supplier list, to being with you on the day. 

Our most popular private-hire venue offering balcony views over both The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and the Thames. Nineteen adaptable rooms linked via spacious, stylish corridors and connecting doors. The Somerset House Exchange provides co-working space for 120 small businesses and start-ups.With our fantastic service and professional team, we look forward to welcoming clients both old and new. 

Features & Facilities

Facilities

Air Conditioning .glyphicons-heat
Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Business Center .glyphicons-briefcase
Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Smoking Areas .glyphicons-smoking
Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
City Views .glyphicons-building
Open Plan Space .glyphicons-unchecked
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun
Waterfront Views .glyphicons-buoy

Event Guidelines

Birthday Party Milestones .glyphicons-ban
Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ban
Underage Events .glyphicons-ban
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ban
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ban
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ban
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ban
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ban

Event Rooms

The Portico Rooms

Max 200 people

The Navy Board Room

Max 100 people

Seamen’s Hall

Max 200 people

River Terrace

Max 500 people

The East Wing

Max 300 people

The Edmond J. Safra

Max 1500 people

West Wing’s

Max 100 people

The Screening Room

Max 60 people

Lancaster Room

Max 220 people

The River Rooms

Max 220 people

Rooftop

Max 100 people

Embankment Galleries

Max 100 people

lightwells And DeadHouse

Max 100 people

Nelson And Stamp Stair

Max 100 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
The Portico Rooms
100
-
-
56
-
100
200
48
-
The Navy Board Room
-
-
-
32
-
50
100
22
-
Seamen’s Hall
-
-
-
-
-
100
200
-
-
River Terrace
-
-
-
-
-
200
500
-
-
The East Wing
-
-
-
-
-
-
300
-
-
The Edmond J. Safra
-
-
-
-
-
550
1500
-
-
West Wing’s
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
The Screening Room
60
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Lancaster Room
-
-
-
-
-
110
220
-
-
The River Rooms
-
-
-
-
-
-
220
-
-
Rooftop
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Embankment Galleries
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
lightwells And DeadHouse
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Nelson And Stamp Stair
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
The Portico Rooms
100
-
-
56
-
100
200
48
-
The Navy Board Room
-
-
-
32
-
50
100
22
-
Seamen’s Hall
-
-
-
-
-
100
200
-
-
River Terrace
-
-
-
-
-
200
500
-
-
The East Wing
-
-
-
-
-
-
300
-
-
The Edmond J. Safra
-
-
-
-
-
550
1500
-
-
West Wing’s
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
The Screening Room
60
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Lancaster Room
-
-
-
-
-
110
220
-
-
The River Rooms
-
-
-
-
-
-
220
-
-
Rooftop
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Embankment Galleries
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
lightwells And DeadHouse
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Nelson And Stamp Stair
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-