German Gymnasium Venue Hire N1
Originally designed as the first purpose-built gym in England, this Grade II-listed building is conveniently situated in the heart of vibrant King’s Cross. German Gymnasium serves Mittel-European inspired dishes all day long, across two floors and out on its vast heated terraces. Conveniently situated in the heart of King’s Cross, German Gymnasium offers a stunning all day Grand Café, a sophisticated first floor restaurant, two bars and an outdoor terrace. Enjoy the Mittel-European inspired menu for breakfast lunch or dinner, and late night glamour at the chic Meister Bar.
On the upper floor, our sophisticated semi-private dining space can seat 32 guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner or 50 for a standing reception. Group Dining German
Gymnasium offers a seriously impressive venue for groups of up to 50 guests Upper Floor The upper floor of German Gymnasium (made up of the Restaurant, Meister Bar and semi-private dining room) can be hired exclusively, for a seated lunch or dinner for 150 guests, or a standing reception for up to 250.
The space has its own private entrance and is the ideal location for that special occasion.
German Gymnasium can be hired exclusively for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anything in-between! Our versatile, ideally-located venue can seat 250 or host a standing reception for up to 500 and is equally suited to a celebratory dinner dance, a Bar/Bat-Mitzvah or a birthday party as a business breakfast or a bit of corporate entertaining.
Our History THE FIRST PURPOSE-BUILT GYMNASIUM IN ENGLAND
German Gymnasium was designed by Edward Gruning and was England’s first purpose-built gymnasium, with funding coming solely from London’s German community. It was built in 1865 for the German Gymnastics Society (established in 1861 by Ernst Ravenstein) and hosted the indoor events London’s first Olympic Games, back in 1866.