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 a finite number of occasions, you can take over ‘the most beautiful restaurant in the world’* for a grand party to remember. 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.Packages
To help you celebrate in style we can ensure up to 120 guests have an amazing time on our mezzanine level restaurant overlooking the exciting Grand Café area, alternatively we can host standing reception for up to 250 guests without having to hire the venue exclusively!
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We can seat up to 250 guests over two floors or stand up to 500 guests within this amazing building. Our staff is always at hand to help with the set up, welcoming, dinner and drinks
service the only thing you have to do is to relax and enjoy your time with your guests, let us take care of the nitty gritty this year!
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.
As part of the gallery our sophisticated semi – private dining area boasts natural daylight with seating for up to 32 and standing for 50. In the evening low key lighting creates an intimate inviting and warm atmosphere, dining and drinking until the early hours.
Overlooking the beautiful grand café on one side and the piazza and terrace on the other. You can host a party for up to 40, enjoying innovative cocktails, an extensive wine lists including niche, German, Austrian and Hungarian labels and the famous Sekt, not forgetting a selection of draught and bottled beers.
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.