Royal Hospital Chelsea Venue Hire SW3

Royal Hospital Chelsea Christmas Party SW3
Royal Hospital Chelsea Christmas Party SW3

Royal Hospital Chelsea Christmas Party SW3
Royal Hospital Chelsea Christmas Party SW3

Royal Hospital Chelsea Venue Hire SW3

Royal Hospital Chelsea Venue Hire SW3

Royal Hospital Chelsea Venue Hire SW3

Royal Hospital Rd, London, SW3 4SR
Map Location
Nearest transport link:
Sloane Square
Type of events

Royal Hospital Chelsea Christmas Party SW3

The stunning Royal Hospital Chelsea is the perfect choice for those looking to add a touch of glamour to their events.

The Grade I listed building boasts a number of imposing rooms, of varying size. The atmospheric Great Hall is the largest room at the Royal Hospital with the capacity to host 250 for a Grand Dinner or 400 for a standing reception; perfect for large corporate events. Its magnificent murals of Charles II date back to 1690, sure to impress all your guests, accentuate the grandeur of the Great Hall. The beautiful and traditional outside area of the Figure Court can also be utilised to extend the Great Hall for summer events.

The State Apartments, which include the Ante-Room and Council Chamber, also offer a unique yet exquisite setting for your guests. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and embellished by Robert Adam these rooms are sure to impress and since the 1700s have hosted a variety of Monarchs and notable figures. Whilst dining guests can gaze onto striking paintings by artists such as Van Dyke and stunning carvings by William Emmet, John Grover and William Cleere.

The elegant State Apartments offer a capacity to host events for 250 and 96 people respectively. If you are looking for some outside space, the beautiful Cannon Gardens are available to extend the State Apartments. The private lawn space outside is a perfect overflow space during the summer where canapés and Champagne can be served. This space be used in conjunction with any of the stunning rooms on offer.


The State Apartments
The State Apartments are an elegant environment for a drinks reception or private dinner. Consisting of two rooms, the Council Chamber and the Ante Room, the Apartments have hosted Monarchs and other notable figures since the 1700’s.

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and embellished by Robert Adam, the State Apartments offer an exquisite experience for guests. During their time in the State Apartments, guests are surrounded by paintings by the school of Van Dyck, Kneller and Lely as well as important carvings and mouldings by William Emmett, John Grove and William Cleere.

The Figure Court is also available as an extension of the State Apartments on request.

At a glance:
Room capacity for drinks: 220
Room capacity for dinner: 96
Additional outside space available: Figure Court

The Great Hall
The Great Hall is the largest venue space at the Royal hospital. It is an atmospheric venue with capacity for up to 250 for a Dinner or 400 for a standing reception.

Whilst dining in splendour in the Great Hall, one can gaze upon a magnificent mural of Charles II, painted by Antonio Verrio, dating back to 1690.

The stunning outside space of Figure Court is also available as an extension of the Great Hall venue.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is able to offer private and secure parking for guests for the duration of the event.

At a glance:
Room capacity for drinks: 400
Room capacity for dinner: 270

Ranelagh Gardens
Ranelagh Gardens is one of London’s hidden gems. Tucked away in the extensive grounds of the Royal Hospital, these magical gardens provide an ideal outdoor space for a whole host of events, from theatrical productions to summer drinks receptions and corporate team building events. Comprising both middle Ranelagh and Lower Ranelagh, both spaces are fantastic for a marquee event
Additional outside space available for hire: Figure Court
Available for Evening Hire only

Further information

On the banks of the Thames in the heart of one of London’s most fashionable districts, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is a unique venue offering a number of historic and beautiful spaces to hire both inside and out. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the Grade I heritage site is a spectacular venue for daytime and evening entertaining.

Whether you’re planning a stylish wedding reception, a prestigious corporate event or a fun-filled sports day, we’d be delighted to show you around.

Hosting events for over 300 years
The Royal Hospital can offer more than just a picturesque backdrop for your event. We also provide private parking, excellent approved suppliers to suit all budgets and a dedicated Events Team who do their utmost to ensure the success of your special occasion.

In addition, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that profits from venue hire at the Royal Hospital go towards securing a future for the heritage site and help fund care for the Chelsea Pensioners who live here.

With years of experience, our dedicated events team understands just how important your event is to you and your guests. Above all else, we believe that attention to detail is key to ensuring your event is everything you hope it will be. We will be on hand to help with every step of the planning from the moment you first come to visit us, until your very last guest has gone home.