Rubens at The Palace Venue Hire, SW1

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Palace Lounge

Rubens at The Palace Venue Hire, SW1

39 - 41 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS
Map Location
Nearest transport link:
Victoria Station
Type of events
Seated dinner
Outside space

If you are looking for a venue in which to conduct a private meeting or event then The Rubens at Buckingham Palace comes fully equipped to meet your needs and more, with highly attentive staff and a range of business facilities to support you throughout.

Our function rooms can accommodate 150 people in comfortable elegance.

The Rubens at the Palace lies at the heart of London’s biggest tourist attractions. For business or pleasure, it’s an unbeatable location. We are the closest hotel to Buckingham Palace, and within easy walking distance of Victoria Station and some of London’s best shops and restaurants. The Rubens at the Palace is the majestic 4-star luxury hotel that gives you the best of both worlds. On the one hand, it recalls the magnificence and splendour of a bygone age; on the other, it gives you the latest in modern comforts and technology. This is a London rendezvous in the grandest of styles. The Rubens has superb facilities throughout – an impressive lounge, an elegant bar, and stylish restaurants.

At Red Carnation, our actions are guided by our core values. These values are explained to everyone who works for RCH: they define the character of the collection, and are important part of what makes us special as a company. These values reflect what is really important and matters to us, both as a company and as a group of individuals. They are the solid foundation and main principles of our company culture. By consistently working hard to maintain these values, we preserve our distinct identity

As a customer, you’ll appreciate that the quality of service we provide, and of the environment in which we deliver it, is central to our objectives. But our concerns go beyond this, and below we’ve set out a brief summary of what they are and how, without compromising the quality you receive, we make concerns count.


Day Delegate Package

From £65 per person

Exclusive use of the meeting room

Arrival Tea, Coffee & Flower-Pot Muffins with a Fresh Fruit Bowl

Mid-morning Tea, Coffee & Shortbread Biscuits

2-Course Carvery Lunch in the Restaurant (main course & dessert) OR Finger Buffet Menu inside the room

Afternoon Tea, Coffee & freshly Baked Cup Cakes

Jugs of Iced Tap Water & Cordial

Full Day Room Hire

Event rooms from £550 for room only hire


Canapé Menus – 10 pieces from £25 per person

Sharing Platters – 8 items from £25 per person

Bowl food – 5 Bowls from £25 per person

Further information

Meetings & Events

The Rubens at the Palace is fully equipped to meet and exceed your needs, with highly attentive staff and a range of business facilities to support you throughout your stay.

Our beautiful function rooms can accommodate up to 160 people in comfortable elegance, and your dedicated Events Coordinator will make sure your event or meeting runs with meticulous efficiency. Our range of spectacular rooms are ideal for anything from intimate private dinners to grand party-throwing gestures. From the outset our professional team, including your very own Events Co-ordinator, will assist you in organising all elements from the style of the room, audio/visual equipment to special dining requests. So whether you need space for a small focus group or are looking to hold a seminar and require syndicate rooms or even to host a family or professional gathering, our function suites can match your request with style and grace together with service you can rely on.

Event facilities include:

Dedicated co-ordinator expertly attends to every detail

Full secretarial support

Function rooms with natural daylight

ISDN2 available

Wireless high speed internet access

Meetings and banqueting rooms for up to 330 people

Private dining and banqueting facilities

Customised menus for corporate, social or themed events

Specially themed meeting breaks

State of the art audio visual equipment available

Telephone, fax and modem lines available

Situated in a prime location, The Rubens at the Palace is opposite the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace and is moments from Victoria Station and some of London’s best shops and restaurants. Attentive staff will make you feel like royalty, anticipating your every need.

Find aristocratic grandeur, serene comfort and traditional hospitality, combined with the latest technology. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Palace Lounge facing the Royal Mews.

With two restaurants, a separate lounge, two bars, including the intimate Leopard Champagne Bar, and 24-hour room service, The Rubens gives diners plenty of choice for every occasion – from cocktails, to light snacks, to traditional English Afternoon Tea and fine dining.

Enjoy an extensive buffet style carvery in the Old Masters’ Restaurant, or dine in the more formal Library Restaurant with sophisticated A La Carte classics, and an equally impressive selection of the finest wines.The Palace Lounge is perfect for drinks, snacks, or our famous afternoon tea, overlooking the Royal Mews.

Afternoon Tea

There is no better place to enjoy this treasured English traditional than in our Palace Lounge overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace.

The pastry kitchen at The Rubens is led by our talented Head Pastry Chef, Danielle, producing the freshest pastries and cakes for our guests to enjoy,  with fresh twists along the way. We also cater for a range of dietary requirements, please see our Dietary Requirements Menu for more details.