About RSA House

Description

Located on the Strand, RSA House is one of London’s most iconic Christmas party venues, offering 11 unique event spaces across four floors. Built in 1774, RSA House seamlessly blends Georgian design with modern facilities, and is unparalleled in its versatility, with options to suit Christmas parties large and small. From lavish festive dinners with friends and family, to corporate drinks receptions, the team are on hand to cater to your every request. 

Looking to host the ultimate Christmas party? The subterranean Vaults are a vibrant underground space able to accommodate up to 230 guests standing or 80 seated. With plenty of quirky nooks and crannies, exposed 18th-century brickwork and stunning arched ceilings, it's a truly impressive option that's bound to add wow-factor to your event.

For a festive drinks reception of up to 150 guests, take a look at the Benjamin Franklin Room. This contemporary space has built-in speakers and is commonly used as a pre-dinner drinks space in conjunction with a dinner in the Great Room. The Great Room itself is RSA House’s flagship space, steeped in history and featuring a glass-domed ceiling, Renaissance paintings on the walls and state-of-the-art AV facilities.

There are several tried-and-tested Christmas party packages available, inclusive of room hire, drinks, food, a live DJ, a manned cloakroom and more. These can be enhanced with add-ons like pre-dinner canapes, wine upgrades and late-night party snacks for a truly standout event. Catering is provided in-house by the well-established CH&CO and offers imaginative dishes curated using only sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients. Depending on the style of event, there are several types of catering provided including bowl food and market stalls, canapes and three-course festive dinners. The dedicated team from RSA House will be on-hand to ensure everything is to your liking, from the décor to the menus, so you can enjoy a stress-free event whatever it may be.

Venue Packages
All in packages
Set menus food only
Venue Facilities
Exclusive Hire
Screening room
Video Conferencing
Wedding Licence

RSA House details

Venue Style
Blank canvas, Designer, Funky, Grand, Historic, Iconic, Light and Bright, On trend, Temporary Seasonal, Traditional
Venue Type
Conference Centre, Entertainment Venue, Institutions, Museum art gallery, Other event venue
Venue Atmosphere
Cool, Corporate, Creative, Exclusive, Formal, Fun
Themes
Traditional Christmas
Venue Extras
Dance Floor, Entertainment included, Late Licence, Live music or DJ included

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RSA House Rooms

The Vaults

The Vaults

Dining capacity: 90
Standing capacity: 220
The Vaults are the ultimate Christmas party location, featuring exposed brickwork and charming alcoves that allow you to customise the space according to your preferences. They are hired exclusively for up to 220 guests. With its private entrance and cloakroom, the space can be easily accessed via a staircase from the Strand. The closest tube stations to our location are Embankment and Charing Cross.

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Benjamin Franklin and Tavern

Benjamin Franklin and Tavern

Dining capacity: 90
Standing capacity: 90
The Benjamin Franklin Room is a versatile and elegant event space, where every detail contributes to a harmonious blend of history, innovation, and celebration. Positioned conveniently across from the main entrance on John Adam Street, this room is bathed in natural light that pours through large windows and it offers an exceptional setting for festive dining. The contemporary design and minimalist elegance, adapts effortlessly to your creative desires, allowing you to customise the space to match your event's vision and theme. A true gem within the Benjamin Franklin Room is its centrepiece—a stunning chandelier designed by Troika. Inspired by Franklin's bifocal lenses system, the chandelier casts mesmerizing shapes onto the ceiling, creating an enchanting play of light. Located on the ground floor on the east side of the building, the Tavern Room is ideal for a festive drink reception and a lively festive party. Its adjoining bar area ensures seamless access to drinks and refreshments throughout the event, ensuring your guests stay in high spirits and the poseur tables provide a stylish and comfortable place for guests to gather, mingle, and enjoy their drinks. The room also features a dancefloor and a built-in TV screen that can be used for showcasing your company's branding or displaying heart-warming images. This is conveniently located behind the DJ area. The space can be personalised using wireless uplighters that will illuminate the room with your choice of colours, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that truly captures the magic of the holiday season. These customisable lights can be added to your booking, starting from just £20 + VAT per uplighter.

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The Vaults and Great Room

Dining capacity: 130
Standing capacity: 220
The Great Room features high ceilings and is surrounded by the series of six paintings which are breathtakingly beautiful to witness in person. The room features built-in uplighters which can be changed to suit a colour of your choice to create a festive feel, a built-in stage and audio visual equipment. The Vaults are the ultimate Christmas party location, featuring exposed brickwork and charming alcoves that allow you to customise the space according to your preferences. They are hired exclusively for up to 220 guests. With its private entrance and cloakroom, the space can be easily accessed via a staircase from the Strand. The closest tube stations to our location are Embankment and Charing Cross.

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Testimonials For RSA House

Characterful VenueDECEMBER, 2022

"I have used RSA House two years running for a client Christmas Party and highly recommend it. The Vaults are a characterful and interesting venue, all the staff team are polite, professional and helpful and the catering is top notch."

Lindsey

Fun Evening DECEMBER, 2022

"Thank you for putting together an amazing Christmas party. We had a lovely time and I think fun was had by all. The evening ran smoothly and we had no issues on the night."

GLP Management

Such a Success!NOVEMBER, 2022

"It was such a success! Everyone had a great time, and we had so many positive comments about the venue. Everyone felt well looked after, and were appreciative of all of the precautions taken too. It was a great evening."

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Location for RSA House

8 John Adam Street, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 6EZ

020 7451 6855

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RSA House is just a ten minute walk from Embankment station and less than five minutes from Charing Cross.

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