Halls for Hire London

'Hall' used to be the word employed to describe the room or space just inside the front entrance of a house or property, but it’s now more commonly associated with an entire building or large room used for meetings, concerts or other grand scale events that comprise a large number of people. The term ‘hall’ conjures up images of open space and often grandeur; the type of venue that enables party planners and event organisers to let their imaginations go wild – unrestricted by awkwardly placed furniture, obstructive features and excessive furnishings.

Updated on 08 December 2021

A hall is essentially a blank canvas to be filled however the hirer so desires, without the fear of guests being shoehorned into the corner of an ill-fitting room. No space could be more versatile than a hall; simply add chairs and tables for a banqueting dinner, a stage and lights for a guest speaker or a dancefloor and speakers for a celebratory party.

Fortunately for events planners in London, the capital is awash with beautiful halls to hire to choose from – many of which are steeped in history and tradition. These impressive venues can really add character and gravitas to an event whether it’s a conference, drinks reception, product launch, wedding or party. However narrowing down the right halls for hire can be a tiresome and frankly difficult task. That’s why we’ve curated a list of what we regard to be the very best halls across London that are suitable for just about any occasion. From town halls to banqueting halls, hotel halls and livery halls hopefully there’s a hall here that will meet your exact requirements whatever they might be. We recommend booking well ahead of your event though as these desirable spaces get booked up first and we would hate for you to miss out on your first choice!


Armourers' Hall

81 Coleman Street , City of London, London, EC2R 5BJ

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 125
Max Banquet 100
Banking Hall

Banking Hall

14 Cornhill, City of London, London, EC3V 3ND

Max Meeting 280
Max Standing 800
Max Banquet 280

Saddlers' Hall

40 Gutter Lane, City of London, London, EC2V 6BR

Max Meeting 170
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 152
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Lincoln's Inn, Holborn, London, WC2A 3TL

Max Meeting 300
Max Theatre 50
Max Standing 450
Max Banquet 250
Chelsea Old Town Hall

Chelsea Old Town Hall

King's Road , Chelsea, London, SW3 5EE

Max Meeting 360
Max Standing 400
Max Banquet 180
Shoreditch Town Hall

Shoreditch Town Hall

Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch, London, EC1V 9LT

Max Meeting 600
Max Theatre 750
Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 350

Barber-Surgeons' Hall

1a Monkwell Square, Wood Street , City of London, London, EC2Y 5BL

Max Meeting 140
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 120
Banqueting House

Banqueting House

Whitehall, St. James's, London, SW1A 2ER

Max Meeting 400
Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 380

If none of the above halls for hire have ticked the box, see if any of these other large venues fit the brief.