With our unique heritage and central location, the Royal Institution is a versatile and exciting events venue, perfect for exclusive hire. This rare opportunity allows you to cater for up to 400 people in our grade I listed tiered theatre with space still for standing catering, staff rooms, speaker rooms and breakout spaces. 

With this hire we offer you the chance to make our home your home for the day with unlimited branding opportunities.  We offer the chance to take full advantage of our expert catering partners and our experienced in-house AV team to ease the planning and delivery process.  These teams deliver a friendly and professional service.  They are onhand to help and advise with anything you might need. 

The exclusive package includes all our event and public spaces, a comprehensive AV package, a dedicated events and catering team, a starter cloakroom and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi.  For further information contact a member of the team or click the download link below.



Exclusive use of our Grade 1 listed building provides:

  • Branding opportunities throughout the interior and exterior of the building
  • Private venue for added security in a central yet discreet London location 
  • Increased capacity accommodates conferences for 440 and receptions for 600
  • Royal Institution heritage offers historical and scientific touches to your event


Food & Drink

We work exclusively with our in-house catering partners, Elior, who provide extensive menu options and advice. Working alongside your events manager, your catering team will deliver exceptional service from start to finish.


Contact Us

To enquire further contact our venue hire team on 0207 409 2992 or email us at

The evening was a phenomenal success which you all executed beautifully. The food was superb, the wine flowed all evening, the venue was fantastic, the technicals superb. Our guests have been emailing me all day with wonderful notes of thanks and praise.

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