Private Venue Hire London

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Our historic events venue in the heart of Mayfair is available for private hire for personal celebrations and parties.  

Whether it’s for a private birthday dinner in the Writing Room, an intimate wedding in the Library or an anniversary drinks reception spilling out on the modern Mezzanine, our flexible event spaces allow you to design your perfect event experience.

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Private Dining Venue in Mayfair

The Royal Institution is available for private hire and life events. We are the perfect private dining venue suitable for both intimate luxury banquets and larger scale dinners.  

In partnership with Searcys our private dining menus are created using only the freshest seasonal ingredients and our drinks list curated by expert sommeliers.  

With high ceilings and charming period features, our heritage spaces are the perfect backdrop to your special celebration. 

Wedding Venue Mayfair

The Royal Institution is a licenced wedding venue available for intimate, beautiful wedding parties.  

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Our Library and the Georgian Room are perfect for smaller ceremonies and elegant wedding breakfasts provided by our catering partner Searcys. You can even be married in our Lecture Theatre, home of the Christmas Lectures.

Micro-weddings offer a perfect way to make your big day extra special, every detail can be tailored to meet your needs and the Royal Institution events team are here to make your day special and memorable. 

The Ri provides plenty of photo opportunities to capture memories you can treasure forever. 

Upgrade Your Private Event Hire 

Wow your guests with close-up canape science designed and delivered by our in-house team of Ri experts. 

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Take a tour through 200 years of scientific heritage in the Faraday Museum with one of our knowledgeable curators. 

Use specialist lighting and production to make the Ri your own. Our talented partners will work with you to personalise our spaces and create an atmosphere that’s all your own.  


Get in touch with the team today for more information on private event hire at the Royal Institution Venue.

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