10-11 Carlton House Terrace

10-11, Carlton House Terrace, England, SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom


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10-11 Carlton House Terrace Events

10-11 Carlton House Terrace is a luxury venue in the heart of the city offering an exceptional canvas for any occasion. Bursting with period charm and character, with enviable views across The Mall, Waterloo Place and St James’s Park, the iconic venue is one of London’s most popular spaces for corporate functions, weddings, and private events

Built in 1831, the spectacular Grade I listed Georgian Townhouse boasts 10 event spaces across the two original townhouses, with contrasting entrances to provide the ‘wow factor’ for your guests on arrival. Whether you’re looking for an elegant private dining venue or a sensational wedding backdrop, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace offers exclusive hire of the whole building, dinners of up to 100 guests, standing receptions of up to 498 guests and conferences of up to 125.

Once the former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone, it is now home to The British Academy and provides a supreme period backdrop for photography, filming and events of any occasion.

Conveniently located in Westminster in the heart of the city, the venue overlooks some of the great London landmarks and has a number of public transport links nearby.  

Highlights of 10-11 Carlton House Terrace Events:

  • Two spectacular Grade I listed Georgian Townhouses
  • Option to hire single rooms, entire floors or both buildings 
  • Period detail and architectural charm throughout the venues
  • Located in Westminster in the heart of London
  • Breathtaking views overlooking St James’s Park and The Mall
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theatre Up to 125 Theatre
cabaret Up to 70 Cabaret
boardroom Up to 35 Boardroom
ushaped Up to 31 U-Shaped
dining Up to 100 Dining
standing Up to 200 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • No.10 & No.11 Reception

    Step into No.10 Reception and you’ll be greeted by a grand three-flight black marble staircase which leads to an opulent chandelier and intricately-detailed ceiling. The impressive and versatile space can be used for a range of events and makes for an ideal location for reception drinks. For classic English beauty, look no further than No.11’s entrance and lobby. The inviting space is decorated in Wedgwood blue with high ceilings and a period fireplace and carpeted staircase leading to the Gallery on the first floor. It’s a warm and welcoming space to meet and greet guests or as a setting for drinks and dancing. For grand events, hire both No.10 and No.11 together for wow factor that will leave your guests talking for months.

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  • 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, The Gallery, Photo by Greg Allen Photography

    Wolfson Room & Gallery

    The light-filled Wolfson Room is the venue's largest room and features beautiful brass chandeliers and period detail throughout, as well as magnificent views of some of the city’s landmarks. The adjoining Gallery space is included in the hire of the Wolfson Room and displays fine artwork from the collection of The British Academy. It’s a light and refreshing space for break out sessions.

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  • 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, Mall Room, Photo by Greg Allen Photography

    Medium Rooms

    A choice of rooms is available for your event, giving you complete flexibility depending on your guest numbers. The enormous bay windows of the Council Room make it a grand and spacious room filled with light, while the Lecture Room features an ornate yet unfinished Trompe l’oeil painted ceiling. The S T Lee Reading Room and Library Room are impressive spaces with archways and artworks, and floor-to-ceiling bookcases that stretch along the walls. The Mall Room is a bright, double-aspect room featuring major pieces from the academy’s art collection hanging along its walls, as well as gold chandeliers from a majestic corniced ceiling. The Music Room is a beautifully elegant space that brings the ‘wow’ factor to any event. All rooms feature stunning period details throughout and can accommodate 80-90 standing guests.

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  • 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, Burlington & Cornwall Room

    Small Rooms

    For smaller affairs of up to 60 guests standing or 14-26 boardroom style, you may choose the Marks Room, Burlington Room or Cornwall Room. Marks Room is a light-filled and practical room with large windows overlooking the Duke of York’s Column and Steps. The Burlington Room is an intimate space that can be hired on its own or as a more versatile space alongside the adjoining Cornwall Room to create a suite.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Trafalgar Square / The National Gallery
  • St. James’s Park & Horse Guards
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Leicester Square
  • Chinatown

Restaurants nearby:

  • Wild Honey St. James
  • The Yard by Robin Gill
  • Scully St. James’s
  • Planet Hollywood
  • Steak & Co. Haymarket

Hotels nearby:

  • Sofitel London St. James
  • Haymarket Hotel
  • The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Corinthia London
  • Great Scotland Yard Hotel (Hyatt)

Venue Testimonials

Amazing wedding venue with cool contemporary art on the walls. Great service and the air co works very well.

Carine Bea

Beautiful venue, conveniently located. New Sherlock Holmes movies were filmed inside. Highly recommended if someone is looking for a really original place to tight the knot.

Piotr Zagorowski

Lovely venue. Perfect environment for conference and team away days.

David B

Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace start from £160 per person.

Yes, whether you have an intimate affair of 30 guests or a grand celebration of 125, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace can accommodate weddings of all sizes.

Weddings at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace are unlike any other. The iconic venue offers a unique, regal and elegant backdrop oozing with period charm and character.

Yes, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace offers 10 unique and versatile event spaces to choose from, as well as exclusive hire of the whole building.

  • Thistle Trafalgar Square
  • Hotel Sofitel London St James
  • Corinthia London
  • Citadines Trafalgar Square

No, however, there is parking nearby at Q-Park Trafalgar.

10-11 Carlton House Terrace works with catering partners Searcys to devise two seasonal menus each year using only the finest and freshest ingredients, offering the best of British cuisine with a wide and diverse range of flavours.

No, however, there are a number of hotels nearby.

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