Kensington Gardens, England, W8 4PX, United Kingdom
Kensington Palace London Corporate Functions & Events
From gala dinners, celebratory receptions, large-scale auctions and charity events – Kensington Palace offers an exclusive setting for a wide range of corporate events in a convenient Central London location.
With an iconic royal backdrop amid sprawling parkland and perfectly manicured gardens, corporate event hosts can look forward to unparalleled hospitality and customer service. This is specially made so with the services of a dedicated events manager and list of quality approved suppliers who are experienced in servicing corporate functions at this regal venue. You’ll find the comprehensive list of caterers, florists, entertainers, production specialists and furniture hirers makes conference planning easy.
Kensington Palace London Corporate Function & Event Highlights:
- 5-minute walk from Queensway station
- 15-minute drive from the City of London
- Central London location
- Exclusive hire available
- Supplier list available for event planning
Spaces At This Venue
The State Apartments
The State Apartments are made up of five unique, individual rooms. The largest and longest of them, the King's Gallery impresses with an imposing image of King Charles on horseback. It is ideal for dinners, receptions as well as private parties and concerts.
Like the King's Gallery, The King's Drawing Room delights with its beautiful artistry and warm vibes. The room also offers gorgeous outdoor views – Queen Victoria's statue, the Round Pond and the Kensington Gardens. The event space is ideal for receptions and private dinners.
Oozing history and opulence, The Cupola Room is a popular venue for dancing, music and celebrations.
The Privy Chamber is a mid-sized event room ideal for pre-dinner drinks events. It is laden with beautiful objet d'art and originally served as Queen Caroline's choice of venue for entertaining writers, thinkers, artists and scientists of her time.
Understated, elegant and intimate, The Queen's Gallery is a spacious event space ideal for large gatherings, receptions and celebratory dinners. The room makes an impression with its beautiful oil paintings and views over the lush Kensington Gardens.
**Not available in 2023**
The Pavilion is an expansive and unique glass-fronted building with a capacity of up to 800 guests for a standing cocktail reception. This event space overlooks the Sunken Garden and is ideal for large-scale celebrations and gala dinners.
**Closed in January 2023**
The Entrance Hall
Offering a cool and airy contrast to the historic State Rooms – the Entrance Hall is a recent addition to the property and is ideal for accommodating large dinners and drinks receptions.
Kensington Palace London Catering
Kensington Palace is a dry hire venue providing you with a list of quality catering suppliers to craft an exquisite dining experience for your guests. Choose from a generous and varied selection of caterers specialising in Kosher, Asian, Indian and traditional English menus.
The palace’s caterers are known for using fresh, seasonal ingredients; innovative flavour fusions and creative presentation where food becomes art – almost too good to eat! Whether you’re after a banquet, themed food stations, roving canapes and bowl food or a gourmet barbecue, you’ll find something special among this handpicked list.
Hosts will need to hire bar services separately. Speak with the inhouse events team for more details.
Highlights of Catering at Kensington Palace London:
- Bespoke catering
- BYO alcohol + corkage
- Vegan menus available
- Hire caterers from the venue’s supplier list
- Kensington Gardens / Hyde Park
- Royal Albert Hall
- The Albert Memorial / Princess Diana Memorial Fountain
- Serpentine Gallery
- Min Jiang
- Park Terrace Restaurant
- Alexandrie Restaurant
Very attractive venue set in one of London's nicest parks. [...] First class experience.
Susan G ·
We had a beautiful wedding last Autumn. It was a really special day, with the ceremony at St Mary Abbot’s Church in Kensington, followed by a swift walk through Kensington High Street, on to The Orangery at Kensington Palace.
Natalie C ·
We had an Arabic wedding at Kensington Palace. It was exactly the way we wanted it, we enjoyed every bit of it!
Yaser R ·
Frequently Asked Questions
Kensington Palace can accommodate a maximum of 800 guests in the Pavilion.
Private dinners and receptions, charity events and large-scale corporate functions like gala dinners are popular at Kensington Palace.
Only wheelchair accessible parking is available onsite. A pay-and-display car park is located in the palace’s vicinity.
The venue has a list of creative catering suppliers who offer Kosher, Asian, Indian and modern English catering for events.
Aneeza started in the event industry in 2011 and has since worked with many recognisable FTSE companies and brands on the planning and operational side for private events and corporate functions. She brings a passionate spirit and unwavering eye for detail to our London team. She's also a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to give tips on the best bars and restaurants in town.