Mandarin Oriental London

66, Knightsbridge, England, SW1X 7LA, United Kingdom


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Mandarin Oriental London Events

Mandarin Oriental London is a luxury five-star hotel in an unrivalled city location. An elegant backdrop for any occasion, the prestigious venue has hosted royalty, A-list celebrities and countless high-profile social and business functions for more than a century.

From royal banquets and weddings to intimate parties and world-class business functions, the iconic venue knows how to throw a memorable event. With an array of beautiful function rooms all glamorously decorated, guests from 30 to 400 are catered for in style.

Choose to host a grand celebration in the sensational Mandarin Ballroom with its 24-carat gilding and breathtaking chandeliers, or hold an intimate dinner party in the onsite Michelin-star restaurant, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.

The 181-room hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Knightsbridge, just steps away from the city’s most fashionable shopping district, and offers unparalleled views overlooking the lush Hyde Park. 

Highlights of Mandarin Oriental London Events:

  • Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, one of London’s most fashionable shopping precincts
  • The north side of the hotel faces Hyde Park and offering panoramic views over the parkland
  • Within walking distance of Knightsbridge underground station
  • Can be hired exclusively for £18,000, including all events spaces and banqueting kitchen
  • Prestigious venue popular for royal and celebrity celebrations
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standing Up to 400 Standing
dining Up to 266 Dining
theatre Up to 250 Theatre
boardroom Up to 60 Boardroom
cabaret Up to 96 Cabaret
ushaped Up to 70 U-Shaped
classroom Up to 120 Classroom
dinner Up to 200 Dinner & Dance


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 181
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Dry Hire
  In-house Catering & Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

  • Mandarin Oriental, Ballroom

    Mandarin Ballroom

    The Mandarin Ballroom has hosted many celebrations for royals and celebrities, and is where HM Queen Elizabeth II learned to dance with her sister. Filled with rich 24-carat gilding, breathtaking chandeliers and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, the magnificent room can accommodate parties up to 400 guests and features its own entrance onto Knightsbridge and an exclusive Royal Entrance onto Hyde Park. It’s the only five-star hotel in London to offer an adjoining outdoor space with panoramic Hyde Park views.

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  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, The Carlyle Room

    Carlyle Suite 1 & 2

    The Carlyle Suite is an ideal backdrop for small private parties and intimate gatherings. Adjacent to the Mandarin Ballroom, it’s perfect for pre-dinner cocktails or informal coffee breaks and features elegant bas relief panels and grand arched openings. The suite can be hired as a whole or split into two rooms.

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  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Asquith & Balfour

    Balfour & Asquith

    Situated close to the Mandarin Ballroom and fitted with the latest high-tech equipment, the Balfour and Asquith Rooms are suitable for board meetings, launches, presentations and private dining. These elegant rooms also include the services of a personal butler and a private Knightsbridge entrance.

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  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Loggia

    Meeting Rooms

    For small business meetings, guests can choose from Balfour, Asquith, Carlyle East, Carlyle West or the Loggia Room. With unobstructed views over Hyde Park, The Loggia bursts with natural daylight and features elegant gilding and tall French doors which open out onto a terrace.

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Nearby Restaurants

  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
  • Sale E Pepe
  • Mari Vanna
  • Zuma London

Nearby Parks

  • Hyde Park
  • Kensington Gardens
  • St James’s Park
  • Green Park

Nearby Attractions

  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • London Oratory
  • Wellington Arch
  • Science Museum

Venue Testimonials

Brilliant interior design, lovely staff, elegant rooms with all modern amenities, […] unique location with direct access to Hyde Park!

Chic Traveller

Only visited for a training day in one of the meeting rooms but it was beautiful, the staff were very polite and professional and the food was gorgeous.

Lee Hayes

The Grand Dame of London's Heritage hotels. Nothing is too much for The MO team...

Richard Williams

Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings at Mandarin Oriental London start from £220pp inc VAT and are based on a minimum number of 120 guests.

Yes, whether it’s an intimate or grand affair, the venue can accommodate for any size or style, whether it’s 30 guests or 400.

A wedding at Mandarin Oriental London will be a memorable occasion and the glamorous venue makes a spellbinding backdrop to any wedding celebration.

Yes, Mandarin Oriental London has a number of diverse event spaces and is renowned for hosting high-profile business events, having done so for several decades.

Situated just minutes from Knightsbridge Underground, and a short stroll of Sloane Street, Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Green Park, Mandarin Oriental London is conveniently accessed by public transport or taxi.

Valet Parking is available to a highly secure car park adjacent to the hotel.

With three outstanding restaurants, two Michelin stars, and one magnificent bar, Mandarin Oriental London is one of the city’s finest culinary destinations.

Yes, there are 181 hotel rooms, with prices starting from £740 per night.

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