About this room

Café Duke was created from the original washrooms for officers of the United Services Club. The room has retained its original features to showcase its unique and quirky architecture.
If you are looking to hire an unusual venue to hold a dinner, networking event or drinks reception, Cafe Duke's could provide you with the ideal setting. This unique venue was used as the filming location for the blockbuster Batman movie The Dark Knight and the TV drama Downton Abbey.




up to 120



up to 60

Starting prices

Hire Fee


17:00 - 23:00

from £750 Per evening

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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Please note external caterers are only excepted at weekends


In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 23:00

Extension available

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Disabled access Disabled access

Storage space Storage space


Flatscreen TV



Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Accommodation available

Parking available

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events

Rules of the space

116 Pall Mall is close to Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross stations, there is parking in Waterloo Place adjacent to the building.

The main function rooms and business centre are available for exclusive hire weekdays, the other rooms including cafe and wine bar are available in the evenings.

The entire building is available on weekends for exclusive hire with the option of bringing in approved external caterers, speak to our sales executives for more information.

We work with Benugo, our in-house caterer, and are able to tailor packages and menus to work with a client's requirements.
Post events we encourage the use of the wine bar to relax and finish those negotiations.

116 Pall Mall is a stunning Georgian venue in the heart of London. Originally designed by John Nash, the architect behind Marble Arch and Brighton Pavilion; it dates from the early 1820s and is Grade I listed. Originally the home to the United Services Club, the building contains many of the clubs original treasures.

With five floors of event space including seven ornate function rooms, a state of the art Business Centre, meeting rooms, Art Deco café and vaulted brick wine bar, 116 Pall Mall is able to cater for a range of corporate or private events.

With five areas licensed for weddings, the ornate and sweeping grand staircase and the gallery can also be personalised for a special wedding day. We also have a private garden which provides the perfect backdrop for photographs and can be hired in the summer months for drinks receptions of up to 300.

In recent years Downton Abbey has been filmed in the building, as have scenes in The Dark Knight, Gandhi and Foyle’s War. James Bond author Ian Fleming was a regular diner at 116 Pall Mall during WW2 when he was a member of naval intelligence.

Do get in touch, the team here at 116 Pall Mall would love to show you around.

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