The Hall at Honourable Society of Gray's Inn

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8 South Square, Chancery Lane St., London, WC1R 5ET Show map
Chancery Lane Station (150 yd)
Gray's Inn B.

Gray's Inn B.

About this space

Encapsulating the true nature, life and history of Gray’s Inn, the Hall has changed little since Elizabethan times. It manages effortlessly to combine intimacy, tradition and grandeur for any occasion, whether it is a formal corporate conference or a memorable private wedding reception.

The Hall offers a distinguished venue for a wide variety of events, from informal wedding parties and gala balls to formal dinners and corporate receptions. This space is licensed for civil weddings up to 180 guests.

Captivating in its traditional surroundings, the Hall is decorated with historic paintings and heraldic shields. Several of the exquisite stained glass windows date back to 1462. The historic Armada screen is believed to be made of oak timbers from a captured ship of the Spanish Armada and given to the Inn by Queen Elizabeth I.


Capacity

Standing
up to 350
Dining
up to 156
Theatre
up to 200
Cabaret
up to 84
U-Shaped
up to 50
Classroom
up to 72

Prices

Monday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Per day
16:00 – 23:00
from £3000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.

Catering

In-house catering
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Can provide halal
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 00:00

Wedding licence


Facilities

Wi-Fi
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Disabled access
Accommodation available
Free parking is available on-site
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Air conditioning
Storage space

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events

Rules of the space

We recommend the use of our own approved DJ's who are used to working with the Inn's unique spaces. We do welcome clients to bring their own bands and entertainment for their events. There is a restriction on open air amplified music in the Walks, but other types such as a string quartet work very well.

We allow events to run until midnight, when the site should be vacated.

For events finishing later at 11pm or later, staff taxis must be covered.

For events larger than 350 guests, additional security, cloakroom attendant and toilet attendant need to be allocated



The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn is one of London’s hidden treasures. It was founded over 600 years ago, and offers an oasis of calm steeped in centuries of tradition.

Today, Gray’s Inn offers the finest facilities and most impressive corporate conference and private function services in a magnificent and welcoming setting.

This prestigious and exquisite venue is available for a wide variety of corporate and private events all year round. Our innovative meeting, conferencing, banqueting and wedding service provides a personal and professional consultation to ensure impeccable planning and attention to detail, allowing you complete peace of mind.

We have six event rooms available to hire, from our magnificent Elizabethan Hall to the Rose Heilbron Room which offers the very latest in video conferencing technology. Whatever the event, we have a room to cater for your requirements.

Gray’s Inn gardens are known as 'The Walks' and were originally designed in 1606 by the then Treasurer, Sir Francis Bacon, whose statue can be seen in the South Square. The Walks remain among the largest private gardens in London: five acres of perfectly maintained park entered through a pair of impressive iron gates.

During the summer 'The Walks' are equipped with a graceful and elegant marquee which is hard floored and carpeted throughout. The versatile structure holds endless opportunities for a wide variety of summer events.

The Walks and the marquee offer a distinguished setting for private and corporate parties, wedding receptions, concerts, barbecues and other outdoor events.

We have limited availability for 2018 Summer Marquee and Wedding dates, as well as day and evening availability in Hall from June to September.


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