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The Benchers' Library 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

Exuding an air of peace and tranquillity, free of distractions from the bustling streets of Central London, this historic room features a high ceiling with large elegant windows overlooking Gray’s Inn Square. Its décor provides the ideal atmosphere for intimate occasions.

The Benchers’ Library is the perfect setting for small meetings, private lunches and dinners.


Capacity

Standing
up to 20
Dining
up to 12
Boardroom
up to 12

Prices

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £720 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include VAT.

Catering

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

Licences

Alcohol licence until 00:00


Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Disabled access
Accommodation available
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Air conditioning
Storage space
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

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

Venue welcomes

VIP events
Enhanced security 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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