Middle Temple


Enjoy 450 years of history at Middle Temple, an historic event venue in the heart of London. Available for private hire for private dinners, drinks receptions, weddings, meetings, conferences, and garden parties.

Built between 1562 and 1573, our main buildings remain virtually unchanged today, with glorious original features surviving the Great Fire of London and both World Wars. Superb, detailed architecture, impressive oak paneling and beautiful stained glass create a breathtaking and majestic atmosphere – a truly spectacular and historic event venue.

A private dinner service for your wedding or event can be served in the Queen’s Room, Prince’s Room, Parliament Chamber or The Hall at our historic event venue – depending on the size of your party. Your guests will dine where famous names from history have dined including; Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake, Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, 27th President of the United States William Taft, British Prime Ministers Harold Macmillan, Anthony Eden and many members of the British Royal Family including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Princess Diana. Afterwards, or before dining, your guests can also enjoy our award-winning gardens, nestled away from the busy streets, providing an oasis of space and tranquility in the center of London.


Queen’s Room

Room capacity

Lunch/Dinner: 22

Boardroom: 22

Theater Style: 50

Reception: 60

Wedding Ceremony: 50

Room dimensions
8m x 7.8m

Graceful and elegant, with sweeping views of the gardens, this room is perfect for a private dinner party for up to 22 guests, or a reception for up to 60 guests. The Queens Room is also licensed for wedding ceremonies.

Parliament Chamber

Room capacity

Lunch/Dinner: 60

Reception: 100

Theatre Style: 70

Boardroom: 20

U-Shape: 25

Hollow Square: 28

Wedding ceremony: 70

Dining Round Tables: 40

Room dimensions
9.5m x 7.8m

Previously the Inn’s library, the intricate ceiling, beautiful stained glass and views onto the tranquil gardens make this an ideal wedding reception venue or for champagne receptions. Seating up to 60 guests for a formal meal this distinguished room is certain to quietly impress your guests. Perfect for hosting a welcome reception of up to 100 guests prior to a dinner in the Hall.

Prince’s Room

Room capacity

Dinner on rounds: 30

Dining long tables: 18

Reception: 80

Theater style: 30

Boardroom: 18

Wedding ceremony: 60

Room dimensions
10.8m x 7.7m

Named for HRH Prince William who became a Royal Bencher in 2009, this elegant room creates a majestic setting with an original fireplace and stately oak panelling. Perfect for hosting small dinners, this room is also licensed for weddings.

The Hall

Room capacity


Reception: 400

Theatre style: 300

Dining Round Tables: 212

Room dimensions
27.4m x 12.1m

One of the finest examples of an Elizabethan Hall in the country, this versatile banqueting hall space can be used for a dramatic backdrop for any event, accommodating up to 294 guests for a reception, and laid out in a variety of styles including up to 19 round tables, or a lecture-style theatre with a podium.

The Gardens

Room capacity

Dinner: 400

Reception: 750

Room dimensions
2630 sq.m

Over 1000 square meters of immaculately maintained lawns, exquisitely manicured borders and award winning blooms, our gardens are a beautiful oasis for guests to mingle on a summer’s day. Of an evening, views over the twinkling lights of the Embankment create a magical atmosphere for any event.

An all-weather marquee can be hired for garden parties and can host a reception of up to 750 guests. If you are considering an outdoor event, please contact our events team to discuss the details further.

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