Private Dinners and Receptions

With the ability to dine under the hull of Cutty Sark or sip champagne on the Historic Prime Meridian, Royal Museums Greenwich is an awe-inspiring place to dine, celebrate and entertain -  from small gatherings of 10 up to large receptions of 1000.   

Royal Museums Greenwich is fortunate to have stunning and unique private dining spaces, where guests can marvel at historic monuments whilst experiencing incredible hospitality.

The Queens House

Dinner in the Great Hall at the Queens House

In The Queen’s House, The Great Hall is an ideal setting for dinner parties and exclusive suppers. A perfect 40-foot cube, with its original black and white marble floor and a large vaulted ceiling decorated with gold leaf, the hall offers fine views of the River Thames and the Old Royal Naval College. To finish in style, guests and watch fireworks from the terrace.  With a capacity to seat 120 and available for 19.00-23.00pm

The Octagon Room at the Royal Observatory

From its hilltop setting in Greenwich Park, the Royal Observatory commands breath-taking views of Canary Wharf and the City of London. Flamsteed House is the original Observatory building, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 to house the Astronomers Royal. At its heart is the magnificent Octagon Room, the reception room of the Astronomer Royals for hundreds of years. It is truly amazing to dine at the home of time. Events can be enhanced by private tours, telescope viewings as well as planetarium shows. With a capacity of 60 guests.

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Royal Museums Greenwich provides ample opportunities for all types of receptions and networking events, gala dinners and award ceremonies: 

Neptune Court at the National Maritime Museum

Dinner at the National Maritime Museum

The largest of our venues is the National Maritime Museum, conveniently located near the ExCel centre and Canary Wharf. With its dramatic glass roof, Neptune Court makes the perfect venue for gala dinners and award ceremonies. Its capacity for large-scale staging, rigging and branding makes it a dramatic back drop for your events.
Guests can take a break from the hospitality and visit one of our many galleries such as: Nelson, Navy Nation, Jutland and Traders: The East India Company and Asia. The Lower Deck offers opportunities to mingle while browsing the fascinating objects on display and, weather permitting, your guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks on the colonnades overlooking Greenwich Park.With a capacity of 1000 standing and 550 seated for award dinners 


For a unique and famous space look no further than Cutty Sark. The last surviving tea clipper has been beautifully preserved and guests can now hold receptions under its copper hull. Depending on numbers, guests can also have drinks served on the main deck under Cutty Sark’s magnificent masts whilst looking up the Thames towards the City.  With a capacity of 450 standing or 250 seated.

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Christmas Parties

Christmas at Cutty Sark

Celebrate this festive season at one of the most famous ships in the world. The fastest of her time, Cutty Sark stands as a glorious monument to the age of sail. Situated on the shore of the mighty River Thames the ship provides commanding views over Canary Wharf and the City of London. An evening beneath her gleaming hull is a truly unique experience, and with the whole ship reserved exclusively for your use, your guests are free to explore this extraordinary vessel at their leisure.

We have partnered this year with Smart Group with Catering by Moving Venue to bring you a truly awesome Christmas experience please follow the link below for more information and package prices.


Christmas at the Planetarium

Christmas at the Peter Harrison Planetarium


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