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Eltham Palace Events

  • London
  • 0 - 300
  • Banquet, Special Events, Parties

About this venue

Eltham Palace is a stunning art deco showpiece, incorporating the medieval palace that was once Henry VIII’s boyhood home. Set within tranquil, moated gardens near Greenwich, Eltham Palance is one of London’s most unique and exceptional events venues for meetings, receptions, summer parties, team building activities or weddings.

The Great Hall offers space for larger events, including end of year parties, dinner dances, or conferences, while the beautiful landscaped gardens can be for relaxation, team building or country pursuits. Meanwhile, the venue’s catering team is world-class and ready to wow guests on any occasion.

Event Spaces

Choose between five stunning spaces for your next meeting, conference or reception, while incorporating the surrounding grounds.

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    Dining room

    Capacity: 10

    A timelessly fashionable, elegant and inspirational room that’s perfect for intimate but very special dining events.

    • Dimmers
    • Natural Daylight
    • Wi-Fi
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    Entrance Hall

    Capacity: 100

    The stunning room is dominated by a magnificent domed ceiling which showers it in natural daylight. It’s perfect for intimate civil wedding ceremonies.

    • Unique Space
    • Natural Daylight
    • Wi-Fi
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    Italian Drawing Room

    Capacity: 100

    This room has sumptuous surroundings and can be used on its own or with other rooms for drinks receptions, with access to the terrace.

    • Blackout
    • Great Views
    • Wi-Fi
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    Great Hall

    Capacity: 300

    This room once hosted royal banquets. Today, it’s an impressive setting for large events, topped off by the awe-inspiring hammerbeam oak roof.

    • Dimmers
    • Three Phase Power
    • Unique Space
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    Entire Art Deco House

    Capacity: 200

    A simply magnificent 1930s art deco house that gives you a wide range of options when planning any kind of event.

    • Natural Daylight
    • Unique Space
    • Wi-Fi
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    Capacity: 200

    Use the stunning gardens at Eltham Palace for all kinds of events, from garden parties to a day full of team building activities.

    • Natural Daylight
    • Great Views

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Dining room - - - - - - 10 10
Entrance Hall 100 - - - - - - 100
Italian Drawing Room 100 80 - - - - - 100
Great Hall 300 200 - - 150 140 200 300
Entire Art Deco House 200 80 - - - - 60 200
Gardens 200 - - - - - - 200


Eltham Palace has great transport links, with Westcombe Park tube station a couple of miles away and a short walk to Mottingham train station. It’s also not far from London City Airport and the M25 motorway, with 90 onsite parking spaces.


  • Mottingham 0.5 Miles
  • Westcombe Park 1.9 Miles
  • M25 JCT 3 7.5 Miles
  • Car Parking: Onsite (90 spaces)
  • London City Airport 3.9 Miles


Court Yard, Eltham, London, Greater London, SE9 5QE


  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

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Team meetings

The Eltham Palace meeting rooms include great spaces for team planning or board meetings, while the picturesque grounds are great for outdoor team building activities.

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The versatile function rooms cater for conferences, receptions or dining. The largest is the Italian Drawing Room, accommodating up to 80 delegates and with access to a private terrace overlooking the gardens.

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Eltham Palace would be as stylish a wedding venue as you could find. The art deco splendour and beautiful grounds will make your reception ooze effortless cool. The Entrance Hall is ideal for drinks receptions and civil wedding ceremonies of up to 100 guests, with the domed ceiling and circular design adding a special intimacy when sharing your vows.

020916 Payne&Gunter12339


Payne & Gunter 

Payne & Gunter are London’s original caterers. Whether your big event requires grab-food for a bespoke stand-up party, or a spectacular sit-down awards dinner, trust Payne & Gunter to provide the most memorable hospitality and dining experiences in London. The team work across many of London’s iconic venues, such as The Natural History Museum, and provide greenfield catering at some of the most prestigious events in the UK, including The Brits. 


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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.