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116 rooms overview

This magnificently restored Grade 1-listed building offers a flexible and versatile space for conferences, seminars, and more. It is one of the most popular business venues in the capital, with thousands of IoD members and their guests visiting the premises every week to work, meet, network and be inspired.

The Nash Room at 116 Pall Mall

Nash Room

Named after the fashionable 19th century architect John Nash who designed 116 Pall Mall in the early 1820s, this bright and airy room is the largest and grandest function room in the building. It spans an impressive 3000 square feet, holds up to 400 people and has that much desired wow factor.

Ideal for...

All types of business and social functions such as exhibitions, AGM's, conferences, gala dinners, press launches and wine tasting.

The Waterloo Room at 116 Pall Mall


The Waterloo is a stunning double aspect room overlooking Pall Mall and Waterloo Place. It’s filled with natural daylight and period charm and is a flexible and popular function spaces, often used in conjunction with the Nash as a separate catering or exhibition area.

Ideal for...

Seminars, AGM's, drinks receptions, formal dinners and client entertaining. Perfect for use in conjunction with the Nash room.

The Burton Room at 116 Pall Mall

Burton Room

A classically striking room that offers a blank canvas for entertaining. It’s extremely popular for daytime functions and works very well in conjunction with Trafalgar 1 & 2 as breakout or catering rooms.

Ideal for...

All manner of events, such as conferences, AGMs, seminars, exhibitions and networking functions.

St James Room at 116 Pall Mall

St James 1 & 2

These regal rooms with their large sash windows overlooking Pall Mall are ideal for smaller functions needing more intimate surroundings. They are also interlinking which means that you have the option of opening them up or using one as a breakout or catering room.

Ideal for...

Breakfast meetings, seminars and when used together, board meetings, intimate dinners and for meetings with breakout sessions.

The Trafalgar Room at 116 Pall Mall

Trafalgar 1 & 2

Two interlinking light and airy rooms with an array of original features and charm. The subtle colours of the décor give an elegant and welcoming feel and the versatility that comes from being able to use the rooms together can create a completely different space for your event.

Ideal for...

Drinks receptions, dinners and the perfect breakout or catering room when using the Burton or other rooms.

Weekend hire

The following spaces are only available for weekend hire.

The Carlton Room at 116 Pall Mall

The Carlton Room

The Carlton Room on the ground floor used to be the Smoking Room of the United Service Club. It is adorned with many rich decorative features including the dramatic Ionic columns in the centre of the room. These are finished in scagliola; a skillful plaster treatment designed to imitate marble and add to the splendour in the room. The walls are also covered by gold leaf on linen; a very expensive and delicate treatment enriching the overall impression of opulence.

Ideal for...

Exclusive dinners, dinner dances, elegant drinks receptions, breakfast meetings, parties & celebrations.

The Directors Room at 116 Pall Mall

The Directors' Room

The Directors’ Room on the ground floor of 116 is a particularly interesting room because it extends across three stages of the building’s history. The section nearest the door is part of Nash’s original structure, the middle was addedyyt by Burton in 1858, and the east side is part of an extension added in 1912. Its palatial high ceilings and interesting layout offers flexibility and charm for all types of events.

Ideal for...

Drinks receptions, dinners, dinner dances, exhibitions, product launches, parties and celebrations.

Grand Staircase at 116 Pall Mall

Grand Staircase and Gallery

The magnificent staircase is perhaps one of the most spectacular features of 116 Pall Mall. The staircase is made even more notable by the 15-foot, original, hand-made Regency chandelier which was presented as a gift to the club by George IV in the early 19th century to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo.

The Gallery can be used as a registration area for the Nash, Waterloo and St James’ 1 & 2 rooms is often used to display table plans and guest lists.

The staircase and balcony offers and excellent opportunity to showcase your branding and personalise the area however you like.

Ideal for...

Photo shoots, backdrop to your reception, dinner, dinner dances, conferencing, product launches.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more, discuss pricing, or arrange a personal tour, please get in touch with our team:

020 7451 9191


Our support covers everything from AV requirements and WiFi, to florist and linen suppliers, and more besides.

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