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  • 350
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  • 150
    Minimum Guests

Christmas Party Packages at Somerset House

The Lancaster and River Rooms Christmas Party Venue

Experience the perfect setting for your festive celebrations this year at the iconic Somerset House, with the popular Christmas Party Package returning this year. Somerset House Christmas Party Packages are available in an exciting new location within the venue, the Lancaster and River Rooms, making it ideal for both returning guests and newcomers alike.

Unique and Versatile Suite of Spaces

Situated in the New Wing of Somerset House, the Lancaster and River Rooms boast a combination of raw grandeur with contemporary flair. These rooms feature dramatic pillars, original fireplaces, high ceilings, and breathtaking views over the Thames. The venue offers a private entrance, grand staircase, and a small outdoor area, providing immense potential for unforgettable Christmas parties in London.

Sample Somerset House Christmas Party Packages

Based on a minimum of 150 guests, your package includes the following:

  • Exclusive hire of the Lancaster and River Rooms from 17:30 until 23:00
  • Guest arrival from 18:30
  • Glass of Prosecco upon arrival
  • Selection of delicious nibbles
  • Canapés (3 per person) and bowl food (3 per person)
  • Complimentary food tasting for up to two people
  • Unlimited house red and white wine, house beer, soft drinks, and mineral water
  • Bar opens at 19:00 and closes 30 minutes prior to guest departure
  • Furniture, festive decorations, and a bar
  • DJ, PA system, and coloured uplighters
  • Host available to meet and greet guests upon request
  • Full event management, dedicated event security, and cloakroom facilities

Please note that the sample package above is from the previous year, with a maximum capacity of 350 guests. Please fill in the enquiry form for the exact package for this year and an accurate quote for your group size. Typically a higher number of guests will incur a lower charge for Somerset House Christmas Party Packages

Winter Celebration with Canapé and Bowl Food Reception

The Lancaster and River Rooms Christmas Party Venue also offers a tailored package for those seeking a winter celebration with a canapé and bowl food reception. This option includes:

  • Exclusive venue hire
  • Guest arrival
  • Prosecco
  • Nibbles
  • Bowl food
  • Chef’s table stations
  • Complimentary food tasting
  • Unlimited drinks
  • Furniture, festive decorations, DJ, PA system, uplighters
  • Host and full event management

Please note that the sample package above is from the previous year, with a maximum capacity of 350 guests. Please fill in the enquiry form for the exact package for this year and an accurate quote for your group size. Typically a higher number of guests will incur a lower charge for Somerset House Christmas Party Packages

Extending Your Event

If you would like to extend your event past 23:00, an additional cost will be applied.

Experience the Magic of Somerset House Christmas Parties

The Lancaster and River Rooms Christmas Party Venue at Somerset House promises an extraordinary experience for your festive celebrations in the heart of London. With a dedicated team ensuring your guests enjoy an unforgettable evening, you can rest assured that your Christmas party will be one for the books.

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  • Beau
    Beau
    3 months ago

    Wow! Somerset House is a beautiful building, it’s well kept and a lovely environment. I came to visit the cute exhibition here and I really enjoyed it, the hello kitty cafe is ADORABLE and the food was so yummy. The actual exhibition was very interesting and was decorated really well, I definitely felt like it was worth the cost and it was an enjoyable experience! Can recommend! Also no wait but get there early

  • Ian Bromley
    Ian Bromley
    2 weeks ago

    This is an amazing space both as an example of Baroque architecture, art galleries and open public space. This building was until 2000 the record office of births, deaths and marriages in the UK and the Square was the staff car park. Enjoy this great space, just off The Strand to relax and enjoy the London seasons

  • Kayessie
    Kayessie
    3 months ago

    We went to see the CUTE exhibition as an avid Hello Kitty fan I was quite excited to see it. Yes it was definitely quite interesting and made me for back to my childhood especially it was the time of the rise of “cute” era. However I the Hello Kitty part was only a small part of the exhibit hence I was a tad disappointed but still enjoyed the experience. For the price the exhibition it was quite small and not a lot to see. What’s nice is we were able to go back in a few times to go around it. I do love that they have an online guide, where you scan the QR code and see some explanations in your phone browser. The shop at the end of the exhibit was underwhelming and quite pricey too. It’s generally well organised and staff were helpful.

  • Harry K
    Harry K
    5 months ago

    A cultural center. A hub for arts. Superb Architecture. Amazing open square. Polite, knowledge staff. A must visit for all people. Easy access from Temple underground stop.

  • Christine L
    Christine L
    5 months ago

    Took my sister here for the cute exhibition. She really enjoyed it! Hello kitty pop up cafe probably not worth it.. super long wait. But it's more for the novelty! Go early in the morning if you are keen for it.

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    Please Note

    Event details may vary slightly depending on your requirements. Please contact the venue or event manager using the form above for an accurate proposal.