Merchant Taylors' Hall

Merchant Taylors' Hall

Merchant Taylors’ Hall is a magnificent venue for corporate events that will leave a lasting impression; in the heart of the city of London, this beautiful historic building has stood on the same site since 1347, and today offers a unique venue for refined corporate events of all kinds.

With 9 stunning function spaces, it’s a tough choice! The splendour of the galleried Great Hall, is perfect for a glittering conference, awards presentation or banquet for up to 350 delegates, with breakout space available in the Drawing Room, Parlour and Committee Room. The Drawing Room is hung with Chinese silk wallpaper and is used with the adjoining King’s Gallery; a bright and elegant space for receptions for 140 or conferences for up to 80 delegates.

The King’s Gallery itself has all the grace and style necessary for a distinguished reception for 50 or for a board meeting for 20 executives. The breathtaking Parlour, with its moulded ceiling and carved wood panelling accommodates 80 guests in theatre style, 140 for a reception, or 36 for a board meeting. The hallowed ambience of the Library is perfect for board meetings, for up to 20 people.

The country house feel of the Court Room sets the scene for conferences for 48 or table meetings for 22, whilst the light and airy Committee Room is perfect for those discreet executive meetings for up to 10. The Cloisters makes for superb exhibition space or a reception for 175 guests, with a vaulted ceiling, pillared colonnade and floor to ceiling windows. Finally, the wonderful flagstoned central Courtyard Garden makes a timeless setting for any outdoor event in the warmer months of the year.

High ceilings and big windows allow natural light to flood in, with subtle lighting from lamps and chandeliers to add ambience and atmosphere. A polished technical team are at hand to take care of your audiovisual needs using the latest hi-tech equipment, and the experienced events staff are very accommodating and will ensure that all your requirements are met and that your event runs smoothly. Renowned caterers offer a choice of menus to provide delicious refreshments and food for all occasions. The venue has close links with partners who provide a high standard of accommodation, entertainment and photography, and to transform any event space to your exact requirements.

Merchant Taylors’ Hall can be found in the heart of the Square Mile, a mere 3-minute stroll from Bank underground station, with good access to other transport links.

Venue Merchant Taylors' Hall
Capacity 400 guests
Address 30 Threadneedle Street
Greater London
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (3)

Merchant Taylors' Hall - CHRISTMAS PARTIES


  • Guests: 280 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £80.00 per person
  • Description & Details

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Merchant Taylors' Hall - Daily Delegate Rate

Daily Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 350 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £50.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Tea, coffee and Danish pastries on arrival Morning tea, coffee and biscuits Cold fork buffet with tea, coffee and soft drinks Afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits Staffing

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Merchant Taylors' Hall - SUMMER PARTIES


  • Guests: 175 max
  • Price: from £55.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Choose from: Drinks and Canapés BBQ and Pimms (with wet weather contingency)

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (9)

The Great Hall - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Great Hall

  • Max Capacity: 350
  • Dimensions: L:26.00m x W:13.00m x H:13.00m
  • Full Details

    338m2 floor space makes the hall ideal for all large events – receptions, conferences, awards ceremonies and more. The soaring 13m ceiling ensures that even at its full capacity, no-one feels cramped. Magnificent 3m tall windows offer natural light by day and those from the King’s Gallery can be back-lit by night. The organ gallery is accessible for AV crews, theming and photography. Adjoining rooms and spaces are the Cloisters, the Parlour and the Courtyard Garden.


    • Reception: 350
    • Dinner & Dance: 250
    • Formal Dining: 280
    • Cabaret: 192
    • Theatre: 380
    • Classroom: 160
    • U-Shape: 140
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The Cloisters - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Cloisters

  • Max Capacity: 175
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    Reception space for drinks and canapés or as an exhibition space, or somewhere congenial to circulate and talk. Colonnade and windows looking out into the Courtyard Garden, the Cloisters has an authentic collegiate atmosphere.

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The Courtyard Garden - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Courtyard Garden

  • Max Capacity: 175
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    Private stone-flagged, fragrant, sunny garden courtyard, a wonderful space for guests to mingle, relax and enjoy themselves. The Courtyard Garden has the perfect ambiance for barbecues and informal gatherings as well as for receptions and corporate events. Because of its central position, the Courtyard Garden links easily with the Cloisters, the Great Hall and the Parlour.

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The Parlour - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Parlour

  • Max Capacity: 160
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    Elegant space for special occasions perfect for lunches or dinners. Large Georgian windows overlook the Courtyard Garden. Hand-carved oak-panelling, candelabra wall lights and a beautifully moulded ceiling.


    • Reception: 160
    • Dinner & Dance: 60
    • Formal Dining: 80
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 36
    • Cabaret: 48
    • Theatre: 91
    • Classroom: 55
    • U-Shape: 63
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The Drawing Room - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Drawing Room

  • Max Capacity: 140
  • Full Details

    Soft pastel colours complement the hand-painted Chinese silk floral wallpaper in this exquisite, spacious room which can comfortably accommodate up to 48 people in a cabaret seating arrangement. The Drawing Room is used together with the adjoining King’s Gallery.


    • Reception: 140
    • Formal Dining: 80
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 34
    • Cabaret: 48
    • Theatre: 91
    • Classroom: 55
    • U-Shape: 36
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Court Room - Merchant Taylors' Hall

Court Room

  • Max Capacity: 50
  • Full Details

    Handsome mullioned windows overlook the garden and plenty of natural light and contact with the outdoors keeps the atmosphere fresh for board meetings or business group assemblies. By night, the room is transformed into a charming and distinguished dining space for up to 50 people.


    • Reception: 50
    • Formal Dining: 50
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 50
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The King's Gallery - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The King's Gallery

  • Max Capacity: 50
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    Ideal for up to 50 guests for a buffet arrangement in luxurious surroundings. No surprise James I chose to dine here in 1607, four years after becoming King. Light pastels give the room a fresh, contemporary poise. Floor to ceiling windows add an extra dimension by overlooking the Great Hall below.

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The Library - Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Library

  • Max Capacity: 40
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    Library is an inspired choice for a top-level business meeting or a celebration dinner. With its glass panelled bookcases and a cosy fire, the Library perfectly blends formality with intimacy.


    • Reception: 40
    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 25
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Committee Room - Merchant Taylors' Hall

Committee Room

  • Max Capacity: 10
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    This smaller room is beautifully appointed and functional. A generously proportioned mullioned window lets in plenty of light and offers Courtyard Garden views.


    • Reception: 10
    • Formal Dining: 10
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 10
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Venue Features (12)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Smoking Area
  • Training Specialists
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access