The Royal Pavilion offers a stunning backdrop for corporate events. The magnificent state rooms provide a spectacular setting for drinks receptions, lavish dinners, award ceremonies and so much more while two charming rooms are available for both day and evening events.

Contact Us

To hire the Royal Pavilion or to discuss your requirements in more detail contact the Events Team:

Telephone 03000 290905
Email pavilionfunctions@brighton-hove.gov.uk

For more information download:
Venue Hire brochure for the Royal Pavilion [PDF]
Approved Caterers list for the the Royal Pavilion & Museums [PDF]

Prices for Venue Hire at the Royal Pavilion 2016-17 [PDF]

Prices for Venue Hire at the Royal Pavilion 2017-18 [PDF]

The Banqueting Room and Great Kitchen

Photograph of a table in the Banqueting Room set up for a function, the main chandelier can be seen

Entertain in style in a regal state room that was created for one of the most flamboyant kings in British history.

The Royal Pavilion’s Banqueting Room oozes splendour and extravagance with its visually stunning décor and dazzling centrepiece chandelier held in the claws of a silver dragon.

Photograph of the Great Kitchen in the Royal Pavilion, the two long tables are covered in white tablecloths, there are copper pots and pans around the room, there are four pillars which are made to look like palm trees and a central skylight in the ceilingThe Banqueting Room is hired out with the Great Kitchen (which can also be hired on its own), where guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks in one of the most innovative royal kitchens of its time.

Available for evening hire only

Banqueting Room maximum capacities

Drinks reception and canapés 200
Standing buffet 150
Seated dinner (Banqueting Room only) 90
Seated dinner (Banqueting Room and Great Kitchen) 130

Great Kitchen maximum capacities

Drinks reception and canapés 90
Standing buffet 70
Seated dinner 40

The Music Room

Photograph of the Music Room set up for a concert, rows of chairs are set up concert style and a grand piano sits on a stage

The Royal Pavilion’s extraordinary Music Room, with its dazzling gilded dome ceiling, lotus-shaped chandeliers and opulent regal furnishings, makes an ideal setting for after-dinner music performances, recitals and presentations. It was here that George IV entertained the composer Rossini in 1823.

For evening functions the Music Room can be hired on its own or combined with an event in the Banqueting Room. After banqueting in style guests can wander through the elegant galleries and the Saloon to enjoy an after-dinner event in the plush and exotic surroundings of the Music Room.

Available for evening hire only

Maximum capacity

Seated performances or presentations only (no food or drink) 180

William IV Room

The William IV Room is an ideal venue for both day and evening functions. It is self-contained with its own entrance from the Royal Pavilion gardens, as well as a lobby/cloakroom area and caterer’s kitchen.

Photograph of the William IV Room in the Royal Pavilion. A long table is set up in the middle of the room meeting style with a blue cloth and red and gold chairs. The lights are the shape of Chinese lanterns and the wallpaper is hand painted with exotic birds and flowers

With its beautiful hand-painted Chinese style wallpaper, its light and airy feel, and views of the Royal Pavilion’s glorious Regency gardens, the room is able to accommodate up to 80 people for a standing drinks reception or theatre-style meeting and up to 60 for a seated buffet or dinner.

Available for day and evening hire

Maximum capacities

Standing drinks reception 80
Standing buffet 70
Seated buffet/dinner 60
Theatre–style meeting 80
Reception and meeting 40

Red Drawing Room

The opulent Red Drawing Room is available for small-scale corporate hospitality events and provides the perfect setting for drinks receptions, standing buffets, theatre-style and reception-style meetings and seated dinners.

Photograph of the Red Drawing Room in the Royal Pavilion , the room is set up for a corporate dinner with round tables covered with white cloths and red and gold chairs

Retaining much of George IV’s original 1820s decorative style featuring red dragon wallpaper and palm tree pillars, guests can enjoy the surroundings of one of the most elegant rooms in the Royal Pavilion.

Available for day and evening hire

Maximum capacities

Drinks reception 50
Standing buffet 50
Seated dinner 30
Theatre-style meeting 40
Reception and meeting 20

Guided Tours

Guided tours of the palace are available for your guests. Contact us for more information.

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